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Dr. Chandrasekaran

Visalam Chandrasekaran, MD

Professor of Biomedical Sciences

M.B.B.S., Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India


Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Transfusion Medicine


Author: Fablana Ostronoff et al, Visalam Chandrasekaran
Title:   Immune hemolysis after fludarabine based reduced intensity conditioning and allogenic PBSC transplantation for CML with minor ABO incompatibility
Source: Ann. Hematol- May 2011: 21559812

Authors: Dong, L., Chandrasekaran, V., Zhou, W., Tsai, H.-M.
Title:  Evolution of ADAMTS13 antibodies in a fatal case of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
Source:   American Journal of Hematology 2008; 83:815-7

Authors: Pu, J., Chandrasekaran, V.
Title: Donor Phlebotomy: A Key Element of Blood Collection
Source:    ASCP- LabQ- 2008;

Authors:    Yang, X., Ahmed, S., Visalam Chandrasekaran, V.
Title: Transfusion related acute lung injury resulting from designated blood transfusion between mother and child:  A report of 2 cases
Source:   American Journal of Clinical Pathology 2004; 121:590-2

Authors:    Arndt, P.A.; Garratty, G.; Hill, J.; Kasper, M; Chandrasekaran, V.
Title: Two cases of Immune Hemolytic Anemia Associated with Anti-Pipercillin detected by the "Immune Complex" method
Source:   Vox Sanguinis 2002; 83:273-278

Authors:  Aygun, B., Padmanabhan, S., Paley, C., Chandrasekaran, V.
Title: Clinical Significance of Red Cell Allo- and Autoantibodies in Transfused Sickle Cell Patients
Source:   Transfusion 2002; 36:37-43

Authors:  Levy, G., Nichols, W., Lian, E., Foroud, T., McGlintick, J., McGee, B., Young, A.,
Siemieniak, D., Stark, K., Gruppo, R., Sarode, R., Shurin, S., Chandrasekaran, V., Stabler, S.,
Sabio, H., Bouhassira, E., Upshaw, Jr., J., Ginsburg, D., Tsai, H.
Title: Mutations in a Member of the ADAMTS Gene Family Cause Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Source:   Nature 2001; 413:488-94

Authors:  Ramanan, A.S., Thirumala, S., Chandrasekaran, V.
Title: Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura – A Single Institution Experience
Source:   Journal of Clinical Apheresis 1999; 14:9-13

Authors:  Reid, M.E., Chandrasekaran, V., Bullock R.
Title:  Disappearance of Antibodies to Cromer Blood Group Systems Antigens During Mid-Pregnancy – Case Report
Source:   Vox Sang 1996; 71:48-50
(Also presented in AABB National Meeting – Nov. 1995)

Authors: Hilton, E., Chandrasekaran, V., Rindos, P., Isenberg, H.
Title:  Association of Recurrent Candidal Vaginitis with Inheritance of Lewis Blood Group Antigens
Source:   Journal of Infectious Diseases 1995; 172:1616-9

Authors:  Ney, G.C., Loughlin, J, Rai, K., Chandrasekaran, V.
Title:  Thrombocytopenia in association with adjunctive Felbamate use
Source:   Neurology 1994; 44:980-1

Authors:  Milmore, J.E., Chandrasekaran, V., Weisburger, J.H.
Title: Effects of hypothyroidism on development of nitrosomethylurea – induced tumors of the mammary gland, thyroid gland and other tissues.
Source:   Proc Soc Exp Biol. Med 1982; 169:487-93
Authors:  Williams, G.M., Chandrasekaran, V., Katayama, S., and Weisburger, J.H.
Title: Carcinogenicity of 3-methyl-2-naphthylamine and 3,2 dimethyl-4-aminobiphenyl to the bladder and gastrointestinal tract of the Syrian golden hamster with atypical proliferative enteritis.
Source:   Journal National Cancer Institute, 1981; 67:481-8

Authors:   Fiala, E.S., Weisburger, J.H., Katayama, S., Chandrasekaran, V. and Williams, G.M.
Title: The effect of disulfiram on the carcinogenicity of 3,2 dimethyl-4-Aminobiphenyl in Syrian golden hamsters and rats.
Source:  Carcinogenesis 1981; 2: 965-9


Author: Chandrasekaran, V.
Title: Designing evaluation form as a tool for competency assessment
Source: Presented as a poster at annual ACGME Educational meeting, Texas, Feb 2008

Author: Chandrasekaran, V.
Title: Core competency assessment of physician trainees in transfusion medicine fellowship
Source: Presented as poster at AABB national meeting, Baltimore, Oct 2010

Author: Chandrasekaran, Visalam
Title: Free education in Transfusion medicine - A long term investment for better patient care.
Source: Presented as a poster at AABB national meeting, Boston, Oct 2012.

Professional Affiliations

Certified by American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and subspecialty in Transfusion medicine.

CQ holder to be a Clinical Lab Director in NY State

Registered and licensed to practice medicine in NY State.

Fellow of College of American Pathologists (FCAP) - 1992 to present.

Member of American Society of Hematologists (ASH) - 2007 to present.

Member of AABB- 1985 to present.

Member of American Society of Apheresis (ASFA) - 1992 - 2011

Member of American Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) – 2011 to present.

Institutional Review Board member at NYBC - 2006 to March 2011.