Dr AC Arun is a Gastroenterologist practising in Madurai. Hailing from Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, he completed his MBBS from Madras Medical College in Chennai and went on to obtain the MD (Medicine) and DM (Gastroenterology) postgraduate and postdoctoral degrees from the renowned Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. He completed his residency training in internal medicine as well as senior residency in gastroenterology at PGIMER, over a total period of... [+]

Recognition

  • State Topper Award in School Board exam (Class 12). Given by Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

    2001

  • Certificate for Second Place in Shri Jaigopal Garodia Agarwal Gold Medal Examination for final MBBS students.
  • Damien Foundation Prize for Leprosy.

    2006

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Research

Comparison of the blood pressure monitoring in elderly hypertensive individuals by oscillometric method with standard mercury sphygmomanometer and Hawskley random zero sphygmomanometer. Under guidance of Prof. Savita Kumari, Prof. Subhash Verma, Dr. Vikas Suri, Department of Internal Medicine, PGIMER, Chandigarh. Jul 2008 to Jun 2010.
Retrospective and prospective study to assess the role of percutaneous catheter drainage in the management of acute pancreatitis. Under guidance of Prof. R Kochhar, Dr. Vikas Gupta, Dr. TD Yadav. Department of Gastroenterology and General Surgery, PGIMER, Chandigarh. Jul 2012 to Dec 2013.

Publications

Article
Inflammatory gastric outlet obstruction after acute pancreatitis – a novel method to overcome. Rami Reddy Y, Arun AC, Pradeep K Siddappa, Sinha SK, Kochhar R. (Accepted in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy).
Article
Endoscopic biopsy: a simple guide for beginners. Rami Reddy Y, Arun AC, Sinha SK, Kochhar R. (Accepted in Tropical Gastroenterology).
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Training

MBBS: Madras Medical College, Chennai. Aug 2001 to Mar 2007.
MD (Internal Medicine): Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. Jan 2008 to Dec 2010.
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