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Dr. Amit Kumar

Dr. Amit Kumar

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MBBS

Diabetologist

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General Physician

19 Years Experience Overall

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Dr. Amit Kumar completed his MBBS from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. He did his postgraduation diploma in diabetes from Cardiff University, Wales(UK). He got his internal medicine training for five years in Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore. He received numerous honors and awards from different organizations for his services.During his schooling, he got President Scout award from honorable president of India Lt. Shree S D Sharma. Currently he is running his own diabetes clinic and managing diabetes emergencies excellently. He is also consultant physician at Power Grid, Eastern Region.He is brilliant academically and delivering lectures on diabetes control in India. He is active member of Reseach Society for the Study of Diabetes in India(RSSDI).

Boring Canal Road, Patna

Diabetes Clinic

4.5

West Boring Canal Road, Landmark: Between Boring Road Chauraha and Harilal Sweets, Patna

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Mon - Sat

09:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 09:00

500

Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a diabetologist?

A: Diabetologists are medically trained doctors who are specialized in treating metabolic disorders including diabetes mellitus along with it's complications. They help in managing the sugar- level of the patients.

Q: When do I need to see a dibetologist?

A: One can see a diabetologist when there is a family history of diabetes, age >40 years, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or with symptoms like excessive hunger,thirst or urination, getting tired easily, etc.

Q: Are diabetologists and dieticians the same?

A: Diabetologists are medically qualified professionals who diagnose and treat diabetes along with their complications with diet plan, exercise plan and medications. On the other hand, a dietitian is an expert in dietetics; i.e. human nutrition and the regulation of diet.Dietitians are regulated healthcare professionals licensed to assess, diagnose, and treat nutritional problems like weight gain.

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

A: For weight loss, you should seek an advise of a dietician. If you have any symptoms associated with weight loss like increased hunger/thirst, frequent urination, wounds that don’t heal, then you should immediately seek advise of a diabetologist.

Q: Can a diabetologist treat diabetes insipidus?

A: Diabetes insipidus occurs when the body can't properly balance the body's fluid levels.It is a condition related to a hormone called anti-diuretic hormone (ADH), or vasopressin. It is mainly diagnosed and treated by endocrilnologists who are doctors who specialize in glands and the hormones they make.

Awards and Recognitions

President Scout Award - 1994

Education

MBBS - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2001

Memberships

Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI)

Experience

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2001 - 2001 Internship at AIIMS
2002 - 2006 Junior Resident at AIIMS
2008 - 2013 Medical Officer at TTSH
2013 - 2014 General Physician at Udayan Hospital
2015 - 2016 Diabetologist at Ruban Patliputra Hospital

Registrations

DMC/R/544 Delhi Medical Council, 2002
41883 Bihar Medical Council, 2013

Trainings and Certifications

Post Graduate Course in Diabetology - Boston University School of Medicine, 2016
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