Dr. Ambrish Mithal is a famed endocrinologist in India, with an experience of over 33years.
He has won many awards, including:
Honored by the Government of India in 2015 with Padma Bhushan, the third-highest Indian civilian award
Doctor of the Year award by the Delhi Medical Association.
BC Roy Award by the President of India, 2017
International Osteoporosis Foundation President’s award in March 2016
He has many firsts to his credit:
Established India’s first bone density measurement system and osteoporosis service in SGPGIMS Lucknow.
First Indian to be trained in bone density measurement, as a JICA fellow, in Japan.
First to establish osteoporosis as a serious health problem in India that affects an estimated 50 million people,
First to establish the existence of widespread vitamin D deficiency in India.
First Indian to serve on international bodies like the WHO Global Taskforce on Osteoporosis and Committee of Scientific Advisors, Asia Pacific Advisory Council and Board of Governance of the International Osteoporosis Foundation
First and only Indian to receive the “Boy Frame Award” of the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, in 2004.
He is a principal investigator in several diabetes drug trials.
He has served two terms as Editor in Chief- Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism.
He has been President of is the Endocrine Society of India, Indian Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ISBMR), and Bone and Joint Decade.
He writes a regular column in the OPEN magazine and has been on numerous health shows on TV.
His expertise lies in Diabetes, Thyroid, and Hormone disorders including osteoporosis.
He has secured a Master’s Degree in DM (Endocrinology) from the prestigious All India Medical Institute. Following which he did his Fogarty Fellowship from Harvard Medical School, USA & JICA Fellowship from Japan.
Senior Resident, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow , 1998
MBBS, 1980, Kanpur University
MD, 1984, Kanpur University
DM, 1987, AIIMS, New Delhi
1. Padma Bhushan by President of India, 2015 2. B.C. Roy Award by Medical Council of India, 2015 3. Fogarty Fellow at Harvard Medical School, 1993-94 4. JICA fellow, Japan, 1996-97 5. Boy Frame Award- American Society for Bone Mineral Research 2004 6. President’s Award by International Osteoporosis Foundation, 2016 7. International Osteoporosis Foundation Health Professional Awareness award (for ISBMR) in 2005 8. “Global Vitamin D Status’ was awarded the Springer citation prize in 2013
Increased Prevalence of self-reported fractures in Asian Indians with Diabetes. Source: Asian Indians. March, 2020
Practice guidelines for enternal nutrition management in dysglycemic critically III patients: A relook for Indian scenario. Source: Indian J Crit Care Med. Dec, 2019
Effect of Empagliflozin on Liver Fat in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial (E-LIFT Trial). Source: Diabetes Care. August 04, 2018
Pitfalls in interpreting interventional studies for osteoporosis. Source: Clin Cases Miner Bone Metab. September-December 14, 2017
Efficacy of micellized vs. fat-soluble vitamin D3 supplementation in healthy school children from Northern India. Source: J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. December 01, 2016
Hemoglobin E disease and glycosylated hemoglobin. Source: Indian J Endocrinol Metab. September-October 19, 2015
Cross-cultural variation in symptom perception of hypoglycemia. Source: J Midlife Health. July 04, 2013
Endocrinology and the essential list. Source: Indian J Endocrinol Metab. December 16, 2012
Bone health in healthy Indian population aged 50 years and above. Source: Osteoporos Int. November 22, 2011
Osteoporosis in Indians. Source: Indian J Med Res. March 12, 2008
Paget’s disease in India. Source: J Assoc Physicians India. July 05, 2006
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