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Dr Padmanabha Shenoy

Principal Investigator

Founder and Medical Director of CARE (Centre for Arthritis and Rheumatism Excellence), Dr Padmanabha Shenoy D, he completed his DM (Clinical Immunology) from SGPGI and MD Internal Medicine from JIPMER, Pondicherry. He headed the Rheumatology department at the Amrita Institute of Medical Science, Cochin from 2010 – 2014. He founded the Centre for Arthritis and Rheumatism Excellence at Cochin in 2014 with the mission to provide cost effective and affordable treatment. Dr Shenoy has many publications to his name in leading Indian and International Journals (New England journal of medicine, Indian Journal of Rheumatology, Rheumatology (Oxford), American Journal of Medical Genetics, Clinical Rheumatology, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, European Journal of Internal Medicine).

For his contributions in the field of Rheumatology he was awarded young rheumatologist oration by the Indian rheumatology association in 2018. He was the first Indian to give an invited plenary presentation in the prestigious American college of rheumatology conference. He was conferred the young investigator award by Indian rheumatology association and Asia Pacific League Against Rheumatism (APLAR) in the year 2008, the Young Investigator Award in 2008, DRA Young Investigator Award-2008 and the JCR international travel Fellowship in 2009. He was conferred the fellowship by Clinical Immunological society, USA in 2009 and Indo-UK rheumatology fellowship in 2010.

Specialization and Expertise

  • SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Scleroderma

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Ankylosis Spondylitis

  • Psoriatic Arthritis

Medical Qualifications