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Dr. Atul Luthra

Dr. Atul Luthra

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DNB - Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism

Endocrinologist

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Diabetologist

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30 Years Experience Overall  (29 years as specialist)

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Dr. Luthra is an excellent teacher, a dedicated researcher, a gifted orator and a prolific writer. He has delivered several guest-lectures under the aegis of prestigious state-level and national medical conferences and has several articles to his credit published in peer reviewed medical journals. Dr. Luthra has the honour of being the sole author of four highly appreciated books. “ECG made Easy” and “ECHO made Easy” are very popular among medical students & clinicians, are internationally acclaimed and are available both in English and Spanish languages. “You & Your Heart” and “You & Your Blood Pressure” are meant to educate the general public & patients and these have been appreciated & reviewed in the popular national magazine, India Today. Dr. Atul Luthra, Senior Consultant Physician, is a graduate & post-graduate from the reputed Amritsar Medical College as well as Diplomate of the National Board of Medicine.

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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.

Awards and Recognitions

Rashtriya Rattan Award - 2006
Arch Of Excellence (Medicare) Award - 2006
Coeur D’or” (Heart Of Gold) Award - 2006

Education

MBBS - Amritsar Medical College, 1981
MD - Medicine - Amritsar Medical College, 1985
DNB - Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism - National Board Of Examination, 1991

Experience

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1986 - 1987 Senior Resident at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
1987 - 1990 Registrar Medicine at Lady Hardinge Medical College
1990 - 1991 Medical Advisor at Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited
1991 - 2006 Clinical Consultant at Luthra Medical Centre & Hospitals
2007 - 2008 Senior Consultant at Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj

Registrations

2488 Delhi Medical Council, 1991
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