Dr. K. Ravikumar
Surgical Endocrinologist
  • Speciality Consultant Surgical Endocrinologist
  • Degrees MBBS.,MS ( General Surgery) , M.Ch (Endocrine Surgery)
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Academic Excellence

Dr.Ravikumar.K had his basic surgical training ( MS) from Madurai Medical College. He has completed his Super Speciality in Endocrine Surgery from Madras Medical College. He was working as a Consultant in Endocrine & Breast Surgery in Christian Medical College for past 2 years. He has performed more than 1000 thyroid operations. He is specialized in Endoscopic and Scarless Thyroid Surgery.

Education
  • 2001: MBBS- VMKVMC, Salem
  • 2006: Internship- Madurai Medical College
  • 2009: MS( General Surgery) - Madurai Medical College
  • 2013: MCh(Endocrine Surgery) - Madras Medical College
Professional Experience
  • 2009 -2012 - Senior Resident in General Surgery, Madurai Medical College
  • 2012 -2013 - Assistant Surgeon in Thanjavur
  • 2013-2016 - Senior Resident in Endocrine Surgery, Madras Medical College
  • 2016-2018 - Consultant / Assistant professor in Endocrine & Breast Surgery, Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • 2018 - Present at Royal Care Super Speciality Hospital
Membership
  • ASI - Association of surgeons of India
  • IAES - Indian Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • AAES - Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • IMA - Indian Medical Association
  • Cosmetic Thyroid Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
Awards
  • IAES Young Endocrine Surgeon Travel award -World Congress of Surgery 2015 Bangkok.
  • Best Poster Presentation - 15th Congress of the Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons 2016, Seoul.
International Presentation
  • A prospective study on role of supplemental calcium and vitamin D in post thyroidectomy hypocalcemia, World Congress of Surgery 2015, Bangkok Thailand 22nd -27th September, 2015
  • EBSLN and Factors Influencing its Identification and its Safety in Patients Undergoing Total Thyroidectomy: A Study of 456 Cases, World Congress of Surgery 2015, Bangkok Thailand 22nd -27th September, 2015
  • Poster presentation - A rare case of brown tumour of sphenoid sinus mimicking pituitary mass in a case of primary hyperparathyroidism, 13th PGES, SGPGI, Lucknow India 28th Oct – 1st Nov 2015
  • Poster presentation - The Impact of thyroiditis on morbidity and safety in patients undergoing total thyroidectomy in Iodine sufficient areas , 15th Congress of the Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons 2016, Seoul,
Publications
  • The Impact of thyroiditis on morbidity and safety in patients undergoing total thyroidectomy. Ravikumar K, Muthukumar S, Sadacharan D,Umadevi S,Sundarram T, Selladurai P. Indian J Endocr Metab 2018 Jul-Aug;22(4):494-498. [PMID:30148096]
  • A Prospective Comparative Study on Improvement of Hyperthyroid Cardiovascular Dysfunction in Patients Undergoing Total Thyroidectomy Versus Medical Management. Muthukumar S, Ravikumar K, Dhalapathy S, Gomathy T, Umadevi S, Maruthupandian D. World J Surg. 2018 May;42(5):1408-1414. [ PMID:29532140 ]
  • A Prospective Study on Role of Supplemental Oral Calcium and Vitamin D in Prevention of Post thyroidectomy Hypocalcemia. Ravikumar K, Sadacharan D, Muthukumar S,Sundarram T, Suresh RV. Indian J Endocr Metab 2017; 21:498-503. [PMID: 28670529]
  • EBSLN and Factors Influencing its Identification and its Safety in Patients Undergoing Total Thyroidectomy: A Study of 456 Cases.Ravikumar K , Sadacharan D, Muthukumar S , Mohanpriya G, Suresh RV. World J Surg, World J Surg (2016) 40:545–550 [PMID: 26675930]
  • A Prospective Study on Cardiovascular Dysfunction in Patients with Hyperthyroidism and Its Reversal after Surgical Cure. Muthukumar S, Sadacharan D, Ravikumar K, Mohanapriya G, Suresh RV. World J Surg, DOI 10.1007/s00268-015-3352-6 [PMID: 26596841]
  • Role of Colour Doppler Ultrasonography in differentiation of Graves’ disease from Thyroiditis: A prospective study.Sundarram KST , Sadacharan D, Ravikumar K, Kalpana S, Suresh RV.World J Endoc Surg 2017;9(2):41-45
  • An interesting case of intrathyroidal parathyroid Adenoma.Sadacharan D, Mahadevan S, Ravikumar K, Muthukumar S.BMJ Case Rep 2015. Doi: 10.1136/bcr-2015-210351 [PMID: 25948860]
  • A rare giant tubercle of Zuckerkandl with retrosternal extension encountered during total thyroidectomy. Sadacharan D, Mahadevan S, Muthukumar S, Ravikumar K BMJ Case Rep 2015. DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2015-210307[PMID: 26113593]
  • Surgical Delight: Nonrecurrent Laryngeal Nerve. Ravikumar K, Sadacharan D, Suresh Rv. World J Endoc Surg 2015; 7(1):14-16.,
  • Primary Pigmented Nodular Adrenocortical Disease: A Rare Cause of Cushing’s syndrome Sadacharan D, Mahadevan S, Ravikumar K, Muthukumar S.World J Endoc Surg 2015; 7(1):24-25.
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