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1,041 Best General Physicians in Karachi

Also known as General Practitioner ,ماہرِ طب ,Physician, GP and Mahir-e-tib

Dr. Areej Haroon GOLD

Dietitian, Sonologist, Nutritionist, General Physician, Aesthetic Medicine Specialist

MBBS

Under 15 Min Wait Time
14 Years Experience
100% (34) Satisfied Patients Satisfied
GOLD

Dr. Areej Haroon

Dietitian, Sonologist, Nutritionist, General Physician, Aesthetic Medicine Specialist

MBBS

Under 15 Min Wait Time
14 Years Experience
Great experience, nice clean office friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Dr. Pyar Ali Fazel GOLD

Internal Medicine Specialist, General Physician, Consultant Physician

MBBS, FCPS (Medicine)

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
29 Years Experience
92% (11) Satisfied Patients Satisfied
GOLD

Dr. Pyar Ali Fazel

Internal Medicine Specialist, General Physician, Consultant Physician

MBBS, FCPS (Medicine)

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
29 Years Experience
Dr. Pyar Ali Fazel was helpful and thorough and seemed to be a caring doctor.

Dr. Aijaz Ahmed

Nephrologist, Family Physician, Hypertension Specialist, Diabetes Counsellor, Asthma Specialist, Consultant Physician, Diabetologist, Pulmonologist, General Physician, Infectious Disease Specialist, Gastroenterologist

MBBS, FCPS (Nephrology), M.C.P.S

Under 15 Min Wait Time
15 Years Experience
98% (1039) Satisfied Patients Satisfied

Dr. Aijaz Ahmed

Nephrologist, Family Physician, Hypertension Specialist, Diabetes Counsellor, Asthma Specialist, Consultant Physician, Diabetologist, Pulmonologist, General Physician, Infectious Disease Specialist, Gastroenterologist

MBBS, FCPS (Nephrology), M.C.P.S

Under 15 Min Wait Time
15 Years Experience
The first thing a doctor must show, is kindness. Dr Aijaz was really kind and took his time to properly consult me regarding my queries. Really good doctor.

Dr. Anita Haroon

Nephrologist, Primary Care Physician, Internal Medicine Specialist, Hypertension Specialist, Health Checkups, General Physician, Family Physician, Diabetologist, Critical Care Physician, Consultant Physician, Asthma Specialist

M.B.B.S, M.R.C.P., F.C.P.S (Nephrology)

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
11 Years Experience
99% (528) Satisfied Patients Satisfied

Dr. Anita Haroon

Nephrologist, Primary Care Physician, Internal Medicine Specialist, Hypertension Specialist, Health Checkups, General Physician, Family Physician, Diabetologist, Critical Care Physician, Consultant Physician, Asthma Specialist

M.B.B.S, M.R.C.P., F.C.P.S (Nephrology)

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
11 Years Experience
I visited for some weird symptoms. By hearing my symptoms, Doctor has identified as an acid reflex. She is so clear in explaining me the cause which helped me to understand more

Dr. Abdul Shakoor

Diabetologist, General Physician, Endocrinologist

M.B.B.S, MRCP (UK), MRCP (London), Specialty Certificate in Endocrinology and Diabetes

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
25 Years Experience
100% (219) Satisfied Patients Satisfied

Dr. Abdul Shakoor

Diabetologist, General Physician, Endocrinologist

M.B.B.S, MRCP (UK), MRCP (London), Specialty Certificate in Endocrinology and Diabetes

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
25 Years Experience
Veey well explained each and everything im vwry satisfying

Dr. Zia Ullah Khan

Diabetologist, Family Physician, Internal Medicine Specialist, Hypertension Specialist, Consultant Physician, General Physician

MBBS, FCPS (Internal Medicine), Certified Diabetologist from International Diabetes Federation

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
25 Years Experience
95% (214) Satisfied Patients Satisfied

Dr. Zia Ullah Khan

Diabetologist, Family Physician, Internal Medicine Specialist, Hypertension Specialist, Consultant Physician, General Physician

MBBS, FCPS (Internal Medicine), Certified Diabetologist from International Diabetes Federation

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
25 Years Experience
it was good .. dctr behaviour nd the way he treats is good. i m happy wth tretmnt.

Dr. Basit Yousuf

General Physician, Homeopath, Family Physician

M.B.B.S, PGDM , D.H.M.S

Under 15 Min Wait Time
7 Years Experience
100% (2) Satisfied Patients Satisfied

Dr. Basit Yousuf

General Physician, Homeopath, Family Physician

M.B.B.S, PGDM , D.H.M.S

Under 15 Min Wait Time
7 Years Experience

Dr. Imran Mehmood

Internal Medicine Specialist, General Physician, Family Physician, Consultant Physician

M.B.B.S., F.C.P.S. (Medicine)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
7 Years Experience
100% (9) Satisfied Patients Satisfied

Dr. Imran Mehmood

Internal Medicine Specialist, General Physician, Family Physician, Consultant Physician

M.B.B.S., F.C.P.S. (Medicine)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
7 Years Experience

Dr. Sumaira Jabeen

General Physician, Family Physician, Diabetologist

M.B.B.S, MSc. in Diabetes and Endocrinology

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
4 Years Experience
100% (15) Satisfied Patients Satisfied

Dr. Sumaira Jabeen

General Physician, Family Physician, Diabetologist

M.B.B.S, MSc. in Diabetes and Endocrinology

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
4 Years Experience
Best kindhearted doctor.listened me with full concentration .I m fully satisfied .

A brief intro to General Physicians

Who is a General Physician?

A General Physician (جنرل فزیشن) is a doctor who is trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of illnesses that affect the human body. They also help people with the management of chronic diseases and are the first point of contact for the patient. Unlike internal medicine specialists, a general physician also caters to the ailments of children as well.

ایک جنرل فزیشن ایک ایسا ڈاکٹر ہوتا ہے جس کو انسانی جسم پر اثر انداز ہونے والی بیماریوں کی وسیع پیمانے پر تشخیص اور ان کے علاج کے لئے تربیت دی جاتی ہے۔ وہ لوگوں کو دائمی بیماریوں کے انتظام میں بھی مدد کرتے ہیں اور مریض کے لئے رابطے کا پہلا نقطہ ہیں۔ انٹرنل میڈیسن کے ماہرین کے برعکس ، ایک جنرل فزیشن بچوں کی بیماریوں کے ساتھ نمٹنے میں بھی مہارت رکھتا ہے۔

When should you see a General Physician?

An ailment of any sort merits a visit to the doctor. Rather than self-medicating and putting your body through unnecessary risk, it's best to book an appointment with a general physician.

From the common cold to headaches to blood pressure problems to stomachaches they are equipped to deal with a wide range of issues. This also includes injuries for which they can provide wound care, prescribe medication, run tests etc.

It is imperative that people with a family history of chronic illnesses get their physical exam done by their GP (جنرل معالج), frequently. Illnesses like heart disease (دل کی بیماری), hypertension (ہائی بلڈ پریشر), depression (ذہنی دباؤ), cancer (کینسر) etc. tend to run in families. Lack of timely treatment often results in a significantly more complicated and difficult to treat condition.

People should also visit their GP to get essential immunization shots, when due. Some people also need to get their flu shots in winters or spring, when there is pollen everywhere and should make an appointment with their doctor accordingly.

کسی بھی طرح کی بیماری ڈاکٹر سے ملنے کی طرف اشارہ ہے۔ خود کو دوا دینے کے اور اپنے جسم کو غیر ضروری خطرہ سے دوچار کرنے کے بجائے ، کسی جنرل فزیشن سے ملاقات کا وقت بنانا بہتر ہے۔

سردی سے لے کر بلڈ پریشر کے مسائل اور پیٹ کی تکلیف تک وہ وسیع پیمانے پر مسائل سے نمٹنے کے اہل ہیں۔ اس میں ایسی چوٹیں بھی شامل ہیں جن کے لئے وہ زخموں کی دیکھ بھال مہیا کرسکتے ہیں ، دوائیں لکھ سکتے ہیں ، اور ٹیسٹ وغیرہ کر سکتے ہیں۔

یہ ضروری ہے کہ ایسے افراد جن کے خاندان میں دائمی بیماریاں چلتی ہیں اپنے جسمانی معائنہ اپنے جی پی (جنرل فزیشن) کے ذریعہ کروائیں۔ دل کی بیماری ، ہائی بلڈ پریشر ، افسردگی (ذہنی دباؤ) ، کینسر جیسی بیماریاں خاندانوں میں چلتی ہیں۔ بروقت علاج نہ ہونے کی وجہ سے اکثرایسی حالت کا علاج کرنا زیادہ مشکل اور پیچیدہ ہوجاتا ہے۔

لوگوں کو اپنے ضروری حفاظتی ٹیکوں کے شاٹس لگوانے کے لئیے بھی اپنے جنرل فزیشن سے ملنا چاہئے۔ کچھ لوگوں کو سردیوں یا موسم بہار میں بھی، جب ہر جگہ جرگ پڑتا ہے اپنے فلو شاٹس لینے کی ضرورت ہوتی ہے ، اور اسی کے مطابق اپنے ڈاکٹر سے ملاقات کا وقت لینا چاہئے۔

What are a General Physician’s main areas of concern?

A general physician provides patients with immediate care for whatever is ailing then. They also help patients in the management of any progressive or chronic illnesses. GPs help by screening their patients for illnesses. Alongside providing care for injuries, GPs are also the ones responsible for guiding their patients to a specialist doctor when it is required.

General physicians, in a nutshell, cater to the wellbeing of their patients.

What are the most common diseases in Pakistan?

General physicians tackle all sorts of ailments; infectious and non-infectious. However, certain diseases are more common in certain demographics. According to the latest research conducted in Pakistan, doctors deal with a hoard of problems, but some are more common than others.

As per the research, infectious disease formed 25.26% of the total patient turnover. Following are the most common infectious diseases in Pakistan

Disease Percentage of Patients Infected
Gastrointestinal problems 48.6 %
Tuberculosis & chest infection 34.01%
Skin diseases 16.78%
Hepatitis B & C 0.60%

A significant number --74.74% of the total patient turnover-- suffered from non-infectious diseases. The most common non-infectious diseases in Pakistan are:

Disease Percentage of Patients Infected
Cardiovascular diseases 25.94%
Orthopedics 15.80%
Urology 11.40%
Diabetes 8.31%

How to become a General Physician in Pakistan?

To become a GP in Pakistan, one first has to graduate with an MBBS and do a house job. They also have to register with the council of doctors. Alongside giving the respective exams, they have to complete the training criterion set by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan. Once they are accredited, they are allowed to practice as the general physician.

پاکستان میں جنرل فزیشن بننے کے لئے سب سے پہلے ایم بی بی ایس کے ساتھ فارغ التحصیل ہونا پڑتا ہے اور گھریلو ہائوس جاب کرنی پڑتی ہے۔ انہیں ڈاکٹروں کی کونسل میں بھی اندراج کروانا پڑتا ہے۔ متعلقہ امتحانات دینے کے ساتھ ساتھ ، انہیں کالج آف فزیشنز اینڈ سرجنز آف پاکستان کے ذریعہ مقرر کردہ ٹریننگ کے معیار کو بھی مکمل کرنا ہوتا ہے۔ ایک بار جب وہ تسلیم شدہ ہوجاتے ہیں ، تو انہیں جنرل فزیشن کی حیثیت سے پریکٹس کرنے کی اجازت مل جاتی ہے۔

What kinds of General Physicians are there in Pakistan?

General Physicians have broad knowledge of all the medical conditions that ail the human body. However, it is possible to specialize in its various subspecialities. These include:

  • Family Doctor/Physician: As these physicians are able to treat patients of all ages, they tend to act as the entire family’s doctor.
  • Internal Medicine specialist: These experts are only able to treat adult patients. This is also a very broad field that caters to chronic issues, disease management etc.
  • Geriatricians: These specialist doctors deal with older people. Aging brings with itself a plethora of problems and diseases, and these doctors help their patients battle these issues.
  • Paediatricians: Specializing in the issues pertaining to children, paediatricians are involved in diagnosis, management and treatment of diseases affecting children. They are contacted when in case of mental health issues. Paediatricians also make sure that the child has met their development milestones.

What are General Physicians called in Pakistan?

  • Mahir-e-Tib
  • GP
  • Family Physician

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who are the top General Physicians of August 2021 in Karachi?

Top 10 General Physicians of August 2021 in Karachi are:

  • Dr. Aijaz Ahmed
  • Dr. Akhtar Memon
  • Dr. Anita Haroon
  • Dr. Syed Muhammad Hasan
  • Prof. Dr. Attiya Sabeen Rahman
  • Dr. Abdul Shakoor
  • Dr. Nadeem Naeem
  • Dr. Zia Ullah Khan
  • Prof. Dr. Badar Abbasi
  • Prof. Dr. Saera Suhail Kidwai

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What is the fee range of the best General Physicians in Karachi?

The fee for the top General Physicians in Karachi ranges from Rs. 200 to 4,000. You can pay at reception when you visit the doctor.

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What does a General Physician do?

A general physician (جنرل معالج) is the primary care doctor. They dispense treatment at clinics, hospitals –inpatient and outpatient, both –private practices etc.

GP’s help with the treatment of seasonal allergies (موسمی الرجی) and general problems like fever, infections (انفیکشن), digestive issues like diarrhoea or vomiting (الٹی اور اسہال). As many GPs are also entire family’s physicians, they have a very good grasp on the patient’s medical history and are thus able to dispense better care to the patient.

Moreover, general physicians (ماہر طب) also perform different screenings for the patient. Many diseases are hereditary and other times propensity towards getting the disease increases due to lifestyle and environmental factors. When not caught in time, they could impair the body’s functionality and can even lead to death. GPs thus help with timely disease diagnosis.

General Physicians (GP) also help patients get their respective immunization shots (حفاظتی ٹیکہ), especially children. Moreover, any sudden injury or ailment is also treated by the ever-reliable general practitioners. Similarly, they also help patients manage their chronic illnesses. Since they have a better idea of the patient's health and history, GPs are in the best position to advise their patients.

General physicians often have to intervene for the sake of mental health of their patients as well and can refer the patients to a therapist or psychiatrist if the matter is more complicated.

Which hospital is the best for General Physician in Karachi?

Top 5 Physician Hospitals in Karachi are:

  • Dr. Ziauddin Hospital (North Nazimabad)
  • Civil Hospital Karachi
  • Murshid Hospital & Care Centre
  • Hill Park General Hospital (HPGH)
  • Sindh Social Security Hospital (Landhi)

How do I choose a General Physician ?

Finding a good doctor is vital for proper diagnosis & treatment of your underlying concern. Before you make the decision of picking out a General Physician, consider the following:

  • Make sure they are experienced
  • Make sure your doctor has good reviews.
  • Make sure they offer the services you are looking for
  • Verify, if they are certified from PMDC or have any other professional memberships
  • Check if they are affiliated with a hospital you trust