JIJI JACOB

Radiologist United Arab Emirates, Sharjah
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Basic information

Profession
Radiologist
Other profession
Ocupation title
Radiologist
Additional job title
CONSULTANT
Current organization
AL ZAHRA HOSPITAL
About
I am a 43 year old young radiologist with resonable expertise in MRI and CT scan. I would like to gain training in Interventional radiology and dedicate myself to this job
Gender
Male

Education & Work

College / University
Gauhati Medical College
Graduation year
1996
Specialty training school
Gauhati Medical College
Final year of last training
1996
Area of expertise
Licensed states
Curriculum vitae
Curriculum Vitae of Dr Jiji Jacob SURNAME-JACOB NAME-JIJI DATE OF BIRTH-15TH DECEMBER 1966 ADDRESS FOR CORRESPONDENCE-P.O BOX NO: 3499, SHARJAH, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES. TELEPHONE-(+971) (6) 5566915 MOBILE-+971504821946 MARITAL STATUS-MARRIED TAMIL NADU MEDICAL COUNCIL REGISTRATION NO: 65555. PASSPORT NO: F2171787 E-MAIL ID- [email protected] Professional Qualification- MBBS- June 1990, Gauhati Medical college, Guwahati. MD (Radiodiagnosis)- June 1996, Gauhati Medical college, Guwahati. Employment History Prior to Post Graduation - Pre-Registration (Rotatory Internship)- Gauhati Medical college and Hospital, Guwahati, Assam. July 1990 to June 1991 Period-1 Year. After registration I have 1 year 7 months of clinical experience as a Medical officer and General Practioner in Clinics and small Hospitals / nursing homes. Employment History After Post Graduation -M.D (Radio-diagnosis) • I worked as senior Registrar in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Apollo Hospitals, 21, Greams Lane, Off Greams Road, Chennai-600 006, Tamil Nadu from October 1996 to February 2000. • Consultant Radiologist in the department of MRI at Bharat Scans, 197, Peters Road, Royapettah, Chennai-600 014, Tamil Nadu from March 2000 to January 2001. • Consultant Radiologist in the department of MRI at Manglam Hospitals, Manglam plaza, Baker Junction, Kottayam-686 001 from February 2001 to August 2002. • Consultant Radiologist in the department of MRI at Modern diagnostic centre and Hospital, Mangad building, Baker junction, Kottayam-686 001 from September 2002 to November 2004. • Visiting Consultant Radiologist in the department of MRI at Tidewater MRI centre, Lakeshore Hospital, Maradu, Ernakulam, kochi-682 304, Kerala from May 2004 to July 2004. • Consultant Radiologist in the department of Radiology Medical Trust Hospital, Pulickal Buildings, M.G. Road, Kochi-682 016, Kerala from December 2004 to October 2007. • Visiting Consultant Radiologist in Jeevan MRI Centre, Caritas Hospital, Thellakom, Kottayam, Kerala from March 2005 to October 2007. • Consultant Radiologist in Al- Zahra hospital, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates from November 2007 to till date. Clinical Radiology Work experience during post-graduate studies in the department of Radiology at Gauhati medical College Hospital, Guwahati. 1. Gastrointestinal Radiology-6 months. 2. Uroradiology-6 months. 3. General radiology-6 months. 4. Orthopaedic radiology-3 months. 5. Ultrasonography-6 months. 6. Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging-5 months posting at institute of neurological sciences, Guwahati. 7. Nuclear Medicine and Oncology-1 month posting at Dr. B. Barooah Cancer institute, Guwahati. My training included experience of performing and reporting investigations and understanding the role of radiology in clinical practice. My initial training included learning the basic sciences relevant to radiology (anatomy, physics and techniques). This also included complete core radiation protection knowledge. During this period I worked under supervision as well as independently in routine and emergency duties in the following branches:  Conventional Radiology which included plain radiography, sialograms, dacrocystograms, fistulograms and sinograms.  Gastrointestinal Radiology which included Barium studies including enteroclysis, T-tube cholangiograms and ERCP’S.  Genito-urinary Radiology which included intravenous urography, urethrography, cystography, ascending pyelography and HSG.  Musculoskeletal Radiology included plain films and sinograms.  Ultrasonography included general abdominal and pelvic ultrasound, obstetric and gynaecological ultrasound and USG guided interventions.  Small Parts USG included thyroid, breast, scrotum, orbit, musculoskeletal and paediatric ultrasound including neurosonography.  CT scan included Neuroradiology, Head and Neck radiology, Body imaging including chest, abdomen, pelvis, HRCT of chest, Musculoskeletal CT and 3D CT.  MRI included Neuroimaging, Musculoskeletal imaging and body imaging. Work experience in the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai. Apollo Hospitals, Chennai is one of India’s best hospital and teaching institutions recognised by the Medical Council of India and National Board of Examinations, India for Diplomate of National Board degrees in various specialities and superspecialities. It is recognized by Royal college of Surgeons (EDIN). It is the first hospital in this corporate ( Indraprastha Hospitals ) group of hospitals spread throughout India, neighbouring countries like Srilanka and Bangladesh and also in the Middle-east like Kuwait and Dubai (United Arab Emirates). It is also a major tertiary referral hospital in India and Southeast Asia. The department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai has a major role to play in this tertiary referral centre for various departments as it caters to the needs of almost all the specialities and superspecialities. This department is also recognized by the National Board of Examinations and also by the Royal college of Radiologists to train candidates for FRCR examinations. Nature of duties as registrar in Apollo Hospitals Chennai: Conventional Radiology: Independently interpreted routine X-rays, Barium studies, Urographic studies and Myelograms. Fluoroscopic guided biopsies and stent placements. Assisted in interventional procedures and angiographies. Ultrasonography: ATL-HDI 3000 Independently interpreted routine abdominal, pelvic , obstetric, transplant kidney, small parts and musculo-skeletal ultrasound. Spiral Computed Tomography: TOSHIBA X-VISION Independently interpreted routine brain, neck, chest, abdomen and musculoskeletal studies and HRCT study of chest. Performed and interpreted Helical CT studies and CT angiography of all the above regions. Magnetic Resonance Imaging: .5 TESLA PHILIPS T5 NT. Independently interpreted cranio-spinal, extremity including joints, abdomino-pelvic, chest, MRCP and various angiography studies. Apollo Speciality and Cancer Hospitals: Apollo speciality Hospitals is a Neurological and Oncological extension of the main hospital where the sole radiology registrar has to independently handle all the various imaging modalities including mammography. Teaching responsibilities at Apollo Hospitals Chennai: As a registrar I was entrusted in training the primary and post- DMRD DNB trainees in the various modalities of radiology performed there during my respective postings. I along with my seniors and consultants had regular reporting and discussion sessions during training of these DNB trainees. I had to conduct seminars and journal clubs in radiology for residents in our department. We also has discussion sessions and seminars with consultants and residents of various other departments like Neuroradiology, Uroradiology, Gastrointestinal Radiology and Musculoskeletal radiology clubs. Work experience as Consultant Radiologist in the department of MRI at Bharat Scans, Manglam Hospitals, Modern diagnostic centre and Hospital and Tidewater MRI centre- Lakeshore Hospital. Bharat Scans, Chennai is one of the best diagnostic centres in Chennai city and has all imaging modalities that includes a 1.5 and .5 tesla MRI scanners, a single and a multi-slice (4 slice) helical CT scanner, 2D, 3D and 4D ultrasound and Doppler scanners, Image intensifiers, Digital X-ray machines, Bone densitometers and a well equipped pathology, microbiology and biochemistry lab all under one roof. Bharat scans has all top end world class equipments and also has an institute for training DNB students in radiology and Technologists in radiology and pathology. I was in-charge of the department of MRI and was working there as a consultant and had only one MRI scanner namely GE SIGNA Contour .5 Tesla MRI machine during my stay there. We were performing and reporting around 25 to 30 cases a day which included neuro-imaging studies, Musculoskeletal studies, neck and possible body ( Thoracic and Abdomino-pelvic) imaging. I interpreted special neuro related studies like Diffusion weighted imaging, Epilepsy studies, IAC protocol, cochlear studies, MR myelography, MR urography and MR cerebral and neck angiographies. I also interpreted MRCP, abdomino-pelvic and chest studies. Manglam Hospitals, Kottayam has a well known medical diagnostic set up in the district which includes a clinical laboratory and Medical Imaging department with an MRI scanner namely the GE VECTRA .5 Tesla MRI machine, a single slice spiral CT scanner, a 2D ultrasound machine and a Siemens X-ray machine with image intensifier. I was in-charge of the department of MRI and use perform and report around 10 to 15 cases a day which included neuro-imaging studies, Musculoskeletal studies and neck imaging. Modern diagnostic centre and Hospital, Kottayam is a reputed diagnostic centre and hospital in kottayam and is the first private diagnostic laboratory to be set up in the whole state of Kerala. This centre also has a very well equipped laboratory and medical imaging centre and has all good quality imaging modalities under one roof namely a GE SIGNA Contour .5 Tesla MRI scanner, a multi-slice (Dual-slice) helical CT scanner, 2D and 3D ultrasound and Doppler scanners, Image intensifiers and X-ray machines. I was in-charge of the department of MRI and was working there as a consultant and during my stay there we were performing and reporting around 10 to 15 cases a day which included neuro-imaging studies, Musculoskeletal studies, neck and possible body ( Thoracic and Abdomino-pelvic) imaging. I interpreted special neuro related studies like Diffusion weighted imaging, Epilepsy studies, IAC protocol, cochlear studies, MR myelography, MR urography and MR cerebral and neck angiographies. I also interpreted MRCP, abdomino-pelvic and chest studies. Tidewater MRI centre- Lakeshore Hospital is a well known MRI centre attached to the State of the art Lakeshore hospital Kochi that is a famous tertiary level referral hospital especially for Gastroenterology and Oncology departments, and I was working there as a part time Visiting Consultant Radiologist in the department of MRI . My department had a SIEMENS 1 Tesla MRI Machine and during my stay we were performing and reporting around 10 to 15 cases a day which included neuro-imaging studies, Musculoskeletal studies, neck and possible body ( Thoracic and Abdomino-pelvic) imaging. I interpreted special neuro related studies like Diffusion weighted imaging, Epilepsy studies, IAC protocol, cochlear studies, MR myelography, MR urography and MR cerebral and neck angiographies. I also interpreted MRCP, abdomino-pelvic and chest studies. Work experience as Consultant Radiologist in the department of Radiology at Medical Trust Hospital. Medical Trust Hospital is a premier Institute and a tertiary level referral hospital in Kochi city, Kerala State, India . Medical Trust Hospital is one of the oldest and most famous hospital in the state and boasts of all surgical and Medical speciality and superspeciality departments. Situated in the heart of Kochi city Medical Trust Hospital has the best infrastructure in the state and boasts of the 1st cardiac transplant other than the routine renal transplant. Our hospital is also currently planning for other transplant surgeries especially lung and liver transplants. Medical Trust hospital is recognized for training in Diplomate of national board (DNB) courses in nearly all superspeciality and speciality departments. I am working here in Model Medi diagnostic centre, Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi since December 2004 till date as the only consultant radiologist in the Departments of MRI and CT scan. We perform and report around 250 MRI cases and 600 CT scan cases a month. I have one Post M.B.B.S and one Post DMRD DNB trainees under my supervision every month for training. We have well trained technicians and support staff to take care of the routine work. I am working here with a .5 Tesla Philips Intera where we perform routine Cranio-spinal, Musculoskeletal and Body MRI studies. In addition we also perform MR angiographies including Contrast enhanced MR angiographies, MRCP, MR Urography, MR Myelography , Diffusion weighted and CSF flow studies. In am also working here with a 64- Slice Multi detector CT scanner with which we perform routine Brain, Neck, Chest including HRCT, Abdominal, Pelvic and Extremity studies including 3D reconstructions of all regions. We routinely perform and report coronary angiographies and various other vascular studies. We are evaluating the various applications of body perfusion imaging and will be routinely performing them after establishing its clinical utility. Teaching responsibilities at Medical Trust Hospital Kochi: We have two post-MBBS and two post DMRD DNB trainees in our department and as a Consultant I have been training these primary and post- DMRD DNB trainees in the various modalities of radiology especially in MRI, CT scan and Mammography. We have regular reporting and discussion sessions during training of these DNB trainees. I conduct seminars and journal clubs for our residents in our department as well as in other departments. We also have discussion sessions and seminars with consultants and residents of various other departments like: Neuroradiology, Uroradiology, Gastrointestinal Radiology and Musculoskeletal radiology clubs. Jeevan MRI centre, Caritas Hospital, Kottayam is a reputed MRI centre in Caritas hospital Kottayam a famous tertiary level referral hospital in kottayam with one of the best Oncology departments in the state, and I am working there as a part time Visiting Consultant Radiologist in the department of MRI . This department had a SIEMENS .2 Tesla MRI Machine and around 10 cases a day are perfomed which included neuro-imaging studies, Musculoskeletal studies, neck and possible body ( Thoracic and Abdomino-pelvic) imaging. Al-Zahra hospital, Sharjah, U.A.E is the oldest, most modern, tertiary level referral and state of the art private hospital in the entire U.A.E. Situated in the heart of the city of Sharjah Al-Zahra hospital boasts of the first 3-Tesla Philips MRI machine in the entire U.A.E and the most modern 64-slice Philips CT scanners in addition to the highly sophisticated Cathlab, Digital X-ray, Ultrasound and Mammography machines. I am in-charge of MRI and CT scan Studies and reporting in addition to routine X-ray and ultrasound reporting. I am responsible for the routine and highly advanced Neuro-spinal, Musculoskeletal and whole body MRI studies and Coronary CT angiograms in addition to the routine CT scans, Ultrasound scans and X-ray reporting. I have applied for level 2 certification with Society of cardiovascular computed tomography U.S.A for which I am eligible. We conduct regular C.M.E’s for doctors and staff of all other hospitals in Sharjah and also hold regular case discussions with other departments in the hospital. Memberships: LIFE MEMBER OF INDIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION since 9th May 2001. LIFE MEMBER OF INDIAN RADIOLOGICAL AND IMAGING ASSOCIATION since 2001. MEMBER OF THE SOCIETY FOR CARDIOVASCULAR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY, U.S.A since May 2008. Conferences and Training attended / participated: 47TH ANNUAL CONGRESS OF INDIAN RADIOLOGICAL AND IMAGING ASSOCIATION, COCHIN, KERALA - 5th to 8th February 1994. 48TH ANNUAL CONGRESS OF INDIAN RADIOLOGICAL AND IMAGING ASSOCIATION, BOMBAY - 4th to 8th January 1995. NYCOMED INTERCONTINENTAL CONTINUING EDUCATION IN RADIOLOGY refresher course in Gastrointestinal, Urogenital, Chest and Cardiac Radiology, Calcutta - 25th to 28th October 1995. ROENTGEN CENTENERY CELEBRATIONS AND 49TH NATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE INDIAN RADIOLOGICAL AND IMAGING ASSOCIATION, BANGALORE, KERALA - 8th to 12th NOVEMBER 1995. INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF RADIOLOGY, NEWDELHI 1999 (Details and certificate not available). 6TH SHEFFIELD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING, KOCHI -18TH & 19TH JANUARY 2003. 57TH ANNUAL CONGRESS OF INDIAN RADIOLOGICAL AND IMAGING ASSOCIATION, HYDERABAD - 8th TO 11th JANUARY 2004. 22ND ANNUAL STATE LEVEL CONFERENCE INDIAN RADIOLOGICAL AND IMAGING ASSOCIATION, Karnataka State Branch, MANGLORE – 2ND AND 3RD APRIL 2005. RADIOLOGY EDUCATION FOUNDATION (REF) 1ST CARDIAC CT AND MRI COURSE, MUMBAI – 19TH TO 21ST AUGUST 2005. IMAGING 2005 (CME in Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology) , KOTTAYAM – 30TH OCTOBER 2005. 59TH ANNUAL CONGRESS OF INDIAN RADIOLOGICAL AND IMAGING ASSOCIATION, CHENNAI - 5th TO 8th JANUARY 2006. FRONTIER 2007 (ANNUAL MEET OF IRIA KERALA STATE BRANCH), KOCHI – 10TH FEBRUARY 2007. GERMAN REMEDIES IMAGING PROGRAMME, KOCHI -11TH FEBRUARY 2007. CERTIFICATE OF ORGANIZATIONAL ORIENTATION, APOLLO HOSPITALS, DHAKA. COMPREHENSIVE CARDIAC CT TRAINING PART A (LEVEL I) AND PART B (LEVEL II) IN KLINIKUM MUNICH PASING AN ACADEMIC HOSPITAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH, GERMANY FROM FEBRUARY 12TH TO FEBRUARY 22ND 2008. All the above mentioned information are true. REFERENCES: DR MATHEWS BABY MADATHIL M.D 28/1826, Pandarachira Road, Kadavanthra, Kochi-682 020 Kerala, India. Phone:+91-484-2311510 E-mail: [email protected] DR BABU CHACKO [MRCP(U.K), MRCP (IRE), DTM&H(L’Pool)] DIRECTOR, MODERN DIAGNOSTIC CENTRE AND HOSPITAL Mangad building, Baker junction, Kottayam-686 001 Kerala, India Phone: +919847030482 E-mail: [email protected] Signed DR JIJI JACOB (M.D.)

Interests

I am here for
Subspecialty interest
General Radiology,Abdominal imaging,Breast imaging,Interventional Radiology,Musculoskeletal imaging,Neuroradiology,Pediatric Radiology,Thoracic imaging,CT,MRI,
Special interests
Academia,Research,

Location

Country
United Arab Emirates
State
Sharjah
City
Sharjah
Hometown
Kochi
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