Dr. Bhupendra Panchal
MS, FRCS (Edinburgh)
D. Urol (London)

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Laser Treatment

The first in Gujarat to use the highest power Holmium Laser machine for Enlarged Prostate and Urinary Stone

International Patients

  • Check the validity of your passport.
  • Carry attested photostat copies of travel documents and keep the originals safely.
  • Obtain comprehensive travel and medical insurance before traveling.
  • Get a medical/dental/optical check-up.
  • Review your health insurance policies / coverage.
  • Get any needed immunizations. The recommended shots for India are for tetanus, tuberculosis and a hepatitis shot.
  • Have your doctor use generic names of your medicine as trade names vary from country to country.
  • Carry a letter from your doctor outlining your current treatment and illness.
  • Bring your own medicines.
  • India's time zone is GMT/UTC +5.5 so flying from almost anywhere in the world you will probably be jet lagged.
  • Try to get onto India's time zone as soon as you leave home, try to eat and sleep on Indian time.
  • Get the equivalent of $100 in rupees cash before leaving the airport. Taxis don't take US $!
  • Do not carry large amounts of cash in your wallet or a back pocket.
  • Don't try to sight see and shop on your first day.
  • Buy from genuine shops only.
  • Being a foreigner, you could be the centre of attraction. Therefore, try dressing like a local.
  • Make sure you drink bottled water or packaged mineral water while on India tours.
  • Try and avoid spicy food, especially if you’re not used to it.
  • Use sun block rated at least 15 SPF, especially at high altitudes, where the risk of sunburn is greater.
  • Buy air / rail or travel tickets only from unauthorized persons.
  • Be careful about your luggage while you travel in train or in bus.
  • Don't eat anything offered by fellow travelers on train or road travels.
  • Diseases from food and water often cause vomiting and diarrhea. Make sure to bring diarrhea medicine with you so that you can treat mild cases yourself.
  • Avoid self driving in India unless you have been trained on Indian roads.
  • Avoid offers of spiritual salvation and magic remedies from saints, god men and quacks.
  • Don't ever enter a temple, mosque, tomb, dargah or gurudwara ( Sikh Temple) with shoes on.
  • Direct contact with animals can spread diseases like rabies or cause serious injury or illness
  • It is important to prevent animal bites and scratches.
  • To avoid infections such as HIV and viral hepatitis do not share needles for tattoos, body piercing, or injections.
  • To prevent fungal and parasitic infections, keep feet clean and dry, and do not go barefoot, especially on beaches where animals may have defecated

Panchal Urology Centre
Dynamic House, Nr Memnagar Fire Station, Vijay Char Rasta, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad - 380 009

Phone: +91-9099079700 / 01 / 02 | Fax: +91-79-26937039 | Email: info@panchalurologycentre.com


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