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Dr. Monashis Sahu, MD (Medicine), DM (Endocrinology) is Consultant Endocrinologist. He has been in clinical practice for the past 10 years. Currently residing at South Delhi, he provides consultation to his patients from his Private Clinic (Greater Kailash – Part 1), at Max Hospital (Panchsheel Park), VIMHANS (Lajpat Nagar) and ADIVA Hospital (Green Park). He is also a visiting consultant to Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences.Dr. Sahu is a qualified endocrinologist with academic – research – and clinical experience in diagnosis, treatment, and meticulous monitoring of metabolism and hormone disorders. He completed his MBBS and MD (General Medicine) from the Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi, India. He then received his Doctorate of Medicine (DM) specializing in Endocrinology from the prestigious Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India. He also been awarded as a Fellow, American College of Endocrinology (USA)Dr. Sahu has to his credit original reasearch in the field of vitamin D, and endocrinology disorders during pregnancy. He keeps contributing to medical education and dissemination of information via regular write ups for books and journals. Dr. Sahu has also been actively involved in scientific activities related to drug development for compounds under various stages of development from candidate selection to phase III of drug development. In the field of drug development research he has worked in the area of endocrinology focusing on diabetes and osteoporosis, as well as in the field of oncology.A clinician who believes in art of medicine, and continues to explore new vistas of science by clinical research and constant updation of medical knowledge.
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.