IRACON 2023 – Crossing frontiers in Rheumatology
IRACON is largest Indian rheumatology conference. Join thousands of experts in rheumatology from India and around the globe to expand your network and grow your knowledge. A major goal of IRACON is to enhance your knowledge and expertise and make meaningful connections with others. Join us at the heart of Rheumatology where innovation and collaboration combine to learn, engage, recognize, and grow together.
Over 250 expert presentations by renowned speakers and specially curated industry symposia will be offered.
Connect with new individuals face-to-face and turn your face-to-face meetings into long-term relationships with our integrated in-person platforms!
Engage with the rheumatology community. Take part in discussions, get inspired, and fuel your knowledge to create a vision for the future.
IRACON has a range of opportunities available for interested supporters of the 38th Annual conference of Indian Rheumatology Association
We welcome all to be part of IRACON 2023 – to establish and share the knowledge of science.
As educating the heath service will fill the gap and strength of our society. Be a part of the science in rheumatology of the country to progress and forward the COVID environment in new normal era.
Our mission is to empower the patients and primary health workers. This congress will showcase the cutting edge basic and clinical rheumatology research. A platform to network with special interest group like Lupus, Vasculitis, Spondylarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma. You can access scientific sessions post conference to enhance your learning experience.
We invite you for a scientific extravaganza to contribute, extract, encourage and update the knowledge in rheumatology within the country along with the knowledge givers and experts from abroad.
MBBS, MD - Rheumatology
Rheumatologist, General Physician
Dr. U R K Rao is a Doctor in Lakdikapul, Hyderabad and has an experience of 38 years in this field. Dr. U R K Rao practices at Sri Deepti Rheumatology Center in Lakdikapul, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad in 1979 and MD - General Medicine from AIIMS, New Delhi in 1982. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Association of Physicians of India.
Dr. URK Rao having 38 years of experience, one of the best-known names in Rheumatology. Our department of Rheumatology offers a wide range of services under his able guidance. Dr. URK Rao has contributed many research papers on his field of expertise and attends many national and international conferences on Rheumatology
MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, Fellowship in Rheumatology
Dr. C. Lakshmikanth is a Rheumatologist in Barkatpura, Hyderabad and has an experience of 36 years in this field. Dr. C. Lakshmikanth practices at Sai Rheumatology Centre in Barkatpura, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS, DNB and MD. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA).
Consultant Rheumatologist at Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda.
MD, DM (Rheumatology)
APLAR Fellowship, Centre for Rheumatology, UCL, London, UK
Currently working as a Consultant Rheumatologist at Yashoda Hospitals, Somajiguda
2011-2017: Associate Professor, Department of Rheumatology, NIMS
Member of Indian Rheumatology Association
Member of The Indian Society for Primary Immune Deficiencies
Member of Indian Medical Association and Association of Physicians of India.
Organising Vice Chairperson
Professor and Head
Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad
Clinical management of patients with Rheumatic Diseases
Goal:Relational Database Development for maintaining online registries of patients with lupus
Specialties: Lupus, Vasculitis
1998- present Faculty at Department of Rheumatology Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences
June '01 - June 02 Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
Research Fellowship in Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology
1995 – 1998 PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
Senior Resident, Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
1992 – 1994 PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
Junior Resident, Internal Medicine.
Hyderabad Rheumatology Center
Dr. Rajkiran is a Rheumatologist in Begumpet, Hyderabad and has an experience of 15 years in this field. Dr. Rajkiran practices at Hyderabad Rheumatology Centre in Begumpet, Hyderabad and Star Hospitals in Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from Kakatiya Medical College, Wrangal in 2001, MD - General Medicine from Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad in 2005 and Fellowship in Rheumatology from Nizam Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad in 2007.
He is a member of India Rheumatology Association (IRA), Member of American College of Rheumatology and EULAR - The European Leauge Against Rheumatism. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Bursitis and Tendonitis, Lupus, Gout Treatment and Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis etc.
Professor, Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology PGIMER, Chandigarh
Dr. Aman Sharma currently works as a Professor at the Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology Services, Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India. His areas of research are rare rheumatological diseases and HIV TB Co infection. He is the founder of INVAR(Indian Vasculitis Registry), IRPR(Indian Relapsing Polychondritis Registry). He is currently studying the outcomes in Small and Medium Vessel Vasculitis. He has developed a diagnostic criteria of Poncet's Arthritis and Classification Criteria of Intra Ocular Tuberculosis. There are research collaborations in the field of Psoriasis, Uveitis, Extra Pulmonary Tuberculosis. He is a member of Annual Meeting Planning Committee of ACR.
Professor, Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology
Dr Able Lawrence received his undergraduate medical training (MBBS) from Government Medical College, Kozhikode and postgraduate training in Internal Medicine (MD) at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. He first joined the department as a senior resident (Hospital Services) before being selected for the DM program which he completed in December 2003. He was serving as Assistant Professor of Rheumatology and Immunology at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi when he returned as faculty in the parent department in October 2004. Besides his interest in Fibromyalgia and soft tissue rheumatism, Idiopathic Inflammatory Myositis and Systemic Vasculitis, he has keen interests in Meta-analysis and Bayesian Biostatistics. He received the inaugural JCR International Fellowship in April 2004 and again in 2005.
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