Dr. Ashit Syngle
Fortis Hospital, Mohali
Rheumatology, Internal Medicine
Dr. Ashit Syngle, a post-graduate in Internal Medicine from the prestigious Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh (India). He has been a topper all through his distinguished academic career scoring distinctions in many subjects and was declared the Best Graduate. He has been maintaining his distinction too as a practicing Diabetologist and Rheumatologist since 1993. He has several prestigious national international certifications to his credit. He is also an alumnus of Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. His talk shows on All India Radio and television have been very popular.He was responsible for starting the first Rheumatology Clinic at Fortis Healthcare in 2003. His passion for work and compassion for patients has lead to excellence in his field, being counted among India leading rheumatologists and has also led to international recognition. He has also been providing expert medical opinion to Canada, New Zealand Australian High Commissions on difficult cases through their DMPs for the last 19 years. He has designed and successfully carried out several path breaking interventional studies in the field of rheumatology has contributed tremendously to health education in rheumatology. He is a great teacher. 10 postgraduate thesis from Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Science, Punjabi University have been completed and submitted under his expert supervision and guidance. Two students from the same department are presently undergoing PhD dissertation on rheumatology topics under his supervision.
His Clinical Interests/Area of Expertise are Rheumatic Diseases, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Gout, SLE (Lupus), Osteoporosis etc. Diabetes, Hypertension, Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), Cardio-Rheuma, Dyslipidaemias and Infectious Diseases.
Editor of Rheumatology: Principles & Practice a multiauthor textbook with contributors from 3 continents (Europe, Australia & Asia) published by JP Brothers, Medical Publishers 2010
MD (PGI),FRCP (London), Diab. (Univ. of N. Castle, Australia), EULAR PG Course in Rheumatic Diseases (Europe)
Dr Ashit is a life member of Cardiological Society of India, Indian Rheumatology Association & Indian Medical Association. He is also a member of American College of Cardiology (ACC). He has been unanimously elected as the Joint Secretary and is an Executive Member of Academic Association of Physicians of Chandigarh. He has been a past member of American Diabetic Association (ADA).
Medical Breakthroughs/Interesting Case Studies:
Work on Endothelial dysfunction in ankylosing spondylitis cited & featured by MDLinx.com - an international site which screens 1200 medical journals daily for outstanding work – on 22nd March, 2010.
“Effect of spironolactone on endothelial dysfunction in rheumatoid arthritis”. Scand J Rheumatol 2009, 38: 1502-7732, Volume 38, Issue 1, 15-22.
“Advanced glycation end-products inhibition improves endothelial dysfunction in rheumatoid arthritis”
International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases Volume 15, Issue 1, pages 45–55, February, 2012.
Published Rheumatology research continuously cited in ‘Top10 Articles’ by BioMedLib.
Nomination to Marquis Who’s who in the World for 2011 edition.
Work on Endothelial dysfunction in ankylosing spondylitis cited & featured by MDLinx.com -
His Rheumatology research is continuously cited in ‘Top 10 Articles’ by BioMedLib and won the “Case of the Day Contest” at the 26th Annual Conference of Indian Rheumatology Association (IRACON 2010) at Bhubaneswar on 26th November, 2010.