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At SPS Hospitals, we have the most efficient team of medical specialists in General / Internal Medicine who address the illness of the patients and offer the most accurate diagnosis and healthcare with the best possible treatment. 

General Medicine or Internal medicine is one of the most critical specialities of medicine. Several health issues can only be treated with medicines including diabetes, asthma, arthritis, hypertension, cold and flu, in addition to some other conditions.  It deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of internal diseases. The doctors who specialise in Internal medicine are called ‘physicians’.  The physicians at SPS Hospitals work tirelessly to offer unrivalled treatment to their patients.  

Facilities at SPS Hospitals

We, at SPS Hospitals, make certain that all the patients suffering from different ailments receive top-of-the-line diagnosis and treatment. Your search for the “best general practitioner near me should end at the SPS Hospitals. Our world-class team of physicians and practitioners use advanced technology to diagnose and treat a plethora of ailments and ensure a hospitable environment for all. Our staff is skilled in managing patients and works tirelessly in ensuring the complete recovery of all the patients.

Treatments Offered For Various Medical Conditions at SPS Hospitals

The physicians at SPS Hospitals harbour expertise in diagnosing and treating a variety of diseases and conditions. We provide treatments for a wide range of conditions, including, but not limiting to:

Cardiovascular system

  • Ischaemic heart disease (angina, heart attack)
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Respiratory system

  • Asthma
  • Pneumonia
  • Emphysema or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Lung fibrosis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastrointestinal system
  • Liver disease including alcoholic liver disease
  • Cerebrovascular accidents (strokes)

Neurological system

  • Epilepsy (seizures)
  • Haematological
  • Dementia
  • Anaemia
  • Diabetes
  • Endocrinological
  • Thyroid disease
  • Pituitary disease

Procedures Performed at SPS Hospitals

General physicians are trained to perform a variety of procedures. They carry out a thorough diagnosis, examine the patient’s medical history, and then suggest suitable treatment. While some issues can be treated with medicines alone, some are treated (or diagnosed) through medical procedures. Physicians at SPS Hospitals perform several procedures to relieve patients of their ailments. Some common procedures performed at SPS are: 

  • Nasogastric (NG) tube placement
  • Intravenous (IV) line insertion
  • Endotracheal intubation
  • Venipuncture (“blood draw”) to test blood
  • Arterial puncture to analyse blood gases
  • Urinary catheters placement
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy

Our physicians have the required training and experience in complex, invasive therapeutic procedures, such as paracentesis, thoracentesis, and lumbar puncture.


  • Liver biopsy
  • Stent insertion
  • Upper and lower endoscopy
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Oesophagal manometry


  • Cardioversion
  • Implantable defibrillators 
  • Pacemakers
  • Stent insertion
  • Angioplasty
  • Coronary catheterization,
  • Electrophysiology testing and ablation, 
  • Echocardiograms, 
  • Cardiac stress testing
  • Placement of intra-aortic and intra-ventricular devices


  • Bone Density testing
  • Dynamic hormone testing 
  • Thyroid biopsy


  • Plasmapheresis
  • Lymph node biopsy
  • Stem cell transplant
  • Bone marrow biopsy


  • Tracheostomy placement
  • Chest tube thoracostomy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Intubation and ventilator management


  • Dialysis
  • Kidney biopsy


  • Therapeutic injection and Joint Aspiration


  • Rhinoscopy
  • Skin Testing

Why Choose Us?

SPS Hospitals’ General Medicine department is committed to offering unrivalled medical care to all patients. Our highly advanced treatments, in addition to a skilled team of medical professionals and a hospitable environment, make a patient’s journey from diagnosis to treatment smooth. Our physicians ensure that the diseases and conditions are diagnosed promptly and offer the best treatment to eradicate them from the roots. We, at SPS Hospitals, also guide patients on how to take care of themselves post-treatment.


You must immediately consult a General Physician in Ludhiana if you notice something unusual with your body. The General Medicine doctors at SPS Hospitals offer diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of cardiovascular, respiratory, neurological, skin-related, and other ailments.

 The General Physicians at SPS Hospitals are highly experienced and polite while dealing with the patients. They will always be thorough with the assessments and physical examinations. Here is a list of what General physicians will –

  • Check your personal health history & medical records. 
  • Assess your Symptoms.

No. General Physicians (GPs) do not perform surgeries. However, they are trained in performing some medical procedures to diagnose/treat certain conditions. 

The General physicians at SPS Hospitals will conduct required medical tests (if required) before suggesting a suitable treatment for you. While some issues might be treated with medicine, the rest might require procedures to be performed that are mentioned above. Our physicians are trained to perform various medical procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of different medical conditions.

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