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Dr. Chethan Erappa

Dr. Chethan Erappa

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Fellowship in Gastroenterology, Fellowship in Diabetology


General Physician


15 Years Experience Overall

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Dr. Chetan is a general physician and diabetologist, practicing at New Thippasandra and CV Raman Nagar, Bangalore with 13 years of experience. He has worked as Asst Prof of Medicine at SDUMC, Kolar for 7 years, and consultant physician at Apollo Bellandur for 6 years. Dr. Chetan presently practices at Precise Medical Diagnostics and Rishab Polyclinic in New Thippasandra, and Diagnostic Affair in CV Raman Nagar, Bangalore. He has completed MBBS from Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC) in 1999, MD - General Medicine from KMC Manipal in 2004 ,Fellowship in Diabetes from CMC vellore, Fellowship in Gastroentrology from Manipal Academy Of Higher Education (MAHE) in 2006, He is a member of Association of Physicians of India (API), Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI) and Indian Medical Association (IMA).

CV Raman Nagar, Bangalore

Diagnostic Affair


21, Kaggadasapura Main Road, Landmark: Opposite DARE, Bangalore

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Tue, Thu - Fri

01:00 - 02:30


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.




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MBBS - Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC), 1998
MD - General Medicine - Kasturba Medical College, 2004
Fellowship in Gastroenterology - Manipal Academy Of Higher Education, Manipal, India, 2006


Association of Physicians of India (API)
Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI)
Indian Medical Association (IMA)


2006 - 2011 Asst. Prof. Medicine at Shri Devaraja Urs Medical College
2012 - 2015 Consultant Physician & Diabetologiist at Apollo Clinic, Lotus Diagonostics
2012 - 2016 Consultant Physician & Diabetologiist at Diagnostic Affair
2016 - 2016 Consultant Physician & Diabetologiist at Precise Medical Diagnostics and Rishabh Polyclinic


52468 Karnataka Medical Council, 1999
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