Dr. Nitin Kapoor

Dr. Nitin Kapoor
MBBS, MD(Med), DM(Endo), ABBM (USA), Post Doc Fellowship(Endo), PhD(University of Melbourne),
Consultant Endocrinologist & Bariatric Physician,
Professor & Acting Head, Unit-I,
Dept. of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism,
Christian Medical College Vellore- 632004, Tamil Nadu.


Dr. Nitin completed his DM & Post Doctoral Fellowship in Endocrinology at CMC, Vellore. He then completed his PhD research on clinical and genetic indicators of obesity from the University of Melbourne, Australia. He has been cited as among the top 2% of most influential researchers across the world by Stanford university, USA in October 2023.

He has also been conferred with several awards including the prestigious AR Seth gold medal by the Endocrine Society of India(2020), The young investigator award by the Sri Lankan Endocrine Society(2019), Melbourne Research Scholarship (2016 - 2020),The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR University Gold Medal in Endocrinology(2015), AV Gandhi award for Excellence in Endocrine research (2014),The IJEM Award for Excellence in Endocrine writing(2014) and several others. More recently, he was also awarded the Presidents award of appreciation by the Endocrine Society of India for his contributions to the society in 2022.

He has more than 300 PubMed indexed peer reviewed publications in national and international journals and his keen area of interest is in the field of Obesity & Metabolic syndrome, Pituitary disorders and Metabolic Bone Disease. He has spearheaded the write up and is editor of the current and the previous edition of the book “A practical Guide to Diabetes Mellitus” released in April 2018. He is also the section editor of the Obesity section of Endotext – The PubMed indexed endocrine textbook since 2022. Currently also the editor in chief of the Asian Journal of Obesity and Associated Editor of International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries.

Dr Nitin is also an elected Executive committee member of the governing council of The Endocrine Society of India (2022-25), All India Association for Advancing Research in Obesity (2022-25) and The Indian Society of Bone and Mineral Research(2023-2025).