Dr. Jijo Joseph John
MD, FPRD, DAA
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.