Dr. Om J. Lakhani

Endocrinologist

MBBS, MD, DNB (Endocrinology), Specialty Certificate in Endocrinology from Royal College of Physicians, UK

Education and Medical Training

  • Super-Specialty training DNB (Endocrinology)

    Department of Endocrinology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi

    February 2014 – February 2017
  • MD – Internal Medicine

    Department of Medicine, Sir Sayaji Rao Hospital & Medical College, Vadodara MS University of Baroda ,Vadodara, Gujarat.

    April 2008 – June 2011
  • Internship

    Faculty of Medicine, Sir Sayaji Rao Hospital & Medical College, Vadodara MS University of Baroda Vadodara, Gujarat.

    February 2007 – February 2008
  • M.B.B.S (Top Rank in Final Clinical year with 4 Gold medals overall)

    Faculty of Medicine, Medical College, Vadodara MS University of Baroda Vadodara, Gujarat.

    August 2002 – February 2007

Licensure and Certifications

  • Delhi Medical Council
    66958
    27th February 2014
  • Gujarat Medical Council
    G-40744
    25th July 2008
  • Gujarat Medical Council (Additional Qualification registration, MD Medicine)
    G-18520
    18th October 2011
  • Gujarat Medical Council (Additional Qualification registration, DNB Endocrinology)
    G-25055
    1st July 2017
  • Medical Council of India
    11-10753
    3 rd October 2011

Work Experience

  • Consultant Endocrinologist

    Zydus Hospitals, S.G. Highway, Ahmedabad.

    1st June 2017 – present
  • Consultant Endocrinologist

    Mellitus – Endocrine Care Centre, 109, Race Course Medical Centre, Vadodara, Gujarat, India.

    3 February 2017 – 31 May 2017
  • Honorary Tutor in Endocrinology

    Diploma- MSc (Learna Med), University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan CF37 1DL, United Kingdom.

    1st November 2015 – till present
  • Senior Resident Doctor in Endocrinology

    Department of Endocrinology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi.

    3rd February 2014 – 2nd February 2017
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Smt BK Shah Medical Institute and Research Centre, Piparia, Taluka Waghodia Vadodara.

    1st November 2012 – 29th January 2014
  • Consultant Physician & Diabetologist

    Race course Medical Centre, Vadodara.

    8th August 2011 – 31st October 2012
  • Senior Resident Doctor in Medicine

    Department of Medicine, Sir Sayaji Rao Hospital & Medical College, Vadodara & MS University of Baroda Vadodara, Gujarat.

    21st April 2011 – 7th August 2011
  • Junior Resident Doctor in Medicine

    Department of Medicine, Sir Sayaji Rao Hospital & Medical College, Vadodara & MS University of Baroda Vadodara, Gujarat.

    21st April 2008 – 20th April 2011

Professional Memberships

  1. Endocrine Society, United States
  2. American College of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), United States
  3. American College of Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR), United States
  4. Academy of Physicians of India (API), India
  5. Indian Medical Association, India
  6. Indian Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE)
  7. European Neuroendocrine tumor society (ENETS).

International Grants, Honors and Awards

  • Only Indian to be selected by ‘European Neuroendocrine tumor society (ENETS)’ for training in Neuroendocrine Tumors in Europe.
  • Travel Grant by Endocrine Fellows forum for attending the ASBMR conference and Fellows conference in Seattle in 2015
  • Endocrine Career forum travel award, April 2016
  • Travel Grant for “Type 1 Diabetes care and management Fellows conference” in Boston, March 2016
  • Travel Grant for attending ICE-ENDO 2016 at Beijing, China.

National Honors and Awards

  1. DR. YOGENDRA DIVANJI AND MRS. DAMYANTI DIVANJI GOLD MEDAL for excellence in MBBS
  2. DR. MANILAL LALLUBHAI PARKIH GOLD MEDAL for excellence in MBBS
  3. DR. INDUMATI THAKORBHAI PATEL MEMORIAL GOLD MEDAL for excellence in MBBS
  4. Medical Examination Board Gold Medal for the FIRST RANK amongst 12 students who appeared for MD MEDICINE in Maharaja Sayajirao university in 2011.
  5. Received the ‘Garima Nirmal Ojha Memorial Medal’ for excellence in MD Medicine at the 60th Annual convocation of The Maharaja Sayajirao university
  6. Dr. R.B. Udwadia Gold Medal in ENT in 2008.
  7. Was awarded a GOLD MEDAL by INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION GUJARAT STATE BRANCH FOR STANDING FIRST IN MBBS in the year 2006-2007
  8. “Babinski sign and plantar equivalnce – A clinical study with special referance to rarely described but not uncommon toe up sign” Paper presented at the 29th APGCON at Karamsad, Gujarat- WON THE FIRST PRIZE IN THE PAPER PRESENTATION COMPETITION FOR THIS PAPER
  9. MD thesis dissertation chosen as best thesis amongst all thesis in India and awarded the 1st prize in the prestigious “DR. VITHALRAO NADGOUDA BEST ALL INDIA ANNUAL THESIS AWARD – 2012” to be presented at APICON in 2013.
  10. Awarded the 5th Annual IJEM Award for Excellence in Endocrine writing at the 45th Annual ESICON in December 2015 Dr. Om Jitendra Lakhani Curriculum Vitae, page 7.
  11. Winner of National ‘Torrent Young Scholar award’ in 2016 conducted by the Endocrine society of India. He stood first amongst all the endocrinology residents in India.
  12. Second runner up in ESI AV Gandhi Award for excellence in Endocrine research in 2018
  13. Awarded the President, NBE Gold Medal in Endocrinology at the 19th Convocation of National Board of Examinations on 24th September 2018.

Research and Publications

  1. Mathur, S., O. J. Lakhani, et al. (2008). “Acute colonic pseudo-obstruction (Ogilvie syndrome) with Chilaiditi syndrome.” Med J Aust 189(1): 42.
  2. Prakash, S., O. Lakhani, et al. (2010). “The prevalence of headache may be related with the latitude: a possible role of Vitamin D insufficiency?” J Headache Pain 11(4): 301-307.
  3. Lakhani OJ, Lakhani JD. Kumbhakarna : Did he suffer from the disorder of the hypothalamus?. Indian J Endocr Metab 2015;19:433-4
  4. Lakhani SJ, Lakhani OJ, Raval RC. A study of endocrine profile in premenopausal women with hirsutism. The Journal of Integrated Health Sciences2014 December 2014;II(II):5.
  5. Lakhani OJ, Desai M. A Case of Hypothalamic Obesity. J Obes Metab Res 2015;2:117-9
  6. Lakhani OJ, Tripathi S, Indu K C, Desai M. Levothyroxine replacement before glucocorticoid replacement leading to adrenal crisis in a case of autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type II (Schmidt syndrome). Thyroid Res Pract 2015;12:116-8
  7. Lakhani OJ, Lakhani RO, Desai M, Tripathi S. Management of prolactinoma during pregnancy and postpartum. The Journal of Integrated Health Sciences. [Review article]. 2015 June 2015;III(I):3-7.
  8. Lakhani SJ, Lakhani OJ. Short stature with congenital ichthyosis. BMJ Case Reports. 2015 December 9, 2015;2015.
  9. Khan U, Lakhani OJ. Management of primary adrenal insufficiency: Review of current clinical practice in a developed and a developing country. Indian J Endocr Metab [serial online] 2017 [cited 2017 Sep 16];21:781-3. Available from: http://www.ijem.in/text.asp?2017/21/5/781/214780
  10. Lakhani OJ, Kumar S, Tripathi S, Desai M, Seth C. Comparison of two protocols in the management of glucocorticoid-induced hyperglycemia among hospitalized patients. Indian J Endocr Metab [serial online] 2017 [cited 2017 Nov 27];21:836- 44. Available from: http://www.ijem.in/text.asp?2017/21/6/836/219325
  11. Shaikh A, Lakhani OJ. Interpretation of Thyroid function tests. J Indian Med Assoc. 2018;116(4):35–8.
  12. Lakhani OJ, Pramanick S. Subacute Thyroiditis- A Review. J Indian Med Assoc. 2018;116(5):40–3.
  13. Lakhani OJ, Patel S. Successful management of a glucocorticoid-induced hyperglycemia in hospitalized patient with use of novel protocol. Int J Diabetes Dev Ctries [Internet]. 2018 Jun 2 [cited 2018 Jun 3];1–5. Available from: http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s13410-018-0649-7
  14. Lakhani OJ, Kumar S, Tripathi S, Desai MA, Seth C. Correlation between basal insulin glargine dose required in achieving target fasting blood glucose and various clinical and laboratory parameters in hospitalized noncritical patients. Indian J Endocr Metab 2018;22:469-72
  15. Lakhani OJ, Shaikh A. The sweet “truth” of Gujarat – Gujarati diet & lifestyle and diabetogenesis. J Soc Heal Diabetes. 2018;6(1):22–6.
  16. Shaikh A, Rastogi A, Lakhani OJ. NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE AND DIABETES MELLITUS A TALE OF TWO SINS. Eur J Pharm Med Res [Internet].
  17. Lakhani OJ, Kotecha H. Insulin use in Transplant patient. J Indian Med Assoc. 2018;116(8):31–4.
  18. Lakhani OJ, Patil M. Trimester-specific reference interval for thyroid function test in pregnancy: A review of data from Asia and Africa. Thyroid Res Pract [Internet]. 2018 [cited 2019 Jan 3];15(3):103. Available from: http://www.thetrp.net/text.asp?2018/15/3/103/245557
  19. Lakhani OJ. Management of new onset diabetes after transplantation (NODAT) with use of novel algorithm. Int J Diabetes Dev Ctries [Internet]. 2019; Available from: http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s13410-019-00741-2

Book Chapters

  1. Lakhani O. Carbohydrate and Diabetes. 1st ed. Kakkar A, Nandy S, editors. New Delhi: Elsevier; 2016.
  2. Lakhani O. Alcohol Intake and Diabetes. 1st ed. Kakkar A, Nandy S, editors. New Delhi: Elsevier; 2016.
  3. Lakhani O. Weight loss in Type 2 Diabetes. 1st ed. Kakkar A, Nandy S, editors. New Delhi: Elsevier; 2016.
  4. Lakhani O. Male Sex Hormone and Aging. 1st ed. Kakkar A, Nandy S, editors. New Delhi: Elsevier; 2016.
  5. Lakhani OJ, Kumar S. New Genes for Type 2 Diabetes: Indian Scenario. In: Chopra H, Joshi S, Wander G, editors. Cardiodiabetes Update: A Textbook of Cardiology. 1st ed. Delhi: Jaypee Publishers; 2018. p. 20–25.
  6. Pramanik S, Lakhani OJ. Dyslipidemia as a Risk Factor for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in Endocrinology. In: Priya G, Kalra S, editors. Lipocrinology. First. Delhi: Jaypee Publishers; 2019. p. 60–73.
  7. Lakhani OJ, Pramanik S. Lipid-lowering Drugs in the Management of Endocrinopathy. In: Priya G, Kalra S, editors. Lipocrinology. First. Delhi: Jaypee Publishers; 2019. p. 137–46.
  8. Lakhani O, Sheikh K. Glucocrinology of Reproductive system: Male. In: Priya G, Kalra S, editors. Glucocrinology: The relationship between Glucose and Endocrine function. 1st ed. New Delhi: Jaypee Publishers; 2020. p. 97–107.
  9. Lakhani OJ. Post-transplant Diabetes Mellitus Regimen. In: Aggrawal S, Kalra S, editors. Insulin Manual. 1st ed. New Delhi: Evangel; 2020. p. 194–202.
  10. Sheikh A, Lakhani OJ. Insulin and Selected National Guidelines. In: Aggarwal S, Kalra S, editors. Insulin Manual. 1st ed. New Delhi: Evangel; 2020. p. 38–43.
  11. Lakhani OJ. Social Marketing and Insulin. In: Aggrawal S, Kalra S, editors. Insulin Manual. 1st ed. New Delhi: Evangel; 2020. p. 359–68.
  12. Lakhani OJ, Goyal R. Use of aspirin to reduce risk of initial vascular events in patients at moderate risk of cardiovascular disease (ARRIVE): Indian Standpoint. In: Landmark Trials in Diabetes The Indian Perspective. First Edit. New Delhi: Jaypee Publishers; 2020. p. 130–3.
  13. Lakhani OJ, Goyal R. Effect of Aspirin on All-Cause Mortality in the Healthy Elderly: Indian Standpoint. In: Landmark Trials in Diabetes The Indian Perspective. First Edit. New Delhi: Jaypee Publishers; 2020. p. 126–9.
  14. Lakhani OJ, Goyal R. Effects of Aspirin for Primary Prevention in Persons with Diabetes Mellitus: The Indian Perspective. In: Landmark Trials in Diabetes The Indian Perspective. First Edit. New Delhi: Jaypee Publishers; 2020. p. 134–8.

Paper/ Poster Presentations

  • ANALYSIS OF PROTOCOL BASED POST-TRANSPLANT DIABETES MELLITUS (PTDM) MANAGEMENT IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS USING GLUCOMETRICS
    International Hospital Diabetes Meet, 2015, San Francisco, USA.
    2015
  • DETERMINANTS OF BASAL INSULIN DOSE IN HOSPITALIZED NONCRITICAL PATIENTS
    International Hospital Diabetes Meet, 2015, San Francisco, USA.
    2015
  • CLINICAL PROFILE OF PATIENTS WITH SEVERE OSTEOMALACIC MYOPATHY DUE TO VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY

    Endocrine Fellows Conference – ASBMR, Seattle , USA.

    2015
  • A Case of Osteomalacic myopathy with Paraparesis

    ISPAE Pediatric Endocrinology training, Manesar.

    2015
  • Formula for Determining the Basal Insulin Dose in Hospitalized Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

    ESICON Ahmedabad, India.

    2015
  • Prevailing practices in management of Hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients amongst practicing doctors

    ESICON Ahmedabad, India.

    2015
  • Novel Insulin Algorithm for Management of Hyperglycemia in Hospitalized Patients with New Onset of Diabetes after Transplant (NODAT): A Pilot Study

    Endocrine Society, Boston, USA.

    2016
  • COMPARISON OF TWO PROTOCOLS IN MANAGEMENT OF GLUCOCORTICOIDINDUCED HYPERGLYCEMIA AMONGST HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

    ICE-ENDO, Beijing , China

    2016