Dr Kumaravel V

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Dr Kumaravel V



Apollo Speciality Hospitals Madurai
  • 14 Years of experience
  • English,Tamil,Malayalam
  • 5 Recommendations
  •  MON-TUE, THU-SAT | 02:00 PM-03:00 PM

Awards and Achievements

  • IMA State Appreciation Award for coordinating academic activities, December 2013
  • IMA State Appreciation Award for coordinating academic activities, December 2014
  • Awarded Honorary Professorship at IMA – CGP, New Delhi, 2014
  • Awarded National Honorary Faculty, August 2015

Research and Publications

Selected Publications:
  • Kumaravel V, S. Sivan Arul Selvan, A.G.Unnikrishnan. Prevalence of thyroid dysfunction among young females in a South Indian Population. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. November 2015; 781:784
  • Sarojini R, Sivan Arul Selvan S, Shobana M, Parameswari R, Kumaravel V. Effect of Verapamil in Alloxan Induced Diabetes. International Journal of Pharmacology and therapeutics. January to March 2015; 1:43
  • Vaman Khadilkar, Sangeeta Yadav, Agarwal KK, Suchit Tamboli, Monidipa Banerjee, Alice Cherian, Jagdish P Goyal, Anuradha Khadilkar, Kumaravel V, Mohan V, Narayanappa D, Ray I and Vijay Yewale. Revised IAP Growth Charts for Height, Weight and Body Mass Index for 5 to18 year old Indian Children. Indian Pediatrics January 2015; 47:55
  • Subramanian Kannan, ShriraamMahadevan, velayutham P, Bharath R, Kumaravel V, Muthukumaran J and Premkumar A. Estimation of magnesium in patients with functional 3 hypoparathyroidism. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. December 2014; 821:825
  • Kumaravel V, Vanishree S, Anitharani M, Sathiyasekaran B. Are the current Indian growth charts really representative? Analysis of Anthropometric assessment of school children in a South Indian district. Author Reply. Indian J Endocr Metab 2014; 18:440
  • Kannan, Subramanian, Mahadevan, Shriraam, Ramji, Bharath, Jayapaul, Muthukumaran, Kumaravel V. LDL cholesterol: Friedewald calculated versus direct measurement-study from a large Indian laboratory database. Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism, August 2014; 502:504
  • Kumaravel V, Vanishree S, Anitharani M, Sathiyasekaran BWC. Are the current Indian growth charts really representative? Analysis of Anthropometric assessment of school children in a South Indian district. Indian J Endocr Metab 2014; 56:62
  • Kumaravel V, ShriraamMahadevan, Latha Velayutham, Muthukumaran, Jayapaul, Balamurugan, Appakalai, Arun Kannan. Hemi agenesis of Thyroid with double ectopic thyroid gland. Indian J Endocr Metab July 2013; 756:758.
  • Shriraam Mahadevan, Kumaravel V, Bharath R. Calcium and bone disorders in pregnancy. Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism 2012; 358:363
  • A. N. Balamurugan, Kumaravel V, Subbiah Pugazhenthi and Bashoo Naziruddin.Islet Cell Biology, Regeneration and Transplantation. International Journal of Endocrinology 2012, Article ID 139787, 3 pages
  • Soltani SM, O'BrienTD, Loganathan G, Bellin MD, Anazawa T, Tiwari M, Papas KK, Vickers SM, Kumaravel V, Hering BJ, Sutherland DE, Balamurugan AN. Severely fibrotic pancreases from young patients with chronic Pancreatitis. Evidence for a ductal origin of islet neogenesis. Acta Diabetologica July 2011
  • Loganathan G, Dawra RK, Pugazhenthi S, Guo Z, Soltani SM, Wiseman A, Sanders MA, Papas KK, Kumaravel V, Saluja AK, Sutherland DE, Hering BJ, Balamurugan AN. Insulin degradation by acinar cell proteases creates a dysfunctional environment for human islets before/after transplantation. Benefits of α-1 antitrypsin treatment transplantation December 2011; 1222:30
  • Shriraam Mahadevan, Kumaravel V. Growth hormone: Expanded use. Indian Journal of practical pediatrics 2011;402-408
  • Kannan S, Mukundan L, Mahadevan S, Sathya A, Kumaravel V, Bhat RV, Sriram. Knowledge, Awareness and Practices (KAP) among patients with hypothyroidism attending endocrine clinic. Thyroid Research and Practice 2010; 11:154
  • Pillai MG, Kumaravel V, Nisha B, Hareesh C, Unnikrishnan AG, Nair V, Jayakumar RV, Kumar H. Prevalence of musculoskeletal manifestations in thyroid disease. Thyroid Research and Practice 2009;12:16
  • Unnikrishnan AG, Eesh Bhatia, Vijayalakshmi Bhatia, Sanjay Kumar Bhadada, Rakesh Kumar Sahay, Arun Kannan, Kumaravel V, Dipti Sarma, Bantwal Ganapathy, Nihal Thomas, Mathew John, Jayakumar RV, Harish Kumar, Vasantha Nair and Carani B Sanjeevi. Type 1 Diabetes versus Type 2 Diabetes with onset in persons younger than 20 yrs of age. Results from an Indian multicenter study. Immunology of Diabetes. Annals of NY academy of sciences 2008; 239:244
  • Kumaravel V. Thyroid diseases and Diabetes mellitus – Asian Journal of Diabetology 2008; 32:38
  • Kumaravel V, Unnikrishnan A.G, Jayakumar RV, Vasantha Nair, HarishKumar. The role of 99m Tc-sestamibi scintigraphy in the differential diagnosis of thyroid cold nodule. Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism 2007; 23:26
  • Ambika G, Unnikrishnan, Kumaravel V, Vasantha nair, Ananth rao, Rohini V. Jayakumar, Harish kumar and Carani B sanjeevi. TSH receptor antibodies in subjects with type 1 diabetes mellitus: Annals NY Academy of sciences 2006; 220:225
  • Muthusamy VV, Kumaravel V, Amuthan Prevalence of Lipoprotein (a) in premature ischemic heart disease. Indian heart journal 2000



Work Experience

  • 14 Years of experience

Certifications & Professional Memberships

  • American Thyroid Association Endocrine society,
  • USA Endocrine society of India (ESI)
  • Associations of Physicians of India (API)
  • Research society of study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI)
  • Indian Andropause society (IAS)
  • Indian Society of Bone and Mineral research (ISBMR)
  • Indian Thyroid society (ITS)
  • Indian Medical association Endocrine society of Tamilnadu and Puducherry

Medical Council Registration


Special Interests

  • Diabetes  / Paediatric  Endocrinology  / Thyroid