Overview

  • Dr Vidyasagar Ramappa, Hepatologist & Gastroenterologist in Yeshwanthpur Bangalore has been a Consultant Hepatologist & Gastroenterologist at Columbia Asia Hospitals since 2015. After medical training in India, he pursued higher specialist training in Gastroenterology at Nottingham and sub-specialty training in transplant hepatology at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.He then undertook advanced endoscopy fellowship at Nottingham University Hospitals. He moved back to Bangalore in 2014 to take up a post as a Consultant in Clinical Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Columbia Asia Hospitals as a member of the Integrated Digestive Liver and Cancer Care (IDLCC) program that will provide a range of health promotion, disease prevention and medical, surgical, endoscopic and supportive services in GI care.

  • Since appointment at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital - Yeshwanthapur in August 2016, he has focused on the management of liver and biliary diseases including transplant hepatology, biliary endoscopy (EUS & ERCP),inflammatory bowel disease, acid-peptic disorders, functional GI disorders, luminal endoscopy and emergency gastroenterology including acute GI bleeding.
  • He has been appointed as the clinical lead for gastroenterology and endoscopy services at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital-Yeshwanthapur, and has been focussing on continuing improvements in quality, safety and patient experience in endoscopy in addition to his regular clinical commitments.
  • From November 2018 he has been the DNB programme coordinator at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital-Yeshwanthapur. He is active in clinical teaching and participates in clinical research. His interests include management and consequences of chronic liver disease and pancreatobiliary endoscopy.

  • Field of Expertise

  • Chronic liver disease and Liver transplant
  • Pancreatobiliary endoscopy (EUS & ERCP)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Medical Teaching and Endoscopy training
  • Fellowship & Membership

  • He then undertook advanced endoscopy fellowship at Nottingham University Hospitals.
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Talks & Publications

  • 2016 Mar Oral Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease Ramappa V, Mahida Y R
  • ISBN: 978 1 118 49643 5 Yamada's Atlas of Gastroenterology, 5th Edition; Mar 2016, Wiley-Blackwell.
  • 2015 Dec Chapter: Oral Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease Ramappa V, Mahida Y R
  • ISBN: 978 1 118 51206 7 Yamada's Textbook of Gastroenterology, 2 Volume Set, 6th Edition; Dec 2015, Wiley-Blackwell.
  • 2013 Mar Hepatotoxicity Related to Anti-tuberculosis drugs: Mechanisms and Management Ramappa V, Aithal GP Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hepatology 2013;3:37-49.
  • 2013 Jan Hepatology:Essentials of Physical Health in Psychiatry Ramappa V, Aithal GP ISBN 978 1 908020 40 6(ed I Cormack et al): 220-236;RCPsych Publications.
  • 2012 Sep The utility of scoring systems in predicting early and late mortality in alcoholic hepatitis: whose score is it anyway ? Palaniyappan N, Subramanian V, Ramappa V, Ryder SD, Kaye P, Aithal GP Int J Hepatol. 2012; vol 2012 pp.624675.
  • 2012 Sep An inter-observer agreement study of autoflouresence endoscopy in Barrett’s Esophagus among expert and non expert endoscopists. Mannath J, Subramanian V, Telakis E, Lau K, Ramappa V, Wireko M, Kaye PV, Ragunath K Dig. Dis. Sci. 2012 Sep 9.
  • 2012 May Comparison of high definition with standard white light endoscopy for detection of dysplastic lesions during surveillance colonoscopy in patients with colonic inflammatory bowel disease Subramanian V, Ramappa V, Mannath J ,Jawhari AU, Telakis E, Hawkey CJ, Ragunath K Inflammatory bowel disease.2012 May 2.
  • 2009 Jan Jaundice: Applying Lessons from Physiology V Ramappa, GP Aithal Surgery 2009 ;Vol. 27, Issue 1, Pages 11-18.
  • 2007 Mar Audit of Management of Diabetic Renal Disease V Ramappa,G Tarigopula , S Jones
  • Diabetic Medicine2007;24 (s1), 30–121.doi:10.1111/j.1464-5491.2007.02126.x.
  • 2007 Jun Inadequate statistical power in Barrett’s oesophagus ablation study
  • C H Lim, V Ramappa, M M Ahmed, Matthew Hall, Sachin Wani, and Prateek Sharma
  • Gut 2007; 56: 884-885. doi:10.1136/gut.2006.116632.
  • Presentations/Posters at Learned Societies
  • 2010 Oct Comparison of high definition with standard white light endoscopy for detection of dysplastic lesions during surveillance colonoscopy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
  • UEGW 2010 – Poster.
  • Venkataraman Subramanian, Ramappa V, Jayan Mannath, Aida Jawhari, Krish Ragunath, Christopher J Hawkey.
  • 2010 Mar The utility of scoring systems in predicting early and late mortality in alcoholic hepatitis (AH): whose score is it anyway? BSG 2010 - Poster
  • Venkataraman Subramanian, Ramappa V, Naaventhan Palaniyappan, Tim Card, Joe West, Stephen D Ryder, Philip Kaye, Guruprasad P Aithal.
  • 2007 Jun The use of n-Butyl-2-Cyanoacrylate (Histoacryl glue) for the treatment of gastric varices.
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society meet June 2007 Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2007 Jun Correct endoscopic identification of position of colonic tumour- Quality assurance standards in the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society meet June 2007 Ramappa V, Jadoon M, Ahmed MM
  • 2006 Jul Routine terminal ileal intubation – is it worth?
  • Gastroenterological Society and Oxford Gut Club Meet Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2006 Jul Endoscopic drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts- two methods
  • Gastroenterological Society and Oxford Gut Club Meet Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2004 Aug Early experience of Wireless Capsule Enteroscopy in a District Hospital Setting
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society meet August 2004 Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2004 Aug Small bowel Carcinoid presenting as iron deficiency anemia – Poster Presentation
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society Meet August 2004 Shah A, Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • Make lifestyle changes to counter Ulcerative Colitis - Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa, Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist, Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur. Click Here
  • Saving The Gut: The Use And Abuse Of Antacids - Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa, Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist, Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur. Click Here
  • Why acid reflux and irritable bowel syndrome cases are increasing - Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa, Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist, Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur.Click Here
  • Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa on World Hepatitis Day 2022: Hepatitis During Pregnancy, What Are The Ways To Prevent & Treat The Disease? | NDTV | World Hepatitis Day.Click Here

    Fellowship & Membership

  • He then undertook advanced endoscopy fellowship at Nottingham University Hospitals.
  • Overview

  • Dr Vidyasagar Ramappa, Hepatologist & Gastroenterologist in Yeshwanthpur Bangalore has been a Consultant Hepatologist & Gastroenterologist at Columbia Asia Hospitals since 2015. After medical training in India, he pursued higher specialist training in Gastroenterology at Nottingham and sub-specialty training in transplant hepatology at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.He then undertook advanced endoscopy fellowship at Nottingham University Hospitals. He moved back to Bangalore in 2014 to take up a post as a Consultant in Clinical Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Columbia Asia Hospitals as a member of the Integrated Digestive Liver and Cancer Care (IDLCC) program that will provide a range of health promotion, disease prevention and medical, surgical, endoscopic and supportive services in GI care.

  • Since appointment at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital - Yeshwanthapur in August 2016, he has focused on the management of liver and biliary diseases including transplant hepatology, biliary endoscopy (EUS & ERCP),inflammatory bowel disease, acid-peptic disorders, functional GI disorders, luminal endoscopy and emergency gastroenterology including acute GI bleeding.
  • He has been appointed as the clinical lead for gastroenterology and endoscopy services at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital-Yeshwanthapur, and has been focussing on continuing improvements in quality, safety and patient experience in endoscopy in addition to his regular clinical commitments.
  • From November 2018 he has been the DNB programme coordinator at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital-Yeshwanthapur. He is active in clinical teaching and participates in clinical research. His interests include management and consequences of chronic liver disease and pancreatobiliary endoscopy.

  • Field of Expertise

  • Chronic liver disease and Liver transplant
  • Pancreatobiliary endoscopy (EUS & ERCP)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Medical Teaching and Endoscopy training
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Talks & Publications

  • 2016 Mar Oral Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease Ramappa V, Mahida Y R
  • ISBN: 978 1 118 49643 5 Yamada's Atlas of Gastroenterology, 5th Edition; Mar 2016, Wiley-Blackwell.
  • 2015 Dec Chapter: Oral Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease Ramappa V, Mahida Y R
  • ISBN: 978 1 118 51206 7 Yamada's Textbook of Gastroenterology, 2 Volume Set, 6th Edition; Dec 2015, Wiley-Blackwell.
  • 2013 Mar Hepatotoxicity Related to Anti-tuberculosis drugs: Mechanisms and Management Ramappa V, Aithal GP Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hepatology 2013;3:37-49.
  • 2013 Jan Hepatology:Essentials of Physical Health in Psychiatry Ramappa V, Aithal GP ISBN 978 1 908020 40 6(ed I Cormack et al): 220-236;RCPsych Publications.
  • 2012 Sep The utility of scoring systems in predicting early and late mortality in alcoholic hepatitis: whose score is it anyway ? Palaniyappan N, Subramanian V, Ramappa V, Ryder SD, Kaye P, Aithal GP Int J Hepatol. 2012; vol 2012 pp.624675.
  • 2012 Sep An inter-observer agreement study of autoflouresence endoscopy in Barrett’s Esophagus among expert and non expert endoscopists. Mannath J, Subramanian V, Telakis E, Lau K, Ramappa V, Wireko M, Kaye PV, Ragunath K Dig. Dis. Sci. 2012 Sep 9.
  • 2012 May Comparison of high definition with standard white light endoscopy for detection of dysplastic lesions during surveillance colonoscopy in patients with colonic inflammatory bowel disease Subramanian V, Ramappa V, Mannath J ,Jawhari AU, Telakis E, Hawkey CJ, Ragunath K Inflammatory bowel disease.2012 May 2.
  • 2009 Jan Jaundice: Applying Lessons from Physiology V Ramappa, GP Aithal Surgery 2009 ;Vol. 27, Issue 1, Pages 11-18.
  • 2007 Mar Audit of Management of Diabetic Renal Disease V Ramappa,G Tarigopula , S Jones
  • Diabetic Medicine2007;24 (s1), 30–121.doi:10.1111/j.1464-5491.2007.02126.x.
  • 2007 Jun Inadequate statistical power in Barrett’s oesophagus ablation study
  • C H Lim, V Ramappa, M M Ahmed, Matthew Hall, Sachin Wani, and Prateek Sharma
  • Gut 2007; 56: 884-885. doi:10.1136/gut.2006.116632.
  • Presentations/Posters at Learned Societies
  • 2010 Oct Comparison of high definition with standard white light endoscopy for detection of dysplastic lesions during surveillance colonoscopy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
  • UEGW 2010 – Poster.
  • Venkataraman Subramanian, Ramappa V, Jayan Mannath, Aida Jawhari, Krish Ragunath, Christopher J Hawkey.
  • 2010 Mar The utility of scoring systems in predicting early and late mortality in alcoholic hepatitis (AH): whose score is it anyway? BSG 2010 - Poster
  • Venkataraman Subramanian, Ramappa V, Naaventhan Palaniyappan, Tim Card, Joe West, Stephen D Ryder, Philip Kaye, Guruprasad P Aithal.
  • 2007 Jun The use of n-Butyl-2-Cyanoacrylate (Histoacryl glue) for the treatment of gastric varices.
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society meet June 2007 Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2007 Jun Correct endoscopic identification of position of colonic tumour- Quality assurance standards in the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society meet June 2007 Ramappa V, Jadoon M, Ahmed MM
  • 2006 Jul Routine terminal ileal intubation – is it worth?
  • Gastroenterological Society and Oxford Gut Club Meet Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2006 Jul Endoscopic drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts- two methods
  • Gastroenterological Society and Oxford Gut Club Meet Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2004 Aug Early experience of Wireless Capsule Enteroscopy in a District Hospital Setting
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society meet August 2004 Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2004 Aug Small bowel Carcinoid presenting as iron deficiency anemia – Poster Presentation
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society Meet August 2004 Shah A, Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • Make lifestyle changes to counter Ulcerative Colitis - Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa, Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist, Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur. Click Here
  • Saving The Gut: The Use And Abuse Of Antacids - Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa, Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist, Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur. Click Here
  • Why acid reflux and irritable bowel syndrome cases are increasing - Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa, Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist, Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur.Click Here
  • Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa on World Hepatitis Day 2022: Hepatitis During Pregnancy, What Are The Ways To Prevent & Treat The Disease? | NDTV | World Hepatitis Day.Click Here

    Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Overview

  • Dr Vidyasagar Ramappa, Hepatologist & Gastroenterologist in Yeshwanthpur Bangalore has been a Consultant Hepatologist & Gastroenterologist at Columbia Asia Hospitals since 2015. After medical training in India, he pursued higher specialist training in Gastroenterology at Nottingham and sub-specialty training in transplant hepatology at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.He then undertook advanced endoscopy fellowship at Nottingham University Hospitals. He moved back to Bangalore in 2014 to take up a post as a Consultant in Clinical Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Columbia Asia Hospitals as a member of the Integrated Digestive Liver and Cancer Care (IDLCC) program that will provide a range of health promotion, disease prevention and medical, surgical, endoscopic and supportive services in GI care.

  • Since appointment at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital - Yeshwanthapur in August 2016, he has focused on the management of liver and biliary diseases including transplant hepatology, biliary endoscopy (EUS & ERCP),inflammatory bowel disease, acid-peptic disorders, functional GI disorders, luminal endoscopy and emergency gastroenterology including acute GI bleeding.
  • He has been appointed as the clinical lead for gastroenterology and endoscopy services at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital-Yeshwanthapur, and has been focussing on continuing improvements in quality, safety and patient experience in endoscopy in addition to his regular clinical commitments.
  • From November 2018 he has been the DNB programme coordinator at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital-Yeshwanthapur. He is active in clinical teaching and participates in clinical research. His interests include management and consequences of chronic liver disease and pancreatobiliary endoscopy.

  • Fellowship & Membership

  • He then undertook advanced endoscopy fellowship at Nottingham University Hospitals.
  • Field of Expertise

  • Chronic liver disease and Liver transplant
  • Pancreatobiliary endoscopy (EUS & ERCP)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Medical Teaching and Endoscopy training
  • Talks & Publications

  • 2016 Mar Oral Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease Ramappa V, Mahida Y R
  • ISBN: 978 1 118 49643 5 Yamada's Atlas of Gastroenterology, 5th Edition; Mar 2016, Wiley-Blackwell.
  • 2015 Dec Chapter: Oral Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease Ramappa V, Mahida Y R
  • ISBN: 978 1 118 51206 7 Yamada's Textbook of Gastroenterology, 2 Volume Set, 6th Edition; Dec 2015, Wiley-Blackwell.
  • 2013 Mar Hepatotoxicity Related to Anti-tuberculosis drugs: Mechanisms and Management Ramappa V, Aithal GP Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hepatology 2013;3:37-49.
  • 2013 Jan Hepatology:Essentials of Physical Health in Psychiatry Ramappa V, Aithal GP ISBN 978 1 908020 40 6(ed I Cormack et al): 220-236;RCPsych Publications.
  • 2012 Sep The utility of scoring systems in predicting early and late mortality in alcoholic hepatitis: whose score is it anyway ? Palaniyappan N, Subramanian V, Ramappa V, Ryder SD, Kaye P, Aithal GP Int J Hepatol. 2012; vol 2012 pp.624675.
  • 2012 Sep An inter-observer agreement study of autoflouresence endoscopy in Barrett’s Esophagus among expert and non expert endoscopists. Mannath J, Subramanian V, Telakis E, Lau K, Ramappa V, Wireko M, Kaye PV, Ragunath K Dig. Dis. Sci. 2012 Sep 9.
  • 2012 May Comparison of high definition with standard white light endoscopy for detection of dysplastic lesions during surveillance colonoscopy in patients with colonic inflammatory bowel disease Subramanian V, Ramappa V, Mannath J ,Jawhari AU, Telakis E, Hawkey CJ, Ragunath K Inflammatory bowel disease.2012 May 2.
  • 2009 Jan Jaundice: Applying Lessons from Physiology V Ramappa, GP Aithal Surgery 2009 ;Vol. 27, Issue 1, Pages 11-18.
  • 2007 Mar Audit of Management of Diabetic Renal Disease V Ramappa,G Tarigopula , S Jones
  • Diabetic Medicine2007;24 (s1), 30–121.doi:10.1111/j.1464-5491.2007.02126.x.
  • 2007 Jun Inadequate statistical power in Barrett’s oesophagus ablation study
  • C H Lim, V Ramappa, M M Ahmed, Matthew Hall, Sachin Wani, and Prateek Sharma
  • Gut 2007; 56: 884-885. doi:10.1136/gut.2006.116632.
  • Presentations/Posters at Learned Societies
  • 2010 Oct Comparison of high definition with standard white light endoscopy for detection of dysplastic lesions during surveillance colonoscopy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
  • UEGW 2010 – Poster.
  • Venkataraman Subramanian, Ramappa V, Jayan Mannath, Aida Jawhari, Krish Ragunath, Christopher J Hawkey.
  • 2010 Mar The utility of scoring systems in predicting early and late mortality in alcoholic hepatitis (AH): whose score is it anyway? BSG 2010 - Poster
  • Venkataraman Subramanian, Ramappa V, Naaventhan Palaniyappan, Tim Card, Joe West, Stephen D Ryder, Philip Kaye, Guruprasad P Aithal.
  • 2007 Jun The use of n-Butyl-2-Cyanoacrylate (Histoacryl glue) for the treatment of gastric varices.
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society meet June 2007 Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2007 Jun Correct endoscopic identification of position of colonic tumour- Quality assurance standards in the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society meet June 2007 Ramappa V, Jadoon M, Ahmed MM
  • 2006 Jul Routine terminal ileal intubation – is it worth?
  • Gastroenterological Society and Oxford Gut Club Meet Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2006 Jul Endoscopic drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts- two methods
  • Gastroenterological Society and Oxford Gut Club Meet Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2004 Aug Early experience of Wireless Capsule Enteroscopy in a District Hospital Setting
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society meet August 2004 Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2004 Aug Small bowel Carcinoid presenting as iron deficiency anemia – Poster Presentation
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society Meet August 2004 Shah A, Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • Make lifestyle changes to counter Ulcerative Colitis - Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa, Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist, Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur. Click Here
  • Saving The Gut: The Use And Abuse Of Antacids - Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa, Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist, Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur. Click Here
  • Why acid reflux and irritable bowel syndrome cases are increasing - Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa, Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist, Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur.Click Here
  • Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa on World Hepatitis Day 2022: Hepatitis During Pregnancy, What Are The Ways To Prevent & Treat The Disease? | NDTV | World Hepatitis Day.Click Here

    Field of Expertise

  • Chronic liver disease and Liver transplant
  • Pancreatobiliary endoscopy (EUS & ERCP)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Medical Teaching and Endoscopy training
  • Fellowship & Membership

  • He then undertook advanced endoscopy fellowship at Nottingham University Hospitals.
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi
  • Talks & Publications

  • 2016 Mar Oral Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease Ramappa V, Mahida Y R
  • ISBN: 978 1 118 49643 5 Yamada's Atlas of Gastroenterology, 5th Edition; Mar 2016, Wiley-Blackwell.
  • 2015 Dec Chapter: Oral Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease Ramappa V, Mahida Y R
  • ISBN: 978 1 118 51206 7 Yamada's Textbook of Gastroenterology, 2 Volume Set, 6th Edition; Dec 2015, Wiley-Blackwell.
  • 2013 Mar Hepatotoxicity Related to Anti-tuberculosis drugs: Mechanisms and Management Ramappa V, Aithal GP Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hepatology 2013;3:37-49.
  • 2013 Jan Hepatology:Essentials of Physical Health in Psychiatry Ramappa V, Aithal GP ISBN 978 1 908020 40 6(ed I Cormack et al): 220-236;RCPsych Publications.
  • 2012 Sep The utility of scoring systems in predicting early and late mortality in alcoholic hepatitis: whose score is it anyway ? Palaniyappan N, Subramanian V, Ramappa V, Ryder SD, Kaye P, Aithal GP Int J Hepatol. 2012; vol 2012 pp.624675.
  • 2012 Sep An inter-observer agreement study of autoflouresence endoscopy in Barrett’s Esophagus among expert and non expert endoscopists. Mannath J, Subramanian V, Telakis E, Lau K, Ramappa V, Wireko M, Kaye PV, Ragunath K Dig. Dis. Sci. 2012 Sep 9.
  • 2012 May Comparison of high definition with standard white light endoscopy for detection of dysplastic lesions during surveillance colonoscopy in patients with colonic inflammatory bowel disease Subramanian V, Ramappa V, Mannath J ,Jawhari AU, Telakis E, Hawkey CJ, Ragunath K Inflammatory bowel disease.2012 May 2.
  • 2009 Jan Jaundice: Applying Lessons from Physiology V Ramappa, GP Aithal Surgery 2009 ;Vol. 27, Issue 1, Pages 11-18.
  • 2007 Mar Audit of Management of Diabetic Renal Disease V Ramappa,G Tarigopula , S Jones
  • Diabetic Medicine2007;24 (s1), 30–121.doi:10.1111/j.1464-5491.2007.02126.x.
  • 2007 Jun Inadequate statistical power in Barrett’s oesophagus ablation study
  • C H Lim, V Ramappa, M M Ahmed, Matthew Hall, Sachin Wani, and Prateek Sharma
  • Gut 2007; 56: 884-885. doi:10.1136/gut.2006.116632.
  • Presentations/Posters at Learned Societies
  • 2010 Oct Comparison of high definition with standard white light endoscopy for detection of dysplastic lesions during surveillance colonoscopy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
  • UEGW 2010 – Poster.
  • Venkataraman Subramanian, Ramappa V, Jayan Mannath, Aida Jawhari, Krish Ragunath, Christopher J Hawkey.
  • 2010 Mar The utility of scoring systems in predicting early and late mortality in alcoholic hepatitis (AH): whose score is it anyway? BSG 2010 - Poster
  • Venkataraman Subramanian, Ramappa V, Naaventhan Palaniyappan, Tim Card, Joe West, Stephen D Ryder, Philip Kaye, Guruprasad P Aithal.
  • 2007 Jun The use of n-Butyl-2-Cyanoacrylate (Histoacryl glue) for the treatment of gastric varices.
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society meet June 2007 Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2007 Jun Correct endoscopic identification of position of colonic tumour- Quality assurance standards in the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society meet June 2007 Ramappa V, Jadoon M, Ahmed MM
  • 2006 Jul Routine terminal ileal intubation – is it worth?
  • Gastroenterological Society and Oxford Gut Club Meet Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2006 Jul Endoscopic drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts- two methods
  • Gastroenterological Society and Oxford Gut Club Meet Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2004 Aug Early experience of Wireless Capsule Enteroscopy in a District Hospital Setting
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society meet August 2004 Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2004 Aug Small bowel Carcinoid presenting as iron deficiency anemia – Poster Presentation
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society Meet August 2004 Shah A, Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • Make lifestyle changes to counter Ulcerative Colitis - Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa, Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist, Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur. Click Here
  • Saving The Gut: The Use And Abuse Of Antacids - Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa, Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist, Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur. Click Here
  • Why acid reflux and irritable bowel syndrome cases are increasing - Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa, Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist, Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur.Click Here
  • Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa on World Hepatitis Day 2022: Hepatitis During Pregnancy, What Are The Ways To Prevent & Treat The Disease? | NDTV | World Hepatitis Day.Click Here
  • Overview

  • Dr Vidyasagar Ramappa, Hepatologist & Gastroenterologist in Yeshwanthpur Bangalore has been a Consultant Hepatologist & Gastroenterologist at Columbia Asia Hospitals since 2015. After medical training in India, he pursued higher specialist training in Gastroenterology at Nottingham and sub-specialty training in transplant hepatology at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.He then undertook advanced endoscopy fellowship at Nottingham University Hospitals. He moved back to Bangalore in 2014 to take up a post as a Consultant in Clinical Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Columbia Asia Hospitals as a member of the Integrated Digestive Liver and Cancer Care (IDLCC) program that will provide a range of health promotion, disease prevention and medical, surgical, endoscopic and supportive services in GI care.

  • Since appointment at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital - Yeshwanthapur in August 2016, he has focused on the management of liver and biliary diseases including transplant hepatology, biliary endoscopy (EUS & ERCP),inflammatory bowel disease, acid-peptic disorders, functional GI disorders, luminal endoscopy and emergency gastroenterology including acute GI bleeding.
  • He has been appointed as the clinical lead for gastroenterology and endoscopy services at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital-Yeshwanthapur, and has been focussing on continuing improvements in quality, safety and patient experience in endoscopy in addition to his regular clinical commitments.
  • From November 2018 he has been the DNB programme coordinator at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital-Yeshwanthapur. He is active in clinical teaching and participates in clinical research. His interests include management and consequences of chronic liver disease and pancreatobiliary endoscopy.

    Talks & Publications

  • 2016 Mar Oral Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease Ramappa V, Mahida Y R
  • ISBN: 978 1 118 49643 5 Yamada's Atlas of Gastroenterology, 5th Edition; Mar 2016, Wiley-Blackwell.
  • 2015 Dec Chapter: Oral Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease Ramappa V, Mahida Y R
  • ISBN: 978 1 118 51206 7 Yamada's Textbook of Gastroenterology, 2 Volume Set, 6th Edition; Dec 2015, Wiley-Blackwell.
  • 2013 Mar Hepatotoxicity Related to Anti-tuberculosis drugs: Mechanisms and Management Ramappa V, Aithal GP Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hepatology 2013;3:37-49.
  • 2013 Jan Hepatology:Essentials of Physical Health in Psychiatry Ramappa V, Aithal GP ISBN 978 1 908020 40 6(ed I Cormack et al): 220-236;RCPsych Publications.
  • 2012 Sep The utility of scoring systems in predicting early and late mortality in alcoholic hepatitis: whose score is it anyway ? Palaniyappan N, Subramanian V, Ramappa V, Ryder SD, Kaye P, Aithal GP Int J Hepatol. 2012; vol 2012 pp.624675.
  • 2012 Sep An inter-observer agreement study of autoflouresence endoscopy in Barrett’s Esophagus among expert and non expert endoscopists. Mannath J, Subramanian V, Telakis E, Lau K, Ramappa V, Wireko M, Kaye PV, Ragunath K Dig. Dis. Sci. 2012 Sep 9.
  • 2012 May Comparison of high definition with standard white light endoscopy for detection of dysplastic lesions during surveillance colonoscopy in patients with colonic inflammatory bowel disease Subramanian V, Ramappa V, Mannath J ,Jawhari AU, Telakis E, Hawkey CJ, Ragunath K Inflammatory bowel disease.2012 May 2.
  • 2009 Jan Jaundice: Applying Lessons from Physiology V Ramappa, GP Aithal Surgery 2009 ;Vol. 27, Issue 1, Pages 11-18.
  • 2007 Mar Audit of Management of Diabetic Renal Disease V Ramappa,G Tarigopula , S Jones
  • Diabetic Medicine2007;24 (s1), 30–121.doi:10.1111/j.1464-5491.2007.02126.x.
  • 2007 Jun Inadequate statistical power in Barrett’s oesophagus ablation study
  • C H Lim, V Ramappa, M M Ahmed, Matthew Hall, Sachin Wani, and Prateek Sharma
  • Gut 2007; 56: 884-885. doi:10.1136/gut.2006.116632.
  • Presentations/Posters at Learned Societies
  • 2010 Oct Comparison of high definition with standard white light endoscopy for detection of dysplastic lesions during surveillance colonoscopy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
  • UEGW 2010 – Poster.
  • Venkataraman Subramanian, Ramappa V, Jayan Mannath, Aida Jawhari, Krish Ragunath, Christopher J Hawkey.
  • 2010 Mar The utility of scoring systems in predicting early and late mortality in alcoholic hepatitis (AH): whose score is it anyway? BSG 2010 - Poster
  • Venkataraman Subramanian, Ramappa V, Naaventhan Palaniyappan, Tim Card, Joe West, Stephen D Ryder, Philip Kaye, Guruprasad P Aithal.
  • 2007 Jun The use of n-Butyl-2-Cyanoacrylate (Histoacryl glue) for the treatment of gastric varices.
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society meet June 2007 Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2007 Jun Correct endoscopic identification of position of colonic tumour- Quality assurance standards in the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society meet June 2007 Ramappa V, Jadoon M, Ahmed MM
  • 2006 Jul Routine terminal ileal intubation – is it worth?
  • Gastroenterological Society and Oxford Gut Club Meet Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2006 Jul Endoscopic drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts- two methods
  • Gastroenterological Society and Oxford Gut Club Meet Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2004 Aug Early experience of Wireless Capsule Enteroscopy in a District Hospital Setting
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society meet August 2004 Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • 2004 Aug Small bowel Carcinoid presenting as iron deficiency anemia – Poster Presentation
  • Midlands Gastroenterological Society Meet August 2004 Shah A, Ramappa V, Ahmed MM.
  • Make lifestyle changes to counter Ulcerative Colitis - Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa, Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist, Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur. Click Here
  • Saving The Gut: The Use And Abuse Of Antacids - Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa, Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist, Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur. Click Here
  • Why acid reflux and irritable bowel syndrome cases are increasing - Dr. Vidyasagar Ramappa, Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist, Manipal Hospital Yeshwanthpur.Click Here
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  • Overview

  • Dr Vidyasagar Ramappa, Hepatologist & Gastroenterologist in Yeshwanthpur Bangalore has been a Consultant Hepatologist & Gastroenterologist at Columbia Asia Hospitals since 2015. After medical training in India, he pursued higher specialist training in Gastroenterology at Nottingham and sub-specialty training in transplant hepatology at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.He then undertook advanced endoscopy fellowship at Nottingham University Hospitals. He moved back to Bangalore in 2014 to take up a post as a Consultant in Clinical Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Columbia Asia Hospitals as a member of the Integrated Digestive Liver and Cancer Care (IDLCC) program that will provide a range of health promotion, disease prevention and medical, surgical, endoscopic and supportive services in GI care.

  • Since appointment at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital - Yeshwanthapur in August 2016, he has focused on the management of liver and biliary diseases including transplant hepatology, biliary endoscopy (EUS & ERCP),inflammatory bowel disease, acid-peptic disorders, functional GI disorders, luminal endoscopy and emergency gastroenterology including acute GI bleeding.
  • He has been appointed as the clinical lead for gastroenterology and endoscopy services at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital-Yeshwanthapur, and has been focussing on continuing improvements in quality, safety and patient experience in endoscopy in addition to his regular clinical commitments.
  • From November 2018 he has been the DNB programme coordinator at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital-Yeshwanthapur. He is active in clinical teaching and participates in clinical research. His interests include management and consequences of chronic liver disease and pancreatobiliary endoscopy.

  • Fellowship & Membership

  • He then undertook advanced endoscopy fellowship at Nottingham University Hospitals.
  • Field of Expertise

  • Chronic liver disease and Liver transplant
  • Pancreatobiliary endoscopy (EUS & ERCP)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Medical Teaching and Endoscopy training
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Kannada
  • Hindi
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