Endocrine

Hormones are substances within the human body that control majority of body functions like hunger, emotions, mood, etc. These hormones are produced by organs like pancreas, thyroid, ovaries, testes, hypothalamus, pituitary, etc. The department of endocrinology deals with problems related to decreased or increased production of hormones. Hormonal issues we deal with are Goitre, Polycystic ovaries and Diabetes.

Endocrine organs and hormones produced

Achievements

Endoscopic Thyroidectomy- 1st in South India

Maximum number of Metabolic Surgeries in Chennai

Endocrinology Procedures

Endoscopic Thyroidectomy

Goiter or tumors of the thyroid gland result in overproduction of thyroid hormones. The treatment of choice for this is thyroidectomy (removal of thyroid gland).

Diabetes

Being overweight (Obesity) is the most common cause of Diabetes worldwide. So weightloss surgery is the best way to permanently treat Diabetes.


Endocrinologist

Dr. K.P. Dinakaran

M.D. (PHYSICIAN), DIP N.Y.S, PG. DIP. (DIBETOLOGY), C.C.E.B.D.M., C.C.G.D.M., P.G. (DIABETOLOGY), M.S. (COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY)

CONSULTANT DIABETOLOGIST AND MEDICAL ADMINISTRATOR OF LIMA, KILPAUK