Dr Arpandev Bhattacharyya: MD(Med), DNB(Med), DM(Endo), MRCP(UK), CCST (Internal Medicine, Endocrinology – UK), FRCP(Edin)
Consultant Physician, Diabetologist and Endocrinologist
Dr Arpandev was born in 1961 (son of Joydev and Saraswati Bhattacharyya), graduated from North Bengal University in 1986, securing honours in six subjects in MBBS. He completed MD and DNB in Internal Medicine and DM in Endocrinology from PGI, Chandigarh.
In the UK after getting MRCP he completed the five years programme CCST with dual accreditation in Internal Medicine and Diabetes-Endocrinology. Later he became Fellow of Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) and examiner of MRCP Examination.
He is Consultant Endocrinologist at Manipal Hospital, Professor of Endocrinology JJM Medical College (Rajiv Gandhi University), Co-Chair of Shivajoyti, dedicated set up for treatment and research in Diabetes and Endocrinology.
Dr Arpan has pioneered the Fellowship programme in Diabetes and Endocrinology with Manipal Academy of Higher Education to train post MD physician.
He has more than 120 publications in various national and international journals, he has produced guidelines/protocols in hospital management of Diabetes, Diabetes management after CABG/Cardiac Surgery, Diabetes management after Acute Myocardial Infarction, Endocrine management after Pituitary surgery, Glycaemic management in Pregnancy.
He has produced patient information booklets on Diabetes, Thyroid and Endocrinology in English, Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam.
His keen interest in patient education in the field of Diabetes and Endocrinology via a dedicated non-commercial website (www.DiabetesEndocrinology.in) has been well appreciated.