Dr. Ambrish Mithal

Dr. Ambrish Mithal_Endocrinologist and Diabetologist
Dr. Ambrish Mithal

MAX Healthcare Hospital, Saket, New Delhi


Dr. Ambrish Mithal,
Chairman & Head – Endocrinology & Diabetes,
Department of Endocrinology & Diabetes,
MAX  Hospital, Saket, New Delhi

Profile Snapshot

  • Ambrish Mithal is an endocrinologist and the Chairman and Head of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Max Healthcare, Saket, New Delhi; he started working in December 2019.
  • One of the most renowned names in the field of Endocrinology, Dr. Ambrish Mithal is considered to be a thought leader in the medical community.
  • Before joining Max Healthcare, he was Chairman, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, at Medanta the Medicity. There, he led the Endocrinology and Diabetes division from 2009 to 2019. Before that, he worked at Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, and Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow.
  • More recently, in 2019, Dr. Mithal has been nominated to the Governing Council of the National Health Authority, the apex body involved in implementing the ambitious population health coverage plan of the government. He has also been appointed (honorary) President, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Gorakhpur.
  • Mithal was awarded the International Osteoporosis Foundation President’s Award in March 2016. In March 2017, Dr. Mithal was awarded the Dr. B C Roy Award by the President of India for his contribution to the development of endocrinology in India. He has won numerous awards from medical and social bodies throughout his career.


  • Endocrinology & Diabetes
  • Hormonal Disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Thyroid Disorder Treatment
  • Diabetes Management
  • Lactation Counselling
  • Bioidentical hormone therapies for men and women
  • Diabetes in Children
  • Goiter Treatment
  • Thyroid Swelling
  • Gestational Diabetes Management
  • Hypertension Treatment
  • Type 1 Diabetes Treatment
  • Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
  • Metabolic disease
  • Diabetic Diet Counseling

Work Experience

  • Chairman and Head of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Medanta – The Medicity, 2009-2019
  • Senior Consultant, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, 1998-2009
  • Faculty member (Endocrinology) – Sanjay Gandhi PGI, Lucknow, 1988-1998


  • B.B.S. – Kanpur University – 1980
  • D.- Kanpur University – 1984
  • M.(Endocrinology) – AIIMS, New Delhi -1987 (First DM in Endocrinology from AIIMS)


  • Endocrine Society of India
  • American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
  • Founder-Secretary, Indian Society for Bone and Mineral Research
  • President, Indian Society for Bone and Mineral Research
  • Member, Governing Council, Indian Menopause Society
  • Endocrine Society (US)
  • Editorial Board, Apollo Medical Journal
  • President, South Asian Society for Bone and Mineral Research (SASBMR)
  • Chairman, Bone and Joint Decade (India)
  • President, Endocrine Society of India
  • Member, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, Task Force for Secondary Prevention of Fractures

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