Dr. Vijayakumar C

Dr. Vijayakumar. C
Associate Professor
Medical Registration number: 
84072(Tamilnadu Medical Council)
OPD Timing: 
Monday, 8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Academic Qualifications: 


Special Area of Interest: 
Minimal access surgery, Hernia,Colorectal

Original Articles

  1. Muneef A, Kumbhar U, Vijayakumar C, Shaikh O. A Comparative Study Between Single-Incision Laparoscopic Appendicectomy Using Conventional Instruments and Glove-Port (SILACIG) and Conventional Multiport Laparoscopic Appendicectomy (CMLA). Cureus. 2020 ;12(10):e11257.
  2. Rohan K, Ramesh A, Nagarajan K, Abdulbasith K M, Sureshkumar S, Vijayakumar C, Balamourougan K, Srinivas B H. Evaluation of acoustic radiation force impulse imaging in differentiating benign and malignant cervical lymphadenopathy. J Med Ultrasound 2021[Epub ahead of print].
  3. Sureshkumar S, Omang A, Anandhi A, Rajesh BS, Abdulbasith KM, Vijayakumar C, Palanivel C, Pazhanivel M, Kate V. Efficacy of Pregabalin and Antioxidants Combination in Reducing Pain in Chronic Pancreatitis: A Double Blind Randomized Trial. Dig Dis Sci. 2021;66(11):4017-4025.
  4. Jayan, G.S., Rajkumari, N., Biswas, R.Deepak A, Vijayakumar C et al. Detection of Entamoeba histolytica and bacterial etiological agents in patients with clinically suspected cases of liver abscesses. J Parasit Dis (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12639-021-01435-5
  5. Milton CJ, Ganesamoorthy K, Gs D, Kannan A, Vijayakumar C, Srinivas BH, Sundaramurthi S. Is it Necessary to Send Clinically Diagnosed Benign Skin and Subcutaneous Lesions Excised Under Local Anesthesia for Routine Histopathological Examination? Cureus. 2021 ;13(8):e17194. 
  6. Ruby NS, Vijayakumar C, Sundaramurthi S, Sureshkumar S, Kumbhar U, Balasubramanian G. Knowledge and Attitude of Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients and Their Accompanying Attendants About Multimodality Treatment for Breast Cancer. Cureus. 2020;12(5):e7915. 
  7. Thirupathaiah K, Jayapal L, Amaranathan A, Vijayakumar C, Goneppanavar M, Nelamangala Ramakrishnaiah VP. The Association Between Helicobacter Pylori and Perforated Gastroduodenal Ulcer. Cureus. 2020 ;12(3):e7406.
  8. Archana E, Vijayakumar C, Raj Kumar N, Balasubramanian G, Srinivasan K, Sreenath GS, Siddaraju N. A Comparative Study of Fine-Needle Aspiration and Nonaspiration Cytology Diagnosis in Thyroid Lesions. Niger J Surg. 2020 ;26(2):147-152.
  9. Sravani N, Ramesh A, Sureshkumar S, Vijayakumar C, Abdulbasith KM, Balasubramanian G, Ch Toi P. Diagnostic role of shear wave elastography for differentiating benign and malignant breast masses. SA J Radiol. 2020 ;24(1):1999.
  10. Karnawat AV, Vijayakumar C, Gopal B, Nagarajan R, Srinivasan K. Systemic inflammatory response syndrome as a predictor of poorer outcomes in diabetic foot infection: a prospective analytical study. Int Surg J 2020;7:1830-5.
  11. Venkatesh NR, Vijayakumar C, Balasubramaniyan G, Chinnakkulam Kandhasamy S, Sundaramurthi S, G S S, Srinivasan K. Comparison of Different Scoring Systems in Predicting the Severity of Acute Pancreatitis: A Prospective Observational Study. Cureus. 2020;12(2):e6943. 
  12. Rohan K, Ramesh A, Sureshkumar S, Vijayakumar C, Abdulbasith KM, Krishnaraj B. Evaluation of B-Mode and Color Doppler Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Malignant Cervical Lymphadenopathy. Cureus. 2020 ;12(8):e9819. 
  13. James SMD, Sureshkumar S, Elamurugan TP, Debasis N, Vijayakumar C, Palanivel C. Comparison of Vacuum-Assisted Closure Therapy and Conventional Dressing on Wound Healing in Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcer: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Niger J Surg. 2019 ;25(1):14-20.
  14. Kalaiarasi R, Subramanian KS, Vijayakumar C, Venkataramanan R. Microbiological Profile of Chronic Tonsillitis in the Pediatric Age Group. Cureus. 2018;10(9):e3343.
  15. Sureshkumar S, Jubel K, Ali MS, Vijayakumar C, Amaranathan A, Sundaramoorthy S, Palanivel C. Comparing Surgical Site Infection and Scar Cosmesis Between Conventional Linear Skin Closure Versus Purse-string Skin Closure in Stoma Reversal - A Randomized Controlled Trial. Cureus. 2018 ;10(2):e2181.
  16. Archana A, Sureshkumar S, Vijayakumar C, Palanivel C. Comparing the Harmonic Scalpel with Electrocautery in Reducing Postoperative Flap Necrosis and Seroma Formation after Modified Radical Mastectomy in Carcinoma Breast Patients: A Double-Blind Prospective Randomized Control Trail. Cureus. 2018;10(4):e2476.
  17. Sushruth S, Vijayakumar C, Srinivasan K, Raj Kumar N, Balasubramaniyan G, Verma SK, Ramesh A. Role of C-Reactive Protein, White Blood Cell Counts, Bilirubin Levels, and Imaging in the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis as a Cause of Right Iliac Fossa Pain. Cureus. 2018; 15;10(1):e2070. 
  18. Kalaiarasi R, Vijayakumar C, Archana R, Venkataramanan R, Chidambaram R, Shrinuvasan S, Prabhu R. Role of Thermography in the Diagnosis of Chronic Sinusitis. Cureus. 2018 ;10(3):e2298.
  19. Pramod J, Vijayakumar C, Srinivasan K, Maroju NK, Raj Kumar N, Balasubramaniyan G. Clinical Significance of Candida in an Intraoperative Peritoneal Specimen with Perforation Peritonitis: An Institutional Perspective. Cureus. 2018;10(3):e2275.
  20. Kalaiarasi R, Kiran AS, Vijayakumar C, Venkataramanan R, Manusrut M, Prabhu R. Anatomical Features of Intratemporal Course of Facial Nerve and its Variations. Cureus. 2018 ;10(8):e3085. 
  21. Anitha B, Aravindhan K, Sureshkumar S, Ali MS, Vijayakumar C, Palanivel C. The Ideal Size of Mesh for Open Inguinal Hernia Repair: A Morphometric Study in Patients with Inguinal Hernia. Cureus. 2018 ;10(5):e2573. 
  22. Rajnish K, Sureshkumar S, Ali MS, Vijayakumar C, Sudharsanan S, Palanivel C. Harmonic Scalpel-Assisted Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy vs. Conventional Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy - A Non-randomized Control Trial. Cureus. 2018 ;10(1):e2084. 
  23. Karthikayan A, Sureshkumar S, Kadambari D, Vijayakumar C. Low serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D levels are associated with aggressive breast cancer variants and poor prognostic factors in patients with breast carcinoma. Arch Endocrinol Metab. 2018;62(4):452-459.
  24. Jayapala Reddy V, Sureshkumar S, Vijayakumar C, Amaranathan A, Sudharsanan S, Shyama P, Palanivel C. Concurrent Chemoradiation Affects the Clinical Outcome of Small Bowel Complications Following Pelvic Irradiation: Prospective Observational Study from a Regional Cancer Center. Cureus. 2018 ;10(3):e2317. 
  25. Sureshkumar S, Vignesh N, Venkatachalam J, Vijayakumar C, Sudharsanan S. Clinical Tests Combined with Color Doppler Versus Color Doppler Alone in Identifying Incompetent Perforator Veins of the Lower Limb: A Prospective Analytical Study. Cureus. 2018 Jan 5;10(1):e2026.
  26. Sasikumar K, Vijayakumar C, Jagdish S, Kadambari D, Raj Kumar N, Biswas R, Parija SC. Clinico-microbiological Profile of Septic Diabetic Foot with Special Reference to Anaerobic Infection. Cureus. 2018;10(3):e2252
  27. Vijayakumar C, Prabhu R, Senthil Velan M, Muthu Krishnan V, Kalaiarasi R, T S. Role of Heparin Irrigation in the Management of Superficial Burns with Special Reference to Pain Relief and Wound Healing: A Pilot Study. Cureus. 2018 Aug 17;10(8):e3157.
  28. Das SAP, Sureshkumar S, Vijayakumar C, Kate V, Srinivasan K. Effect of exercise on shoulder function and morbidity following mastectomy with axillary dissection in patients with breast cancer: a prospective randomized clinical study. Int Surg J 2018;5:3217-25.
  29. Vijayakumar C, Prabhu R, Muthukrishnan V, Kalaiarasi R, Swetha T. Early versus late dressing removal in clean and contaminated midline laparotomy wounds: a non-randomized pilot study. Int Surg J 2018;5:3051-6.
  30. Prabhu R, Vijayakumar C, Balagurunathan K, Senthil VM, Kalaiarasi R, Swetha T. A study of correlation between clinical, radiological and pathological diagnosis of appendicitis: a retrospective analytic study. Int Surg J 2018;5:3011-6.
  31. Sandhiya P, Sureshkumar S, Vijayakumar C, Palanivel C. Role of intraoperative wound irrigation with antibiotics in reducing surgical site infection in patients undergoing contaminated and dirty midline laparotomy surgical wound: a pilot study. Int Surg J 2018;5:2595-9.
  32. Vijayakumar C, Prabhu R, Balagurunathan K, et al. Venous Doppler Combined With Thermography in the Management of Chronic Venousinsufficiency and Deep Venous Thrombosis-Prospective Analytic Study. Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences . 2018; 17(6): 64-69
  33. Prabhu R, Vijayakumar C, Bosco Chandra A , et al. Efficacy of Homologous, Platelet-rich Plasma Dressing in Chronic Non-healing Ulcers: An Observational Study. Cureus 2018. 10(2): e2145.
  34. Gowda DB, Kadambari D, Vijayakumar C, Elamurugan TP, Jagdish S. A clinico-microbiological profile in patients with perforated peptic ulcer with special reference to anaerobic organisms: a descriptive study. Int Surg J 2017;4:125-30.
  35. Balasubramanian G, Vijayakumar C, Sistla SC, Badhe AS, Karthikeyan VS, Raj Kumar N, Singh SS. Postoperative analgesia following elective abdominal surgery: a prospective observational study Int Surg J 2017;4:2710-6.
  36. Sudharsanan S, Gs S, Sureshkumar S, Vijayakumar C, Sujatha S, Kate V. Does Fine Needle Aspiration Microbiology Offer Any Benefit Over Wound Swab in Detecting the Causative Organisms in Surgical Site Infections? Wounds. 2017 ;29(9):255-261.
  37. Vijayakumar C, Elamurugan TP, Sudharsanan S, Jagdish S. Factors Hindering Practice of Day Care Surgery in a Tertiary Care Centre in Southern India: A Patient's Perspective. J Clin Diagn Res. 2017 ;11(6):PC05-PC07.
  38. Vijayakumar C, Maroju NK, Srinivasan K, Reddy KS. Clinical audit system as a quality improvement tool in the management of breast cancer. Int J Surg. 2016;35:44-50.

                                                            Case Reports

  1. Sinduja R, Vijayakumar C, Sudharshan M, Kumbhar US, Naik BM, Naik D. Pseudoaneurysm of the gastroduodenal artery secondary to diverticulitis of the first part of duodenum: a rare presentation of upper gastrointestinal bleed. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 ;14(1):e238232
  2. Gaur NK, Shaikh OH, Vijayakumar C, Kumbhar US. Isolated jejunal necrosis following corrosive acid poisoning. Int Surg J 2021;8:3457-9.
  3. Shaikh O, Gaur NK, Vijayakumar C, Kumbhar U, Kalayarasan R. Hepatic Hydatid Cyst With Cystobiliary Communication and Cystoduodenal Fistula. Cureus. 2021 Aug 26;13(8):e17473.
  4. Naik MN, Shaikh OH, Vijayakumar C, Kumbhar US. Rare case of traumatic bilateral testicular dislocation. BMJ Case Rep. 2021;14(8):e244085.
  5. Das S, Shaikh O, Gaur NK, Vijayakumar C, Kumbhar U. A Rare Case of Occult Extra-Baudet Period in a Patient With Spontaneous Splenic Rupture. Cureus. 2021;13(7):e16707. 
  6. Vemulakonda SHP, Gaur NK, Shaikh O, Vijayakumar C, Kumbhar U. A Rare Occurrence of Cutaneous Recurrence in a Patient of Post Modified Radical Mastectomy. Cureus. 2021 ;13(7):e16153. 
  7. Gaur NK, Shaikh O, Chilaka S, Vijayakumar C, Kumbhar U. Catastrophic Sequalae Following Percutaneous Intervention in Case of Sigmoidectomy for Sigmoid Volvulus. Cureus. 2021;13(5):e15315.
  8. Jain A, Sudharshan M, Vijayakumar C, Kumbhar U, Nelamangala Ramakrishnaiah VP. Colossal Parotid Tumors: A Diagnostic and Surgical Challenge. Cureus. 2021;13(4):e14539.
  9. Gaur NK, Shaikh O, Vijayakumar C, Kumbhar U, Nachiappa Ganesh R. Intestinal Obstruction Due to Giant Bilateral Krukenberg's Tumors Synchronous of Colorectal Origin. Cureus. 2021;13(3):e14176.
  10. Shaikh O, Chilaka S, Reddy N, Vijayakumar C, Kumbhar U. Acute Massive Gastric Dilatation and Gastric Perforation as a Result of Closed-Loop Obstruction of the Stomach. Cureus. 2021 ;13(2):e13365. 
  11. Ashuvanth S, Sinduja R, Vijayakumar C, Kumbhar U, Toi PC. Testicular Torsion in a Rare Case of Prostatic Spindle Cell Rhabdomyosarcoma. Cureus. 2020 ;12(12):e12238
  12. Chinnakkulam Kandhasamy S, Sundaramurthi S, Vijayakumar C, Goneppanavar M, Nelamangala Ramakrishnaiah VP. Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of Sigmoid Colon: Unusual Cause of Intestinal Obstruction. Cureus. 2020 ;12(11):e11809.
  13. Dudaka A, Sundaramurthi S, Vijayakumar C, Elamurugan TP, Jagdish S. Coinfection of Typhoid Fever With Tuberculosis: A Challenge to Surgical Management. Cureus. 2020 ;12(6):e8540. 
  14. Jain A, Vijayakumar C, Kumbhar U, Sundaramurthi S, Balasubramanian G. Metastatic Malignant Melanoma Mimicking Mammary Mass: A Rare Presentation. Cureus. 2020 ;12(5):e8354.
  15. Ashuvanth S, Sinduja R, Vijayakumar C, Kumbhar U, Toi PC. Testicular Torsion in a Rare Case of Prostatic Spindle Cell Rhabdomyosarcoma. Cureus. 2020 ;12(12):e12238. 
  16. Jain, A., Chinnakkulam Kandhasamy, S., Vijayakumar, Cet al.Fecalith in Fistula-in-Ano. Indian J Surg (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12262-020-02206-x
  17. Ganapathy V, Vijayakumar C, Karthikeyan VS, Srinivas J, Shrinuvasan S. Primary Vesical Amyloidosis Masquerading as Vesical Calculus in a Retroviral Positive Patient. Cureus. 2019 ;11(1):e3828. 
  18. Sri Aurobindo Prasad D, Vijayakumar C, Sureshkumar S, Basu D. An Unusual Case of Penile Spindle Cell Malignancy. Cureus. 2018 ;10(8):e3121. 
  19. Prabhu R, Balagurunathan K, Bosco AC, Vijayakumar C . A giant inguinoscrotal swelling with intestinal obstruction – a case report. IOSR 2018;17(2): 17-18
  20. Vijayakumar C, Anitha M, Sudharsanan S, Elamurugan TP. Compound (External) Dislocation of Testis: An Unusual Case. J Clin Diagn Res. 2018; 12(2): PD03-PD04
  21. Vijayakumar C, Balagurunathan K, Prabhu R, Santosh Raja E, Amankumar S, Kalaiarasi R, T S. Stercoral Ulcer Not Always Indolent: A Rare Complication of Fecal Impaction. Cureus. 2018 ;10(5):e2613.
  22. Vijayakumar C, Balagurunathan K, Prabhu R, Santosh Raja E, Amankumar S, Kalaiarasi R, T S. Stercoral Ulcer Not Always Indolent: A Rare Complication of Fecal Impaction. Cureus. 2018;10(5):e2613
  23. Vijayakumar C, Rajkumar N, Harishkumar L, et al. Right paraduodenal hernia: A rare cause of small bowel obstruction in younger individual. Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences 2018; 17(8): 76-79
  24. Kalaiarasi R, Vijayakumar C, Archana R, Natarajan R. Pediatric Primary Tuberculous Osteomyelitis of the Mandible Mimicking Parotitis. Cureus. 2018 ;10(1):e2071. 
  25. Sudharsanan S, Elamurugan TP, Vijayakumar C, Rajnish K, Jagdish S. An Unusual Cause of Small Bowel Obstruction: A Case Report. Cureus. 2017 ;9(3):e1116.
  26. Sudharsanan S, Vijayakumar C, Dharanya S, Elamurugan TP, Manwar AS. A Rare Case of Carcinoma in the Thyroglossal Duct Cyst of an Elderly Patient. Cureus. 2017 ;9(6):e1365. 
  27. Vijayakumar C, Reddy VJ, Elamurugan TP, Jagdish S. Unusual presentation of acute pancreatitis mimicking strangulated inguinal hernia in a patient with bladder exstrophy: a rare case report. Int Surg J 2017;4:2871-3.
  28. Dharanya S, Vijayakumar C, Sudharsanan S, Jagdish S. A Rare Case Report of a Paratesticular Fibrous Pseudotumor Mimicking a Hydrocele. Cureus. 2017 ;9(8):e1565.
  29. Balasubramanian G, Vijayakumar C, Anbarasu I, Sudharsanan S, Raj Kumar N, Baskaran D. Isolated rupture of duodenum following blunt trauma abdomen: report of a case of avulsion of pylorus. Int Surg J 2017;4:2845-7.
  30. Sudharsanan S, Vijayakumar C, Manish K, Elamurugan TP, Manwar AS. Anal Canal Gas Gangrene in Aplastic Anaemia: Rare yet Lethal Entity - A Caveat. Cureus. 2017 ;9(7):e1469. 

Google scholar ID :https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=Mb86e8cAAAAJ&hl=en 

Research Gate Id :https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chellappa_Vijayakumar2

ORCID ID:0000-0002-4162-7008

Ongoing Faculty Project
1. Effectiveness of myofascial release compared to manual lymphatic drainage in reducing post-treatment morbidity among patients undergone breast cancer surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy-A double-blinded randomized controlled trial.
Ongoing PG Project
1. Comparison of the efficacy of prophylactic intraoperative wound irrigation with 0.04% polyhexanide with 1% Povidone iodine and saline irrigation for preventing superficial surgical site infections in patients undergoing elective midline laparotomy -A double blinded randomized control trail.
2. Comparison between Sutures, N-butyl-2cyanoacrylate and Self-gripping mesh in Lichtenstein Hernia repair- A multi arm randomized control trial

Positions Held: 
  1. Joint Member Secretary – Departmental PG research monitoring Committee, JIPMER
  2. Executive committee member - Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) Puducherry state
  3. Executive Committee member – JIPMER Scientific Society (JSS 2021)
  4. Executive Committee member- JIPMER Faculty Association (JFA 2021, 2022)