Dr. Ambrish Mithal: Renowned Endocrinologist in India | Max Saket

Dr. Ambrish Mithal

Chairman & Head
Endocrinology & Diabetes
42+ years of experience
Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, New Delhi

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    About Doctor

    • Dr. Ambrish Mithal is one of the most renowned endocrinologists in India with a vast experience of more than 42 years.
    • Currently, He is working as the Chairman and Head of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Max Healthcare, Saket, New Delhi.
    • He specializes in endocrinology, particularly diabetes, thyroid disorders and osteoporosis, Stem Cell Treatment, & Hormonal Disorders.
    • His major current areas of research interest include diabetes and the heart, evaluation of new therapies for diabetes, vitamin D nutrition in Indians, and prevention of osteoporotic fractures. 
    • His expertise also includes Goiter Treatment, Lactation Counselling, Gestational Diabetes Management, Hypertension Treatment, & Metabolic disease.
    • He established India’s first bone density measurement system and osteoporosis service in SGPGIMS Lucknow, he was also the first to establish osteoporosis as a serious health problem in India that affects an estimated 50 million people.
    • He was also the first to establish the existence of widespread vitamin D deficiency in India.
    • More recently, in 2019, Dr. Mithal has been nominated to the Governing Council of the National Health Authority, the apex body involved in implementing the ambitious population health coverage plan of the government.
    • Dr. Nithal has also been awarded 2 of the most prestigious awards in the field of medicine- Dr. B C Roy Award, & Padma Bhushan by the President of India for his contribution to the development of endocrinology in India.

    Qualification & Training

    • MBBS- Kanpur University
    • MD (Medicine) -Kanpur University
    • DM (Endocrinology) – All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

    Areas of Clinical interests

    • Diabetes Management
    • Stem Cell Treatment
    • Hormonal disorders
    • Osteoporosis
    • Metabolic Disorders
    • Gestational Diabetes


    • Padma Bhushan by President of India- 2015
    • President’s Award by International Osteoporosis Foundation – 2016
    • International Excellence in Endocrinology Laureate Award- 2021
    • Dr B.C. Roy Award- 2015
    • Boy Frame Award by American Society for Bone Mineral Research-2004


    • Endocrine Society of India
    • American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
    • Indian Society for Bone and Mineral Research
    • Indian Menopause Society
    • Endocrine Society (USA)
    • South Asian Society for Bone and Mineral Research

    List of Treatments

    • Diabetes Stem Cell Treatment
    • Endocrine Stem Cell Therapy
    • Hormonal Disorders
    • Osteoporosis
    • Thyroid Disorder Treatment
    • Diabetes Management
    • Lactation Counselling
    • bioidentical hormone therapies for men and women
    • Diabetes in Children
    • Goiter Treatment
    • Thyroid Swelling
    • Gestational Diabetes Management
    • Hypertension Treatment
    • Type 1 Diabetes Treatment
    • Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
    • Metabolic disease
    • Diabetic Diet Counseling

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