Dr. Vijay Hegde, MD

Hospital Medicine ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Hegde

Southcoast Physicians Group, Inc.

101 Page St New Bedford, MA 02740

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(508) 973-5919


Dr. Vijay Hegde, MD is a hospital medicine specialist in New Bedford, MA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Armed Forces Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences in 1994 and specializes in hospital medicine and genetics.


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Dr. Hegde's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anorexia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Anxiety
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blindness
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Cancer
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Broken Neck
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deafness
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Dystonia
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eating Disorders
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Endocarditis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilia
  • Epilepsy
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Food Poisoning
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Leukocytosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancytopenia
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Psoriasis
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Swine Flu
  • Syncope
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Yeast Infections

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About Me

Care Philosophy

As a Southcoast Health physician, I am committed to delivering safe and compassionate care. I will listen to you and respect your unique needs.  I commit to deliver you More than medicine.

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine
  • Genetics

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Genetics
  • Family Practice

Education

Mc Keesport Hosp/Upmc
Residency Hospital
1994
Armed Forces Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1994

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70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)