The Department of Podiatry-Aster Prime Hospitals equipped with state-of-the-art facility for the comprehensive management of diabetic foot conditions, Aster Podiatry offers specialised treatment methods that help avoid amputation, even in highly complicated cases.

With a focus on preventive management, the team of doctors here screen all diabetic patients for possible foot problems, provide detailed advice on foot care and also prescribe diabetic footwear. Multidisciplinary in approach, they ensure optimal,evidence-based treatment to patients with the help of advanced medical technology.

DOCTORS

Dr.Gopi Chellam

Podiatry

MBBS, PhD

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SERVICES

Diagnostics
  • Screening of all diabetics for foot problems
  • Ankle Brachial Index to determine the macrovascular status
  • Vibration Perception Test to check diabetic neuropathy
  • Pedopedogram to check high plantar pressures
  • Tcpo2 (Transcutaneous partial pressure of oxygen monitoring) for microcirculatory status assessment

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Treatment for Minimal Problems
  • Foot care advice & Medical management of neuropathic paraesthesia
  • diabetic footwear
  • Endocrinologist advice for managing diabetes
  • Anodyne Therapy for managing intractable neuropathic discomfort

Surgical Services
  • Extensive necrotising fasciitis
  • Plantar-space infections
  • Toe and foot gangrene
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Re-vascularisation procedures for peripheral vascular obstructive disease

Dr.Gopi Chellam

Podiatric Surgery

MBBS, PhD

Dr. Gopi Chellam, Podiatry Surgeon associated with Aster Prime Hospitals from 21st July 2015 in Podiatry department. He has intensive professional experience 13 years in the field of General Podiatric Sciences. Having expertise as Podiatry Surgeon, his special interest is also towards Diabetic Foot Wounds.

Consultation Timings:- 9 Am to 6 Pm from Monday to Saturday

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