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Dr. Pallavi D Rao

Dr. Pallavi D Rao

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MBBS, MRCP (UK), Post Graduate Diploma in Endocrinology

Endocrinologist

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8 Years Experience Overall  (8 years as specialist)

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Dr. Pallavi D Rao completed undergraduate training from JJMMC Davangere in 2000. Completed MRCP (UK) in 2009. Did specialist training in Diabetes and Endocrinology at University Hospital, Cambridge and University Hospitals Leicester in the UK. Have completed a postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes and Endocrinology from Queen Mary University London in 2012. Have experience in treating patients with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetic emergencies, and complications. Have done specialist courses on a day to day management of both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, communication and counseling skills, patient education and empowerment, and use of technology in treating diabetes- Insulin pump course. Have had experience in managing diabetes and endocrine conditions in special circumstances like pregnancy, elderly, and special needs patients and dealing with various complications of diabetes. With regards to endocrine disorders, I have had experience in treating patients with thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, PCOS, pancreatic and pituitary disorders. A hard working person who knows my strengths and limitations, which she feels is very important in treating patients.

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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+ 7

Tue, Thu, Sat

01:15 - 02:30

500

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), 1998
MRCP (UK) - Royal Colleges Of Physicians,london, Uk, 2009
Post Graduate Diploma in Endocrinology - Queen Mary University Of London, 2012

Registrations

52463 Karnataka Medical Council, 1999
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