Dr.T.S. Chandrasekar

Dr.T.S. Chandrasekar
Gastroenterologist, Chennai

MBBS, MD, DM, D.Sc, FRCP (Glasg), FRCP, (Edin) FICP, FIMSA

  • 2 Hospitals
  • President Elect, Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Tamilnadu Chapter, 2011-2012.
  • President Elect, Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India, 2006-2007
  • Vice President, Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India , 2005-2006
  • Chairman & Chief Interventional Gastroenterologist from MedIndia Hospitals MedIndia Institute of Medical Specialties,(MIMS), Chennai, TamilNadu, South India, (October 2001 onwards till date)
  • Chief Interventional Gastroenterologist from MedIndia Hospitals MedIndia Institute of Medical Specialties,(MIMS) Coimbatore & Chennai, TamilNadu, South India, (1997 to till date)
  • Organised a new Department In-charge & Chief Gastroenterologist from Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Coimbatore Medical College & Hospital, Coimbatore, TamilNadu, South India,(7th April 1989 to 31st July 1997)
  • Assistant Professor from Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Madras Medical College, Madras, TamilNadu, South India, (13th October 1986 to 31st March 1989)
  • Senior Resident, Department of Gastroenterology from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India, (23rd January 1984 to 23rd January 1986)
  • Junior Resident, Department of Medicine from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India(1st January 1982 to 31st December 1983)
  • House Job & Research Fellow from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India, )14th July 1980 to 31st December 1981)
  • Compulsory Rotary Residential Internship (CRRI) from Govt. Rajaji Hospital Madurai Medical College, Madurai, TamilNadu, South India(23rd January 1979 to 23rd January 1980)
VISITING PROFESSOR
  • Adjunct Professor, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai since December, 2010
  • Visiting Professor at Raja Muthiah Medical College, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, TamilNadu
  • Visiting Professor, Arupadai Veedu Medical College, Pondicherry, India.
  • Advisory Panel Member, Scientific Committee for G.K.N.M. Hospital, Coimbatore and Sri Ramakrishna Hospital, Coimbatore (Tertiary care centres offering Dip NB program)
  • Visiting Consultant Gastroenterologist, Southern Railway Hospital, Perambur, Chennai, 2004-2005

Experience

Gastroenterologist, MedIndia Hospitals, Coimbatore - Currently working here

Visiting Consultant, G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, Coimbatore - Currently working here

Specialities

  • Gastroenterology

Expertise

Education

  • MBBS, MD, DM, D.Sc, FRCP (Glasg), FRCP, (Edin) FICP, FIMSA
  • MBBS from Madurai Medical College Madurai, 04-02-1980
  • MD (Internal Medicine) from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research(PGIMER), Chandigarh, 07-01-1983
  • DM (Gastroenterology) from Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research(PGIMER), Chandigarh, 23-01-1985
  • FRCP from Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow, 22-07-2009
  • D.Sc (Honoris Causa) from The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, 10-09-2009
  • FRCP from Royal College of Physicians of Edinburg, 25-11-2009
  • FICP from Indian College of Physicians, 29-11-2009
  • FIMSA from International Medical Sciences Academy, 23-10-2009

Practice Information

MedIndia Hospitals, Chennai

MedIndia Hospitals, Chennai

#83, Valluvar Kottam High Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600034

G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, Coimbatore

G. Kuppuswamy Naidu Memorial Hospital, Coimbatore

P.B. No. 6327, Nethaji Road, Pappanaickenpalayam, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu - 641037

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES & CONTRIBUTIONS SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS INVITED AS FACULTYInternational Faculty:Invited as International Faculty/V.I.P. Participant, for the 10th World Congress of Gastroenterology, LOS Angeles, U.S.A., October '94 as a panelist for the symposium on Chronic Pancreatitis - World Consensus Diagnosis, Classification and Management.
  • Invited as International Faculty for the Endoscopy Workshop, Srilanka, 1999
  • Invited as International Faculty for the Endoscopy Workshop, Srilanka, 2000
  • Invited as International Faculty for the Endoscopy Workshop, Srilanka, 2004
  • Invited Faculty, Asia Pacific Digestive Diseases Week (APDDW), New Delhi, 2008.
  • International Workshop on Advanced GI Endoscopy, 20th - 22nd February 2009, Hyderabad.
  • Special Invitee of the Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI) for the World Council of Gastroenterology, London, November 21-26, 2009.
  • International G.I. Conference, Dubai, 2009
  • International G.I. Conference, Mauritius, 2009
  • International G.I. Conference, Egypt, March, 2010
  • International Digestive Disease Conference, Hongkong, June, 2011
  • National Faculty (Invited):National Therapeutic G.I. Endoscopy Workshop, Chennai, Dec 1993
  • National Therapeutic G.I. Endoscopy Workshop, Mumbai, January 1995.
  • Endotherapy Workshop, Nagercoil, October 1999.
  • 2nd International Workshop on Therapeutic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Hyderabad, February 2000
  • “GASTROCON 2000”, Salem, April 2000.
  • National Surgical Update, Trivandrum, July 2000
  • Academic Conference of Indian Medical Association, Acadima 2000, New Delhi, 2000.
  • International GI Endoscopy Workshop “Gastroenterology Week”, New Delhi, November 2000.
  • G.I. Endoscopy Workshop, G.D. Hospital, Mayiladuthurai, Tamilnadu, November 2000.
  • 2nd National Update - CME in Gastroenterology, Chandigarh, February 2001.
  • Millenium Mediupdate 2001, Tuticorin, February 2001.
  • Conference on Gastroenterology “Gastro con 2001”, Salem, June 2001
  • 3rd International Workshop on Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy & National Conference of Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India, Mumbai, Feb 2001.
  • International ERCP Laparoscopy Workshop, Mumbai, June 2001
  • Hepato Con '2001, Stanley Hospital, Chennai, July 2001.
  • TNISG-Annual Meet 2001, CMC, Vellore, August 2001
  • ISG CON-2001, Trivandrum, 2001.
  • APICON 2002, Chennai, January 2002
  • Gastro Vision 2002, Vishakapatnam, February 2002
  • Endoxcel, 2002 Coimbatore, April 2002
  • CME program - IMA Chennai, July 2002
  • Scientific Lecture: Interventions in Gastroenterology, CHENPEDICON - 2002, August, 2002.
  • Endoscopic Interventions in Gastroenterology 7th congress of ASHBPS, Chennai, August, 2003
  • International GI Therapeutic Endoscopy Workshop, Hyderabad, February 2004 and 2006.
  • International GI Endoscopy workshop, Mumbai 2007.
  • Annual SGEI conference 2002,2003,2004,2005, 2006,2007, 2008,2009,2010.
  • GE Update, Coimbatore 2008
  • Karnataka ISG Chapter Bangalore, 2008.
  • PSG Medical College, Surgical Up date 2008.
  • Enterocon, Kolkatta, 2008.
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy Conference, Trichy, 21st December, 2008.
  • Indo-American Society, 3rd Annual Conference, Chennai, January 3rd, 4th, 5th, 2009.
  • Digestive Endoscopy Week (DEW), 2010, International Advanced G.I. Endoscopy Workshop, 11th Annual Conference of the SGEI, Chennai, July 22nd to 25th, 2010
  • ERCP in selective cannulation, Balloon Sphincteroplasty, Functional Heart burn, ISG-CON – 2010, Hyderabad, 22nd - 26th Nov 2010.
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy – What is New, Madurai, 27th Nov 2010.
  • Talk on Food Toxins, Ethiraj College, Chennai, 9th Dec 2010
  • Case Capsule on Obscure G I Bleed, Tamilnadu - ISG, Thekkady 11th Dec 2010
  • Acute Abdomen, Indo American Conference, Coimbatore January 2011.
  • Endotherapy of Pancreas Divisum, International Pancreatology Conference Cochin, February 2011.
  • Annual Meeting ISG TN Chapter, Pancreatic Ductal Stricture , February 2011
  • Hepatobiliary Intervention Liver – 2011, SGEI Mid-Term Meet New Delhi, March 2011
  • Foreign Bodies in G.I.Tract, TTT Chennai, 16th April 2011
  • Post ERCP Complications, SGEI Annual Conference, Mumbai, April,2011
  • Endotherapy in Chronic pancreatitis, Mid – Term ISG conference Bhuvaneswar, May,2011.
  • Robotics in G. I. Endoscopy – Hyderabad, July 2011
  • City Physicians Meeting on GERD 24th July 2011
  • Web Meeting on Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Chennai, 30th July, 2011
  • Live G.I. Endoscopy Workshop, Trichy, 31st July, 2011
  • IMA meeting, on Common Digestive Diseases, Coimbatore 31st July 2011
  • Glue Injection, How Do I Do ? National Meeting on Motility Digestive Diseases, Lucknow, 6th - 7th August , 2011
  • AIIMS/PGI/SGPGI G.I Endoscopy Workshop. Lucknow, 7th August 2011
  • Case Capsules in Gastroenterology, Tuticorin Medical College, TamilNadu, 26th August 2011.
  • Gatroenterology Yesterday, Today and Tomarrow, Tuticorin IMA Lecture, Tuticorin 9th September 2011
  • Organising Chairman/Secretary:Conferences, Refresher Courses & Live Workshops Organised by : Prof. Dr. T.S. CHANDRASEKAR
  • Therapeutic G.I. Endoscopy Workshop, Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore May 1992.
  • National Therapeutic G.I. Endoscopy Workshop, K.G. Hospital, Coimbatore, June 1993.
  • 1st International Live Workshop on Therapeutic G.I. Endoscopy, “Endotherapy ' 98”, Coimbatore, December 1998.
  • An update in Gastroenterology for young doctors ”PG-Update 99”, Coimbatore, February 1999.
  • CME Program in Gastroenterology, “Gastro Update”, Coimbatore, April 1999.
  • 2nd International Live Workshop on Therapeutic G.I. Endoscopy, “Endotherapy ' 99”, Coimbatore, 1999
  • 1st Endoscopy Crash Course, Coimbatore, August 1999
  • 2nd Endoscopy Crash Course, Coimbatore, October 1999
  • Millenium Liver Meet, Coimbatore, April 2000,
  • 3rd Endoscopy Crash Course, Coimbatore, June 2000,
  • First International Pancreatology Conference, “Pancon 2000”, Coimbatore, July 2000.
  • Live Workshop on Diagnostic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy “Endo Vision 2000, Coimbatore, July 2000.
  • Diagnostic & Therapeutic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy – Second Intensive Endoscopy Observer Course on, Coimbatore, November 2000
  • PEDGEM 2000, Paediatric Gastroenterology Meeting, Chennai, June, 2002,
  • Endo-ONCOL, G.I. Endo-Oncology Meet, Chennai, June 2003
  • G.P. Update, Chennai, August 2004
  • Endo-Fiesta, G.I. Endoscopy Workshop, Chennai, March, 2005
  • Endo-Fiesta, G.I. Endoscopy Workshop, Chennai, July, 2006
  • Endo-Fiesta, G.I. Endoscopy Workshop, Chennai, November 2007
  • GE-CON Update in Gastroenterology for Physicians, July 2008
  • GASTROFIESTA, G.I. Conference, Chennai, 8th & 9th November, 2008
  • Digestive Diseases Conference & Live Workshop (DDC-2008), Coimbatore, 6th & 7th December, 2008.
  • Digestive Diseases Conference (DDC-2009), Coimbatore, 1st & 2nd August, 2009.
  • GASTROFIESTA, Gastroenterology Update, Chennai, 31st October & 1st November, 2009.
  • Digestive Endoscopy Week (DEW), 2010, International Advanced G.I. Endoscopy Workshop, 11th Annual Conference of the SGEI, Chennai, July 22nd to 25th, 2010.
  • CME Program on “Gastrointestinal Cancer – Current Perspectives”, Chennai, 5th December, 2010.
  • Symposium on “Alcoholic Liver Disease & It's Medical Management”, Salem, January, 2004.
  • Workshop on Paediatric Endoscopy, Pedicon 2004, Chennai, January, 2004 ;
  • Pancon'2004 Chennai, February, 2004 ; Live Workshop on Pancreatic Endotherapy, Panel Discussion on “Pancreatic Malignancy”
  • CME Program IMA Chennai : Topic - “Advances in Interventional Gastroenterology”, April, 2004.
  • 15 City Gastroenterologist Meet, Coimbatore, January 2009 to April 2010.
  • 150 Weekly City Gastroenterologist Meet, Chennai, September 2006 to till date.
  • Digestive Endoscopy Workshop (Scheduled) , 10 – 12th December, 2011 ( Under the auspices of Medical Council of India)
  • YMPOSIUMS, WORKSHOP, CME PROGRAMS PARTICIPATED & PROFESSIONAL LECTURES DELIVERED AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES:
  • Gastrocon '2000, Alappuzha, September 2000
  • PEDGEM, 2002, Chennai, June, 2002
  • Lecture Title:- Therapeutic Endoscopy in Paediatric Practice
  • Lecture title:- Recent Advances in GI Investigations Biliary
  • Pancreatic Endotherapy, Calcutta, August, 2002
  • Endo fiesta 2002, Chennai, October, 2002
  • Lecture Title: Complications in Endoscopy Procedures
  • Live Workshop on Diagnostic & Therapeutic G.I. Endoscopy, API, Chennai, August, 2002
  • Lecture Program: G.I.Endoscopy in Paediatric Practice, Chennai, August 2002.
  • Panel Discussion : Imaging Issues in Chronic Pancreatitis & Live Session : Pancreatic Endotherapy, International Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Association, Cochin, September, 2002.
  • Endo-Fiesta (live demonstration), October 2002, Chennai
  • CME on Critical Care Medicine, Pondicherry, October, 2002.
  • Symposium : “Endoscopic Management of Variceal Bleed”, Rapicon 2002, Chennai, November, 2002.
  • DDWI Quiz, Cochin, November, 2002
  • Indian Society of Oesophageal Diseases - ESOPHAGUS QUIZ ,2003
  • G.I, Endo Oncology Meet, Chennai, June, 2003
  • Lecture Title: - Endoscopy in GI Cancer
  • 7th ASHBPS Congress, Chennai, Aug, 2003:Pancreatic Endotherapy
  • Gastric Variceal Glue Injection Lecture
  • Hepatic Tuberculosis Diagnosis and Treatment
  • SEMS for Cholangio Carcinoma indications and results
  • G.I. Bleed, Lotus Hospitals, Erode, September, 2003
  • A Lecture Programme on TIPSS
  • By Dr.T.S.Chandrasekar & Dr.ZIV Haskal (Interventional Radiologist, New York, Presbyterian Hospital Columbia) Chennai, October, 2003
  • Interventional Gastroenterology, TAMPA & MMM Hospital, October, 2003.
  • Symposium : Recent Advances in Gastroenterology, Gastrosurg 2003, Thanjavur, October, 2003
  • CME program, The role of Prokinetics in treating gastric disorder Lecture title: Interesting Case Capsules (for day to day practice), Chennai, Oct, 2003
  • Pancreatic Endotherapy, Chandigarh, 2003
  • Recent Trends in Gastroenterology, MMM Hospital, Chennai, October, 2003
  • Pancreatic Endotherapy Trivandrum, November, 2003
  • Panel Discussion : G.I. Endoscopy today ; Hands on Training on Easie Animal Model, Chennai, November, 2003 - Expert Faculty
  • ISG Con-2003 Annual Conference, Chennai, November, 2003 CME on Endoscopy & Video Workshop
  • SGEI Program, Chennai, November, 2003 ; Panel Discussion : UGI Bleed
  • Endocon-2003, Trichy, December, 2003 ; Visiting Faculty for Live Workshop & Hands on Training in Endoscopy
  • Symposium & Panel Discussion on “Alcoholic Liver Disease & It's Medical Management”, Chennai, December, 2003.
  • CME program Interactive Discussion on “Management of Incidental Detection of Hepatitis B & C on Pre-blood Donation Screening”, Chennai, Dec, 2003
  • Symposium on “Alcoholic Liver Disease & It's Medical Management”, Salem, January, 2004.
  • Workshop on Paediatric Endoscopy, Pedicon 2004, Chennai, January, 2004.
  • Pancon'2004 Chennai, February, 2004 ; Live Workshop on Pancreatic Endotherapy, Panel Discussion on “Pancreatic Malignancy”
  • Pre-biotics and Pro-biotics in G.I. Disorder, Srilanka, February, 2004.
  • Current concepts in Gastroenterology, Non - Variceal Bleed Management, IMA Meet, Chennai, April, 2004.
  • CME Program IMA Chennai : Topic - “Advances in Interventional Gastroenterology”, April, 2004.
  • GE Today Lecture, IMA Meet, Thiruvallur, April, 2004
  • GE Today Lecture, Southern Railway Hospital, Chennai, 2004
  • Recent development in Gastroenterology, Lecture at Modern Hospital, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, April, 2004
  • Monthly Meeting (Association of Radiation Oncologists of India) Tamilnadu & Pondicherry Chapter, Chennai, April, 2004
  • Lecture title: Role of Endoscopy in GI Malignancy
  • Emerging Trends in GE, API Meet, Chennai, May, 2004
  • Foreign Body Lecture, ASI, Bangalore, June, 2004
  • Pancreatic Endotherapy Lecture, Madras Medical College, Chennai, June, 2004
  • Malignant Biliary obstruction methods of palliation, Annual SGEI Conference, Ahmedabad, February, 2007
  • What is New in Gastroenterology – ISG Conference – Mumbai 25th March 2007.
  • Vomiting still elusive clinical problem, City Physicians Meet, Chennai, June,2007
  • Obstructive jaundice : When ERCP? When Surgery?, Gastroenterology Conference, Indore, June 2007
  • UGI Scopy – Technical details of colonoscopy – Basic & Beyond, Gastroenterology Conference, Indore, June , 2007
  • Interesting Case Capsule, API, Trichy, July, 2007.
  • ERCP in special situations, International G.I. Endoscopy Workshop, Goa, August , 2007
  • Endo Quiz, International G.I. Endoscopy Workshop, Goa, August, 2007
  • Pancreatic Diseases, Chennai General Practitioners meet, Chennai, Sep, 2007.
  • Interesting Case Capsules, College of General Practitioners, Chennai, November, 2007.
  • Difficult Access to CBD – Precut, ISG, Bangalore, November, 2007.
  • Post Cholecystectomy Biliary Injury Endoscopy management, City Surgeons Meet, Chennai, February, 2008.
  • Gastrointestinal Emergencies & Common G.I. Problems, City General Practitioners Meet, Chennai, February, 2008.
  • Pearls in GE, Annual API Conference, Trichy, February, 2008
  • SGEI , Presidential Oration, Jaipur 09th May 2008.
  • EMR Technique, PSG Surgical Up-date, Coimbatore, May, 2008
  • Biliary Endotherapy Present & Future, ISG conference, Bangalore, July, 2008.
  • Theme Lecture- Beyond first variceal bleed, ISG conference, Bangalore, July, 2008.
  • Non – Invasive Diagnostic Tools in IBD, Mid Term ISG Conference, Kolkatta, August, 2008
  • Treatment Dilemma TB Vs CD, Mid Term ISG Conference, Kolkatta, August, 2008
  • LIVE Workshop, APDDW, New Delhi, September, 2008
  • Biliary & Pancreatic Endotherapy, St. Isabel’s Hospital, Chennai 20th September 2008.
  • Interventional Gastroenterology Past, Present & Future, State ISG Meet, Allahabad, 19th October 2008.
  • Endoscopic Interventions in the present era, CME Program, Gastro Club of Allahabad, Allahabad, October, 2008
  • Single Theme Workshop, GKNMH SURG 2008 – The Pancreas, Coimbatore, November, 2008
  • Jaundice – Case Capsules, November 2008 “Endoscopic Management of Obstructive Jaundice, Prof. Dr. T. Subramanian Oration – 2008, CME Program & Colo Rectal Surgery Live Workshop, Madurai, November, 2008.
  • Dyspepsia, Differentiating Hot Vs Cold 04th December 2008.
  • Emerging Trends in Gastroenterology, CME Program, IMA Ambattur, 27th December, 2008.
  • Gemini Ganesan Oration , Chennai 28th December 2008.
  • Chronic Pancreatitis 03rd January 2009
  • Recent Advance in Gastroenterology Impact in Day to Day practice Indo American CME program Chennai 04th January 2009
  • Interesting Case Capsules in Liver & Gut, Kodaikanal, 7th February, 2009
  • ERCP in special Situations , Hyderabad 19th Feb 2009
  • Case Capsule, API Chennai Hotel Savara, Chennai , 18th March 2009
  • Chronic Abdomen, Tamilnadu API state conference, Chennai 5th April 2009.
  • Acute Pancreatitis, Madurai API Meeting, 1st May 2009
  • Jaundice Lecture, IMA Meeting , Chennai, 7th May 2009
  • Dr. Kalyanaraman Oration, IMA, Coimbatore, 24th May, 2009
  • Interesting Case Capsules, IMA Meeting, Erode, June 21st, 2009.
  • Upper G.I. Bleed & Panel Discussion, ASI Meeting, June 28th, 2009, Salem
  • Pondicherry City Physicians Meeting, API Pondicherry, July 5th, 2009.
  • Dr. Amaresan Oration, Chennai, 8th July, 2009
  • Colorectal Cancer, Mysore 26th July 2009
  • Acute Cholangitis, ASI Meeting, Chennai 02th August 2009
  • Dr. Rajammal Oration, IMA, Nellore, 27th August, 2009
  • Hepatic Biliary Case Capsules, IMA Meeting, Tuticorin, August 30th, 2009.
  • Teachers Day Oration, CBD stone Management, Erode, September,2009
  • Techniques of Accessing Bile Duct, Hyderabad, September , 2009
  • CBD stone Management ,Bombay, November , 2009
  • G.I. Interventions , Prasanth Hospital, November 2009
  • Gastric Antric Vascular Ectasia , New Delhi, 7th December 2009.
  • Per Oral Enteroscopy Guided Percutaneous venting Enteroscopy, Kolkata, 12th December 2009
  • Sisco Pentax Oration, Kolkata, December, 2009
  • Dr. Lakshmipathy Oration , Brain Gut Axis Existence & Exploitation, MMC, 23rd December 2009
  • Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease , GGH, Chennai 12th Febuary 2010.
  • Post ERCP pancreatitis , Egypt, 18th March 2010
  • Chronic Abdomen, Tamilnadu API State Conmference , Chennai, 5th April 2010
  • Endoscopic Anatomy of Human Diseases, basic Sciences Conference, Salem, 15th April, 2010.
  • Dr. Viswanathan Endowment lecture , Advance in Gastroenterology Added comforts in Day to Day practice, Trichy , 15th April 2010.
  • TamilNadu State API Conference, Chennai, May 2010.
  • Diabetes and Hepatitis ‘C’, Diabetes conference Chennai, May 2010.
  • G. I. Interventions, Meeenakshi Medical College , Chennai 16th July 2010.
  • Nutrition In severe Head Injury, National Neurosurgery Meet, Chennai, 21st August 2010.
  • G. I. Interventions, Sri Ramachandra Medical University Porur, Chennai, 30th September 2010.
  • ERCP in selective cannulation, Balloon Sphincteroplasty, Functional Heart burn, ISG-CON – 2010, Hyderabad, 22nd - 26th Nov 2010.
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy – What is New, Madurai, 27th Nov 2010.
  • Talk on Food Toxins, Ethiraj College, Chennai, 9th Dec 2010
  • Case Capsules on Obscure G I Bleed, Tamilnadu - ISG, Thekkady 11th Dec 2010
  • Acute Abdomen, Indo American Conference, Coimbatore January 2011.
  • Endotherapy of Pancreas Divisum , International Pancreatology Conference, Cochin, February 2011.
  • Annual Meeting ISG TN Chapter, Pancreatic Ductal Stricture , February 2011
  • Hepatobiliary Intervention Liver – 2011, New Delhi, March 2011
  • Foreign Bodies in G.I.Tract, TTT Chennai, 16th April 2011
  • Post ERCP Complications, Mumbai, April,2011
  • Endotherapy in Chronic pancreatitis, Bhuvaneswar, May,2011.
  • CAGS 2011 – Cholangioscope, Hongkong, June 2011.
  • Robotics in G. I. Endoscopy – Hyderabad, July 2011
  • City Physicians Meeting on GERD, Chennai, 24th July 2011
  • Web Meeting on Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Chennai, 30th July, 2011
  • Live G.I. Endoscopy Workshop, Trichy, 31st July, 2011
  • IMA meeting, on Common Digestive Diseases, Coimbatore 31st July 2011
  • Glue Injection, How Do I Do ? National Meeting on Motility Digestive Diseases, Lucknow, 6th - 7th August , 2011
  • AIIMS/PGI / SGPGI G.I Endoscopy Workshop, Lucknow, 7th August 2011.
  • Gatroenterology Yesterday, Today and Tomarrow, Tuticorin IMA Lecture, Tuticorin 9th September 2011
  • International Conferences & CME Programs participated:
  • Digestive Disease Week, New Orleans , 1994
  • Digestive Disease week, Los Angeles, 1995
  • International G.I. Live Workshop, Srilanka, 1997
  • International G.I. conference, Srilanka,98
  • International Conference on Liver Disease, Barcelona,99
  • Digestive Diseases Week, Los Angeles, May 2006
  • Digestive Diseases Week, Washington DC, May 2007
  • Digestive Diseases Week, Chicago, May – June, 2009
  • International G.I. Conference, Bangkok, 2010
  • Digestive Diseases Week, New Orleans, May 2010
  • Digestive Diseases Week, Chicago, May 2011.
  • Hepato- Biliary Meet, Rome, Italy, May, 2011
  • International Digestive Disease Conference, Hongkong, June,2011.
  • QUIZ PROGRAMS ORGANISED:
  • Has conducted several Medical Quiz Programs in various National Medical Conferences, CME Programs and Workshops
  • Was the Special Invited Faculty as a representative of Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI) for the World Council of Gastroenterology, London, during November 2009 and for other CME Programs and Live Workshops at National and International Levels.
  • Organising Chairman of the 11th Annual Conference of the Society of Gastrointes-tinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI) and the International Live Workshop - Digestive Endoscopy Week – July, 2010.
  • Dr. T.S. Chandrasekar has organized 5 International conferences, 10 National Conferences, 20 Regional Conferences and 12 Endoscopy Crash courses.
  • Has conducted 28 Public Health Awareness Exhibitions and 56 Free Medical Camps & Launched First time in India a Toll Free Digestive Disease Help Line 12789 in TamilNadu to benefit the public and has organised and convened more than 150 Weekly Scientific Meetings for City Gastroenterologists at Chennai.
  • Has organized 24 Free Medical and Hepatitis screening camps exclusively for differently abled children
  • President, Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Tamilnadu Chapter and Past National President, Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (2007 - 2008).
  • Chairman & Chief Gastroenterologist, MedIndia Hospitals, Chennai. Trustee, MedIndia Charitable Trust and Chief Organiser, MedIndia Rural Voluntary Health Services and Founder, MedIndia Research Foundation.
  • Teaching Faculty, Madras Medical College (1986-89); organized & Incharge, Dept. of Medical Gastroenterology, Coimbatore Medical College (1989-1997) and conducted Several Medical Quiz Programs in India
  • Best outgoing student, Madurai Medical College with 14 Gold Medals and Merit Certificates Received MD (General Medicine) and DM (Gastroenterology) from the prestigious Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh
  • Awarded the FRCP (Edinburg), FRCP (Glasgow) during 2009 and was awarded the Doctor of Science (D.Sc - Honoris Causa) by The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai in 2009
  • Awarded the Fellowship of the International Medical Sciences Academy (FIMSA), Chandigarh, Nov 2009 and Fellow of Indian College of Physicians (FICP), Jaipur, Nov 2009
  • Was honoured the prestigious Dr. K.S. Sanjivi Award for 2011 instituted by Udhavum Ullangal and Ekam Foundation recognizing his services to the underprivileged
  • Adjunct Professor, The Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R.Medical University, Chennai and the Honorary Reviewer, Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. He is also the Editorial Board Member, Journal of Digestive Endoscopy and the Member - Expert Committee, Department of Curriculum Development, The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
  • Created 14 Teaching CD-ROMs in G.I. Endoscopy from more than 10,000 cases of personal collections of video recording of GastroIntestinal Endoscopy Procedures and “Handbook on Endoscopy” and has trained more than 250 doctors from allover the world in this field
  • Awarded the Olympus J. Mitra Endoscopy award by Indian Society of Gastroenterology, for his outstanding contribution in the field of GastroIntestinal Endoscopy and SISCO-PENTAX Oration Award during 2009 and the 1st Prize in Endoscopic Video Competition during the ISG National Conference at Kolkata during 2009
  • Has delivered 10 prestigious orations and winner of several Medical Quiz competitions at National level
  • Awards Conferred:Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCP), July, 2009.
  • D.Sc (Honoris Causa) - Doctor of Science degree by The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai, November, 2009.
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburg (FRCP), December, 2009.
  • Fellowship of the International Medical Sciences Academy (FIMSA), Chandigarh, November, 2009.
  • Fellow of Indian College of Physician ( FICP), November 2009
  • Fellow of American College of Gastroenterology ( FACG)
  • Fellow of American Society of GastroIntestinal Endoscopy ( FASGE)
  • RECOGNITIONS:Dr. K.S. Sanjivi Award, July 2011, in appreciation of Professional Excellency and Community Health care.
  • Indian Science Monitor Award, 2005 for achievement in Medical and Social work.
  • Best Doctor Award, IMA, Vellore, 2004 for Professional Excellency.
  • Best Doctor Award,2005 by Hon. Health Minister of TamilNadu Thiru. Thalavai Sundaram for Professional Excellency.
  • National President – Indian Society of G.I. Endoscopy of India ( SGEI) 2007- 2008
  • State president, Indian Society of Gastroenterology, TamilNadu Chapter, 2011 -2012
  • Member, National Task Force, (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), Indian Society of Gasteroenterology
  • Honours Conferred:Adjunct Professor, The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University
  • Visiting Professor, Raja Muthiah Medical College, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, TamilNadu.
  • Visiting Professor, Arupadai Veedu Medical College, Pondicherry
  • Reviewer & Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Digestive Endoscopy, SGEI
  • Member, Department of Curriculum Development, The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University.
  • Honorary Reviewer, Indian Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Academic Awards during Medical Course:Dr. Chandrasekar was declared the “BEST OUTGOING STUDENT” of the Madurai Medical College on his passing MBBS in the year 1980 and was the Winner of 13 Gold Medals & Merit Certificates
  • Dr.C.K.P.Menon Gold Medal for “Best Outgoing Student “ Madurai Medical College (1978) Madurai .
  • Dr.Ananthachari Gold Medal for Madurai Kamaraj University, First in medicine (1978) Madurai.
  • Dr. P.Vadamalayan and Dr.M.S.Krishnamurthy Gold Medals For Madurai Kamaraj University first in Surgery (1978) Madurai
  • Australian Plastic Surgery Team Gold Medal for Surgery (1978).
  • Dr.C.K.P.Menon and Dr. P.Vadamalayan Gold Medals for Madurai Kamaraj University first in Pathology (1977), Madurai.
  • Antonyvon Leeuwenhoek Prize in Microbiology (1977) (from Department of Microbiology , Madurai Medical College)
  • Rajkumari Amrit Kaur Gold Medal for Anatomy (1977) (from Department of Anatomy, Madurai Medical College)
  • Dr. T.M.B. Nedungadi Gold Medal for Biochemistry ( 1975 ) (from Department of Biochemistry , Madurai Medical College)
  • Certificates of Merit in Physiology, Pharmacology, Psychiatry & Orthopaedics
  • Awarded National Merit Scholarship by National Scholarship Scheme of Central Government of India (Year 1972 -1978)
  • FELLOWSHIP TRAINING AWARDS:Was awarded the ADVANCED ENDOSCOPY FELLOWSHIP for the year year 2006. In Japan during March, 2006 at Kitazato University East Hospital, Tokyo and Kyoto 2nd Red Cross Hospital, Kyoto.
  • Fellowship Training Award at the following hospitals in Therapeutic Endoscopy and Liver Diseases under world renowned Endoscopists and Hepatologists.
  • (a) Prof .Nib.Soehendra,
  • Chief of Endoscopy, University Hospital, Eppendorf, Hamburg, GERMANY
  • (b) Prof. Kees Huibregtse,
  • Chief of Endoscopy, Amsterdam Medical Centre, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS
  • (c) Prof. Roger Williams,
  • Director, Institute of Liver Diseases, King's College Hospital, London, UK
  • (d) Prof. Michael Cremer
  • Chief of Gastroenterology, University Libre De Bruxelles, Hospital Erasme, Bruxelles, BELGIUM
  • QUIZ PRIZE AWARD:Won several Medical and Scientific (Endoscopy) Quiz Awards in various National Forums
  • SCIENTIFIC PAPER PRESENTATIONS:“Splenic Changes Associated with Liver Secondaries “ presented at the Conference of Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG), Srinagar, 1982
  • “Aetiological Spectrum of Sporadic Viral Hepatitis “ presented at xxx ISG Conference, Mumbai, 1984
  • “Chronic Liver Disease in Children “Presented at Indian Association of Pediatrics, Chandigarh chapter, Chandigarh, 1985
  • “Acute Hepatitis in Cirrhosis “ ISG conference, Bhopal, 1987
  • Several papers related to Therapeutic Endoscopy in the academic forums of Indian Medical Association
  • “Chronic Non- Acoholic Pancreatitis” In India in the X World Congress of Gastroenterology, LOS Angeles, USA, Oct 1994
  • “Chronic Hepatitis B & C Management XI World Congress of Gastroenterology, Vienna, Austria, 1998
  • Published articles :Novel Endoscopic Therapy for the Treatment of Pill induced Esophageal Ulcer Vol.21, 114-118, Annals of Gastroenterology, 2008, T.S. Chandrasekar, M. Murugesh, S. Radhakrishnan, MAC. Hameed Hussain, T. Sadagopan, J. Jeyaprakash, M. Ananthi
  • Radiation Duodenitis : A rare cause of Gastrointestinal Bleed, Annals of Gastroenterology, 2008, 21 (1) : 53-54, T.S. Chandrasekar, P. Rajesh Prabhu, MAC Hameed Hussain, Rai Vivekanand, J. Joseph, V. Jayanthi
  • Abdominal mass with significant family history, Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, 2008, Vol.27 (4), 167-170, T.S. Chandrasekar, Subbiah Shanmugam, Radhi Lawrence, Philip Abraham
  • Cytogenetic Findings in cancerous and Non-cancerous Lesions of the Digestive System International Journal of Human Genetics, 2005, 5(3), 199-203, T.S. Chandrasekar, A.L. Calistus Jude, K. Sasikala, R. Ashok Kumar, S.Sudha, M. Vimala Devi, N. Balachandar
  • Splenic Changes Associated with Liver Secondaries, Indian Journal of Cancer, Vol 21, 71-74, 1984, T.S. Chandrasekar, P.S. Kamath, S.R. Bhusnurmath, S.K. Mehta
  • Ursodeoxycholic Acid in the Treatment of Acute Viral Hepatitis, Indian Journal of Clinical Practice, Vol 10, No.12, May 2000, T.S. Chandrasekar
  • Diffuse Hepatic Hemangiomatosis: Case Report, Tropical Gastroenterology, 2001 (21), 188-189, V Jayanthi, T R Shankar, C Ravindran, S Sudalaimuthu, T S Chandrasekar
  • Medical Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, The Indian Practitioner, Vol.57, No. 11, 725-728, November 2004, T.S. Chandrasekar
  • Aetiological Spectrum, of Sporadic Viral Hepatitis XXX Annual ISG Conference, Mumbai, 1995, T S Chandrashekhar, S Broor, R Singh, S L Broor, K Singh, S K Mehta.
  • An elderly lady with non-specific symptoms - Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, Vol 1, Issue 2, Page 72, May 2008, T.S. Chandrasekar, P. Rajesh Prabhu, V. Jayanthi
  • Recurrent Small Bowel Obstruction in an Elderly Woman: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology ; Vol.29 No.2 Mar 2010 [Page 81-87] T.S.Chandrasekar, Dr.M.Murugesh, Dr. M. Muruthy, Dr. B.S. Ramakrishna
  • Endoscopic Removal of retained T-Tube Fragment, BMJ Case Reports 5 Mar 2009; doi:10.1136/bcr.07.2008.0356 , T.S. Chandrasekar, S. Radhakrishnan, M. Murugesh, S. Sadagopan, MAC Hameed Hussain
  • Articles sent for Publication :Leptospirosis complicated by Pancreatitis, 2008, T.S. Chandrasekar, M.Murugesh, S. Radhakrishnan, A. Prabhakaran, T.Sadagopan, MAC, Hameed Hussain, M. Ananthi, J. Jeyaprakash
  • Prestigious Orations:Dr. G. Viswanathan Memorial Oration , Trichy January 2010.
  • SISCO PENTAX ORATION by the Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI) during the National Conference of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG), Kolkata, December, 2009.
  • Dr. Lakshmipathy Oration at Madras Medical College, December, 2009.
  • Dr. Rajammal Oration, IMA, Nellore, 27th August, 2009
  • Dr. P.K. Kalyanaraman Oration, IMA Coimbatore, May, 2009
  • Dr. Amaresan Oration, State API Conference, Kanyakumari, 8th July, 2009.
  • Tamil Nadu State IMA Oration, Erode, June 2009
  • SGEI Presidential Oration, Annual Conference of Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI), Jaipur, 2008.
  • Sri Gemini Ganesan Memorial Oration. IMA, Chennai, 28th December, 2008.
  • Dr. D.B. Chandra Memorial Oration, Motilal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad, October, 2008.
  • Dr. S.G. Rajarathinam Oration, State IMA Conference, Tuticorin ,2004
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Gastroenterology. (ISG)
  • Life member, Association of Physicians of India. (API)
  • Life member (Associate),Association of Surgeons of India. (ASI)
  • Life Member, Society of Gastro Intestinal Endoscopy of India.(SGEI)
  • Life Member, Indian National Association for study of Liver Diseases. (INASL)
  • Life Member, Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • International Member, American Gastroenterology Association (AGA)
  • International Member, American Association for Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)
  • International Member, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
  • Governing Council Member, Indian Society of Gastroenterology, 2005-2008
  • Secretary, Indian Society of Gastroenterology, Tamilnadu Chapter, 2005-2007
  • Governing Council Member, Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India, 1996-1998
  • Governing Council Member, Indian National Association for Study of Liver Diseases, 1997-2000