Sandeep Dhindsa, M.D..

Sandeep Dhindsa, M.D.. Sandeep Dhindsa, M.D..
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Division Director ,Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism


Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Saint Louis University School of Medicine


Medical School:
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, 1997

Residency Training:
State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn, NY, 2000

Fellowship Training:
State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Buffalo, NY, 2002

Research Interests:
My primary area of research is in the field of hypogonadism and type 2 diabetes.

Select Publications:

  • Tripathy S, Mohanty P, Dhindsa S, Syed T, Ghanim H, Aljada A, Dandona P: Elevation of free fatty acids induces inflammation and impairs vascular reactivity in healthy subjects. Diabetes. 2003;52(12):2882-7.
  • Dhindsa S, Tripathy D, Mohanty P, Ghanim H, Syed T, Aljada A, Dandona P: The Differential Effects of Glucose and Alcohol on Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) Generation and Intranuclear NFkB in Mononuclear Cells. Metabolism. 2004 Mar;53(3):330-
  • Dhindsa S, Prabhakar S, Sethi M, Bandyopadhyaya A, Chaudhuri A, Dandona P: Frequent Occurrence of Hypogonadotrophic Hypogonadism in Type 2 Diabetes. J Clin Endocr Metabol. 2004 Nov;89(11):5462-8.
  • Dhindsa S, Tripathy D, Sanalkumar N, Ravishankar S, Ghanim H, Aljada A, Dandona P: Free Fatty Acid Induced Insulin Resistance in the Obese is not Prevented by Rosiglitazone Treatment. J Clin Endocr Metabol.; 2005 Sept; 90(9):5058-63
  • Tomar R, Dhindsa S, Chaudhuri A, Mohanty P, Garg R, Dandona P: Contrasting Testosterone Concentrations in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care; 2006 May; 29(5):1120-22.
  • Ghanim H, Dhindsa S, Aljada A, Chaudhuri A, Viswanathan P, Dandona P: Low Dose Rosiglitazone Exerts an Anti-inflammatory Effect with an Increase in Adiponectin Independently of Free Fatty Acid (FFA) Fall and Insulin Sensitization in Obese Type 2 Diabetics. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Sep;91(9):3553-8
  • Bhatia V, Chaudhuri A, Tomar R, Dhindsa S, Ghanim H, Dandona P: Low testosterone and high C-reactive protein concentrations predict low hematocrit in type 2 diabetes; Diabetes Care; 2006 Oct;29(10):2289-94
  • Dhindsa S, Chaudhuri A, Vora M, Ghanim H, Dandona P: Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism in Males with Type 2 Diabetes is not associated with Increased Estradiol Concentrations; Diabetes Care 2011 Aug; 34(8): 1854-9
  • Dhindsa S, Reddy A, Sukhmoy J, Bilkis S, Chaurasia A, Mehta A, Raja K, Batra M, Dandona P. Prevalence of Subnormal Testosterone concentrations in Men with Type 2 Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease. Eur J Endocrinol. 2015 Sept;173(3):359-366.
  • Dhindsa S, Bhatia V, Dhindsa G, Chaudhuri A, Gollapudi GM, Dandona P: Effects of Hypogonadism on Body Composition and Bone Mineral Density in Type 2 Diabetic Patients; Diabetes Care 2007; Jul;30(7):1860-1
  • Chandel A, Dhindsa S, Topiwala S, Chaudhuri A, Dandona P: Testosterone Concentrations in Young Patients with Diabetes Mellitus. Diabetes Care, 2008; 31(10):2013-7
  • Dhindsa S, Upadhyay M, Vishwanathan P, Howard S, Chaudhuri A, Dandona P: Relationship of Prostate-Specific Antigen to Age and Testosterone in Men with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Endocrine Practice 2008, Nov; 14(8):1000-5.
  • Dhindsa S, Vora M, Chaudhuri A, Ghanim H, Mager D, Miller M, McWhirter C, Dandona P: Testosterone Concentrations in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Obese Men; Diabetes Care 2010 Jun;33(6):1186-92
  • Dandona P, Dhindsa S: Update: Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism in Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity; J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Sep;96(9):2643-51.
  • Makdissi A, Ghanim H, Vora M, Green K, Abuaysheh S, Chaudhuri A, Dhindsa S, Dandona P: Sitagliptin Exerts an Antinflammatory Action. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Sep;97(9):3333-41
  • Mogri M, Dhindsa S, Quattrin T, Ghanim H, Dandona P. Testosterone Concentrations In Young Pubertal And Post-Pubertal Obese Males. Clin Endocrinol. 2013 Apr;78(4):593-9

  • Honors and Awards:
    • Dean's Educational Innovation Award, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, 2014
    • Endocrine Fellows Forum of Excellence Award (American Diabetes Association) 2001