Dr.Molly Mary Thabah

Dr. Molly Mary Thabah
Clinical Immunology
Professor & Head
Medical Registration number: 
Andhra Pradesh Medical Council 43224
OPD Timing: 
Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology OPD Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30 AM to 2 PM
Academic Qualifications: 

MD Medicine

Special Area of Interest: 
Lupus and related disorders


  1. Jha N, Thabah MM, Divya MB, Kubera NS, Jha AK. Distal renal tubular acidosis and hypokalaemic periodic paralysis during pregnancy. J Nephrol. 2021 Nov 8. doi: 10.1007/s40620-021-01184-x
  2. Behera G, Madhuri C, Panicker GJ, Thabah MM. Corneal ulcer in reactive arthritis. J R Coll Physicians Edinb. 2021;51(3):258-261
  3. Ravi P, Thabah MM, Verghese RJ, Dineshbabu S, Kadhiravan T. Diagnosis of Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease in a Patient With Digital Gangrene and Positive Antinuclear Antibodies. Cureus. 2021;13(6):e15883.
  4. Divya MB, Kubera NS, Jha N, Jha AK, Thabah MM. Atypical neurological manifestations in Wernicke's encephalopathy due to hyperemesis gravidarum. Nutr Neurosci. 2021:1-6.
  5. Imran S, Thabah MM, Azharudeen M, Zachariah B, Ramesh A, Negi VS. Liver abnormalities in systemic lupus erythematosus. [corresponding]
  6. Azharudeen M, Thabah MM, Satheesh S, Negi VS. Corrected QT interval and QT dispersion in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. J R Coll Physicians Edinb 2020;
  7. Alur S, Thabah MM, Sujatha S, Negi VS. Occurrence, predictors, and outcome of infections at three months in hospitalized patients with SLE: A prospective study from southern India. Lupus 2020; 29 (6):
  8. Shruthi S, Thabah MM, Zachariah B, Negi VS. Association of oxidative stress with disease activity and damage in systemic lupus erythematosus- A cross sectional study from a tertiary care centre in southern India. Indian J Clin Biochem 2020; [corresponding]
  9. Balakrishnan N, Thabah MM, Dinesh Babu S, Sistla S, Kadhiravan T, Venkateswaran R. Aetiology and short-term outcome of acute respiratory distress syndrome: a real-world experience from a medical intensive care unit in southern India. J R Coll Physicians Edinb 2020; 50:12-18 [corresponding]
  10. Kaaviya R, Vadivelan M, Balamurugan N, Parameswaran S, Thabah MM. Community Acquired AKI: A Prospective Observational Study from a Tertiary Level Hospital in Southern India. Indian J Nephrol. 2019;29(4):254-260. [corresponding]
  11. Vamsidhar V, Sabareesh M, Babu D, Subashini K, Kadhiravan T, Thabah MM. Bilateral subretinal abscess in community-acquired methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aereus infection. J R Coll Physicians Edinb 2020; 50:42-5 [corresponding]
  12. Thabah MM, Dineshbabu S, Pranov R, Moulitej MMV, Ramesh A, Kadhiravan T. Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder and systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus. 2019; 28(14):1722-1726 [first and corresponding]
  13. Thabah MM, Sharma R. Aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease events in diabetes: the balancing act? J R Coll Physicians Edinb 2018; 48: 332-333
  14. Narayan RV, Thabah MM, Poduval   Neuropathic pain among patients with primary knee osteoarthritis: Results of a cross-sectional study from a tertiary care center in Southern India. Indian J Rheumatol 2017; 12 (3): 132-38
  15. Rajagopala S, Thabah MM. Pulmonary hypertension in connective tissue disease. Indian J Rheumatol 2017; 12(1): 38-47
  16. Rebello A, Thabah MM, Dutta TK, Bobby Z, Harish BN, Mehalingam V. Procalcitonin levels in sepsis and its association with clinical outcome in southern India. Trop Doct. 2017 Jan 1:49475517702314. doi: 10.1177/0049475517702314. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28409531.
  17. Chaturvedi V, Thabah MM, Ravindran V, Kiely PDW. Medical arthroscopy: A tool for diagnosis and research in rheumatology. Int J Rheum Dis. 2017; 20(2):145-153
  18. Rajagopala S, Thabah MM. Russell's viper envenomation: Acute hypopituitarism or acute primary adrenal insufficiency. QJM. 2017 Feb 28. doi: 10.1093/qjmed/hcx043. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28339808.
  19. Paul AA, Dkhar SA, Kamalanathan S, Thabah MM, George M, Chandrasekaran I, Gunaseelan V, Selvarajan S. Effect of metformin on exercise capacity in metabolic syndrome. Diabetes Metab Syndr. 2017 Mar 6. pii: S1871-4021(17)30001-2. doi: 10.1016/j.dsx.2017.03.025. [Epub ahead of print]
  20. Dabhi AS, Vadivelan M, Thabah MM. Levosimendan: A new calcium sensitizer for inodilator therapy. JIACM 2016; 17(3) 201-204
  21. Thabah M, Ravindran V. Antimalarials in rheumatology: Expanding therapeutic armamentarium. Indian J Rheumatol 2015; 10(2): 51-52
  22. Mathen PG, Thabah MM, Zachariah B, Das AK. Decreased Bone Mineral Density at the Femoral Neck and Lumbar Spine in South Indian Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. J Clin Diagn Res. 2015; 9 (9): OC08-12
  23. Bhat BS, Thabah MM, Negi VS, Zachariah B, Das AK, Harichandrakumar KT. Metabolic syndrome in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus from South India. Indian J Rheumatol 2015; 10(4): 189-95
  24. Rajagopala S, Sagar BK, Thabah MM, Srinivas BH, Venkateswaran R, Parameswaran S. Pulmonary-renal syndromes: Experience from an Indian Intensive Care Unit. Indian J Crit Care Med. 2015;19(6):316-25
  25. Rajagopala S, Thabah MM. Response: Russell's viper envenomation: acute hypopituitarism or acute primary adrenal insufficiency. QJM. 2017;110 (8):539 [letter]
  26. Rajagopala S, Thabah MM, Ariga KK, Gopalakrishnan M. Acute hypopituitarism complicating Russell's viper envenomation: case series and systematic review. QJM. 2015;108(9):719-28
  27. Thabah M, Ravindran V. Musculoskeletal problems in pregnancy. Rheumatol Int. 2015; 35(4):581-7
  28. Amberpet R, Sistla S, Parija SC, Thabah MM. Screening for Intestinal Colonization with Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci and Associated Risk Factors among Patients Admitted to an Adult Intensive Care Unit of a Large Teaching Hospital. J Clin Diagn Res. 2016;10(9): DC06-DC09
  29. Thabah M, Ravindran V. Musculoskeletal problems in pregnancy. Rheumatol Int 2015; 35(4): 581-7
  30. Rekha JS, Kar R, Jacob SE, Siddaraju N, Suryanarayana BS, Thabah MM, et al. Extranodal NK/T Cell Lymphoma of the Jejunum Complicated by Hemophagocytic Syndrome: Practical Problems Encountered by a Pathologist. Indian J Hematol Blood Transfus. 2014; 30 (Suppl 1):190-4
  31. Jyoti W, Thabah MM, Rajagopalan S, Hamide A. Esophageal perforation and death following glyphosate poisoning. J Postgrad Med. 2014; 60 (3): 346-7
  32. Vinod KV, Thabah MM, Venkatesh T, Thiruvikramaprakash G, Shravan K, Dutta TK. A rare cause of dural venous sinus thrombosis. Neurol India 2013; 61(6): 669-70
  33. Thabah MM, Chaturvedi V. An approach to monoarthritis. J Mahatma Gandhi Inst Med Sci 2014; 6(1): 12-18
  34. Thabah MM, Kumar M, Ramesh A, Subrahmanyam DKS, Elangovan S. A case of vivax malaria with splenic infarction. J Vector Borne Dis 2013; 50(1): 74-6
  35. Gupta R, Thabah MM, Vaidya B, Gupta S, Lodha R, Kabra SK. Anti-cyclic citrillunated peptide antibodies in juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Indian J Pediatr 2010; 77(1): 41-4
  36. Sharma SK, Gupta V, Kadhiravan T, Banga A, Seith A, Kumar A, Saxena R, Thabah MM, Gulati V, Bhatia I, Kavimandan A. A prospective study of risk profile and incidence of deep vein thrombosis among medically-ill hospitalized patients at a tertiary care hospital in northern India. Indian J Med Res 2009; 130: 726-30
  37. Sugunaraj J, Thabah MM, Gupta R. Transition from pediatric to adult rheumatology care-pitfalls. Indian J Rheumatolol 2009; 4: 168-71
  38. The Association of Physicians of India evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on adult immunization. Expert Group of the Association of Physicians of India on Adult Immunization in India. J Assoc Physicians India 2009; 57: 345-56
  39. Gupta R, Thabah MM, Shankar S, Kumar A. Clinical significance of antiphospholipid antibodies in Indian scleroderma patients. Rheumatol Int 2009; 30:277–279
  40. Gupta R, Thabah MM, Aneja R, Kumar A, Varghese T, Chandrasenan PJ. Usefulness of anti-CCP antibodies in rheumatic disease in Indian patients. Indian J Med Sci 2009; 63(3): 92-100
  41. Gupta R, Deepanjali S, Thabah MM, Kaur P, Gupta S. Successful twin pregnancy while on cyclophosphamide therapy in a patient with lupus nephritis. Rheumatol Int 2009; 29(12): 1503-5
  42. Kumar K, Gopi A, Thabah MM, Hari S, Safaya R, Gupta R, Sharma SK. Unusual lung mass: Benign or malignant? A case report. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sciences 2008; 50(4): 365-7
  43. Thabah MM, KK Singh, Madhavan SM, Gupta R. Adult onset still’s disease presenting with acute liver failure. Trop Gastroenterol 2008; 29(1): 35-6
  44. Gupta R, Thabah MM. Management of ILD in Scleroderma. Indian J Rheumatol 2007; 2(1): 23-30
  45. Yadav RK, Gupta R, Thabah MM, Poojary G, Madhavan SM, Deepak KK. Autonomic status in systemic sclerosis in India. Indian J Physio Pharmacol 2006; 50: 397-40
  46. Gupta E, Dhawan B, Thabah MM, Das BK, Sood S, Kapil A. Nocardia pyopneumothorax in an immunocompetent patient. Indian J Med Res 2006;124:363-364
  47. Goel A, Thabah MM. Fluid solutions in dengue shock syndrome. Correspondence. N Engl J Med 2005; 353:2510
Positions Held: 

Assistant Professor: 2011-2014
Associate Professor: 2014-2017
Additional Professor: 2017-2021
Professor: 2021 onwards

Special Clinics: 

SpA clinics: Mondays 10 AM to 2 PM
Lupus clinics: Thursdays 10 AM to 2 PM
CTD clinics: Fridays 10 AM to 2 PM