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Dr. Mukund Penurkar

Dr. Mukund  Penurkar

Dr. Mukund Penurkar

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MBBS, DNB - General Medicine

Internal Medicine

16 Years Experience Overall  (16 years as specialist)

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Intensive care, diabetes, HIV & post exposures prophylaxis & gastroenterology.He has acquired a vast experience of treating HIV positive patients (5000) with anti retro viral therapy (art) through his two & half years tenure at art center B.J.Medical College & Sassoon General Hospitals Pune.Educational interest:Dr. Mukund R Penurkar completed M.D in internal medicine from the renowned institute B.J.Medical college & Sassoon Hospital Pune in 2004.He is working as a consultant physician, intensivist & diabetologist . He is practicing in Kothrud & Warje area since 2005. His thorough knowledge & experience has helped to set up a well equipped intensive care unit.

Kothrud, Pune

Krishna Hospital

3.5

2, Anjanwel, Prashant Society, Paud Road, Landmark: Next To Vidya Sahakari Bank, Pune

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+ 11

Mon - Sat

11:00 - 12:30

350

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 - Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College & Sasson General Hospital, Pune, 1999
DNB - General Medicine - Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical College & Sasson General Hospital, Pune, 2004

Memberships

Maharastra Medical Council
Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Experience

2007 - Present Consultant at Krishna Hospital
2005 - Present ICU at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital

Registrations

88866 Maharashtra Medical Council, 1999
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