The Department of Internal Medicine (or) General Medicine includes physicians whose primary role is to provide medical care in the hospital. This team of professionals includes physicians, nurses and physician assistants who work closely to ensure appropriate management of complex medical cases.

The medical speciality that comprises of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult health problems. We provide an array of care ranging from general healthcare to specialized and complex treatments with compassion. The Department of Internal Medicine deals with intricate problems relevant to internal medicine in the Emergency, OPD and ICU every day. Our Internal Medicine Team take care of patients suffering from problems including pain, infectious diseases, fever, cold, cough, diabetes, immunological diseases, hypertension, connective tissue disorders with compassion. Our strong Laboratory and Radiology department augment the efficient operations of our department of Internal Medicine. The operations of the department are in adherence with standard protocols.

Considering the case load, treatment standards and facilities, the National Board had recognized it for DNB Medicine teaching programme. The DNB programme is running successfully since the year 2009.

GENERAL MEDICINE (VH)
Doctors Name Professional Qualifications Areas of Specialization Experience
Dr R. Ganesan
BSc., MBBS., MD (Internal Medicine) General Medicine Currently HOD Dept.of Internal Medicine at Vijaya Hospital.
Associated with Vijaya Hospital since 1996.
Medical Advisor (Occupational and Industrial Health) to SRF Ltd., Company, Manali, Chennai for over 26 years.
1993 – 1995: Worked under Dr.K.N.Reddy, Sr.Consultant Cardiologist, at Apollo Hospital.
1986 – 1989: Worked under Prof.Arjundas (Senior Consultant Neurologist) for 3 years.
1987 – 1988: Special trainee for 1 year in IMCU at Govt.General Hospital.
Dr S. Gopal
MBBS., MD., General Medicine Associated with Vijaya Hospital as Sr.Consultant for over 2 decades.
Over three decades of experience in the field of Internal Medicine.
Was associated with Railway Hospital as Senior Duty Medical Officer for 25 years.
Dr A. Thomas George
MBBS., MD., MAMS., General Medicine Over 3 decades of experience as Sr.Physicians at Vijaya Hospital.
Was in-charge of Emergency and Intensive Care Unit under the renowned Physician and Cardiologist Dr T. J. Cherian.
Dr G. Rangaprasad
MBBS., MD., General Medicine Associated with Vijaya Hospital since 1996.
Over 3 decades of experience in the field of Internal Medicine.
Dr D. Suresh Kumar MBBS., MD., FHIV., ACTMH., Infectious Disease Medicine Associated with Vijaya Hospital since the year 2011.
2011 – Consultant Infectious Diseases at Mercury Hospital.
2002 - 2009 – Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stanley Medical College.
2007 - 2011 – Consultant Physician, Chennai Meenakshi Hospital (Devaki).
Over 15 years of experience in the field of Medicine.
Year 2010 - International Best Infectious Diseases Fellow, American Society for Microbiology.
Areas of Interest Include: Infection Control, HIV Medicine, Antibiotic Stewardship & Tropical Medicine.
Dr N. Babu
MBBS., MD (Gen Med), FHIVM., MBA (HSM) General Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, HIV Medicine, Infectious Disease, Toxicology Chief Medical Officer at Vijaya Hospital since the year 2013.
Associated with Vijaya Hospital since the year 2010.
Physician with wide experience in managing variety of cases and worked across Tamil Nadu in various capacities.
Graduated as Fellow in HIV Medicine (I-TECH, USA), and practicing as HIV Physician.
Has few research papers and conference presentation to his credit.
Trained in Toxicology and presented papers in various conferences across the world in OPC poisoning, snake bite poisoning and household poisoning.
Trained government doctors in poison and intensive care management as Consultant Course Coordinator at The Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project.
Co-authored Intensive Care and Toxicology Training Manual.
 
GENERAL MEDICINE (VHC)
Doctors Name Professional Qualifications Areas of Specialization Experience
Dr Jayashree Krishnan MD., DD., DPT (UK), DD (Lon) General Medicine Associated with Vijaya Health Centre since 2002.
1996 – 1998 – Consultant Physician at GG Hospital.
1995 – 1996 -Senior Registrar, Vijaya Health Centre.