Dr.V.Kumaravel. MD., MSc.Diab (Lond)., DNB(Endo)., MNAMS
Dr. V.Kumaravel is the Chief Endocrinologist and Director of our hospital. He will also be heading our research activities.
He did his primary schooling in VMJ School and his higher secondary education in Vikaasa School, Madurai. He did his MBBS and MD at Madurai medical college. He completed his MSc diabetes from Roehampton University, London and Endocrinology DNB from Amrita institute of medical sciences, Kochi.
He moved to Chennai where he was a consultant Endocrinologist in various hospitals namely ACEER, MV diabetes Hospital, Indian Institute of Technology and Madras Medical Mission. He has undergone special training in Islet cell transplantation in University of Minnesota, Mineapolis, USA. He then came back to his home town Madurai to set-up this prestigious institute.
He has a vast clinical research experience and has been a principal investigator for various multinational trials. He has been involved in various epidemiology trials and his passion includes prevention of childhood obesity and to set up islet cell transplant programme in India. He has many national and international publications to his credit and has authored many textbooks.
Dr. Aruna Chelliah, MD
Dr. Aruna Chelliah is the Consultant Endocrinologist of our hospital. She did her MBBS at Madurai Medical College. She completed her MD in Internal Medicine from Interfaith Medical Center, New York, USA and Fellowship in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology from University of New Mexico, New Mexico, USA.
She was a Consultant and Division Chief, WellSpan Endocrinology, WellSpan Health, York, Pennsylvania, USA. Attending, 2004 – York Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program, York, Pennsylvania, USA. Attending and Mentor for medical students, residents, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
She headed The Clinical Effectiveness Team for in-patient and out-patient diabetes management and also headed the Quality Assessment and Improvement projects for Diabetes, Metabolism and Endocrinology for WellSpan Health. She also authored the guidelines for in- patient and out-patient diabetes management for WellSpan Health. Led WellSpan Endocrinology, to be recognized as the first specialty Patient Centered Medical Home in Central Pennsylvania
She also designed CPOE – Computerized Provider Order Entry system for Electronic Medical Records for in-patient and out-patient Diabetes and Endocrinology and also assisted with the diabetes management protocol for pre-op, intra-op, and post-op Cardiothoracic and Orthopedic surgeries to reduce post-op infections, morbidity, mortality and hospital stay.