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Area Of Expertise

  • Undiagnosed fever,Community acquired infections eg. dengue, malaria, hepatitis etc.
  • TB (MDR/XDR).
  • Vaccination & Adult immunization.
  • Swine flu (H1N1).
  • Travel medicine.
  • Complicated sepsis including urinary tract infections,pneumonia etc.
  • Multi drug resistant organisms.
  • Infective endocarditis.
  • Invasive fungal infections.
  • Transplant related infections.
  • Hospital acquired infections.
  • Sexually transmitted diseases. 
  • Infections in immuno-compromised host.
  •  He also works to ensure that safety regulations are maintained to prevent transmission of diseases in the hospital.



Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a chronic, potentially life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). By damaging your immune system, HIV interferes with your body’s ability to fight the organisms that cause disease. HIV is a sexually transmitted infection (STI)

Infectious Diseases

Infectious diseases are disorders caused by organisms — such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Many organisms live in and on our bodies. They’re normally harmless or even helpful, but under certain conditions, some organisms may cause disease. Some infectious diseases can be passed from person to person.


FNB – Infectious Disease – Apollo Hospital, Chennai, 2016

FRSPH (UK) – Royal School of Public Health, London, 2016

DNB – General Medicine – Apollo Hospital, Karnataka 2012

MBBS- Grant Medical college, Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, 2007

Honored with membership in National Academy of Medical Sciences (MNAMS) , New Delhi in 2016

Fellowship in Royal Society of Public Health, London, United Kingdom (FRSPH) in 2016

Working Experience

2016 – 2017 Infectious Diseases Physician and Infection Control specialist at Apollo Hospital, Navi Mumbai

2014 – 2016 Infectious Diseases Physician and Infection Control specialist at Apollo Hospital, Chennai


  • Roy U, Jessani LG, Rudramurthy SM, Gopalakrishnan R, Dutta S, Chakravarty C, Jillwin J, Chakrabarti A. Seven cases of Saccharomyces fungaemia related to use of probiotics. Mycoses2017 Jun;60(6):375-380
  • Jessani LG, Nayak S, Lingam P, Devraj V, Parameswaran S, Gopalakrishnan R, Ramasubramanian V. Endotipsitis caused by extremely drug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae. Tropical Gastroenterology. 2016 Jun 16;36(4):280-2

Associated With

Life-time Member of Association of Physicians of India

Associate  editor of monthly CIDS newsletter for Clinical Infectious Disease Society of India since June 2014 till date

Member of Clinical Infectious Disease Society of India

Member of Infectious Disease Society of America(IDSA)

Reviewer for Australasian Medical Journal (AMJ)

Awards And Recognitions

    • Won Best Poster award in Pulmonology in National level conference- APICON 2013, Coimbatore (Association of Physicians of India) in February 2013

      Won All India Best Thesis Award: Dr Vithalrao Nadgouda Award in APICON (Association of Physicians, India), Ludhiana, Feb 2014 – 2014

    • Won Best Paper award in Neurology in State level conference- KNACON 2012, Mysore (Karnataka Neurosciences Academy) in February 2012

    • Won Best Paper award in Pulmonology in State level conference- KAPICON 2012, Hassan (Karnataka Association of Physicians) in May 2012


Poster presentation: Laxman G. Jessani, Ram Gopalakrishnan, Suresh D, S Basu, V Ramasubramanian titled “ A Study on Suboptimal Adherence and Associated Factors Contributing to Virological Failure on First Line Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) at a Private Tertiary Care Centre in South India at ASM Microbe 2017 in New Orleans in June 2017

Poster presentation: Laxman G. Jessani, M. Thirunarayan, A. Chakrabarti, D. Sureshkumar, A. Parameswaran, R. Gopalakrishnan titled “Disseminated phaeohyphomycosis presenting as chromoblastomycosis in an immunocompetent host: a rare manifestation” in International conference in Infectious Diseases in Hyderabad in March 2016


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