About the Department & Specialty:

Established : 2014

Disease Profile Treated: 

The Department of Endocrinology at SDM Medical College, Dharwad established in the year 2014,  is one of the reputed Centres in North Karnataka for the management of diabetes, thyroid and other endocrine problems. The Department of Endocrinology offers advanced hormonal evaluation and dynamic testing for various endocrine and metabolic disorders backed by state-of-the-art diagnostic laboratory. The department deals with problems related to Diabetes mellitus, Thyroid disorders (goitre, thyroid cancer, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism), Irregular menstrual cycles, PCOS,  Obesity, Short stature Diabetes in young, Gestational diabetes mellitus, postMenopausal symptoms, Osteoporosis, Adrenal problems(Cushings's disease, Addison's disease), Delayed or early puberty, Pituitary tumors, electrolyte disturbances, hirsutism, Genetic Disorders, Recurrent kidney stones. Clinical and basic science research has always been at the forefront of our priorities. 

Timings & Holidays
Outpatient (OPD) :
Monday to Saturday – 09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Sundays & Public Holidays – Not Available
Emergency – 24*7

Outpatient Services 

  • Special OPD:
    Timings & Schedule: 09:00 am to 05:00 pm

Inpatient Services 

  • Management of hyperglycemic emergencies like diabetic ketoacidosis, HHS.
  • Management of gestational diabetes.
  • Management of hypoglycemia.
  • Management of Diabetic foot.
  • Management of Graves’ disease, Graves orbitopathy.
  • Management of Prolactinoma, diagnosis and preoperative preparation for pituitary surgeries. 
  • Management of adrenal disorders.
  • Management of pubertal disorders.
  • Management of growth disorders.
  • Management of hypogonadism, infertility.
  • Management of electrolytes disorders like hypocalcemia, hyponatremia, hypokalemia etc.
Special Service
Diabetic foot risk analyser, digital fundus camera for retinopathy.
Outpatient Facilities
Consultation, day care, wound dressing
  • Conducted regular nursing education programmes regarding insulin and diabetes management.
  • Dr Lohit Kumbar was awarded the “BEST CASE Report of the year 2022” from the APIK Journal of Internal Medicine at KAPICON State Conference at Bellary, August 2023.
  • Conducted CME on world Thyroid day, World Diabetes day.

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