Dr. V. Seshiah

Dr. V. Seshiah

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Professor Dr V Seshiah was the head of the Department of Diabetology, Madras Medical College and Government General Hospital. Subsequently he was appointed as Emeritus Professor of Diabetology for five years. For decades, he has been involved in the teaching and clinical practice of diabetes. He started the post graduate Diploma course in Diabetology. He has published many original papers in reputed National and International Journals. He is also associated with a number of medical journals in different capacities. He has authored "A Handbook on Diabetes Mellitus”, which has been well received by the medical community. He developed the speciality of Diabetology in the best form in the Government sector and in private sectors. He has been awarded the prestigious Dr B C Roy National Award for the development of speciality in the country. The Association of Physicians of India honoured him with the ‘Distinguished Member’ award for his excellent and continued service to the Association. He has been conferred the “Best Teachers Award” by the Indian College of Physicians.

Aminjikarai, Chennai

Dr V Seshiah & Balaji Research Institute & Diabetes Care Centre


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MBBS - Madras University, Chenai, India, 1963

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Has Been Instrumental In Establishing An Independent Department Of Diabetology, The First Of Its Kind In India At Madras Medical College And Govt. General Hospital, Chennai. Since Its Inception The Department Of Diabetology, Madras Medical College Has
Started A Post Graduate Course In Diabetes Leading To Diploma In Diabetology Under Dr. M.G.R. Medical University. The Department Has Also Been Recognised By The Medical Council Of India For PhD
First To Start A Separate Division Of Pregnancy And Diabetes In 1979 In The Govt. Hospital For Women And Children – Egmore, Chennai
Member of the Expert Review Committee for the Global Guidelines on Pregnancy & Diabetes at International Diabetes Federation (IDF)
Member of the World Health Organization Expert Committee for consultation on diagnosis and screening for gestational diabetes.


Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI)


15659 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 1963
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