Dr. Benny Negalur

Dr. Benny Negalur

MD, FICP, FACP, PGDDM( UK), FELLOW OF DIABETES INDIA

Dr. Benny Negalur is the co-founder and medical director at Dr. Negalur’s Diabetes & thyroid specialities center, Ghodbunder road, Thane W. She has been attached to Wockhardt Hospital, Mulund in the past and currently also consults at Jupiter Hospital, Thane.

She is a Hon. Associate Professor of at Terna Medical College, Navi Mumbai since the past 20 years and has served as a MBBS examiner and convenor for MUHS. She is a leading teacher at PHFI- Public Health foundation of India in Thane and conducts certificate courses for doctors on “Diabetes and its complications”. Her passion for neurology and diabetic neuropathy, led her to single-handedly set up the 1st complete Diabetic Foot Clinic at Thane in 2015. The first-of-its-kind diabetic foot clinic is complete with podiatry services, specialized orthotists , a dedicated team of foot surgeons and a collaboration with national & international makers of customized footwear and insoles for patients.

Her dedication to patient care won her the prestigious “Life-time achievement award in the field of Diabetes care” in 2015. She is an outstanding orator and conducts various lectures for students and general practioners. She is a member of the European Association for the study of Diabetes (EASD), American Diabetic Association (ADA), the Association of Physicians of India (API). She has been a faculty member for Diabetic Neuropathy at the International symposia for Nutrition & Vitamins in 2013 and the Convenor for Diabetic Foot Workshop at DEFP in 2015.

DESIGNATION

  • Director of Dr. Negalur’s Diabetes & Thyroid Specialities Center at Ghodbunder Road, Thane – West
  • Senior Consultant in Diabetes, Thyroid & Metabolism at Dr. Negalur’s Diabetes & Thyroid Specialities Center at Ghodbunder Road, Thane – West
  • Senior Physician and Diabetologist-Jupiter Hospital, Thane since 2007 till date
  • Ex Associate Professor-Department of Medicine - Terna Medical College 1994 to 2015
  • Vice President of NADR (Negalurs Academy of Diabetes and Research)
  • Founder President of ‘Women and Diabetes - super club’
  • Director & Faculty for Education Initiative for Study of Diabetes (EISD)
  • Appointed as an Examiner for Fellowship Course by Maharashtra University Of Health Science in Obesity, Body Metabolism and Nutrition - Final Examination of February 2019 - 1st of it’s kind in India.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

  • S.S.C passed in 1972 from Holy Name High School, Colaba Mumbai – Pune University
  • Inter Science Passed in 1974 from St. Xavier College Mumbai University
  • M.B.B.S –Passed in 1978 from Grant medical College - Mumbai University
  • M.D. General Medicine and Therapeutics – Grant Medical College –Mumbai University
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetes Management-Middlesex University, London, UK - June 2017

FELLOWSHIP

  • Fellow of the Indian College of Physicians 2016 FICP
  • Fellow of “Diabetes India conferred by The Research Trust of Diabetes India” 2017
  • Participated in CME activities in Diabetes Management, issued in June 2015, Cleveland Clinic, USA
  • Fellow of the American College of physician FACP 2018

POSTS IN MEDICINE / ENDOCRINOLOGY

  • Residency in General Medicine and Endocrinology and Diabetes - J.J. Hospital from March1979 to June 1979
  • Residency in Neurology- J.J.Hospital from July 1979 to Feb 1980
  • Residency in General Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology at G.T. Hospital from March 1980 to Feb1982

CONFERENCE

  • Scientific chairperson - RSSDI Maharashtra Chapter 2005.
  • Scientific committee - MAPCON 2014.
  • Scientific committee - National RSSDI 2008.
  • Scientific committee - MAPICON 2009.
  • Chairperson diabetic foot workshop for MAPCON 2014, 2018, Thane.
  • National Diabetic Foot Update Workshop faculty in Mumbai.
  • Faculty and Speaker for RSSDI Maharashtra Chapters from 2005 to 2019 every year.
  • Faculty and Speaker for RSSDI National Conferences from 2010 till date every year.
  • Chaired sessions for State and National Diabetic Conferences.
  • Faculty and speaker for AMACON 2015 IMA Maharashtra Chapter CME programme at Ambernath 2015
  • Delegate for International Conferences in Diabetology - ---- ADA, EASD, IDF, AACE-2018, 2019.
  • Conducted a workshop on Biothesiometry and Neuropathy at Manila (Philippines) - 2012.
  • Chairperson at the National Thyroid Conference in 2014.
  • Faculty for International Conference on Diabetes at Manila (Philippines) Year 2012.
  • Cleveland Clinic, USA - Certificate of Appreciation - Participant “Diabetes Management -Evolving Paradigms of care” - June 2015.
  • Faculty at the International Diabetes Experts Conclave 2017 (IDEC 2017).
  • Faculty for Cardiology Meet in Zurich, Switzerland on Topic :‘Hypoglycemia and Cardiovascular Disease’ Year 2013.
  • Faculty for APICON Conference at Ludhiana 2015, Mumbai 2016, Bengaluru 2018, Kochi 2019.
  • Faculty for DIABETES INDIA CONFERENCE 2016-2019.
  • Scientific chairperson for ADE Conference 2017.
  • Chairing Faculty of the International Diabetic Foot Conclave 2017 at Mumbai.
  • Organising Chairperson, Founder & CEO & Scientific Chairperson for “Women & Diabetes” Conference held in 2017/2018 & 2019.
  • Scientific chairperson for MEDINSPIRE 2019 - Diabetology and Metabolism / Endocrinology Section - A multidisciplanary conference organised by D Y Patil deemed to be University, Mumbai.
  • Lecturer in Medicine from 1994 to 1999 – Terna Medical College.
  • Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine - Terna Medical college from 1/10/1999 to date teaching experience.
  • Head of Department of Diabetology Terna Medical College 2010 to 2012.
  • Examiner for undergraduate M.B.B.S students- Maharashtra University of Health Sciences University. Convener for M.B.B.S exams - MUHS University.
  • Teacher in Diabetology for the college of Physicians and Surgeons since 2006 till date - diploma course.
  • Teacher in SNDT University – Diploma course for Diabetic Educators since 2007 till date.
  • Regional faculty for the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) for the certificate course for evidence based Diabetes Management 2011 onwards.
  • Founder committee member of the “Association of Diabetes Educators” of India.
  • Founder member of “Association for Diabetes Care and Prevention” A.D.C.P since 2002 till date.
  • Teaching & National Faculty for Diabetic Foot Education Programme DFEP for Physicians and Diabetologists from 2012 onwards.
  • Teaching faculty for NDEP National Diabetic Education Programme for Diabetic Educators.
  • Honorary Visiting Faculty - Diabetology Fellowship Programs of D Y Patil Deemed To Be University, Navi Mumbai.
  • Teaching Faculty for Certificate Course on Diabetes Management in association with American Diabetes Association (ADA) July 2018.
  • Teaching Faculty for Hypertension & Diabetes Certificate Course for RELIANCE INDUSTRIES.
  • Senior Faculty member for Maharashtra University of Health Sciences approved course in Obesity, Body Metabolism & Nutrition at Dr. L H Hiranandani Hospital, Powai.
  • Course Director of Education Initiative for study of Diabetes, Thane (EISD)-2 cycles - 2018, 2019 for healthcare practitioners.
  • Faculty in CID 2015 onwards & in CID 2019 - delivered a talk on “Approach to Secondary Diabetes.”
  • 1.Founder member of “Association for Diabetes care and Prevention” A.D.C.P since 2002 till date, an association which teaches Awareness Prevention and Methods of control for Diabetes for the public at large.
  • Camps
    • Three monthly education & free blood sugar camps on a health topic to around 250 to 350 lay people.
    • Mega camps annually in November for around 500 to 700 people where blood tests, eye checkup, x-ray, ECG, BMD, foot test, PFT, Thyroid, BMR etc. are done every year since 2002.
  • Editor of “AWAKENING” a health awareness Annual Bilingual Newsletters for the public since 2002. This year will be the 19th Issue.
  • Faculty at the camp of Help Defeat Diabetes; a initiative of Denmarc (Diabetes Endocrine Management and Research Centre).
  • Founder committee member of the “Association of Diabetes Educators” of India for mentoring and training Diabetic Educators.
  • Conducted and managed support group “Hope and Help” for Parkinson’s and Diabetic patients from 2001 to 2009.
  • Conducting CME programmes for General Practitioners every month at Synergy Healthcare Center, on various topics in Diabetes & Thyroid.
  • Consulting Diabetologist and Metabolic Physician at Prathamesh Hospital for Advanced diabetic care– Dombivli since 27 years.
  • Senior consulting Physician and Diabetologist at Renuka Hospital – Dombivli since 1983 till date.
  • Consulting Physician at Manisha polyclinic from 1990 to 2000.
  • Consulting Physician at Wockhardt hospital – Mulund From 2000 to 2007.
  • Senior Physician and Consultant in Diabetes at Jupiter Hospital – Thane From 2007 till date.
  • Consulting expert in Diabetic Foot Care.
  • Consulting Diabetologist, Endocrinologist and Metabolic Physician at Dr. Negalur’s Diabetes & Thyroid Specialties Center,Thane for total Diabetes, Thyroid and Obesity care.
  • Specialized total foot care & foot wear management center at Thane.
  • Conducted several lectures and workshops in diabetes for general practioners and consultants .e.g. “TOFID”- together we fight diabetes and “insight” programmes.
  • Conducted CMES for the international diabetic center in various colleges in Diabetology.
  • Conducted workshops on Diabetic foot for DFEP (Diabetic foot education programme 2014/2015).
  • Dr. Negalur’s Diabetes and Specialities Centre is a part of “Diabetes Connect” from The Endocrine Society.
  • Conducted and managed support group “Hope and Help” for Parkinson’s and diabetic patients from 2001 to 2009.
  • Conducted the Launch CME on 14th May 2017, on PCOS for Indian Association of Women in Diabetes.
  • Conducted Annual CMEs on “ADA Update” since 2016 onwards.
  • Conducted CME on Physician related management of Diabetic foot in JUNE 2019.

Awards

Jeevan Gaurav Puraskar

Received the “Jeevan Gaurav Puraskar” from Madhumeha Jagruti Manch at Sangli on 1st November 2015.

Diabetes Awareness Initiative 2016

Received Award for “Diabetes Awareness Initiative 2016” from Maharashtra, presented by Diabetes India, among top 40 centers of India for creating awareness about Diabetes through various initiatives during the year 2016.

  • Published a case on Weber – Christian disease in “JAPI”. Journal of the association of physicians of India July 2003.
  • Contributed articles for the “journal of diabetic educators”from 2013 onwards.
  • Article on “After Metformin Next” in Journal of Pune Diabetologia.
  • Article on Guidelines for Management of Type 2 Diabetes - VIBRANCE 2015.
  • Article on Neuropathy and Diabetic Foot in the Journal of Diabetic Educators 2015-2016.
  • Editor of newsletter ‘Awakening’ conquer diabetes for people with diabetes.
  • Poster presentation on “Effects of Adherence to the Newly Initiated Dapagliflozin on Body Mass Index & Blood Pressure in Type 2 Diabetes, in 3rd CVOT Summit of the Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease EASD Study Group, in October 2017 at Munich, Germany.
  • Written a chapter on “Managing Neuropathic Pain” in the API textbook of Medicine 2014 Presented at Ludhiana.
  • Chapter on “Painful Diabetic Neuropathy” in the RSSDI textbook 2014 presented at Bengaluru.
  • Chapter on “Looking Beyond Metformin as Monotherapy” in Journal of Pune Diabetologia in 2014.
  • Chapter on “After Metformin Next” in Journal of Pune Diabetologia in 2015.
  • Web chapter on “Diabetic foot” for WENDI (women in endocrinology and diabetes) 2015.
  • Editor of newsletter ‘Awakening’ conquer diabetes for people with diabetes
  • Web chapter on Diabetic Neuropathy for Diabetic educators - ADE.
  • Written a chapter on “Driving and Diabetes” in the RSSDI update 2015.
  • Written a chapter on “Approach to Hypoglycemia” in the text book of APICON 2017.
  • Written an article on “Maternal Environment and Trans-Generational Transmission of Disease” in Diabetic Women in “Diabetes & Women - The Untold Story” in December 2017.
  • Written a Chapter on “Role, Regulation and Reception of Association of Brain and Diabetes: Emerging Evidences and Contemporary Insights” in the Journal of Clinical Diabetology (JCD) 2017.
  • Written a Chapter on “Diabetic Neuropathy” in the API Textbook -Edition 11.
  • Written a Chapter on “Painful Diabetic Neuropathy” in the book “Current Diabetes Update” by Dr. Shashank Joshi.
  • Written a Chapter on “Therapeutic Patient Education” in the Sadikot’s Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus 2017.
  • Written a chapter on Moving from patient - centric approach to community- centric approach in Management of Diabetes in APICON 2019-20.
  • Written a chapter on Assessment of Cardiac Autonomic Neuropathy - How Relevant? in the RSSDI Diabetes Update 2018.
  • Written a Chapter on “Mechanistic analysis of dyslipidemia in diabetics- Back to the basic” in the book of ‘Comorbidities of Diabetes- Focus on Obesity, Hypertension and Dyslipidemia”.
  • Written a Chapter on Chronic Complication in API textbook of Medicine 2019.
  • Written a Chapter on “Mechanistic Analysis of Dyslipidemia in Diabetics-Back to the Basics” in Comorbidities of Diabetes - Special Focus on Obesity, Hypertension & Dyslipidemia 2019.
  • For Health Awareness Programme spoke on “Anemia” on Doordarshan in 2000.
  • For “Save your Heart” health programme on Health India Channel, gave a talk on Dyslipidemia & the heart in 2009.
  • Halt diabetes 2015: An awareness initiative for creating diabetes awareness. among general populations: NDTV 24X7 and NDTV Profit.
  • Write up on Awareness of Diabetes in Women and related complications in The Suburban Times a regional subset of Times Of India Newspaper- April 2018.
  • Post marketing study of Novomix for Novo Nordisk was Part of the Indian component of “IMPROVE STUDY”.
  • Did post marketing study of Incretin based DPP4 inhibitor Galvus for any adverse events in Indian patients in the “GUARD” study by Novartis.
  • “Levemir and weight loss” observational study for Novo Nordisk.
  • Principle Investigator for the SPARSH Study for MSD.
  • USV
  • Abbott
  • Mankind
  • Wochkhart
  • Sun Pharma
  • Astra
  • Novartis
  • Zydus
  • MSD
  • Cipla
  • Vitamin D + Diabetes
  • Cardio-renal safety of SGLT2 inhibators
  • Best Partner to Metformin : SGLT2 / DPP4 Inhibitor
  • Regional Webinars on various subjects in Diabetes

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