Dr. Rahul Bhattacharyya Internal Medicine Specialist in Kolkata

Dr. Rahul Bhattacharyya

Internal Medicine Specialist, Kolkata

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine), MRCP (UK), PG Diploma in Geriatrics, Mastercourse in Diabetes from Diploma MSc foundations, University of South Wales, accredited by DiABETES UK & RCGP, Certificate courses in Diabetes from MV Hospital for Diabetes, Chennai, Joslin Diabetes Centre, USA and University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  • 25 Years Experience
  • 2 Hospitals
  • 3 Private Practices

About

Known for reliable, updated, and evidence-based consultation in the fields of Diabetes, Geriatrics, and General Medicine. Experienced in critical care  -- worked as the ICU-in-charge of a city nursing home for more than a decade. Believes in the concept of patient empowerment -- attempts to improve their knowledge, skills and confidence, enabling them to take increasing control of their own condition and integrate effective self-management into their daily lives.
  • Languages : Bengali, English, Hindi

Experience

Ex-ICU-in-charge, Dilkhusha Nursing Home, Kolkata 2005 -  Present

Visiting Diabetologist, Physician, and Geriatrician, Bhagirathi Neotia Woman and Child Care Centre, New Town, Kolkata September, 2021 -  Present

Visiting Diabetologist, Physician, and Geriatrician, Horizon Lifeline Multispecialty Hospital, Kolkata April, 2022 -  Present

Visiting Diabetologist, Physician, and Geriatrician, Park View Superspecialty Hospital, Kolkata September, 2021 -  Present

Specialities

  • Internal Medicine

  • Geriatrics

  • Diabetology

Expertise

Geriatric (Old age) problems like dementia, frequent falls, osteoporosis, constipation, or incontinence; Diabetes and its complications; various chronic medical disorders like high blood pressure, cholesterol problems, obesity, fatty liver disease, gastric problems, underactive or overactive thyroid, asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, stroke, Parkinson's disease, Neuropathies, Muscle weaknesses,  Low back pain, and other less common diseases

Education

Master Course in Diabetes from Diploma MSc foundations, University of South Wales, accredited by DiABETES UK & RCGP

Certificate courses in Diabetes, Joslin Diabetes Centre (USA), University of Copenhagen (Denmark), and MV Hospital for Diabetes, Chen

Practice Information

Dilkusha Nursing Home, Kolkata

Dilkusha Nursing Home, Kolkata

94 A, Dilkusha Street, Kolkata, West Bengal - 700017

MON, FRI

04:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Bhagirathi Neotia Women and Child care Center, Kolkata

Bhagirathi Neotia Women and Child care Center, Kolkata

Premises no.27-0327, Street No: 327. Action Area 1D, New Town, Kolkata, West Bengal - 700156

Private Practice Information

Charvaka Clinic

Charvaka Clinic

GC-217, SECTOR-3, SALT LAKE, Salt Lake, Kolkata - 700106

MON

09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

WED

09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

FRI

09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

  • +919830286706
Bhagirathi Neotia Woman and Child Care Centre, New Town

Bhagirathi Neotia Woman and Child Care Centre, New Town

Premises No. 27, Street No. 327, Action Area 1D, New Town, Kolkata - 700

TUE

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

THU

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • (+91)6292149133
Horizon Lifeline Multispecialty Hospital

Horizon Lifeline Multispecialty Hospital

P-34, NANIGOPAL ROY CHOWDHURY AVENUE, Near Phillips Bus Stop, Entally, Kolkata - 700014

WED

04:00 PM - 07:00 PM

  • (033)22276147, (033)22275982

Achievements & Contributions

  • Echocardiographic Evaluation Of Cardiac Anatomy And Function In Cirrhotic Patients
  • Prof. Prasanta Sengupta memorial medal for proficiency in physiology.
  • Prof. Lalmohan Ghoshal memorial medal  for proficiency in physiology.
  • Recipient of Special Appreciation Award for Executive Activities for successful organization of the National Mid-term Conference of Geriatric Society of India in 2018
  • Delivers talks on various aspects of Diabetes & Geriatrics in CMEs and interactive group meetings on a regular basis. 
  • Invited by the International Society of Hypertension to speak on ‘Treatment of Hypertension in Chronic Kidney Disease’ and ‘Uric Acid, Hypertension and CV disease’ in the 'ISH Summer School of Hypertension in Asia' held in Lucknow from 15 to 19th August, 2016.
  • Presented data and was part of a consensus group on Positioning SGLT2I in the Indian Population in the recently concluded 8th World Congress of Diabetes, Diabetes India 2018 Conference.
  • Delivered a lecture on Glycemic Control in critically ill elderly patients in the National Midterm Conference 2018 of Geriatric Society of India.
  • Wrote an article on ‘A healthy start in life begins before conception’ for electronic version of Times of India. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/health-fitness/every-heart-counts/a-healthy-start-in-life-begins-before-conception/articleshow/62569048.cms 
  • Authored 'An overview of the burgeoning field of Gerontechnology' -- a chapter in the book Non Clinical Frontiers in Geriatric Care
  • Chaired the 'Diabetes symposium' of the annual conference of Geriatric Society of India in 2018, held in Pune
  • Wrote a chapter on ‘Preventive Aspects of Geriatrics’ in the book A Guide for a Geriatric Social Worker (Caregiver)
  • Co-authored ‘Impact of complete lockdown on total infection and death rates: A hierarchical cluster analysis’: Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews, vol14 (2020) 707-711; Acute Hepatitis B presenting as Guillain Barre Syndrome: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, Vol22, Nov-Dec 2003;
  • Delivered a lecture on 'Atypical Presentation of Hyperthyroidism in the Elderly' at the annual conference of Geriatric Society of India, GSICON 2021
  • Delivered a lecture on the 'Safety and efficacy of newer oral anti-diabetics in the elderly' at the annual conference of West Bengal chapter of Geriatric Society of India in 2019
  • Debated on whether 'Achieving HbA1c in T2DM management is as important as achieving BP targets' or not, at the Diabetes and Endocrine Conference 2019, organized by East Kolkata Doctors Group;
  • Life Member, Geriatric Society of India
  • Life Member, Indian Medical Association
  • Joint Secretary, Geriatric Society of India, West Bengal Chapter
  • Professional Member, American Diabetes Association
  • Member, Royal College of Physicians, UK
  • Convener, Monthly Clinical Meeting, West Bengal Chapter, GSI
  • Organizing Secretary, GSI Annual Conference 2021 & 2022

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