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The department of Endocrinology at PSG Hospitals, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to hormones, including hypertension or high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol, started functioning from February 16, 2013. At the time of its inception, it had four staff members including an assistant professor and two diabetes educators.

The department offers a comprehensive diabetic care facility under the able guidance of its head Dr R. Senthilkumar. The department now offers thyroid, obesity and pituitary clinics.

According to Dr Senthilkumar, endocrinologists strongly believe in “Ahimsa” and hence they desist from doing any invasive procedure. Within this short period, it has been able to attract about 50 to 60 outpatients per day, which is a proof of its excellent care.

The department in addition has also completed studies related to sleep duration and blood glucose values and this has been sent for publication. The establishment of a dedicated paediatric endocrine clinic and insulin pump clinic is planned for in the near future.


  • Comprehensive diabetes care clinic
  • Obesity clinic
  • Diabetic foot clinic
  • Osteoporosis / Menopause clinic
  • Paediatric Endocrine clinic/ Growth disorder clinic


  • Comprehensive diabetic clinic
  • Diabetic education
  • Continuous glucose monitoring system
  • Insulin pump
  • DEXA- scan for bone density


  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Thyroid disorder (Thyroid Swelling, Hyper and Hypothyroidism)
  • Short Stature
  • Obesity
  • Delayed and Early Puberty
  • Menopausal symptoms
  • Metabolic bone disease (Calcium metabolism)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Excessive hair growth in women
  • Adrenals problem (Cushing, cancer)
  • Pituitary Problems
  • Electrolyte imbalance (sodium and potassium metabolism)
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Menstrual Irregularity(Amenorrhoea and Olgomenorrhoea)
  • Abnormal genitalia
  • Male sexual dysfunction
  • Recurrent renal stones



Management of diabetes includes not only of blood sugar control but also complete evaluation of diabetes complications. In our clinic we evaluate for diabetic retinopathy, nephropathy and neuropathy with special focus on Diabetic foot evaluation. Our diabetic educator gives a clear idea about insulin administration, foot care, blood sugar monitoring and sick day protocols.


Obesity in our country is increasing at epidemic proportions. In this clinic we evaluate the cause of obesity and plan for its management.

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