Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Nimalan Jeganathan, MD

Nimalan Jeganathan, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Disease Teams:
Gastrointestinal Cancer

Research Interests

  • Therapeutics
  • Lymph Nodes
  • Crohn Disease
  • Colonic Pouches
  • Rectal Neoplasms
  • Survival
  • Databases
  • T-Lymphocytes
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Delphi Technique
  • Patient Reported Outcome Measures
  • Adenocarcinoma

Recent Publications


Mankarious, MM, Deutsch, MJ & Jeganathan, NA 2022, 'Intraoperative Techniques for Gaining Ileoanal Pouch Reach', Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery, vol. 35, no. 6, pp. 458-462.


Kline, BP & Jeganathan, NA 2021, 'Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections of the Perineum', Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery.
Cavallaro, PM, Fearnhead, NS, Bissett, IP, Brar, MS, Cataldo, TE, Clarke, R, Denoya, P, Elder, AL, Gecse, KB, Hendren, S, Holubar, S, Jeganathan, N, Myrelid, P, Norton, BA, Wexner, SD, Wilson, L, Zaghiyan, K & Bordeianou, L 2021, 'Patients Undergoing Ileoanal Pouch Surgery Experience a Constellation of Symptoms and Consequences Representing a Unique Syndrome: A Report from the Patient-Reported Outcomes after Pouch Surgery (PROPS) Delphi Consensus Study', Diseases of the colon and rectum, pp. 861-870.
Jeganathan, NNA & Koltun, WA 2021, 'Special Considerations of Anastomotic Leaks in Crohn's Disease', Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery, vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 412-416.
Jeganathan, NA, Davenport, ER, Yochum, GS & Koltun, WA 2021, 'The microbiome of diverticulitis', Current Opinion in Physiology, vol. 22, 100452.


Hussain, T, Jeganathan, NA, Karagkounis, G, Stocchi, L, Shawki, S, Holubar, SD, Gordon, I, Hull, T & Liska, D 2020, 'Small bowel adenocarcinoma in Crohn’s disease: a rare but devastating complication', Techniques in Coloproctology, vol. 24, no. 10, pp. 1055-1062.
Eshelman, MA, Harris, L, Deiling, S, Koltun, WA, Jeganathan, NA & Yochum, GS 2020, 'Transcriptomic analysis of ileal tissue from crohn’s disease patients identifies extracellular matrix genes that distinguish individuals by age at diagnosis', Physiological genomics, vol. 52, no. 10, pp. 478-484.


Eshelman, MA, Jeganathan, NA, Schieffer, KM, Kline, BP, Mendenhall, M, Deiling, S, Harris, L, Koltun, WA & Yochum, GS 2019, 'Elevated colonic mucin expression correlates with extended time to surgery for ulcerative colitis patients', Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 405-413.

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