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Dr. Palaniappan Manickam M.D, MPH

Topic: Fatty Liver in India population



Recently, Fatty liver is becoming more prevalent in South Asian countries – in particular – in Indians. Determining the etiology, diagnosis and treatment options will be discussed in this lecture.



  1. Be able to diagnose fatty liver

  2. Be able to order the correct investigation

  3. To understand the treatment options


Dr. Palaniappan Manickam has completed his medical school in PSG Hospitals, Coimbatore, TamilNadu. He did his Masters in Public Health in University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He did his residency in Wayne state University school of medicine, Detroit, Michigan. He served as Chief resident in the same program and did his fellowship in William Beaumont Oakland University School of Medicine, Royal Oak, Michigan. He has authored gastroenterology related research studies in peer reviewed journals. He lives with his wife Priya and has a 2 year old son Arjun.

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