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Dr. Hemi Soneja

Dr. Hemi Soneja

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MBBS, MD - Family Medicine



Family Physician

8 Years Experience Overall  (7 years as specialist)

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DEGREES/ TRAINING:Dr. Soneja did her MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College in 2002. This was followed by further Post Graduate Medical training from Guthrie Clinic, Pennsylvania, USA. She then did her training in Obesity Medicine and is certified with American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM). She is also a Diabetologist, having trained in Diabetes management from the USA and obtained Diploma in Diabetes from the UK. Prior to this, she was Consultant Diabetes and Obesity Medicine at University Hospitals, Cleveland, USA.CLINICAL EXPERTISE/ INTERESTS:Dr. Soneja has a global experience in managing lifestyle related conditions like Obesity and Diabetes. Her special interests are Childhood Obesity and preventive medicine. She believes in providing a comprehensive care for her patients seeking weight management and management of associated conditions like diabetes, high BP, cholesterol etc. She has had extensive experience in managing complicated Diabetes including those needing insulin pumps. She runs comprehensive medical weight management programs for patients. She also sees patients before and after Bariatric Surgery for continued medical management after surgery.ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:Dr. Soneja has been an active teacher both for her junior doctors and patients. She is also a Faculty in Obesity Medicine at University of South Wales, UK. She conducts regular Diabetes Self Management Education sessions for patients. She has been an avid researcher and has worked at Birmingham Hospital, UK, as Clinical Research Fellow and published several papers in international journals. She has also presented her research papers on Diabetes and Obesity at American Diabetes Association and American Society of Bariatric Physicians.

South Civil Lines, Muzaffarnagar

Singhal Nursing Home

147, Civil Lines, Meerut Road, Muzaffar Nagar., Landmark: Opposite To Company Bagh., Muzaffarnagar

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a diabetologist?

A: Diabetologist is an endocrinologist doctor who has specialized training in metabolic disorders to treat patients with diabetes and its complications.

Q: When do I need to see a dibetologist?

A: When a person with diabetes is suffering from recurring low blood sugar or having very high blood sugar, which can not be managed with the care of a general physician then one should go to a diabetologist. When there is a family history of diabetes or when one notices symptoms like repeated infections, wounda that dont heal, excessive thirst or hunger, one should see a diabetologist.

Q: Are diabetologists and dieticians the same?

A: A diabetologist helps patients to control high blood sugar with dietary changes and medication. However, a dietician is a specialist who is trained to plan your diet depending upon your health and nutritional requirements to manage and achieve your health goals.

Q: Should I go to a diabetologist for weight loss?

A: A diabetologist can help to manage low or high blood sugar levels but is not specialized for weight loss therapy.

Q: Can a diabetologist treat diabetes insipidus?

A: No, diabetologist is trained to diagnose and treat diabetes mellitus, but he can not treat diabetes inspires.

Awards and Recognitions

Stanley Conklin Research Award - 1st Prize For Best Original Research Paper, On Treatment Preference For Management Of Diabetes In Outpatient Setting – Primary Care Physicians VS. Endocrinologists - 2012
Stanley Conklin Research Award, Guthrie Clinic - 3rd Prize For Best Original Research Paper, On Screening For Blood Lead Levels In Children: Compliance Of Medical Professionals With The AAP And CDC Guidelines - 2011
Lynn Smaha Resident Research Competition – 3rd Prize At Guthrie Annual Cardiovascular & Diabetes Symposium, On Screening For Blood Lead Levels In Children: Compliance Of Medical Professionals With The AAP And CDC Guidelines - 2011


MBBS - G B Pant Hospital / Moulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, 2002
MD - Family Medicine - Robert Packer Hospital, USA, 2013


American Diabetes Association (ADA)
American Society of Bariatric Physicians
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Delhi Medical Association (DMA)


2015 - 2016 Consultant Diabetes & Obesity Medicine at Jaypee Hospital


731 Delhi Medical Council, 2014

Trainings and Certifications

Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetology (PGDD) - University of South Wales - Welsh Institute of Chiropractic, 2014
American Board of Obesity Medicine Cerified - American Board of Obesity Medicine, 2013
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