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Doctor Profile

Dr. Sonia Gandhi

Dr. Sonia Gandhi, Masters in Nutrition & Dietetics

16+ Years Of Experience

Head Fortis Hospital, Mohali

Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

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Masters in Nutrition & Dietetics

Ms Gandhi passed her Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics in the year 1995 and completed her research on Lipid profile of Albino rats in response to antioxidants and went on to qualify the UGC in the same specialization.
Designation: Head, Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Fortis Hospital Mohali
Department/Specialty: Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics

Languages spoken: English, Hindi and Punjabi
Total Years’ of Experience: 16 years
Previous experience: Ms Gandhi passed her Masters in Nutrition in the year 1995 and completed her research on Lipid profile of Albino rats in response to antioxidants. She went on to qualify the UGC in the same specialization. She worked as a research scholar cum lecturer in Banasthali University, Jaipur for 3 years. After undertaking several esteemed projects as a
co-guide, she got the opportunity to work in Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Research as a Dietitian. She has been heading the Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics department of Fortis Mohali from 2001 and has mentored all SOP’s, processes and protocols of the department, from clinical perspective for better clinical outcome.
Medical Education, Certifications and fellowships/Research Papers: Regularly writing articles or papers for Medical Journals, newspaper, magazines on different topics of Nutrition and Diets. Participated in CME on different Nutrition related topics in medical and surgical forums.
Professional Memberships: Member of Indian Dietetic Association and Nutrition Society of India.
Clinical Interests/ Specialised Treatments /Area of Expertise: Individual Nutritional assessment or screening of admitted patients for development of specific Nutritional care plan, in compliance with physician specifications, diagnosis, parameters and physiological and metabolic needs. Specific Diet Consultation of OPD and IPD patients as per latest scientific guidelines and practical perspective for better adherence to the plan recommended and regular follow ups as a part of continuity of care.
Awards & Honors: Got second position in her masters degree and received sponsorship from Rajasthan Government for many projects on Nutrition.
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