Dr.S. Sham Rheumatologist in Chennai

Dr.S. Sham
Rheumatologist, Chennai

M.B.B.S, MD (General Medicine), DM (Rheumatology)

  • Dr.S. Sham is  a consultant Rheumatologist associated with Glenegales Global Health City, and Vijaya Hospital, Chennai.
  • He has started his own clinic - SHAM's Rheumatic Care Center at K.K.Nagar.
  • Languages :English, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi


  • Rheumatology


  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Spondyloarthropathy
  • Gout and other crystal arthropathies
  • SLE (lupus)
  • systemic sclerosis
  • vasculitis
  • sjogrens syndrome
  • Soft tissue rheumatism
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Fibromyalgia


MBBS, 2005, PSG Institute of Medical Science & Research, Coimbatore, Coimbatore

MD (General Medicine), Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Mangalore

DM (Rheumatology), 2014, Madras Medical College, Chennai

Practice Information

Vijaya Hospital, Chennai

Vijaya Hospital, Chennai

N.S.K. Salai, No.434, Vadapalani, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600026

Gleneagles Global Hospital, Chennai

Gleneagles Global Hospital, Chennai

Old No.62, New no 56, 4th Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600020

Private Practice Information

SHAM's Rheumatic Care Centre

SHAM's Rheumatic Care Centre

Dr Lakshmana samy salai, , Next to Punjab national Bank,, K.K.Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600078, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600078


05:30 PM - 09:30 PM


05:30 PM - 09:30 PM


05:30 PM - 09:30 PM


05:30 PM - 09:30 PM

  • (+91) 9600190790

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • QT interval assessment in patients with SLE and its correlation with disease activity and autoantibodies. (2011 – 2014) (D.M Dissertation)
  • Correlation of Mantoux positivity with CD4 counts in patients infected with HIV & Tuberculosis. (2006-2009)  (M.D Dissertation)
  • D.M. Rheumatology   –  University topper (Gold Medalist)
  • M.D – General medicine: §  Best Outgoing Student (Gold Medalist) §  Won gold medal - Competitive Examination in Thoracic medicine & Cardiology. 
  • PAPERS PUBLISHED (As first author): INDIAN JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY 1.      Forestier disease  - Images  (Published) [IJR 9 (2014); 86-7] 2.      Management of Refractory Calcinosis - How far to go? – Letters to the editor (Published) [IJR 9 (2014); 153-4] 3.      A rare presentation of Childhood Takayasu's Arteritis – PRES – Letters to the editor (Published) [IJR 9 (2014); 218-9]
  • "A beginners dilemma" - To write a scientific paper - Letters to the editor (Published) [IJR  10 (2015); 108-9]  2.      ESR, Uric Acid and its correlation with disease activity in SLE - Is it myth or reality! - Letters to the editor (Published) [IJR 10 (2015); 112-3]
  • Correlation of QT interval with disease activity in newly detected SLE patients at baseline and during flare – Original article [IJR 10 (2015); 121-4] 2.      Bilateral visual loss as a presenting manifestation - Takayasu arteritis - Letters to the editor [IJR 10 (2015); 172-4]
  • Rituximab in Biologically Naïve Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients and Methotrexate Non responders - An Indian Experience – Letters to the editor [IJR 10 (2015); 177-8] 2.      Vaccination in adults with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases – Review article – Accepted for publication.
  • INTERNET JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY 1.      Generalised morphea: A rare variant of localised scleroderma (Clinical Case Vignettes)  (Published)  2.      Rowell’s syndrome – A rare presentation of Childhood lupus (Clinical Case Vignettes)  (Published) 3.      GAVE: An interesting cause of Iron Deficiency Anemia (Case studies) (Published) 
  • 1.      Hemophilic arthropathy (Clinical Case Vignettes) (Published)  2.      ‘Erythema induratum’ – Case vignette. (Published)  3.      Clinical and immunological profile of Systemic lupus erythematosus patients from a tertiary care centre – A Chennai experience (revisited) - (Original article); (Published) [IJRCI. 2016;4(1):OA1] .
  • Journal of autoimmune disorders - Felty's syndrome with Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of liver & portal hypertension; J Autoimmun Disod. 2015, 1:1.  Abstracts Published in both International & National conferences.
  • Life member in Indian Rheumatology Association.(IRA)
  •  Life member in The Associations of Physicians of India.(API)
  • Life member of Indian Medical Association(IMA)