Chairman of Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre & President of the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, India
Dr. V. Mohan is the Chairman of Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre in Chennai, India, which is an IDF Centre of Excellence in Diabetes Care. He oversees 50 diabetes centres across eight states of India with over 540,000 registered diabetes patients. He is also the President of the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, which is Asia’s largest stand-alone diabetes research centre.
Deeply interested in research from his undergraduate medical student days, Dr. Mohan has published 1430 papers in peer reviewed journals. This includes 915 original articles, 330 review articles and invited editorials, and 175 chapters to text-books on diabetes. His research has attracted over 159,000 citations and has an h-index of 139. Dr. Mohan was ranked among the Top 2% Scientists in the World by Stanford University and among the Top 0.1% in type 2 Diabetes by Expertscape (Pubmed).
Dr. Mohan has trained a large number of physicians and diabetologists, in addition to nurses and educators, and has received over 200 awards, including the Dr. Harold Rifkin Award by the American Diabetes Association. For his extensive contribution in the field of diabetes, in 2012, he was awarded Padma Shri by the Government of India.
His autobiography, ‘Making Excellence a Habit: The Secret to Building a World-Class Healthcare System in India’, is a best seller.