Dr Kaushik V V

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Dr Kaushik V V

MBBS; MRCP; CCT(GIM); CCT (Rheumatolgy); FRCP

Rheumatologist

Apollo Hospitals Greams Road Chennai
  • 17 Years of experience
  • English,Hindi,Tamil
  • 311 Recommendations
  •  MON-SAT | 08:00 AM-10:45 AM

Research and Publications

  • Polymyositis – P. Truepenny, V.V. Kaushik and H.Lempp – British Medical Journal - 2012 Mar 15;344:e1181
  • How common is methotrexate pneumonitis? A large prospective study investigates – N. Sathi, B. Chikura, V.V.Kaushik, R. Wiswell, J.K. Dawson –
  • Clinical Rheumatology – 2012 Jan;31(1):79-83. Epub 2011 Jun 3.
  • Does the use of QuantiFERON-TB testing offer any advantage over Tuberculin skin testing as a pre-treatment screening tool for RA patients going on to Biologic Therapies? – V.V.Kaushik, S.Ambalavanan, K. Binymin - Rheumatology (Oxford) – 2007 Dec;46(12):1863-4
  • Chikungunya Fever – R.Yazdani, V.V.Kaushik - Rheumatology (Oxford) – 2007;46(7):1214-5
  • Successful use of rituximab in a patient with recalcitrant Churg-Strauss syndrome – V.V.Kaushik, H.V. Reddy, R.C. Bucknall - Annals of Rheumatic Diseases 2006;65(8):1116-7.
  • CDP-870 (certolizumab) in Rheumatoid Arthritis – V. Kaushik and Prof.R.J.Moots – Expert opinion in Biologic Therapy - 2005, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 601 – 606
  • Water balance in rheumatoid arthritis: reply – V.V.Kaushik, K.Binymin - Rheumatology (Oxford) 2005 – 2005 Jul;44(7):956; author reply 956-7
  • Is syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion an extra-articular manifestation of rheumatoid arthritis? – V.V.Kaushik, K.Binymin- Rheumatology (Oxford) 2004;43(12):1589-90.
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis – Dr.Viswanath Kaushik and Prof. Robert.J.Moots- Chemists and Druggist –Pharmacy Update – July 2004
  • The association of bronchiectasis and smoking in rheumatoid arthritis – V.V.Kaushik, D.Hutchinson, J.Desmond, M.P.Lynch, J.K.Dawson – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases – 2004;63(8): 1001 – 2 Microalbuminuria:
  • is it a predictor of ischaemic heart disease in rheumatoid arthritis? Mpofu S, Kaushik VV, Grundy G, Moots RJ. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2004;43(4):537-8.
  • Outcome measures for rheumatologists - Kaushik VV, Abernethy VE, Lynch MP, Dawson JK, Rheumatology (Oxford) 2003;42(7):902-3 Tc-DTPA
  • clearance in RA associated Fibrosing Alveolitis – V.V.Kaushik, M.P.Lynch, J.K.Dawson, Rheumatology 2002;41:712-713
  • Abstracts & Presentations Methotrexate pneumonitis incidence: A prospective study – N. Sathi, B. Chikura, V. V. Kaushik, J. K. Dawson. – ACR 2008
  • Cytopoenias with anti-TNF-a therapy – do we need regular monitoring? – R.Yazdani and V.V.Kaushik – EULAR 2007 [THU0226] DMARD Monitoring -
  • Is it Patient Centred. A Lincolnshire experience – R.Yazdani, K.Horton and V.V.Kaushik. Rheumatology 2007 46: i145-i154 Incidence of Cytopoenias with anti-TNF-a therapy. – R.Yazdani and V.V.Kaushik - Rheumatology 2007 46: i25-i43 ARMA
  • standards of care – How good is our Rheumatology Service? – V.V.Kaushik, H.V.reddy, H.Cronin, T.D.Kennedy - Rheumatology 2006 45: i136-i148.
  • Autologous stem cell transplant in Still’s Disease – H.V.Reddy, V.V.Kaushik, T.D.Kennedy, P.J.Prouse and J.Thachil - Rheumatology 2006 45: i111-i114. Successful use of rituximab in a patient with recalcitrant Churg-Strauss syndrome – V.V.Kaushik, H.V. Reddy, R.C. Bucknall - Rheumatology 2006 45: i167-i171.
  • Biologic therapy in RA - how good are we in adhering to the nice guidelines?- A DGH experience - V.V.Kaushik , R.Fahey , K.Binymin and H.R.Sykes – Rheumatology 2005 44(Suppl 1): 64-76.
  • Anti TNF-a therapy in ankylosing spondylitis – A north west side story – V.V.Kaushik, K.Pillai, B.Shaw, H.R.Sykes and K.Binymin - Rheumatology 2005 44(Suppl 1): 112-119.
  • Lipoma Arborescens – Is it a rare condition? – A.R.Clewes, V.V.Kaushik, J.K.Dawson, V.E.Abernethy, O.Harris, B.G.Bolton-Maggs - Rheumatology 2004 43(Suppl 1): 114-119.
  • Identifying the core curriculum for apatient centred Rheumatology service – V.V.Kaushik, H.Chinoy, M.P.Lynch, J.K.Dawson, Rheumatology 2003 42(Suppl 1): 29-33.
  • The association of bronchiectasis and smoking in Rheumatoid Arthritis – V.V.Kaushik, D.Hutchinson, J.Desmond, M.P.Lynch, J.K.Dawson, Rheumatology 2003 42(Suppl 1): 47-49.
  • A regional re-audit on the prevention of steroid induced osteoporosis – V.V.Kaushik, J.K.Dawson, V.E.Abernethy, Rheumatology 2003 42(Suppl 1): 111-112
  • Intramuscular Methylprednisolone- Is there a consistency in practise?- V.V.Kaushik, E.George, T.D.Kennedy, Rheumatology 2002 41 (Suppl 1): 42-45
  • Comparison of Bronchoalveolar lavage findings with HRCT patterns of Fibrosing Alveolitis in Rheumatoid Arthritis – V.V.Kaushik, A.Cross, R.J.Moots, D.R.Graham, M.P.Lynch, J.K.Dawson –
  • American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 165, No. 8, April 2002, Page B7. “Open labelled prospective comparative evaluation of Saccharomyces boulardii in acute childhood diarrhoea”, V.Kaushik, V.S.S.Narayanan – presented at the XXIII annual conference of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics.

Qualification

MBBS; MRCP; CCT(GIM); CCT (Rheumatolgy); FRCP

Work Experience

  • 17 Years experience.
  • July 2012-Senior Consultant Rheumatologist Apollo Hospital, Greams Lane Arthritis & Rheumatism Centre, Nungambakkam Previous Substantive Appointments
  • Apr 2009 – Jun 2012 Clinical Director Medical Specialities (Pan TRUST) United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Apr 2008 – Jun 2012 Associate Clinical Sub-Dean University of Nottingham Lincoln Undergraduate Medical Education Centre
  • Nov 2005 - Jun 2012 Consultant Rheumatologist United Lincolnshire NHS Trust
  • Aug 1997 – Aug 1999 SHO Medical Rotation at University Hospital Birmingham (Selly Oak & Queen Elizabeth Hospital) Rotation included 3 months in Neurology 3 months in Neuro Critical Care 6 months in Elderly Care Medicine 6 months in Rheumatology 6 Months in General Medicine
  • May1997- Aug 1997 SHO in General Medicine Birmingham Heartlands Hospital
  • Sept 1996- Apr 1997 SHO in General Medicine & Gastroenterology Royal Cornwall Hospitals, Truro, Cornwall
  • Jan 1996- Mar 1996 SHO in Paediatrics Institute Of Child Health, Madras, India
  • Jan 1995- Oct 1995 SHO in General Medicine & Cardiology Apollo Hospitals, Madras, India
  • Jan 1994- Jan 1995 House Officer Rotation Kilpauk Medical College Hospital, Madras, India 3 months in General Medicine 3 months in General Surgery 3 months in Obstetrics & Gynaecology 3 months in Community Medicine

Medical Council Registration

55385

Treatments under Rheumatologist

Arthritis Treatment
Viscosupplementation