Department of Endocrinology

The Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes is one of the best centres in Trichy that provides advanced care for Diabetes Mellitus as well as complex endocrine diseases. We have comprehensive facilities for the investigation and treatment of endocrine problems in adult, pediatric, and adolescent patients and all the complications of diabetes.

Diabetes Care

In our centre, we provide intensive management of diabetes and diabetes related problems like retinopathy, nephropathy, neuropathy and ischaemic heart diseases. We also manage gestational diabetes mellitus, Maturity onset diabetes in young (MODY) / Latent onset autoimmune diabetes in adult (LADA) and all secondary diabetes.

Pituitary diseases Clinic

We manage non functioning pituitary adenoma, functioning pituitary tumors like prolactinoma, Cushing's disease, and acromegaly. We have the state of art neurosurgery team, which include dedicated pituitary neuro-surgeon, and the operating microscope. Pituitary tumors can be operated through nasal route instead of opening the skull and brain.

Thyroid Clinic

We perform thorough evaluation for thyroid disorders (hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism). All thyroid cancers requiring surgery are operated by a dedicated surgical oncology team and post operative care and follow-up done by the Endocrinologist.

Pediatric Endocrine Care

All ambiguous genetalia / disorders of sexual differentiation (DSD), congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), rickets, short stature (including growth hormone deficiency and syndromic short stature), precocious and delayed puberty, neonatal hypoglycaemia, neonatal and young diabetes, pediatric obesity, congenital hypothyroidism being managed by our Endocrine team.

Bone Clinic

Metabolic bone diseases are a relatively less-recognized aspect of endocrinology. These diseases include osteoporosis (an age and menopause-related thinning of bones,) osteomalacia (weakening of bones due to vitamin D deficiency,) hyperparathyroidisrn (a disease with bone pains and kidney stones, caused by excess parathyroid hormone levels resulting in dangerously high calcium levels in blood), Paget's disease, Osteogenesis Imperfecta and other complex bone diseases.

Adrenal Disorder Assessment

All adrenal incidentalomas (pheochromocytoma,adreno cortical carcinoma), any hypertension with adrenal nodule, bulky adrenals, para-aortic masses (paragaglioma), uni/ bilateral undescended testis (cryptorchidism), gyanaecomastia, all male infertility including primary testicular failure, hypogonadism are being managed in collaboration with Urology department in our excellent centre for Endocrinology.

Obesity Clinic

A common example of an under-treated endocrine disease is obesity. In this regard, ABC has started a multidisciplinary obesity clinic. The clinic is conducted primarily by the endocrinology team, in coordination with the departments of Gastrointestinal Surgery In addition to hormonal assessment of obesity, our centre also has state-of-the-art facilities like comprehensive medical nutrition programme, exercise counselling, drug therapy as well as bariatric procedures.

State of Art Endocrine Lab

Our ABC's Endocrine lab is equipped with state-of-the-art, fully automated chemistry and hormonal analyzer like Roche-Hitachi 2010. Comprehensive testing for diabetes mellitus is being carried by Bio-Rad D 10, recommended by the National Glycohaemoglobin Standardization Program (NGSP).