Dr. B.G. Dharmanand

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Rheumatology, FTTA in Rheumatology



31 Years Experience

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Dr. B. G. Dharmanand is one of the senior most Rheumatologists in the state. He did his undergraduate training in Madurai medical college. He went to Mysore Medical College to do his MD in Internal Medicine. He finished his Super Speciality training (DM) in Rheumatology from the prestigious Madras Medical College. He started one of the first Rheumatology departments in a private hospital at Manipal Hospital Bangalore in 1997. He served there as head of the Department till November 2013, barring a brief period between 2002 and 2004 when he went to the United Kingdom for higher training. He was also a founder Director of CHANRE Immunology and Rheumatology centre which was started in 2007. He worked there till December 2013.Dr. B. G. Dharmanand is the president of the Karnataka branch of Indian Rheumatology Association since 2008. He is presently, also the secretary of Indian Rheumatology Association. He has trained more than 10 Rheumatologists. He had organized many continuing medical education programs for the doctors, including five national level CMEs. He has published research and review papers in national and international journals. He has also authored chapters in Rheumatology and medicine textbooks.A Rheumatology department in the Sakra World Hospital comprises of two Rheumatologists and well-trained Staff nurse, Physiotherapist and a Clinical Psychologist (pain psychologist). Comprehensive care for all the Rheumatologic and Musculoskeletal illnesses, including Osteoporosis is available in the department.

Bellandur, Bangalore

Sakra World Hospital


52/2 and 52/3, Devarabeesanahalli Flyover, Kariyammana Agrahara, Outer Ring Road, Marathahalli, Landmark: Near Passport Office and Opposite Intel, Bangalore

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09:00 - 04:00



Cartilage Disorders
Vasculitis treatment
Neck pain
Limb Pain
Heel pain


Pain Management Specialist


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MBBS - Madurai Medical College, 1987
MD - General Medicine - J.S.S Medical College, Mysore, 1992
DM - Rheumatology - Madras Medical College, Chennai, 1996


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1989 - 1989 Resident- Internal Medicine at Railway Hospital
1992 - 1993 Physician at Acharya Clinic
1994 - 1994 Senior registrar- Cardiology at Madras medical Mission
1997 - 1998 Consultant -Rheumatologist at Lakeside medical Center &Research
1997 - 1999 Specialist- Rheumatology at Manipal Hospital

Awards and Recognitions

President of Karnataka Chapter of Indian Rheumatology Association


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Association of Physicians of India (API)
Indian Rheumatology Association
Geriatric Society of India
Indian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabiliation
Indian Medical Association (IMA)


75545 Karnataka Medical Council, 2006
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