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Amala Institute of Medical Sciences

(NABH Accredited and ISO 9001 2015 Certified)

Amala Nagar PO, Thrissur, Kerala, INDIA - 680555

GENERAL MEDICINE

Department is well equipped and efficiently functioning with four units. Allied specialties of Dermatology, Radiology, and Psychiatry and superspecialties of Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Nephrology, Endocrinology and Pulmonology are also.

OP Timing

All working days - 8 AM to 4 PM.

Activities

Clinical posting for MBBS students for 2 months each in 3rd and 8th semesters and for one month in 6th semester along with theory classes in the afternoons. Seminars, symposia, clinical club with discussion on interesting cases, general clinics, clinic pathological conference on interesting cases once a week, general clinics once a week, clinicopathological conference on interesting clinical problems in combination with Pathology department, vertical integration classes on selected topics involving all departments from preclinical and clinical side etc., are regularly conducted.

Facilities

» Free OP conducted from 8 AM to 11:30 AM, everyday except on Sundays and public holidays.
» Counselling service of 24 hrs.
» MICU 7 for seriously ill patients with cardiac monitors, pulse oximeters, mechanical ventilators, overhead O2 facilities, defibrillators etc., with a capacity of 17 beds and 1:1 measuring case.
» Semi-ICU (8 beds for comparatively less sick, but patients with 1:2 nursing service.
» CCU - full-fledged cardiac care is given for 24 hour including coronary angiogram, interventional cardiology and cardiac surgery facilities with excellently trained nursing staff and cardiologist on call duty.
» General ward 120 beds (60 male & 60 Female).
» Nephrology unit with dialysis facilities.
» Bronchoscopy and OGD scopy are regularly undertaken on fixed days per week.

Faculty Details

NameDesignationPG Qualification
and Year
Post PG
Teaching Experience
Date of Birth 
Dr. T P AntonyProfessor and HOD MD Medicine 1976, MNAMS 1981, MRCPI 1993, MRCP 199340 years17.07.1950Profile
Dr. G George ProfessorMD Medicine 198530 years12.07.1954Profile
Dr. S Narayanan PottiProfessorMD Medicine 198926 years10.12.1961Profile
Dr. Geeta PanickerAssociate ProfessorMD Medicine 200410 years06.04.1969Profile
Dr. Alvin Treasa GeorgeAssociate ProfessorMD Medicine 2007 DNB 20088 years09.01.1979Profile
Dr. Raghunath MAssistant ProfessorMD Medicine 2006, DM 201210 years12.07.1978Profile
Dr. Joe JacobAssistant ProfessorMD Medicine 1998, DM 200517 years06.04.1970Profile
Dr. Edwin J GeorgeAssistant ProfessorMD Medicine 20142 years 6 months09.12.1984
Dr. David JoseAssistant ProfessorMD Medicine 2014..24.08.1983
Dr. Sabu AugustineAssistant ProfessorMD Medicine....
Dr. Marykutty KAAssistant ProfessorMD Medicine....
Dr. Pavanan KSenior ResidentMBBS 198405.05.1961
Dr. Anish SSenior ResidentMD Medicine 201407.03.1986
Dr. Susan PhilipSenior ResidentMD Medicine 201720.03.1989
Dr. Joseph T AntonySenior ResidentMD Medicine 201831.01.1989
Dr. Ahammed Ashar NTJunior ResidentMBBS
Dr. Lakshmi MenonJunior ResidentMBBS
Dr. Rekhinnath TRJunior ResidentMBBS
Dr. Reshma VenugopalJunior ResidentMBBS
Dr. Cyrin Annie CyriacJunior ResidentMBBS
Dr. Grace George ThandiakalJunior ResidentMBBS
Dr. Sony ThomasJunior ResidentMBBS
Dr. Steffin Mathai KattoorJunior ResidentMBBS
Dr. Dilurba KKJunior ResidentMBBS
Dr. Jissa Mariam JoyJunior ResidentMBBS
Dr. Karthika Remeshchandran MJunior ResidentMBBS
Dr. Neethu OVJunior ResidentMBBS
Dr. Gopika P MohanJunior ResidentMBBS23-04-1993
Dr. I.Henson HenryJunior ResidentMBBS17-11-1988
Dr. Richin Varghese BabuJunior ResidentMBBS28-12-1991
Dr. Shilpa AJunior ResidentMBBS19-12-1992

Publications

  1. Alvin TG, George G, Simson DK, Antony TP. A cross sectional analysis on the clinical presentation and outcome of H1N1 influenza patients in a teitiary care hospital in central Kerala. Int J Adv Med.2019 (Ahead of Print).
  2. Raghunath, Jose D, Preshy A, Antony JT, Francis T, Vaz C. A cross-sectional of pleural fluid analysis in chronic kidney disease patients with pleural effusion. Medpulse Int J Med.2019; 9:83-86.
  3. Rupesh G, Antony JT, Jose D, Varghese A, Preshy A, Francis T, Vaz C. The prevalence of persistent QTc prolongation in Type II DM. Medpulse Int J Med.2019;9:96-98.
  4. Edwin JG,Venma M, Muhammed HP.Efficacy of Continous glucose monitoring in lowering HbA1c. Medpulse Int J Med.2018;8:106-110.
  5. Muhammed HP, Jayaraj K. Correlation of lipid profile in patients with severity of liver disease: a cross sectional study in a tertiary care hospital. Int J Res Med Sci 2017;5:326-9.
  6. Geeta P,Edwin JG, Ann M, Deepak.Study on complications following Ischemic stroke in a tertiary care hospital in south India. Medpulse Int J Med.2017;3: 80-83.
  7. Potty SN, Venugopal R. An observational study on MODS and evaluation of simplified acute physiology score II in MICU.Eur J Biomedical Pharmaceutic Sci.
  8. Menon L. Hospital acquired pneumonia in ICU patients in a tertiary care. Eur J Biomed Pharmaceutic Sci.
  9. Nath R. Clinico-bacteriological profile of cirrhotic patients in a tertiary care centre- a cross sectional study.Eur J Biomedical Pharmaceutic Sci.

CME / Workshop / Quiz

 CME Theme/Subject Date of Conduct Credit Hours
ANNUAL MEDICINE CME 2017 MANAGEMENT ISSUES COMMONLY ENCOUNTERED 3 DECEMBER 2017 1.5 HOURS
ANNUAL MEDICINE CME 2018 PREGNANCY RELATED MEDICAL DISORDERS 16 DECEMBER 2018 2.5 HOURS
 Annual CME-Quiz Pregnancy related Medical disorders 16/12/2018  

Award / Prizes

Name of Receiver Type of Award Award Provider Year      

Title of research paper, if applicable

Dr.Rshma Venugopal  2nd Oral Presentation API-Kerala Chapter 2016 Cholera Case Series
 Dr.Lakshmi Menon 2nd – Poster presentation API-KeralaChapter 2017  A case of Filariasis
Dr.Cyrin Anne Cyriac  2nd-Poster Presentation API-Kerala Chapter 2017 A case of Colo Vesical  Fistula
Dr.Lakshmi Menon 2nd- Poster Presentation International conference on Rheumatology 2017 A case of Bechtet’s
Dr.Ashammed Ashar & Dr.Reshma Venugopal 2nd-  Prize  Rheumatology State Quiz 2017  
Dr.Ashammed Ashar & Dr.Reshma Venugopal 1st Prize  Rheumatology State Quiz 2018  
Dr.Cyrin Anne Cyriac &Dr.Steffin Mathai Kattoor  3rd prize Rheumatology State Quiz 2018  
Dr.Ashammed Ashar & Dr.Reshma Venugopal 4th Prize Cardiology State Quiz 2017  
Dr.Ahammed Ashar & Dr.Rekhin Nath 4th Prize Hematology State Quiz 2018  
Dr.Lakshmi Menon,Dr.Rekhin Nath 2nd Prize TYSA State Quiz 2018  
Dr.Ashammed Ashar & Dr.Reshma Venugopal 3rd Prize TYSA State Quiz 2018  
Dr.Ahammed Ashar 1st Prize Gastroenterology CME Quiz 2018  
Dr.Cyrin Anne Cyriac 2nd Prize Gastroenterology CME Quiz 2018  
Dr.SonyThomas 1st Prize Medicine CME-Quiz-At Amala Institute of Medical Sciences 2018  
Dr.Cyrin Anne Cyriac 2nd Prize CME-Poster Presentation-A Case of Dyspnoea- At Pushpagiri Medical College,Thiruvalla 2018  
Dr.Karthika Rameshchandra.M 2nd Prize ISN-Sathern Chapter Niyamatullah  Essay writing Competition    

Dr. T P Antony

Qualification : MD; MINAMS; MRCPI; MRCP (UK); FRCP

HOD and Professor of Medicine, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur.

Graduate of Trivandrum Medical college with post graduation from PGI Chandigarh. Joined government medical college service in 1975 and worked as Professor of Medicine at Calicut and later retired as Professor and HOD of Dept of Medicine Thrissur. Acquired training in Rhuematology from UK & is a Fellow of Royal College of Physicians at Edinburgh, A Member of Royal College of Physicians of Ireland & UK. Currently working as Professor of Medicine over here.

Dr. G George

Graduated from Medical College Kottayam (Kerala University in 1977). Did PG Diploma in Tropical Medicine at school of Tropical Medicine, Culcutta in 1981. Did MD General Medicine at Govt Medical College Kottayam and passed in 1985. Joined Medical Education Service of Kerala in 1985. and worked as Tutor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor in various Govt Medical Colleges of Kerala till 2007. Joined AIMS Thrissur as Professor; 2007 and continuing on such till now. Undergraduate PG examiner in various universities of Kerala and KUHS.

Dr. Narayanan Potti S

Graduated from Trivandrum Medical College in 1983 and took MD in General Medicine from the same institution in 1989. Joined Govt service as Lecture in Medicine in 1990 at Govt Medical College Thrissur and subsequently worked in Trivandrum, Thrissur & Calicut Medical Colleges till 2005. Joined Amala Institute of Medical Sciences in 2005 July and continuing to serve as Professor of Medicine. Area of special interest is Hematology- organized a Hematology Clinic while working in Govt Medical College Thrissur and continuing to run the same in Amala. Postgraduate examiner in Dr.MGR University, Chennai.

Dr. Sobha Subramanian

Graduated from T D Medical College Allepey in 1986 with university 1st rank & took Post Graduation in General Medicine from Govt Medical College , Kottayam in 1989. Passed MRCP (UK) in 1994, trained in Respiratory Medicine from various units in UK. Joined Amala Cancer Hospital, Thrissur 1997. as consultant Pulmonologist worked till 2003, then joined asd Assistant Professor in Amala Institute of Medical Sciences in department of Medicine; promoted as Professor on 1st January 2013. Special Interest is respiratory medicine. Undergraduate examiner in University of Kerala, MG University, Amritha Viswapeedom, MGR University, Tamil Nadu. Life Member of IMA, API, APCCM & ISCCM.

Dr. Geeta Panicker

Completed her MBBS from BCDEA Medical college Bijapur in 1996 and completed MD Medicine from JSS Medical COllege Mysore in 2004. Joined in Amala Institute of Medical Sciences on 1-1-2005 and worked as Senior Resident, Assistant Professor. Presently continuing as Associate Professor in Department of Medicine.

Dr. Augustine Athapilly

After acquiring his primary Medical qualification (MBBS) from St. Johns Medical COllege (Banglore University) in 1977 and Post Graduate qualification from AIIMS in 1981 New Delhi in the first chance, he got his membership in Royal College of Physicians from UK in 1998. During his academic carrier he won many Laurels and prizes which include Paul Abrao prize for Forensic Medicine in 1974 and Cardinal Gracial prize for ethics in 1974. He underwent Post Doctoral training.

Dr. Alvin Treasa George

Graduate of Govt. Medical College, Thrissur with Post Graduation MD General Medicine from Govt. Medical College, Calicut in 2007. Took DNB in General Medicine in 2008. Worked as senior resident in General Medicine at Govt. Medical College, Thrissur and joined in Amala Institute of Medical sciences in 2009 as Assistant Professor of Medicine and currently working as Associate Professor of Medicine over here.

Dr. Mary Kutty K A (Sr. Jaya)

Dr. Marry Anne Poovathingal

Dr. Jayaraj K

Graduated from Govt.Medical College Thrissur in 2004. Did Rural service for 6 months at PHC, Chowannur. Did Post Graduation (MD General Medicine) from MKCG Govt.Medical College Berhampur and passed out in 2010. Worked as Senior Resident in Nephrology at Amritha Institute of Medical Sciences for 7 months. Joined as Assistant Professor in Amala Institute of Medical sciences in March 2011.

Dr. John Jacob Kuttykandathil

Graduated in 2008 and recieved MD General Medicine from K S Hegde medical academy, Banglore in 2014. Joined in Amala Institute of Medical Sciences as Assistant Professor in department of General Medicine.

Dr. Mohammed Nishaj

MBBS from K S Hegde Medical Academy, Manglore in 2008. Worked as junior Resident in depatment of Paediatrics (4 Months) and 1 year in department of General Medicine in Jubilee Medical College Thrissur. Recieved MD General Medicine VMKV Medical College Salem in 2014. In 2014 joined as Assistant Professor in Department of General Medicine in Amala Medical College Thrissur.

Dr. Pavanan K

Dr. Arun Jacob W

Studied MBBS at Govt Medical College Thrissur in 2007. Worked as Medical Officer at CHC Chithirapuram, Idukki & later at CHC Pudukkad, Thrissur. Completed MD General Medicine from Govt. Medical College, Kozhikode in 2014. Successfully completed post graduate certification course in cardiology from John's Hopkins University.

Dr. John J Manjaly

Graduated from Govt. Medical College Thrissur in 2007. Served in Government hospital in Thrissur for a period of 1 year at CHC Cherpu and CHC Mattannur. Worked as lecture in Gastroentrology at Govt. Medical College Thrissur. Did MD General Medicine from Kozhikode Medical College and passed out in 2014. Joined in Amala Institute of Medical Sciences on July 2014 and working here as Assistant Professor.

Publications: (2014-2015)

Clinical Materials

EQUIPMENTS  TOTAL NUMBER
MULTIPARA MONITOR 45
UPPER GI ENDOSCOPE 3
DIALYSIS MACHINE 23
ECHO COLOR DOPPLER 4
RESCUSCITATION KIT 9
VENTILLATOR 13
INFUSION PUMP 18
PULSE OXYMETER-PORTABLE 8
COLONOSCOPE 2
ECG 4
HOLTER 2
CRASH CART 7
COMPUTERIZED PFT EQUIPMENT 5
SIDE VIEWING ENDOSCOPE 1
SYRINGE PUMP 49
BRONCHOSCOPE 2
TMT
DEFIBRILLATOR 7
EUS 1
MINIPROBE 1