Dr. Pradeep Krishna Shrestha is the Head of Department of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at Nepal Mediciti. He is Professor and immediate past Head of Department of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology Unit at Tribhuwan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH), Institute of Medicine . He has done Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Internal Medicine from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi, India. He worked in Internal Medicine in United Kingdom (UK) for several years. He trained in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy at Division of Gastroenterology at International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo.
He has done extensive work in liver diseases, H. Pylori related gastrointestinal diseases and Diabetes in Nepal and published, presented several research papers on them. He received Best Scientific Paper Awards in Liver Diseases in Nepal and Diabetes Mellitus in Nepal at home and abroad. He was honored with Certificate of Honor by MBBS students at TUTH for being an exceptional teacher. He is advisor to Diabetes and Endocrinology Association of Nepal (DEAN).
Presently, his passion is in Diabetes Mellitus and work focusing on uniqueness in Nepalese Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and managing them expertly continues. As the saying goes, "If you know Diabetes you know Internal Medicine", Internal Medicine and internist practice is close to his heart.