Rheumatology & Immunology is a superspecialty of Medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of patients with Rheumatic or musculo-skeletal diseases- in simple terms, “Arthritis”. Rheumatic Diseases comprise a heterogeneous group of disorders of the connective tissue, joints and bones in which musculo-skeletal pain and stiffness are the prominent symptoms. Rheumatic diseases affect people of all ages and ethnic groups and are the commonest cause of physical impairment in the community. About 20 % of population suffers from musculoskeletal pain at any given point of time. The once in a lifetime prevalence is 100%, that is, everyone will suffer from a Rheumatological illness in his/her lifetime.
The Department of Endocrinology provides tertiary level health care for the pediatric, adolescent, pregnant, adult and geriatric patients with diabetes as well as other common complex endocrine problems. Individual electronic medical record is being maintained for both OPD and IPD patients. In its academic portfolio, the department is actively involved in clinical research, drug trials, post-graduate teaching and conduction of CMEs for practicing physicians. Common Endocrinology problems being encountered and dealt being include- diabetes and its complications management, obesity management, thyroid disorders, metabolic bone disease clinic, pituitary disorder, disorder of ovary and disorder of testis. The department is one-stop centre which provides full facility for thorough evaluation, investigations by in-house hormone assays with facility of same day reporting, and treatment on both OPD and IPD basis by experts in the most benevolent ambience. Open 24 Hours Every Day Of The Year!