Dr. Vijay Ramachandran Surgical Gastroenterologist in Palakkad

Dr. Vijay Ramachandran

Surgical Gastroenterologist, Palakkad


  • 3 Hospitals


  • Dr. Vijay Ramachandran is a consultant at Billroth Clinic - Gastro & Surgery Centre, Paalana Institute Of Medical Sciences, Palakkad
  • He is former consultant at Billroth Clinic, Arogya Multi Speciality Clinic, Mangalore
  • Chief G.I.Surgeon and heads the Department of Gastrointestinal, Hepatopancreatobiliary and Advanced Laproscopic Surgery at Yenepoya Specialty Hospital, Kodialbail, and Mangalore
  • Visiting Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist,K.M.C. Hospital, Ambedkar Circle, Mangalore & other Hospitals in Mangalore
  • Visiting Consultant Surgical Gastroenterologist, New Mangalore Port Trust, Panambur, Mangalore

Teaching Appointments

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgical Gastroenterology,   Narayana Medical College & Hospital, Nellore (June 2008 – June 2009)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Yenepoya Medical College, Deralakatte,Mangalore (June 2011 – till date)
  • Languages : English, Hindi, Kannada


  • Surgical Gastroenterology

  • Bariatric Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Surgery

  • General & Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

  • Liver Transplant

  • Gastroenterology

  • Gastrology


  • Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery
  • Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery
  • Basic & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Foregut
  • Colorectal & Bariatric Surgery
  • Reoperative Abdominal Surgery
  • Post Cholecystectomy Biliary strictures


  • MBBS from Calicut  Medical College, Kozhikkode(1994 - 1999)
  • MS (General Surgery) from  Calicut  Medical College, Kozhikkode, (2000 – 2003)
  • M.Ch (Gastrointestinal Surgery) from AIIMS, New Delhi (2005 – 2008)
  • Fellow UICC (Geneva), 2009
  • Fellow Minimal Access Surgery, 2009
  • Fellow Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons, 2009

Practice Information

Dr. Vijay Gastro & Surgery Centre, Palakkad

Dr. Vijay Gastro & Surgery Centre, Palakkad

Victoria College Road, Opp Royal Treat Hotel & KHAM Towers, Near Indian Bank, Palakkad, Kerala - 678001


07:30 PM - 09:30 PM

Paalana Institute Of Medical Sciences, Palakkad

Paalana Institute Of Medical Sciences, Palakkad

Kannadi Palakkad, Palakkad, Kerala - 678701


10:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi

Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi

MG Road, Ernakulam, Kochi, Kerala - 682016

Achievements & Contributions

  • Randomised Controlled Trial Comparing Neoadjuvant Radiotherapy and Surgery  versus Surgery alone in Squamous Cell Carcinoma Oesophagus All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), IndiaMentor: Prof. T.K.Chattopadhyay  
  • A Study on the Natural History of Portal Biliopathy in patients with Extrahepatic Portal Vein Occlusion All India Institute of  Medical Sciences (AIIMS), India 
  • Emerging Stars Award, Egypt GastroHep, Cairo, 2010
  • International Scholarship, UEGW Barcelona, 2010
  • International HPB Fellowship, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, 2009
  • UICC  ICRETT Fellowship (ICR 09-019), MSKCC, New York, 2009
  • ICS – IS Asia Pacificon International Travelling Fellowship 2009
  • Fellowship – IAGES (FIAGES), 2009
  • Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (FMAS), 2009
  • First prize in Apollo Annual Medi Quiz,1999
  • First rank in M.B.B.S (Calicut University), 1999
  • Best Outgoing student in M.B.B.S (Kozhikkode Medical College), 1999
  • Gold medals in Pathology, Psychiatry, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, General Surgery, 1994 –1999 
  • Publications :Vijay R, Rajan P. Facial palsy in non palpable parotid tumour – A case report. Kerala Surgical Journal September 2001
  • Vijay R, Rajan P.Recurrent cystic hygroma. Internet Journal of Surgery2001; 3(1)
  • Vijay R, Rajan P.Unique presentation of Non Hodgkin’s lymphoma – A case report. Kerala  Surgical Journal, April 2002
  • Vijay R, Rajan KK, Moosa Feroze. Inapparent twin malignancy in thyroglossal cyst – A case     report. World Journal of Surgical Oncology2003, 1: 15 PMID: 14561224
  • Das CJ, Srivastava DN, Debnath J, Ramachandran V, Pal S, Sahni P. Endovascular management of hepatic haemorrhage and subcapsular haematoma in HELLP syndrome. Indian J Gastro2007; 26(5): 244-45 PMID: 18227578
  • Falodia S, Garg PK, Bhatia V, Ramachandran V, Dash NR, Srivastava DN. EUS diagnosis of Left gastric artery pseudoaneurysm and aneurysmogastric fistula with massive GI haemorrhage.  Gastrointest Endosc 2008; 26: PMID: 18308315
  • Vijay R, Ramesh N, Vaidehi BV. Retroperitoneal tumour masquerading as mesenchymal neoplasm of the liver. The Open Surgical Oncology Journal 2009; 1: 8-9 [DOI: 10.2174/1876504100901010008] http://www.bentham.org/open/tosoj/openaccess2.htm
  • Ramachandran V, Kulkarni M, Pal S, Sahni P, Chattopadhyay TK. Isolated Scapular Metastasis in Carcinoma of the Gallbladder. Gastrointest Cancer Res 2009 Nov; 3(6): 252-3: PMID: 21151430
  • Vijay R. Anal Canal Malignant Melanoma Snapshot Quiz 11/14.  Br J Surg 2011;98:1629 PMID:
  • Vijay.R, Vaidehi BV. An unusual cause of Intestinal obstruction. Tropical Gastroenterology 2009; 30(4): 222-225: PMID: 20426284
  • Vaibhav Jain, Vijay.R, Srivastava DN et al. Spontaneous rupture of a giant hepatic haemangioma – sequential management with transcatheter arterial embolisation and resection. Saudi J Gastro 2010; 16(2): 116-9: PMID: 20339183
  • Vijay R, Tantry BV, Sonali Ullal. The Quest for a Needle in a Haystack, Report of an Unusual Case.  Tropical Gastroenterology 2011; 32(2): 143-145
  • Goenka AH, Sharma S, Ramachandran V, Chattopadhyay TK, Ray R. Giant Fibrovascular polyp of the Oesophagus: Report of a case.  Surg Today 2011 Jan; 41(1): 120-4. Epub 2010 Dec 30 PMID: 21191703
  • Vijay R, Hyder AR, Vinayaka US, Acharya D. The curious case of a man with freckles 
  • and obscure G.I.bleed.  Accepted for Tropical Gastroenterology 2013; 34(2): PMID: 
  • Vijay R, Nikhil MP. Diffuse Cavernous Rectal Haemangioma. Snapshot quiz 12/08 Br J Surg 2012;99(4): 582
  • Vijay R, Krishnaprasad P. Multiple Abdominal Masses. Report of an unusual case. The Open Surgical Oncology Journal  2011; 3: 22 – 23
  • K.Pushpalatha Pai, Anu Sumi Issac, Vijay Ramachandran, Shreesha Khandige, 
  • M.H.Sheriff. Tumours of Exocrine Pancreas – A histopathological study of 15 cases.Ind J Pathol Microbiol 2011 December; 54(S1): S44
  • Presentations:‘Clinicopathological study of necrotizing soft tissue infections’  - February 2002(ASI South Zone Conference, Cape Comorin)
  • ‘Isolated Duodenal Metastasis in malignancy of uterine cervix’ – September 2002(XIIth National conference of IASG, Hyderabad)
  • ‘Parietal Peritoneal patch repair – A novel technique of- September 2007
  • managing feeding jejunostomy leaks (XVIIth National conference of IASG, New Delhi)
  • Association of Surgeons of India   (FL 15992), 2001
  • Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (3222), 2008
  • Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons (2089), 2008
  • Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterologists (R-67), 2008
  • The Open Surgical Oncology Journal  
  • International Journal of Biomedical Science

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