Dr

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Sahay

Senior Consultant Endocrinologist
MBBS, DNB, MD, DM
Overview

Dr. Rakesh Sahay is a Senior Consultant Endocrinologist at Aster Prime Hospital. He completed his MBBS from Osmania Medical  College, Osmania  University, Hyderabad in the year 1990. He then Completed his DNB in General Medicine from the National Board of Examinations, National Academy of Medical Sciences, India in the year 1995.

He thereafter completed MD in Internal  Medicine from Nizam’s  Institute of  Medical  Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad, in the year 1996. He obtained DM in Endocrinology from the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi in the year 2001.

Work Experience:

  • From Aug ’16 - Professor & Head Department of Endocrinology, Osmania Medical College and Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad
  • Sept ’09 to Aug ‘16 - Professor of Endocrinology, Osmania Medical College & Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad
  • Nov’08 to Sept’09 - In-Charge Professor of Endocrinology, Osmania Medical College & Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad
  • Sept ’06 to Oct ‘08 - Associate Professor of Endocrinology, Gandhi Medical College, Gandhi Hospital, Secunderabad
  • Nov '04 to Sep ’06 - Associate Professor of Endocrinology, Osmania Medical College, Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad.
  • Feb '01 to Nov‘04 - Assistant Professor of Endocrinology, Osmania Medical College, Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad.
  • Feb ’99 to Feb ’01 - Senior Resident, Department of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221005
  • Aug ’98 to Feb ’99 - Assistant Professor of Medicine, Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad
  • April ’96 to July ‘98 - Senior  Resident in  Internal Medicine, Nizam’s  Institute of Medical  Sciences,  Hyderabad
  • May ’92  to  Dec ‘95 - Junior Resident in Internal Medicine, Nizam’s  Institute of  Medical  Sciences,  Hyderabad

Positions Held in Professional Bodies

  • Vice President, Endocrine Society of India 2019-20.
  • Vice President, All India Association for Advancing Research in Obesity 2018-20
  • Vice President, South Asian Federation of Endocrine Societies 2019-23
  • Secretary, Endocrine Society of India 2009-15
  • Founder Secretary, South Asian Federation of Endocrine Societies 2013-15
  • Executive Committee Member, Endocrine Society of India 2006-09
  • Chairman, AP Chapter of RSSDI 2013-15
  • Vice-Chairman & Chairman, Research Committee of AP Chapter of RSSDI 2010-13
  • Governing Body Member, Association of Physicians of India 2010-16
  • Chairman Hyderabad  Chapter of API 2015
  • Executive Committee Member, Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India 2008-2010, 2014-17
  • Hon. Secretary, Hyderabad Chapter of Association of Physicians of India 2007-10
  • Joint Secretary, Association of Physicians of India, AP State Chapter,  2005-06.
  • Joint Secretary, Association of Physicians of India, Hyderabad Chapter,      2004-05.
  • Executive Committee Member of Association of Physicians of India, Hyderabad Chapter 2003-04
  • Member, National Advisory Board of 'Thyroid Research & Clinical Practice', Journal of the Indian Thyroid Society.

Life member of

  • Endocrine Society of India
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Association  of   Physicians  of  India
  • Research  Society for the Study of   Diabetes in  India
  • Nutrition Society of India
  • Indian Society for Bone Mineral Research
  • Indian Association of Clinical Medicine
  • All India Association for Advancement of Research in Obesity
  • Indian  Medical  Association

College of General Practitioners

  • Indian Rheumatism  Association
  • Diabetic Foot Society of India

International Member:

  • Srilankan College of Endocrinology
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • The Endocrine Society (USA)
  • European Association for Study of Diabetes

Publications

  • More than 130 in peer-reviewed indexed journals
  • 1968 citations, h index 24, i10 index 59
Awards and recognitions
  • Fellowship of IMA Academy of Medical Specialities 2019 at Hyderabad
  • Justice Uma Maheshwaram Oration of Hyderabad Chapter of Association of Physicians of India December 2019
  • Honorary Fellowship of Uttar Pradesh Diabetes Federation, awarded in September 2018 at Noida
  • Fellowship of Indian Society of Hypertension awarded in 2016
  • Fellowship of Diabetes India, awarded in 2016, New Delhi
  • Dr. Bankat Chandra Oration of Indian Medical Association, Hyderabad 2015
  • Dr. VinodhDurandhar Oration of All Indian Association for Research in Obesity 2011
  • Membership of National Academy of Medical Sciences, 2009 (by-election)
  • Fellowship of American College of Endocrinology, 2009
  • Hoechst Senior Lecturership Oration, API, 2008
  • Fellowship of  Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine 2008
  • Fellowship of Indian College of Physicians, 2006
  • Dr. JC Patel – Dr. BC Mehta  2nd  Best Correspondence Award for the year 2002, Journal of Association of Physicians of India for the Correspondence: “Hypothalamo-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis Function in asthmatics taking low dose inhaled Beclomethasone Dipropionate”
  • Fellowship of the College of General Practitioners, Hyderabad

State Awards/ National Awards

  • Awarded the Best Teacher Award in Medicine by the Government of Telangana on Teacher’s day 5th September 2018

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