Doctor's Profile

Dr. Jijo Joseph John

Dr. Jijo Joseph John


Professor and HOD

Dr. Jijo Joseph John after finishing his post-graduation in Paediatrics has received specialized training in the management of allergy, asthma and paediatric respiratory disorders, from King Edward Memorial Hospital, Seth G.S Medical College, Mumbai and C.M.C Vellore. Following this he worked as an Assistant Professor and established a paediatric respiratory clinic at M.G.M medical college. He has also worked as a Paediatric Pulmonologist in various centres in Mumbai.

Dr. Jijo Joseph John currently heads the Department of Paediatrics and has been an integral part of the BCMCH paediatric team since 2015. He is in charge of the Paediatric Asthma Allergy and Respiratory Clinic in BCMCH which functions on all outpatient days and deals with children with acute and chronic lung diseases. He has been trained in paediatric lung function tests, skin tests for allergies, and diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy. The bronchoscopy centre in BCMCH is one of the very few in the state which deals with children of all ages. He currently serves as the Dean of Research at BCMCH. He is a well-sought-out faculty for various national conferences and workshops.


  • M.D Paediatrics
  • Fellowship in Paediatric Respiratory Disorders, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth G.S Medical College, Mumbai
  • D.A.A - Diploma in Allergy Asthma and Immunology, C.M.C Vellore
  • I.A.P Certificate Course in Paediatric Pulmonology and Bronchoscopy, Kanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust Hospital


  • Published various articles in peer reviewed journals and has many ongoing research projects
  • Editor of  the book: Essentials of Pediatric Allergy and Applied Immunology


  • Executive Board Member – IAP Respiratory Chapter (South Zone, 2022-23)
  • Joint National Coordinator: Pulmostar Module under the IAP National Presidents Action Plan 2022
  • State Convenor Kerala Pediatric Allergy and Applied Immunology Chapter, 2021-2022
  • State Convener, Kerala Respiratory Chapter 2019-2021
  • President, Indian Academy of Pediatrics Pathanamthitta District 2020 – 2021
  • Secretary, Indian Academy of Paediatrics Pathanamthitta District 2018 - 2019
  • Pathanamthitta District Pediatric Tuberculosis Clinical Expert Committee for LTBI (Member)

Society Affiliations

  • European Respiratory Society
  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics
  • National Neonatology Forum
  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics Respiratory Chapter
  • Pediatric Allergy Association of India
  • Environment and Child Health Group, IAP