Dr. Thomas Alexander

Dr. Thomas Alexander

MBBS, MD-General Medicine, DM-Gastroenterology, DNB -Gastroenterology, Post Graduate Diploma in Statistical & Research Methodology, Advance Course in Medical Education

Consultant - Gastroenterologist

Experience 37 years

Consultation days

From 16th to 30th / 31st of every month from 8.00am to 4.00pm

Consultation with prior appointment*

From 16th to 30th /31st of every month from Monday to Friday: 8.00am to 4.00pm

*Walk in consultation subject to availability of slots

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Prior to joining BBH in June 2022, Dr. Thomas Alexander was Senior Consultant, Professor & Head of Gastroenterology at PIMS, Pondicherry. He hadearlier worked for a period of three years in the UAE, as a Consultant Gastroenterologist. Dr. Alexander has extensive experience in Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology and diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies.
He has established Gastroenterology departments and Endoscopy services at VSM Hospital (Mavelikara, Kerala), Holy Cross Hospital (Kottiyam, Kerala) and Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences(Pondicherry).
Apart from clinical practice of gastroenterology& hepatology and endoscopic work, he enjoys teaching and has also served as Vice-Dean and Dean of Medical Education at PIMS. In addition to clinics and theory sessions for undergraduate and postgraduate medical students, he has taken sessions on humanities in medicine, history of medicine and evidence-based medicine.
Dr. Alexander is accredited by the National Board of Examinations to train students in DNB Gastroenterology.

MBBS
Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, Andhra University

1980

MD-General Medicine
Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, Andhra University

1985

DM - Gastroenterology
Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University

1996

DNB - Gastroenterology
National Board of Examinations, New Delhi

1996

Post Graduate Diploma in Statistical & Research Methodology
Pondicherry University, India

2010

Advance Course in Medical Education
Medical Council of India

2016

Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology – particularly challenging diagnostic problems and second opinions

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - Diagnostic & Therapeutic including biliary and pancreatic ERCP, multimodal endoscopic treatment of GI bleed, endoluminal stenting etc.

Academics – Clinics & Theory

Association of Physicians of India

1985

Indian Medical Association

1996

Indian Society of Gastroenterology

1996

Indian Association for Study of Liver

1996

Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India

1996

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

2003

American Gastroenterological Association

2006

American College of Gastroenterology

2006

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

2006

European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

2010

Krithiga E, Kiran, Chokka M, Ramdas Anita, Alexander Thomas. (2018). Are Hematological ParametersAssociated with Disease Severity in Cirrhotic Patients?. Indian Journal of Pathology: Research and Practice. 7.45-51. 10.21088/ijprp.2278.148X.7118.8.

Raju Mandapati JJ, Alexander T. Nasojejunal tube in the treatment of enterocutaneous fistula: Ablessing in disguise. J Curr Res Sci Med 2018;4:65-67

Thara Keloth, Marie Moses Ambroise, Thomas Alexander, Susy S Kurian. A study of High RiskOperational Link for Gastritis Assessment (OLGA) Stages in South Indian Subjects Indian Journal ofPathology: Research and Practice 2018;7(6):776-781

Phansalkar M, Alexander T, Solomon S, Varghese RG Humanities in medicine: Experience atPondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, India. Indian J Med Ethics Published online on July 3, 2018.DOI 10.20529/IJME.2018.052.

Indira Gunasekharan, Marie Moses Ambroise, Thomas Alexander, Anita Ramdas. Indications andDiagnostic Yield of Colonoscopy in a Tertiary Care Centre in South India. Indian Journal of Pathology:Research and Practice 2018;7(7):847-851

Solomon S, Sheela Devi C, Alexander T, Varghese R G. Exit exam for interns: Lessons learnt and challengesfor the future. Journal of Education Technology in Health Sciences. 2018;5(3)143-145. doi10.18231/2393-8005.2018.0028.

Jawahar R, Varghese R.G.B, Alexander T, Kurian G. Topographic study of H. Pylori and gastric intestinalmetaplasia in patients with dyspepsia in a tertiary health care setting. Trop J Path Micro 2019;5(5):281-286.doi:0.17511/jopm.2019.i05.05.

Sultan Nawahirsha, George Kurian, Thomas Alexander, Susy Kurian. Impact of alcohol on gastric mucosa in apopulation with high prevalence of Helicobacter pylori. Int J Adv Med 2021 Jun 8(6):764-769.