India is undoubtedly the diabetes capital of the world with an estimated 50 million people living with Diabetes. While it so widely prevalent, early diagnosis and treatment go a long way in preventing multiple complications of this dreaded lifestyle disease. Regular check-ups and timely detection play a vital role in controlling and managing the problem. Common complications of diabetes include diabetic nephropathy and diabetic foot.
At Medway, complete diabetes care is available and our eminent diabetologists provide end to end care for all diabetes-related complications including that of the heart, eyes, kidneys, and feet. Our department of endocrine and diabetes is taking care of 10000 diabetic patients we specialize in remission of diabetes. We also have the latest technology in the treatment of diabetes like ambulatory glucose profile where without pricking blood sugar is checked pain-free sugar checking and glucose monitoring.
Endocrinology deals with the endocrine glands like the thyroid and the hormones secreted by them. Hormones are chemicals that regulate metabolism, respiration, growth, reproduction, sensory perception, and movement. Hormone imbalances are the underlying reason for a wide range of medical conditions. Important hormones are the thyroid hormone, growth hormone, and insulin. These doctors are trained to diagnose and manage diseases that affect the glands including the thyroid gland, adrenal gland, PCOD, sex hormone disorders, and diabetes.
Our endocrinologists aim to restore hormone balance within the body’s systems and treat a range of endocrine disorders like hypo and hyperthyroidism, PCOD, etc.
This department deals with conditions of the ear, nose and throat and also related structures of the head and neck. A thorough examination of the ears, nose, throat and neck is performed and we generally screen for hearing loss and we use pressure testing to examine the eardrum for fluid. The nasal septum and turbinates are examined with a specialised headlamp and mirror. Common problems include ear infections like otitis media or externa, perforated eardrum with hearing loss. Nasal infections and sinusitis are also common. Tonsillitis is probably the commonest throat infection in children.
The expertise of our very qualified ENT surgeons ensures treatment of even difficult conditions affecting the ear, nose or the throat.
The department of medical gastroenterology focusses on the disorders and diseases of the digestive system from the mouth to the anus including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. It includes common and important conditions such as colon polyps and cancer, hepatitis, gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), peptic ulcer disease, colitis, gallbladder and biliary tract disease, nutritional problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and pancreatitis.
Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal disorders usually include investigations like endoscopy and colonoscopy. At Medway , this department is equipped with advanced endoscopy and colonoscopy instruments for accurate diagnosis and the treatment of gastrointestinal ailments.
This department deals with the surgical treatment of diseases of the digestive tract and includes treatment for conditions like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Gastric and duodenal ulcers, cancer of the esophagus and stomach. Surgeries are performed either as open or laparoscopic.
At Medway , most of the gastrointestinal surgeries are done laparoscopically and our eminent surgical gastroenterologists routinely perform laparoscopic gall bladder removal for gall stones, Mesh hernioplasty for incisional and inguinal hernias and many more complicated surgeries.
Specialized clinics like GI bleed clinic, Liver disease clinic, stomach pain clinics are available at Medway with the best specialists in these specialties consult here regularly.
Also called as internal medicine, this deals with the diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases. Doctors of general medicine are usually called as physicians in India and they are highly skilled in the management of patients who have diseases involving multiple organs or systems. At Medway hospitals, our physicians are specially trained to care for patients with complex illnesses involving multiple organs, in which the diagnosis may difficult. Their specialized training provides expertise in diagnosis and treatment of problems affecting different body systems in a patient. Many patients meet our general physicians first who usually is able to effectively treat most of the diseases.
This department deals with the surgical treatment of the abdominal organs like the Esophagus, Stomach, small intestine, large bowel, liver, pancreas, gall bladder, appendix, hernias, etc., It also deals with surgical treatment of diseases of the thyroid, skin, breast, soft tissue and peripheral vascular surgery.
Proficiency in surgery comes with experience and our General Surgeons are well trained required to handle any surgical emergency. They are very used to performing a variety of procedures to stabilize critical patients after such as after road traffic accidents, trauma, etc.
Geriatrics focuses on the healthcare of the elderly. It aims to promote good health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. Geriatrics differs from standard adult medicine because it focuses on the unique needs of the elderly person. As the body ages, certain problems arise and become pronounced. Previous health issues and lifestyle choices play an important role in the development of geriatric problems.
Our geriatric specialist will help you to identify any nagging problems peculiar to old age and help sort them out.
Infectious diseases also called as communicable diseases are a group of illnesses which results from infectious agents such as Viruses, Bacteria and Parasites. Infections can happen in any part of the body and people who are weak, sick, malnourished, have cancer or are diabetic are at increased risk to chronic or persistent infections
Infections are diagnosed by identifying the infectious agent by carrying out a host of tests and once identified will be treated with specific antibiotics which can be in the form of tablets, IM or IV injections.
If you feel you have a longstanding nagging infection or if you suffer from repeated infections, please come in to visit our experienced ID specialists who will scrutinize your old reports and after carrying out a few necessary tests will certainly diagnose the disease and treat you accordingly.
This department deals with the preservation of kidney health and the treatment of kidney problems. This could range from diet and medication to more complicated therapies such as renal replacement therapy like dialysis and renal transplants. Systemic conditions like diabetes and autoimmune disease can severely damage the kidneys requiring longstanding treatment.
Our department of nephrology is well known throughout the city for its well-experienced nephrologists and comprehensive kidney care. We regularly treat patients with acute and chronic kidney disease including chronic renal failure, kidney stones, diabetic and hyper nephropathy. Medway provides advanced dialysis services at a very affordable cost. We do renal transplant at a very affordable cost.