Dr. Alka Ganesh – Chairperson General Medicine & Section Head Geriatric Services

Day

Monday to Saturday

Timing

8 AM to 4 Pm
  • Spontaneous regression of spinal cord compression following parathyroidectomy.  A. Ganesh, S. Kurien, L. John.   Postgraduate Medical Journal, 1981, Vol. 57, pg. 652
  • etiopathogenesis of Diabetes Mellitus-   a review.
  • A.Ganesh. Journal of the Christian Medical Association of India. 1984, vol. 62, pg. 346.
  • Management of  Diabetes Mellitus in the surgical patient.
  • A.Ganesh. Journal of the Christian Medical Association of India, 1984, Vol. 62, pg.
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria  - a report of 6 cases from southern India.
  • R. Sharma, G. John, A. Ganesh, L. John. Indian Journal of Haematology, 1984; 11:263- 265
  • Assessment of cardiac autonomic neuropathy in Type 2 Diabetes mellitus.
  • L. John, R. Sharma, G. John, A. Ganesh, Journal of Association of  Physicians of India, 1986, Vol. 34, pg. 264
  • Tricuspid valvulectomy without valve replacement for tricuspid valve endocarditis
  • A.Ganesh, L. John, S. Muralidharan.  Journal of the Association of Physicians of    India. 1986, Vol. 34, 680
  • Computerization of data for diabetics:
  • R. Sharma, G. John, K.Hall, A.Ganesh, L.John. Journal of Association of Physicians of India, 1986, 34: 274-276.
  • Wilsons’ Disease in India— Clinical and laboratory manifestations in 30 patients.
  • Rajamani, R. Sharma, G.John, J. Raju, A. Ganesh, L. John. Journal of Associations of Physicians of India. 1987, 35: 438- 441
  • Insensitivity to insulin in offspring of non-insulin dependent diabetic patients.
  • R. Leslie, A. Ganesh, H. Volkuran, I. Hanning, K. Alberti. Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolism, 1988, 3: 235-237
  • Update on Asthma. A. Ganesh, National Medical Journal, 1989, 2: 198-200
  • Clinical profile of Indian NIDDM with nephropathy and renal failure.
  • L.John, A. Ganesh, G.John, J.M.Raju, M.G.Kirubakaran, J.C.Shastry. Diabetes res Clin Practice. 1989,7: 47-50
  • Infective endocarditis due to Streptococcus SanguisI occurring on a normal mitral valve.
  • M.Rao, G.John, A. Ganesh, J. Jose, M.K.Lalitha,L.John.  Journal of Association of Physicians of India, 1991. 39: 312-314
  • Nephropathy in non-insulin –dependent diabetes mellitus: comparative study with normoproteinuric and microproteinuric subjects.
  • L.John, A. Ganesh, G.John, J.M.Raju. Journal of Diabetic Complications.1990, 4:122-5
  • Metabolic and cardiac effects of Clisanthus Collinus poisoning.
  • K. Thomas, A.K.Dayal, C. Narasimhan, A. Ganesh, M.S.Seshadri, A.M.Cherian, A.S.Kanagasabhapathy, M.Bhanu.  Journal of Associations of Physicians of India. 1991, 39:312-4
  • Symptomatic hypercalcemia due to vitamin D intoxication.
  • A. Vasudevan, J. Raju, A. Ganesh, L. John. Journal of Association of Physicians of India, 1991,39:972  
  • Long survival of untreated gastric carcinoma.
  • A.Ganesh. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 1992, Vol. 84, pg. 1601   
  • Clinical and laboratory profile of AIDS in India.
  • A.Kaur, G. Babu, M. Jacob, C. Narasimhan, A. Ganesh, N. Saraswati, D. Mathai, B. Pulimood, T. John.  Journal of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndromes. 1992, 5, 883-889
  • Promoting rational drug use in India.
  • M.Thomas, D. Mathai, A. M.. Cherian, M. S. Seshadri, A. Ganesh, P. Moses. World Health Forum, 1995, 16: pg. 33-35
  • In- vitro chloroquine resistance of falciparum malaria in Vellore, Tamilnadu.
  • A.Venkatesan, E. Mathai, A. Sudarshanam, U.Sitaram, M. Thomas, A. Ganesh, D. Mathai, T. Jacob John,  Indian Journal of Malariology, 1994, 31: 39-41
  • Spontaneous regression of  pulmonary mucor-mycosis.
  • P. Abraham, S. Govil, V. Srivastava, A. Ganesh. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 1995, 71: 632-634
  • Evaluation of ELISA for the diagnosis of brucellosis.
  • E. Mathai, A. Singhal, S. Verghese, D.D’Lima, D. Mathai, A. Ganesh, K. Thomas, P. Moses. Indian Journal of Medical Research. 1996, 103: pg. 323
  • Surat 1994: was it Melioidosis? Interesting observations from the first case of imported melioidosis in India.
  • R. Murali, A. Ganesh, M. Jesudason, R. Mathew, A. Date . Journal of the Association of Physicians of India. 1996, 44: 218-219
  • Melioidosis in India. Tip of the iceberg?
  • T. Jacob John, M. Jesudason, M. K. Lalitha, A. Ganesh, V. Mohandas, T. Cherian, D. Mathai, M. Chandy. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 1996, 103: 62-65
  • Epidemiological features of the Acquired Immunodeficiency syndrome in southern India.
  • P. Srikanth, T.Jacob John, M. Jesudason, G. Babu, D. Mathai, M. Jacob, A. M. , A. Ganesh, A Zachariah. Indian journal of Medical Research. 1997, 105: Pg 191-197
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in Indian patients. Prognosis, Survival and Life Expectancy.
  • R. Murali, L. Jeyaseelan, S. Rajaratnam, L. John, A. Ganesh. National Medical Journal,1997, 10: 159-164
  • Patterns of insulin administration in NIDDM
  • A.Ganesh. Journal of Association of Physicians of India. 1997, supplement1. pg.18-20
  • Infection caused by Cryptococcus neoformans var.gatti serotype B in an AIDS patient in India.
  • M.Abraham, V. Matthews, A.Ganesh, T.J.John, M.S.Matthews. J Med Vet Mycology. 1997, 35:283-4
  • Mycobacterium Fortuitum endocarditis and meningitis after balloon mitral valvotomy.
  • MT. Kuruvila, P. Mathews, M. Jesudason, A. Ganesh. Journal of Association of  Physicians of India.1999. 47: 1022-23
  • Acinetobacter Meningitis following head trauma.
  • S. Venkatraman, V. George, M. Jesudason, A. Ganesh. Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, 1999, 47: 1020-1021
  • Tibolone, blood pressure and obesity.
  • Roshan J, Ganesh A. Natl Med J India, 2002, May-Jun; 15(3): 180
  • Persistent hypotension and splenic rupture in a patient with Plasmodium vivax and falciparum co-infection.
  • John BV, Ganesh A, Aggarwal S, Clement E. Journal of Postgraduate Medicine letter, 2004, vol.50, No. 1, pg 80
  • Management of common medical diseases of the thyroid. A. Ganesh. Journal of Postgraduate Medical Education, training and Research. Vol.1, No. 1&2. pg. 213,2006
  • A profile of Elderly patients seeking Emergency care. A. Ganesh. Journal of Indian Academy of Geriatrics, 2005. Vol 1, No. 1, pg 7
  • An effective integrated learning programme in the first year of the medical course.  R. Vyas, M. Jacob, M. Faith, B. Isaac, S. Rabi, S. Satishkumar, D. Selvakumar, A. Ganesh. The National Medical Journal of India. 2008, Vol.21, no.1, pg 21- 25
  • ulti-centric study to establish epidemiological data on health problems in the elderly. 2007. Chief editor Dr. D. K. Srivastava Director General Health Services. Publisher Ministry of Health and Family welfare, New Delhi
  • Disseminated cysticercosis. Basu G, Surekha V, Ganesh A. Trop. Doct 2009, Jan: 39 (1); 48-9
  • Early hypocaloric enteral nutritional supplementation in acute organophosphate poisoning- a prospective randomized trial. Mose V, Mahendri N, john G, Peter JV. Ganesh A. Clinical toxicology June 2009, Vol 47, No.5 pg 419- 424
  • Reflective writing by final year medical students: lessons for curricular change. A. Ganesh, G. Ganesh
  • National Medical Journal. 2010, Vol23. No.4: 226 – 230
  • Title: Sensitizing Undergraduate Medical Students to Consultation skills.
  • Venkatesan Sankarapandian1, Sajitha MF Rehman1, Kirubah V. David2, Prince Christopher2, Ruby Angeline Pricilla3 and Alka Ganesh4. National Medical Journal 2014: 27: 276-9
  • Association of geriatric syndromes with malnutrition among elderly. Soundararajan AS, Mathew AC, Nanjunda R, Ganesh A.International journal of medical research and health Science. 2017; 6 (5): 14-18
  • Medical education. Started medical education unit at Vellore 2004.
  • Geriatrics:  Pioneered Geriatric medicine discipline in Cmc, Vellore. 1998
  • Started family Medicine department at CMC, Vellore 2008