Dr. Ambrish Mithal is awarded Padma Bhushan for year 2015. He is a proficient Endocrinologist with over 2 decades of rich experience in both academia and corporate hospitals. He has special interest in endocrinology, diabetes, thyroid disorders and osteoporosis. Dr. Ambrish's research areas include diabetes & new therapies for diabetes, heart disorders, Vitamin D nutrition in India and Prevention of Osteoporotic fractures.
Dr. Ambrish Mithal serves as the Chairman and Head of Endocrinology & Diabetes division at Medanta. He was the first DM in Endocrinology from the one of the renowned AIIMS in 1987 and subsequently served as faculty at Sanjay Gandhi PGI. Lucknow. He has served as a senior consultant at Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. He has chaired various honored positions in past and present as the president of Endocrine Society of India, chairperson of Bone & Joint Decade, chief advisor to the Indian Society Bone and Mineral Research, Chairperson of the Asia Pacific Advisory Council of International Osteoporosis Foundation, Switzerland.