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About Dr. Gopi Chellan
Dr. Gopi Chellan is a Podiatrist in Hyderabad and a Consultant in Foot & Podiatrist at Aster Prime Hospital, Hyderabad. He completed MBBS from Government Medical College, Thrissur in 2002. In 2012, Dr. Gopi Chellan obtained his PhD (Podiatry & Endocrinology) from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) Kochi.
Dr. Gopi is one of the best Podiatrists doctors in Hyderabad.
Dr. Gopi started his career as a resident at Government Medical College, Thrissur in 2002. He was appointed as Medical Officer at Primary Health Centre, Palakkad in 2003. Dr. Gopi was a Lecturer at the Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College in 2004.
He joined AIMS as Research Medical Officer at the Department of Paediatric Cardiology from 2004 to 2005. He continued his teaching profession and joined as a faculty member for MSc in Clinical Research Program at AIMS from 2006 to 2015. Dr. Gopi was appointed as a Research Scientist at Amrita Center for Nanosciences & Molecular Medicine, AIMS between 2012-2015.
Gopi Chellan, Rangaswamy Jayakumar, Wilbin Xavier, Shanti Nair. Composition and method for rapid detection of fungal infection. The Patent Office Journal. Feb 2016 Feb; 8533.
N Sanoj Rejinold, Raja Biswas, Gopi Chellan, R Jayakumar. Multifaceted chitin/poly (lactic-co-glycolic) acid composite nanogels. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 2014 Jun;67:279-88.
Wilbin Xavier, Mangalanandan T Sukumaran, Ajit Kumar Varma, Harish Kumar, Gopi Chellan. The widespread emergence of multidrug-resistant bacteria in diabetic foot wounds. Indian Journal of Medical Research. 2014 Nov;140(5):700
Gopi Chellan, Harish Kumar. 2013. Diabetic Foot Infections. ISBN: 9783659264795.
Gopi Chellan, Shashikala Shivaprakash, Sundaram Karimassery Ramaiyar, Ajit Kumar Varma, Narendra Varma, Mangalanandan Thekkeparambil Sukumaran, Jayakumar Rohinivilasam Vasukutty, Arun Bal, Harish Kumar. Targeted treatment of invasive fungal infections accelerates healing of lower extremity wounds in patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetic Medicine. 2012, 29: e255-e266.
Gopi Chellan, Soumya Srikumar, Ajit Kumar Varma, Mangalanandan TS, K R Sundaram, R V Jayakumar, Arun Bal, Harish Kumar. Foot Care Practice – the key to prevent foot ulcer development among patients with type 2 Diabetes. Foot (Edinb). 2012, 22(4): 298-302.
Gopi Chellan, Ajit Kumar Varma, K R Sundaram, Shashikala S, Kavitha R Dinesh, R V Jayakumar, Arun Bal, Harish Kumar. Footwear practices predict wound depth and foot infections among patients with type 2 diabetes. The Diabetic Foot Journal. 2011, 14 (2):72-79.
V Usha Menon, Gopi Chellan, KR Sundaram, Srikanth Murthy, Harish Kumar, AG Unnikrishnan, RV Jayakumar. Iodine status and its correlations with age, blood pressure and thyroid volume in South Indian women above 35 years of age (Amrita Thyroid Survey). Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2011, 15(4):309-15.
VU Menon, G Chellan, H Kumar, S Moorthy, KR Sundaram, RV Jayakumar. Normal thyroid volume and its determinants in healthy middle age and above female population in central Kerala (Amrita Thyroid Survey). Thyroid Research and Practice. 2010, 7 (3): 76-83.
Dr. Srilakshmi, Dr. Gopi, Dr. Harish Kumar & Manoj. Saturn Dasa and Lower Limb Amputations. Modern Astrology. 2011, 2 (10): 372-398.
Dr.Srilakshmi, Manoj, Dr. Gopi Chellan, Dr.Sundaram, Dr.Harishkumar. Role of afflicted Sun in Autoimmune Arthritis. Council of Vedic Astrology Journal. November Edition. 2011.
Gopi Chellan Shashikala Shivaprakash, Sundaram Karimassery Ramaiyar, Ajit Kumar Varma, Narendra Varma, Mangalanandan Thekkeparambil Sukumaran, Jayakumar Rohinivilasam Vasukutty, Arun Bal, Harish Kumar. Spectrum and Prevalence of Fungi Infecting Deep Tissues of Lower-Limb Wounds in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2010, 48 (6):2097–2102.
Gopi Chellan, Ajit Kumar Varma, K R Sundaram, Shashikala S, Kavitha R Dinesh, R V Jayakumar, Arun Bal, Harish Kumar, Raja Biswas. Coexistence of fungi and bacteria in lower extremity wounds of patients with type 2 diabetes. (Under Review).
Gopi Chellan, V Usha Menon, K R Sundaram, Vasantha Nair, R V Jayakumar, Harish Kumar. Men of all age and postmenopausal women are at high risk for coronary heart disease-a cross-sectional cluster survey in a selected cohort. (Under Review).
Greeshma N Kumar, Amrutha Jose, Mangalanandan T S, Ajit Kumar Varma, Harish Kumar, Gopi Chellan*. Protein-energy malnutrition and lean body mass loss in diabetic patients with and without wounds. (Under Review).
Greeshma N Kumar, Mangalanandan T S, Ajit Kumar Varma, Harish Kumar, Gopi Chellan. Significant Protein–Energy deficit in patients hospitalized for diabetic foot wound management- Pilot study. International Conference on Biotechnology for Innovative Application, 2013, India.
The role of fluconazole in managing fungal infections in diabetic foot wounds. 20th FIP World Congress of Podiatry 2010, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The spectrum and prevalence of fungal infections in diabetic foot wounds. 20th FIP World Congress of Podiatry, 2010, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Fungal infections in Diabetic foot (Invited talk). Diabetic Foot Society of India (DFSI) 2010 Bangalore, India
Targeted treatment of invasive fungal infections accelerates the healing of lower extremity wounds in patients with type 2 diabetes. National Conference of Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI) 2010, India. Secured 3rd best paper award*.
The magnitude of fungal infections in diabetic foot wounds. Endocrine Society of India Conference (ESICON) 2009, Kochi, India.
The spectrum and prevalence of fungi infecting deep tissues of lower-limb wounds in patients with Type 2 Diabetes, in Amrita Diabetic Foot Conference (ADFC) 2008, India. Secured best paper presentation award.
Pilot study on the spectrum and prevalence of fungi in diabetic foot wounds. Endocrine Society of India Conference (ESICON) 2007, CMC, Vellore, India.
Clinical Trial Experience
Co-Investigator in Fifteen multinational multi-centric clinical trials on Diabetes/Endocrine disorders at AIMS.
Co-Investigator in “Indigenous Insulin Infusion Pump development project”, School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri, Kollam, India.
Convener, Blood Donors Forum, Medical College Thrissur.
Coordinator for Clinical Research Program at AIMS
In- charge of Clinical Research Division, Dept. of Endocrinology, AIMS
Coordinator for Common medical entrance examination conducted by Amrita Vishwa Vidya Peetham University, India
Coordinator of the Immunization Clinic, Primary Health Center, Kerala, India
In Charge of the Urban health centre, under Medical College, Thrissur, India
Coordinator of the Medical Exhibition held on behalf of “Chamber of Commerce, Ernakulam, India”.
Member of the organizing committee of “Amritavarsham” 2003 Exhibition- 50th birthday celebration of India's most prominent holy woman Mata Amritanandamayi Devi better known as "Ammachi" or "the hugging saint”, India.
Organizing committee member for “Clinical Cardiology Workshop 2004” at AIMS, India.
Volunteered for providing medical aid to the victims of flood attack in Uttarakhand in 2013.
Volunteered for providing medical care as part of Tsunami Relief activity at Nagapattinam- the most devastated area during the Tsunami hit in India in 2004.
Conducted community outreach medical camps in the interior places of tribal dwellings, Idukki, Kerala, India.
Coordinator for “Sevamritam”- a graduate student-initiated service program to help and counsel the patients hospitalized in AIMS, India.
Coordinator, Basic education for school dropouts and school-going Tribal children, India.
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