DR. KARTHIK KUMAR KR

Departments: Family Medicine/General Practice
Languages: English, Tamil
Position: General Practitioner
About Doctor

Dr. Karthic has 12 years experience in renowned healthcare institutions in India. He is an expert in handling patients of all ages with cardiac, respiratory, neurological, GIT, Renal, Musculoskeletal, Endocrinological, Dermatologial & Mental health issues as per evidence-based medicine. Furthermore Dr. Karthik has dedicated 9 years of his total experience in management of renal failure patients including Hemodialysis , Renal transplantations & management of critical ICU care.

His area of interest is in handling critically ill and emergency patients in an intensive care unit. His ability to liaise with specialists and work as a team helps in easy diagnosis and early recognition of emergency care for patients.

He is furthering his growth in the specialization of Nephrology and is also developing administrative skills in key policy formation for the improvement of service provision to patients.

Expertise
  • Family medicine and health check-ups (including management of diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol, obesity)
  • Geriatric care
  • Primary wound care / dressings / debridement
  • Minor surgical procedures (simple cyst removal, suturing laceration, stitches removal, incision & drainage, cryotherapy, splinting)
  • Acute illnesses including fever / sepsis
  • Chronic illnesses (renal care, gout, cardiac issues, endocrine issues, respiratory and pulmonary management)
  • Anaemia management
  • Dermatological issues
  • Disorders related to sleep / anxiety / depression
  • Cancer screening and early detection
  • Counselling and treatments for psycho-social / mental health problems
  • Diet and nutritional advice
  • Referral to specialists
  • Doppler studies / ultrasound scans
Education
  • M.B.B.S (2011)