Endocrinology & Diabetology

Proper hormone regulation is essential for a balanced life.' Our department consists of a highly efficient team of experienced endocrinologists, endocrine surgeons, diabetologists and other allied physicians who offer evidence-based treatment for all kinds of hormonal conditions. It is supported by a well-equipped laboratory that offers a wide range of hormonal assays and other biochemical investigations.

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Investigations for Endocrinology & Diabetology
  • Hormonal assays
  • Ultrasound
  • ACTH stimulation test
  • Thyroid scan

Dr. M Manju Bhargavi

Dr M Manju Bhargavi
Dr. M Manju Bhargavi
Consultant - Endocrinology & Diabetology
MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology
Speciality
Endocrinology & Diabetology
Experience
14 Years
Hospital
Ramesh Hospitals Main Center, Ramesh Hospitals MG Road
Languages
English
Overview

Dr. Manju Bhargavi completed her MBBS from OO Bogomolets National Medical University, Kiev and completed her Diploma in Diabetology from Annamalai University, Chidambaram.

She is an expert in treating Endocrine disorders and has special interest in treating diabetes and obesity.

Area of expertise
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity

Dr. R. V Jayakumar

Dr
Dr. R. V Jayakumar
Senior Consultant
FRCP, MRCP, MNAMS in Endocrinology, DM in Endocrinology, MD, MBBS
Speciality
Endocrinology & Diabetology
Experience
39 Years
Hospital
Aster Medcity Kochi
Languages
English, Malayalam
Overview

One of the most respected professionals in the medical fraternity and the first Endocrinologist in Kerala, Dr. V Jayakumar has more than four decades of experience to his credit. An expert in management of endocrinological disorders in patients of all ages, he has worked at some of the finest institutions in the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia and India. His areas of interest include diabetes, obesity, thyroid diseases and puberty disorders.

Awards and recognitions
  • Started Dip. N.B and DM courses in Endocrinology for first time in the state of Kerala.
  • DM examiner for many national institutes and medical colleges of India.
  • Past President of several national associations including the Endocrine Society of India, RSSDI and Indian Thyroid Society.
  • Editor of Thyroid Research & Practice and Associate Editor of RSSDI Journal.

Dr. Parvathy L

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Dr. Parvathy L
Consultant
MD in Paediatrics , DCH, MBBS
Speciality
Paediatrics & Neonatology, Endocrinology & Diabetology
Experience
7 Years
Hospital
Aster Medcity Kochi
Languages
Malayalam, English, Hindi
Overview

Trained in the medical management of diseases in children and newborn infants, Dr. Parvathy L is a Paediatrician with over 7 years of experience. She takes a special interest in Paediatric Endocrinology – a subspecialty that deals with diabetes, disorders of the endocrine glands, variations of physical growth, and sexual development in childhood. She holds a Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Paediatrics, a Postgraduate Diploma in Child Health (DCH), and an MBBS from Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram. Her research work has also been published in an international journal. She was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Paediatrics at her alma mater before joining the Centre of Excellence in Child Health and Adolescent Medicine.

Awards and recognitions
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics, SAT Hospital, Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Published a research article in an international journal

Dr. Nibu Dominic

Dr
Dr. Nibu Dominic
Consultant
DM in Endocrinology, MD in General Medicine, MBBS
Speciality
Endocrinology & Diabetology
Experience
6 Years
Hospital
Aster Medcity Kochi
Languages
English, Malayalam, Hindi
Overview

Dr. Nibu Dominic is a skilled Endocrinologist with more than 6 years of experience. He is trained to manage complex endocrinological problems including diabetes; kidney stones; disorders of sex development; diseases involving the thyroid, endocrine, and pituitary glands; metabolic obesity; and bone conditions like osteoporosis, in both adults and children.

He holds a Doctorate of Medicine (DM) in Endocrinology from Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS), Lucknow; and a Doctor of Medicine (MD) in General Medicine and an MBBS from Government Medical College, Alappuzha.

Dr. Vipin V.P

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Dr. Vipin V.P
Consultant
DNB in Endocrinology, DM in Endocrinology, DNB in General Medicine, MD in General Medicine, MBBS
Speciality
Endocrinology & Diabetology
Experience
4 Years
Hospital
Aster Medcity Kochi
Languages
English, Malayalam, Hindi
Overview

A Endocrinologist trained in management of diabetes in both adults and children; Dr. Vipin’s areas of special interest include diabetes mellitus, obesity, PCOS, metabolic bone diseases and pituitary disorders.

Awards and recognitions

Detailed studies:

  • Type 1 diabetes (all four islet auto antibodies including ZnT8A, HLA association and also studied type 1 b diabetes)
  • PCOS (CVD risk assessment in first degree relatives of PCOS)
  • Work on diabetes mellitus and PCOS published in American Society of Reproductive medicine journal


Awards:

  • Gold medal and best outgoing Postgraduate student - MD General Medicine (Year 2011) Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Best Outgoing student, 2006, Govt. Medical College Calicut
  • IMA Gold medal - Best outgoing student- MBBS, 45th Batch, Calicut Medical College (Year 2007)
  • Gold Medals during MBBS – Community medicine; Psychiatry; General Medicine; Surgery; and Obstetrics & Gynecology

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