Pharmacotherapy and Surgical Management of Obesity

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What you'll learn

Obesity is commonly understood as ‘excess accumulation of fat’. Nearly a third of the world’s population can now be classified as overweight or obese. The prevalence rates have increased in all ages and both sexes irrespective of the geographical location, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status. read more »»

How informed are we? Is Body mass index a true indicator of obesity across the population? This suggests that obesity might require our attention sooner than we might think. Are we prepared? This course gives a detailed explanation of obesity, pharmacotherapy, assessment, and management of obesity.

Who should attend?
All Healthcare personnel, such as

  • Physicians
  • Dentists
  • Nurses
  • Paramedical Staff
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians practicing Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

an overview of

  • Basics of obesity
  • Practical management of obesity
  • Evaluation of obesity


Dr. Ravi Shankar Erukulapati

Sr. Consultant Endocrinologist & Diabetologist


Dr. Ravi Sankar Erukulapati is a Consultant Endocrinologist and Diabetologist. He practices at Apollo Hospitals in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad. He is a highly experienced Endocrinologist with a special interest in thyroid and other hormone disorders. In his 17 plus-years of practice, he has numerous publications to his credit. He has published papers in several reputed medical journals and societies. Of note, he has also published a book on PLAB 1 exam in the UK. His expertise is in providing treatment for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and endocrine disorders like obesity, hypogonadism, pituitary disorders, adrenal diseases, gynecomastia, and cancer of the thyroid just to name a few. He has been awarded many gold medals, distinctions, and certificates in his career till now.

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