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Dr. Chandrika K.M

Dr. Chandrika K.M

MBBS, Fellow of American College of Endocrinology(FACE)

Endocrinologist

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22 Years Experience Overall  (5 years as specialist)

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Dr. Chandrika K.M is a Diabetologist and Endocrinologist in BTM Layout 2nd Stage, Bangalore and has an experience of 22 years in these fields. Dr. Chandrika K.M practices at Shree Vaishnavi Heart Centre Multi Speciality Clinic in BTM Layout 2nd Stage, Bangalore and Carefit Medical And Diagnostic Centre in JP Nagar 5 Phase, Bangalore. She completed MBBS from Karnataka University, India in 1997,Fellowship in Diabetes and Metabolism from Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute , Bangalore in 2007 and Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetology (PGDD) from Manipal University in 2005. She is a member of American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: call for appointments,Adult Diabetes and General Illness etc.

BTM Layout 2nd Stage, Bangalore

Shree Vaishnavi Heart Centre Multi Speciality Clinic

4.5

1206, 16th Main Road, 2nd Stage, Landmark: Near Food World & Opposite To IAS Officers Colony, Bangalore

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Mon, Wed

10:45 - 01:00
05:00 - 06:00

Tue

05:25 - 07:20

Thu

06:15 - 07:30

Fri

10:45 - 01:00
06:30 - 07:30

Sat

06:00 - 08:20

Sun

10:30 - 12:30

400

JP Nagar 5 Phase, Bangalore

Carefit Medical And Diagnostic Centre

1st Floor, 3, SA Arcade, Number - 205, 24th Main,, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

09:30 - 01:30
04:00 - 07:30

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a diabetologist?

A: Diabetologist is an endocrinologist doctor who has specialized training in metabolic disorders to treat patients with diabetes and its complications.

Q: When do I need to see a dibetologist?

A: When a person with diabetes is suffering from recurring low blood sugar or having very high blood sugar, which can not be managed with the care of a general physician then one should go to a diabetologist. When there is a family history of diabetes or when one notices symptoms like repeated infections, wounda that dont heal, excessive thirst or hunger, one should see a diabetologist.

Q: Are diabetologists and dieticians the same?

A: A diabetologist helps patients to control high blood sugar with dietary changes and medication. However, a dietician is a specialist who is trained to plan your diet depending upon your health and nutritional requirements to manage and achieve your health goals.

Q: Should I go to a diabetologist for weight loss?

A: A diabetologist can help to manage low or high blood sugar levels but is not specialized for weight loss therapy.

Q: Can a diabetologist treat diabetes insipidus?

A: No, diabetologist is trained to diagnose and treat diabetes mellitus, but he can not treat diabetes inspires.

Services

call for appointments
Adult Diabetes
General Illness

Specializations

Awards and Recognitions

ISPAD Physician Research School, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, USA - 2014
Certificate Course in Evidence Based Diabetes Management (CCEBDM)
Certificate course in Gestational Diabetes Management
Certificate course in Management of Thyroid Disorders
Certificate course in Diabetes Management

Education

MBBS - Karnataka University, India, 1997
Fellow of American College of Endocrinology(FACE) - American College of Endocrinology (ACE), 2015

Memberships

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)

Experience

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2007 - 2009 Consultant Diabetologist at Narayana Hrudayalaya
2009 - 2010 Consultant Diabetologist at Narayana Netralaya
2011 - 2015 Consultant Diabetologist at Vikram Hospital
2010 - Present Consultant Diabetologist at Samatvam Endocrinology Diabetes Center
2010 - Present Consultant Diabetologist at Chinmaya Mission Hospital

Registrations

45581 Karnataka Medical Council, 1997

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Diabetes and Metabolism - Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute , Bangalore, 2007
Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetology (PGDD) - Manipal University, 2005
Fellowship Diabetes Endocrinology Medicine - Samatvam Endocrinology and Diabetes Centre in Bengaluru., 2009
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