Author: Dr. Ashwini Sarode Chandrashekara

Dr Ashwini Sarode Chandrashekara is practicing as a Consultant Physician and Diabetologist for 11 years. Her speciality areas are diabetes and hypertension (including gestational), thyroid disorders, asthma and tuberculosis, obesity management, cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases etc. Dr Ashwini has various memberships like Royal college of Physicians, Edinburgh, GAPIO, and RSSDI. Dr Ashwini Sarode Chandrashekara has authored a chapter on ‘Diabetes in Elderly’. The book is due to be published for general population.

Education

  • MBBS, M S Ramaiah Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, 2004
  • MD Internal Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Kathmandu University, Manipal, 2010
  • PG Diploma in Endocrinology, University of South wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom, 2015
  • Diploma in Diabetology, Apollo Hospitals, Medvarsity, 2017
  • Certificate course in Diabetology, IDF (International Diabetes Federation) school of Diabetes, 2020
  • MRCP(UK), Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 2020
  • Certificate course in Infectious disease, Nanavati Hospitals, Mumbai, 2021

Experience

  • Nov 2019 – Present, Consultant Physician and Diabetologist, Kanva Diagnostics, Nagarabhavi, Bengaluru
  • Apr 2018 – Oct 2019, Consultant Physician and Diabetologist, Essential Hospital Brinda hospital, Bengaluru
  • Apr 2014 – Aug 2016, Jn consultant and Co-ordinator, Dept of Internal Medicine, Columbia Asia Hospital, Bengaluru
  • Oct 2010 – Mar 2014, Hospitalist, Dept of Internal Medicine, Columbia Asia Hospital, Bengaluru
  • Jul 2010 – Sep 2010, Senior Resident, Dept of Internal Medicine, Melaka Medical College, Manipal.

Publications and Thesis

  • Paper publication on ‘Chryseobacterium Indologenes- A very uncommon infection in ICU’, a case report, published in European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2021
  • Thesis on ‘Clinical Profile in Rheumatoid Arthritis’ as part of dissertation during postgraduation program.

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