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Dr.S.Ramkumar MD DNB DM(Endocrinology)

Dr.S.Ramkumar MD DNB DM(Endocrinology)

MD., DNB (Diabetes & Endocrinology), DM (Diabetes & Endocrinology) AIIMS, Fellowship in Diabetes (Auckland, NZ), Fellow of European Committee of Sexual Medicine

Dr.S.Ramkumar is a consultant pediatric endocrinologist in Apollo Children’s Hospital and heads the Pediatric Endocrine and Diabetes Clinic, Institute of Child Health & Hospital for Children, Madras Medical College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.

Specialist:  Diabetologist & Endocrinologist

Email:   ram.kumar@msn.com

Contact Number:   +919940286196,+919333193331

Degrees and Education

  • MD, DNB (Endocrinology) DM (Endocrinology) AIIMS
  • Clinical Fellowship in Diabetes (Auckland, NZ)
  • Certified Insulin Pump Specialist
  • Cert. Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE, Israel)
  • Cert. Pediatric Diabetes (ISPAD, Italy)
  • Fellow of European Committee of Sexual Medicine


  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid
  • Obesity
  • Hypertension
  • Cholesterol
  • Infertility
  • Andrology
  • Sexual Medicine
  • Osteoporosis
  • Growth
  • Puberty
  • Pediatric Endocrinology


1. Ramkumar S. Bilateral thecoma presenting as premenopausal hirsutism: Laproscopic removal. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Dec;17(Suppl 3):S662-4.

2. Ramkumar S. Type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and youth. Indian J Pediatr. 2013 Mar;80 Suppl 1:S87-94. Read in Pubmed at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23430571

3. Shabir I, Marumudi E, Ramkumar. 5 α-Reductase Type 2 Deficiency – Response to Dihydrotestosterone Gel: Correspondence. Indian J Pediatr. 2014 Sep;81(9):984. Read in Pubmed at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24052182

4. Ramkumar S. Ectopic insulin secreting neuroendocrine tumor of kidney with recurrent hypoglycemia: a diagnostic dilemma. BMC Endocr Disord. 2014 Apr 17;14:36. Read in Pubmed at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24741994

5. Ramkumar S. Stromal Leydig Cell Hyperplasia Presenting As Virilising Ovarian Mass in Post-Menopausal Woman. Endocrine Abstracts. Female Reproductive Endocrinology II. June 2014. Read online at http://press.endocrine.org/doi/abs/10.1210/endo-meetings.2014.RE.8.SUN-0019

6. Ramkumar S. Sexual precocity with pituitary macroadenoma and bilateral multicystic ovaries – a case report. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2013, 2013(Suppl 1):P200. Read online at http://www.ijpeonline.com/content/2013/S1/P200

7. Ramkumar S. Early initiation of insulin in a child with T2DM and clinical course – a case report International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2013, 2013(Suppl 1):P26. Read online at http://www.ijpeonline.com/content/2013/S1/P26

8. Ramkumar S. Precocious puberty and ovarian tumors – 2 case report. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2013, 2013(Suppl 1):P80. Read online at http://www.ijpeonline.com/content/2013/S1/P80

9. Ramkumar S. Genu valgum and primary hyperparathyroidism in children. Int J Case Rep Images 2014;5(6):401–407. Read online at http://www.ijcasereportsandimages.com/archive/2014/006-2014-ijcri/CS-10041-06-2014-ramkumar/index.php

10. Praveen PA, Kumar SR, Tandon N. Type 2 diabetes in youth in South Asia. Curr Diab Rep. 2015 Feb;15(2):571. Read online at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25620404


1. Presentation in national Endocrine conference: (ESICON 2010) titled “profile of autoimmune hypothyroidism in T1DM in children 12+yrs”

2. Poster Presentation in national Paediatric Endocrine conference: (ISPAE 2011) titled “Juvenile granulosa cell tumor presenting as precocious puberty– a case report”

3. Presentation in state pediatric conference: PEDICON 2010 titled “The pattern of intracranial hemorrhage in the age group of 2 weeks to 6 months with particular reference to late onset Hemorrhagic disease of newborn”

4. Poster Presentation in APPES Conference 2012 titled Early initiation of Insulin in a child with T2DM and clinical course

5. Poster Presentation in APPES Conference 2012 titled “Precocious Puberty and Ovarian Tumors – 2 Case Reports”

6. Poster Presentation in APPES Conference 2012 titled “Sexual Precocity with Pituitary Macroadenoma and Bilateral Multicystic Ovaries – A Case Report”

Training Programs

1.APPES summer school in Bali, Indonesia, 2012
2.ESPE science school in Haifa, Israel, 2013
3.Training in Insulin Pump, Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand


1. Authored a Chapter “Hyperandrogenism in Girls” in ‘Case based reviews in Endocrinology’, published 2014

2. Authored a Chapter “Interventions in Childhood Obesity in Indian Setting” in ICMR Status Report 2014

Research – during DM endocrinology Residential program (submitted to AIIMS, New Delhi)

1. Project 1:
Effect of oral administration of probiotic preparation VSL#3 on the metabolic control in individuals with type-1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM); a randomized, double- blind, placebo controlled trial – A pilot study

2. Project 2:​
Childhood Obesity in India: a multi-centre study on its​measurement and determinants – ICMR PROJECT


1. First Prize in Endocrine Quiz in Amrita Institute of medical Sciences, 2013
2. AV Gandhi award for excellence in Endocrinology (Best Clinical Accumen) 2014
3. ISPAD award – Allan Drash Clinical Fellowship in 2014(Auckland City Hospital,New zealand)
4. First Rank – All India DM Endocrinology Examination 2010


1. The Endocrine Society
2. American Association of Clinical Endocrinology(AACE)
3. Life member – Indian Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE),
4. Member – International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes(ISPAD)
5. Member – European Society for Sexual Medicine (ESSM)
6. Life member –Endocrine society of india(ESI)

Areas of Interest

1) Continuous Sub-Cutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII) therapy
2) Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS)
3) Disorders of Sexual Development (46XY DSD), and
4) Disorders of Bone metabolism ​​​​​​​

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