Dr. Jyotsna Oak

Dr. Jyotsna Oak

Consultant, Internal Medicine & Rheumatology

MBBS, MD(Gen Medicine)

  • YEARS OF PRACTICE: 25+ years
  • GENDER: Female
  • LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English, Hindi, Marathi
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My Mantra

Most of the Rheumatological diseases are treatable if managed early and diagnosed properly.Right treatment at a right time can save a patient from agony.

AREA(S) OF INTEREST:

Rheumatology, Rheumatoid arthritis, Spondyloarthropathy, SLE, Vasculitis, Scleroderma, Psoriatic arthritis.

PROCEDURES PERFORMED:

Intraarticular injections

TREATMENTS/PROCEDURES OFFERED:

Management of conditions such as Rheumatoid arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Gout, Vasculitis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Scleroderma, Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis and Paediatric Rheumatology

FELLOWSHIPS:

    • Awarded Fellowship by Japanese Rheumatologist Association
Awarded Best Teacher's Award by Indian Medical Association

Dr. Jyotsna Oak handles two 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,Mumbai. 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 and Rheumatology at the LTM Medical College & LTMG Hospital, Sion- Mumbai.

KDAH Experience :

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. She treats around 6000 patients at Kokilaben Hospital annually. These include patients having Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, SLE, Scleroderma, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Vasculitis,Polymyositis& 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 Rheumatoid Arthritis, SLE, Osteoporosis and Vasculitis. She has participated as a Principal Investigator in a number of national and international 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. She was also awarded the Best Teacher’s award by Indian medical association. A prolific Researcher, Dr Oak has presented the results of her studies in a number of National and International Conferences and Seminars.

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.

Dr Jyotsna Oak was the Vice-President of the Indian Rheumatology Association. She had participated in a number of continuing medical education programs for the doctors including national-level CMEs. She has trained more than 10 Rheumatologists.

She has published research and review papers in national and international journals. She has also authored chapters in Rheumatology and medicine textbooks.

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Indian Rheumatology Association And Bone & joint Decade
No. Journal Code Department Type Download
1 160 Center for Bone & Joint National Download

Publication/Talk Title : Burkitt’s Lymphoma in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus

Journal Published : Internet Journal of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology

2 159 Center for Bone & Joint National Download

Publication/Talk Title : Lupus erythematosus panniculitis presenting with initial periorbital swelling and positive antiphospholipid antibodies: A rare association

Journal Published : Internet Journal of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology

3 158 Center for Bone & Joint National Download

Publication/Talk Title : Amyloid arthropathy presenting as symmetrical polyarthritis

Journal Published : Internet Journal of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology

4 161 Center for Bone & Joint International Download

Publication/Talk Title : Case Report of Tumour induced Osteomalacia with Parotid Gland Tumour as a Focus

Journal Published : Journal of the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies

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