About Me

Brief Profile

Dr. Alok Kalyani has a distinguished academic profile. Originally from Rajasthan, after his post graduation in medicine, he joined Prof Dr A N Malaviya – who is pioneer of Rheumatology in India. During his training, he had an opportunity to have a vast experience in management of difficult and challenging cases of Rheumatology. He also published International and National papers on various aspects of Rheumatology in various journals.

He also worked in National Health Services (NHS) in UK for 2 years before coming back to serve his own county.

Qualification And Trainings
  • M.B.B.S. from S N Medical College
  • M.D. (Medicine) from R D G Medical College
  • A.F.I.H. (Industrial Health) from M A Medical College
  • Fellowship in Rheumatology from Dr A N Malaviya, Dept. of Rheumatology. ISIC, New Delhi
  • EULAR Fellow
  • CCEBDM at Medicity, Medanta (Gurgaon) from PHFI
  • Musculoskeletal USG course from SGPGI, Lucknow
  • Modular training for RNTCP

Professional Memberships
  • Life member “Indian Rheumatology Association” (IRA)
  • Life member of “Association of Physicians of India” (API)
  • Life member of “Indian Medical Association” (IMA)
  • Life member of “Indian Association of Occupational Health” (IAOH)
  • Life member of “Research society for the study of diabetes in India” (RSSDI)

Past Affiliations
  • Indian Spinal injury centre, Vasant Kunj
  • Institute of liver and biliary sciences, Vasant Kunj
  • Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon
  • NHS, UK (Birmingham)

Trained In
  • Diagnosis and treatment of various Rheumatological disorder, Diabetes and general medical conditions.
  • Assessment of various rheumatic diseases by different parameters like – BAS-DAI, DAS-28, SLE-DAI etc to decide best treatment of different diseases.
  • Various procedures like Capillaroscopy, intra-articular and soft tissue injections and musculoskeletal ultrasound.
  • Experience in treatment regimes for rheumatic diseases including chemotherapy and biological agents used in the treatment

Recently published
  • Comparison of patients with ankylosing spondylitis and non radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (International journal of Rheumatic diseases – July 2015)
  • Data Extraction for Research purposes EMR vs Text – (Indian Journal of Medical Informatics – Nov 2014)
  • Is Radiographic Axial SpA a Distinct Subset With More Severe Axial Involvement? Comment on the Article by Deodhar et al – (Arthritis & Rheumatology – March 2015)
  • Poster at APLAR 2015 – Ankylosing spondylitis and non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis – similarities and differences

  • Study of patients with febrile encephalopathy in 2011
  • Project- Respiratory morbidity in workers in car seat cover making industries in 2008
  • ‘Prescribing Clopidogrel in accordingly to guidelines’ in Heart of Birmingham Primary care trust in 2006” in UK
  • ‘Use of Olanzapine with in the Norfolk Mental Health Care NHS Trust’ in April 2005.
  • ‘Study of use of Benzodiazepines by the County home treatment team’ in May 2005.

Oral paper
  • Febrile encephalopathy–MPCON-2011

Areas of Clinical Interest

Rheumatoid arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis, Fibromyalgia, Vasculitis, SLE, various connective tissue disorders, Gout, Psoriatic Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis and Metabolic bone diseases- Hyperparathyroidism, Vitamin D deficiency, Rickets etc. and soft tissue rheumatism and related pain management disorders including ultrasound guided joint and nerve injections etc

Dr Kalyani has extensive experience in rheumatology including early arthritis and rheumatology related pain management disorders including back pain and has extensive experience in ultrasound guided injections for back pain and joint pains.