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Amala Institute of Medical Sciences

(NABH Accredited and ISO 9001 2015 Certified)

Amala Nagar PO, Thrissur, Kerala, INDIA - 680555

ONCOLOGY

OP Timing

All working days - 8 AM to 4 PM

Faculty Details

NameDesignationPG Qualification
and Year
Post PG
Teaching Experience
Date of Birth 
Dr. Jacob KurianProfessor & HOD   Profile
Dr. Harikumar UnniSurgical Oncologist   Profile
Dr. Anil Jose ThazhathMedical OncologistMD Radiation Oncology
DM Medical Oncology
15 years Profile
Dr. Ajai ThomasAssistant OncologistDMRT, MD (Radiotherapy), 20095 years04-06-1982Profile
Dr. Abney Sara AbrahamMedical OfficerMBBS, 19977 Years20-10-1974Profile
Dr. Sourabh RadhakrishnanConsultantMD, DM......Profile
Dr. Mebu Joseph ThomasSenior Resident   Profile


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.

Faculty Details

NameDesignationQualificationDate of Birth 
Dr. Leslie JohneyConsultantMBBS, MRCP23-05-1972Profile
Dr. Ramya RamachandranMedical OfficerMBBS Profile

RADIATION ONCOLOGY

OP Timing

All working days - 8 AM to 4 PM

Faculty Details

NameDesignationPG Qualification
and Year
Post PG
Teaching Experience
Date of Birth 
Dr. Jomon Raphael CAssoc.Professor & HODMBBS, DMRT, MD9 years31-03-1975Profile
Dr. Mathew Varghese Asst. ProfessorMBBS, MD (RT)3 years15-03-1976Profile
Dr. Paul Gopu CAsst. ProfessorMBBS, DMRT, MD (RT)6 months06-03-1985Profile
Dr. Abney Sara AbrahamSenior Resident---Profile
Dr. Shebin GeorgeSenior ResidentMBBS, MD (RT)-03.03.1986Profile
Dr. Advait M.K.Senior Resident---Profile
Dr. Febin AntonyJunior ResidentMBBS--Profile
Dr. Malini MohanJunior ResidentMBBS--Profile
Dr. Jamuna Angel JoyJunior ResidentMBBS--Profile

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). Took 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:

2001 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.

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 (2006) - MS Ramaiah Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Bengaluru
MD (RT) (2013) - Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Bengaluru

Experience :

2007 to April 2010 : Junior Resident, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences.Thrissur, Kerala.
Nov. 2013 onwards : Assistant professor, 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

1. Kaliyaperumal V, Raphael CJ, Varghese KM, Gopu P, Sivakumar S, Boban M, et al. Study of variation in dose calculation accuracy between kV cone-beam computed tomography and kV fan-Beam computed tomography. J Med Phys. 2017;42:171-80

2. Chalissery JR, Sudheeran PC, Varghese KM, 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.

Clinical Materials

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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