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Better than Expectations : DNB General medicine at Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai

We have already reveiwed Radiodiagnosis at Seven hills hospital,Mumbai here. But there is a huge demand for review of General medicine at the same hospital and many of you have got mixed opinions about the place. Dr Gaurav baheti had the same frame of  mind and was quite skeptical before joining General medicine here. However, soon after joining he realized that the hospital had bettered his expectations in all possible aspects. He is extremely satisfied with his choice and answers some important questions about the place to guide you. If you still have doubts you can call him on 9769944826

DISCLAIMER :  This information is for Guiding DNB /MD Aspirants only. This is not a review of Overall Patient care in These hospitals which may not be affected by what is being discussed here. The Information Provided here cannot be used for any other purpose or to asses the patient care in these hospitals. This is just a review of a postgraduate course running in the mentioned hospital and is meant for guiding medical aspirants only.

Note : Some of the information may change over time eg Stipend may increase over a period of 1-2 years. So the if two blogs exist for the same hospital, please consider the latest blog as having correct information. Also try confirming the info from a current resident before choosing if the blog is old.

What was your rank in DNB?

641

How many consultants are there in your department in the concerned specialty?

There are 4 consultants in General medicine.  Hospital has all super speciality departments with each department having 1 to 3 consultants.

What are the usual working hours??

Working hours are around 12 Hrs a day with 1 week off.

How many emergency duties per week? Can you describe work if possible?

1 emergency duty per week. We take detail history of patients, examine patients and inform consultants regarding to patients clinical condition; send investigations and start treatment advised by consultants.  In emergency situations we are free to manage patients accordingly.

Are you allowed to touch the patient??

Yes. When patient gets admitted in wards, we do examination of patients and inform consultants regarding to patients clinical condition. We are allowed to examine patient during our daily rounds. So far i have done minor procedures like RT, Foley's catheter insertion, ascitic tapping etc in first year.  2nd year onwards especially in ICU postings my seniors are doing major procedures like putting central lines, HD catheters, plural tapping, Intubation etc. In cardiology posting my seniors are doing TMT and 2D ECHO initial reporting.

How are the academics? Any case presentations done?

Academics are average. We have 2 clinical meets every week with around 2 case presentations every month. Consultants are very co-operative and they clear our doubts during rounds.

How is the pass rate?? Have your seniors passed?

We have only 2 batches at present. My seniors will appear exams in next June session.

How satisfied are you with your choice?

Very satisfied

Any other departments at your institution good for DNB??

Radio diagnosis is  Good.

Stipend and accomodation details:

50,000/- for JR1

50,500/- for JR2

51,000/- for JR3

Good accommodation is provided by hospital within campus.

Any other info you would like to give?

Before joining the hospital, I got bad reviews for the hospital but was left with very few options in which Seven Hills hospital was most suitable for me. After joining I realized that the all the rumours I heard about the hospital were not true. In fact the hospital was much better than my expectations.

I learned a lot here by the end of my 1st year. This hospital is a good learning institute for those who are hard workers, dedicated and medicine lovers. Hospital has Rajiv Gandhi Wards where almost all types of cardiology and oncology cases are admitted every day. You will get variety of cases, which will help you to become good physician as well as for passing exams.

Why did you choose this hospital?         

1. Hospital is in Mumbai, near to my place and no language barrier.

2. This is a big hospital with almost all recent equipments  and management protocols.

3. Good stipend, accommodation in campus and ample amount of time for self study.

Note : The information provided here may change over a period of time eg the stipend may increase over a period of 1-2 years . So Please confirm these details from a resident if the date of publishing of the blog is more than one year old.

 
 

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