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220 Best Diabetologists in Karachi

Also known as Diabetes Specialist ,ماہرِ ذیابیطس ,Diabetes Doctor and Mahir-e-ziabetus

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Dr. Sajjad Ali Khan

Endocrinologist, Consultant Physician, Diabetologist

M.B.B.S, FCPS-Medicine (Aga Khan University), Fellowship in Diabetes and Endocrinology (Aga Khan university)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
11 Years Experience
100% (112) Satisfied Satisfied

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Endocrinologist, Consultant Physician, Diabetologist

M.B.B.S, FCPS-Medicine (Aga Khan University), Fellowship in Diabetes and Endocrinology (Aga Khan university)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
11 Years Experience

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Dr. Saima Askari

Diabetologist, Internal Medicine Specialist, Endocrinologist

M.B.B.S, F.C.P.S (Medicine), F.C.P.S.

Under 15 Min Wait Time
10 Years Experience
100% (18) Satisfied Satisfied

Dr. Saima Askari

Diabetologist, Internal Medicine Specialist, Endocrinologist

M.B.B.S, F.C.P.S (Medicine), F.C.P.S.

Under 15 Min Wait Time
10 Years Experience
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Dr. Naureen Kazim

Family Physician, Hypertension Specialist, Asthma Specialist, Diabetologist

M.B.B.S., Diploma (Family Medicine)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
12 Years Experience
100% (20) Satisfied Satisfied

Dr. Naureen Kazim

Family Physician, Hypertension Specialist, Asthma Specialist, Diabetologist

M.B.B.S., Diploma (Family Medicine)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
12 Years Experience
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Dr. Nauman Zafar Khan

Rheumatologist, Family Physician, Internal Medicine Specialist, Hypertension Specialist, Consultant Physician, Diabetologist, General Physician

MBBS, MCPS, MRCGP, DTTMH, MASTMH, MRACGP, Family Medicine Residency Training Certification

Under 15 Min Wait Time
25 Years Experience
98% (149) Satisfied Satisfied

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Rheumatologist, Family Physician, Internal Medicine Specialist, Hypertension Specialist, Consultant Physician, Diabetologist, General Physician

MBBS, MCPS, MRCGP, DTTMH, MASTMH, MRACGP, Family Medicine Residency Training Certification

Under 15 Min Wait Time
25 Years Experience
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Dr. Pyar Ali Fazel

Internal Medicine Specialist, Hypertension Specialist, Asthma Specialist, Consultant Physician, Pain Management Specialist, Diabetologist, Hepatologist

MBBS, FCPS (Medicine)

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
29 Years Experience
96% (20) Satisfied Satisfied

Dr. Pyar Ali Fazel

Internal Medicine Specialist, Hypertension Specialist, Asthma Specialist, Consultant Physician, Pain Management Specialist, Diabetologist, Hepatologist

MBBS, FCPS (Medicine)

15 - 30 Min Wait Time
29 Years Experience
Dr. Pyar Ali Fazel was helpful and thorough and seemed to be a caring doctor.
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Dr. Muhammad Yaseen Usman

Diabetologist, Family Physician, General Physician

MBBS, MRCGP , MCPS (Family Medicine)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
38 Years Experience
98% (232) Satisfied Satisfied

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Diabetologist, Family Physician, General Physician

MBBS, MRCGP , MCPS (Family Medicine)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
38 Years Experience
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Dr. Jawaid Sami

Family Physician, Diabetologist, General Physician, Hepatologist

MBBS, MCPS, MRCGP (UK), MSc (DUHS)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
29 Years Experience
100% (43) Satisfied Satisfied

Dr. Jawaid Sami platinum-doc-img

Family Physician, Diabetologist, General Physician, Hepatologist

MBBS, MCPS, MRCGP (UK), MSc (DUHS)

Under 15 Min Wait Time
29 Years Experience
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Assist. Prof. Dr. Aziz Ur Rehman

Consultant Physician, Diabetologist, Hepatologist

F.C.P.S. (Medicine), M.C.P.S (Medicine), M.B.B.S.

Under 15 Min Wait Time
15 Years Experience
100% (328) Satisfied Satisfied

Assist. Prof. Dr. Aziz Ur Rehman platinum-doc-img

Consultant Physician, Diabetologist, Hepatologist

F.C.P.S. (Medicine), M.C.P.S (Medicine), M.B.B.S.

Under 15 Min Wait Time
15 Years Experience
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Dr. Ehsan Ashraf Makki

Diabetologist

M.D (St'Lucia), Diplomate Diabetes

Under 15 Min Wait Time
24 Years Experience
99% (121) Satisfied Satisfied

Dr. Ehsan Ashraf Makki

Diabetologist

M.D (St'Lucia), Diplomate Diabetes

Under 15 Min Wait Time
24 Years Experience
After seeing my reports he prescribe me medicine for one week.. and asked me to come again for followup..

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Who is a Diabetologist?

Diabetologists are endocrinologists who specialize in diagnosing and treating patients with diabetes mellitus, which develops when the pancreas no longer produces insulin in the way it should. Diabetes causes the sugar level to drastically fluctuate or elevate. So, we require insulin to regulate our blood sugar levels.

A diabetologist investigates the cause and type of diabetes and suggests management plans accordingly. It is primarily an outpatient specialty but complications might require admission in the hospital.

There are three types of Diabetes:

  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Gestational Diabetes

When should you see a Diabetologist?

You should see a diabetologist in case you have the following:

  • Extreme hunger or thirst
  • Unplanned weight loss
  • Frequent urination
  • Unusual fatigue
  • Dry mouth
  • Blurred vision
  • Sores that heal slowly

The signs in Type 2 diabetes are so mild that you barely notice them creeping in.

Type 1 diabetes, however, shows up quite obviously and the symptoms are relatively severe.

Men might also experience loss in their sex drive, erectile dysfunction and poor muscle strength. Women may also have symptoms like urinary tract infection (UTI) and yeast infection.

Gestational Diabetes spawns no particular symptoms. Your blood sugar level rises, which is detected by a glucose tolerance test performed usually between 24th and 28th weeks of gestation. If you have it, you may be visiting the loo a lot more than usual and feeling thirstier.

Note: If you’re above 45, it is preferable for you to get tested. Detecting it early on will save you from damaging your nerves, avoid heart troubles and other relevant complications.

What are the main areas of concern for a diabetologist?

An endocrinologist who specializes in diabetes is referred to as a diabetologist. Their main concern is the management of blood glucose level through smartly chalked out diet plans, exercise regime and proper medication.

They keep the endocrine system and metabolism in check.

What kinds of diabetologists are there?

  • General Physicians: Most people opt for a GP for their treatment initially and continue to do so as long as things go smooth with the prescribed medication
  • Endocrinologists: GPs will refer the patient to endocrinologists if there is anything outside the area of their expertise. They are the most common specialists in the field of diabetes. They specialize in hormonal issues and glands that produce these hormones.

A doctor can help select and advise the best course of treatment but it is a teamwork. You need to consult and work with dieticians, Certified Diabetes Educators (CDE), nephrologists, physical trainers, podiatrists, ophthalmologists and dentists to improve the quality of your treatment and life.

Endocrinologists who specialize and focus on diabetes are diabetologists.

How to become a diabetologist in Pakistan?

  1. Pass the MBBS exam from an accredited medical college
  2. Complete residency in internal medicine with a sub-specialty in endocrinology (preferably), including a year of internship
  3. Opt for an MD or DO program in Diabetology
  4. After completion of the course, attend a licensing test to become an authorized diabetologist

Adding on relevant courses to your profile is key for any profession to keep up with the new studies and researches.

What are the common problems caused by diabetes in Pakistan?

It takes a while for diabetes to take a toll on you, reducing the quality of life. According to a study, neuropathy (nerve damage), retinopathy (eye damage) and nephropathy (kidney damage) are the most common complications that are triggered by diabetes. Diabetic neuropathy is said to be the most common diabetic complication followed by diabetic retinopathy and nephropathy.

In Pakistan, the segregation is as follows:

Disease Percentage of Patients Infected
Retinopathy 43%
Neuropathy 39.6%
Nephropathy 20.2%
 

Other complications include:

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Foot damage
  • Bacterial and fungal infections
  • Impotency
  • Ketoacidosis
  • Hearing impairment
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Depression.

A Statistical Roundup:

(The most common type of diabetes)

According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF):

  1. Globally, an estimated 463 million adults are living with diabetes.
  2. Type 2 diabetes accounts for up to 90% of the total.
  3. In 2019, over 19 million adults in Pakistan were estimated to be living with diabetes

What are diabetologists called in Pakistan?

  • Diabetes specialist
  • Endocrinologist
  • Internal Medicine Specialist
  • Diabetes doctor
  • Sugar ka doctor
  • Mahir-e-ziabetus
  • ماہرِ ذیابیطس

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the best Diabetologist in Karachi?

10 best Diabetologists in Karachi are:

  • Dr. Anita Haroon
  • Dr. V.M Lohano
  • Dr. Syed Muhammad Hasan
  • Prof. Dr. M. Zaman Shaikh
  • Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mundra Walla
  • Dr. Ayaz Hussain Shaikh
  • Dr. Nadeem Naeem
  • Dr. Abdul Shakoor
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zia Ullah Khan
  • Prof. Dr. Zamir A. Siddiqui

Who are the most experienced Diabetologist in Karachi?

10 most experienced Diabetologists in Karachi are:

  • Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mundra Walla
  • Dr. M. Zafar Iqbal Abbasi
  • Dr. Muhammad Yaseen Usman
  • Dr. Shahid Pervaiz Rauf
  • Dr. Abid Ahmed Shaikh
  • Prof. Dr. Zamir A. Siddiqui
  • Prof. Dr. M. Zaman Shaikh
  • Dr. Pyar Ali Fazel
  • Dr. Jawaid Sami
  • Dr. Mirza Rehan Baig

How can I book an appointment with a Diabetologist in Karachi?

Click here to book an appointment with a top Diabetologist in Karachi. Or, you can also call at 02138140600 from 9AM to 11PM to book your appointment.

What is the fee range of the best Diabetologists in Karachi?

The fee for the top Diabetologists in Karachi ranges from Rs. 200 to 4,000. You can pay at reception when you visit the doctor.

Are there any additional charges to book an appointment with a Diabetologist in Karachi through oladoc?

There are no additional charges when you book through oladoc.

What does a Diabetologist do?

A diabetologist helps identify the cause of diabetes and design a management plan to keep your glucose level in check. The medicines can either be given orally or in the form of injections, depending on the cause and type of your diabetes.

If you have Type 1 diabetes then you will be prescribed insulin right away that replaces the hormone your body is unable to produce.

Type 2 diabetes will require changes in your diet and lifestyle in order to lower your sugar level. However, if that would not suffice, other medications will be prescribed.

Which hospital is the best for Diabetologist in Karachi?

Top 5 Endocrinology Hospitals in Karachi are:

  • National Medical Centre (Karachi)
  • Taj Consultants Clinics
  • Taj Medical Complex (TMC)
  • Karachi Medical Complex (Consultant Clinics)
  • OMI Hospital

How do I choose a Diabetologist?

Finding a good doctor is vital for proper diagnosis & treatment of your underlying concern. Before you make the decision of picking out a Diabetologist, consider the following:

  • Make sure they are experienced
  • Make sure your doctor has good reviews.
  • Make sure they offer the services you are looking for
  • Verify, if they are certified from PMDC or have any other professional memberships
  • Check if they are affiliated with a hospital you trust

Who are the best Diabetologist near me in Karachi?

To find the best Diabetologist near you select the Doctors Near me filter at the top of the page.

Which Diabetologists in Karachi charge the lowest fee?

5 Diabetologists in Karachi which charge the lowest fee are:

  • Dr. Sumaira Jabeen
  • Dr. Syed Muhammad Hasan
  • Dr. M. Zafar Iqbal Abbasi
  • Dr. Faizan Qaisar
  • Dr. Iram Nadia

Who are the best female Diabetologists in Karachi?

10 best female Diabetologists in Karachi are:

  • Dr. Anita Haroon
  • Prof. Dr. Saera Suhail Kidwai
  • Dr. S. Mina Sarfaraz
  • Dr. Urooj Lal Rehman
  • Prof. S. Nosheen Zehra
  • Dr. Saima Jawaed
  • Dr. Sumera Batool
  • Dr. Tayyaba Jamil
  • Dr. Iram Nadia
  • Dr. Sumaira Jabeen

Which Diabetologists in Karachi are available for online video consultation?

10 best Diabetologists in Karachi for online video consultation are:

  • Dr. Syed Muhammad Hasan
  • Prof. Dr. M. Zaman Shaikh
  • Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mundra Walla
  • Dr. Ayaz Hussain Shaikh
  • Dr. Abdul Shakoor
  • Prof. Dr. Zamir A. Siddiqui
  • Prof. Dr. Muhammad Shahid
  • Prof. Dr. Saera Suhail Kidwai
  • Dr. Basit Shaukat
  • Dr. Faizan Qaisar

Which Diabetologists in Karachi are online now?

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