Nothing you learn in medical school really prepares you for the transition into the role of a doctor. Whatever specialization you choose in medicine, you will still need to train in, and consider, primary care specialties. While the medical landscape keeps changing, you need to be abreast of healthcare reforms, new discoveries, newer technologies, newer methods of diagnosis and treatment but many things will remain the same—and it’s important to know these things when contemplating a career in medicine.
As a Doctor at Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad, everyday you’re dealing with some of the most challenging heath situations but working with some of the most cutting-edge medical technologies and some of the finest colleagues. Complex surgeries, path-breaking procedures, colleagues who are the pioneers of their field – becomes your everyday life.
You will be actively involved in diagnosing, monitoring and providing general care to patients on hospital wards and in outpatient clinics, admitting patients requiring special care, followed by investigations and treatment, examining and talking to patients to diagnose their medical conditions, carrying out specific procedures, e.g. performing operations and specialist investigations, working with other doctors as part of a team, either in the same department or within other specialties, liaising with other medical and non-medical staff in the hospital to ensure quality treatment, promoting health education, undertaking managerial responsibilities such as planning the workload and staffing of the department, especially at more senior levels, etc.