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Dr. Santosh H S

Dr. Santosh H S

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MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCP - Endocrinology

Endocrinologist

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21 Years Experience Overall  (14 years as specialist)

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Dr. Santosh HS is a consultant endocrinologist with substantive training and more than a decade of experience in diabetes and endocrinology.• He completed MBBS from Bangalore University in 1999 and obtained his Membership with the Royal College of Physicians MRCP (UK) in 2006. • He went on to acquire extensive experience and further qualifications in United Kingdom and obtained a Certificate of Specialist Training from United Kingdom and is placed on the Specialist's Register UK.• He has obtained specialty training with certificates of in the following specialties o Diabetes o Endocrinology o General Internal Medicine • In 2011 he completed his research experience in adult growth hormone deficiency and osteoporosis from University of Liverpool (UK). • He has also gained professional experience in Islet Transplantation from Edmonton, Canada. In 2016, he was nominated as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians UK.In addition to management of diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders and Osteoporosis, he has extensive experience in managing Pituitary diseases, Adrenal, Parathyroid and Reproductive Endocrinology, Lipid & Metabolic Disorders (Cholesterol), Obesity and care of patients post bariatric surgery. His interests include Complex Adult & Adolescent Diabetes Management including diabetic emergencies, Insulin Pump Therapy, Antenatal and Gestational diabetes.

Jayanagar 9 Block, Bangalore

Malathi Manipal Hospital

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45/1, 45th Cross, Marenahalli Road, Phase II, Landmark: Next To Big Bazar & Opposite To Bangalore Central, Bangalore

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Mon, Wed, Fri - Sat

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is an endocrinologist?

A: An endocrinologist is a medical professional specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of hormone-secreting (endocrine) glands in the human body. He is trained to treat disorders of thyroid, pituitary, pancreas, etc. that produce hormones.

Q: For what symptoms can I consult an endocrinologist?

A: You can meet an endocrinologist if you notice symptoms of hormone-related diseases like sudden weight loss or gain, acne, facial hair in women, infertility, feeling too tired easily, severe hair loss, feeling too cold or too hot, change in voice, etc.

Q: What diseases does an endocrinologist treat?

A: The endocrinologist can treat diseases of like hypo or hyper-thyroidism, reduced or excess insulin production, gigantism, dwarfism, Cushing's syndrome, hypo or hyper-pituitarinism, PCOD, infertility, etc.

Q: What training is needed to be an endocrinologist?

A: An endocrinologist has to take at least 10 years of training, which has 4 years of medical school (MBBS), followed by a residency period of 3 years to gain expertise in treating the patient. They have an additional 2 or 3 years of training in endocrinology (MD or DM).

Q: Can an endocrinologist treat PCOD?

A: An endocrinologist or a reproductive endocrinologist who is specialized in sex hormones can treat and help in managing PCOD.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore, 1999
MRCP (UK) - Royal College Of Physicians Of The United Kindom, 2006
FRCP - Endocrinology - Royal Colleges Of Physicians,london, Uk, 2016

Memberships

Royal College of Physicians (UK)
Fellowship in Royal College Of Physicians

Experience

2014 - 2016 Consultant Physician at Morriston Hospital, Swansea. United Kingdom.
2013 - 2014 Locum Consultant Physician at Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport. United Kingdom.
2009 - 2011 Research Fellow (Specialist Trainee Year 5) at Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Registrations

56716 Karnataka Medical Council, 2000
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