Dr. Suja P Sukumar

Endocrinologist

MBBS, MD, DM (PGIMER) (ENDOCRINOLOGY)

Education and Training

  • MBBS –  Medical college, Thrissur, Calicut University (2006)
  • MD (General Medicine) – Medical College, Coimbatore – Dr MGR medical University (2011)
  • DNB (General Medicine) – National Board of Examinations (2012)
  • MNAMS – National academy of medical sciences NAMS (2015)
  • DM Endocrinology – PGIMER, Chandigarh ( 2016).

Work Experience

  • Currently working as Endocrinologist in Renai Medicity Hospital since 01/01/19
  • DM Resident in dept of Endocrinology – PGIMER, Chandigarh, India (1-1-2014 to 23-01-2017)
  • Senior resident – Department of Endocrinology – JIPMER(Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical education and Research),Pondicherry, India (30- 9-2012 to 31-12-2013)
  • Lecturer – Department of General Medicine – Government Medical College, Thrissur, Kerala, INDIA (28-06-2011  to 27-06-2012)
  • Junior Resident – Department of General Medicine – Government Medical College, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, INDIA (11-3-2008 to 25-5-2011)
  • Compulsory Rural Health Doctor – National Rural Health Mission – Community Health Centre, vadakkencherry, Kerala, INDIA (22-1-2007 to 21-7-2007)

Areas of Expertise

  • Reproductive & Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Gender dysphorias & DSD
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pituitary & Adrenal disorders

Conferences Attended

  • Regularly attends and presents papers in ESICON
  • Organising committee member of KENDOCON 2018
  • Paper accepted for US ENDO 2017
  • Attended CDTANIL in LONDON on April 8th – 10 th 2019

Awards and Achievements

  • Prof. Dr. G.B.West medal for securing state level highest marks in M.D Medicine
  • Dr R. Vijayalakshmi gold medal for securing state level highest marks in M.D Medicine
  • APOLLO gold medal for securing state level highest marks in M.D Medicine
  • Dr R. V Rajam gold medal for securing state level highest marks in M.D Medicine
  • ESI AVG award for best research scholar in 2017 first runner up
  • Second Prize in DM quiz in ISBMR conference
  • First rank in PGI Endocrinology entrance examination
  • State level 8th rank holder in 10th standard board examination

Other Contributions

  • Established first Transgender clinic in private sector in kerala – ‘Identity clinic’. A multidisciplinary clinic for transgender health running successfully
  • Invited speaker in several national CMEs
  • Speaker in various physician CMEs organised by Novonordisk, sanofi, Novartis, Boehringer, Abott, Merck, MSD, USV, SUN
  • Estalished SEDAP centre – Sunrise Endocrine Diabetic and Podiatry centre with a fully equipped foot lab and procedure room for all endocrine tests and podiatric procedures.
  • Authored a chapter – ‘Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State’ in World Clinics- Diabetology. January 2016, Volume 2
  • Life time member of IPATH and WPATH
  • Medical advisor for all kerala transmen association

Advisory Board

Member of advisory board to Novonordisk, Sanofi, Merck, Bayer

Research

  • Usefulness of Testosterone priming in differentiating CDGP from IHH (2014- 2016) – Dr Rama Walia, Prof Dr Anil Bhansali – Dept of Endocrinology, PGIMER, Chandigarh.
  • Diagnostic utility of testosterone priming prior to dynamic tests to differentiate constitutional delay in puberty from isolated hypogonadotropic hypogonadism – Sukumar SP, Bhansali A, Sachdeva N, Ahuja CK, Gorsi U, Jarial KD, Walia R. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2017 May;86(5):717-724. doi: 10.1111/cen.13321. Epub 2017 Mar 28. 
  •  Fibrogenesis Imperfecta Ossium and Response to Human Growth Hormone: A Potential Novel Therapy – Bhadada SK, Dhiman V, Mukherjee S, Aggarwal S, Bal A, Sukumar SP, Sood A, Sharma DC, Khandelwal N, Bhansali A, Van Hul W, Rao SD. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Feb 28. doi: 10.1210/jc.2016-3055. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Primary hyperparathyroidism: insights from the Indian PHPT registry – Bhadada SK, Arya AK, Mukhopadhyay S, Khadgawat R, Sukumar S, Lodha S, Singh DN, Sathya A, Singh P, Bhansali A. J Bone Miner Metab. 2017 Mar 31. doi: 10.1007/s00774-017-0833-8. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Diagnostic accuracy and comparison of BIPSS in response to lysine vasopressin and hCRH – Jarial KDS, Bhansali A, Gupta V, Singh P, Mukherjee KK, Sharma A, Vashishtha RK, Sukumar SP, Sachdeva N, Walia R.
  • The microbiology of diabetic foot infections in patients recently treated with antibiotic therapy: A prospective study from India – Rastogi A, Sukumar S, Hajela A, Mukherjee S, Dutta P, Bhadada SK, Bhansali J.
  • Rat bite ulcer in an insensate foot – Jarial KD, Sukumar S, Bhansali A.
  • Utility of a single late-night plasma cortisol and acth for the diagnosis of cushing syndrome – Jarial KDS, Bhansali A, Mukherjee KK, Pal R, Sharma A, Vashishtha RK, Sukumar SP, Sachdeva N, Walia R. 
  • Zebra lines in osteogenesis imperfecta on bisphosphonate therapy 
  • Maternal Mild Thyroid Insufficiency and Risk of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Evidence-based Medicine Viewpoint.
  • Acute lymphocytic leukaemia presenting as a metabolic bone disease
  • Congenital hypothyroidism – A usual suspect at an unusual age: A case series
  • Female phenotype with male karyotype: a clinical enigma.