Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

  • Introduction of Department
  • Vision
  • Facilities of Department
  • Faculty Members
  • Courses
  • Departmental Activities


Department of Endocrinology started functioning at Dr. RPGMC Kangra from August 2019 with a single faculty member, Dr. Preyander Singh Thakur.
Endocrinology is relatively young sub-specialty of Medicine and there is little awareness in general public of various disorders/diseases covered by the specialty.

Some of these disorders are: Diabetes mellitus, all form of thyroid disorders, obesity, secondary hypertension, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOD), Growth and pubertal disorders in children (poor gain in height, delayed or early puberty), ambiguous genitalia, Osteoporosis (i.e. propensity for fractures at minimal trauma), Erectile dysfunction, hypogonadism, tumors of adrenal pituitary and thyroid glands, hypercalcemia, hypocalcemia, hyper and hypoparathyroidism, metabolic bone diseases, renal tubular disorders, electrolyte imbalances, adrenal insufficiency, testicular disorders and lipid disorders.


Short term vision of department:

To start following clinics and laboratories in due course

  1. Bone lab – Dual energy X-ray absorbtiometry (DXA) scan
  2. Endocrine lab for various hormonal assays
  3. Integrated Diabetic foot clinic
  4. Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes clinic
  5. Comprehensive Young (Type 1)  Diabetes clinic
  6. Gestational Diabetes mellitus clinic

Long term vision:

  1. To start Endocrine genetics lab
  2. To be a part of well-designed research projects/trials
  3. To provide state of the art endocrine services to the people of this region.


  1. Adult Endocrine OPD two days a week – every Thursday and Friday
  2. Pediatric Endocrine once a week – every Tuesday

Faculty Members

# Photo Name Qualifications Designations Email ID Date of Joining Awards
1 Dr. Preyander Singh Thakur

MBBS, M.D. (General Medicine), D.M. (Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, CMC Vellore)

Assistant Professor 08-08-2019

Best oral paper at TRENDO 2018

Best resident of the year award (twice) Department of Endocrinology, CMC Vellore (2017,2018)


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Teaching Roster

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At present attached to Department of Medicine and Pediatrics for academic activities of under and post graduate students


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Competency based under graduate curriculum

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Department Highlights (Past 2 Years)

Departmental Activities

Outreach public awareness cum health check up camp at CH Shahpur on 14-Nov-2019

Poster competition for MBBS and nursing students at Dr. RPGMC Tanda

Interactive lecture on “Practical aspects of Insulin therapy” for Nurses and nursing students of Dr. RPGMC Hospital Tanda