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

Recent Publications


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.


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.


Jeganathan, AN, Cannon, JW & Bleier, JIS 2018, 'Anal and Perineal Injuries', Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 24-29.
Mizuno, R, Chatterji, P, Andres, S, Hamilton, K, Simon, L, Foley, SW, Jeganathan, A, Gregory, BD, Madison, B & Rustgi, AK 2018, 'Differential regulation of LET-7 by LIN28B isoform-specific functions', Molecular Cancer Research, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 403-416.
Jeganathan, AN & Shanmugan, S 2018, Evaluation and management of lower gastrointestinal bleeding. in Improving Outcomes in Colon & Rectal Surgery. CRC Press, pp. 347-351.

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