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Dr Rajeev Jayadevan completed his MBBS and MD General Medicine with top honors from Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore in 1995. He received training in Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health from Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands.He has extensive international experience of performing over 19,000 endoscopies.
He was awarded MRCP (UK) from England in 1996. He obtained Board Certification in Medicine and Gastroenterology (Fellowship) from New York Medical College, and spent 3 years in the UK and 10 years in the US before returning to his hometown of Kochi. He established the department of Gastroenterology at Sunrise Hospital Cochin.

1. Second rank, SSLC examination State of Kerala 1984
2. First rank, Medical entrance examination, State of Kerala 1986
3. Fourth rank, Engineering entrance examination, State of Kerala 1986
4. Second rank in First MBBS from Christian Medical College, Vellore
5. First rank in Final MBBS from Christian Medical College, Vellore
6. First rank in M.D. University of Madras, India
7. Ruth Myer Prize in Microbiology 1990
8. P. Kutumbiah Medal in clinical Medicine 1991. Awarded once a year, this medal is the highest honor in Medicine that can be given to a medical student. Requires passing a three-part bedside clinical examination.
9. Mary Israel Prize in Medicine 1992. Awarded yearly to the medical student who scores the highest aggregate marks in the subject of Internal Medicine.
10. John.S.Carman Medal in clinical Surgery 1992. Awarded to the medical student who scores the highest aggregate marks in the subject of General Surgery.
11. N.D Jayasekaran Prize 1992 for the best clinical student: Awarded for securing the highest aggregate marks in clinical subjects including Medicine, Obstetrics, Gynaecology, General surgery, Ophthalmology, E.N.T and Social and Preventive Medicine.
12. Certificates of honor: Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology, Microbiology, ENT, Ophthalmology, Medicine & Surgery
13. Pfizer medallion and postgraduate medical award 1992. Awarded by Pfizer Inc, to the person who scores the first rank in the final MBBS university examinations in each medical school in India.
14. Jacob Memorial Prize, M.D Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore 1995 (For the Best outgoing M.D Candidate)
15. Dr R.V.Rajam’s 81st birthday commemoration gold medal 1995 (First rank in M.D. University of Madras, India)
16. E.A.Jiavodeen Gold Medal 1995 (First rank in M.D. University of Madras, India)
17. Prof.G.B.West Endowment Prize 1995
18. Dr Harsha Prize in Anatomy 1987
19. 95th percentile in the ACP (American College of Physicians) Annual Internal Medicine examination for PGY-2 residents held all over the US in 1998
20. 96th percentile in the ACP (American College of Physicians) Annual Internal Medicine examination for PGY-3 residents held all over the US in 1999
21. Best teaching by a Medical Resident Award for the year 2000,Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, New York Medical College
22. IMA Kerala State Branch Award for contributing articles of outstanding quality to Nammude Arogyam Health Magazine.
23. Best IMA Branch secretary award for the state of Kerala 2014
24. National award for Best IMA branch secretary in India 2014

1. Poulose M, Jayadevan R, Peter JV, Cherian AM. Study on the effectiveness of enalapril as a monotherapy in mild to moderate hypertension. Indian J Med Sci. 1996 Jan; 50(1):1-3

2. Cherian A.M., Jayadevan R, Mathew A, Jeyaseelan L, Abrams H:
A randomized controlled trial to compare the efficacy of Sequential drug monotherapy versus conventional step care therapy in the management of mild to moderate hypertension. International clinical epidemiology network- Abstracts of the INCLEN XIV Global meeting Penang, Malayasia February 18-24, 1997. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, Vol.50, suppl. 1, Jan 1997

3. Cherian AM, Jayadevan R, Samuel J. Pralidoxime in the Treatment of Organophosphorous poisoning-A Randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trial. Monograph No: 7, December 1997.INCLEN (International clinical epidemiology network) Monograph series on Critical International Health Issues

4. Jayadevan R, Cherian AM, Jayaseelan L, Peter JV. A randomized control trial on sequential drug monotherapy versus conventional step care therapy in the treatment of mild to moderate hypertension. J Assoc Physicians India. 1999 Feb;47(2):173-6

5. Diener HC, Cortens M, Ford GA, Grotta J, Hacke W, Kaste M, Koudstaal P, Wessel T. Lubeluzole in acute ischaemic stroke treatment: a double-blind study with an 8 hour inclusion window comparing a 10mg daily dose of lubeluzole with placebo Stroke 2000; 31:2543-2551 (Multinational trial)

6. Jayadevan R, Pitchumoni C.S, Dharmarajan T: Dysphagia in the Elderly (Review Article) Practical Gastroenterology 2001 Sept; 25(9): 75-88

7. N.Kiyici, T.Nayak, R.Jayadevan, M.Ricci, H.Hertan, E.Norkus, C.S.Pitchumoni. Effect of Lactobacillus GG in the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhea: A randomised double blind controlled study. Abstract published in: Digestive Disease Week, San Francisco May 19-22, 2002

8. R.Jayadevan, M.Ricci, P.Aggarwal, N.Kiyici, H.Hertan, E.Norkus, C.S.Pitchumoni. Is normal TIBC a good predictor of normal colonoscopy in patients with anemia? Results of a prospective study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2002 Sep;97(9 suppl) Abstracts of the 67th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology. October 20-23, 2002. Seattle, Washington

9. R.Jayadevan, N.Kiyici, M.Ricci, H.Hertan, S.Oiseth, C.S.Pitchumoni. Pseudopapillary Neoplasm of the Pancreas presenting with Acute Pancreatitis.
Am J Gastroenterol. 2002 Sep;97(9 suppl) Abstracts of the 67th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology. October 20-23, 2002. Seattle, Washington

10. R.Jayadevan, N.Kiyici, M.Ricci, H.Hertan, S.Oiseth, C.S.Pitchumoni.
Spontaneous cure, followed by fatal complication in a patient with pancreatic pseudocyst: Am J Gastroenterol. 2002 Sep;97(9 suppl) Abstracts of the 67th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology. October 20-23, 2002. Seattle, Washington

11. N.Kiyici, R.Jayadevan, M.Ricci, T.Nayak, H.Hertan, C.S.Pitchumoni.
A randomized blinded trial comparing three preparations for colonoscopy: Am J Gastroenterol. 2002 Sep;97(9 suppl) Abstracts of the 67th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology. October 20-23, 2002. Seattle, Washington

12. S.Swaminathan, P.Joseph, M.Ricci, R. Jayadevan, A.Kokkat, N.Kiyici, E.Norkus, H.Hertan, C.S. Pitchumoni. Diagnostic Dilemma: How to Differentiate Sigmoid Volvulus from Pseudoobstruction in patients with Acute Colonic Distention. Abstract presented at American Gastroenterological Association Digestive Disease Week, Orlando, FL May 2003

13. R.Jayadevan, P.Joseph, P.Aggarwal, A.Kokkat, M.Ricci, N.Kiyici, E.Norkus, H.Hertan, C.S. Pitchumoni. Elevated TIBC Predicts Advanced Neoplasia on Colonoscopy in Patients with Anemia. Abstract presented at American Gastroenterological Association Digestive Disease Week, Orlando, FL May 2003

14. R.Jayadevan, P.Joseph, T.Nayak, A.Kokkat, M.Ricci, N.Kiyici, E.Norkus, H.Hertan, C.S. Pitchumoni. Does alcohol consumption protect against colon polyps? Abstract presented at American Gastroenterological Association Digestive Disease Week, Orlando, FL May 2003, also selected as one of 18 posters for presentation at the 8th Annual Young Investigators Meeting by American Gastroentrological Association, Phoenix, AZ in April 2003

15. D Moraitis, R Jayadevan, P Singh, RK Annamaneni, M Ricci, N Kiyici, CG Cayten. Clinical correlation of bowel wall thickening on CT scan. Abstract presented at The Second Louis RM Delguercio Lectureship and Research Day, May 17, 2003 at Valhalla, New York

16. R.Jayadevan, P.Joseph, P.Aggarwal, A .Kokkat, M.Ricci, N.Kiyici, E.Norkus, H.Hertan, C.S. Pitchumoni. Diagnostic Yield of Upper Endoscopy and Colonoscopy in Asymptomatic Anemia. Abstract presented at American Gastroenterological Association Digestive Disease Week, Orlando, FL May 2003

17. R.Jayadevan, P.Joseph, P.Aggarwal, A.Kokkat, M.Ricci, N.Kiyici, E.Norkus, H.Hertan, C.S. Pitchumoni. Rise in White Cell count predicts Common Bile Duct Stones in patients undergoing ERCP. Presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology. October 10-15, 2003. Baltimore, Maryland.

18. P.Joseph, R.Jayadevan, A.Kokkat, M.Ricci, N.Kiyici, E.Norkus, H.Hertan. Cigarette smoking as a risk factor for colon polyps. Presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology. October 10-15, 2003. Baltimore, Maryland.

19. P.Joseph, C.Seda, R.Jayadevan, A.Kokkat, M.Ricci, N.Kiyici, H.Hertan. Extensive retroperitoneal abscess from Klebsiella in a patient on steroids. Presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology. October 10-15, 2003. Baltimore, Maryland.

20. A.Kokkat, P.Joseph, M.Ricci, R.Jayadevan, N.Kiyici, E.Norkus, H.Hertan. Lack of awareness about Gastrostomy Tube (GT) Replacement among medical professionals. Presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology. October 10-15, 2003. Baltimore, Maryland.

21. A.Muhammed, P.Joseph, A.Kokkat, M.Ricci, R.Jayadevan, N.Kiyici, E.Norkus, H.Hertan. The effect of aspirin on hospital length of stay and complications after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG). Presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology. October 10-15, 2003. Baltimore, Maryland.

22. R.Jayadevan, P.Joseph, R.Rafiq, K.Prasad, E.Norkus, N.Kiyici, H.Hertan. Presence of hiatal hernia does not adversely affect treatment response in gastroesophageal reflux disease. Presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology. October 10-15, 2003. Baltimore, Maryland.
This abstract was also selected for poster presentation at the 7th OESO (World Organization for Specialized studies on diseases of the esophagus) World Congress in Paris from 31 August till 4 September 2003. This was subsequently published in Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, Vol 38, No.2, February 2004.

23. R.Jayadevan, D.Weston. Typical IBS symptoms caused by colon polyps. Am J Gastroenterol. 2004 Oct; 99 (10 suppl) Abstracts of the 67th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology. October 29 – November 3, 2004, Orlando, Florida.

24. Dimitrios Moraitis, Paramjeet Singh, Rajeev Jayadevan, C Gene Cayten: Colonic wall thickening on computed tomography scan and clinical correlation.
Does it suggest the presence of an underlying neoplasia?
Am Surg. 2006 Mar ;72 (3):269-71

25. Padmakumar R, Pai M, Farish S, Rajeev J, Sanjeev T, Sreevalsan TV, Sheetal B, Sooraj YS, Rowther SS.Successful bowel surgery at hemoglobin 2 g/dL without blood transfusion. World J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Aug 27;5(8):252-5.

25. Colorectal Cancer – Is it time to change our diagnostic approach? Update Article, Rajeev Jayadevan: Kerala Medical Journal, Issue 5, September 2011 pp 205-208

26. Successful bowel surgery at hemoglobin 2 g/dL without blood transfusion. Padmakumar R1, Pai M, Farish S, Rajeev J, Sanjeev T, Sreevalsan TV, Sheetal B, Sooraj YS, Rowther SS.World J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Aug 27;5(8):252-5.

27. Rajeev Jayadevan. The gastroenterology-psychiatry interface: a comparison of medical practice in India with the West. Commentary. Kerala Journal of Psychiatry Vol 27 No.2: 20 September 2014

28. PadmaKumar Ramakrishna Pillai, Madhukara Pai, Farish Shams, Rajeev Jayadevan, Praveen Kumar, Shaji P.G, Anithadevi T. Efficacy of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in Type 2 Diabetes Even With BMI Less than 35: A Retrospective Study. (2014) J Diabetes Obes 2(2): 1-5.

29. Aphthous Ulcers: Chapter by Rajeev Jayadevan: Practical Gastroenterology Second edition (2016), Editors V Balakrishnan, G Rajesh.

30. Jayadevan R, Anithadevi TS, Sabu S. Venugopalan RP Prevalence of Colorectal Polyps: A retrospective study to determine the cut-off age for screening. Gastroenterol Pancreatol Liver Disord 3(2): 1-5; 2016 May 17.

31. Jayadevan R. Diet and lifestyle in Diabetes, A Kerala Perspective. Kerala Medical Journal. 2016 Sep 29;9(3):120–4.

Faculty Lectures for Scientific society meetings:

1. What is new in Gastroenterology: Rajeev Jayadevan: State of the art lecture at Indian Society of Gastroenterology Kerala Chapter State Conference, 2010

2. Diagnostic and therapeutic approach to Fatty liver: Rajeev Jayadevan: State of the art lecture at Diabetes Summit State Conference October 2010, Cochin

3. Statins and Liver disease: Rajeev Jayadevan: State of the art lecture at Diabetes Summit State Conference October 2011, Cochin

4. Approach to refractory variceal bleeding. Rajeev Jayadevan: State of the art lecture at Indian Society of Gastroenterology Kerala Chapter State Conference, 2011

5. Diabetic Gastroparesis: Rajeev Jayadevan :State of the art lecture at Diabetes Summit State Conference August 2012, Cochin

6. Ascites in the chronic renal failure patient with cirrhosis. Rajeev Jayadevan: State of the art lecture at Indian Society of Gastroenterology Kerala Chapter State Conference 2013

7. Can Liver Fibrosis be reversed? Rajeev Jayadevan: State of the art lecture at Indian Society of Gastroenterology Kerala Chapter State Conference 2014

8. Aphthous Ulcers: Practice update. Rajeev Jayadevan: State of the art lecture at Indian Society of Gastroenterology Kerala Chapter State Conference, 2014

9. What is new in Hepatology: Rajeev Jayadevan: State of the art lecture at Indian Society of Gastroenterology Kerala Chapter State Conference, 2015

10. Communication skills for doctors: Rajeev Jayadevan: State of the art lecture at Indian Society of Gastroenterology Kerala Chapter State Conference, 2016

11. Gastrointestinal complications of diabetes: Rajeev Jayadevan: Indian Diabetes Education Conference Trivandrum 22 May 2016

12. Communication skills for doctors: Rajeev Jayadevan at Christian Medical College, Vellore, 13 August 2016

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dr rajeev jayadevan

Dr Rajeev Jayadevan completed his MBBS and MD General Medicine with top honors from Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore in 1995. He received training in Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health from Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
He has extensive international experience of performing over 19,000 endoscopies. He was awarded MRCP (UK) from England in 1996. He obtained Board Certification in Medicine and Gastroenterology (Fellowship) from New York Medical College, and spent 3 years in the UK and 10 years in the US before returning to his hometown of Kochi. He established the department of Gastroenterology at Sunrise Hospital Cochin.

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