MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Endocrinology
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Dr Beena Bansal was director, Endocrinology at Medanta, the Medicity, Gurgaon where she has made a mark not just through a compassionate approach towards all her patients in clinic, but through innovative ideas in the use of technology in patient care. Her work on inpatient diabetes management, polycystic ovary syndrome, gestational diabetes, vitamin D, and osteoporosis is published in reputed journals. She has been working passionately to empower the young patients with type 1 diabetes patients through her society called Saksham-a Type 1 diabetes Welfare Society.
Dr Bansal is very amiable and comforting. She has an astute diagnostic analysis and her approach to treatment is a very rational.
Been going to Dr Beena Bansal for the last four years. I'm totally satisfied. She's a friendly and a pleasant person, always smiling.
*** ** **** *** **** ******* She listen you very patiently & post that gives her suggestions. She makes her patients comfortable. The best part is that there is no arrogance or attitude like other experience doctors
Always most receptive to what is being said in order to understand the problem and provide the solution. Likes to take corrective steps and change medication as per monitored reading for best results. Most importantly a reliable and trustworthy person. Wish there were more of her type in the world. It would definitely make it a better place to live in. We wish her well in life.
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.