Meet Our Experts



Meet Our Experts

Prof. Anoop Misra is the Chairman, Fortis-CDOC Centre of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases, and Endocrinology (Awarded Best Hospital in India for Diabetes Care at CIMS Healthcare Excellence Awards 2014) and Chairman, Center for Internal Medicine, Fortis Hospitals, New Delhi and President, National Diabetes, Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation, India. He has been a faculty at the Department of Endocrinology and Human Nutrition at the Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, USA, and former Professor of Internal Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. In January 2012, he has been conferred Honorary Professorship from Institute of Life Sciences, Hyderabad, with a mandate to steer Diabetes and Metabolic Research program. He is an Advisory Board Member of the British Medical Journal.

Prof. Misra has more than 25 years of experience in teaching, service, research and community health intervention programs directed towards Asian Indians and particularly for underprivileged people. Prof. Misra is an advisory board member of National Program for Cancer, Diabetes, and CVD. He has been a member of World Health Organization and Indian Council of Medical Research Expert Groups for Childhood Obesity, Fatty Liver, Diabetes, and Gestational Diabetes, and Member, Governing Committee, National Institute of Nutrition, National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau, Expert Committee for Drugs Controller General of India, India.

Prof. Misra has published more than 300 scientific papers in the international journals. He has been awarded the highest award for medicine in India, Dr BC Roy award (2006) and the prestigious National Honor, Padma Shri (2007). He has also been conferred two National awards: the ‘Americare Award’ (Americare Foundation) and “Swastha Bharat Samman(from Zee TV) for his most outstanding contribution to Diabetes in India; DMA Chikitsa Ratan Award 2014 by Delhi Medical Association for his outstanding  contribution in the field of medicine and service to mankind. He has received the Outstanding Investigator Award from World India Diabetes Foundation in 2013.

He has given 24 named orations in India and neighbouring countries. He is a member of editorial boards of 15 international journals, including Associate Editor of “Diabetic Medicine” and “Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Research and Reviews”. He has written three editorials for the prestigious journal “The Lancet” and been a reviewer for more than 30 Journals including “Circulation” and “Journal Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism”.

Prof. Misra has several important scientific findings to his credit, including contributing to Asian definitions of obesity, abdominal obesity and the metabolic syndrome. He has led countrywide consensus of guidelines for obesity, the metabolic syndrome, physical activity and diets for Asian Indians. He has research collaborations with scientists from USA, UK, Australia, Netherlands, Canada, Malaysia, and Sweden. Project MARG and DISHAA, large nationwide intervention projects on nutrition and health of schoolchildren, has been conceptualized and carried out by his team and have been internationally lauded.

He has been personal physician to two former Prime Ministers of India.

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Dr. Atul Luthra, Senior Consultant Physician, is a graduate & post-graduate from the reputed Amritsar Medical College as well as Diplomate of the National Board of Medicine. Presently he is the Additional Director of Fortis C-DOC at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon. He has a keen interest in the management of diabetes, obesity, hypertension and lipid disorders. His favourite subject is the prevention and treatment of heart disease in diabetic patients.

Besides being an astute clinician, Dr. Luthra is an excellent teacher, a dedicated researcher, a gifted orator and a prolific writer. He has delivered several guest-lectures under the aegis of prestigious state-level and national medical conferences and has several articles to his credit published in peer reviewed medical journals. Back To Top
Dr Ritesh Gupta, Head, Clinical Operations & Senior Consultant and diabetes expert, is an alumnus of the celebrated AIIMS and has over 15 years of rich experience in clinical practice in internal medicine and his area of expertise are type 1 diabetes, insulin therapy, diabetic foot, male sexual dysfunction and hormonal disorders. Back To Top
diabetes expertDr Alka Jha, Consultant, graduated from Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi and is a post Graduate from Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi. Apart from Diabetes, her areas of expertise include Brain Hormone and Calcium Related Disorders. Back To Top
Dr Vimal Gupta, Consultant, completed his graduation from S N Medical College, Agra and secured many certified courses from national & international universities in diabetes, thyroid & other endocrine disorders. He has more than 12 years of clinical experience. His area of interest are diabetes, obesity, calcium and electrolyte- imbalance disorders. Back To Top
Dr. Amar Pal Singh Suri, Foot care Specialist (Podiatrist), graduated from S. N. Medical College, Agra, and secured a Podiatry Fellowship from the prestigious Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston ( Harvard Medical University, USA), as well as a fellowship in Biomechanical pressure offloading techniques from Temple School of Podiatry, Philadelphia, USA. He is the Founder President of the Indian Podiatry Association (IPA); Member, American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA); Member, American Association of Wound Care (AAWC); Member, European Diabetic Foot Study Group; and Member, Hyperbaric Society of America.
Dr Suri’s area of expertise is in Diabetic Wound Management and Pressure Offloading techniques for early healing of Diabetic Wounds.. Back To Top