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Dr. Chethana Dharmapalaiah

Dr. Chethana Dharmapalaiah

Dr. Chethana Dharmapalaiah

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MBBS, MRCP (UK), CCT - Rheumatology


16 Years Experience Overall  (14 years as specialist)

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Dr. Chethana D completed her undergraduate training from Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore. She then went to the United Kingdom to pursue higher training, completed MRCP Internal Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians. As Rheumatology always fascinated her, she decided to further her career in the field. She has experience in laboratory based research, having worked as a Clinical Research Fellow in Rheumatology at University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK. She was involved in a research project on Minocycline induced Lupus. She then joined the prestigious Cambridge Deanery for Superspecialty training in Rheumatology. She completed the Specialty Certificate Exam in Rheumatology and obtained Certificate of completion of training (CCT) in Rheumatology in 2013. She has 9years of experience in the field of Rheumatology.On returning to India, she worked as a Consultant Rheumatologist at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore from Aug 2013 to Dec 2016. She joined our elite Aster group in January 2017. She is well trained in managing all rheumatological conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic, reactive, crystal arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, vasculitis like wegeners granulomatosis, microscopic polyangiitis, takayasu’s arteritis, SLE, systemic sclerosis, myositis, sarcoidosis and chronic pain. She has a special interest in Vasculitis, having worked with experts in the filed in UK. She practices evidence based medicine. She performs intra articular (joint) injections, soft tissue injections and is trained in performing muscle and salivary gland biopsies. She is trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound. She also facilitates Biologic injections and infusions in our day care.

Sahakaranagar, Bangalore

Namma Clinics


1st Floor, Sahakaranagar Main Road, Bangalore, , Landmark: Opp. Axis Bank , Bangalore

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04:30 - 06:30


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Q: Where does Dr. Chethana Dharmapalaiah practice?

A: Dr. Chethana Dharmapalaiah practices at Namma Clinics - Sahakaranagar.

Q: Why do patients visit Dr. Chethana Dharmapalaiah?

A: Patients frequently visit Dr. Chethana Dharmapalaiah for Arthritis Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment, Arthritis and Pain Management. To see more reasons visit the doctor's profile on Practo.

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A: Dr. Chethana Dharmapalaiah has been recommended by 34 patients and has recieved stories from 16 patients. You can read detailed reviews of the doctor on Practo.

Q: What is Dr. Chethana Dharmapalaiah's education qualification?

A: Dr. Chethana Dharmapalaiah has the following qualifications - MBBS, MRCP (UK), MRCP, CCT - Rheumatology, CCT - Rheumatology.

Q: What does Dr. Chethana Dharmapalaiah specialises in ?

A: Dr. Chethana Dharmapalaiah specialises as Rheumatologist.


Awards and Recognitions

First Class Honours In Final MBBS - 2001


MBBS - Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), Bangalore, 2001
MRCP (UK) - Royal Colleges Of Physicians,london, Uk, 2006
CCT - Rheumatology - postgraduate medical education and training board uk, 2010


Karnataka Medical Council
Royal College of Physicians (UK)
Indian Rheumatology Association
General Medical Council UK


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2017 - 2017 Consultant Rheumatologist at Aster CMI Hospital
2013 - 2016 Consultant Rheumatologist at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore
2012 - 2013 Senior Registrar - Rheumatology at Basildon University Hospital, Basildon, UK
2010 - 2012 Specialist Registrar - Rheumatology at Ipswich Hospital, Ipswich, UK
2008 - 2009 Specialist Registrar - Rheumatology at Southend University Hospital, Southend, UK


62812 Karnataka Medical Council, 2002

Trainings and Certifications

MRCP, CCT - Rheumatology - Royal Colleges Of Physicians,london, Uk, 2010
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