Endocrinology, a rapidly evolving discipline of medicine in the recent times, is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the endocrine system meaning the organs whose primary function is hormone secretion. These organs include the pituitary, thyroid, adrenals, ovaries, testes, and pancreas.
An endocrinologist is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing, evaluating and treating a wide variety of disorders of the endocrine system, such as Diabetes, Thyroid Dysfunction, Obesity, Osteoporosis, PCOS and many others.
A senior endocrinologist, from Medanta, visits the Medical Centre once a week for consultation and treatment of patients. In addition to this counseling of patients on healthy lifestyle and prevention of Obesity is also undertaken.