Dr. Jagadeesh Menon VR | Paediatric Hepatologist in Chennai | Dr. Rela Institute, India

Dr. Jagadeesh Menon VR

MBBS, MD (Paediatrics), DM (Paediatric Gastroenterology)

Associate Consultant, Paediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Paediatric Gastroenterology, Paediatric Hepatology, Paediatrics

Chennai

Brief Profile

Dr Jagadeesh Menon V R did his undergraduate training (M.B.B.S) at Govt Medical College, Calicut. He completed MD at department of Pediatrics, Advanced Pediatric Center (APC), PGIMER, Chandigarh. He pursued his DM in Pediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology at PGIMER, Chandigarh after securing all India rank 1 in the entrance examination.During this tenure, he underwent short term training in pediatric liver transplantation at Dr Rela institute & Medical Centre, Chennai.

Clinical Expertise

  • Diagnostic upper gastrointestinal endoscopies
  • Therapeutic upper gastrointestinal endoscopies
  • Endoscopic sclerotherapy/Endoscopic variceal ligation
  • Endoscopic stricture dilatation
  • Forgein body removal
  • Colonoscopy
  • Therapeutic: Polypectomy, Hemorrhoids injection, Ileal stricture dilatation
  • USG guided liver biopsy
  • Intraoperative enteroscopy

Experience

  • Senior Resident: Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, July 2014 - Dec 2015
  • Department of Pediatrics, Hepatology & Nutrition, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, Jan 2016 - December 2018
  • Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Honors & Awards

  • Best oral /poster presentation in 6th IYCF conference held at GMCH 32 Chandigarh in 2016.
  • Prize for poster presentation at 4th ISPGHAN conference held in Guwahati in 2017.
  • Presidential poster : Efficacy of Psyllium over placebo in the therapy of pediatric IBS. ISGCON 2018
  • Prize for poster presentation at ISPGHAN 2019, Chennai
  • Prize for oral presentation at MCLD 2020 at ITC grand chola, Chennai

Research & Publication

Paper Presentation

  • Hennekam syndrome: An uncommon cause of chylous ascites in the tropics
  • Ascites as a manifestation of Eosinophilic gastroenteritis in a child
  • Gastrointestinal manifestations of Primary immune deficiencies
  • Gastrointestinal presentations of Kawasaki disease
  • Spectrum of ATT induced hepatitis form a tertiary care centre: Co author
  • Role of Intraoperative enteroscopy in a patient with Peutz Jeghers syndrome: Co author
  • Clinical spectrum and outcome of Pediatric Hepatitis C from a tertiary care center
  • Clinical spectrum and outcome of abdominal tuberculosis from a tertiary care pediatric gastroenterology center in north India: Co author
  • Therapeutic efficacy of psyllium husk in pediatric IBS: A double blind randomised controlled trial.

Publications

  • Malhi P, Menon J, Bharti, B. et al.Cognitive Development of Toddlers: Does Parental Stimulation Matter?Indian J Pediatr (2018) 85:498
  • ShrutiSharma, Jagadeesh Menon, Sadhna Lal, Babu Ram Thapa; Bertiella studeri Infection—A Rare Cause of Chronic Abdominal Pain in a Child from North India, Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, Volume 64, Issue 4, 1 Aug 2018.
  • Menon, J., Bhatia, A., Thapa, B. R., & Sodhi, K. S. (2017). Intraperitoneal lipomatosis: a rare clinicoradiological entity in a child. Tropical Doctor, 47(3), 261–262.
  • Lone YA, Menon J, Menon P, Vaiphei K, Rao KL, Thapa B, Gupta K. Kawasaki disease presenting as acute intestinal obstruction. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2017;22:170-2
  • Srikanth KP, Thapa BR, Kanojia RP, Vaiphei K, Lal SB, Menon JV, et al. Unusual cause and association of gastrointestinal bleed in a young boy. J Dig Endosc 2017; 8:142-4.
  • Thapa, B. R., Goyal, P., Menon J, & Sharma, A. (2017). Acceptability and Efficacy of Locally Produced Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food Nutreal in the Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition in Comparison With Defined Food: A Randomized Control Trial. Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 38(1), 18–26.
  • Malhi P, Menon J, Bharti, B. et al. Cognitive Development of Toddlers: Does Parental Stimulation Matter?. Indian J Pediatr.2018; 85:49.
  • Menon J, Kumar A, Vaiphei K, Lal S. An interesting cause of chronic abdominal pain in a child. Trop Doct. 2020;50:63-64.
  • Menon J, Shanmugam N, Vij M, Reddy MS, Rela M. Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Presenting as Macrocheilitis in a Post liver Transplant Pediatric Patient. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020;71(1):e46.
  • Menon J, Shanmugham N, Vij M, Srinivas S, Reddy S, Rela M. Peribiliary Pseudotumor Like Presentation of IgG4 Related Disease. Indian J Pediatr (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12098-020-03328-6.
  • Hakeem AR, Padmanaban H, Karthikeyan S, Murugesan S, Menon J, Shanmugam N, Jothimani D, Reddy MS, Rela M. Awareness and Concerns Among Adult Liver Transplant Recipients in the Current Pandemic Caused by Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Strategies to Safeguard a High-risk Population. J Clin Exp Hepatol.2020;doi:10.1016/j.jceh.2020.06.001.
  • GUaRDIAN Consortium. Genomics of rare genetic diseases-experiences from India. Hum Genomics. 2019;14:52.
  • Menon J, Vij M, Hakeem AR, Gopi KR, Bibi A, Shanmugam N, Reddy MS, Rela M. Late onset peripheral T cell lymphoma Not Otherwise Specified in a liver transplant recipient: A rare subtype of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder. J Clin Exp Hepatol.2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jceh.2020.09.002.
  • Menon J, Vij M, Shanmugam N, Hakeem AR, Reddy MS, Kaliamoorthy I, Rela M. Hilar Fibropolycystic Liver Disease of Unknown Etiology: A Revelation from the Explant Liver J Pediatr Genet.2020. DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1716829
  • Menon J, Venkatesh V, Thirunavukkarasu B, et al. Hennekam syndrome: an uncommon cause of chylous ascites and intestinal lymphangiectasia in the tropics. BMJ Case Reports CP.2019;12:e229419.
  • Lal SB, Bolia R, Menon J, Venkatesh V, Bhatia A ,Vaiphei K, Yadav R and Sethi, S. Abdominal tuberculosis in children: A real‐world experience of 218 cases from an endemic region. J Gastroenterol Hepatol.Open.2019;4:215-220
  • Menon J, Venkatesh V, Rana S, Bhatia A, Lal S. Ascites: an unusual presentation of eosinophilic gastroenteritis in a child. Trop Doct.2020. doi:10.1177/0049475520911230.
  • Sharma S, Menon J, Lal S, Thapa BR. Bertiella studeri Infection-A Rare Cause of Chronic Abdominal Pain in a Child from North India. J Trop Pediatr. 2018;64:348-351.
  • Kadyada SP, Thapa BR, Dhaka N, Bhatia A, Menon J. Role of Diagnostic Endoscopic Ultrasound in Idiopathic Acute Pancreatitis and Acute Recurrent Pancreatitis in Children. Pancreas. 2019;48:350-355.
  • Menon J, Bhatia A, Thapa BR, Sodhi KS. Intraperitoneal lipomatosis: a rare clinicoradiological entity in a child. Trop Doct.2017;47:261– 262.
  • Lone YA, Menon J, Menon P, Vaiphei K, Rao KL, Thapa B, Gupta K. Kawasaki disease presenting as acute intestinal obstruction. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2017;22:170-2.
  • Srikanth KP, Thapa BR, Kanojia RP, Vaiphei K, Lal SB, Menon JV. Unusual cause and association of gastrointestinal bleed in a young boy. J Dig Endosc 2017; 8:142-4.
  • Menon J, Shanmugam N, Patel K, Hakeem A, Srinivas Reddy, M, Rela, M. Awareness And Concerns About Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID‐19) Among Parents Of Pediatric Liver Transplant Recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2020; 00:e13805. https://doi.org/10.1111/petr.13805.
  • Thapa, BR, Goyal P, Menon J, Sharma A. Acceptability and Efficacy of Locally Produced Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food Nutreal in the Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition in Comparison With Defined Food: A Randomized Control Trial. Food Nutr Bull.2017.38, 18–26.
  • Srikanth KP, Menon JV, Das S, Lal SB, Ray P, Thapa BR. Multifocal hepatic abscess with community acquired Citrobacter koseri infection causing liver failure in an immune competent child. Trop Gastroenterol 2017; 38:65-66.
  • Menon J, Shanmugam N, Srinivas S, Vij M, Jalan A, Reddy MS, Rela M. Wolman disease: A rare cause of infantile cholestasis and cirrhosis. J Pediatr Genet.2020.
  • Srikanth KP, Thapa BR, Chadha V, Menon J. Trivial and fatal complications of esophageal foreign bodies in neonates. J Clin Neonatol 2016; 5:109-11.
  • Cherukuru R, Menon J, Patel K, et al. Uncommon presentation of a recurrent diaphragmatic hernia after pediatric liver transplantation. Pediatr Transplant. 2020; 00:e13790.
  • Goyal P, Thapa BR, Sharma N R, Menon J, Bhatia A. Nutritional assessment in obese children with and without NAFLD in an urban area of Punjab, India. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development.2018;9:217-223.
  • Bhattarai D, Vignesh P, Kaur A, Kumari P, Menon JV, Geethanjali G, Rawat A. Epstein‐Barr virus‐associated lymphocytic cholangitis in a child with X‐linked lymphoproliferative syndrome. Scand. J. Immunol.2020. doi:10.1111/sji.12975

Conference Presentations

  • Nutritional assessment in Children with chronic liver disease. IYCF 2016.Chandigarh
  • Gastrointestinal presentations of primary immune deficiencies. CAPGAN 2015.New Delhi
  • Clinical profile and outcome of pediatric hepatitis C infection from a tertiary care center in north India. ISPGHAN 2017.Guwahati.
  • Neurological Complications in Pediatric Liver Transplant Recipients : An Analysis Of Risk Factors And Outcomes : Accepted for oral presentation at ILTS 2020 at Istanbul, Turkey
  • Clinical profile and outcomes in pediatric abdominal tuberculosis. ISG 2018.Kochi.
  • Clinical profile and outcome in pediatric Wilson disease from a non-transplant ter- tiary care center in North India. INASL 2018.New Delhi.
  • Efficacy of oral Psyllium vs placebo in the therapy of Pediatric irritable bowel syndrome : A double blind randomised control trial . Accepted for presentation at ESPGHAN 2020 at Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Hepatopulmonary syndrome in children with chronic liver disease. ISPGHAN 2014.Kochi
  • Oral presentations at CPLD at ILBS, New Delhi(2015,2016), GI forums in chandigarh, Pediatric GI emergency at Mumbai
  • Oral research presentation in master class in liver disease 2020 at ITC chola. Chennai

Text book Chapters

  • Pediatric gastroenterology Hepatology and nutrition : Bench to bedside (IAP): 2017
    • Cholestasis in Neonates and Infants
    • Wilson’s disease in children
    • Ascites in children

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