Dr. Shashank R. Joshi
Department of Diabetology and Endocrinology


Dr. Joshi has been associated with Lilavati Hospital for 18 years.

Area Of Interest

  • Endocrinology
  • Diabetology

Awards and Recognition

  • Dr. Joshi is the President of two important organizations, The Indian Academy of Diabetes & Endocrine Society Of India.
  • He was also a former President of The Association of Physicians of India (API), The Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI) and The All India Association of Advancing Research in Obesity.
  • Dr. Joshi is involved with the activities of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE) and is serving as the Chairperson of its India Chapter.
  • Dr. Shashank R Joshi was honoured by the Government of India by awarding him the Padma Shri, in 2014, in recognition of his efforts to the cause of medicine.
  • He is also a recipient of The International Clinician Award, received at the 21st American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Annual Scientific and Clinical Congress, Philadelphia.
  • He is a gold medalist & has topped all years of MBBS, MD & DM.
  • He has delivered more than 200 oration nationally & internationally.

Research Publications

  • Dr.Shashank Joshi is involved in evidence based research on Endocrinology with special emphasis on Diabetes, Obesity, Thyroid, Osteoporosis and Growth.
  • His studies on the Asian Indian phenotype (thin-fat Indian), co-morbidities in hypothyroidism and the impact of vitamin D deficiency on bone health in Asian Indians are notable.
  • He has also worked as the principal investigator in many teams engaged in multinational clinical trialsand has covered two epidemics of diabetes and hypertension in India and Adult Growth Hormone deficiency.
  • Dr. Joshi is a prolific writer of articles on Diabetology and Endocrinology and has published more than 100 books and monogramsand over 800 research publications on topics such as Diabetes, Obesity, Thyroid disorders, Osteoporosis, and Growth.
  • He is Senior Editor of “Endocrine Connection”(A Journal of The European Society Of Endocrinology).
  • He is Editor of Practical Medicine, a popular undergraduate Indian text book & Editor Emeritus of the Journal of The Association of Physicians of Indiaand has been the Editor of three prominent Indian journals namely Indian Journal of Obesity, Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Indian Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
  • Dr. Joshi founded the Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine and was its Executive Editor.