CME INDIA Presentation by ⚜ Dr. M. Gowri Sankar, MD, Senior Assistant Professor, Dept. of General Medicine, Government Medical College and ESI Hospital, Coimbatore.

🇮🇳 Indian Legend in Medicine 🇮🇳

Today’s Feature:

Dr. Awadhesh Kumar Singh

(Born on July 3, 1972)

🇮🇳 The Pride of India 🇮🇳

💠Indian Physician, Diabetologist, Endocrinologist & Research Scientist

His contributions…

🔸Dr. A. K. Singh was born in 1972, in a middle-class family in the Mithila region (mother language Maithili) of undivided North Bihar (Saharsa).

🔸While studying, he was a topper in high school and topped ISC Biology from TNB College Bhagalpur. He then enrolled to study medicine at National Medical College, Kolkata.

🔸The following Quote of Charak Samhita sparked an interest in him to pursue a career in medicine:

Dr. A. K Singh - Living Legend in Medicine

🔸He completed his MBBS course in 1995 with distinction in Pharmacology and Internal Medicine and also received the highest marks in Internal Medicine and topped Calcutta University.

🔸Then, he joined MD (Internal Medicine) at Nilratan Sircar Medical College, Kolkata in 1997 and topped the Calcutta University with distinction.

🔸Dr. A. K. Singh further completed his DM from IPGMER, Kolkata in Endocrinology in 2004.

🔸After his studies, he began his practising career at Ruby General Hospital, Kolkata and Sun Valley Hospital Diabetes Research Centre, Guwahati.

🔸In fact, he has a special interest in research. Some of his research interest topics are focused mainly on Meta-analysis of RCTs related to:

🔅Incretin based therapy

🔅SGLT2 inhibitors

🔅Cardiovascular outcomes

🔅Renal outcomes

🔅Diabetic Kidney disease

🔸Besides, Dr A. K Singh is a prolific writer of articles on diabetes and endocrinology. Over the years, he has Published more than 140 papers in peer-reviewed journals like Lancet, BMJ, Diabetes Care, Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism, Diabetes Research & Clinical Practice, Endocrine Practice, World Journal of Diabetes, Word Journal of Cardiology, Expert Opinion in Pharmacotherapy, Expert Reviews in Clinical Pharmacology, Expert Reviews in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, IJDDC, IJEM, JAPI, JIMA, etc.

🔸Moreover, during the Covid-19 pandemic, he published few research papers on Covid-19 and his landmark Pan-India Coronavirus Vaccine-induced Antibody Titre (COVAT) Study among Indian healthcare workers become one of the top cited papers in the world.

🔸Indeed, he is the editor of many books and journals including:

🔅Editor (Adaptation) of Williams Text Book of Endocrinology – South Asian Edition (14th Ed. 2020).

🔅Executive Editor of Clinical Keys / India Point of Care in Diabetes & Endocrinology.

🔅Deputy Editor of Clinical Diabetology.

🔅Associate Editor of the World Journal of Diabetes.

🔅Associate Editor of the International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries (IJDDC).

🔸He is a versatile speaker who has delivered lectures extensively throughout the country including several prestigious orations such as:

🔅Wadiyar Oration – Dr.Aravind’s Diabetes Centre at Bangalore, 2023.

🔅Siddhartha Shah Oration-C.I.D 2.0, United Diabetes Forum (UDF) at Mumbai 2023.

🔅Shiv Narayan Singh Oration- API Bihar at Muzaffarpur 2022.

🔅V.G Nadgouda Oration- National RSSDI at Chennai 2022.

🔅CCDSI Oration- National CCDSI at Goa 2022.

🔅Birsa Munda Oration – Jharkhand RSSDI at Ranchi, 2022.

🔅Sam GP Oration- National RSSDI, 2019 at Jaipur.

🔅C Munichoodappa Oration – Karnataka RSSDI at Tumkur, 2019.

🔅Kanpur Oration – Kanpur Diabetes Association, at Kanpur 2019.

🔅Bhola Mahto Oration – Jharkhand RSSDI, at Ranchi 2018.

🔅M Viswanathan Oration- Tripura Diabetic Association, at Agartala 2010.

🔸Ultimately, his medical carrier achievement has been profiled in the European Journal of Medicine (EJM) 2021. To honor his distinguished contributions in the field of medicine, he has been honoured with many awards:

🔅 “Most inspiring Diabetologist & Endocrinologist of India” awarded by Ex-President of India, Sri Pranab Mukherjee in 2020.

🔅 “Young Achiever Award” Gold Medal at NUCD, Bhubaneswar, 2020.

🔅 “Legends of India 2023” – Economic Times Award in 2023.

🔸Presently, he is serving as a Senior Consultant Endocrinologist and Diabetologist at GD Hospital and Diabetes Institute, Kolkata, West Bengal and in Sun Valley Hospital and Diabetes Research Center at Guwahati, Assam.

🔸Basically, he speaks many languages fluently including Maithili (mother tongue), Bhojpuri, Hindi, Bengali, Assamese and English.

🔸Dr. A. K. Singh is the most vibrant and dynamic physician cum diabetologist cum endocrinologist and an academic researcher living with the principle “To improve the medical care in the nation and to lighting up a research passion among young physicians.”

A Day to Commemorate…

A Passionate Doctor, Researcher & Academician

Celebrating his birthday today 💐

Dr. Awadhesh Kumar Singh🙏🏼