Department of Endocrinology is situated in the center for Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism which is a 4 storey facility located in the UCMS-GTBH complex. The Centre for Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism has been created as a center of excellence to provide super-speciality services in this area.
Its aim is to provide state of the art & modern referral services to all the hospitals, dispensaries and clinics under the Govt. of NCT of Delhi in the areas of Diabetes, Obesity, Thyroid, Pituitary and other Endocrine and Metabolic disorders. It would address all aspects of Diabetes & Endocrine care under one roof. The mandate for center for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism as approved includes:
To provide a state of the art referral superspeciality care in diabetes, endocrine & metabolic diseases under one roof.
To provide matching diagnostic facilities with fully equipped modern diagnostic laboratories.
To facilitate pioneering research in the field of diabetes and endocrinology that can lead to a better understanding of these disorders and help in development of newer treatments.
To record and manage data with respect to all the above diseases in order to track them and know their trends and guide policy.
To strengthen the teaching of postgraduate students of medicine in the institution at UCMS-GTBH complex and to undertake super-specialty training in endocrinology by starting DM courses.
The diabetes care programme at the center is being provided on the lines of leading world class facilities like Joslin’s diabetes center and other advanced diabetes centers in India and includes intensive management of diabetes and related problems.