Dr. Chandrashekara. S
MD, DNB, DM
ChanRe Rheumatology & Immunology Center & Research
Dr. Chandrashekara. S is a renowned rheumatologist and Immunologist with over 20 years of consultant grade experience and expertise. He received his MD from Mysore Medical college, Karnataka and DNB in General Medicine from New Delhi, India. He subsequently pursued DM in Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology from Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow.
Dr. Chandrashekara started his career as Assistant Professor and Consultant Immunologist in M. S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore and played a key role in establishing the Dept. of Immunology & Rheumatology in the institute. He got promoted to the designation of Professor in June 2006 for his pioneering and active research work in the field of Immunology & Rheumatology. In order to fulfil his vision, he established ChanRe Rheumatology & Immunology Center & Research, a specialized one-stop center providing care and treatment for diverse autoimmune diseases, in the year 2002. He has been awarded with ‘Sir. C. V. Raman Young Scientist State Award in the field of Medical Sciences’, by the Govt. of Karnataka for the year 2013.
He has multiple publications in international and national journals, papers in Conferences / seminars, more than 10 reference books in Rheumatology & several patients education books and he has to his credit many chapters written in reference books and several articles in newsletters. He has also conducted CMEs and training programs for general practitioners, physicians and orthopaedicians.
Currently he is the Vice President – Indian Rheumatology Association (IRA), President – IRA-Karnataka Chapter, General Secretary – Society of Inflammation Research and Executive Editor – ChanRe Journals.