Dr V Mohan

M.D., FRCP (London, Edinburgh, Glasgow & Ireland), Ph.D., D.Sc., D.Sc (Hon. Causa), FNASc, FASc, FNA, FACE, FACP, FTWAS, MACP, FRS(Edinburgh).

Dr. V. Mohan is the Chairman and Chief of Diabetology at Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre at Chennai in South India which is an IDF Centre of Excellence in Diabetes Care. Dr. Mohan oversees a chain of 50 diabetes centres across 8 states of India and has over 500,000 registered diabetes patients in his centres. He is also President and Director of the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation which is Asia’s largest stand-alone diabetes research centre.

Deeply interested in research from his undergraduate medical student days, Dr. Mohan has published over 1370 papers in peer reviewed journals and text books. This includes 900 original articles, 300 review articles and invited editorials and 170 chapters to text-books on Diabetes. His research has attracted over 139 ,000 citations and has a ‘h index’ of 139.

Dr. Mohan has trained a large number of physicians & diabetologists in addition to Nurses, Educators and received several awards including the Dr. B.C. Roy National Award by the Medical Council of India and the Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Centenary Award from the Indian Council of Medical Research. In 2018 he was conferred the Dr. Harold Rifkin Award by the American Diabetes Association. He has also been conferred FRSE from the Royal Society of Edinburgh. For his extensive contribution in the field of diabetes, in 2012 Dr. Mohan was awarded Padma Shri the fourth highest civilian award given by the Govt. of India.