Dr. Jyotsna Oak
Consultant, Internal Medicine & Rheumatology
MBBS, MD (Gen Medicine)
Awarded Fellowship by Japanese Rheumatologist Association
Awarded Fellowship by Asia Pacific of Associations for Rheumatology
Rheumatoid arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Gout, Vasculitis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Scleroderma
Dr. Jyotsna Oak straddles 2 specialties - Internal Medicine & Rheumatology at Kokilaben Hospital.
Dr. Jyotsna Oak had her entire medical training at the Grant Medical College and J. J. Group of Hospitals in Mumbai. After completing the MD degree in General Medicine, she worked as a lecturer and then as Associate Professor at KEM hospital. Subsequently she joined Sion Hospital as Head, Rheumatology & Professor, Medicine.
Over 25 years of experience in Clinical Medicine and Rheumatology in leading public hospitals such as KEM Hospital, and LTMG Hospital, Sion in Mumbai. Dr. Oak was formerly Professor in Medicine andÂ Rheumatology at the LTM Medical College & LTMG Hospital, Sion, Mumbai.
After joining Kokilaben Hospital in 2008, she has made a large contribution to making the Rheumatology Clinic one of the very busy ones in the Hospital. Around 5000 patients are treated by her at Kokilaben Hospital annually. These include patients having Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, SLE, Scleroderma, Ankylosing Spondylitis & Juvenile Chronic Arthritis.
She is also a part of the Clinical Research Team, handling a number of International and National Clinical Trials on Biologics and new drugs in RA, SLE and Osteoporosis. She has participated as a Principal Investigator in a number of Clinical Trials.
In recent years, she has been an Invited Speaker at various International Forums, on topics dealing with TNF alpha blockers, Fibromyalgia and Lupus Nephritis.
Dr Jyotsna Oak was awarded the prestigious Fellowship by the Japanese Rheumatology Association.Â She was also awarded the Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR) Fellowship. A prolific Researcher, Dr Oak has presented the results of her studies in a number of National and International Conferences and Seminars.Â
Dr. Jyotsna Oak has spent almost her entire clinical career in teaching hospitals in Mumbai. She has maintained a keen academic and research interest in Rheumatology and has publications in national and international journals.
She is also a member of several national and international organisations.