Diabetologist

M.V. Hospital for Diabetes, and Prof. M.Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram, Chennai, India

Head & Chief Diabetologist of M.V. Hospital for Diabetes & President of Prof.M.Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram, Chennai, a WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes.

PhD in Diabetic Nephropathy from Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University after M.D. Internal Medicine. First Vivian Fonseca Award from the American Diabetes Association for work in DM and TB in 2013. Trained over 2000 physicians in Prevention of Amputations.

Appointed Adjunct Professor by Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R.Medical University. Awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians London for Research Contribution in Diabetes. Editor of Journal of Association of Physicians of India, Tamilnadu Chapter (TAPIJ) from 2009. Chairman of API, Tamilnadu Chapter for the period 2010 – 2011. Elected as the National Governing Body Member of API for the second time in succession. Secretary of RSSDI Tamil Nadu Chapter from 2013 – 2017 (August). National Executive Committee Member, RSSDI from 2016.

Credited with around 270 research publications on various aspects of diabetes and its complications in peer-reviewed national and international scientific journals and has also contributed about 25 book chapters.