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The Editor-in-Chief is the most senior editor and has overall responsibility of the journal. In addition to carrying out the administrative responsibilities of the journal, the Editor-in-Chief has the final say in decisions regarding journal content, resolution of complaints or appeals and final decision of the reviewed manuscripts.

  • Dr. KPP Abhilash, MBBS, MD, PDF (Emergency Medicine), Professor and Head, Department of Emergency Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore-632004, Tamil Nadu, India.

Email:  [email protected]     CV:  https://cutt.ly/BQt1Cgv  

Tel: +91 99949 24743     



The team of associate editors are responsible for researching topics for editorials, planning editorial calendars, carrying out primary evaluation of the manuscript for journal suitability, liaison with authors, reviewers and other board members, coordinating peer review and performing developmental editing and proof check on the manuscripts.  

  • Dr. Reena George, MBBS, MD, DNB, Dip.Pall.Med, FRCP (Edin), Professor, Department of Continuing Medical Education, Christian Medical College, Vellore-632002, Tamil Nadu, India.

Email: [email protected]       CV: https://cutt.ly/UQt19Az

Tel: +91 416 228 4243   

  • Dr. Karthik Gunasekaran, MBBS, MD (General Medicine), Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Christian Medical College, Vellore-632004, India.

Email:  [email protected]       CV: https://cutt.ly/KQt17gQ 

Tel: +91 98945 66467    



The section editors are experts in sub-specialties in the four main fields of interest of the journal and they provide expert opinions and internal peer-review on the submitted manuscripts as per their sub-specialty of interest. As a part of peer review, the statistical review of the manuscripts under review is performed by a statistical editor with the help of diligent team of in-house statisticians. 

Medical Specialties

  • Dr. Divyani Garg, MBBS, MD, DM (Neurology), Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India

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  • Dr. George T John, MBBS, MD, MNAMS, DM (Nephrology), FRCP, FRACP, Professor, Nephrology, Queensland health, Brisbane, Australia

Email: [email protected]

  • Dr. Edward James MBBS, MD, Gastrointestinal Oncology, Advocate Lutheran General hospital, Illinois, Chicago, USA

Email: [email protected]

  • Dr. Madhumita Dandapani, MBBS, MRCPCH, PhD, FRCPCH, Associate Professor of Paediatric Oncology, University of Nottingham, UK

E mail: [email protected] 


Surgical Specialties

  • Dr. Edwin Stephen, MBBS, MS (General surgery) Professor of Vascular surgery, Sultan Qaboos University hospital, Al Khoud, Muscat, Oman

Email: [email protected] 

  • Dr. Ankit Bharat, MBBS, MD, Harold and Margaret Method Research Professor of Surgery, Chief of Thoracic surgery, Director of lung transplantation, Northwestern medicine, Chicago, USA

Email: [email protected]   

  • Dr. Aditya Vedantam, MBBS, PDF (Spinal cord injury), Baylor College of Medicine, Texas, USA

Email: [email protected]

Tel: (713) 798-4696

  • Dr. Vijay Subramaniam, MBBS, MD, Transplant, Hepatobiliary and Pancreas surgeon, Tampa General hospital, Florida USA

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  • Dr. Monisha Esther Nongpiur, MBBS, MD, PhD (Ophthalmology), Assistant Professor, Glaucoma Department, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore

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Pre/Para-clinical Specialties

  • Dr. Joe Varghese, MBBS, MD, DNB, PhD (Biochemistry), Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Christian Medical College, Vellore-632004, India

E mail: [email protected]

Tel: +91 8056958227

  • Dr. Hannah Mary Thomas T
    BSc (Physics),  MSc (Physics) PhD (Medical image Processing) PDF (Quantitative imaging biomarkers)
    India Alliance Early Career fellow, Radiation Oncology, Christian Medical College Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.
    Email: [email protected]

Medical Education

  • Dr. Priyanka Daniel, MBBS, MS (Anatomy), FAIMER fellow (Philadelphia), PG Cert HPE (Keele University, UK), Lecturer in Anatomy, Brighton and Sussex Medical school, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK

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  • Dr. Tony Abraham Thomas, M.B.B.S., M.Ch., (Neurosurgery) Assistant Professor, Medical superintendent, KMF Hospital, Kotagiri, Nilgiri, Tamil Nadu, India

Email: [email protected]

Tel: +91 98406 48297


Statistical Editor

  • Dr. Lakshmanan Jayaseelan, BSc (Mathematics), MSc (Statistics), PhD, Professor, Department of Biostatistics, College of Medicine, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medical and Health Sciences, Dubai, UAE

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Dr. Anna Pulimood, MBBS, MD (Pathology), Professor, Department of Pathology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Dr. J.V. Peter, MBBS, MD, DNB, MAMS, FRACP, FJFICM, Professor, Department of Critical Care, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Dr. Sunil Chandy, MBBS, MD, MPhil, DM (Cardiology) Professor, Cardiology, Medical director, ITC healthcare, Gurgaon, Haryana

Dr. Dilip Mathai, MBBS, MD, PhD, FCAMS, FRCP (Lon), Dean, Professor of Medicine and Adult infectious diseases, Apollo hospitals, Hyderabad, Telangana

Dr. George Chandy, MBBS, MD, DM (Gastro), PGDHA, FRCP, FIHS, Professor, Gastroenterology, Director and CEO, Believers Church Medical college hospital, Pathanamthita, Kerala

Dr. Nihal Thomas, MBBS, MD, MNAMS, DNB (Endo), FRACP (Endo), FRCP (Edin), FRCP (Glas), FRCP (London), FACP PhD (Copenhagen), Professor, Department of Endocrinology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 

Dr. Philip Alexander, MBBS, MS (General Surgery), Professor, General Surgery, Medical Superintendent, Lady Willingdon hospital, Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Dr. George Mathew, MBBS, MS (General Surgery), Medical Director, Shanti Bhavan Medical Centre, Biru, Simdega, Jharkhand 

Dr. Aravindan Nair, MBBS, MS (General surgery), MNAMS, Professor, General Surgery, Medical Superintendent, Sri Narayani hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Dr. Kurien Thomas, MBBS, MD, MSc, Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry

Dr. Sudhir Kumar, MBBS, MD, DM (Neurology), Consultant Neurologist, Apollo hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana



Dr. Ajit Varki, Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Executive Editor, "Essentials of Glycobiology", Co-Director, Glycobiology Research and Training Center (GRTC), University of California, San Diego, USA. 

Dr. PH Chandrasekhar, MBBS, ABIM, ABIM-Inf.Dis, FACP, FIDSA, Professor, Clinical Educator Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Wayne State University, Michigan, USA

Dr. Abraham Peedicayil,  MBBS, DGO, MPH, MD, FRCOG, Professor, Gynaecologic Oncology, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.   

Dr. Steven Bollipo, MBBS, FRACP (Med & Gastro), Director of Gastroenterology & Endoscopy, Department of Gastroenterology, John Hunter hospital, New South Wales, Australia

Mr. Vikas Khanduja, MBBS, MA (Cantab), MSc, FRCS (Orth), Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK

Dr. Prathiba Varkey, MBBS, MPH, MBA, MHPE. President and CEO, Northeast medical group, Yale New Haven Health, Professor of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, Professor of Health Policy and Management, Yale School of Public Health, Connecticuit, USA

Dr. Naveen Eipe, MBBS, MD, Clinical Anesthesia Lead, Bariatric Surgery Program.VP (Education), International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP), Staff Anesthesiologist, The Ottawa Hospital, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada

Dr. Madhivanan Sundaram, MBBS, MD (Medicine) DM (Nephrology) DNB (Nephrology) FRACP, Dip Bio stat, Mast Diaggenomics, Senior Staff Specialist, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Australia

Dr. Usha Menon, MBBS, FRCOG, MD(Res), Professor Early detection of Cancer, Head, Training and Capacity Building, MRC Clinical Trials Unit, Institute of Clinical Trials & Methodology, University College London, UK

Dr. Sanjay Goel, MBBS, MD, MS, Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Leader, Phase I/GI Program, Chair, Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee, Department of Medical Oncology, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, USA

Dr. Vaskar Saha, MBBS, DCh, MD (Paediatrics), FRCP, FRCPath, PhD, Professor of Paediatric OncologyRoyal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Manchester, UK

Dr. A.W. Niranjan Thomas, MBBS, DCH, MD (Paediatrics), DNB, Fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (University of Toronto), Consultant Neonatologist, Joan Kirner Women and Children at Sunshine Hospital, Western Health, Melbourne, Australia

Dr. Anindita Roy, MBBS, MRCPCH, FRCPath, PhD, Associate Professor of Paediatric Haematology, Wellcome Trust Clinician Scientist, University of Oxford Department of Paediatrics, Level 2, Children's Hospital, John Radcliffe, Oxford, UK

Dr. Sunil Krishnan, MBBS, MD (Int Med), MD (Radiation Oncology), FACP, Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic Florida, USA

Dr. Rayessa Rayessa, MBBS, FRCP, LLM, MBA, Royal College of Physicians, British Association of Stroke Physicians, Hull university teaching hospitals, Hull, UK

Dr. Christie Thomas, MBBS, DNB, Dip.Am.Bd.of Int Med, Neph, MRCP(UK), FACP, FAHA, FRCP, Department of Nephrology, University of Iowa, Iowa, USA

Dr. Prakash Abraham, MBBS, MD (General Medicine) Consultant Endocrinology and lead Endocrinologist, Endocrine unit, JJR Macleod centre, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK

Dr. Praghalathan Kanthakumar, MBBS, MD (Physiology), PhD, Department of Physiology, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA


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