Dr. Santosh Kumar P.K is a General Physician,Diabetologist and Endocrinologist in Nagawara, Bangalore and has an experience of 13 years in these fields. Dr. Santosh Kumar P.K practices at Ideal Diabetes Center in Nagawara, Bangalore,Chirayu Multispeciality Clinic in Kasturi nagar, Bangalore and Imax Clinics in HRBR Layout, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from BLDEA's Shri B M patil Medical College. Bijapur in 2000,PG Diploma in Cardiology London from Royal College of England, UK in 2006 and Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetes from Royal College of England, UK in 2007. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Fever Treatment,Diabetes Management and Health Checkup (General) etc.
Very good doctor... Consulted him for diabetic complications for my mother. He listened to all the issues patiently, he helped us even to get an appointment with cardiologist and nephrologist for further treatment..
John(Verified)a month ago
I do not recommend the doctor
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Devika(Verified)a year ago
I do not recommend the doctor
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The doctor never turned up! After my husband and I reached the clinic with a high temperature, the receptionist told us that he won’t be able to make it because his “flight is delayed”. Maybe consider calling up the patient and save them that trip that too when they extremely ill?
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