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Dr. N Praveen Kumar

Dr. N Praveen Kumar

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine, Fellowship in Non-Invasive Cardiology (FIC)

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12 Years Experience Overall

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Dr. N. Praveen Kumar was born in Bangalore India. After graduation, he completed his M. D General Medicine from Sri Devaraj URS Medical College Kolar, Karnataka, India in 2009. He then worked in the dept of cardiology in Columbia Asia, Bangalore. He later completed his fellowship in noninvasive cardiology from Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Bangalore. Post Graduation he started working as a consultant cardiologist in BMJH. Presently he is the assistant professor at Sridevi Medical College Tumkur. He started Samiksha Heart And Diabetic Care in the year 2013 to provide cardiac services in Yelahanka, Bangalore.Presently he is the visiting cardiologist for all the major hospitals in and around Yelahanka. Dr. Praveen has a clinical interest in preventive cardiology, lipid disorders, and cardiac imaging. He is known for the diagnosis of both common and rare, complex cardiac disorders. He has obtained certified degrees in diabetology and advanced hypertension management. His goal is to maintain the old-fashioned physician/patient relationship while applying the most advanced technology for diagnosis and treatment of cardiac and diabetic disorders.

Yelahanka, Bangalore

Navachethana Hospital

4.5

17/A2, A-Sector, Doddaballapur Main Road, Yelahanka New Town, Landmark: Opposite Rail Wheel Factory, Bangalore

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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

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Diabetologist
Carotid Ultrasound
Complete heart and diabetic care
Pulmonary function testing
Ambulatory BP Monitoring
Holter Moniter( 24 hr ECG)
Cardiologist
heart problems

Specializations

Awards and Recognitions

American College Of Cardialogy - 2015

Education

MBBS - Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC), 1998
MD - General Medicine - Devaraj URS Medical College - Kolar, 2009
Fellowship in Non-Invasive Cardiology (FIC) - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, 2011

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Cardiologist Society of india

Experience

2009 - 2016 Consultant at Samiksha Heart Care
2009 - 2015 Consultant at Bhagavan Mahaveer Jain Hospital
2015 - 2016 Consultant at Navachethana Hospital
2015 - 2016 Consultant at Prolife Hospital
2015 - 2016 Consultant at Apurva Hospital

Registrations

54479 Karnataka Medical Council, 1999

Trainings and Certifications

Certificate Course in Evidence Based Diabetes Management (CCEBDM) - Public Health Foundation of India(PHFI),New Delh, 2012
Certificate Course in Gestational Diabetes (CCGDM) - Public Health Foundation of India(PHFI),New Delh, 2013
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