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Dr. Shafi Kuchay

Dr. Shafi Kuchay

MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, DM - Endocrinology

Endocrinologist

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Diabetologist

14 Years Experience Overall  (6 years as specialist)

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Dr. M Shafi Kuchay is a Consultant Endocrinologist and Diabetologist involved in patient care and clinical research. He practises in Medanta The Medicity Hospital, Gurugram, India. His areas of interest are Diabetes, metabolic syndrome, thyroid disorders, polycystic ovary syndrome, fatty liver disease.

Gurgaon Sector 38, Gurgaon

Medanta-The Medicity

3.0

CH Baktawar Singh Road, Landmark: Near Rajiv Chowk, Gurgaon

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+ 18

Mon - Fri

11:00 - 05:00

800

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

AE-PCOS Best paper presentation award in a Research paper on “Girls are more insulin resistant than boys at birth using cord blood collection

Education

MBBS - Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences, Jammu, 2006
DNB - General Medicine - Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences, Jammu, 2010
DM - Endocrinology - Sher-I-Kashmir Instt. Of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, 2014

Memberships

Indian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE)

Registrations

9965 Haryana State Medical Council, 2016
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