Profile: Dr Harish Kumar

Dr Harish’s main areas of Research are Diabetic foot and Thyroid disease. He has two patents to his credit. Instrumental in setting up the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Podiatric Surgery at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.

Dr Harish Kumar, Professor & Head of the department Endocrinology, AIMS, Kochi


Dr. Harish Kumar graduated from Trivandrum Medical College
DNB in General Medicine from Railway hospital, Chennai,
MRCP from England
Endocrinology training from Birmingham University, U.K.


He is the President of RSSDI (Kerala chapter)
Secretary of the Indian Thyroid Society.
Member of the British Endocrine Society


He has 56 publications in National and International journals
Founding editor of Amrita Journal of Medicine.

Has a keen interest in patient education and has set up an organization called Amrita Diabetic Welfare Association which publishes Tri-monthly patient education magazine called “Diabeat” in English and Malayalam.

Gitamritam speaker in the year 2013.