Ambrish Mithal
Born29 March 1958
Lucknow, India
Alma materGSVM Medical College
  • Endocrinologist
  • Diabetologist
Years active27
Known forEndocrinology
Websiteweb site

Ambrish Mithal is an Indian endocrinologist and diabetologist.[1][2] He secured MBBS from GSVM Medical College, master's degree (DM) from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. Then he worked at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow[3] and, later, at Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi[4] before joining Medanta the Medicity as Chairman, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes[4][1] where he worked from 2009 to 2019. Subsequently, he joined Max Health Care where he is the chairman and head of Endocrinology and Diabetes department.[5][6]

Mithal, who has published a number of articles in the field of endocrinology in journals,[7][8] was honoured by the Government of India in 2015 with Padma Bhushan, the third highest Indian civilian award, for his outstanding contribution to the field of medicine.[9][10] In September 2020, Mithal became the first Indian to be chosen for the Laureate Award for International Excellence in Endocrinology (2021) by the Endocrine Society (US).[11][12] Mithal was awarded the International Osteoporosis Foundation President's award in March 2016.[13] In March 2017, Mithal was awarded the Dr. B. C. Roy Award by the President of India (for the year 2015) for his contribution to the development of endocrinology in India.[14][15] He is also a recipient of the Fogarty Fellowship of Harvard Medical School (1992-93), JICA fellowship (1996), Boy Frame Award of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (2004), IOF Amgen Health Professionals Award (2005) and the Indian Medical Association Academy of Medical Sciences Award (2007).[3] He is also a fellow of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.[16]

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  1. ^ a b "ND TV". ND TV. 2015. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Dr Ambrish Mithal -". Retrieved 30 December 2023.
  3. ^ a b "Dr Ambrish Mithal – ISBMR". Retrieved 30 December 2023.
  4. ^ a b "Sehat". Sehat. 2015. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Dr. Ambrish Mithal - Endocrinology & Diabetes". Retrieved 30 December 2023.
  6. ^ "APCO Clinical Case Discussion Platform (CCDP)". APCO. Retrieved 31 December 2023.
  7. ^ "Search Results : Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism". Retrieved 30 December 2023.
  8. ^ Search Results for author Mithal A on PubMed.
  9. ^ "This Year's Padma Awards announced". Ministry of Home Affairs. 25 January 2015. Archived from the original on 28 January 2015. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  10. ^ "India Medical Times". India Medical Times. 26 January 2015. Archived from the original on 23 April 2017. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  11. ^ "Noted Indian Doctor Ambrish Mithal Wins Global Honour". 12 March 2021. Retrieved 30 December 2023.
  12. ^ Newman, Mark (4 March 2021). "Meet the 2021 Laureates: Ambrish Mithal, MD, DM". Endocrine News. Retrieved 30 December 2023.
  13. ^ "President's Awards - International Osteoporosis Foundation". Retrieved 30 December 2023.
  14. ^ "B C Roy Award 2015" (PDF). 30 December 2023.
  15. ^ Singhania, Meghna A. (28 March 2017). "President of India Presents Dr BC Roy Awards for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016". Retrieved 30 December 2023.
  16. ^ "2021 Class of Fellows". American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. 22 June 2021. Retrieved 31 December 2023.