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Dr Vijosh

Dr. Vijosh V Kumar

Senior Specialist - Medical Gastroenterology

MBBS, M.D(General Medicine), DrNB(Medical Gastroenterology)
Gastro Science
English, Hindi, Malayalam

A dedicated professional with over 5 years of proven experience in gastroenterology, with a focus on Interventional Endoscopy and GI Motility and Physiology. He is a skilled medical professional who can perform all endoscopic procedures, conducting evaluations, and developing effective treatment plans. Driven to communicate effectively and build strong rapport with all patients. He has experience in managing a wide range of liver, pancreas, and gastroenterology diseases such as cirrhosis, pancreatitis, inflammatory bowel disease, and gastrointestinal bleeding. He is experienced in advanced GI endoscopic field like ERCP, EUS, GI Stenting procedures, pancreatic necrosectomy, EFTR, ESD, EMR and, PEG tube placement. He has a background in GI Motility and Physiology and treats patients with Chronic Constipation, Dyspepsia, GERD, and other Functional GI Disorders. He has received training in Manometry, Biofeedback Therapy, And Ph Impedance Analysis. He has numerous national and international publications to his name.

Area of expertise
  • Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) 
  • GI Ulcers o Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Liver Diseases 
  • Pancreatic Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Functional Bowel Disorders
  • Chronic Constipation- Biofeedback Therapy

Research and publications

  • Kumar VV. Bile Cast Nephropathy Complicating Non-Fulminant Acute Hepatitis A. Tropical gastroenterology: official journal of the Digestive Diseases Foundation. Published online 2020. doi:10.7869/tg.521 
  • Kumar VV, KG S, Rangan K, P J, KV V, Ansari J. Effects of Insulin Resistance and Hepatic Fibrosis in Persons with Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in North Kerala. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology. 2023;13: S121-S122. doi: 10.1016/j.jceh.2023.07.165
  • Kumar VV, Prasad PG, Jacob J, Nair H. Fibro progression and Cirrhosis Occurring in Living Liver Donor: First Case Report. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology. 2023;13(3):538-541. doi: 10.1016/j.jceh.2022.12.004
  • Khiangte B, Kothakota SR, Sasidharan M, et al. Hepatitis B Reactivation in Liver Transplant Recipients With Hepatitis B Virus Core Antibody Positive Grafts: a Retrospective Study. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology. 2020;10(6):548-554.
  • Kumar VV, Kothakota SR, Nair AK, et al. Impact of sarcopenia on post-liver transplant morbidity and mortality in cirrhotic patients. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. 2022;41(5):440-445. doi:10.1007/s12664-022-01262-3
  • Khiangte B, Kothakota SR, Sasidharan M, et al. Prevalence and determinants of hepatopulmonary syndrome in decompensated chronic liver disease. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. 2020;39(4):362-369.
  • Kumar VV. SLE with predominant hepatitis. Indian journal of rheumatology. Published online 2014.