Dr. Tom Babu heads the Division of Diabetes & Endocrinology at Silverline Hospital. He is one among the few certified Diabetologists & Endocrinologists in Kochi (Kerala, India). He did his basic undergraduate training in medicine from JSS Medical College, Mysore. During his student days, he showed keen interest the field General/ Internal Medicine. He followed his passion by pursuing an MD in General Medicine. He was voted the best outgoing student in the MD exams. He did his super specialty training in the field of Diabetes and Endocrinology from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi and was awarded the Diplomate of National Board (DNB) in Diabetes and Endocrinology. He had a brief stint at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota) where he was exposed to the world’s best in the field of Diabetes Endocrinology. He came back to India and founded Silverline hospital incorporating some of the best practices in health care from around the world. He is also armed with an MBA from Paris (ENPC). He is affiliated with the Endocrine Society of India (ESI), Research Society of Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI). He has published his research work in various reputed journals and has contributed to textbooks in the field of Endocrinology and Diabetes. He has appeared on national television on several occasions to share his views in the field of Diabetes and Endocrinology. He has written up several articles in the field of Endocrinology in national newspapers for the benefit of the general public. He has given invited lectures at various national and international forums. His focus areas are Obesity, Type I Diabetes ( Diabetes in children) and thyroid and parathyroid tumors/ cancer. He is most passionate about teaching Endocrinology to young doctors and trainees at Silverline Hospital. He is instrumental in conducting regular journal clubs and teaching sessions at Silverline Hospital and in doing so he ensures that all the Doctors at Silverline Hospital are up to date with the latest in the field of Diabetes & Endocrinology. Outside Endocrinology he is an avid reader and is very passionate about tennis. He is an active Rotarian and has actively participated in several social service projects and currently hold the post of the community services director in his Rotary.