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Formerly at:

AIIMS, New delhi

PGIMER, Chandigarh

SGPGIMS, Lucknow

Indraprastha Apollo, Newdelhi  

Dr. Praveen Ramachandra is presently working as Consultant Endocrinologist, at DiaPlus clinic  Bangalore & is the in-charge of "Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes" at ESI Post Graduate Institute of Medical Science & Research, Bangalore. Dr. Praveen Ramachandra is a trained endocrinologist, and delivers the best thyroid disorders care. He has special interest in: Complicated diabetes,care for thyroid disorders and thyroid disorders during pregnancy. He has been trained in some of the premier medical institutes in India like: Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGI-Chandigarh), All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New delhi & Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Science and is capable of treating both adults and children. He is also experienced in evaluating and treating children with short stature and other endocrine disorders related to thyroid, adrenal and pituitary glands. The team provides specialised care for children and adults with metabolic bone disorders, obesity, menstrual, growth and pubertal disorders.

  • Dr. Praveen Ramachandra, after having training in premier institutes of medical sciences in India decided to serve in India despite having recieved opportunities abroad. " I am satisfied that I am able to serve the 
  • people of my country" he says.  He is the only endocrinologist working in Government sector in entire Karnataka state since 2011.


    • Education



    DM (Endocrinology),

    MRCP (UK)

    • Membership

    ESI (Endocrine Society of India) www.endosocietyindia.org)

    ISBMR (Indian society for bone and mineral research) www.isbmr.org

    RSSDI (research society for the study of diabetes in India) www.rssdi.org

    ISPAE (Indian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology) www.ispae.org.in

    APPES (Asia Pacific Pediatric Endocrine Society) www.appes.org

    Diabetic Foot Society of India (DFSI)

    Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Group India (DPSI)

    Indian Thyoid Society

    • Medical quiz participated or won

    1. 14th Indian Academy of Pediatrics Quiz 2001, held at Mangalore, South India

    2. Medicine quiz, 2002, held at Bangalore, South India

    3. Pediatric endocrinology quiz, 2009, held at National Institute of Biologicals (NIB), NOIDA, Delhi- NCR

    4. Pediatric endocrinology quiz, 2011, held at Calicut, kerala

    • Research done and paper published

    1. Effect of alpha tocopherol in free radical induced testicular injury in rats treated with cadmium chloride, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, ICMR project, March 1999.

    2. Completed the research project “Awareness of Diabetes in urban population of Mangalore” March 2001

    3. Survey and Education on Malaria in Mangalore City, February 2003

    4. Completed the course in “Research methodology and Biostatistics” of Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, September 2004

    5. An open label case control study of effect of pentoxyphylline, a TNF alpha modulator in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. July 2006

    6. A study of correlation of acanthosis nigricans with insulin resistance, anthropometric and other metabolic parameters in diabetic Indian patients. December 2010

    • Topics presented in national level Endocrinology conference

    Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome- a gonadal/sexual differentiation disorder (DSD), at pediatric endocrinology conference/ ISPAE 2009

    Mauriac syndrome- at pediatric endocrinology conference/ ISPAE 2011

    • Other training received

    Fellowship at Pediatric Endocrinology Training (PET) programme: Mentors were: Dr.Meena P Desai (founder of pediatric endocrinology in India) and Dr. Maria Criag (world renowned pediatric endocrinologist, Australia) - ISPAE (Indian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology) and European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) New delhi, India 2009

    Course on Medical genetics and Genetic counseling training by ICMR- Medical Genetics Department, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, 2010

    International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) course on Bone densitometry and Osteoporosis, 2010

    RIA (radio immune assay and related techniques used in Endocrinology) training from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai, 2011

    Fellowship at Pediatric Endocrinology Training (PET) programme: Mentors/Guide were: Dr.Vijaya Laxmi Bhatia and Dr. Jean Claude (world renowned pediatric endocrinologist, France- authority of precocious puberty in the world academics) - ISPAE (Indian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology) and European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE), Calicut, India 2011


    Dr. Praveen Ramachandra is well trained and highly experienced in handling the Subcutaneous Insulin Pump (Medtronics) and Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems(CGMS). To add to his list of achievements, he is among the first doctors who have managed diabetes in pregnant mothers using the Insulin Pump, with vast experience.