Dr. Hesarghatta Shyamasunder Asha

Dr. Hesarghatta Shyamasunder Asha
MBBS, DNB (Gen Med) DNB (Endo) FRCP (Edin)
Professor
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism,
Christian Medical College, Vellore- 632004, Tamilnadu.

Her area of interest is Clinical profile and mutational analysis of MEN-1, Pituitary disorders, Clinical profile and genetics of young onset diabetes

She has three years of teaching experience as a faculty in the department of Endocrinology, and involved in training doctors from all over the country in diabetes under the World Diabetes Foundation and Distance education fellowship in diabetes programs, training of fellows in diabetes and specialist registrars in endocrinology.

She has been awarded 1st runner up in the 2009 Torrent Young Scholar Award-Endocrinology held at Ahmedabad, Gujarat, A.V. Gandhi Award for excellence in Endocrinology for the best thesis topic (clinical) received in March 2011 and British Endocrine Society, March 2012 – Poster prize for Excellent Clinical Research.

Her area of interest is Clinical profile and mutational analysis of MEN-1, Pituitary disorders, Clinical profile and genetics of young onset diabetes.


Her Professional Experience involve

  • Professor (Endocrinology) 2017 - till date, Christian Medical College, Vellore.
  • Associate Professor (Endocrinology) 2013-2017, Christian Medical College, Vellore.
  • Assistant Professor (Endocrinology) 2011-2013, Christian Medical College, Vellore.
  • Tutor, (Endocrinology) 2010-2011, Christian Medical College, Vellore.
  • Senior Registrar, (Endocrinology) 2006 – 2010, Christian Medical   College, Vellore, India.
  • Post Graduate Trainee in General Medicine 2003 – 2006, St Philomena’s Hospital,  Bangalore, India.

She has attended following workshops and conferences:-

  • Association of Physicians of India, National conference (APICON) Mumbai, 2005
  •  Fifth Winter Symposium in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Vellore, 2007.
  •  Endocrine Society of India Conference, Tirupathi – 2008.
  •  Thyroid Ophthalmopathy- At CMC, Vellore in January 2008.
  •  Endocrine Society of India Conference, Cochin – 2009.
  •  Endocrine Society of India Conference, Kolkata – 2012.
  •  Endocrine Tumour Symposium, CMC, Vellore – 2013.