Dr. R. Ramalingam

MBBS., MD (Internal Medicine)., DM., (Medical Gastroenterology)
Medical Gastroenterology
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Consultant – Medical Gastroenterology 

Education Qualifications

    • D.M., Medical Gastroenterology

Institute: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry.

Academic Years: January 2020 to December 2022.

University: JIPMER (Autonomous).

    • M.D. Internal Medicine

Institute: Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh.

Academic Years: January 2014 to December 2016.

University: PGIMER (Autonomous).

    • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S)

Institute: Govt. Stanley Medical College, Chennai.

Course: Academic Years: August 2005 to March 2012.

University: Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai.

Publications And Presentations

  • Kumar H, Mohan & Mishra, Kundan & Rajendiran, Ramalingam & Jain, Arihant & Sharma, Navneet. (2019). The Double Doughnut Sign on Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging Caused by Japanese Encephalitis. The Journal of emergency medicine. 10.1016/j.jemermed.2019.03.045.
  • Senthamizhselvan, Kuppusamy MD, DM; Ramalingam, Rajendran MD; Mohan, Pazhanivel MD, DM; Kavadichanda, Chengappa MD, DM; Badhe, Bhawana MD; Hamide, Abdoul MD. De Novo Crohn’s Disease Triggered After COVID-19: Is COVID-19 More Than an Infectious Disease?. ACG Case Reports Journal 8(8):p e00652, August 2021. | DOI: 10.14309/crj.0000000000000652
  • TNISGCON 2022 – Won 3rd prize in QUIZ
  • JIPMER Scientific society 2021: Safe removal of large colonic polyp in a child – how we do it?
  • ISGCON 2021: Comparison of Mayo endoscopic score and Ulcerative Colitis Endoscopic Index of Severity score with histological activity in Ulcerative Colitis
  • TN-ISGCON-2022: Prevalence and type of gastrointestinal lesions in upper gastrointestinal endoscopy of patients with anemia
  • ENDOCON 2022: Effect of premedication with glycopyrrolate on tolerance and procedure outcomes in patients undergoing unsedated upper gastrointestinal endoscopy – a randomized placebo-controlled trial
  • Midterm TN-ISG-2022: An uncommon complication following rigid esophagoscopy for food impaction in a child

Endoscopic Expertise (3 Years)

  • Upper GI endoscopy (Diagnostic)
  • Upper GI endoscopy (Therapy – Foreign body removal, Band ligation (EVL), Endoscopic sclerotherapy (EST), Glue injection, Hemoclip)
  • Colonoscopy (Diagnostic)
  • Colonoscopy (Therapy – polypectomy, clipping)
  • Endoscopy-guided Nasogastric / Naso jejunal tube placement
  • PEG tube placement
  • Achalasia cardia pneumatic dilation
  • Argon plasma coagulation (GAVE, SRUS, Radiation proctitis)
  • Esophageal/pyloric/colonic stricture dilation
  • Esophageal/duodenal/colonic stenting
  • Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Endoscopic ultrasonography (Observed)
  • Esophageal and Anorectal manometry (HRM)
  • Impedance and pH studies
  • Capsule endoscopy

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