Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}
Book
Call
Dr. Hema T - Endocrinologist, Bangalore

Dr. Hema T

MBBS, MS, DNB (General Surgery), Diploma in Basic Laparoscopic Surgery (DBLS)...

Endocrinologist, Bangalore

27 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Dr. Hema T MBBS, MS, DNB (General Surgery), Diploma in Basic Laparos... Endocrinologist, Bangalore
27 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Submit Feedback
Report Issue
Get Help
Feed
Services

Personal Statement

To provide my patients with the highest quality care using latest advancements and up-to-date health care technologies, as appropriate....more
To provide my patients with the highest quality care using latest advancements and up-to-date health care technologies, as appropriate.
More about Dr. Hema T
Dr. T. Hema is an Advanced Laparoscopic, Bariatric (weight loss) and Metabolic (for diabetes), Breast and Endocrine Surgeon currently working as the senior consultant surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore, since 2009. In a career spanning over 22 years, the majority of it in a high volume teaching hospital in Mumbai, she has performed well over 16000 laparoscopic and open surgical procedures. These include: Whole range of Bariatric/ Metabolic surgeries like Sleeve gastrectomy, Gastric bypass, Gastric band, ileal interposition and other procedures, Laparoscopic/ Single Incision Laparoscopic (SILS) Gastrointestinal and solid organ surgeries like gastrectomy, resection anastomosis of small intestine, colectomies for cancer and non- cancer conditions, hepatobiliary surgeries including cholecystectomy, Bile duct explorations, hepaticodochojejunostomy, lateral pancreatojejunostomy, splenectomy, emergency GI procedures for bleeding, perforation, obstruction, trauma, appendicectomy, etc, All types of mastectomies, microdochectomies and other breast surgical procedures for cancer and benign conditions, Endocrine surgeries like all types of thyroidectomies, parathyroidectomies (including MIP) and adrenalectomy, General Surgical procedures for all types of simple and complex hernias, perianal disorders, inguinoscrotal disorders, etc. She completed her basic and advanced laparoscopic training from the prestigious GEM hospital, Coimbatore under the expert guidance of the world famous Dr. C. Palanivelu. She was accepted for and completed her extensive, hands-on Bariatric/ Metabolic surgical training from 2 of the best centres in the world – Cleveland Clinic, Florida where she worked with the dynamic Dr. Raul Rosenthal, and then at the Centre for Obesity and Diabetes Surgery (CODS) at Mumbai where she was trained by Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala. She has experience with hundreds of cases of Lap Band, Sleeve gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Duodenal switch (BPD-DS), duodenojejunal bypass, re –do bariatric surgery, etc. from this dedicated training. In addition, she is one of the few surgeons trained and performing Ileal interposition surgery for cure of Diabetes Mellitus, after training with Dr. Ugale (India’s first pioneer of this technique) at Kirloskar Hospital, Hyderabad. She has completed Fellowship training in Robotic and Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery from Korea University Anam Hospital, Seoul, South Korea, under the guidance of the world renowned Professor Seon Hahn Kim.M She also received advanced specialised training in Breast and Endocrine Surgeries from India’s first dedicated endocrine and breast post graduate course and department at SGPGI, Lucknow under the pioneering and visionary surgeon Dr. S.K. Mishra. She is trained in Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS; stood third in the exam). She was formerly working as faculty in an 1800 bedded public hospital in Mumbai – KEM Hospital, initially as a lecturer, then as Associate Professor and Head of Unit in Dept of Surgery.

Info

Education
MBBS - Mumbai University - 1990
MS - Mumbai University - 1995
DNB (General Surgery) - National Board of Examinations, New Delhi - 1996
...more
Diploma in Basic Laparoscopic Surgery (DBLS) - GEM Hospital, Coimbatore - 2003
Diploma in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery (DALS) - GEM Hospital, Coimbatore - 2004
Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (FMAS) - Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI) - 2007
Fellowship In Minimally Invasive metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FMIMBS) - Cleveland Clinic, Florida - 2007
Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FMIMBS) - Centre for Obesity and Diabetes Surgey (CODS, Mumbai) - 2008
Fellowship in Robotic and Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (FRLCRS) - Anam University, Seoul, South Korea - 2010
Languages spoken
English
Gujarati
Hindi
...more
Kannada
Marathi
Tamil
Awards and Recognitions
National Merit Scholarship, Karnataka University – S.S.C. Board.
National Merit Scholarship, University of Mumbai – H.S.C. Board

Location

Book Clinic Appointment

Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore

Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore 154/11, Opp, I.I.M, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560076Bangalore Get Directions
500 at clinic
...more

Sri Vaishnavi Heart and Multispecaility Clinic

No. 1206, 16th Main (Udupi Garden Road), 2nd Stage, BTM layoutBangalore Get Directions
500 at clinic
...more
View All

Services

View All Services

Submit Feedback

Submit a review for Dr. Hema T

Your feedback matters!
Write a Review

Feed

Nothing posted by this doctor yet. Here are some posts by similar doctors.

I am a diabetic patient for last 16 years and I have been under medical treatment with alopathic medicines and insulin. Would you recommend me to take Ayurvedic formulations (e. G. Baidyanath's MADHUMEHARI and those advertised in TV chhanels) available in market?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am a diabetic patient for last 16 years and I have been under medical treatment with alopathic medicines and insuli...
No ..Never..why do u want to switchover..allopathic medicines are best for managing diabetes...at every stage
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Planning a Baby

Panchkula & Delhi
Mother and Child Care, Panchkula
Planning a Baby

Becoming a parent is the most cherishing moment in a couple's life, hence it is important to ensure that both the mother and the baby are healthy. In today's world lot of factors like environmental, socio-economic, lifestyle associated, and addictions such as smoking and alcohol affect the health of both men and women. If the parents have ill health or unhealthy lifestyle practices, the same can complicate matters and also cause infertility.

Prenatal Counseling: Today's life, especially in the metro cities, is fast and becoming more stressful. Pregnancy is a period when the health of the baby is directly dependent on the health of the mother and father. Also during the early phase of pregnancy the development of a baby inside the womb is very rapid and is the base for its future. Preconception counseling helps parents to understand and identify the different factors affecting the growth of the baby along with the modifications or complete illumination of these factors (if possible) to maintain the healthy development of the baby and the health of the mother as well.

Hence preconception counseling is a good initiative towards a healthy outcome. It not only guides the parent about the healthy lifestyle but also helps to find out the genetic factors causing any malformation or medical conditions, affecting the baby- the mother- the whole family through an emotional, psychological, social and economic point of view. It helps the parents to understand the condition, its future consequences so that they are able to take informed decisions.

The Prenatal Counseling Guides About:

  • The right height and weight as per the BMI. This highlights the right attributes needed for conception
  • Blood pressure to check any abnormality
  • Medical history - whether they have had any medical treatment for any particular disease. If yes, then what are the medications? They check whether these are safe medications for pregnancy or not. The doctors then alter them accordingly to avoid any harmful effect on pregnancy.
  • Abdominal & pelvic examination to rule out any abnormality
  • Rubella screening- It is important to have a vaccine. As Rubella causes abortions or congenital birth defects in baby.
  • Varicella screening to assess any chances of future abnormalities
  • Depression screening as its medication are harmful for the baby & also if mother is not prepared for pregnancy then the outcome is usually affected.
  • Blood tests like urine analysis, complete blood count, sugar, blood group & tests for -STDS (HIV, VDRL), Hepatitis B, thyroid dysfunction
  • The importance of well-balanced nutritional diet and how to opt it
  • The change or modification in the lifestyle to reduce stress
  • Exercise and its benefits
  • Any family history of any disease like Haemophilia and the steps towards it
  • Quitting alcohol and smoking as they have adverse effects on the growth and development of baby
  • Any kind of drug addiction having ill effect on the health of both mother and baby

Thus prenatal counseling in planning a baby is a step towards ensuring a healthy outcome.

4044 people found this helpful

I am diabetic & take regularly medicines. Please advice me better health care against diabetes.

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
Bitter gourd, also known as bitter melon, can be helpful for controlling diabetes due to its blood glucose lowering effects. It tends to influence the glucose metabolism all over your body rather than a particular organ or tissue. It helps increase pancreatic insulin secretion and prevents insulin resistance. Thus, bitter gourd is beneficial for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. However, it cannot be used to entirely replace insulin treatment? drink some bitter gourd juice on an empty stomach each morning. First remove the seeds of two to three bitter gourds and use a juicer to extract the juice. Add some water and then drink it. Follow this treatment daily in the morning for at least two months? also, you can include one dish made of bitter gourd daily in your diet. Any querries inform me.
5 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 45 years old but I worked software for 2 years for a development in my life and I did hard work and to my disappoint ,there was a lay off in the job and and couldn't stop my interest because I wanted to earn I learnt all automation testing tool and I became diabetic as when was working a sedentary and was eating hotels during and have blood pressure and I am divorce woman but I don't money but want to earn so learn everything now I am not able to smile before I was very happy and I have lost my happiness and did not have any change so I am vexed and became obese and now 68 kg my question I can't be lively and happy and even I am not able to speak as before. Could diabetes be eradicated if wt is reduced I want answer to cope up my disappointment>

General Physician,
I am 45 years old but I worked software for 2 years for a development in my life and I did hard work and to my disapp...
Dear lybrate-user, Your life history that you briefly mentioned is interesting. I can understand the frustrations in life due which you try to be everywhere, do everything at the cost of your health and eventually look for competitive appreciation which in your case is not favored. But don't worry! Life is all about learning and teaching. These failures help you to win the race for tomorrow. This is the time you prioritize what you are looking for. This is the time for you to focus on what you like the most and do that. This is the time for you to loudly express your feelings and smile till your ears. I can help you break the inhibitions which are preventing you from doing this. This will not be as simple as we say it, but IT IS POSSIBLE. The only thing I expect from you is toTRUST me.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

What could be the consequences if a diabetic person of 65 years of age has gone into hypoglycemia indicated by heavy sweating at 3 AM and is not able to get up at 5:30 AM in a routine manner? On waking him up he behaves in an absent-minded person and uncontrolled childish manner. What should be done in such situation?

MBBS & Post Graduate Course in Diabetology, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), CCEBDM
Endocrinologist, Bangalore
Please put sugar powder/glucon-D sublingual and give him sugar syrup and immediately take him to the hospital
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 30 yrs old single woman. I have hypothyroidism. I am on medication (currently on thyronorm 100mcg) for last 11-12 yrs. I have irregular periods & it lasts for 2-3 days. I was diagnosed with pcos & was given metformin 500. Currently I am not taking metformin. Can you suggest me what should I do?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 30 yrs old single woman. I have hypothyroidism. I am on medication (currently on thyronorm 100mcg) for last 11-1...
Go for walk daily . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Drink more water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. You can take Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help,
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Infertile men more prone to diabetes

MD
Sexologist, Srinagar
Infertile men more prone to diabetes
Infertile men more prone to diabetes

Men diagnosed with the fertility related issues or infertility are more susceptible to type 2 diabetes according to recently published study.

The study recommends routine visits of such patients for check-up. The rates of infertility among men are rising due to changing lifestyle, dietary habits, stress and other physiological factors.

The scientists have been studying the associated factors for infertility. Now for the first time scientists have studied the effects of infertility on general ailments.

The scientists from stanford university, school of medicine conducted the study which showed that patients diagnosed with infertility have a greater risk of developing other conditions such as ischemic heart disease, type 2 diabetes compared to fertile men.

The scientists conducted retrospective study in which they assessed the medical records of over 1, 15, 000 men filed between 2001 and 2009.

The scientists scrutinized the men's medical visits before and after fertility testing to determine what health complications they developed in the years after fertility evaluations. They compared general health conditions of men with infertility diagnoses to men without the diagnoses and to men who underwent vasectomy.
The results of the study showed that the infertile men had higher rates of most diseases the researchers had shortlisted.

The scientists found that the infertile men had higher rates of diabetes even when the results were adjusted for the obesity. They found similar results for ischemic heart diseases.

The scientists have wished to expand their research to check physiological relationships between these conditions. Meanwhile, scientists have recommended that infertile men should regularly undergo health check-ups in order to prevent of onset of these conditions.
1 person found this helpful

Due to weight increase I am becoming diabetic more and sweet is my favourite dish what should I do.

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
Sexologist, Sri Ganganagar
Due to weight increase I am becoming diabetic more and sweet is my favourite dish what should I do.
Please decrease your weight by principle of small frequent meal balanced food and brisk walking. Please don't take sweetish.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

How To Prevent Diabetes?

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicines and Surgery(BAMS), Post Graduation Diploma in Emergency Medicines And Services(PGDEMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
How To Prevent Diabetes?

Diabetes patients should make a habit of eating cucumber regularly, it is very helpful in preventing and curing diabetes.

3 people found this helpful

I am suffering from type 2 Diabetis since 25 years from age 30 and now on 4 times insulin Is there treatment in Ayurveda and its duration?

Vaidya Visharad
Sexologist, Narnaul
Dear, Diabetes is often called the silent killer. Diabetes, is a metabolic disease in which sugar does not get metabolized properly in the body. This means that the blood sugar levels continue to be high, threatening the normal functioning of the body. According to Ayurveda There are 20 forms of Diabetes : 4 are due to Vata, 6 result from Pitta, and 10 are caused by Kapha. But Diabetes (MADHUMEHA) is.Mainly kapha dosha disease. Poorly managed diabetes can lead to a host of long-term complications like :- Heart attacks, Strokes, Blindness, Nerve damage, Amputation of Limb. Impotency in men.Visit us at www.Malhotraayurveda.Com
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 48 years old women I am suffering from diabetes my sugar level up 250 what I can do?

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
I am 48 years old women I am suffering from diabetes my sugar level up 250 what I can do?
Go for a walk in the morning at least for 5km avoid sugar rich foods. Avoid heavy food at a time. Start with some safe medications such as metformin.
3 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 25 years unmarried I have thyroid 6.7 now it is high or low and I am taking 50 mcg tablets please tell thyroid diet for me in future I will get pregnancy.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. TSH 6.7 mU/L with thyroxine treatment is high. Because on treatment it should be maintained between 3 to 4 mU/L, with that all the symptoms are in check. If hypothyroidism is not well controlled, then it does lead to sub-fertility or infertility. Therefore, it is essential to achieve a strict control when a lady wants to be pregnant. TSH should be preferably around 2 mU/L before conception. Plus there are specific values given for each trimester which should be maintained. Thanks.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My dad is a diabetic patient. He has seborrhoea on is head. From few days he is having problem in his left leg .he says the pain comes and goes. Because of it he is unable to walk sometimes. He complains he feels weak sometimes because of it. Is this because of seborrhoea. What should be done?

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
Sexologist, Sri Ganganagar
My dad is a diabetic patient. He has seborrhoea on is head. From few days he is having problem in his left leg .he sa...
It is due peripheral- neuritis. Take methylcobalmin like nerve up tablet and ultracet tablet. Physiotherapy help.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Dear doctor,l am from bangalore. I'm a type 1 diabetes since I have 7 years. In my previous days I taken my medicines are irregularly. But presently I taken a medicine which the name of huminsulin 50 /50.Regularly I taken a insulin still now. My blood sugar level is now 143.And the urine sugar level is 284.I'm suffering the irritation if pain of whole my body. I'm getting tired. Can't sleep and eat properly. Please advise the medicine and advises doctor please.

M.B;B.S, P.G.(FAMILY MEDICINE), D.O.H.
General Physician, Hyderabad
Unless the doctor &patient mutually coordinate the management of Type-1 / type-2 diabetes.Patients who are on insulin should be very careful in the diet &medical management,failing which we have to face irreversible serious complications.You wrote urine sugar 284 it could be PPBS.All your complaints are due to diabetic neuropathy. So consult a good diabetologist,show him the previous test reports and details of medicines used,then he can help.Treatment is not over with single visit,you have to visit once in a month and both of you should discuss the prognosis

I am 55 year old I am a diabetic patient for last 10 year. I am facing erection problem can you suggest some remedies.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 55 year old I am a diabetic patient for last 10 year. I am facing erection problem can you suggest some remedies.
Mr. Lybrate-user, diabetes mellitus affects small blood vessels, so affects erectile function in many people. Especially if blood sugar is not well controlled. So primary requirement is to have excellent sugar control with fasting closer to 100 mg and pp 150 to 160 mg and hba1c% <7. If this not maintained for long time, then ed is bound to develop. Apart from tight sugar control there are certain drugs called as pde- v inhibitors which have been able to help overcoming this difficulty.
6 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have thyroid for last 7 years of not get in control what should I do? I am using thyrox 175mg.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Eating in hypothyroidism as iodine -rich meals, banana, intake at least 8 glass of water in day. eat more fiber rich foods, coconut oil, green tea, tyrosine -rich foods, low fat milk, avoid soya - products, go for walk daily, do exercises---yoga. it help in reducing over weight also .or you can do pvt. Consultation on lybrate.com .
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have diabetes for 8 years and suffer from PME. What is the remedy in Ayurvedic?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I have diabetes for 8 years and suffer from PME.
What is the remedy in Ayurvedic?
First thing you should do is to get rid off anxiety and stress as those are main offenders in many.You can try any of the following methods.You can do squeeze and stop technique.You can stimulate your partner to maximum before getting yourself stimulated.You can deviate your thought to something nonsexual when you about to near ejaculation.You can put on a condom or condom with anesthetic which will decrease the excessive stimulation on penis and there by prevent premature ejaculation.If all these not helping then you can approach a Psychiatrist for behavioral therapy.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Ask 10'll get an answer right down the middle so I'll ask on here. I know with Peri and menopause sugar isn't it's not good in general for anyone and you always hear watch your caffeine (because of hormones) So, which is chocolate or milk.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Ask 10'll get an answer right down the middle so I'll ask on here. I know with Peri and menopause sugar isn't it's no...
We need to control sugar levels with medication exercise and following a diabetic diet and drink only cows milk to remain healthy
Submit FeedbackFeedback
View All Feed

Near By Doctors

92%
(515 ratings)

Dr. K Sridhar

MBBS & Post Graduate Course in Diabetology, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), CCEBDM, Certificate course in management of Thyroid disorders-CCMTD
Endocrinologist
Modern Family Doctor, 
260 at clinic
Book Appointment

Dr. Priya Mani

MBBS, Fellowship in Diabetology
Endocrinologist
Motherhood - Indiranagar, 
0 at clinic
Book Appointment