Kirthi Raju

  • Gender:
  • Female
  • Qualification:
  • MBBS,MD,DM(Rheumatology)
  • Languages spoken:
  • English,Hindi,Malayalam,TAmil,Telugu
  • Nationality:
  • Indian
  • Emirate:
  • Dubai
  • City:
  • Dubai
  • About me:
  • I am Consultant Rheumatologist at the Medcare orthopedic and spine hospital, Aster hospital and Aster medical center .I started my Rheumatology practice 13 years before. I did my Post Doctoral training (DM) in Rheumatology from Madras Medical College which is one of the reputed institutions in India. I graduated(MBBS) in 1995 followed by post graduation in internal medicine (MD) between 1996 and 1999. I worked as Assistant professor in Internal Medicine before my Rheumatology training. After completion of my rheumatology training I joined the Department of rheumatology &Internal medicine, Royal Hospital, Muscat.Subsequently I worked as full time consultant at Global health city, Part time consultant at Fortis Chennai and Sri Ramachandra medical college hospital .
  • Board certification:
  • Specialty Certificate in Rheumatology,Federation of Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom &The British Society of Rheumatology(2015) DM (Rheumatology )2008
  • Education:
  • DM(Doctorate in Medicine) (Rheumatology )Equivalent to Ph.D. or fellowship program-Government General Hospital, Madras Medical College, Madras, India, affiliated to The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai, India MD (Master’s Degree in Internal medicine)-Equivalent to the Residency program-The Rajaji Govt. Hospital. Madurai Medical college. Madurai.The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University. INDIA M.B.B.S (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery)(including one year internship)-Kottayam Medical college, Mahatma Gandhi university,Kottayam, Kerala. India
  • Areas interest:
  • • Inflammatory arthritis - rheumatoid arthritis, seronegative arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout. • Connective tissue disease-systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE),vasculitis, scleroderma and Raynauds disease, polymyositis and Sjogren’s syndrome • Osteoarthritis and osteoporosis • Ultrasound guided treatments. • Biologics in the management of Rheumatic diseases.
  • Specialties:
  • Rheumatology