Dr. Priya Ramachandran

Dr. Priya Ramachandran

MBBS, FRCS(Eng), FRCS (Edin), DNB (Ped surg), PhD

Paediatric Surgery, Pediatric Surgery and Urology

Senior Consultant, Paediatric Surgery

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Brief Profile

Dr. Priya Ramachandran is a Paediatric Surgeon and works as a senior consultant. She passed out from Madras Medical College and was the Best Outgoing Student of her batch for which she was awarded the Johnstone gold medal. Subsequently she completed her General surgery training in the United Kingdom and obtained the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) from England and Edinburgh. She underwent training in Paediatric surgery at the Institute of Child Health, Chennai, India and Children’s National Medical Centre Washington, DC, USA. This was followed by training in Paediatric Urology at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, U.K. She obtained her DNB in Paediatric surgery. She obtained her PhD from Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University in 2007 on the “Enteric Innervation of the Small Bowel in Jejunoileal Atresia”.

Clinical Expertise

  • Paediatric Hepatobiliary surgery
  • Biliary Atresia

Honors and Awards

  • Johnstone Gold Medal for the Best outgoing student of Madras Medical College
  • Col. G.K. Pandalai Charitable Trust Endowment Prize for the Best outgoing student of Madras Medical college
  • President of India’s Silver Medal for the Best outgoing Student of Madras Medical College.
  • Rait Dunhill Prize for Medical Physiology
  • Col. Von Gezel Prize for Biochemistry
  • First Honor Certificate for Pathology
  • G.V. James Prize for the Principles and Practice of Surgery
  • McNally Memorial Prize for Social and Preventive Medicine
  • Chipperfield Gold Medal for clinical surgery
  • Alain Evan Grant Prize for proficiency in Medicine
  • Guruswamy Mudaliyar Prize for Medical Therapeutics
  • Venkatesapillai Prize for Tropical Diseases
  • B. Ramamurthi Prize for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Bharatha Lakshmi Prize for Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • The Purushitam Upadhyay Award for the research work and thesis by the Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 2007
  • “The Hari Om Ashram Prerit Dr. S. Rangachari award endowment” by the Association of Surgeons of India, 2008
  • “Best Research Paper Award”IAPSCON 2009 The 35th Annual Conference of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons Chatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University (Erstwhile KG Medical College), Lucknow, Nov 2009
  • “Popular Poster Prize” BAPS 2013 Brirtish Association of Paediatric Surgeons (60th International Conference Bournemouth 2013″

Research and Publication

Paper Presentation

  • Ramachandran P, Vincent P, Ganesh S, Sridharan S “Morphological Abnormalities in the innervation of the atresia segment of bowel in neonates with intestinal atresia” Presented as a paper at the 14th International Paediatric colorectal club, York, July 2007.
  • Ramachandran P, Rolle U Innervation Abnormalities of the Proximal Bowel in Jejunoileal Atresia” Presented at the 9th Eupsa Annual Congress-Istanbul June 18-21, 2008
  • Ramachandran P, Padankatti L R Innervations of the distal bowel in jejunoileal atresia” Presented as a paper at the 16th International Paediatric Colorectal Club Meeting – 15th-16th of June 2009 Graz-Austria
  • Ramachandran P, Gupta A, Vincent P, Sridharan S “Air enema for Intussusception-Is Predicting the outcome important” Presented as a paper at 54th Annual International Congress of the British Association.”


  • P. Ramachandran, (1st author), P. Vincent, S. Ganesh, S. Sridharan “Morphological Abnormalities in the innervation of the atretic segment of bowel in neonates with intestinal atresia” Paediatric Surgery International (2007) 23: 1181-1186
  • Priya Ramachandran, Stefan Gfroerer, Roman Metzger, L Rajiv Padankatti, UdoRolle “Differential changes in intrinsic innervation and interstitial cells of Cajal in small bowel atresia in newborns” World Journal of Gastroenterology-Vol 16 Number 45 December 7, 2010
  • Stefan Gfroerer, Henning Fiegel, Priya Ramachandran, UdoRolle, Roman Metzger “Changes of Intestinal Smooth Muscle Ultra Structure in Small Bowel Atresia” Accepted for Publication in World Journal of Gastroenterology in 2011
  • P. Ramachandran, (1st author), A. Gupta, P. Vincent, S. Sridharan “Air enema for intussusception: Is predicting the outcome importance?” Paediatric Surgery International (2008) 24: 311-313″


  • Senior Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Kanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust Hospital, Chennai
  • Senior Consultant, Paediatric Surgeon, Gleneagles Global Hospital and Health city, Chennai


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