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Dr. Rajiv Kovil

Dr. Rajiv Kovil

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MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology (Mumbai University)

Diabetologist

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22 Years Experience Overall  (21 years as specialist)

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Dr. Rajiv Kovil is a Diabetologist in Andheri West, Mumbai and has an experience of 22 years in this field. Dr. Rajiv Kovil practices at Dr. Kovil's Diabetes Care Centre in Andheri West, Mumbai,Dr. Kovil's Diabetes Care Centre in Andheri West, Mumbai and Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital in Vileparle West, Mumbai. He completed MBBS from Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai in 1996 and Diploma in Diabetology (Mumbai University) from Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai in 1999. He is a member of Founder Mebemer United Diabetes Forum and Medical Council of India (MCI). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Diet Counseling,Hypertension Treatment,Diabetic Diet Counseling,Diabetes in Children and Foot infection etc.

Mahim, Mumbai

S L Raheja Fortis Hospital

4.0

Raheja Rugnalaya Marg., Landmark: Opposite St. Xaviers College, Mumbai

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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.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai, 1996
Diploma in Diabetology (Mumbai University) - Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai, 1999

Memberships

Founder Mebemer United Diabetes Forum
Medical Council of India (MCI)

Registrations

83048 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1997
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