Temple Run: The Story of a Reluctant Family Physician

If you want to know what it is like to be a Family Physician in India, take a trip to the Golden Temple, Vellore.

Chapter 1

My wife and I utilised a recent invitation to attend a Convocation at CMC Vellore to take a much-needed 3-day holiday. On our way back home to Gurgaon, Continue reading Temple Run: The Story of a Reluctant Family Physician

Introduction to Family Physician Acceleration Program

Ross Clinics and FamPhy present:

Family Physician Acceleration Program

A 2 year Certificate program to help Family Physicians setup and succeed in their own Family Practice Clinic

What if you could have a life you’ve always dreamed of?

– Love and respect of patients

– Excellent working environment

– Opportunity for Continuous Learning and Self-Growth

– A Financially Satisfying Career

– Making a Difference in the world, every day

Yes! It is all possible as an independent Family Physician running your own Clinic!

The Family Physician Acceleration Program aims to help a doctor to start his/her practice by equipping him/her with all the essential skills needed to succeed in private practice. Through close mentorship and support in clinical, communication and business dimensions, we are going to help doctors start their clinics, and become self-sustaining very fast, while maintaining the highest standards of quality care and business ethics!

This program fills an essential gap in the current medical training – we turn Doctors into Value-Based Entrepreneurs!

Applications for 2019-20 Session now open!

Application Deadline: Saturday Nov 10th, 2018

Online Application: https://goo.gl/forms/m8Bb1AM8pjUucrdA2

Not sure what to expect in the program? Join us for an interactive session on Sunday Nov 4th, 2018, 3-4 pm, “Value-Based Entrepreneurship – Learning and Earning in Private Family Practice”. Dr Devashish Saini, Founder of Ross Clinics, and Dr Soumik Kalita, Founder of FamPhy will talk about their journeys as successful Private Family Physicians, and answer any questions about the program. Register for this free session here: http://m.facebook.com/events/21489888…

Got more queries?

– See the prospectus here (pdf): https://goo.gl/jS4dBS

– Go through our websites www.rossclinics.com and www.famphy.com

– Feel free to come meet us in our practices in Gurgaon

– Call or message us at 9990505859 and 9871455291

– Email us at devashish@rossclinics.com and soumik.kalita@famphy.com

We strongly believe that with due mentorship and support, young independent Family Physicians can and will be the catalyst for change in their respective communities, and transform India’s healthcare scenario.

Let’s be the change we want to see in the world!

Dengue Fever

Dengue Season in Delhi and nearby areas continues every year from August till mid-November.

Dengue is spread by Aedes mosquito, which likes to bite during the day. To keep safe, it’s best wear full-sleeve clothes, and full-length pants during the whole day.

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The Art of Communication and Counseling for Ethical Practice of Medical Science

Most doctors in India practice ethically. However, it’s a growing fear among patients that most doctors practice unethically! There is, at present a huge Trust Deficit in the minds of patients when they visit our OPDs and Hospitals.

The Art of Communication and Counselling can help us bridge this Trust Deficit. Continue reading The Art of Communication and Counseling for Ethical Practice of Medical Science

Top 7 Excuses to Avoid Exercise – Busted!

As Family Physicians, we hear lots of excuses from people who avoid exercise. These are the top 7:

Excuse#1: “I am busy in kitchen and household work all day. I don’t need to exercise.”



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Prevention and Home Remedies for Loose Motions


With the advent of summer, loose motions are a common problem. They most commonly occur because of an infection of the intestines.


  • Most cases of loose motions occur because of infection from contaminated food and water, mostly after eating out. It is best to avoid uncooked items whenever you eat out – curd preparations, salads, chutneys, juices – these are often contaminated and can lead to infection. Well-cooked and steaming hot food should be safe.
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Let Her Sleep!

“Doctor, can you come quickly, my mother is unwell!”

Even after doing thousands of home visits, I dread phone calls like these. If it’s an actual emergency, I can hardly help with the meagre tools I have in my bag, and the family had better call the ambulance and rush the patient to the hospital without waiting for me. On the other hand, there are genuine conditions in which a home visit by a doctor can help much more than transporting an unresponsive elderly to the unfamiliar environs of a hospital ICU. It’s quite tough to decide on the phone, which is which.

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This Year’s Flu Vaccine is Here: Should I Get a Flu Shot?


Seasonal flu or influenza is generally a mild illness, but it can lead to complications and even death. Most deaths due to influenza occur in 65+ years of age, but young healthy people can also develop severe complications.

The flu vaccine or flu shot provides protection against the 3 most common strains of influenza virus circulating in that particular season. This protection lasts for about a year.

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A Family Physician’s Prayer

Lord, may I never be Confident!
Because in my confidence
I may lose sight of all the various
Subtle signs and symptoms
You have hidden for me
Refuting the clear-cut diagnosis.

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