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Dental Surgeon
  • School Education: Carmel High School , Port Blair. PUC from vivekandanda college,Karnataka.
  • B.D.S (Bachelor of Dental Surgery), from Dr. R Ahmed Dental College and Hospital, Kolkatta, affiliated to Calcutta University (passed in sept 1990)
  • PGDMLS (post graduate diploma in medicolegal system) from Symbiosis Centre of Health Care.Pune.
  • Implantology & Endodontic course from Chennai(IAID) & Bangalore.
  • PGDHHM (Post Graduate Diploma in Health Care & Hospital Management,from Symbiosis centre of Health care.Pune
  • PGDMC.( post graduate diploma in mass communication) from Symbiosis, Pune.
  • Done rotatory internship from Dr. R Ahmed Dental College & Hospital, Calcutta from 1.10.1990 to 30.9.1991.
  • House Surgeon: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department (Dr. R. Ahmed Dental College & Hospital), Calcutta.
  • Dental Surgeon in G.B Pant Hospital, Port Blair, Andamans from 3/03/1992, & Civil Hospital, Car Nicobar till November1997.Resigned on 6.11.1997 & opened my own private clinic & practicing till date.
  • During the period of incumbency under Civil hospital( B J R Hospital, Car Nicobar) had performed the following duties in addition to normal duties.
  • Had organized (thrice) National School Health programme in all the government school of Car Nicobar.
  • Organised Dental camp at Katchal Island, Nancowry Island and Campbell bay Island in Great Nicobar.
  • Held additional charge of Child Development Project Officer under ICDS.
  • Worked as Liaison Officer to Military Secretary to the PRESIDENT OF INDIA during President of India’s visit to Car Nicobar Island and received appreciation letter from District Magistrate-cum-deputy Commissioner, Nicobar District for close involvement and active cooperation during VVIP Visit.
  • Attended the U.A.E International Dental conference & Arab Dental Exhibition, AEEDC Dubai 2004 &
  • Attended Pre- conference Aesthetic course (AEEDC) Dubai 2004 by Boer Wolfgang, Germany.
  • Computer short course at Computer point Calcutta in 1990.
  • Certificate course in Desk Top Management Skills from APTECH, Computer Education in 2000.
  • Had published various Dental awareness articles in “The Daily Telegrams”. “The Light of Andamans”, “Andaman Wave” and “Echo of India” Newspapers.
  • Had given Interviews in All India Radio in Hindi, Malayalam & Tamil and in Doordarshan (Regarding Dental & Oral Health Awareness).
  • Languages known: English, Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil.
  • I feel honoured & privileged to treat VIP’s , during my tenure in Govt. Service & In my Clinic.
    • Hon’ble Lt.Governor: Mr. Vakkom Purusthoman
    • Hon’ble First lady: Dr(Mrs.) Lilly Purusthoman
    • Hon’ble Lt. Governor: Mr.Ishwari Prasad Gupta
    • Hon’ble First Lady: Mrs. Sushila Gupta
    • Member Parliament: Mr. Manoranjan Baktha
    • Member Parliament: Mr.Bishupada Roy
    • Cheif Secretary: Mr. Pradeep Singh, IAS
    • Deputy General of Police, Andaman & Nicobar Islands: Mr. Ranjit Narayan, IPS
    • Foreign Tourists from : USA, UK, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Sweden, Switzerland, Isreal, France, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, etc
  • Inspected the Oral Health & teeth of Aboriginal Shompen tribes at Great Nicobar Island on duty-cum -tour during my tenure in govt. Service & treated Nicobarese tribals of Car Nicobar Island
Prof. Dr. V. Rangarajan,
M.D.S, Dip. ICO
Prosthodontist & Implantologist
Vice-Principal & HOD, Prosthodontics and consultant at Dinesh Dental Clinic, Port Blair,Andamans
Has done advanced course in “Dental Implantology” from Germany & USA. He is the first South Indian Dentist to receive the “Diplomate in Oral Implantology“ from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, New York, in 2003.
Secretary-cum-Treasurer- Indian prosthodontic Society.
President-Tamilnadu Prosthodontic & Implant Society. He is an invited speaker on Prosthodontics & Implantology at various national & international dental conventions. He has been a Member of Dental Council of India. & runs ‘the iDentity’(multispeciality dental center in Chennai).

My motive is to render quality dental care to patients & adheres to the latest concepts of modern dentistry. My objective is to render super specialized services to the people of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, for which I am bringing in specialist from Chennai and Bangalore since 2003 regularly, the first private clinic to do so in Andaman & Nicobar Islands and many patients have benefited immensely.

Dr. Siju Jacob,MDS,
Root Canal Clinic,

Consultant Endodontist at Dinesh Dental Clinic, Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

  • Dr.Siju Jacob after completing his B.D.S from Bangalore done his Masters degree in Dental Surgery from Saveetha Dental College & Hospital, Chennai and is trained in Microdentistry from AMSTERDAM.
  • Dr.Sijus “ROOT CANAL CLINIC” is the only exclusive endodontic practice in South India. His practice is limited to Endodontics.
  • He is the first and only endodontist who practices micro-endodontics in Bangalore.
  • The first to introduce rotary Ni-Ti and “Single Visit Endodontics” in Bangalore.
  • His clinic serves as an endodontic referral centre for most prestigious hospital and clinics in Bangalore.
  • He is also the opinion leader for numerous companies.

He has also the first website dedicated to Endodontics in India.

News :

CME Programme on Endodontics.- Port Blair, March 2004.

A CME programme on “Endodontics” was organized by the Directorate of Health Services in association with the Dinesh Dental Clinic, in the Auditorium of the G.B Pant Hospital for the benefit of the Doctors, Dentist of the G.B Pant hospital, private general medical practitioners and Doctors of INHS Dhanvantri.
Dr. Siju Jacob, MDS, Endodontist from Root Canal Clinic delivered a Multimedia presentation on “Current Concepts in Endodontic Therapy”, with an interactive session.
Dr. (Mrs). Malarvizhi Ashok, spoke on “Effects of Hypertension”, the session ended with vote of thanks by Dr.Ashok Subramaniam, ENT, Specialist-cum-CME programme coordinator of G. B Pant Hospital, Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Dr.Ketan Parekh,
M.D.S, M.OrthoRCS(Edinburgh,U.K), DIBO

Orthodontist, Chennai.

Consultant orthodontist at Dinesh Dental Clinic, Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands since 2003.

Practising exclusively orthodontics since 1993. Have 13 and half years of clinical experience and my clinical exposure includes the following in my practice and teaching

1. Pre adjusted edge wise appliance (prescription of Roth,Vick Alexander, Andrews & MBT)
2. Begg as well as modified begg
3. Functional jaw orthopedics(head gears and functional appliances)
4. Surgical orthodontics for jaw deformities and cleft lip and palate patients.
5. Adult orthodontics

  • Life member of the Indian orthodontic society
  • Life member of the Indian dental association
  • Life member of the Madras orthodontic study group
  • Member of the World federation of orthodontist
  • Member of the federation of medical and dental associations of state of Tamilnadu
  • Life member of society of biomaterials and artificial organs – India
  • President for the year 2005 – 2006 of the Indian dental association chennai branch
  • Presented seminars and papers in national and state level conferences
  • Won the best scientific paper award for my dissertation,surface microstructural changes in recycled brackets an sem study.
  • Presented seminar on orthodontics for general practioner as continuing dental education programme in various indian dental association conferences
  • Presented seminars on oral habits and management,functional jaw orthopedics and pre surgical orthodontics.
  • Attended state and national conferences of Indian orthodontic society and Indian dental association.

News :

CME Programme on Orthodontics held- Port Blair, 10-12-2003,
“The Daily Telegrams”.Newspaper

A CME programme on “Orthodontics” was recently organized by the Directorate of Health Services in association with the Dinesh Dental Clinic, in the Auditorium of the G.B Pant hospital for the benefit of the doctors of the G.B Pant hospital and private medical practitioners of these islands. Prof. Ketan Parekh, MDS Orthodontics of Sree Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai delivered a Multimedia presentation on “Orthodontics for General practitioners” where doctors from G.B Pant hospital as well as private medical practitioners attended.