Fellowship & Membership

  • Association of Physicians of India
  • Indian Society of Clinical Infectious Diseases
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam
  • Talks & Publications

  • Gandhi K, Adhikari P, Basu A, Achappa B. Association between a 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 gene polymorphism and metabolic syndrome in a South Indian population. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2013;11(6):397–402.
  • Shenoy A, Ramapuram JT, Unnikrishan B, Achappa B, Madi D, Rao S, et al. Effect of lipodystrophy on the quality of life among people living with HIV (PLHIV) on highly active antiretroviral therapy. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2014;13(5):471–5.
  • Madi D, Achappa B, Rao S, Ramapuram JT, Mahalingam S. Successful treatment of cerebral toxoplasmosis with clindamycin: a case report. Oman Med J. 2012;27(5):411.
  • Achappa B, Madi D, Shetty N, Mahalingam S. A patient with multiple immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) following initiation of antiretroviral therapy. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2012;6(9):1547.
  • Achappa B, Madi D, Bhaskaran U, Ramapuram JT, Rao S, Mahalingam S. Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among people living with HIV. N Am J Med Sci. 2013;
  • Madi D, Achappa B, Vernakar P, Bhaskaran U, Ramapuram JT, Mahalingam S. Prevalence of Syphilis among People living with HIV (PLHIV) attending a tertiary care hospital in coastal south India. Asian J Med Sci. 2015;
  • Nithyananda Chowta K, Aswathi V, Chowta MN, Achappa B, Madi D. Correlation of awareness of the disease with glycaemic control and diabetic complications among patients attending a tertiary care hospital. Clin Diabetol. 2019;
  • Mittal A, AchAppA Ba, MADi D, Chowta MN, Ramapuram JT, Rao S, et al. The development of metabolic risk factors after the initiation of the second line anti-retroviral therapy. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2013;7(2):265.
  • Unnikrishnan B, Jagannath V, Ramapuram JT, Achappa B, Madi D. Study of depression and its associated factors among women living with HIV/AIDS in Coastal South India. Isrn aids. 2012;2012.
  • BB SK, Achappa B, Mahalingam S. Comparative study of laparoscopic appendectomy and open appendectomy in a tertiary care hospital in South Karnataka, India. Int J Anat Radiol Surg. 2012;1(1):12–6.
  • Achappa B, Mahalingam S, Shamir AR, Ramapuram JT, Rao S, Madi D, et al. Clinical Spectrum and Outcomes for Toxoplasma Encephalitis among AIDS Patients before and during the Era of Anti-retroviral Therapy in Mangalore, India. J Clin Diagnostic Res. 2011;5(7):1397–401.
  • Madi D, Ramakrishnan N, Unnikrishnan B, Ramapuram J, Achappa B, Rathi P. Clinicoepidemiological Profile of Elderly PLHIV Attending a Tertiary Care Center in South India. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2017;16(6):620–3.
  • Achappa B, Madi D, Rao S, Rao M, Mahalingam S. A rare case of haemolytic anaemia: Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria. J Clin Diagnostic Res. 2012;6(4 SUPPL. 2):725–6.
  • Achappa B. P2. 06 Trends in cd4 count and who staging among newly diagnosed hiv patients attending an anti-retroviral therapy centre in tertiary care hospital. BMJ Publishing Group Ltd; 2017.
  • Chowta NK, Reddy SB, Chowta MN, Shet A, Achappa B, Madi DR. Lipid profile in anemia: Is there any correlation? Ann Trop Med Public Heal. 2017;10(4):837.
  • Jose H, Madi D, Chowta N, Ramapuram J, Bhaskaran U, Achappa B, et al. Fertility desires and intentions among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Southern India. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2016;10(6):OC19.
  • Achappa B, Madi D, Vidyalakshmi K. Cutaneous melioidosis. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2016;10(9):WD01.
  • Farhan O, Achappa B, Bhaskaran U, Holla R, Ramapuram JT, Rao S, et al. In-Patient Mortality among PLHIV: A 7-Year Hospital-Based Retrospective Study in Coastal South India. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2017;16(5):494–8.
  • Achappa B, Madi D. Hoffmann’s syndrome-a rare form of hypothyroid myopathy. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2017;11(5):OL01.
  • Mahalingam S, Kamath N, Achappa B, Madi D. Psychopathology in Mothers of Children with Global Developmental Delay due to Spastic Diplegia. Asian J Med Sci. 2014;5(2):80–4.
  • Narasimha Pai D, Madi DR, Achappa B, Unnikrishnan B. In-hospital and mid-term clinical outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention with drug eluting stents. Int J Biol Med Res. 2012;3(4):2527–30.
  • Mahalingam S, Soori A, Ram P, Achappa B, Chowta M, Madi D. Monthly Archives: May 2014. ASIAN J Med Sci. 2014;5(4).
  • Nayak UB, Lenka S, Achappa B. Clinical and Socio demographic profile of attendees at ART centre in a tertiary care hospital in Mangalore, India. Asian J Med Sci. 2015;6(5):61–5.
  • Vahab SA, Madi D, Ramapuram J, Bhaskaran U, Achappa B. Level of satisfaction among people living with HIV (PLHIV) attending the HIV clinic of tertiary care center in Southern India. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2016;10(4):OC08.
  • Chandran V, Madi D, Chowta N, Ramapuram J, Bhaskaran U, Achappa B, et al. Caregiver burden among adults caring for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in southern India. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2016;10(5):OC41.
  • Madi D, Achappa B, Ramapuram JT, Chowta N, Laxman M, Mahalingam S. Atypical presentation of typhoid fever. Asian J Med Sci. 2014;5(2):140–2.
  • Madi DR, Achappa B, Kini H, Gupta M, Mahalingam S. Case of a subcutaneous nodule. Asian Pacific J Trop Dis. 2014;4:S336–7.
  • Achappa B, Priyadarshni S, Madi D, Bhaskaran U, Ramapuram JT, Rao S, et al. Neurocognitive dysfunction among HIV positive patients using International HIV dementia scale. Asian J Med Sci. 2014;5(4):61–4.
  • Madi D, Achappa B, Ramapuram JT, Chowta N, Laxman M, Mahalingam S. Dengue encephalitis–A rare manifestation of dengue fever. Asian Pac J Trop Biomed. 2014;4:S70–2
  • Suparna PN, Achappa B, Unnikrishnan B, Madi D, Chowta MN, Ramapuram JT, et al. The evaluation of carotid atherosclerosis in patients with the HIV-1 infection: the role of the antiretroviral therapy. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2013;7(2):261.
  • Pai S, Madi D, Achappa B, Mahalingam S, Kendambadi R. An interesting case of eosinophilic meningitis. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2013;7(4):734.
  • Madi DR, Achappa B. Non alcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Int J Biol Med Res. 2012;3(3):2189–92.
  • Mahalingam S, Soori A, Ram P, Achappa B, Chowta M, Madi D. Knowledge, attitude and perceptions of mothers with children under five years of age about vaccination in Mangalore, India. Asian J Med Sci. 2014;5(4):52–7.
  • Madi D, Achappa B, Pai N, Kamath P. Right ventricular endomyocardial fibrosis–A case report. Australas Med J. 2013;6(2):88.
  • Mahalingam S, Bhat K, Achappa B. Caffey’s disease-A diagnostic dilemma. Int J Curr Res Rev. 2013;5(1):95.

    Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam
  • Fellowship & Membership

  • Association of Physicians of India
  • Indian Society of Clinical Infectious Diseases
  • Talks & Publications

  • Gandhi K, Adhikari P, Basu A, Achappa B. Association between a 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 gene polymorphism and metabolic syndrome in a South Indian population. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2013;11(6):397–402.
  • Shenoy A, Ramapuram JT, Unnikrishan B, Achappa B, Madi D, Rao S, et al. Effect of lipodystrophy on the quality of life among people living with HIV (PLHIV) on highly active antiretroviral therapy. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2014;13(5):471–5.
  • Madi D, Achappa B, Rao S, Ramapuram JT, Mahalingam S. Successful treatment of cerebral toxoplasmosis with clindamycin: a case report. Oman Med J. 2012;27(5):411.
  • Achappa B, Madi D, Shetty N, Mahalingam S. A patient with multiple immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) following initiation of antiretroviral therapy. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2012;6(9):1547.
  • Achappa B, Madi D, Bhaskaran U, Ramapuram JT, Rao S, Mahalingam S. Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among people living with HIV. N Am J Med Sci. 2013;
  • Madi D, Achappa B, Vernakar P, Bhaskaran U, Ramapuram JT, Mahalingam S. Prevalence of Syphilis among People living with HIV (PLHIV) attending a tertiary care hospital in coastal south India. Asian J Med Sci. 2015;
  • Nithyananda Chowta K, Aswathi V, Chowta MN, Achappa B, Madi D. Correlation of awareness of the disease with glycaemic control and diabetic complications among patients attending a tertiary care hospital. Clin Diabetol. 2019;
  • Mittal A, AchAppA Ba, MADi D, Chowta MN, Ramapuram JT, Rao S, et al. The development of metabolic risk factors after the initiation of the second line anti-retroviral therapy. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2013;7(2):265.
  • Unnikrishnan B, Jagannath V, Ramapuram JT, Achappa B, Madi D. Study of depression and its associated factors among women living with HIV/AIDS in Coastal South India. Isrn aids. 2012;2012.
  • BB SK, Achappa B, Mahalingam S. Comparative study of laparoscopic appendectomy and open appendectomy in a tertiary care hospital in South Karnataka, India. Int J Anat Radiol Surg. 2012;1(1):12–6.
  • Achappa B, Mahalingam S, Shamir AR, Ramapuram JT, Rao S, Madi D, et al. Clinical Spectrum and Outcomes for Toxoplasma Encephalitis among AIDS Patients before and during the Era of Anti-retroviral Therapy in Mangalore, India. J Clin Diagnostic Res. 2011;5(7):1397–401.
  • Madi D, Ramakrishnan N, Unnikrishnan B, Ramapuram J, Achappa B, Rathi P. Clinicoepidemiological Profile of Elderly PLHIV Attending a Tertiary Care Center in South India. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2017;16(6):620–3.
  • Achappa B, Madi D, Rao S, Rao M, Mahalingam S. A rare case of haemolytic anaemia: Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria. J Clin Diagnostic Res. 2012;6(4 SUPPL. 2):725–6.
  • Achappa B. P2. 06 Trends in cd4 count and who staging among newly diagnosed hiv patients attending an anti-retroviral therapy centre in tertiary care hospital. BMJ Publishing Group Ltd; 2017.
  • Chowta NK, Reddy SB, Chowta MN, Shet A, Achappa B, Madi DR. Lipid profile in anemia: Is there any correlation? Ann Trop Med Public Heal. 2017;10(4):837.
  • Jose H, Madi D, Chowta N, Ramapuram J, Bhaskaran U, Achappa B, et al. Fertility desires and intentions among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Southern India. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2016;10(6):OC19.
  • Achappa B, Madi D, Vidyalakshmi K. Cutaneous melioidosis. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2016;10(9):WD01.
  • Farhan O, Achappa B, Bhaskaran U, Holla R, Ramapuram JT, Rao S, et al. In-Patient Mortality among PLHIV: A 7-Year Hospital-Based Retrospective Study in Coastal South India. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2017;16(5):494–8.
  • Achappa B, Madi D. Hoffmann’s syndrome-a rare form of hypothyroid myopathy. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2017;11(5):OL01.
  • Mahalingam S, Kamath N, Achappa B, Madi D. Psychopathology in Mothers of Children with Global Developmental Delay due to Spastic Diplegia. Asian J Med Sci. 2014;5(2):80–4.
  • Narasimha Pai D, Madi DR, Achappa B, Unnikrishnan B. In-hospital and mid-term clinical outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention with drug eluting stents. Int J Biol Med Res. 2012;3(4):2527–30.
  • Mahalingam S, Soori A, Ram P, Achappa B, Chowta M, Madi D. Monthly Archives: May 2014. ASIAN J Med Sci. 2014;5(4).
  • Nayak UB, Lenka S, Achappa B. Clinical and Socio demographic profile of attendees at ART centre in a tertiary care hospital in Mangalore, India. Asian J Med Sci. 2015;6(5):61–5.
  • Vahab SA, Madi D, Ramapuram J, Bhaskaran U, Achappa B. Level of satisfaction among people living with HIV (PLHIV) attending the HIV clinic of tertiary care center in Southern India. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2016;10(4):OC08.
  • Chandran V, Madi D, Chowta N, Ramapuram J, Bhaskaran U, Achappa B, et al. Caregiver burden among adults caring for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in southern India. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2016;10(5):OC41.
  • Madi D, Achappa B, Ramapuram JT, Chowta N, Laxman M, Mahalingam S. Atypical presentation of typhoid fever. Asian J Med Sci. 2014;5(2):140–2.
  • Madi DR, Achappa B, Kini H, Gupta M, Mahalingam S. Case of a subcutaneous nodule. Asian Pacific J Trop Dis. 2014;4:S336–7.
  • Achappa B, Priyadarshni S, Madi D, Bhaskaran U, Ramapuram JT, Rao S, et al. Neurocognitive dysfunction among HIV positive patients using International HIV dementia scale. Asian J Med Sci. 2014;5(4):61–4.
  • Madi D, Achappa B, Ramapuram JT, Chowta N, Laxman M, Mahalingam S. Dengue encephalitis–A rare manifestation of dengue fever. Asian Pac J Trop Biomed. 2014;4:S70–2
  • Suparna PN, Achappa B, Unnikrishnan B, Madi D, Chowta MN, Ramapuram JT, et al. The evaluation of carotid atherosclerosis in patients with the HIV-1 infection: the role of the antiretroviral therapy. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2013;7(2):261.
  • Pai S, Madi D, Achappa B, Mahalingam S, Kendambadi R. An interesting case of eosinophilic meningitis. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2013;7(4):734.
  • Madi DR, Achappa B. Non alcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Int J Biol Med Res. 2012;3(3):2189–92.
  • Mahalingam S, Soori A, Ram P, Achappa B, Chowta M, Madi D. Knowledge, attitude and perceptions of mothers with children under five years of age about vaccination in Mangalore, India. Asian J Med Sci. 2014;5(4):52–7.
  • Madi D, Achappa B, Pai N, Kamath P. Right ventricular endomyocardial fibrosis–A case report. Australas Med J. 2013;6(2):88.
  • Mahalingam S, Bhat K, Achappa B. Caffey’s disease-A diagnostic dilemma. Int J Curr Res Rev. 2013;5(1):95.

    Talks & Publications

  • Gandhi K, Adhikari P, Basu A, Achappa B. Association between a 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 gene polymorphism and metabolic syndrome in a South Indian population. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2013;11(6):397–402.
  • Shenoy A, Ramapuram JT, Unnikrishan B, Achappa B, Madi D, Rao S, et al. Effect of lipodystrophy on the quality of life among people living with HIV (PLHIV) on highly active antiretroviral therapy. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2014;13(5):471–5.
  • Madi D, Achappa B, Rao S, Ramapuram JT, Mahalingam S. Successful treatment of cerebral toxoplasmosis with clindamycin: a case report. Oman Med J. 2012;27(5):411.
  • Achappa B, Madi D, Shetty N, Mahalingam S. A patient with multiple immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) following initiation of antiretroviral therapy. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2012;6(9):1547.
  • Achappa B, Madi D, Bhaskaran U, Ramapuram JT, Rao S, Mahalingam S. Adherence to antiretroviral therapy among people living with HIV. N Am J Med Sci. 2013;
  • Madi D, Achappa B, Vernakar P, Bhaskaran U, Ramapuram JT, Mahalingam S. Prevalence of Syphilis among People living with HIV (PLHIV) attending a tertiary care hospital in coastal south India. Asian J Med Sci. 2015;
  • Nithyananda Chowta K, Aswathi V, Chowta MN, Achappa B, Madi D. Correlation of awareness of the disease with glycaemic control and diabetic complications among patients attending a tertiary care hospital. Clin Diabetol. 2019;
  • Mittal A, AchAppA Ba, MADi D, Chowta MN, Ramapuram JT, Rao S, et al. The development of metabolic risk factors after the initiation of the second line anti-retroviral therapy. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2013;7(2):265.
  • Unnikrishnan B, Jagannath V, Ramapuram JT, Achappa B, Madi D. Study of depression and its associated factors among women living with HIV/AIDS in Coastal South India. Isrn aids. 2012;2012.
  • BB SK, Achappa B, Mahalingam S. Comparative study of laparoscopic appendectomy and open appendectomy in a tertiary care hospital in South Karnataka, India. Int J Anat Radiol Surg. 2012;1(1):12–6.
  • Achappa B, Mahalingam S, Shamir AR, Ramapuram JT, Rao S, Madi D, et al. Clinical Spectrum and Outcomes for Toxoplasma Encephalitis among AIDS Patients before and during the Era of Anti-retroviral Therapy in Mangalore, India. J Clin Diagnostic Res. 2011;5(7):1397–401.
  • Madi D, Ramakrishnan N, Unnikrishnan B, Ramapuram J, Achappa B, Rathi P. Clinicoepidemiological Profile of Elderly PLHIV Attending a Tertiary Care Center in South India. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2017;16(6):620–3.
  • Achappa B, Madi D, Rao S, Rao M, Mahalingam S. A rare case of haemolytic anaemia: Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria. J Clin Diagnostic Res. 2012;6(4 SUPPL. 2):725–6.
  • Achappa B. P2. 06 Trends in cd4 count and who staging among newly diagnosed hiv patients attending an anti-retroviral therapy centre in tertiary care hospital. BMJ Publishing Group Ltd; 2017.
  • Chowta NK, Reddy SB, Chowta MN, Shet A, Achappa B, Madi DR. Lipid profile in anemia: Is there any correlation? Ann Trop Med Public Heal. 2017;10(4):837.
  • Jose H, Madi D, Chowta N, Ramapuram J, Bhaskaran U, Achappa B, et al. Fertility desires and intentions among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Southern India. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2016;10(6):OC19.
  • Achappa B, Madi D, Vidyalakshmi K. Cutaneous melioidosis. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2016;10(9):WD01.
  • Farhan O, Achappa B, Bhaskaran U, Holla R, Ramapuram JT, Rao S, et al. In-Patient Mortality among PLHIV: A 7-Year Hospital-Based Retrospective Study in Coastal South India. J Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care. 2017;16(5):494–8.
  • Achappa B, Madi D. Hoffmann’s syndrome-a rare form of hypothyroid myopathy. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2017;11(5):OL01.
  • Mahalingam S, Kamath N, Achappa B, Madi D. Psychopathology in Mothers of Children with Global Developmental Delay due to Spastic Diplegia. Asian J Med Sci. 2014;5(2):80–4.
  • Narasimha Pai D, Madi DR, Achappa B, Unnikrishnan B. In-hospital and mid-term clinical outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention with drug eluting stents. Int J Biol Med Res. 2012;3(4):2527–30.
  • Mahalingam S, Soori A, Ram P, Achappa B, Chowta M, Madi D. Monthly Archives: May 2014. ASIAN J Med Sci. 2014;5(4).
  • Nayak UB, Lenka S, Achappa B. Clinical and Socio demographic profile of attendees at ART centre in a tertiary care hospital in Mangalore, India. Asian J Med Sci. 2015;6(5):61–5.
  • Vahab SA, Madi D, Ramapuram J, Bhaskaran U, Achappa B. Level of satisfaction among people living with HIV (PLHIV) attending the HIV clinic of tertiary care center in Southern India. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2016;10(4):OC08.
  • Chandran V, Madi D, Chowta N, Ramapuram J, Bhaskaran U, Achappa B, et al. Caregiver burden among adults caring for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in southern India. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2016;10(5):OC41.
  • Madi D, Achappa B, Ramapuram JT, Chowta N, Laxman M, Mahalingam S. Atypical presentation of typhoid fever. Asian J Med Sci. 2014;5(2):140–2.
  • Madi DR, Achappa B, Kini H, Gupta M, Mahalingam S. Case of a subcutaneous nodule. Asian Pacific J Trop Dis. 2014;4:S336–7.
  • Achappa B, Priyadarshni S, Madi D, Bhaskaran U, Ramapuram JT, Rao S, et al. Neurocognitive dysfunction among HIV positive patients using International HIV dementia scale. Asian J Med Sci. 2014;5(4):61–4.
  • Madi D, Achappa B, Ramapuram JT, Chowta N, Laxman M, Mahalingam S. Dengue encephalitis–A rare manifestation of dengue fever. Asian Pac J Trop Biomed. 2014;4:S70–2
  • Suparna PN, Achappa B, Unnikrishnan B, Madi D, Chowta MN, Ramapuram JT, et al. The evaluation of carotid atherosclerosis in patients with the HIV-1 infection: the role of the antiretroviral therapy. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2013;7(2):261.
  • Pai S, Madi D, Achappa B, Mahalingam S, Kendambadi R. An interesting case of eosinophilic meningitis. J Clin diagnostic Res JCDR. 2013;7(4):734.
  • Madi DR, Achappa B. Non alcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Int J Biol Med Res. 2012;3(3):2189–92.
  • Mahalingam S, Soori A, Ram P, Achappa B, Chowta M, Madi D. Knowledge, attitude and perceptions of mothers with children under five years of age about vaccination in Mangalore, India. Asian J Med Sci. 2014;5(4):52–7.
  • Madi D, Achappa B, Pai N, Kamath P. Right ventricular endomyocardial fibrosis–A case report. Australas Med J. 2013;6(2):88.
  • Mahalingam S, Bhat K, Achappa B. Caffey’s disease-A diagnostic dilemma. Int J Curr Res Rev. 2013;5(1):95.
  • Fellowship & Membership

  • Association of Physicians of India
  • Indian Society of Clinical Infectious Diseases
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam
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