R. V. Jayakumar

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R.V. Jayakumar, MD, DM(P.G.I.), FRCP(U.K), M.N.A.M.S. is the former Head of the Department of Medicine, Trivandrum Medical College (1997-2000) and Kottayam Medical College (1996-1997, 2000-2001).

He received his MBBS from Trivandrum Medical College (1963 batch), his MD from Trivandrum Medical College, his DM in Endocrinology from P.G.I. Chandigarh and his MRCP from UK. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1994. He was the first person in India to pass the MNAMS exam in Endocrinology in 1978. He is considered a brilliant teacher, having instructed or been examiner to a whole generation of medical students, M.D. students and D.M. students in India, a national figure in the field of Endocrinology. He was the first malayalee to become president of the Endocrine Society of India. Presently he is a Professor of Endocrinology in Amrita Institute of Medical Science, Kochi, India. He is the chairman of the Indian Thyroid Society.[1] [2]


  1. ^ "Infertility, weight gain blues? Get a thyroid test". Times of India. 7 January 2009. Retrieved 31 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Dr. RV Jayakumar personal website & consultation details www.rvjayakumar.com