Meet the Specialist

Dr Akshat Pandey

MD Medicine, FBSR,
PGCC Rheumatology (EULAR)
Consultant In-charge Dept. of Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology,
Apollo Hospitals Indore.

Dr Akshat is a Consultant in adult and paediatric rheumatologist. He specialises in all aspects of musculoskeletal disease in adults and children suffering from joint and back pain to autoimmune inflammatory diseases, such as Rheumatoid arthritis,Lupus,Vasculitis,Scleroderma etc.He has carried out research in Ankylosing spondylitis, Vasculitis and metabolic bone disorders and spent more than a year completing his academic studies.

He is the only doctor from India to receive EULAR bursary for attending EULAR Postgraduate course in Belgrade,Serbia,2017.
He is the member of British society of Rheumatology(BSR) and European Lupus society. He is also a member of Emerging EULAR network(EMEUNET) and International osteoporosis federation.

ACADEMIC & CO-CURRICULAR ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 2019 – 10th Msk Ultrasound course for Physicians, Penang Island, Malaysia. 16-18 March
  • 2019 – As a Faculty case presenter in World Rheumatology forum, Delhi 30-31st March.
  • 2019 – Health awareness talk on Rheumatology in Tata motors, Indore. 4th April
  • 2019 – Health awareness talk on various form of Arthritis and collagen disorders in Aerobic club, Meghdoot Garden, Indore 20th April
  • 2019 – Lecture on topic Interesting Rheumatological cases for Indian medical association, Ratlam April
  • 2019 – Health awareness talk on Autoimmune diseases in Apollo hospitals Indore, 6th June
  • 2019 – EUSTAR course on Systemic sclerosis from 21-24th Feb’19
  • 2019 – Organised a patient awareness Workshop on importance of Yoga and exercise for 200 patients of various types of Arthritis and CTDs in Indore 6th Jan’19
  • 2018 – CME in general practitioners, city Hatpipliya (M.P) 2nd December
  • 2018 – Attended ACR 2018 congress in chicago from 21-24th October’18
  • 2018 – Arthritis awareness week in Apollo hospitals, Indore. Free arthritis camp from 1st-6th October.
  • 2018 – Free health camp in Somdeep School, Indore. 30 September.
  • 2018 – Lecture in Indian Medical association Khargone 18 July
  • 2018 – Free Rheumatology camp and Health awareness talk in Kumawat samaj camp Indore 1.7.18
  • 2018 – Health talk and general awareness program in Old age home Amrayi chaupal 21st June.
  • 2018 – Health talk and general awareness program in Agriculture college,Indore 21st June.
  • 2018 – Organised Central India’s first Health awareness talk for 200 patients of Ankylosing spondylitis in Indore,India
  • 2018 – Organised Masterclass on Spondyloarthritis in Indore invited Dr Vinod Ravindran as guest speaker
  • 2018 – Healthtalk on Rheumatolog in corporate Jash electronice
  • 2018 – Attended 2nd EUVAS Course on Vasculitis in Florence 19-21st April
  • 2018 – Lecture in Indian medical association Jaora(M.P) 18th March
  • 2018 – Lecture in Indian medical association Dhar(M.P) 17th March
  • 2018 – Abstract accepted for poster presentation in ARA 2018(Australian Rheumatology Association)
  • 2018 – Rheumatology health talk in Reliance group of industries.
  • 2018 – Lecture in Family physician association Indore on 6th January’18-Topic- Interesting Rheumatology cases
  • 2018 – Lecture in CME in Apollo hospitals Indore on 6th jan’18
  • 2018 – Chairperson in Rheumatology “PEARLS”conference 5th November, Udaipur
  • 2018 – EULAR Post graduate certification course,Belgrade, Serbia
  • 2017 – EULAR Bursary winner given to 20 young Rheumatologists all over the world, Presented case in EULAR PG course “Etanercept induced Uveitis in a case of Ankylosing spondylitis”. Session chaired by Prof.D.Van Der Heijde.
  • 2017 – World Arthritis Day free camp for awareness 12th October 2017-10-12
  • 2017 – Attended Ten Topics Rheumatology, New Delhi 5th October
  • 2017 – Started first Rheumatology OPD in peripheral cities Bhopal, Ashtaa, Sehore, Ujjain
  • 2017 – Free Rheumatology Camp for 15 days, Apollo hospitals,Indore
  • 2017 – Guest Speaker IMA Neemuch, “Common Rheumatological problems in India and their Management”
  • 2017 – Lecture on Recent Advancements & Management of Spondyloarthropathies as a Guest lecturer, Ujjain CME, Indian Medical Association.(IMA)
  • 2017 – Certified course:Axial Spondyloarthritis: Beyond TNF Inhibitos therapy in Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • 2017 – Fellow – Dept. of Clinical Immunology & Rheumatologoy, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 2017 – Completed the course “Planning and Managing pregnancy in SLE, EACCME
  • 2017 – Scientific poster presentation, CRITICARE 2015, Bengaluru
  • 2014 – Completed Post Graduate certificate course in Rheumatology from IMA AKN Sinha Institute, Patna
  • 2014 – Stood First in SD Deodhar Rheumatology Quiz Regional Round
  • 2015 – 1st Prize in Free paper presentation in CDEE & CC CON’15 Bhopal
  • 2014 – 2nd Prize in Free Poster presentation IRACON’14

Work Experience

SAMC & PGI Indore | Dept. of General Medicine | June ’13 – July ’16

  • Completed Post graduation in dept.of Medicine under guidance of HOD Prof.Dr.RK Jha from June’13 – July’16
  • Worked in sub-specialities of medicine by rotation and acquired knowledge of Gastroenterology unit with invasive, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies, in Neurology worked with state of the art diagnostic instruments, sleep studies,epilepsy work ups and management of CVA with thrombolysis, Nephrology management of patients of renal disorders with peritoneal and hemodialysis, different Hematological procedures including Bone marrow aspiration,working in ICU successfully managed patients of Swine flu and various epidemics in chronic disorders of rheumatological diseases worked with consultants and in ICU have profound experience in managing tracheostomy, managing patients with jugular venous lines and ICU and coronary care units provided assistance to patients of various stages of myocardial infarction
  • Completed a successful observership training in Dept. of Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand under the guidance of Dr Alan Doube and Dr Kamal Solanki with special focus on sub- specialities including Vasculitis, Spondyloarthropathies, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Systemic Sclerosis/Overlap Syndrome, Osteoporosis & Rheumatoid Arthritis. Spent time in peripheral hospital Rheumatology clinics, Bone clinics & Research Rheumatology clinics.
  • June 2017 till present- Working as a Consultant Rheumatologist. HOD and consultant In-Charge Dept. Of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Apollo hospitals,Indore(M.P).

Publications

Effect of Adalimumab on Ankylosing Spondylitis: A three month clinical response in Indian scenario
Dr Akshat pandey et al JMSCR Vol||05||Issue||09||Page 27891-27896||September 2017

Correlation of Uveitis with presentation of Ankylosing Spondylitis in Central India
Dr Akshat Pandey et al JMSCR Volume 05 Issue 08 August 2017

Lost Guide Wire during Central Venous Catheter Placement
A case Report:Piyush Manoria 1 , Prakash Joshi 2 , Akshat Pandey 1 , R.K.Jha 3 (Manoria P et al.;Sch J Med case rep 2014;2(5):311-312)

A triad of altered consciousness, Deep Cyanosis
A triad of altered consciousness, Deep Cyanosis, with low SpO 2 & markedly raised PaO 2 on ABG: Manifestations of rare insecticide poisoning(indoxacarb)Jyoti Tiwari, VP Pandey, RK Jha, Akshat Pandey(International Journal of Perioperative Ultrasound and Applied Technologies, September-December/2013/2(3)page-138- 140)

Disseminated Extra Pulmonary Tuberculosis with multiple additional complications in Advanced Retropositive patient.
in International journal of infectious diseases,june’15

OPEN LABELSTUDY OF INTENSIVE VASOPRESSORS THERAPY IN CRITICAL CARE- SURVIVAL BENEFITS vs SIDE EFFECTS
Pranay Bajpai,,Akshat Pandey, Arvind Mittal, R.K.Jha, V.P.Pandey(International Journal of Therapeutic Applications ISSN 2320-138X).

Oral manifestations of autoimmune connective tissue diseases.
Pandey A, Pandey M, Pandey VP, Ravindran V. Oral manifestations of autoimmune connective tissue diseases. Indian J Rheumatol [Epub ahead of print] [cited 2018 Jul 31]. Available from: http://www.indianjrheumatol.com/preprintarticle.asp?id=238099

Pandey A. Clinical manifestations of chikungunya fever in patients with ankylosing spondylitis.
Indian J Rheumatol [serial online] 2018 [cited 2018 Nov 20];13:287-8. Available from: http://www.indianjrheumatol.com/text.asp?2018/13/4/287/241787

Poster Presentations

A Rare Case of Primary Skin Amyloidosis with Familial Inheritance

PGIMER, Chandigarh
Nov ’14
30th Annual National conference of Indian Rheumatology Association :Dr. Akshat Pandey (PGIMER, Chandigarh, 27-30 th Nov.2014) poster presentation.

Open Label Study of Vasopressors in Intensive Therapy

Critical Care Conference, Bangalore
Mar ’15

Conferences and Events Attended

  • 2018 – ACR 2018 Chicago 21-24 October’18
  • 2018 – EUVAS course on Vasculitis in Florence, Italy
  • 2018 – Indo-UK Rheumtology summit 3-4th Feb
  • 2017 – IRACON’17 (Indian Rheumatology Association conference) Lucknow,India.
  • 2017 – Workshop on Basic Transitional Immunology in IRACON
  • 2017 – EULAR Post graduate course, Belgrade,Serbia.
  • 2017 – SSR-MSR 2017 Singapore society of Rheumatology International conference and workshop
  • 2017 – Fellow, Dept of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 2016 – ABG Workshop APICON’16
  • 2015 – MP Rheumatology update
  • 2015 – 17th Asia Pacific League of Association for Rheumatology Congress, Chennai 2018
  • 2015 – Critical Care Conference, Bangalore
  • 2015 – National CME Interface of Rheumatology & Internal Medicine, Hyderabad
  • 2015 – Rheumameet, API, Hotel Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai 2015
  • 2014 – 30th Annual National Conference of Indian Rheumatology Association, PGIMER Chandigarh
  • 2014 – MSK Ultrasound Workshop, IRACON 2014 2014
  • 2014 – Dr. S.D Deodhar All India intercollegiate PG Rheumatology Quiz, Mumbai
  • 2015 – CDEE & CC CON
  • 2015 – Hypertension society of India 22 & 23rd August’15
  • 2013 – Smt NHL Mun. Med College Rheumatology Association, IRA, Gujarat
  • 2013 – Rheumatology CME, IRA, Smt NHL Mun. Medical College, Rheumatology Association, Gujarat

Additional Information and Extracurricular Achievements

  • Member of American college of Rheumatology(ACR)
  • Member of British society of Rheumatology(BSR)
  • Member of Emerging EULAR Network(EMEUNET)2017
  • Member of Indian Medical association
  • Member of European Lupus Society
  • Member of International Osteoporosis Foundation
  • National level squash player. Represented DAVV University twice in ALL
  • INDIA INTERUNIVERSITY SQUASH TOURNAMENT twice in 2009 & 2010 . Came All India no.4 in 2010 Mumbai
  • Adept in playing musical intruments including Saxophone, Keyboard,Guitar, Congo, Bongo,Harmonium. Playing Saxophone since past 4 years. Have done many shows in National and International Medical conferences in India. Apart from being a doctor my biggest passion is Music. Playing musical instruments since 6 year of age.