Nairobi West Hospital has invested heavily in internal medicine- a medical specialty dedicated to the diagnosis and medical treatment of adults.
According to the Nairobi west Hospitals portal, a physician who specializes in internal medicine is referred to as an internist.
Jayesh started his career in the family-owned Nairobi West Hospital, a world-class 260-bed fully-fledged medical facility.
Department of Internal Medicine is the backbone of any hospital which takes care of admitted patients as well as patients coming in the ou patient department with a broader vision & expertise. Department of Internal Medicine provides comprehensive care with the help of its sub-specialties including emergency & critical care departments to patients with multiple organ systems involvement.
In almost 20 years, Jayesh Saini has invested greatly in healthcare. Besides Bliss, he owns Medicross Ltd, comprising 22 outpatient centers equipped to offer comprehensive quality services.
Thanks to Jayesh Saini and a dedicated team of Internal Medicine consultants, Nairobi West Hospital patients get the best treatment irrespective of disease complexity or rarity. Best practices are deployed in managing various communicable or infectious and noncommunicable diseases. These are mainly viral febrile illnesses like dengue, chikungunya, chickenpox, influenza etc., malaria, typhoid, tuberculosis, pneumonia, hepatitis, meningitis, liver abscess, urinary tract infections. Department also deals with non-communicable chronic diseases like Diabetes, HTN, COPD, Bronchial Asthma, migraine, stroke, myocardial infarction, chronic kidney disease, arthritis etc.
Internal medicine is a vast medical specialty that involves diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases. It has various subspecialties that are as follows:
CARDIOLOGY deals with diseases and disorders related to the heart. Some common conditions include heart attacks, congestive heart failure, and valvular heart disease among others.
ENDOCRINOLOGY deals with issues related to the endocrine system, i.e., the system of glands that produces hormones like thyroid hormone, growth hormone, and insulin. Some common conditions include diabetes and thyroid disease.
PULMONOLOGY deals with the medical conditions related to the respiratory tract. Some pulmonological diseases are asthma, tuberculosis, lung cancer, and more.
GASTROENTEROLOGY deals with the defects and diseases of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and biliary tree. Some conditions that are treated are cirrhosis, hepatitis, pancreatitis and liver failure.
NEPHROLOGY deals with the diseases of kidneys. Nephrological conditions include kidney failure, kidney stones, hypertension, nephritis, and chronic kidney diseases.
INFECTIOUS DISEASES refer to the diseases that are caused by organisms such as bacteria, fungi and viruses. Some infectious diseases are influenza, chickenpox, measles, dengue fever, tuberculosis, typhoid fevers, malaria etc.
RHEUMATOLOGY refers to diseases of joints & connective tissue that include rheumatoid arthritis, SLE, Spondyloarthropathies, etc.
HAEMATOLOGY deals with various conditions like anemia, leukemia, lymphoma etc.
The Nairobi West Hospital has an excellent team of doctors who provide superior care & management whose services are not just limited to the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases but also extend to create awareness about a healthy lifestyle & prevention of non-communicable diseases.