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Dr.Manish Dugar

  • Specialization Rheumatology
  • e-mail ID apollohealthcity@apollohospitals.com
  • Location Apollo Health City Campus Hyderabad
  • Qualifications MBBS; MD; FRACP
Dr. Manish Dugar

Awards and Achievements

  • Best outgoing student and Gold medalist in MBBS at Christian Medical College, Vellore.
  • High achiever during MBBS, MD and FRACP with various awards and distinctions and publications in international journals.
  • Work experience in research driven clinics and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound.

Research and Publications

  • Dugar M, Rankin WA, Rowe E, Smith MD. “My foot hurts”: a flare of rheumatoid arthritis. Med. J Aust. 2009 Apr 6;190(7):392-3.
  • Dugar M, Woolford R, Ahern MJ, Smith MD, Roberts-Thomson PJ. Use of electronic tonometer to assess skin hardness in systemic sclerosis: a pilot cross-sectional study. Clin Exp Rheumatol 2009; 27(suppl 54):S70

Work Experience

  • Taught medical students, Christian Medical College, Vellore, 2001 – 2004
  • Private Practice, Hooghly, West Bengal, 2004 – 2005
  • Taught medical students, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia, 2009 – 2010
  • Consultant, Rheumatology, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, 2010 – Present

Certifications & Professional Memberships

  • Australian Rheumatology Association

Special Interests

  • Diagnosis and management of rheumatological conditions like rheumatoid arthritis,lupus, scleroderma and others.
  • Evaluation and management of patients with complaints of joint pains (shoulders,knees, hands and feet, etc),muscle weakness (myositis),body pain and back pain.


  • MBBS, Christian Medical College, Vellore, 1995 – 2000
  • MD (Medicine), Christian Medical College, Vellore, 2001 – 2004
  • FRACP (Rheumatology), Flinders Medical Centre, Australia, 2007 – 2009
  • FRACP (Rheumatology), Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia, 2009 – 2010

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