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Dr Amal Kumar Sinha
Dr Amal Kumar Sinha
Qualifcation MBBS(CAL), MRCP FRCP(DUBLIN)
Specialities Diabetes and Endocrinology
Specialities

Diabetes and Endocrinology

Area of Interests

ADULT  PATIENTS WITH DIABETES, THYROID DISEASE, DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY AND ISCHEMIC  HEART DISEASE. CALCIUM METABOLISM AND BONE DISEASE.                                                                    

NOT INVOLVED IN ANY RESEARCH WORK.    

Dr Amal Kumar Sinha
Consultant

AFTER BEING QUALIFIED AS MBBS WORKED IN THE FIELD OF MEDICINE FOR ALMOST 50 YEARS IN SERVICE.NOW SENIOR CONSULTANT IN DIABETES,ENDROCRINOLOGY,MEDICINE WITH VAST EXPERIENCES IN THIS FIELD OF MEDICINE.                            
INITIALLY HAD BASIC MEDICAL TRAINING IN WEST BENGAL,INDIA,SUBSEQUENTS WENT TO UNITED KINGDOM FOR FURTHER EXPERIENCES AND HIGHER EDUCATION WORKED IN DIFFERENT HOSPITALS IN THE NHS UK INITIALLY AT THE LEVEL OF SHO,REGISTRAR.SR.REGISTRAR.SUBSEQUENTLY AS CONSULTANT IN NHS HOSPITAL,UK.            
A> IN THE U.K:                                            
I. INVOLVED IN TEACHING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN REPUTED MEDICAL SCHOOL(ST THOMAS DAYS HOSPITALS)                                    
II. GAINED VAST EXPERIENCES IN THE FIELD OG MEDICINE,DIABETES AND ENDOCRINOLOGY.                                        
B> IN INDIA -  RETURNED IN 1987 WHEN I JOINED AS CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN IN DIABETES ENDOCRINOLOGY MEDICINE AT AMRI HOSPITALS DHAKURIA,CONTINUING AS COSULTANT IN DIABETES AND ENDOCRINOLOGY TILL NOW.        INVOLVED IN TEACHING AND RUNNING THE COURSE OF MRCP EXAMINATIONS AND BECAME EXAMINER FOR MRCPI ON FOUR OCCASIONS SHI  INVOLVED IN THE SAME.

Research Experience

INDIA:                                                                                                       1) COMPULSORY ROTATING HOUSEMANSHIP IN MEDICINE, SURGERY, GYNAECOLOGY & OBSTETRICS AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE.1970-71.               

2) SHO IN GENERAL MEDICINE NR SIRCAR MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL,CALCUTTA.1972-73.                                                 

3) SHO IN CARDIOLOGY FOR 6 MONTHS- 1973. SHO IN DERMATOLOGY FOR 6 MONTHS-1973.                                                                                   

4) MEDICAL OFFICER IN WEST BENGAL HEALTH SERVICE.1974-76.                     

UNITED KINGDOM:                                                                                1) SHO IN GENERAL MEDICINE. DORKING GENERAL HOSPITAL,DORKING,SURREY.1977-79.                                                          

2) REGISTRAR IN GENERAL MEDICINE,FARNBOROUGH HOSPITAL,ORPINGTON,KENT.1979-82. FARNBOROUGH HOSPITAL IS A DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL WITH 600 BEDS,WITH GOOD FACILITIES FOR ALL MODERN INVESTIGATIONS.I WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE AND CHRONIC PTIENTS IN THE GENERAL MEDICAL WARDS AND OUT-PATIENTS.                                   

I WAS ALSO INVOLVED IN THE MANAGEMENT OF CARDIAC PATIENTS ADMITTED TO THE CCU,PERFORMING TEMPORARY PACEMAKING,24-HOUR HOLTER MONITORS,EXERCISE ECG TESTING AND ECHOCARDIOGRAMS.                                                                                                                             

I ALSO HAVE EXPERIENCE OF PRACTICAL PROCEDURES SUCH AS PERITINEAL DIALYSIS,PLEURAL AND LIVER BIOPSIES AND ENDOSCOPIC EXAMINATION OF THE UPPER GI TRACT.I OBTAINED EXPERIENCE OF TEACHING MEDICAL STUDENTS AND TOOK PART IN CLINICAL MEETINGS, MEDICAL SEMINARS AND JOURNAL CLUBS.                                                                   

3) REGISTRAR IN GENERAL MEDICINE, QUEEN MARY’S HOSPITAL,SIDCUP,KENT.8 MONTHS IN 1984-85.                                           

SAUDI ARABIA:                                                                                      MEDICAL SPECIALIST IN A DISTRICT HOSPITAL COMPRISING 500 BEDS(APPROX) IN GENERAL MEDICINE, SURGERY, CARDIOLOGY, NEUROLOGY ETC. AUGUST 1985-JUNE 1987.              

I SHARED MY DUTIES BETWEEN 5 PHYSICIANS.I WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS ADMITTED INTO THE MEDICAL WARDS WITH ACUTE AND CHRONIC MEDICAL PROBLEMS.I WAS INVOLVED IN THE RUNNING OF OUT-PATIENTS CLINICS 3 TIMES A WEEK. THE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT HELD WEEKLY JOURNAL CLUBS,CLINICAL MEETINGS AND TEACHING SESSIONS, WHERE I TOOK PART IN TEACHING MEDICAL STUDENTS WITH REGARD TO BOTH IN-PATIENTS AND OUT-PATIENTS.THE HOSPITAL HAD EXCELLENT FACILITIES FOR MORDERN AND SOPHISTICATED INVESTIGATIONS.                                                                       I GAINED EXPERIENCE IN DISEASES SUCH AS BRUCELLOIS,SCHISTOSOMIASIS,MALARIA, SICKLE CELL DISEASE AND OTHER HAEMOGLOBINOPATHIES,ETC. IN ADDITION TO OTHER GENERAL MEDICAL PROBLEMS.                                                                                                

UNITED KINGDOM(CONTINUED):                                                        5) LOCUM REGISTRAR IN GENERAL MEDICINE, LEWISHAM AND HITHER GREEN HOSPITALS,LONDON JULY-AUGUST 1987                             

6) LOCUM REGISTRAR IN GENERAL MEDICINE MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL,LONDON, SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 1987.                                                       

7) LOCUM CONSULTANT, DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE FOR THE ELDERLY ALL SAINTS HOSPITAL, CHATHAM,KENT , DECEMBER 1987- JANUARY 1988.             

8) LOCUM REGISTRAR IN GENERAL MEDICINE AND GERIATRICS ST THOMAS HOSPITAL, LONDON, FEBRUARY-MARCH 1988.            9) LOCUM SENIOR REGISTRAR IN GENERAL MEDICINE AND RHEUMATOLOGY EAST SURREY DISTRICT HOSPITAL, REDHILL,SURREY,AUGUST- SEPTEMBER 1988.                                                                     

10) REGISTRAR IN GENERAL MEDICINE, WEST MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL,ISLEWORTH,MIDDLESEX,ST STEPHEN’S HOSPITAL,FULHAM,LONDON CRAWLEY HOSPITAL,SUSSEX. JANUARY-MAY 1989.                                                   

11) ASSOCIATE SPECIALIST IN CARE OF THE ELDERLY WITHYBUSH HOSPITAL, HAVERFORDWEST,DYFED,WALES. JUNE 1989.                                                             

12) LOCUM SENIOR REGISTRAR AND CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN, DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE FOR THE ELDERLY WESTMINSTER HOSPITAL,LONDON. JULY - AUGUST 1989.                                             

THIS IS ONE OF THE TEACHING HOSPITALS IN LONDON WITH FACILITIES FOR MODERN INVESTIGATIONS.IT COVERS A SIZEABLE NUMBER OF PATIENTS,INCLUDING THE ELDERLY.THE GERIATRIC DEPARTMENT IS ACTIVE WITH BOTH MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE AND CHRONIC MEDICAL PROBLEMS OF THE ELDERLY.                                                                                     

HERE I WAS INVOLVED IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS ADMITTED ON TOTHE WARDS,ALSO IN OUT-PATIENTS AND THE DAY HOSPITAL. I PARTICIPATED IN CLINICAL MEETINGS, TEACHING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS,REGISTRARS AND RESIDENTS.                                                        

13) REGISTRAR IN MEDICINE FOR THE ELDERLY, NORTH MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL, LONDON , OCTOBER 1989- JANUARY 1990.                                                             

14)  SENIOR REGISTRAR IN MEDICINE FOR THE ELDERLY CHARING CROSS HOSPITAL, LONDON. FEBRUARY - JULY 1990.    THIS IS A WELL-EQUIPPED TEACHING HOSPITAL WITH ALL THE SOPHISTICATED INVESTIGATIONS. THE DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE FOR THE ELDERLY IS A PART OF THE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT, CONSISTING OF CHEST MEDICINE,GENERAL MEDICINE,DIABETES, ENDOCRINOLOGY,NEUROLOGY,GASTROENTEROLGY,AND CARDIALOGY,WITH EASY ACCESS FOR INVESTIGATIONS FOR ELDERLYMEDICAL ADMISSIONS,CONTINUING CARE FOR THE ELDERLY, REHABILITATION DAY HOSPITAL,WEEKLY CLINICAL MEETINGS,JOURNAL CLUB AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY MEETINGS.                                                                                 

15) SENIOR LECTURER AND CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN,DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE, WESTMINSTER HOSPITAL LONDON,AUGUST 1990 - AUGUST 1992.                                                               

THIS IS ONE OF THE LONDON TEACHING HOSPITALS WITH MORDERN AND SOPHISTICATTED INVESTIGATIONS.THE DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE DEALS WITH INVESTIGATIONS IN THE TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE AND CHRONIC MEDICAL PROBLEMS.IE, OUT-PATIENTS(WARDS, CCU AND ITU)WITH ALL FACILITIES FOR INVESTIGATIONS IN CARDIOLOGY,GASTROENTEROGY CHEST MEDICINE AND NEUROLOGY.                                                                           

16) LOCUM CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN IN DISBETES AND ENDOCRINOLOGY, NORFOLD & NORWICH DISTRICT HOSPITAL,NOEWICH AND ROYAL GWENT HOSPITAL,NORPORT. SEPTEMBER- OCTOBER 1992.                                                 

17) CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN IN MEDICINE FOR THE EKDERLY QUEEN MARY’S HOSPITAL, SIDCUP,KENT.NOVEMBER 1992- AUGUST 1993.                                   

18) CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN IN DIABETES AND ENDOCRINOLOGY,NORFOLK AND NORWICH DISTRICT HOSPITAL,NORWICH,NORFOLK.SEPTEMBER 1993 - MARCH 1994.                                                   

19) CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN IN GENERAL MEDICINE AND CARDIOLOGY, PRINCESS MARGARET HOSPITAL,OKUS ROAD,SWINDON.JULY 1994 - AUGUST 1994.                                              

20) CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN IN DIABETES,ENDOCRINOLOGY AND GENERAL MEDICINE,RORAL UNITED HOSPITAL,COMBE PARK,BATH. DECEMBER 1994 - MAY 1995.                                                         

21) CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN IN GENERAL MEDICINE, WALSGRAVE HOSPITAL,CONVENTRY, MARCH 1995 - MAY 1995.                                                                                                                                         

22) CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN IN DIABETES, ENDOCRINOLOGY AND GENERAL MEDICINE, QUEEN MARY’S HOSPITAL,SIDCUP,KENT.JUNE 1995 - NOVEMBER 1995.                                                       

23) CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN IN DIABETES,ENDROCRINOLOGY AND GENERAL MEDICINE, SOUTHEND HOSPITAL,WESTCLIFF ON SEA,ESSEX SSO 0RY.DECEMBER 1995.                                                      

24) LOCUM CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN IN DIABETES AND ENDROCRINOLOGY & GENERAL MEDICINE, NOV - DEC, 2001, DEPARTMENT OF DIABETES,JEMES COOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, MARTON ROAD,CLEVELAND, MEDDLES BOROUGH.                                                                                           

25) LOCUM CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN IN DIABETES AND ENDROCRINOLOGY - SOUTHEND GENERAL HOSPITAL, SOUTHEND ON SEA - ESSEX, 3RD AUGUST - 31ST AUGUST,2002.                                

26) LOCUM CONSULTANT DIABETES & GENERAL MEDICINE - ST. MARY’S HOSPITAL ISLE OF WIGHT FROM 1ST SEPTEMBER TO 7TH OCTOBER,2002.         

27) LOCUM CONSULTANT DIABETES & ENDOCRINOLOGIST - ROYAL WOLVERTON HOSPITAL, NEW CROSS FROM JULY,2004 TO AUG. 2004.               

28) LOCUM CONSULTANT DIABETES,ENDOCRINOLOGY & GENERAL MEDICINE - DIANA PRINCES OF WALES HASPITAL,GRIMSBY FROM AUG, 2005 TO SEP. 2005.                                           

29) CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN IN DIABETES, ENDOCRINOLOGY AND GENERAL MEDICINE- AMRI HOSPITALS,KOLKATA,INDIA.JULY 1996 TO DATE.               

THIS IS A NEWLY BUILT HOSPITAL WITH SPECIALTIES FOR MORDERN,SOPHISTICATED INVESTIGATIONS AND MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH DIFFERENT BRANCHES OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY,OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY,TREATING A SIZEABLE POPULATION IN THE LOCALITY.THE DIABETIC DEPARTMENT COMPRISES OF THREE CONSULTANT PHYSICIANS,INCLUDING MYSELF,AND DIABETIC SISTERS AND DIETITIANS,INVOLVED WITH DAY-TO-DAY MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES INCLUDING RETINAL SCREENING,URINE FOR MICRO ALBUMIN UREA AND BLOOD SUGAR TESTING AND DIETARY ADVICE AND EDUCATION TO THE PARTIENTS.                                                                                 

I ALSO RUN AN ENDOCRINOLOGY CLINIC AND GENERAL MEDICAL CLINIC IN THIS HOSPITAL.                                                                                                                                            

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