Dr. P L Alagammai is a Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist at Meenakshi Mission Hospital, a tertiary care hospital in Madurai.


Dr. Alagammai has a brilliant academic track record with a collection of medals to her name. Dr. Alagammai completed her graduation from Madurai Medical College (Madurai) bagging the title of the ‘Best Outgoing Student’ of her batch. She secured first rank at University level for her MD (General Medicine) degree which she finalized through Madras Medical College earning the coveted Gold Medal for the same. This was followed by joining the prestigious Christian Medical College, Vellore in the year 2010, where she enjoyed a three and half year association. Dr. Alagammai considers this to be the golden period of her life as CMC taught her much more than academics. Here, she not only gained training in Gastroenterology but simultaneously learnt valuable traits like ethics, compassion, sincerity, responsibility, confidence, truth, honesty, hardwork, patient oriented practice, selflessness, respect, that go to define a fine doctor.


A keen follower of academics in her domain of speciality, Dr. Alagammai has showcased several poster presentations coupled with publications. As a faculty at medical conferences, she has delivered lectures that are informative, engaging, participatory and effective.


Dr. Alagammai is well trained in performing Advanced Endoscopic procedures with... [+]

  • Poster Presentation: Fifth Winter Symposium 2007, CMC, Vellore: Metabolic syndrome in Type I Diabetes Mellitus.


  • Poster Presentation: Fifth Winter Symposium 2007, CMC, Vellore: Prevalence of thyroid auto immunity in Type I Diabetes Mellitus

  • Poster Presentation: Indian Society of Gastroenterology conference (ISGCON ) 2012: Coeliac disease in non cirrhotic idiopathic portal hypertension.

  • Poster Presentation: Digestive Disease Week 2014, Chicago: Preprocedure Haemoglobin and fecal occult blood testing for optimizing Colonoscopy rates in a resource limited setting for diagnosing Colonic malignancy.

  • A case of Tuberculous Lymphadenitis complicating interferon based Hepatitis C therapy. 2013. Med e-journal.

  • ADAMTS 13 deficiency, despite well compensated liver functions in patients with non-cirrhotic portal hypertension. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. 2014 July.

  • Efficacy and safety of Hepatitis C antiviral therapy in moderate and severe chronic kidney disease. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology. 2014 September.

  • Recipient of Torrent Young Scholar Award in Gastroenterology. Winner of Zonal round (South zone) and National round.


  • Recipient of Gold Medal in Rheumatology, MMC, Chennai.



  • Recipient of Iraiyadimai E A Jiavudeen Endowment Cash prize.


  • Recipient of Dr. R V Rajam 81st birthday commemoration Gold Medal.


  • Recipient of Professor Dr. G B West Endowment Silver Medal.



  • Recipient of First Prize in General Medicine at Dr. MGR Medical University examinations, Tamilnadu.


  • Recipient of Braun Medical Trust Foundation Award for the year 2007 in the category of General Medicine. 


  • Recipient of Best Out going Student: 1998 Batch of Madurai Medical College, Madurai.


  • TYSA Young Scholar award in Gastroenterology, 2013 (India level).

  • Conducted IHBPA certificate course 2014, MMHRC, Madurai: Interpretation of altered Liver function tests, Medical and Endoscopic management of Chronic Pancreatitis.

Privacy Policy

© 2018, Dr. P L Alagammai. All rights reserved