Dr A. Rekha

Department: General surgery

Current Designation: Dean & professor

Registration Number: 50179

Academic Qualifications

UG Qualification + Name of College/InstituteMBBS-Kilpauk Medical College,Chennai
PG Qualification + Name of College/InstituteMS -General Surgery Stanley Medical College,Chennai
Any Additional QualificationsFRCS(G) Dip MAS (France) FIAGES PGDCR(Diploma in Clinical research)
Number of Years of Experience25
Publications (in Vancouver Style)Publications National
1)Rekha A:Solitary rectal ulcer. Gastroenterology Today, Vol6,13,124-125 JulSept2002
2)Rekha A:Management of irresectable liver tumours. Gastroenterology Today Vol7,1,20-22Jan-March2003
3)Rekha A:Carcinoid-the road less often trodden.Gastroenterology Today, Vol 7,2,68-71 April-June 2003
4) Rekha A,Ravi A,Sandhya Sundaram Renu G’boy Varghese:Acinic cell carcinoma of the parotid Gastroenterology Today, 2003;8:45- 46
5) Rekha A,Sandhya S,Ravi A Turban tumour?No chondroid syringoma Indian Journal of surgery2003,65,447
6)Rekha A: Plexiform neurofibromatosis. Indian journal of surgery2004;66;121
7) Sandhya Sundaram,Sarah Kuruvilla,Rekha A,Ravi A:Common tumour uncommon site. Indian journal of surgery2004,66;240
8) Rekha A,Ravi A:Cornu cutaneum – cutaneous horn on the penis. Indian journal of surgery2004;66;2967
9)Rekha A:Plunging through the mylohyoidthe cervical ranula.The Antiseptic Vol.101,No2,Pg4849
10)Rekha A,Ravi A,Sounderajan :Fibroadenomas with cyclosporine therapy The Antiseptic Vol.101 No8.Pg329330
11) Rekha A,Suraaj Subramaniam,Vishwanath M Pai:Gastrojejunocolic fistulae-less common today.Gastroenterology Today2005;9;17-18
12) Sandhya Sundaram,Sarah Kurvilla,Rekha A, Ravi A Calcifying aponeurotic fibroma-a rare encounter.Orthopaedics Today vol 7,no 2,Pg 123-124
13)Rekha A:Photodynamic therapy-what every clinician must know. Gastroenterology Today 2005;9;107-110
14) Rekha A,Sandhya Sundaram,Ravi A,Sarah Kuruvilla:Synchronous lesions in the stomach. Indian Journal Of Surgery,2006:68:278
15) Rekha A,Ravi A:Varicella and Fournier’s gangrene. Indian Journal of Dermatology.2007:52(3)155-7
16) Rekha A,Ravi A,Thanka J,Rajendiran S.Signet ring cell carcinoma of the appendix presenting with intestinal obstruction.Indian Journal Of Surgery 2007:69(1):22-24
17) Rekha A,Rai DK:Giant cell tumour of the tibia in a patient with xeroderma pigmentosum.Journal of clinical and diagnostic research 2007 Dec;1(6)529-32
18) Shalinee Rao,Rekha A,Vishwanath Pai,Prathiba D: Disseminated malignant fibrous histiocytoma (giant cell rich):a case report.The Indian Journal Of Pathology and Microbiology2007;50(4):795-797
19) Rekha A,Mohan Choudhary B, Shankar Ganesh CV ,Selvakumar K Head Injuries-A study from Sri Ramachandra University,Chennai.Indian Journal of trauma, anaesthesia and critical care: Vol 9 No 1,Feb 2008:723-26
20) Leena DJ,Ravi A,Rekha A,Shalinee Rao Aarthi Rajkumar,Vinoth K Pannicker: Osteoclastoma like anaplastic carcinoma thyroid.Journal Of Cytology,April 2008, Volume 25 Issue 2:65-66
21) Kindo AJ, Rana NS, Rekha A, Kalyani :Fungal infection in soft tissues Indian journal of medical microbiology 2010 Apr-Jun; 28(2):164-6
22) Sujatha Narayanamoorthy, Rekha A:Thyroglossal duct cysts-more than just an embryological remnant! Indian Journal of surgery Vol.73 (1),2011,28 DOI 10.1007/s 12262
23) Arcot Rekha,Kavitha Ramakrishnan,Shalinee Rao: Peripheral and cranial nerve sheath tumours A clinical spectrum. Indian journal of surgery 2012 Oct; 74(5): 371–375.
24) Shalinee Rao,Anita Ramesh,Aarthi Rajkumar,Arcot Rekha,Sarah KuruvillaPersistent or recurrent Castleman’s disease-Look out for a lurking lymphoma! Indian journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology,Jul-Sept 2011, 32, 162-164
25) Rekha A,Sujatha NM,Shalinee Rao: Hyperparathyroidism revisited-Old wine in new bottles! Indian Journal of endocrine and metabolism Jul-Sep 2011, vol. 15,issue3 26) Santhosh V,R Anukiran,Rekha A:Haematoma auris -the cauliflower ear Sri Ramachandra Journal Of Medicine July-Dec 2013, Vol.6, Issue 2
27) Arcot Rekha,Sujatha Narayanamoorthy,TR Rajkumar :The liver and the foetus at risk-Antiphospholipid syndrome and HELLP syndrome. JK science vol 17(1)Jan-Marc 2015
28) Jayanth X Leo,APratap,VPai,Pari,Rekha A: Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours in neurofibromatosis type I .Sri Ramachandra Journal of Medicine Jan-Jun 2014,Vol 7,Issue 1
29)Monisha Venugopal,Naresh Datluri,Prabhu Purushothaman,Anukiran R,Arcot Rekha: Carcinoma of the ovary presenting as cutaneous metastases.Case Reports in clinical Medicine,2016,5,500-504
30) R Selvi,SM Sarnam,,S.Kayavizhi,P Venkatachalam,A.Rekha,R Selvaraj,Shanthi Vijayaraghavan: altered regulation of Ure A and β catenin gene expression levels in Helicobacteria pylori associated chronic gastritis.Indian journal of Applied microbiologyVol 20,number 2,July-Dec 2017,74-83
31) Prem Anandh,A.RekhaTo evaluate the efficiency of urinary trypsinogen 2 dipstick in diagnosing acute pancreatitis,Journal of evidence based medicine and health Vol 3:issue 64,Aug 11,2016
32) PS Muthu Subramanian, R Vimal Chander, Rekha Arcot Synchronous breast carcinoma with discordant histologic pictures Indian journal Of pathology and microbiology 2022 ,Vol 65 (1) 218-221
33) Sana Aboosalih,Anjali Rajagopal,Arihanth Ravichandran, Rekha Arcot : Surgical Outcome Risk Tool (SORT) in emergency surgical patients for outcome assessment Indian Journal of Surgery 10.1007/s12262-022-03298-3
International Publications
1) Rekha A,Ravi A: A retrospective study of necrotising fasciitis.International journal of lower extremitywounds,Vol2,issue1,46- 49,March2003
2) Rekha A,Ravi A,Sandhya Sundaram,Prathiba D:An uncommon sighting-lupus vulgaris of the foot. International journal of lower extremity wounds,Vol2,issue2,46-49,June 2003
3) Rekha A,Ravi A,ThankaJ,S.Kuruvilla:Chronic lower limb ulcer?No chloroma International journal of lower extremity wounds,Vol2,issue2,46- 49,Sept 2003
4) Rekha A,Sandhya Sundaram,Ravi A,NarasimhanR : Extra-articular pigmented villonodular synovitis.International Journal of lower extremity wounds Vol.3, issue 2,107- 109,June2004
5) Rekha A,Ravi A: Sciatic Nerve Schwannoma.International journal of lower extremity wounds,Vol.3,issue 3,pg165- 167,Sep200
6) Rekha A:Keloids-a frustrating hurdle in wound healing .International Wound Journal, Vol.1,issue1
7) Rekha A,Ravi A,Nandigam Venu,Shivanraj:Malignant melanoma with elephantiasis- co-existence or an association? International journal of lower extremity wounds Vol4,issue 1 March 2005,Pg60-64
8) Maria E Oliva Arcot Rekha, Albert Yellin Jacyr Pasternak,Maria Campos, Gilbert M Rose , Timothy Babinchak, Evelyn J EllisGrosse , Evan Loh: A multicenter trial of the efficacy and safety of tigecycline versus imipenem/cilastatin in patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections.BMC Infectious Diseases 2005, 5:88 doi:10.1186/1471-2334-5-88 ,
9) Rekha Arcot ,Gopalan TR :Von Recklinghausen neurofibromatosisPachydermatocoele causing lower limbgigantism. International journal of lower extremity wounds March 2006;5(1):61-63
10) Rekha A,Ravi A :Tracheocoele –the tracheal diverticulum .Singapore Medical Journal
11) Rekha A,Gopalan T.R. Civilian injury gas gangrene-a clinical challenge .International journal of lower extremity wounds2007 Jun;6(2):98-101
12)Rekha A,Anupma Jyoti Kindo,Ravi A Fusarium solanii in the post transplant -an unusual fungus.International Journal of lower extremity patient wounds Vol 7,No 1,March 2008: 38-40.
13) Rekha A,Ravi A,Vijayaraghavan K.S:Paraganglioma neck-A neuroendocrine tumour re-visited.International Journal Of Angiology 2008:17(3):162-165
14)Rekha A,Anupma J Kindo,Ravi A,P Sounderajan :Infection caused by Histoplasma capsulatum in a post renal transplant recipient.SaudiJournal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation 2010;21(6):1115-7
15) Rekha A, Rai DK:Tendon Xanthomas.The Foot(20) 2010:85-86
16) Rekha A:Compartment syndrome in the lower extremity: Case Reviews and opinionsVol. 2 (2) pp.28-30, June 2010
17) Anupma J Kindo,Sidharth Giri, Shalinee Rao,Rekha A:Abscesses that do not respond to incision and drainage International journal of lower extremity wounds2010 (9) 160-161
18) Rekha A,Shalinee Rao,Thanka J Rajendiran S,Ravi A:Desmoplastic small round cell tumour. Chronicles of the young scientist ,Vol3(1),Jan-Mar 2012
19) Rekha A,Ravi A Non articular synovial cell sarcoma of the back, Medical practices and reviews a hairy naevus :An uncommon association! Vol. 2(3), pp 33-36, May 2011
20)Sujatha NM,Arcot Rekha:In a Ileal diverticulum ,gastric perforation Report of a fatal case.International Journal of morphology 2010, Vol. 28, no 4 1273-1276
21)Rekha A,Ravi A: Understanding the processus vaginalis-The abdomino scrotal hydrocele. International journal of morphology 3091):61- 63:2012
22) Sujatha Narayanamoorthy,Arcot Rekha Male breast cancer –exploring new horizons. Surgical chronicles 2011:16(4),217-220
23)Sujatha Narayanamoorthy,Arcot RekhaThe varied presentations of Meckel’s diverticula: An analysis of a small series. Chirurgia 2012 Aug: 25(4);239-42
24) Arcot Rekha,Santhosh V,A.Ravi Cutaneous diffuse B cell Lymphoma Case reports in clinical medicine presenting as a subcutaneous swelling Vol.2, No.2, 143-146 (2013)
25) Arcot Rekha:Desmoid tumors-The aggressive fibromatosis .Clinical reviews and opinions. Vol. 5(3), pp. 29-32, May 2013
26) Arcot Rekha, Leena D Joseph,V.M. Pai Anal melanomas-the sun does not shine on this mucosa.Medical Practices and reviews vol 5(1),PP1-5,Feb 2014
27)Arcot Rekha,Keerthi Kumaran,Parimuthukumar :Tuberculous olecranon bursitis Case Reports in Clinical Medicine (3) 281-285,2014
28) Jayanth Leo,Parimuthukumar VPai,A.Rekha,Bhuvana:Laparoscopy assisted management of vaginal evisceration. International journal of recent trends in science and technology Oct 2014;12 (3);461- 463
29) A.Rekha, Keerthi Kumaran,R.Anukiran
:Lymphatic malformations compressible
macro micro cystic lesions. International
Journal of latest research in Science and
Technology vol (3),Issue 6.107-110,Dec 2014
30) Arcot Rekha,Apoorva Pratap,Pari
Muthukumar, Jayanth leo ,VM Pai
Keratotic and pigmented basal cell
carcinoma.Case reports in clinical medicine
2015 (4),19-22
31)Arcot Rekha,Karthikeyan
B,R.Anukiran:Carcinoid a small series and a
review of literature. International Journal of
latest research in science and technology
vol4(1)102-105, Jan-Feb 2015
32)VM Pai,Pari Muthukumar,Apoorva
Prathap,Jayanth L.Rekha A: Transoral
endoscopic thyroidectomy: a case
report.International journal Of Surgery
33)Arcot Rekha Prabhu,Rufus Edwin R
Anukiran: PNET /Ewings Sarcoma-rare
extraosseous presentation. Case reports in
clinical medicine Vol.5 No.3, March 2016,95-
34)Agil S,Ratna ,Bharath N,A.Rekha :A case
of primary actinomycosis and secondary
eumycetoma in the anterior abdominal wall-a
case report: Surgical update: international
Journal of surgery and orthopaedics Oct-Dec
2018/vol4/issue 4,183-87
35) Dev Merlin Samuel,Bharath N,Manoj
prabhu ,K Rahman, Arcot Rekha:Fungal
carbuncle due to Apophysomyces elegans -a
case report: Case reports in clinical
36) Pradeep Balineni,Kannan D,Rekha A
malignant peripheral sheath tumour of the
pancreas-a case report: International Journal
of Surgery Case Reports Vol 55C,2019,pg
37) R. Vijai,J. Ruban Kumar, R. Arihanth,
Manoj Prabu, Narayanasami Bharath,
Khalilur Rahman, Arcot Rekha.
Schwannomas—Atypical Presentation and
Challenges-Case Reports in Clinical
Medicine, 2019, 8, 93-98
38) Sivaram Sridharan,G
Muthukumaran,Arcot Rekha,Touzeen
Hussain. Organo axial volvulus-Chronic
haematoma and a gastric twist. Case Reports
In Clinical Medicine,2019,8,152-156
39) Keerthana Devi D,Arcot RekhaIncidence of ostomy in a tertiary care
teaching institution ,Case Reports in clinical
40) Keerthana S,Arcot Rekha; awareness
about breast cancer in women of the lower
socio economic strata at a tertiary care
institution Case Reports in Clinical
Medicine, 2019, 8, 205-215
41) Shifa zareena,KB Dinesh,Bharath
N,Marunraj,Arcot RekhaVenous
malformation of the parotid gland
International Journal of Angiology DOI .org
42) Ann Rhoda Abraham,Narayanasami
Bharath, Arcot Rekha Fractures of the penis
International Journal of Case Reports , 2019
4:87 (ISSN:2572-8776)
43) Radhakrishnan Selvi, Perumal
Venkatachalam , Arcot Rekha , K.
Dharaniya , S. Ayesha , R. Selvaraj, Shanthi
Vijayaraghavan Helicobacter pylori Virulent
Genes in the Upregulation of CCL20 and
βactin Expression and Progression towards
Gastric Disorders Journal of Microbiology
and Infectious Diseases 2019; 9 (3):116-124
44) Madhumitha Prabhakaran,Bharat
Narayanasami,Arcot Rekha Assessment of
thyroid profile in patients with fissure in ano
in the South Indian Population. International
surgery Journal 2019, Oct;6(10);3694-3697
45) Zareena S, Bharat N, Kumar ACS,
Vardhini RH & Rekha A. (2020) Malignant
Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor -A Rare
Combination of Yolk Sac Tumor and
Immature Teratoma. International Journal of
Medical and Clinical Imaging, 5(1): 69-72.
46) Agil Selvam, Bharath N, A.Rekha ,An
interesting case of ancient schwannoma in the
sciatic nerve:International journal of medical
Science and Advanced Clinical Research
(IJMACR)Vol(2)Issue 6,256-260
47) Annamalai,Agil Selvam,Arcot Rekha An
interesting case of Schwannoma left hand
case report:International Journal of Surgery
Science 2020; 4(1): 158-160
48) Jennifer Joy J,Anna Rhoda
Abraham,Arihanth R,Agil S,Vinoth
M,A.Rekha A case of vaginal leiomyoma
:International Journal of Surgery Science
2020; 4(1): 254-256
49) Rekha A, Zareena S, Harshavardhini R
(2020) Challenges in Management of Hydatid
Cyst. J Surg 5: 1293. Volume 05; Issue 05
DOI: 10.29011/2575-9760.001293
50) Anukiran Ravichandran, Arihanth R,
Annie Sam and Arcot Rekha : Clinical
Image of Carotid Body Tumor , Clin Surg.
2020; 5: 2719
51) Pradeep Balineni, Rekha Arcot, Sandeep
Pathivada, Bharath Narayanasami Multiple
primary malignancies: Vigilance is paramount
in identification Clinical reviews and
Opinions Vol. 9(1), pp. 1-6, January-June,
52) Rekha A, Dinesh KB, Sivarahini G,
Arihanth Ravichandran:Surgical practice in a
medical college hospital in COVID times:
International Journal of Case Reports(2020)
53) Naresh Duthaluri, Adith C, Prabhu P,
Rekha A. Evaluation of laboratory risk
indicator for necrotizing fasciitis (LRINEC)
scoring system for diagnosis of necrotizing
fasciitis in patients presenting with soft tissue
infection. International Journal of Case
Reports, 2020; 4:155. DOI: 10.28933/ijcr2020-08-1106S
54) A.Rekha. COVID’s impact on surgical
training. International Research Journal of
Health Education, 2020; 3:12. DOI:
55) Selvam A, Pandian K, Baban KP, Vinoth
M, Rekha A Undifferentiated Spindle Cell
Sarcoma in the Retroperitoneum-Case Report
,Archives of Surgery and Clinical Case
Reports 3,(3) 147
56) Sana Salih,Manoj Prabhu,
Jayaganesh,Anbalagan P,Kannan D,Rekha A
Intracholecystic papillary tubular neoplasm-a
rare differential diagnosis of carcinoma gall
bladder International Journal of Case
Reports IJCR, 2020; 5:157
57) Arihanth Ravichandran,Anbalagn
P,Rekha A: Laparoscopic excision of a Type
II choledochal cyst with cystolithiasis. J Min
Access Surg 10.4103
58) M. Rubina Fathimaa, Arcot Rekha ,CT
Scan of the Foot in Patients with Chronic
Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcer : Case
Reports in Clinical Medicine, 2020, 9, 335-
59) Arihanth Ravichandran, Vimal
Chander,Chitra S, Rekha Arcot Hormone
receptor expression in non cancer breast
lesions International Journal of Case
Reports(2020) 4:180
60) Arihanth Ravichandran, Sudharshan
murthy, Rekha Arcot:Non Recurrent
laryngeal nerve -An aberrant encountered at
thyroidectomy . Int J Anat Res 2020,
61) Agil Selvam, Pavithira Sothinathan ,
Kothe Pallavi Baban , Arcot Rekha ,
Kumaran K :A Richter In A Femoral Hernia,
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical
Medicine, Volume 07, Issue 08, 2020, 3617-
62) Jeevan Ruban Kumar, Nikitha Moorthy,
R. Arihanth and Rekha Arcot: Case Series of
Opportunistic Deep Seated Fungal Infections
in Surgical Practice in an Agrarian Society,
European Journal of Medical and Health
Sciences Vol 2(6) Dec 2020,30-33
63) Manoj PrabhuKR,Vishnukumar KG,
Sana Aboosalih, Preeti K, Rekha A: What is
the perception of Covid 19 in our
community? A study on the level of
awareness in the community and assessment
of various socio demographic parameters
European Journal Of Molecular and Clinical
Medicine Vol 08,Issue 03,2020
64) Agil Selvam, Pallavi Kothe, Vinoth M,
Arcot Rekha, Jaya Ganesh: Interesting case
of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberance, J Case
Rep Images Surg 2021;7:100083Z12AS2021.
65) Sudharshan Murthy, Saravanan
Sundaram,Rekha Arcot Fournier’s Gangrene
due to fish bone migration European Journal
of Molecular & Clinical Medicine ISSN
2515-8260 ,Volume 08, Issue 03, 2021,2675-
66) Nandhija Devi J, Meyyyappan M,
Muthiah B, Rekha A : Duplicated inferior
vena cava- a throwback to embryologic
atavism Journal of Surgical Case Reports And
Images Vol4(4) 076 DOI:10.31579/2690-
67)K G Vishnukumar, Sudharshan S
Murthy,Abishek KS, Manoj Prabhu
KR,Rekha A: A rare interstitial post
appendectomy incisional hernia Case Reports
In Clinical Medicine Vol 10.No 5,146-
51,May 2021
68) T Abinaya Preethi, Rufus Ranjitsingh,
SN Saravana Sundaram, P Jayaganesh,
Rekha Arcot. Mucinous Cystadenoma of
Ovary-How Large Can They Grow? Sur
Cas Stud Op Acc J. 6(3) – 2021.
69) Bubeshvar VS, Shobana M, Rufus
Ranjitsingh Edwin,Rekha A Squamous cell
carcinoma of the anal canal-a series of 2
cases.Surg Clin J. 2021; 2(5): 1039
70) Vineeth Sridhar, Pallavi Baban Kothe,
Arihanth Ravichandran, Rekha Arcot HIV
and the Breast -A varied and unique
spectrum of lesions. Surgery Clinics Journal
Vol 02 article 1037,page 83-84
71) Adith Chinnaswami, Prabhu
Purushothaman, Naresh Duthaluri, Rekha
Arcot; Comparison of bag and non bag
extraction of gallstones through laparoscopy
International Journal of Current Research
And Review vol 13,issue 20,2021,102-106
72) G Vikram Reddy, KG VishnuKumar,
Saravanan Sundaram SN,Rufus Ranjitsingh
Edwin, Rekha Arcot:Papillary carcinoma of
the thyroid-All lymph nodes on imaging are
not metastatic Surgery Clinics Journal
2021,vol2 article 1038,pg 85-87
73)Jawharun Nisa S , Tasmia Papa, Saravana
Sundaram SM and Rekha Arcot:Carcinoma
Pancreas Presenting with Jejunal Perforation
Surg Clin J. 2021; 2(6): 1041.
74)Seshasayee, Pavan G, Saravana SSN,
Rufus Ranjit S.E, Rekha A, (2021)
“Dystrophic Calcification of Scrotum –
Calcinosis Cutis.” Sis Med Surg Case Rep J
1(1): 21-25.
75)Harini. K, Shobana M, Rekha. A ,
Muthukumaran. G, (2021) “Hashimoto’s
Thyroiditis – A Clinical, Biochemical and
Histopathological Profile.” Sis Med Surg
Case Rep J 1(1): 13-20
76)Sivarahini Ganesan , Anjali Rajagopal ,
Manoj Prabhu , Muthuvel Ezakki , Rekha
Arcot: Parotid Abscess in A Case of Acute
Lymphoblastic Leukemia :JK Science:
Journal of Medical Education & Research
Vol. 24 No. 1, Jan-March 2022
77)S. N. Saravana Sundaram MBBS, MS.,
Rufus Ranjithsingh Edwin MBBS, MS,
Jyothsna Chelikam, Arihanth Ravichandran,
Rekha Arcot MS, FRCS(G) The Morel
Lavallée lesion – a closed degloving injury
and the ensuing collection EJBPS, 2022,
Volume 9, Issue 1, 262-264
78)P.Pavan Goud , Seshasayee , S.N.
Saravana Sundaram , Rufus Ranjitsingh
Edwin , Rekha A; A Rare Case of Splenic
Infarcts in Sickle Cell Anemia J Surgical
Case Reports and Images 5(2); DOI:
79)Katari GKV, Saravana SSN, Rufus RE,
Anbalagan P and Arcot Rekha: Gastric Gastro
Intestinal Stromal Tumour Int J Surg
Surgical Tech 2022, 6(1):
Presentations (in Conferences/ CMEs)Papers presented at NATIONAL CONFERENCES
Obstructive jaundice –A study of 78 cases
Association of the Surgeons of India 1996
Monomorphic adenoma-Minor Salivary
Gland tumour, Dec,1996,Mumbai
Association of the Surgeons of India 1996
Haemobilia causing obstructive jaundice
,Aug,2000 ,NagercoilASI-TN and Pondy
Multiple gastrointestinal perforations
,Dec,2000 ,New Delhi,Association of the
Surgeons of India 2000
Pancreatic carcinoma presenting as scalp
secondaries,Dec,2000,New Delhi
Association of Surgeons of India 2000
Hydrocolloid dressings in chronic diabetic
ulcers, Feb,2001, Chennai
Extra cranial Schwannoma of the sciatic
nerve,Aug,2001,Chennai ,
ASI-TN and PondyChapter
Therapeutic embolisation in hepatocellular
carcinoma Sep,2001,Vellore,TN
Indian association of gastroenterologists
Haemorrhoidectomy-Laser Vs
Open,Dec,2001,Chennai ,
International lasers in medicine and surgery
Laparoscopic adhesiolysis of puerperal
sterilisation adhesions ,
Indian association gastroenterologist and
endoscopy surgeons
Mishaps during thyroidectomy, Feb,2002,
Chennai ,American college of
surgeons -Indian chapter
Necrotising fasciitis A SRMC experience,
Feb,2003, Chennai ,WoundCon 2003
Benign adult neck teratomas,Sept2003,
Chennai ,International college of
surgeons-Indian chapter
Predictors of mortality in infective fascial
gangrene, Sept,2003, Chennai
International college of surgeons Indian
Multiple breast lumps after renal transplant
The inside story, Nov 2003,
Pondicherry, International CME in
Tumour like lupus vulgaris-a case report, Dec
2003,Bhubaneshwar, IAPM
Desmoid tumours-how radical should the
excision be? Dec,2003, Pune
Association of surgeons of
Varied presentations of intussusception,
Dec,2003,Pune, Association of
surgeons of India, ASICON,2003
Uncommon tumour of the jejeunum, Dec2004
, Hyderabad ,Association of surgeons of
Pseudocysts of the pancreas,Dec2004,
Hyderabad ,Association of surgeons of
Bancrofti Vs Melanoma,Dec2004,Hyderabad
Association ofsurgeons of
Aids and Obstacles in Informed Consent
signing In Clinical Drug trials in Surgery,
Aug 2005,Chennai ASI-TN and Pondy
Abdominal trauma in a tertiary Care hospitalThe SRMC experience
Aug 2005,Chennai ,ASI-TN and Pondy
Late presentations-who is to blame?,Aug
2005,Chennai,ASI-TN and Pondy
The lingering pestilence-Abdominal
tuberculosis, Oct 2005 Chennai, National
Congress of the Indian association of
Medical Microbiologists
Pelvis fractures-an SRMC experience,Oct
2005,Chennai,International Trauma,
Anaesthesia and Critical Care Society (Indian
Head Injuries in SRMC,Oct
Trauma,Anaesthesia andCritical Care
society(Indian Chapter)
The spectrum of abdominal injuries,Oct
2005,Chennai,International Trauma,
Anaesthesia and Critical Care Society (Indian
Rare presentation in an uncommon locationEndometriosis in the canal of Nuck August
2006 Trichy,ASI-TNand P chapter 2006
Malignant myoepithelioma of the mammary
gland-a light microscopic and
immunohistochemical profile,Dec 2006,
Bangalore APCON 2006
Theranostic markers in non small cell lung
Nov 2010 ,India, International conferenceon
radiation biology
Pork tape worm in the gum-who knew? Sept
2014 India
Hydrocolloid dressings in chronic diabetic
foot ulcers ,June,2001 ,Oxford, UK , 6th
European Oxford summer School
Thyroid carcinoma in the Indian
Subcontinent-pitfalls and protocols, Oct,2001
Colombo ,Annual session of the college of
the surgeons of Srilanka
Therapeutic embolisation in hepatocellular
Carcinoma Oct,2001,Colombo, Annual
session of the college of surgeons of of Sri
Abdominal tuberculosis-Still lurks in the
second millennium
Annual session of the college of the
surgeons of Oct,2002 ,Colombo ,
Diabetes in India-what can we do to stem
stem the tide ? March 2005 Southampton UK
Diabetic vascular disease& wound
A gist of GISTs from the Indian subcontinent,
Aug 2005,Durban,SA ,International Surgical
Tigecycline as effective as Imipenem/
Cilastin in the treatment ofcomplicated Intraabdominal infections -an experience in India
16th European Congress of clinical
microbiology and infectious
April 2006 ,Nice,France(M.K. Ramesh, R.A.
Sastry, A.Rekha,A.C. Ashok, P. Dhar, E.J.
Clinicopathologic analysis of the mucosa
adjacent to gastric carcinoma-a report from
southern India,Nov 2006,Singapore ,Ist AsiaPacific gastric cancer conference
Assessment of invasive potential of gastric
carcinoma-a clinical an immuno
histochemical study,Nov 2006,Singapore ,Ist
Asia-Pacific gastric cancer conference
Mannheim’s Peritonitis Index-Is it valid?A
study from India, May 2009 ,
Antalya,Turkey,10th European congress of
trauma, emergency surgery
Thyroglossal duct cysts-more than just an
embryological remnant, July 2010, Prague,
Czech Republic, 2nd International
Symposium of Clinical
and applied anatomy
Dilemmas in poorly differentiated non small
cell lung cancer-Does immunohistochemistry
offer direction to diagnosis? Oct
2010,Melbourne,Australia Lung Cancer
Epidermal Growth factor expression in non
small cell carcinoma-paving the way for
targeted therapy? Oct 2010
Melbourne,Australia Lung Cancer
Conference 2010
Profile of lung cancers from a tertiary care
Centre in South India – an increasing trend
with a paradigm shift Oct 2010 ,Melbourne,
Australia Lung Cancer Conference,2010
Carcinoid and the surgeon-A study from a
Single centre in S.India
May 2011,Cebu,Phillipines,Asian congress of
Gastrointestinal stromal tumors – a clinical
and immunohistochemical analysis. May
2011 Cebu,Phillipines Asian congress of
Diaphragmatic injuries and the associated
injuries spectrum,May 2012,Basel,
Switzerland, ECTES
Comparative analysis of acute pancreatitis
due to alcohol and gall stones
May 2014, Frankfurt,Germany,15th
Cauliflower ear-The pugilist and the insane,
2014,Frankfurt,Germany,15th ECTES,WTC
Gender Discrimination Experienced by
Medical Trainees presented at the 2020
Annual Research Meeting ,Virtual online,
July 2020.
Guest lectures delivered
Delivered an invited guest lecture on
Theranostic markers in non small cell lung
cancer at theICRB conference at SRMC in
Nov 2010
Delivered a series of lectures at World Med,
Baku, Azerbaijan,May 2011 as part of their
continuing education programme
Delivered a lecture on neuroendocrine
tumours of the pancreas at the XV Annual
Rapid Review and revision course at SRU,Jan
Delivered the Sarath Chandra CME lecture on
“Abdominal Trauma” at the TN and
Pondychapter of the ASI at Trichy,Aug,2013.
Speaker at the workshop on ‘Basic and
molecular diagnostics in mycology’ Oct
Was a resource person (faculty) for the
clinical case discussion at CMC, Vellore on
Delivered a lecture on “Abdominal trauma” to
the African Union at the CME for the Pan
Africane Network project for
telemedicine,Jan 2014
Delivered a lecture on “Abdominal trauma”
at the 16th Annual Rapid review and revision
coursein General Surgery,SRMC,Feb
Was a resource person at the workshop on
Vishaka guidelines, organized by the Centre
for women’s advancement, SRU,May 2014
and July 2014
Delivered a guest lecture at the “Basics and
Beyond in breast diseases” CME organized
by the department of radiology, SRU.
Was a resource person at the clinical case
discussion on ”Gastric Carcinoma” organized
by the Indian women doctors association at
Madras Medical College in Aug 2015
Attended the revised basic workshop
organized by the MCI nodal centre,Sri
Ramachandra medical college,from 6th to 8th
Delivered a lecture at the IMMIX -An
integrated approach to breast disease at SRU
on Oct 30th
-31st ,2015.
Delivered a lecture on “Gastric Carcinoma” at
the Annual Rapid Review course in general
surgery at SRU on 27th Jan 2016
Delivered a lecture on “Surgery of the thyroid
gland” at the CME on Management of thyroid
disorders and tumours organized by
Meenakshi Medical College
Hospital,Enathur,Kanchipuram on
Delivered a lecture on Skin and soft tissue
swellings at Saveetha Undergraduate CME of
the association of Surgeons of India,Oct 2017.
Co-chaired a session on case based
discussions at the PG CME, organised by
Madras medical college ,Jan 2018.
Chaired a session on carcinoma breast at the
PG Exam oriented course at Saveetha
Medical college,Feb 2018.
Participated as a delegate in the CME on
“Nutritional support in critically ill:Busting
the myths” at Saveetha Medical College,April
Resource person at the clinical case
discussion on “Oral carcinoma” organised by
the Indian women Doctors’ Association at
Madras Medical College, July
Was a resource person for the revised basic
Course on medical education organised by
Saveetha Medical education unit, Oct
2018and delivered a lecture on “Principles of
interactive learning in a large group”.
Was an invited faculty for the IAGES,2019
organised at Coimbatore, where I delivered a
lecture on ‘Meshes and
Was invited faculty for Stansurg 2019,
organised by Stanley Medical College,
Jan2019. Organised the career counselling
session,along with the Royal college of
surgeons of Edinburgh ,Jan 24,2019.
Was faculty for the PG CME organised by
Saveetha Medical College,Feb 2019.
Was a delegate in the 8th breast reconstructive
and aesthetic surgery conference
(BRASCON) held on 15-17 Feb 2019 at
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi,
Was faculty in the Saveetha Surgical
innovation Hackathon 2019, at SIMATS,11-
12 March 2019,as part of the Harvard
Medical school program in Global Surgery
and social change.
Was chairperson at Auris 2k19,conducted by
the department of anatomy,April
209,Saveetha Medical College
Was invited Faculty and Chair person at the
International College of Surgeons, Indian
chapter held at Madurai 15,16,June
Was faculty and chairperson at The Chennai
Colo rectal ASICON 2019, Chennai, 23 June
Was Faculty at the Surgical CME ,delivered a
talk on Obstructive Jaundice organised by the
Women doctor’s association, at Madras
Medical College, July 2019,Chennai.
Was invited faculty for IMMIX 2019,
organised by the Breast Imaging Society, and
SRMC, Oct 2019.
Participated as faculty at the TN chapter of
ASI for the Zonal refresher course,9-10,Nov
Chaired a session on Women in surgery at the
program organised by SEED and the Boston
Childrens hospital (PGCSS) in Nov 2019
Delivered an oration on Trauma and the
surgeon,at the ASICON 2019,Bhubaneswar
Was invited faculty for the MMC Surgicon
Annual CME 2020,held at MMC 20-23
Was faculty at the PG surgery Exam
orientation course held at Saveetha Medical
College on 11,12 Feb 2020
Delivered a guest lecture to the Medical
Education Unit on “ Teaching and
assessment of skills-a review plan for the
instructor” on 31 Oct,2020 at Saveetha
Medical College
Was the speaker/ resource person for the
Abbott Nutrition e CME “Nutritional care in
ERAS” on Feb 9,2021.
Was a resource person in the ‘Training
program for post graduates “Pedagogy” on
24, 25 Feb,2021, organised by the Medical
Education Unit, Saveetha Medical College.
Was the invited speaker at the webinar on
Haemorrhoidal disease; Management
algorithm across the grades ,15th June,2021 at
1730 hours.
Was the invited speaker at the e CME on “GI
dysfunction & Hospital Malnutrition: Role of
Peptide-Based Therapeutic Nutrition” on 22
June 2021 at 1730 hours
Was invited national faculty for the General
Surgery PG clinics on July 16,2021 conducted
as a Zoom meeting.
Was a resource person for the Revised Basic
workshop & AETCOM held during 11th to
13th Aug,2021 organised under the aegis of
SRIHER and Saveetha Medical College and
Hospital and delivered the lecture on
“Formative and Summative assessment”.
Was a resource person for the Revised Basic
workshop & AETCOM held during 6th to 8th
Oct, 2021 organised under the aegis of
SRIHER and Saveetha Medical College and
Hospital and delivered the lecture on
“Formative and Summative assessment”.
Was a resource person for the undergraduate
surgery exam orientation course organised on
27th Oct,2021 ,at Saveetha Medical College,
Projects (Ongoing & Completed)As Principal investigator
Randomised,double blind-phase 3 trial
comparing the efficacy and safety of
Tigecycline Vs Imipenem,cilastin in
complicated intra-abdominal infections.
Randomised,double blind-phase 2 comparing
investigational product vs cephalexin in skin
and soft tissue infections in adults
Randomised,double blind-phase 2 comparing
investigational product vs cephalexin in skin
and soft tissue infections in paediatric
Randomised double blind phase 2 trial
comparing gemcitabane and
immunomodulator inpancreatic carcinoma
Phase II,randomized trials in measuring
safety and efficacy of the dosing of
Oritavancin As Co investigator
Randomised,double blind-phase 3 trial
comparing the efficacy and safety of
Tigecycline Vs vancomycin,Aztreonam in
skin and soft tissue infections
Randomised,double blind-phase phase 3
comparing efficacy of WCK77 Vs
vancomycin/linezolid in skin and soft tissue
Gram negative sepsis
Pilot study on the role of thermography in
detection of carcinoma breast in conjunction
with DAE,Kalpakkam.
Academic and clinical Research
Guide for the post graduate thesis on
“Comparative analysis of outcomes in
patients with pancreatitis due to gall stones
and due to alcohol” 2015
Guide for the PG thesis on “Urinary
trypsinogen as a marker of acute pancreatitis
in the surgical abdomen -Sri Ramachandra
Medical college, 2016
Guide for the PG thesis on LRINEC score for
Necrotising fasciitis,Sri Ramachandra
Medical college,2017
Guide for the PhD thesis on “Host gene
expression and virulence factor of
Helicobacter pylori in patients with chronic
gastritis” -Ms Selvi Radhakrishnan Sri
ramachandra University March 2021
Guide for the PG thesis on “Urinary
trypsinogen as a marker of acute pancreatitis
in the surgical abdomen -Saveetha Medical
college, 2020.
Guide for the PG thesis on “Clinico
sonomammographic profile of patients with
breast lumps and their microscopic
correlation” -Saveetha Medical college, 2021
Guide for the PG thesis on “Correlation of
CRP/Neutrophilic count with Alvarado
scoring in acute appendicitis’ Saveetha
Medical; College,2022
Positions Held /
Accomplishments / Awards /
Grants (if applicable)
Academic And administrative posts
At Sri Ramachandra University

Associate Dean (students) June 2012-May
Associate Controller Examinations (April
2012-July 2013)
Professor of surgery since 2010
Project Co-ordinator-Clinical Research
Member of the Internal Quality Assurance
Cell (IQAC)
Member of the post graduate ethics committee
Joint Editor-Sri Ramachandra Journal of
Member in charge of Mentoring-Medical
education Unit (Dec 2014)
Member of the Promotions
Treasurer of the Centre for
women’s advancement
At Saveetha university
Professor of surgery-chief unit
III Sept 2017
Associate Dean-accreditation
and international affairs Oct
Associate Dean for Post
graduate Medical Education
March 2022
Member -Medical education Unit
Sept 2018
Advisor for the Harvard Program
in Global Surgery and Social
Change strategy plan group,
Boston Children’s hospital Aug
Member of the women’s
advancement centre March 2019
Apollo Institute Of Medical
Sciences and Research
Dean and Professor of Surgery
from 1,Aug,2022
Awards and honours
Academic distinctions
As an Undergraduate Medical student
(Kilpauk Medical College)
Certificate of honour in Anatomy
Certificate of honour in
Certificate of honour in
Certificate of honour in Forensic
As a postgraduate resident in surgery
(Stanley Medical College)
Silver Jubilee Medal in General surgery
Irayadimai Jaybudeen prize in general
surgery-University Medal
District Surgeon Shanmugam prize in general
surgery-University Medal
Dr Mohan prize in general surgery-University
As Faculty at Sri Ramachandra Medical
College And Research Centre
Awarded a bursary to travel to UK, to attend
the 6th European Oxford Summer School, to
present the paper ‘Hydrocolloid dressings in
chronic diabetic foot ulcers’, June 2001
Won the best paper award at the American
College of surgeons, for the paper, ‘Mishaps
during thyroidectomy’, Feb 2002
Won the best investigator award at the
Annual session -College of surgeons of Sri
Lanka, for the paper ‘Abdominal tuberculosis
–still lurks in the second millennium,Sept
Awarded the GG Chatterjee fellowship by the
Association of surgeons of India,Dec 2002.
Honoured with the ISSF Travel scholar award
by the International Society of Surgeons
Foundation to travel to The International
Surgical Week at Durban, Aug 2005
Awarded the travel grant by the Australia
Lung Foundation to travel to the 3rd
AustraliaLung Cancer Conference,
Melbourne, Oct 2010
As Faculty as Saveetha Medical College
Delivered the Jai Pal singh oration on
“Trauma and the surgeon” at the annual
conference of the Association of Surgeons of
India, Bhuvaneswar Dec 2019.
Conferred with a fellowship of the Royal
College of Surgeons of Glasgow, Feb2020
Areas of InterestBreast and laparoscopic surgery
Medical education
Research in higher education
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