Worked in Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and in Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand.
Worked in Department of Endocrinology, Madras Medical College, Chennai
Awards and Achievements
First Prize in Endocrine Quiz in Amrita Institute of medical Sciences, 2013
AV Gandhi award for excellence in Endocrinology (Best Clinical Accumen) 2014
ISPAD award for Clinical Fellowship 2014
First Rank – All India DM Endocrinology Examination 2010 Research - during DM endocrinology
Best Doctor Award - Endocrinology - Tamilnadu Directorate of Medical Services
Residential program (submitted to AIIMS, New Delhi) Project 1: Effect of oral administration of probiotic preparation VSL#3 on the metabolic control in individuals with type-1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM); a randomized, double- blind, placebo controlled trial – A pilot study Project 2: Childhood Obesity in India: a multi-centre study on its measurement and determinants – ICMR PROJECT
Research and Publications
Ramkumar S. Bilateral thecoma presenting as premenopausal hirsutism: Laproscopic removal.
Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Dec;17(Suppl 3):S662-4. Read in Pubmed at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24910832
Ramkumar S. Type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and youth.
Indian J Pediatr. 2013 Mar;80 Suppl 1:S87-94.Read in Pubmed at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23430571
Shabir I, Marumudi E, Ramkumar. 5 α-Reductase Type 2 Deficiency - Response to Dihydrotestosterone Gel: Correspondence.
Indian J Pediatr. 2014 Sep;81(9):984. Read in Pubmed at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24052182
Ramkumar S. Ectopic insulin secreting neuroendocrine tumor of kidney with recurrent hypoglycemia: a diagnostic dilemma. BMC Endocr Disord. 2014 Apr 17;14:36. Read in Pubmed at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24741994
Ramkumar S. Stromal Leydig Cell Hyperplasia Presenting As Virilising Ovarian Mass in Post-Menopausal Woman. Endocrine Abstracts. Female Reproductive Endocrinology II. June 2014. Read online at http://press.endocrine.org/doi/abs/10.1210/endo-meetings.2014.RE.8.SUN-0019
Ramkumar S. Sexual precocity with pituitary macroadenoma and bilateral multicystic ovaries - a case report. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2013, 2013(Suppl 1):P200. Read online at http://www.ijpeonline.com/content/2013/S1/P200
Ramkumar S. Early initiation of insulin in a child with T2DM and clinical course - a case report International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2013, 2013(Suppl 1):P26. Read online at http://www.ijpeonline.com/content/2013/S1/P26Ramkumar S. Precocious puberty and ovarian tumors – 2 case report. International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology 2013, 2013(Suppl 1):P80. Read online at http://www.ijpeonline.com/content/2013/S1/P80
Ramkumar S. Genu valgum and primary hyperparathyroidism in children. Int J Case Rep Images 2014;5(6):401–407.
Read online at http://www.ijcasereportsandimages.com/archive/2014/006-2014-ijcri/CS-10041-06-2014-ramkumar/index.php
Praveen PA, Kumar SR, Tandon N. Type 2 diabetes in youth in South Asia. Curr Diab Rep. 2015 Feb;15(2):571.
Read online at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25620404
Published abstracts (Conference proceedings):
Presentation in national Endocrine conference: (ESICON 2010) titled “profile of autoimmune hypothyroidism in T1DM in children <12yrs”
Poster Presentation in national Paediatric Endocrine conference: (ISPAE 2011) titled “Juvenile granulosa cell tumor presenting as precocious puberty– a case report”
Poster Presentation in APPES Conference 2012 titled“Early initiation of Insulin in a child with T2DM and clinical course”
Poster Presentation in APPES Conference 2012 titled “Precocious Puberty and Ovarian Tumors – 2 Case Reports”
Poster Presentation in APPES Conference 2012 titled “Sexual Precocity with Pituitary Macroadenoma and Bilateral Multicystic Ovaries - A Case Report”
How high is tsh in central hypothyroidism? Accepted as poster aace meeting 2014
Growth hormone therapy in a child with germinoma: a fatal case report accepted as poster aace meeting 2014 9. Teriparatide treatment (pre-surgical versus post-surgical) in the outcome of atypical femur fracture. accepted as poster aace meeting 2014
Stromal leydig cell hyperplasia presenting as virilsing ovarian mass in post-menopausal woman- accepted as poster The Endocrine Society meeting
Review article on “what’s new in Neonatal Resuscitation?” in Indian Journal of Practical Pediatrics 2009
Review article on “Type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and youth.. Indian J Pediatr. 2013.
Correspondence on “5 a-Reductase Type 2 Deficiency - Response to Dihydrotestosterone Gel:” Indian J Pediatr. 2013
Brief Communication: Bilateral thecoma presenting as premenopausal hirsutism: Laparoscopic removal. Indian J Endocr Metab 2013
Genu valgum and primary hyperparathyroidism in children –in International journal of case reports and images 2014 jan
Ectopic insulin secreting neuroendocrine tumor of kidney –in BMC endocrine disorders 2014 Mar 2014, 14:36 doi:10.1186/1472-6823-14-36.
Professional Memberships and Certifications
The Endocrine Society
Endocrine Society of India (ESI)
Endocrine Society of TamilNadu (ESTN)
American Association of Clinical Endocrinology(AACE)
Life member – Indian Society of Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE),
Member – International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes(ISPAD)