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Endocrinologist Prasanna Santhanam to see patients in Paintsville

Beginning April 5, King’s Daughters endocrinologist Prasanna Santhanam, M.D., will see patients at the Kentucky Heart Institute office, 313 West St., Suite 2, Paintsville, Ky.

As an endocrinologist, Dr. Santhanam specializes in the treatment of hormone imbalances and working with diabetic patients.

Common and important conditions seen by Dr. Santhanam include:

  • diabetes
  • thyroid diseases
  • metabolic disorders
  • over or under production of hormones
  • menopause
  • osteoporosis
  • hypertension
  • cholesterol (lipid) disorders
  • infertility
  • lack of growth (short stature)
  • cancers of the endocrine glands

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Santhanam, please contact his office staff by calling (606) 325-1894.

Dr. Santhanam is a medical school graduate of BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad, India (2001). He continued his medical education by completing an internship (2006), residency (2008) and fellowship (2010) at the Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, W.Va.

Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Santhanam has subspecialty certifications in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. 


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