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Dr. Surekha B Shetty

Dr. Surekha B Shetty

Dr. Surekha B Shetty

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine

Allopath

Diabetologist

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17 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr. Surekha Shetty is a Consultant Endocrinologist at Shanthi Nursing Home, Bangalore. He treats conditions such as Diabetes, Hypothyroidism, Pituitary, Adrenal, Reproductive Endocrinology, and Bone & Mineral Metabolism. Dr. Surekha is an efficient Endocrinologist who has keen interest in knowing more about her field and for that she engages herself in going to workshops and seminars which take place in the country. She has a vast knowledge of latest techniques and provides the best possible solution to her patients.

Jayanagar, Bangalore

Shanthi Nursing Home

3.5

679, 11th Main Road, 36th Cross, 4th T Block,, Landmark: Opp to Post Office, Bangalore

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Tue, Thu, Sat

04:30 - 05:30

250

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 - Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College (JJMMC), 2001
MD - General Medicine - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2006

Experience

Consultant at MSD Medical College

Registrations

63882 Karnataka Medical Council, 2002

Trainings and Certifications

Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetology (PGDD) - Boston University School of Medicine, 2015
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