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Dr. Hyacinth Peninnah Paljor

Senior Consultant

Department

Internal Medicine

Qualification

MBBS, MD

Dr. Hyacinth Penninah Paljor is Doctor of Medicine (MD) from Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore University, Karnataka (1987). She completed Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), from Mysore Medical College, Mysore University, Karnataka in 1983 and started her career as an intern at Holy Family Hospital, New Delhi, going on to serve as Junior Resident at the hospital. She then went on to work as Resident - Dept of Medicine, Bangalore Medical college, Bangalore, INDIA (October 1983 – September 1986). Earlier in her career, she was posted as Medical Oficer, GB Pant Cantonment General Hospital, Srinagar (Jan 1988 - July 1988), Medical Officer, Burnhall School Health Room, Srinagar Kashmir. (August 1988 - July 1989), Medical Officer, GB Pant Cantonment General Hospital, Srinagar. (July 1989 - March 1991). She also worked as Medical Specialist, Seena Hospital, Zarand Kerman, Iran (August 1991- December 1994). Dr. Paljor came back to India and joined St Stephen’s Hospital, Tis Hazari, Delhi as Consultant Medicine in 1995 and took over as Senior Consultant and Head of Medicine in 2002 (till March 2017). She was actively involved in patient care in out-patients, in-patients and critical care areas. Dr. Paljor joined Sarvodaya Hospital and Research Centre, Faridabad as Senior Consultant and Head of Medicine and worked there for three and a half years. She was subsequently appointed as Direct Academics and Head of Wellness Centre (from April 2017 to August 2022). She was actively involved in patient care, in out-patient, in- patient and critical care areas at the hospital. Dr. Paljor is a National Board of Examinations recognized teacher, thesis guide, examiner and appraiser. She was involved in the planning and execution of all academic programmes in Sarvodaya hospital and training of Post graduate students in General Medicine. Dr. Paljor was also the Chairperson of the Scientific and Research Committee of the Institution, Drugs and Therapeutic Committee and Mortality and Morbidity Meetings. She was a member of the Ethical Committee, Kidney transplant Committee and POSH Committee in the institution. Her work profile also involved training of DNB students in General Medicine and Family Medicine. The track record of students trained under Dr. Paljor was excellent and they are well placed in life.

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Mysore Medical College, Mysore University, Karnataka - 1983.
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) from Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore University, Karnataka-1987.
  • Internal medicine, patient care, in out-patient, in- patient and critical care areas.
  • National Board of Examinations recognized teacher, thesis guide, examiner and appraiser.
  • Recipient of the DR. LUCY OOMEN MEMORIAL AWARD for excellence in patient care in 2009. This was awarded by St Stephens Hospital, Delhi.
  • Fellowship of Diabetes India awarded at 7th World Congress of Diabetes India on 23rd Feb 2017 at New Delhi.
  • Fellowship of the Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India 2018.

    Posters & Papers Presented

  1. Paljor HP, Agarwal A. Profile of Diabetes Mellitus in patients admitted to a large Tertiary Care Center in North Delhi serving a population of 4 million. Presented at 55th Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India, Jaipur 2000.
  2. Paljor HP, A Study on young diabetics-Presentation and Complications. Paper presented at 56th Joint Annual Conference of Physicians of India, New Delhi, Jan 2001.
  3. Richarya D, Paljor HP. Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria-Multiorgan failure. Presented at International Critical Care Congress 2002, 8th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine, Delhi, Feb 2002
  4. Paljor HP,S Dhir, D Mohanty. Complications seen in culture positive cases of Enteric fever, Presented at 58th Joint Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India, Varanasi, Jan 2003.
  5. D Mohanty, HP Paljor, S Dutta, R Sharma. A Study of clinical profile of Sputum Acid fast Bacilli positive cases Presented at 58th Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India, Varanasi, Jan 2003.
  6. Agarwal A, Paljor HP. ERCP induced pancreatitis-Presented at Indian Academy of Gastroenterlogy conference at Chennai, Nov 2003.
  7. H Dewan, Paljor HP, Kumar V. Study of Microalbuminemia in recently detected type 2 diabetics. 34th Annual Conference of Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India, Delhi 2006.
  8. Singla S, Sharma R, Kumar V, Paljor HP, Thomas M(2009), Monofilament testing for Diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Presented at 5th Annual Conference of Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India, Delhi Chapter, New Delhi, 2009.
  9. Wason A, Paljor HP, Kumar V.A Study of clinical profile of Plasmodium vivax malaria. Presented at 65th Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India, Jaipur, India 2010.
  10. Belim AM, Kumar V, Paljor HP, Khanduri U. Clinical and laboratory profile of iron deficiency. Presented at 65th Annual Conference of Associations of Physicians of India, Jaipur, India, 2010.
  11. Mahajan R, Paljor HP. Systemic lupus erythematosus as PUO with lymphadenopathy in a young male-SLE related lymphadenopathy or Kikuchi Fugimoto disease as Forme Furste of SLE. Presented at 65th Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India, Jaipur, India, 2010.
  12. Jain A, Paljor HP, Kumar V (2010) Blood sugar BMI correlation in obese adults. Presented at 6th Annual Conference of RSSDI Delhi Chapter, New Delhi, Sep 2010.
  13. Phillips AO, Kumar V, Paljor HP, Punnose J(2011). Barriers to adequate control of Type 2 Diabetic patients. Presented at 7th Annual Conference of RSSDI Delhi Chapter, New Delhi. Sept 2011.
  14. N Jain, HP Paljor, V Kumar, Punnose J,(2011) A comparative study of young and old type 2 diabetic patients. Presented at 7th Annual Conference of RSSDI Delhi Chapter, New Delhi, Sept 2011.
  15. Khurshid L,Bage R, Mahajan R,Paljor HP,Kumar V.(2012) Febrile illnesses in young versus elderly patients. Presented at 67th Annual Conference of Associations of Physicians of India,Kolkata Jan 2012.
  16. Paljor HP, Mahajan R. Ringed sideroblasts as a diagnostic dilemma in a patient presenting with PUO. Presented at 67th Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India, Kolkata 2012.
  17. Rahman, Mahajan R, Kumar V, Paljor HP. (2013).Clinical and laboratory profile of liver abscess. Poster presentation at, 68th Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India, Coimbatore, India Jan 2013.
  18. Doshi KM, Bansal PK, Kumar V, Paljor HP (2014) Cardiovascular profile in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitusversus Prediabetic patients. Presented at WONCA South Asia Regional Conference, Chennai, August 2014.
  19. Bharti YM, Gulati S, Paljor HP, Kumar V (2014) Etiological profile of thrombocytopenia in a tertiary care hospital. Presentation at 22nd Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine, Agra, Oct 2014.
  20. Sharma S, Arya HK, Kumar V, Paljor HP (2014) Geriatric medical morbidity detected on routine health checkups. World Congress of Gerentology and Geriatrics: 3rd International conference on healthy ageing, Bengaluru, India, Nov 2014.
  21. Singh JP, Kumar V, Paljor HP, Kumar J. (2015) Serum procalcitonin (PCT) as a biomarker of bacterial sepsis in critically ill patients. Presented at 23rd Annual Conference of Indian Association of Clinical Medicine (IACOMCON), Ludhiana, Oct 9-11, 2015.
  22. Dinkar KS, Mahajan R, Paljor HP, Kumar V, Sengupta D (2015) Hyperglycemia in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and its correlates. Ibid.
  23. Vishwanathan B, Kumar V, Paljor HP, Sharma A (2015) A Study of prevalence and risk factors in gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) at St Stephens Hospital, Delhi. Presented at 11th Annual Conference of Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India, Delhi Chapter, New Delhi, Oct 2015 (Won the First prize for this paper at the conference).
  24. Modi RS, Arya HK, Kumar V, Paljor HP (2015) A Study of prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes in cirrhosis of liver and its relation to anthropometry, family history of diabetes and etiology of cirrhosis. Ibid.
  25. Dinkar KS, Mahajan R, Paljor HP, Kumar V (2014) Blood glucose and lipid abnormalities in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Presented at 10th Annual Conference of Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India, Delhi Chapter, New Delhi, Sept 2014.
  26. Nigam GB, Kumar V, Paljor HP (2014) Metabolic syndrome and blood glucose profile in adult subjects undergoing health screening. Presented at 42nd Annual Conference of Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India, Bangalore, Nov 2014.
  27. Kumar GS, Paljor HP, Kumar V, Shiva BK, Arya HK (2015) Periodontal disease in type 2 diabetes mellitus and its relation to oral hygiene and control and duration of diabetes. Presented at 43rd Annual Conference of Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India, Lucknow, Oct-Nov 2015.
  28. Tiwari A, Mahajan R, Kumar V, Chumber SK, Paljor HP (2015) Prevalence of urinary tract infection in type 2 diabetes mellitus and its correlates. Presented at 43rd Annual Conference of Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India. Lucknow, Oct-Nov 2015.
  29. Rizwan A, Bage R, Paljor HP, Kumar V (2016) A Study of anaemia in elderly. Presented at India Ageing Congress 2016-18th Biennial Conference of Association of Gerentology (India) and 14th Annual conference of Indian Academy of Geriatrics. New Delhi, 9-11 Nov 2016.
  30. Prasoon P, Paljor HP, Kumar V, Mahajan R (2016) High sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) in Metabolic Syndrome and its components. Presented at the 44th Annual Conference of Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India, Hyderabad, Nov 18-20 2016.
  31. Muthiana RA, Kumar V, Bansal PK, Paljor HP, (2016) Prevalence and correlation of impaired fasting glucose (IFG) in health checkup subjects. Presented at the 44th Annual Conference of Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India, Hyderabad, Nov 18-20, 2016.
  32. Mohan S, Arya HK, Paljor HP, Kumar V (2017) Correlation between clinical profile of acute strokes and patients glycemic status. Presented at the 7th International Diabetes Conference-Diabetes India 2017, New Delhi, Feb 2017.
  33. Virani M,Mahajan R, Paljor HP, Kumar V (2017) A comparative study of cardiovascular profile in diabetic obese and non-obese subjects. Presented at the 7th International Diabetes Conference-Diabetes India, 2017, New Delhi, Feb 2017.
  34. Publications

  35. D Sareen, HP Paljor. Idiopathic polymyositis presenting as interstitial lung disease JAPI 2000, vol.48, No 6, Pages 654-655.
  36. D Sareen, A Jain, HP Paljor. Pseudotumor Syndrome associated with Anti Phospholipid antibodies and cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. JAPI, Vol 50, April 2002, Pages 603-605.
  37. D Richariya, A Jain, V Kumar, HP Paljor (2003) A Study of Subclinical hypothyroidism in older persons. JAPI 51:1241-1242.
  38. H Dewan, HP Paljor, V Kumar (2006). A Study of microalbuminuria in newly diagnosed type2 Diabetes Mellitus. In: Abstr. Proceedings of 34th Annual Conference of Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India, New Delhi, 2006.
  39. Wasan A, Paljor HP, Kumar V (2009) A Study of clinical profile of Plasmodium Vivax Malaria. JAPI 57:846, 2009. Also presented at 65th Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India, Jaipur, India, 2010.
  40. Belim AM, Kumar V, Paljor HP, Khanduri U. Clinical and laboratory profile of iron deficiency. JAPI 57:852, 2009. Also Presented at 65th Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India, Jaipur, India, 2010.
  41. Kala azar without splenomegaly- Sameer Gulati, HP Paljor, S Pandit, R Jindal. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health /Jul-Dec 2009, Vol 2, Issue2, 57-60.
  42. Erythema multiforme due to anti tubercular drugs-Sameer Gulati, HP Paljor, Rohit Mahajan,Pankaj Goel .Lung India Jan-Mar 2011,Vol 28,Issue 1,76-77.
  43. Haemoptysis with a classical radiological sign. Sameer Gulati, S Akhtar, HP Paljor. Lung India Oct-Dec 2011, Vol 28,Issue 4,317-18.
  44. Rahman,Mahajan R, Kumar V, Paljor HP. (2013) Clinical and laboratory profile of liver abscess. Accepted for Poster Presentation at 68th Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India, Coimbatore, India. Jan 2013 as listed under Dr. M Vishwanathan Poster Session- Gastroenterology. JAPI 61:62, 2013.
  45. Chahal NK, Bansal PK, Kumar V, Paljor HP (2013) A Study of Clinical and haemotological profile of anaemia in women of reproductive age. Accepted for poster presentation at 68th Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India, Coimbatore, India, Jan 2013 as listed under Dr M Viswanathan Poster Session-Haemato-Oncology.JAPI61:63, 2013.
  46. Sinojia ZM, Kumar V, Paljor HP, Mathews SE (2013) Profile of Diabetic microvascular disease in patients with diabetic retinopathy. In: Proceedings of 41st Annual Conference of Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India, Greater Noida, NCR of Delhi (Abstract No.381) 2013.
  47. Mathur N, Kumar V, Paljor HP.(2014) Comprehensive Assessment of Geriatric subjects from different settings of an Indian Hospital. In: Abstract book of 12th Global Conference on Ageing, Hyderabad. June 2014.P 247.
  48. Balasundaram V, Mahajan R, Paljor HP, Kumar V (2014) Cognitive status in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. In: Abstract Book of 17th Asia Pacific Regional Conference of Alzheimers Disease International, New Delhi, Nov 2014.P.47.
  49. Patel NV, Sharma R, Kumar V, Paljor HP (2015) Clinical profile of arthritis in adults. 70th Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India, Gurgaon, India Feb 2015.Poster No.47 as per JAPI2015:63(2):114 (not presented).
  50. Reddy NR, Paljor HP, Kumar V, Shapoo SF (2015) A Clinical analysis of patients with hyperuricaemia.70th Annual Conference of Associations of Physicians of India, Gurgaon, India. Feb 2015.Poster No.44 as per JAPI 2015;63(2):114 (not presented).
  51. Raghunath Babu GS, Bage R, Kumar V, Akhtar S, Paljor HP (2016) Systemic comorbidities, complications and mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients. Presented at 71st Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India, Hyderabad, India, Jan 2016.JAPI 2016:64:66
  52. Deepak Kumar S, Sharma R, Paljor HP, Kumar V, Suresh Babu (2017) A Study of seizures in patients of medical intensive care unit (MICU). Presented at 72nd Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India, Mumbai, Feb 2017. Dr M Vishwanathan Poster Session, Neurology section, Poster number 34, JAPI, 65:107.