Dr.V.G. Mohan Prasad Gastroenterologist in Coimbatore

Dr.V.G. Mohan Prasad

Gastroenterologist, Coimbatore

MBBS, MD (General Medicine) DM (Gastro)

  • 1 Hospital


  • Worked in Granada Hills Community Hospital, Los Angeles, USA
  • Chiba University and Kyoto - Prefectual University, Japan
  • Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam


  • Gastroenterology



  • MBBS, MD (General Medicine) DM (Gastro)
  • MBBS from Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore
  • MD (Gen Med) from Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore
  • Stood Ist in Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India.
  • DM (Gastro) from Madras Medical College, Madras, India
  • Post -Doctoral-Fellowship Course in-Gastroenterology All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Practice Information

VGM Hospital, Coimbatore

VGM Hospital, Coimbatore

Rajalakshmi Mills Stop, 2100, Trichy Road, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu - 641005

Achievements & Contributions

  • Dr. Kalyanaraman Oration presented at IMA, Coimbatore Branch 1998Dr. Padmanur Rama Rao Oration at Tamilnadu State IMA Conference at Coimbatore in 2001"Gastrocon '95", National Update in Gastroenterology at Coimbatore."HEPDATE '96", National Update in Hepatitis at Coimbatore"HEPDATE'99", National update in Hepatitis at Coimbatore"ENDOCON 2000", Live Endoscopy Workshop on 30.12.2000 at CoimbatoreConducted a "Live Endoscopy Workshop" on 25.3.2001 at
  • He won the Ist Rank in Anatomy, Biochemistry and Physiology
  • He was awarded the "OUTSTANDING YOUNG INDIAN AWARD" for 1993 by the Coimbatore Cosmo Jaycees for services to the community at various levels
  • He was also awarded at the Zonal level (Zone XVII) entire Tamil Nadu except Madras
  • He was awarded the title of "AANMIGA SELVAR" by Karthigai Vizha Manram, Udumalpet in 1999
  • Giardiasis and the deficiency of Vitamin A in children.
  • Incidence of Helicobacter Pylori in cases of Dyspepsia
  • Conference of the International American Gastroenterologic Association with Singapore Gastroenterological Association at Singapore, September 1995
  • IV United Arab Emirates Conference of Gastroenterology, Dubai November 1995. Presented a Paper Entitled " Combination Therapy with Interferon and Ribavirin is superior to Interferon monotherapy in Chronic Active Liver Disease due to Hepatitis B or C
  • IX Terminal International Symposium in Viral Hepatitis, Rome, April 1996. He spoke on the panel of "ASIAHEP" representing India, on Strategies of prevention of Hepatitis B
  • Invited to participate in an International Workshop on "Helicobacter Pylori-clarifying the issues and curing the disease " at Shagri la, Singapore on 18-19, September 1997
  • Participated in South East Asian Conference on "Vaccines" at Kualalampur, 19-20 March 1998
  • XI World Congresses of Gastroenterology, Vienna, Austria 6 to 11 September 1998 and also presented paper on
  • Combination of Ribavirin or Lamivudine with Interferon is Superior to Monotherapy in Chronic Hepatitis B
  • Prevalance of Non A to E Viruses in South India
  • XI Asia Pacific Congress of Gastroenterology - Hong Kong, March 10 - 14, 2000
  • 'Digestive Diseases Week' Conference, of the American Gastroenterologic Association, San Diego, USA, MAY 2000
  • Participated in Research Group meeting at Cape Town, South Africa- January 2002
  • Presented a paper entitled "Cocktail therapy in Chronic Hepatitis C" at World Congresses of Gastroenterology, Bangkok, Thailand - February 2002
  • 15. Participated in United European Gastroenterology Week 2002 at Geneva between 21st to 25th October 2002
  • "Problem of Pyogenic Liver Abscess in a Tropical Country" - American Journal of Gastroenterology 1989; 84:1466
  • "Selinium Deficiency with Risk of Oral Cancer" - WHO & UIC II International Congress on Oral Cancer Proceedings. Mac Milan India 1999, 1;312: 42-44
  • "Pseudohypoparathyroidism and Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism" - Journal of Association of Physicians of India 1986 ; 34 : 600 - 602.
  • "The Prevelance of Helibactor pylori in dyspeptics in South India - A11 year prospective study".…….. sent for publication
  • "Salmonella Hepatitis : Not An Unusual Entity"………sent for publication
  • "Hands on Endoscopic Training in Animal Model" - …….sent for publication
  • "Role of Capsule Endoscopy in obscure GI Bleed and undiagnosed abdominal pain - A South Indian Study"………sent for publication
  • Lecture on Therapy of Chronic Hepatitis; South India Interferon investigator's meet, Thiruvanathapuram on 13.06.1999
  • Lecture at Sri Avinashilingam Home Science Deemed University, on 'Hepatitis Viruses' in the National Training Programme for Teachers in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Nutrition Dietetics on 21.08.1999
  • Lecture on 'Therapy of Chronic Hepatitis B & C' - API, Salem on 03.10.1999
  • Invited Guest lecture on "Management of Liver Diseases by the turn of the Millennium" in the World Congress of Family Medicine at Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Porur, Chennai on 08.10.1999
  • Invited Guest lecture on 'Management of Chronic Viral Hepatitis' on 23.10.1999 in Southern Regional Conference of API, Madurai
  • Invited as a Guest faculty in the Joint conference of International Association for Study on Liver and European Association for Study on Liver, held at New Delhi between 31st March - 2nd April 2002
  • Text Book PublicationRole of Ribavirin in the management of Chronic Hepatitis B. Chapter in the text book on "Hepatitis B" published by Dr.S.K.Sarin and Singhal, New Delhi 2003
  • Indian Society of Gastroenterology, IMA, API
  • Endoscopy Society of India
  • Life Fellow of Indian Society of Gastroenterology
  • Life Fellow of Endoscopy Society of India
  • Life Fellow of Association of Physicians of India
  • Life Fellow of Indian Medical Association
  • Life Fellow of College of Chest Physicians