Endocrinology

The Department of Endocrinology was the first endocrine centre in all of Karnataka. It has the most experienced, nationally and internationally acclaimed endocrinologists providing personalised care in obesity, adolescent problems and growth, dynamic testing for growth, adrenal and precocious puberty and pituitary diabetes education led by IDF trained educators.The department is equipped with modern facilities and expertise to treat all kinds of endocrine cases. The department has been treating very complex endocrine disorders referred from other endocrine centers in the state and outside.

The common endocrine organs are the pancreas, thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, adrenal, gonads and bone.

Diabetes is an epidemic in India. It is a disorder that requires specialised care to control the disorder with the appropriate medication and lifestyle to prevent other complications of kidney, heart and eye.

Thyroid is another common problem today, which needs very accurate treatment. The thyroid can be both hypo and hyperthyroid, with or without goitre.

The other problems of the endocrine system are irregular periods (PCOS)/absent periods, infertility, erectile dysfunction, these are very treatable disorders however may have a grave impact on the psychological as well as social wellbeing. Stature today is of importance and short stature is a treatable problem if diagnosed and treated early. Other disorders of the endocrine system are pituitary, parathyroid, bone adrenal and gonads.

Features

  • Specialised clinics with personalised care for growth problems, obesity, adolescence difficulties
  • Dynamic testing for growth, adrenal and precocious puberty and pituitary disorders
  • Diabetes education by IDF trained educators; exclusive care to normalize the lifestyle for diabetic patients and prevent further complications of kidney, heart and eye
  • Dedicated clinics dealing with men’s & women’s health issues, safe clinics which can help deal with sensitive issues of men & women which may have a grave impact on their psychological as well as social wellbeing
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Treatments

  • Modern diabetic foot care clinic with qualified podiatrist, plastic surgeons and vascular surgeons
  • Coordination with department of dietetics and nutrition for customized diet plan for diabetes and obesity
  • Patient education regarding home glucose monitoring with glucometers, insulin delivery devices
  • Special clinics - Obesity, growth and adolescent health clinic
  • Dynamic laboratory testing for detecting hormone excess and deficiency
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS)
  • Body fat analysis to measure the percentage of the body fat at various sites
  • DEXA scan to measure bone density & diagnose osteoporosis

Our Team

Dr Suryanarayana K M
Dr Suryanarayana K M
MBBS, MD, DNB, DM, Consultant - Endocrinologist
Dr Mala Dharmalingam
Dr Mala Dharmalingam
MBBS, MD, DM, Consultant - Endocrinologist
Dr Pramila Kalra
Dr Pramila Kalra
MBBS, MD, DM, Consultant - Endocrinologist
Dr Chitra S K
Dr Chitra S K
MD,DM (Endo), MRCP (UK), Endo (SCE), Consultant - Endocrinologist