Dr. Rajkumar Nagarajan
Additional Professor
Medical Registration number: 
TNMC 77336
OPD Timing: 
Friday's 8.30am to 1.00 pm
Academic Qualifications: 

MBBS, MS ( Surgery)

Special Area of Interest: 
Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery in Upper Gastrointestinal, Colorectal with special interest in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery
  1. Comparison of Postoperative Port-Site Pain After Gallbladder Retrieval from Epigastric Versus Umbilical Port in Patients of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Symptomatic Cholelithiasis: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Cureus.2021.13(9): e18087. doi:10.7759/cureus.18087
  2. Systemic inflammatory response syndrome as a predictor of poorer outcomes in diabetic foot infection: a prospective analytical study. Int Surg J.2020;7(6):1830-35
  3. Study of Fine Needle Aspiration Microbiology (FNAM) versus Wound Swab for bacterial isolation in diabetic foot infections. Indian J Med Res.2020; 152:312-315. DOI: 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_1151_18
  4. A Comparative study of fine-needle aspiration and non-aspiration cytology in the diagnosis of thyroid lesions. Niger J Surg.2020; 26:147-152. DOI: 10.4103/njs.NJS_29_20 Clinical Significance of Candida in an Intraoperative Peritoneal Specimen with Perforation Peritonitis: An Institutional Perspective. Cureus; 2018;10(3): e2275 doi: 10.7759/cureus.2275.
  5. Clinico-microbiological Profile of Septic Diabetic Foot with Special Reference to Anaerobic Infection. Cureus.2018;10(3):e2252.doi:10.7759/cureus.2252
  6. 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.DOI: 10.7759/cureus.2070
  7. Postoperative analgesia following elective abdominal surgery: aprospective observational study. Int Surg J. 2017;4(8):2710-2716
  8. Clear liquid diet versus soft diet in patients with mild acute pancreatitis as the initial meal - a randomized interventional trial. Nutrition in Clinical Practice. 2013;28(3):365-70
  9. Randomised controlled trial on safety and efficacy of bilateral superficial cervical plexus block in thyroidectomy. Pain Practice.2013;13(7):539-46
  10. Pelvic Arteriovenous malformations. Br J Surg.2020; 107:1413. DOI:10.1002/bjs.11900
  11. Barium Peritonitis: A Near-Fatal Complication Following A Distal Loopogram. BMJ case reports. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2020-239351.
  12. Precise Pancreatic Necrosectomy by step-up approach. EXCLI Journal 2021; 20:1305-1307
  13. Strangulated Falciform Hernia. Cureus.2021.13(6): e15898. DOI 10.7759/cureus.15898
  14. Omphalic Bleed. Cureus.2021.13(6): e16066. DOI 10.7759/cureus.16066
  15. Neuromucormycosis of Posterior Tibial Nerve: A Rare Presentation of Mucormycosis. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2021 Feb 2; 1534734620986692.doi: 10.1177/1534734620986692.
  16. A non-resolving splenic 'abscess' in an elderly male - an unusual manifestation of splenic lymphoma. Trop Doct. 2020 Dec 25; 49475520981305.doi: 10.1177/0049475520981305
  17. Delayed Presentation of Complete Ileal Transection Following Blunt Trauma Abdomen: A Condition to Cognize. Cureus. 2019; 11(10): e5973
  18. An Unusual Cause for Bowel Perforation- Leptospirosis. IJTDH.2018;30(4):1-A surgical conundrum in feeding jejunostomy–Jejunojejunal Intussusception: case series. Cureus. 2018 Feb; 10(2): e2233.
  19. Right Paraduodenal Hernia: a rare case of small bowel obstruction in younger individual. IOSR- JDMS.2018; 17(8) : 76-79
  20. Isolated rupture of duodenum following blunt trauma abdomen: report of a case of avulsion of pylorus. Int Surg J. 2017;4(8):2845-2847
  21. Gastric volvulus following diagnostic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy: a rare complication. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Feb 10;2014. pii: bcr2013202833. doi:10.1136/bcr-2013-202833.
  22. Metachronous multiple primary malignant neoplasms of the stomach and the breast: report of two cases with review of literature. Int Surg. 2014 Jan-Feb;99(1):52-5. doi: 10.9738/INTSURG- D-13-00056.1.
  23. Spontaneous choledochoduodenal fistula with tuberculous duodenal ulceration. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2014 ;96(1):104-5.
  24. Spontaneous cecal perforation secondary to acute fulminant gastroenteritis – report of a rare case. Annals of Pediatric Surgery. 2014;10(1): 12-13 doi: 10.1097/01.XPS.0000437373. 44829.cb
  25. Giant inguinoscrotal hernia – report of a rare case with literature review. Int Surg J.2014; 99(5): 560–564.
  26. Endoscopic variceal ligation as a safe and effective alternative to endoscopic sclerotherapy in bleeding ectopic duodenal varix - report of a rare case and literature review. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2013;32(6):419-20.
  27. Retroperitoenal cyst mimicking appendicitis as a cause of right lower quadrant abdominal pain – report of a rare CASE. Brunei International Medical Journal Accepted on 08-Apr-2013.
  28. Jejuno- jejunal intussusception secondary to small bowel lipomatosis: a casereport. S Afr J Surg.2012;50(2):43-4
  29. utaneous angiosarcoma of the scalp masquerading as a squamous cell carcinoma: case report and literature review. J Cutan Med Surg. 2012; 16(3): 187-90.
  30. Malignant priapism due to primary carcinoma of the penis – an unreported entity. BJUI-web 18 Nov 2012 DOI: 10.1002/BJUIw-2012-089
Positions Held: 

Member of NOCI ( Network for Oncology Clinical Trials in India )for Pancreas and Biliary system for JIPMER