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Amala Institute of Medical Sciences

(NABH Accredited and ISO 9001 2015 Certified)

Amala Nagar PO, Thrissur, Kerala, INDIA - 680555

SURGICAL ONCOLOGY

OP Timing

All working days - 8 AM to 4 PM

Faculty Details

NameDesignation 
Dr. Jacob KurianProfessor & HODProfile
Dr. Praveen RavishankaranAssistant ProfessorProfile


MEDICAL ONCOLOGY AND HEMATOLOGY

OP Timing

Dr. Sourabh Radhakrishnan & Dr. Sreeraj V on Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Dr. Anil Jose Thazhath & Dr. Sunu Lazar Cyriac on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Faculty Details

NameDesignationPG Qualification
and Year
Post PG
Teaching Experience
Date of Birth 
Dr. Anil Jose ThazhathMedical OncologistMD Radiation Oncology
DM Medical Oncology
15 years Profile
Dr. Sourabh RadhakrishnanConsultant & Assistant ProfessorMD, DM......Profile
Dr. Sunu Lazar CyriacConsultant & Assistant ProfessorDM Medical OncologyProfile
Dr. Sreeraj VConsultant & Assistant ProfessorDM Clinical HematologyProfile


PALLIATIVE MEDICINE

This department consisting of 2 doctors, provides inpatient, outpatient as well as home care for patients who live in a 5 Kilometer radius of the hospital. Nurses are trained in providing advanced symptom relief for patients. The department gets the support of social work department and also helped by a group of trained volunteers who provide support to patients. The goal of the department is to provide holistic care for patients with cancer predominantly. Inpatient care is provided in the ward with 24 beds, shared with the Radiation Oncology Department. Besides inpatient care, this department also provides specialist advice for patients admitted under other specialities. Depending on their needs, the patients are shifted to the ward or they are managed on other wards.

RADIATION ONCOLOGY

OP Timing

Dr. Jomon Raphael C - Wednesday & Friday - 8 AM to 4 PM
Dr. Mathew Varghese - Monday & Thursday - 8 AM to 4 PM
Dr. Paul Gopu G - Tuesday & Saturday - 8 AM to 4 PM

Faculty Details

NameDesignationPG Qualification
and Year
Post PG
Teaching Experience
Date of Birth 
Dr. Jomon Raphael CProfessor & HODDMRT 2006, MD Radiotherapy 2008 13 years31-03-1975Profile
Dr. P.C.SudheeranProfessorMD Radiotherapy 19814 years25-02-1953Profile
Dr. Mathew Varghese KAsst. ProfessorMD Radiotherapy 20136 years15-03-1976Profile
Dr. Paul Gopu CAsst. ProfessorMD Radiotherapy 20164 years06-03-1985Profile
Dr. Advait M.K.Senior ResidentMD Radiotherapy 20163 years-Profile
Dr. Abney Sara AbrahamSenior ResidentMBBS 1997-20-10-1974Profile
Dr. Febin AntonySenior ResidentMD Radiotherapy 201911 months07-04-1990Profile
Dr. Malini MohanJunior ResidentMBBS 2016-15-03-1993Profile
Dr. Jamuna Angel JoyJunior ResidentMBBS 2007-02-11-1988Profile
Dr. AmithrajJunior ResidentMBBS 2018-07-07-1993Profile

Presentation

A prospective analysis of Radical chemoirradiation in head and neck cancer with IMRT in elderly[>/=65years] patients. Dr.Jomon Raphael M.D., Dr.Thanuja Thachil M.D., Dr.P.C. Sudheeran M.D, Dr.C.D. Joseph M.D, DABR. Department of Oncology, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences Thrissur, India. Presented as poster in ESTRO 33rd Annual meeting in Vienna, Austria April 4-8th 2014.

Dr. P C Sudheeran

Completed MBBS from Govt. Medical College Srinagar, under Kashmir University (1970-75 including one year oratory internship). This was followed by One year Junior Residency at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi (1995-96). MD in Radiotherapy from AIIMS New Delhi (1978-1981). Joined Amala Cancer Hospital and Research center as Radiation Oncologist in April 1982 and has been at this centre since then.

Dr. Jomon Raphael C

Qualification:

1999 Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery - MBBS from Thrissur Medical College, India.
2006 Diploma in Radiotherapy (DMRT) from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India.
2008 Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Radiotherapy from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India.
2010 Faculty training Fellowship in Radiation Oncology at Washington University, St. Louis USA.

Work Experience:

2008 to April 2011: Assistant Professor [Radiotherapy] Christian Medical College, Vellore, India.
May 2011 to Feb 2012] : Assistant professor [Junior Consultant] in Radiation Oncology, Ruby Hall Clinic, Kamalnayan Bajaj Cancer Centre, Pune, India.
Feb 2012 : Associate professor[Consultant Radiation Oncologist] Department of Oncology, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur, Kerala, India.
Working as Professor & HOD since January 2009, Department of Oncology, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur, Kerala, India.

Awards:

Awarded ICMR [Indian Council of Medical Research] travel Grant 2012 for non ICMR scientist .

Publications:

He has scientific publications to his credit.

Presentation:

Presented a paper on Papillary Micro carcinoma Thyroid –Institutional experience, with literature evidence on Annual conference of the southern chapter of Nuclear Medicine Society of India – 2008.
Prospective analysis of 5mCi radio iodine therapy in Graves’ disease. An article presented in National conference of Southern Chapter Nuclear medicine India Nov2010, selected for best paper award session.
Participated in Research study on Assessment of Injection Practices in India conducted by India CLEN Program Evaluation Network, 2003-2004.

Dr. Mathew Varghese K

Qualification

MBBS (2005) - MS Ramaiah Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Bengalore
MD (RT) (2013) - Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Bengalore.

Experience :

Nov. 2013 onwards : Assistant professor, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences.Thrissur, Kerala.

Dr. Paul Gopu G

Qualification

MBBS (2009) - Govt. Medical College, Thrissur.
MD (RT) (2016) - CMC, Vellor.

Experience :

July 2016 to Oct.2016 : Senior Resident, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences.Thrissur, Kerala.
Oct.2016 onwards : Assistant professor, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences.Thrissur, Kerala.

Dr. Advait M.K.

Qualification

MBBS (2011) - TDMC, Alappuzha.
MD (RT) (2016) - NSCB MC, Jabalpur.

Experience :

Dec. 2016 to Nov. 2018 : Senior Resident, Malabar Cancer Centre.
Dec.2018 onwards : Senior Resident, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences. Thrissur, Kerala.

Dr. Febin Antony

Qualification

MBBS (2014) - Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Kerala.
MD (RT) - Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Kerala.

Experience :

July 2019 onwards : Senior Resident, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences. Thrissur, Kerala.

Dr. Abney Sara Abraham

Qualification

MBBS (1997) - JSS, MC.

Experience :

Jan. 2015 onwards : Senior Resident, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences. Thrissur, Kerala.

Dr. Shebin George

Qualification

MBBS : 2005-2010 from Christian Medical College, Ludhiana
MD Radiotherapy : 2015-2018 from Christian Medical College, Ludhiana

Experience :

Joined Amala Institute of Medical Sciences from August 2018

Achievements:

ICMR short term student fellowship during MBBS
AROI fellowship for Best paper presentation at Indian Cancer Congress 2017

Publications

Venkatesan et al. Volume and dosimetric analysis of rectum and bladder for prostate carcinoma patients by using kilo voltage cone beam computed tomography (CBCT). Int. J. Radiat. Res., July 2020;18(3): 557-569

Mathew Varghese K, Narayanan GS, Vishwanathan B, Karpurmath SV, Narayanan S. Comparison of altered fractionation schedule with concurrent chemo-radiation for squamous cell carcinoma of head and neck. Int J Res Med Sci 2020;8:2834-8.

Chalissery JR, Jose TA, Pillai S, Unni H, Varghese KM, Gopu GP, et al. Clinical impact of adjuvant chemotherapy and radiation for carcinoma stomach: Experience from a tertiary care center. J Can Res Ther 0;0:0.

Raphael JC, Varghese MK, Gopu PG, Venkatesan K, Jimson A D, Febin A. Effectiveness of abdominal compression in reducing internal target motion during conformal radiotherapy for carcinoma stomach – A pilot study. Indian J Cancer 2018;55:226-9.

Chalissery J, Sudheeran P, Varghese K, Venkatesan K. Radical chemo-irradiation using intensity-modulated radiotherapy for locally advanced head and neck cancer in elderly patients: Experience from a tertiary care center in South India. Indian J Cancer 2016;53:483-6.

Jomon Raphael C,corresponding author Rajesh I, Rajesh B, Selvamani B, and Subhashini John. Feasibility and Response of Concurrent Weekly Docetaxel with Radical Radiotherapy in Locally Advanced Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma. J Clin Diagn Res. 2015 Mar; 9(3): XC01–XC04.

CME / Quiz

Name of CME Theme/Subject Date of Conduct Credit Hours

Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium

Head and Neck cancer management – Surgery Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy 18.03.2017 and 19.03.2017 3 ½ hours

Workshop

Name of Workshop Theme/Subject Date of Conduct Credit Hours
Work Shop - IMRT Contouring Head and neck cancer, Concepts behind selection and delineation of target volumes. Head and neck cancer radiotherapy contouring – hands on training 18.03.2017 3 ½ hours
 

Award / Prizes

Name of Receiver Type of Award Award Provider Year 

Title of research paper, if applicable

Dr Febin Antony 3rd prize – Oral Presentation STATE AROI – Kerala Chapter 2016

Dosimetric impact of bladder filling during conformal radiotherapy for cervix cancer

Dr Febin Antony 2nd Prize – Oral Presentation STATE AROI – Kerala Chapter 2017

Effectiveness of abdominal compression in reducing internal target motion during conformal radiotherapy for carcinoma stomach – A pilot study

Dr. Jacob Kurian

Graduated from Medical College, Kottayam (Kerala University) in 1979. Obtained Doctoral degree in General Surgery (M.S Gen. Surgery), from Medical College, Kottayam (Mahathma Gandhi University) in 1987 and Post Doctoral Degree in Surgical Oncology (MCh Oncology) from Cancer Institute,(WIA) Madras (The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University) in 1991. He had undergone advanced training in Orthopedic Oncology in Royal Orthopedic Hospital, Birmingham, UK for his Fellowship (ICRET-UICC). He was selected as Fellow of International Medical Science Academy (FIMSA) in 2011, in recognition of his contribution to medical science. As a demonstration of his substantial special contribution to surgical specialty he wa selected as fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Galsgow. (FRCS) in 2014. Devotes 100% of the time in Oncology (Surgical) Practice Teaching & Research. A Protagonist of this cutting edge technology, Trained numerous Surgeons in surgical Oncology. Trained in India, United Kingdom and under Japanese Surgeons. Performed more than 6000 major Oncological surgeries and transferred the technology to Srilanka. Presently Dr. Jacob Kurien serves as Prof & H.O.D Department of Surgical Oncology Amala Institute of Medical Sciences Thrissur Kerala . Has on his credit 5 Major projects, 5 PG Thesis, PhD Guide ship, Invited Publications, Citations, Has attended major conferences with academic deliberation and motivated his students and junior colleagues in presenting and publishing scientific papers.

Dr. Harikumar Unni

Dr. Anil Jose Thazhath

PG Qualifications

MD Radiation Oncology (CMC Vellore) - 1995
DM Medical Oncology (Cancer Institute, Chennai) - 1998

Work Experience

15 years in Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur

2013 Attended conferences

American Association of Cancer research at Washington DC - April 2013
Indian Cancer Congress at Delhi - Nov 2013

Dr. Ajai Thomas

Qualifications:

» MBBS from Government Medical College, Kozhikode in 2005
» Diploma in Medical Radiotherapy (DMRT) from Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram in 2008
» MD Radiotherapy from Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram in 2009
» Basic Certificate Course in Palliative Medicine (BCCPM) from Institute of Palliative Medicine, Kozhikode (WHO Collaborating Centre) in 2013

Teaching experience:

Senior Resident, Department of Radiotherapy, Government Medical College, Kozhikode
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi

Previous positions held

Consultant, Department of Radiation Oncology, Baby Memorial Hospital, Kozhikode (July 2011 - June 2013)
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi (March 2010 - July 2011)
Senior Resident, Department of Radiotherapy, Government Medical College, Kozhikode (August 2009 - February 2010)
Medical Officer, Primary Health Centre, Madavoor, Kozhikode (November 2005 - April 2006)

Honours / Awards:

Won ICRO and ARIO award for achieving top score in teaching course held at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India in 2007
Won Best Presentation award at Association of Radiation Oncologists of India (AROI) state conference held at Trivandrum (Kerala, India) in 2008

Dr. Abney Sara Abraham

Completed MBBS in 1997

Experience

JMO in Department of Cardiology for 6 months
CMO in St. Joseph's Hospital, Choondal for 5 years
MO in KEDC, Kunnamkulam (Diabetology)
MO in Oncology since July 2012

Dr. Leslie Johney

Went to UK for higher studies, after completion of internship. Most of working career was spent in Medical departments in the UK. After serving as Senior House Officer, moved up to be a Registrar in Geriatric Medicine. In the meantime, completed MRCP from London in 2006. Took up a post in a Hospice for 2 months and later got a Specialist training post in Palliative Medicine in Liverpool. Completed 4 years of specialist training in Palliative Medicine and is on the specialist register in the UK. Took up the Consultant post in Amala Medical College after becoming a qualified consultant.

Dr. Ramya Ramachandran