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  HISTORY:  
     
 

The Endocrinology Unit of the KEM Hospital is the youngest of its super specialties. It was set up in 2005 with Dr. (Mrs.) Vaishali Deshmukh, M.D, DNB and DM as the Endocrinologist in charge. With the setting up of the Endocrinology Clinic, there has been an increasing turnover of endocrine referrals to the hospital.

 
     
 

The Endocrine Clinic treats adults and pediatric patients suffering from conditions caused by hormonal disorders, including problems with the thyroid or adrenal glands such as:

 
     
 
Thyroid Disorders: Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Thyroid Nodules, Thyrodiitis
Bone Disorders: Osteoporosis, Osteomalacia, Paget's disease, Hyperparathyroidism
Adrenal Disorders: Addison's disease, Cushing's syndrome
Pictuary Disorders: Acromegaly, Proactinoma, Hypopituitarism, Craniopharyngioma

The diagnosis and treatment of Reproductive Disorders including Infertility, Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOS), Thirsutism, Hypogonadism are dealt with effectively.

Metabolic Disorders such as Dyslipidemia, Cholesterol Abnormalities are also treated in the unit.
 
     
 

In addition, the unit serves as a Tertiary Referral centre for the management of Diabetes Mellitus, Gestational Diabetes and Thyroid disorders.

 
     
  SERVICES:  
     
 
Personal individual consultation to each patient

Highly advanced Hormonal & Biochemical Assay Laboratory with quick processing for expedition of therapy.

Outpatient work up for thyroid diseases in a single day, saving time and thus making it convenient for patients.

Focus on prevention of Diabetes, Osteoporosis & Obesity.

 
     
  ACADEMIC:  
 
Endocrinology teaching classes for DNB & FCPS (medicine) residents.
 
     
  FUTURE PLANS:  
     
 
Promotion of preventive endocrinology
Conducting endocrine awareness camps

Conducting research activities in the field of Thyroidology & Metabolic Bone Disease.

 
     
  CONTACT US: Dr. V. Deshmukh- 020- 66037398.  
     
 
 
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