Poondy Gopalratnam Raman

Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya India

Dr. P. G. Raman graduated in 1962 and got MD (Medicine) in 1965, both from M.G.M. Medical College, Indore, MP. He has been practicing Diabetes since 1970. Between 1972-75, for three years he worked as fellow at Joslin Clinic Boston USA and had intensive training in Diabetes and Endocrinology. In 1967, he joined as Lecturer in Medicine, Medical College, Rewa. He worked at Indore and held different positions. In 2002 he retired from the position of Head of the Department and Professor of Medicine from M. G. M. Medical College, Indore. M.P. He was teaching, both undergraduate and post-graduate students, for over 30 years. He has more than 100 publications in National and International journals. He is a fellow of the All India Institute of Diabetes as well as of Indian College of Physicians. He is exclusively devoted to Diabetes clinical practice and diabetic patient education. He has written several medical books for undergraduate and post-graduate students. He was Professor and Head of the Department of Medicine, at R.D. Gardi Medical College, Ujjain, after his retirement. He worked as professor and HOD at Shri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Science (SAIMS) for 2 years between 2004-2005. He was awarded B.C. Roy oration in 2007 and he was elected as Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh in 2005. He is also the recipient of Master-Teacher Award by Indian College of Physicians, a wing of Association of Physicians in India, in the year 2014.

Poondy Gopalratnam Raman

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This is a small book containing various aspects of thyroid gland disorders. Congenital hypothyroidism chapter emphasizes early diagnosis in prevention of irreparable damage to growth and brain of infants. Role of nuclear medicine in diagnosis and treatment is outlined. Last few chapters deal with congenital hypothyroidism, thyroid carcinoma, its diagnosis, treatment and preservation of posterior parathyroid gland during thyroid surgery. The purpose of the book is to disseminate knowledge on thyroid diseases. It will be a good reference book both for students of medicine and general practitioners.

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