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St. Petersburg General Hospital

Govindan Potteth Nair, MD


Govindan Potteth Nair MD

4820 5th Ave N
St. Petersburg, FL 33713


Medical School
American University of the Caribbean, Coral Gables, FL

District of Columbia General Hospital, Washington DC

University Medical Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL



Languages Spoken

English, French

Procedures & Conditions

Admit, evaluate, perform history and physical exam, diagnose, treat and provide consultation to patients 14 years of age or older with common and complex illnesses, afflictions, diseases and functional disorders of musculoskeletal nervous system, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, endocrine, metabolic, musculoskeletal, hematopoietic, and eliminative systems of the human body related to disorders of endocrinology, to include: - Comprehensive examination, consultation, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the endocrine system - Management of hormone delivery systems - Management of diabetes with home blood glucose monitoring - Interpretation of static and dynamic endocrine function testing - Analysis of lipoprotein phenotypes and interpretation of lipoprotein electrophoresis - Abdominal paracentesis - Arthocentesis and joint injections - Arterial venous puncture technique and interpretation - Blood smear technique and interpretation - Bone marrow aspiration - Breast cyst aspiration - Burns, superficial and partial thicknes - Bursa and joint aspiration and injection, basic analysis of joint fluid - EKG interpretation - Excision of skin and subceutaneous tumors, nodules, and lesions - Gram stain - Incision and drainage of abscesses - Intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intracutaneous injections - Local anesthetic techniques - Lumbar Puncture - Nasogastric tube insertion - Occult blood testing - Pulmonary function studies - Pelvic examination with associated laboratory evaluations (PAP smear, trichomonas, monilia, STD's) - Performance of simple skin biopsy or excision - Placement of anterior and posterior nasal hemostatic packing - Potassium hydroxide prep - Proctosigmoidoscopic examination - Removal of nonpenetrating corneal foreign body, nasal foreign body - Repair of lacerations - Skins testing (allergy and cell mediated) interpretation - Supervision of patients receiving chemotherapeutic agents intravenously, and/or intraperitonealy for Outpatients in an emergency - Suprapubic bladder aspiration - Thoracentesis - Tracheal suctioning - Urethral catheterization -Venous cutdown



Office Locations

Govindan Potteth Nair MD
4820 5th Ave N
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
Phone: (727) 321-6768
Fax: (727) 327-8741

Accepted Insurance

Aetna, AvMed Health Plans, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, Cigna, Evercare, Great-West Healthcare, Humana, USA H & W Network, Unicare, United Healthcare