Dr J Muthukrishnan MD (Medicine), DNB (Medicine), DNB (Endocrinology)



Hospital Affiliation

Command Hospital, Chandigarh
Command Hospital, Chandigarh


Medical Council of India

Current Position

Consultant Endocrinologist at Command Hospital, Chandigarh

Medical Education

1. 10th Asia-Pacific Pediatric Endocrine Society  Fellows meeting, Seoul, Korea, Oct 2008
2. Eighth ICMR Course on Genetics and Genetic Counseling – Jul 2008 – SGPGI, Lucknow
3. Annual Certificate Course on Endocrinological Laboratory Techniques at National Institute of Nutrition (ICMR) Hyderabad,India, ( Aug-Sep 2006) 
Fellowship: Endocrinology, Diplomate of National Board, National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2008, Medwin Hospital, Hyderabad
Senior Residency: Diplomate of National Board (General Medicine), National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2002
Residency: MD, General Medicine, 1997-2000, Armed Forces Medical College, 2nd position in University
Medical School: MBBS, Armed Forces Medical College, 1992

Awards & Honors

Presentations in Conferences:

1. “Congenital Central Hypothyroidism” in 10th Asia-Pacific Pediatric Endocrine Society  Fellows meeting, Seoul, Korea, Oct 2008
2. “Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion for type 2 diabetes mellitus in pregnancy” in RSSDI , Hyderabad, Nov 2008  
3. “Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Associated Conditions” in ESICON Jaipur, India, Nov 2006.
4. “Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis in Primary Hyperparathyroidism” in 3rd National Conference of ISBMR and 1st conference of South Asian Society for Bone and Mineral Research(SASBMR), New Delhi, Sep 2007.
5. “Thyroxine supplementation for Subclinical hypothyroidism benefits pregnancy outcomes irrespective of thyroid autoimmunity status” in ESICON 2007, Tirupati, Nov 2007.
6. “Heat Stroke: Our Experience in the Armed Forces” in National Environmental Medicine Conference, Pune, Sep 2005


1. Asia-Pacific Pediatric Endocrine Society (APPES)
2. The Endocrine Society (USA)
3. American College of Endocrinology (ACE) 
4. Endocrine Society of India
6. Indian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE)
7. Indian Thyroid Society (ITS)
8. Association of Physicians of India

Sub-Specialty Interest


Bone metabolism



Dr. Muthukrishnan has over a decade of experience as an Internal Medicine specialist. He has over four years of experience as an Endocrinologist and is at present a consult Endocrinologist at Command Hospital, Chandigarh in Indian Army. 

He has numerous papers and presentations to his name. His areas of interest include Thyroid, Bone metabolism and Diabetes. 

Latest Publications: 
1. Emphysematous pyelonephritis, Ind J Nephrol 2012
2. Pregnancy Outcomes with Thyroxine Replacement for Subclinical Hypothyroidism: Role of Thyroid Autoimmunity. Indian J Endocr Metab 2012.
3. Diabetes mellitus in the young: Gliptins or sulfonylurea after metformin?. Indian J Endocr Metab 2012
4. An Unusual cause of Polyuria. Indian J Endocr Metab 2012
5. Pituitary tumor that wasn’t. Endocr Prac 2011
6. Nerve, muscle or bone disease? Look before you leap. Singapore Med J. 2009
7. Clinical profile of distal renal tubular acidosis. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2011
8. Alendronate therapy in polyostotic fibrous dysplasia presenting with pathologic fracture. Am J Orthop  2011
9. Congenital Central Hypothyroidism due to TSHB gene mutation. Indian J Pediatr
10. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Endocr Prac. 2009
11. Symptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism: a retrospective analysis of fifty one cases from a single centre. JAPI
12. Inherited renal tubular defects with hypokalemia. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2009
13. Distal renal tubular acidosis due to primary hyperparathyroidism. Endocr Pract 2008
14. Bone Tumor or Brown tumor? Endocr Pract 2008
15. Premicroalbuminuria in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Metabolic Risk Marker. Endocr Pract, 2008
16. Hypoxic-Ishemic brain Injury. Endocr Pract, 2008
17. Increase in Bone Mass after Vitamin D replacement: Can We Ignore Regression to Mean?. Endocr Pract 2008
18. Pregnancy predisposes to Rhabdomyolysis due to Hypokalemia Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2010

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