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Dr.S.Ramkumar

MBBS, MD, DM(Diabetes & Endocrinology) AIIMS
Clinical Fellowship in Diabetes/Insulin Pumps (Auckland, NZ)
DNB (Endocrinology)
Cert. Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE, Israel)
Cert. Pediatric Diabetes (ISPAD, Italy)

Consultant – Endocrinologist, Diabetologist, Pediatric Endocrinologist, Thyroid Specialist &  Andrologist
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Dr.S. Ramkumar is a diabetologist and endocrinologist in chennai who deals with hormonal diseases like diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders, obeisty, PCOS, male sexual dysfunction, osteoporosis, pubertal disorders, short stature, etc. He had extensive experience in Insulin Pump in poorly controlled diabetes both T1DM and T2DM in children and adults.

Dr. Ramkumar has a distinguished academic profile. Dr. Ramkumar had completed his MBBS and MD and then came first in DM Entrance Examination conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. He was awarded DM Endocrinology degree by the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences. He worked for three years in Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism in AIIMS during which he gained vast experience in managing in complex endocrine disorders. He has been working in Apollo Hospitals for the last 2 years.

Dr.Ramkumar has several publications in national and international journals. He had won awards in the field of Endocrinology like AV Gandhi award for excellence in Endocrinology in 2014 , Endocrine Prize examination in 2013 and First prize in Pediatric Endocrinology in 2010. He completed his Fellowship in Diabetes in Auckland City Hospital during which he gained vast experience in managing diabetic patients on Insulin Pumps. He had received additional training in pediatric endocrinology from European Society of Pediatric Endocrinology(ESPE) and Asia Pacific Pediatric Endocrine Society(APPES and in pediatric diabetes by the International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes(ISPAD).


Publication

  Ramkumar S. Bilateral thecoma presenting as premenopausal hirsutism: Laproscopic removal. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Dec;17(Suppl 3):S662-4.


  Ramkumar S. Type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and youth. Indian J Pediatr. 2013 Mar;80 Suppl 1:S87-94.


  Shabir I, Marumudi E, Ramkumar. 5 α-Reductase Type 2 Deficiency - Response to Dihydrotestosterone Gel: Correspondence. Indian J Pediatr. 2014 Sep;81(9):984.


  Ramkumar S. Ectopic insulin secreting neuroendocrine tumor of kidney with recurrent hypoglycemia: a diagnostic dilemma. BMC Endocr Disord. 2014 Apr 17;14:36.


  Ramkumar S. Stromal Leydig Cell Hyperplasia Presenting As Virilising Ovarian Mass in Post-Menopausal Woman. Endocrine Abstracts. Female Reproductive Endocrinology II. June 2014.


  Ramkumar S. Sexual precocity with pituitary macroadenoma and bilateral multicystic ovaries - a case report. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2013, 2013(Suppl 1):P200.


  Ramkumar S. Early initiation of insulin in a child with T2DM and clinical course - a case report International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2013, 2013(Suppl 1):P26.


  Ramkumar S. Precocious puberty and ovarian tumors – 2 case report. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2013, 2013(Suppl 1):P80.


  Ramkumar S. Genu valgum and primary hyperparathyroidism in children. Int J Case Rep Images 2014;5(6):401–407.


  Ramkumar S, Tandon N. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in South Asian Youth in Current Diabetes Reports


Presentation (Conference proceedings)

  Presentation in national Endocrine conference: (ESICON 2010) titled “profile of autoimmune hypothyroidism in T1DM in children <12yrs”


  Poster Presentation in national Paediatric Endocrine conference: (ISPAE 2011) titled “Juvenile granulosa cell tumor presenting as precocious puberty– a case report”


  Poster Presentation in APPES Conference 2012 titled“Early initiation of Insulin in a child with T2DM and clinical course”


  Poster Presentation in APPES Conference 2012 titled “Precocious Puberty and Ovarian Tumors – 2 Case Reports”


  Poster Presentation in APPES Conference 2012 titled “Sexual Precocity with Pituitary Macroadenoma and Bilateral Multicystic Ovaries - A Case Report”


Seminars/Talks:

  Clinical Case discussion on 5 alpha reductase deficiency in Asia Pacific Pediatric Endocrine Society – Summer School(APPES) in November 2012, Indonesia


  ICMR PAN-AFRICAN TALK (Apollo Hospital – Telemedicine) on Precocious Puberty in Girls on May 2014


  ICMR PAN-AFRICAN TALK (Apollo Hospital – Telemedicine) on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Children on June 2014


  ICMR PAN-AFRICAN TALK (Apollo Hospital – Telemedicine) on Obesity in Children on August 2014


  ICMR PAN-AFRICAN TALK (Apollo Hospital – Telemedicine) on Simplified Approach to Disorder of Sexual Differentiation(DSD) on September 2014


  ICMR PAN-AFRICAN TALK (Apollo Hospital – Telemedicine) on Hypertension in Children on October 2014


  Health Talk on ‘What you need to know about Obesity in Children?’ in Apollo Clinic, Alwarpet in July 2014


  Behind Renin and Aldosterone Estimation (Apollo Main Hospital)

  1. A case of Hypoglycemia in an adult(Apollo Main Hospital)
  2. Hysterectomy in males – 3 interesting cases(Apollo First Med Hospital),
  3. Spectrum of Hyperthyroidism in Children (Apollo Children Hosptial)


Training Programs:

  APPES summer school in Bali, Indonesia, 2012


  ESPE science school in Haifa, Israel, 2013


  ISPAD Fellowship in Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (selected by the International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes – ISPAD)


Books:

  Authored a Chapter “Hyperandrogenism in Girls” in ‘Case based reviews in Endocrinology’, published 2014


  Authored a Chapter “Interventions in Childhood Obesity in Indian Setting” in ICMR Status Report 2014


Research - during DM endocrinology Residential program (submitted to AIIMS, New Delhi) 1. Project 1: Effect of oral administration of probiotic preparation VSL#3 on the metabolic control in individuals with type-1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM); a randomized, double- blind, placebo controlled trial A pilot study 2. Project 2: Childhood Obesity in India: a multi-centre study on its measurement and determinants ICMR PROJECT
Conferences:

  International Clinical Update in Endocrinology 2014, Hyderabad, India


  Practical Pediatric Endocrinology 2012, Kanpur, India


  Asia Pacific Pediatric Endocrine Society Annual Meeting 2012, Indonesia


  Indian Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology 2011, Cochin


  ESICON 2010, Vellore, India


Awards:

  ISPAD award for Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes 2014


  AV Gandhi award for excellence in Endocrinology (Best Clinical Accumen) 2014


  First Prize in Endocrine Quiz in Amrita Institute of medical Sciences, 2013


  Dr.Balagopal Raju award for best paper presentation 2010


Membership:

  Member – International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes(ISPAD)


  Fellow member –European Society of Pediatric Endocrinology(ESPE)


  Life member – ASIA PACIFIC PAEDIATRIC ENDOCRINE SOCIETY (APPES),


  Life member – INDIAN SOCIETY OF PAEDIATRIC AND ADOLESCENT ENDOCRINOLOGY (ISPAE),


  American Association of Clinical Endocrinology(AACE)


  The Endocrine Society


Areas of Interest:

  Disorders of Bone metabolism


  Disorders of Sexual Development (46XY DSD)


  Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS)


  Continuous Sub-Cutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII) therapy


  Pediatric diabetes (T1DM, T2DM, MODY) management


  Poorly Controlled Diabetes Mellitus