Designation: Consultant - Endocrinologist and Diabetologist
Hormonal disorders specialist practising in Pune. Areas of expertise include management of thyroid disorders, bone problems and osteoporosis, PCOS, infertility, menopause, obesity, and diabetes
Endocrinology is a specialty of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to hormones. Therefore, Endocrinology focuses on the endocrine glands that secrete hormones. Endocrine diseases are classified into three broad groups: Endocrine gland hyposecretion, a condition in which the gland is not producing enough hormone leading to hormone deficiency.
After graduating top of her class in B J Medical College, Pune, Dr Parikh completed her Internal Medicine as well as Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism training in the US; at premier institutes such as Georgetown University and the National Institutes of Health, Washington, DC. She went on to work as a consultant endocrinologist in the US. She has returned to practice in Pune after spending 7 years in the US. Her goal is to work towards improving management of hormonal disorders in India by providing evidence-based, comprehensive and personalized care.