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Dr Harish, General Physician

Dr. Harish B V

Associate Consultant - Rheumatology

MD (General Medicine), DM (Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology)
Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Odia, English

Dr. Harish BV is a distinguished Rheumatologist based in Bangalore, renowned for his exceptional qualifications and expertise in diagnosing and treating a wide range of rheumatological and autoimmune disorders. With a solid educational foundation and extensive experience, he has emerged as a leading authority in the field of Rheumatology.

His journey into medicine began with the attainment of his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree in 2013, followed by an MD in Internal Medicine in 2017 from Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College in Kolar. Fuelled by his passion for addressing autoimmune and rheumatological ailments, he pursued advanced training, culminating in the attainment of a Super-Specialty degree, DM in Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology in 2023 from the esteemed Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

Throughout his career, he has held various positions, including serving as a Senior Resident in the Department of Internal Medicine at MS Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, and as a Consultant Physician at Koshys Hospital, Bangalore. His dedication to advancing medical knowledge is evident in his active involvement in undergraduate and post-graduate training programs.

He possesses expertise in a broad spectrum of conditions, encompassing arthritis and related diseases such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Gout, Osteoarthritis, and Spondyloarthritis. Additionally, he is proficient in managing systemic connective tissue diseases like Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Sjogren's Syndrome, Scleroderma, and Myositis. His proficiency extends to systemic vasculitis, including ANCA Vasculitis, Takayasu Arteritis, and Cutaneous Vasculitis.

A hallmark of his practice is his patient-centric approach. He places great emphasis on establishing trust-based relationships with his patients, dedicating time to listen attentively to their concerns, addressing their inquiries, and providing thorough explanations about diagnoses and treatment options. This collaborative approach empowers patients to actively participate in their healthcare journey, making well-informed decisions regarding their well-being.

From the initial diagnosis through comprehensive treatment and ongoing care, he remains a steadfast guide, ensuring that his patients' journeys are as seamless and comfortable as possible. His commitment to excellence and compassionate care sets him apart as a trusted and respected figure in the field of Rheumatology.

Area of expertise
  • Arthritis and related diseases such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Gout, Osteoarthritis, and Spondyloarthritis.
  • Connective tissue diseases like SLE, Sjogren's, Scleroderma, and Myositis.
  • Vasculitis, including ANCA Vasculitis, Takayasu Arteritis, and Cutaneous Vasculitis
Awards and recognitions
  • Various National papers and Poster presentations and worked for several Publications and clinical trials.
  • Best Paper presentation, Odisha IRACON 2023
  • Best Poster presentation, Odisha IRACON 2022


  • Indian Rheumatology Association

Paper Published

  • Clinical spectrum and outcome of suspected and proved H1N1 cases in a tertiary care hospital. European Journal of pharmaceutical and medical research. 2016.
  • Neurotoxin Envenomation of Snakebite Mimicking Brain Death: Locked-In Syndrome- European Journal of pharmaceutical and medical research. 2016.
  • Silicosis and Rapidly Progressive Systemic Sclerosis- Indian Journal of Rheumatology- 2022

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