Career as a Consultant Physician (Preventive & Social Medicine)

in India

Consultant Physician (Preventive & Social Medicine) is a medical specialist, who instead of focusing on curing and treating illness rather focus on preventing diseases to spread in a social environment like the city, district, tehsil, state, etc. As a Physician (Preventive and Social Medicine) you will focus on endemic diseases that spread in society very fast. You will work to prevent them from spreading, teaching people, medical staff, etc. about acts to prevent the disease and mitigation efforts.


Why become a Consultant Physician (Preventive & Social Medicine)?

While we commonly associate doctor as a person who treats our injuries and illness through medication or surgery (surgeon to be precise). However, there are different other fields in medicine where you may find a great career. What if you do not want to just treat sickness or illness but also want to prevent different diseases to spread in the country, city or district. If you have such interest, then a career of Consultant Physician (Preventive & Social Medicine) may be interesting for you.

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