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Vythilingam Alagappan, M.B.B.S.

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Appointment: (585) 678-6886

Office: (585) 678-6886

Fax: (585) 625-0429

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Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Alagappan is a graduate of Madras Medical College (India) and completed his Internal Medicine residency at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester. He has been named a National Board Diplomat in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Respiratory Medicine in India, and holds England's coveted qualification as a member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom. Dr. Alagappan's international training includes sub-specialty experience in cardiology, geriatrics, pulmonology, rheumatology and rural primary care.

Dr. Alagappan is affiliated with Strong Memorial Hospital and Highland Hospital, and is on the faculty of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.



MBBS | University Of Madras (India)

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1995 - 06/30/1997
Residency in Internal Medicine at Park Ridge Hospital

01/01/1994 - 06/30/1995
Residency in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease at University Hospital of South Manchester (United Kingdom)

02/01/1992 - 06/30/1992
Residency in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease at Bolton Royal Infirmary (United Kingdom)

02/01/1991 - 01/31/1992
Residency in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine at Withington Community Hospital (United Kingdom)

03/01/1982 - 06/30/1982
Residency in Pediatrics at Madras Medical College And Government General Hospital (India)

07/01/1982 - 06/30/1985
Residency in Internal Medicine at University Of Madras (India)

02/01/1981 - 01/31/1982
Internship at Madras Medical College And Government General Hospital (India)

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APNI Gold Medal for essay on "Provision of economical emergency medical services" (National Level)

Indian Medical Association - Essay on "Family Medicine in 2000AD" second prize

Dr. Venkatraman Memorial Gold Medal for All India Oncology Contest

Association of Anatomists of Tamilnadu Award for the state level dissertation competition on Corpus Callosum awarded First Prize

1982 - 1983
RD Birla Scholarship: For being the most outstanding Post Graduate medical student at the national level
Sponsor: Rameshwardas Birla Smarah Kosh, Bombay

Dr. MV Bhat Memorial Prize (Pathology, Microbiology, Social & Preventive Medicine) University examinations

Dr. KM Rai's Gold Medal for Radiology, competitive examination of Madras Medical College

The Association of Anatomists of Tamilnadu for State level dissertation competition on Sclerocorneal junction

Prof. Brigadier B Ramamoorthi's Gold Medal for the Best Outgoing MMC Hostel Student (based on all University Examinations)

Dr. Govinda Reddy Gold Medal (Pathology & Microbiology) University exams

Dr. Govindarajan Endowment Fund Prinze (Pathology & Microbiology) University examinations

George Smith's Prize for Pathology, competitive examination of Madras Medical College

Short term student fellowship of the Indian Council of Medical Research on Filarial diseases

1976 - 1980
Government of India National Merit Scholarship throughout MBBS

World Health Organisation/International Cystic Fibrosis (Mucoviscidosis) Association - Invitation and participation in Closed Scientific Meeting on Cystic Fibrosis at Nicosia, Cyprus (as one of ten top invitees for the world, myself representing South East Asia)

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Journal Articles

Alagappan, V. "Distribution of Cystic Fibrosis". WHO Document HMG/ICF(M)A Nicosia Cyprus. 1985; 85.2.

Mohan, V; Alagappan, V, et. al. "Insulin and C Peptide responses to glucose load in cystic fibrosis". Diabetes and Metabolism. 1985; 11: 376-379.

Alagappan, V; Mohan, V, et. al. "Secondary diabetes due to cystic fibrosis with multi system involvement". J. Assoc Phys India. 1985; 33: 492-494.