Dr. Pooja Jagannath - SPARSH Hospital
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Dr. Pooja Jagannath

Consultant Physician & Diabetologist


MBBS, DNB (Family Medicine), Certification (Diabetology)


Family Medicine

Family Medicine

General Medicine


SPARSH Hospital, Infantry Road

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Dr. Pooja Jagannath is a distinguished medical professional based in Bangalore, India, with an extensive career spanning over two decades. She holds an MBBS degree from B J Medical College and Sassoon General Hospitals in Pune, and has furthered her education with a DNB in Family Medicine from Bangalore Baptist Hospital and CMC Vellore. Additionally, she holds a Certification in Diabetology and is ECFMG-certified with California State licensure.

Dr. Jagannath’s professional journey is marked by significant contributions in various medical fields. Prior to this, she served as a Consultant Physician managing high-risk pregnancies at renowned hospitals such as Motherhood Hospital, Ayaansh Hospital, Milaan IVF Centre, and Indira IVF Centre in Indiranagar. She also conducted Diabetology outpatient departments (OPDs) at Apoorva Hospital, Lotus Diagnostics, and Revive Hospital.

Her previous role as the Consultant and Head of the Department of Family Medicine at Vikram Hospital (now Manipal, Millers Road) is particularly noteworthy. Over a decade, she successfully introduced and developed the department, overseeing the treatment of over 500 patients per month. This role involved comprehensive management of the department’s growth from its inception.

Dr. Jagannath’s tenure at Baptist Hospital and CMC Vellore as a Junior Consultant and Registrar in the Department of Medicine allowed her to hone her skills in ICU/Critical care, inpatient and outpatient care, general surgery, preventive medicine, and palliative care. Her focus on community-based health programs, including wellness clinics and national health initiatives, underscores her commitment to preventive medicine and public health.

In her early career, Dr. Jagannath worked at Wockhardt Hospital and Heart Institute (now Fortis Cunningham Road) as a Resident in the ICCU. Here, she gained valuable experience in cardiology, managing cardiac emergencies, performing critical procedures such as endotracheal intubation, and managing patients on artificial ventilation. Her international experience includes working at Los Alamitos Medical Centre in California as a Physician’s assistant and aide, where she completed certificate courses in telemetry and worked as an EKG technician.

Dr. Jagannath’s dedication to medical research is evident from her publication on Scrub Typhus in the Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, for which she won the first prize for the best paper in 2014. Her academic contributions also include a thesis on the incidence of pyrexia of intermediate duration (Typhus fever) submitted as part of her DNB program.

Throughout her career, Dr. Jagannath has consistently demonstrated her expertise across various medical disciplines, including general medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics, gynaecology, ENT, dermatology, orthopaedics, and palliative care. Her experience at primary health care centres and major hospitals, along with her administrative acumen in setting up and managing clinics, highlights her comprehensive approach to healthcare and her leadership capabilities in the medical field.

In summary, Dr. Pooja Jagannath is a highly skilled and dedicated physician whose extensive training and diverse experience make her an asset to the medical community. Her commitment to patient care, medical education, and community health programs underscores her passion for advancing healthcare and improving patient outcomes.

Areas of Expertise
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Infectious diseases
  • Managing Respiratory illnesses
  • Hypertension
  • Thyroid disorders
  • High-risk pregnancies

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