D.N.B (Med), PDF (Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology)

Academic Qualifications:

  • Post-doctoral Fellowship: Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India (March 2012 to February 2014)
  • Post-graduation: Diplomate Of National Board in General Medicine (Ministry Of Health and Family Welfare,Government of India) from Pushpagiri Institute Of Medical Sciences, Tiruvalla, Kerala, India (August 2007 to July 2010)
  • Undergraduate: M.B.B.S. from Dr. D.Y Patil’s Medical College, Kolhapur, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik, Maharashtra, India (June 2000 to December 2005)
  • Trained in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound ;Medical Centre for Rheumatology, Berlin, Germany

Speciality: Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology.

Experience: More than 7 years

Achievement & Publications:  

  • Presented a Poster In IRACON 2012 (National Conference for Rheumatology - Indian Rheumatology Association) on “Safety, efficacy and compliance of pulse oral cyclophosphamide in autoimmune diseases”
  • Presented a Poster In IRACON 2013 (National Conference for Rheumatology - Indian Rheumatology Association) on “Anti C1q antibodies in Primary and secondary Vasculitis”
  • Paper presentation on Management of Lupus Nephritis, CME, Christian Medical college, Vellore, India.
  • Paper Presentation on Seronegative spondyloarthritis at CME in Christian Medical College, Vellore, India.
  • Best presenter Award at the ”Journal club” held at Pushpagiri Medical college for the year 2008-2009.
  • Case presentation at API meet Kerala chapter , Trivandrum 2009.
  • Case report published in Pushpagiri Medical Journal 2009 issue.
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • SLE, Vasculitis, Lupus nephritis, Inflammatory arthritis, Inflammatory myositis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis
  • Crohn's disease
  • Celiac disease 
  • Dealing with biological agents like TNF alpha blockers (Infliximab, Etarnacept);Anti CD 20 antibody (Rituximab);IL-6 inhibitors (Tocilizumab).
  • Paediatric Rheumatology
  • Various procedures like joint injections, injections for carpal tunnel syndrome, De quervains tenosynovitis, trigger finger, muscle biopsy, nerve biopsy and lip biopsy.
  • Day
  • Morning
    12.00 PM to 04:00 PM
  • Evening
    05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
  • Association