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Amala Institute of Medical Sciences

(NABH Accredited and ISO 9001 2015 Certified)

Amala Nagar PO, Thrissur, Kerala, INDIA - 680555

OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY

The department functioning as 2 units, provides comprehensive health services to women of all age groups in a caring environment. Access to all modern diagnostic and treatment modalities is an added asset. Being a multispeciality hospital, has work association in close co-operation with other specialities like Neonatalogy, Anaesthesia, Urology, Oncology etc., which adds to the efficacy of the department.

OP Timing

All working days - 8 AM to 4 PM. Emergency Services available 24 Hours.

Facilities

Obstetrics

» Antenatal clinic

Besides caring for a large number of low risk patients, expert care for high risk patients like pre-eclampsia, IUGR, pre-terms etc., is provided with excellent and up-to-date facilities in the NICU. Regular antenatal clinics also provide expectant mothers with all information and guidance during their pregnancy.

» Postnatal clinic

Conducted every Wednesday & Saturday. Gives support and care to the mother and baby besides providing birth-spacing information.

» Special features

Level 2 ultrasound and Doppler velocimetry studies of high risk mothers are special features.

Labour room

Fetal monitoring facilities including CTG, Intensive care unit with close co-operation of the necessary superspecialities and 24 hour blood bank service with facility for blood component therapy are available.

Gynaecology

Over and above, providing care for women of all ages for their gynaec problems, special clinics are conducted every week. Infertility clinic, cervical cancer detection clinic and colposcopy clinic are available.

Faculty Details

NameDesignationPG Qualification
and Year
Post PG
Teaching Experience
Date of Birth 
Dr. Anoj KattukaranProfessor and HODMD Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2001, DGO 1998, DNB 200218 years03.03.1970Profile
Dr. Betsy ThomasProfessorMD Obstetrics & Gynaecology 2002, DNB 2002, MRCOG 2006, FRCOG 200814 years18.10.1974Profile
Dr. P S RemaniProfessorMS & DGO 1983, DNB 199638 years10-02-1948Profile
Dr. Prameela MenonProfessorDGO 2006, MS Obstetrics & Gynaecology 20079 years23.05.1978Profile
Dr. Ammulu SAssistant ProfessorMD Obstetrics & Gynaecology 1999, MRCOG 20064years 6 months25.03.1970Profile
Dr. Ruby E.M.Assistant ProfessorDGO 2000, DNB 200311.05.1967Profile
Dr. Jitha S.Assistant ProfessorDGO 2011, DNB 201607.03.1982Profile
Dr. Asha Mary ThomasAssistant ProfessorMD Obstetrics & Gynaecology Profile
Dr. Patel Sara AbdulazizSenior ResidentDGO 201002.12.1979Profile
Dr. Lakshmi NambiarSenior ResidentMS Obstetrics & Gynaecology 201919.08.1988Profile
Dr. Susan ThomasSenior ResidentMS Obstetrics & Gynaecology 202020.08.1991Profile
Dr. Pooja ViwarajJunior ResidentMBBS 201529.08.1992Profile
Dr. Sethulakshmi RJunior ResidentMBBS 201509.01.1991Profile
Dr. Jean JosephJunior ResidentMBBS 201514.11.1992Profile
Dr. Lakshmi R.S.Junior ResidentMBBS 201507.09.1991Profile
Dr. Chithra GovindJunior ResidentMBBS Profile
Dr. Tina ThomasJunior ResidentMBBS Profile

Publications

Radha B.Dhanya R Shenoy. Emergency cesarean section- incidence and indications in a Tertiary hospital. Glob J Res Anal. 2019;8(8);62-64.
Radha B. Profile of uterine endometrial carcinoma in a teaching hospital in Kerala. Int J Adv Res. 2019;7(7),920-923.
Lakshmi Nambiar.Bindu Menon. Chorionicity and perinatal outcome in Twins. Ind J Res. 2019;8(7);26-29.
Dhanya R Shenoy. Prameela Menon. Resurgence Of Nondescent Vaginal Hysterectomy (Ndvh) -The Need of the hour?.Int.J.Adv.Res.2019;7(2Role of patient counseling-):179-184.
Prameela Menon.Danu C.Aishwarya P. Role of MRI in pre operative staging of carcinoma endometrium; 2019;8(3);1-3.
Ammulu S et al. Managing gestational diabetes: the role of patient counselling. Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Mar;8(3):1011-1015.
P.Mumtaz. S.Ammulu. P.V.Mirshad. Association between Vitamin-D Status and Cardiovascular Risk among Postmenopausal Women in Kerala Population. Ind J Obstet Gynecol. 2018;6(3);246-250.
Prameela Menon.Dhanya R Shenoy. Skyrocketing Caesarean births in Kerala Fighting the trend. Int J Sci Res. 2017;6(10).659-661.

Dr. Betsy Thomas

Qualifications

MBBS from Kottayam Medical College in 1997
MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from JIPMER Pondichery in 2002
DNB in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from National Board of Examinations in 2002
MRCOG from Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London in 2006
MICOG from Indian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, New Delhi in 2008

Work Experience

2002 to 2003 : Lecturer in St. John's Medical College, Bengaluru
2004 to 2008 : Assistant Professor in Amala Institute of Medical Sciences
2008 to 2012 : Associate Professor in Amala Institute of Medical sciences
2012 to Present : Professor in Amala Institute of Medical Sciences

Membership

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, London
Indian College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, India
FOGSI - Federation of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Society of India
AGOI - Association of Gynecological Oncologists of India
KFOG - Kerala Federation of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Peer Reviewer for Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Awards

Best outgoing student of Kottayam Medical College in 1997. Gold medalist in 10 subjects.
Winner of the state Obstetrics & Gynaecology gold medal in 1998
Dr. Oumachigui Gold Medal for the best PG, and University Gold Medal for the best outgoing PG from JIPMER Pondichery in 2002.
Pani Memorial Oration at JIPMER Pondicherry - 2004: Vaginal Misoprost in pregnancy failure
FOGSI-IAEC-VHB Award for Rs. 40,000 in 2005-06
Second prize for Best Paper Award at YUVA - FOGSI South Zone Conference Thrissur 2008
FIGO International Fellowship 2009 - Underwent a three week training programme in South Africa
Dr. Chitrathara Award for the best paper in Oncology at All Kerala OBG conference, Thrissur - February 2010
Eminent Gynaecologist Award by All Kerala Profile movement in September 2010
FOGSI Junior Corion Award 2010
FOGSI GSK Oncology fellowship 2011 - Underwent training in Gynaec Oncology at Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore
Best Poster award at TOGSICON International Conference - 2011, Thrissur

Dr. Anoj Kattukaran

Qualifications

DGO in 1998, MD (OBG) in 2001, and DNB (OBG) in 2001, all from CMC, Vellore

Experience

1995-1996 : Junior Resident in KMC Manipal
1996-1999 : Junior Resident in CMC Vellore
1999-2001 : Senior Resident in CMC Vellore
2001-2003 : OBG Consultant in St. Vincent De Paul Hospital
2003-2008 : Assistant Professor in Amala Institute of Medical Sciences
2008-2011 : Associate Professor in Amala Institute of Medical Sciences
2011-Present : Professor in Amala Institute of Medical Sciences

Member of:

- Thrissur Obstetrics & Gynaecology Society
- Kerala Federation of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
- Federation of Obstetricians & Gynecologic Societies of India
- Indian Medical Association, Treasurer, Amala Nagar Branch

Dr. Prameela Menon

MBBS from Govt. Medical College, Thrissur, Kerala.
MS (OBG) & DGO from Govt. Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala.
Worked as Senior Resident at Govt. Medical College, Thrissur and TDMC, Alappuzha for 1 year. Joined Amala Institute of Medical Sciences as Assistant Professor in 2010 and is continuing.

Member of Thrissur OBG society (TOGS) & is currently the editor of scientific bulletin of the same for past 1 yr. Second prize for best paper in gynae oncology at All Kerala Conference in 2013

Publication - One case report published in FOGSI journal

Award / Prizes

Name of Receiver Type of Award Award Provider Year      

Title of research paper, if applicable

Dr.Mereena George Achievements-1st Prize  Torrent 2018 Young Talent award
Dr.Dhanya R.Shenoy Achievements AKCOG- 2018 Young Talent Award
Dr.Mereena George Poster Presentation-1st Prize AKCOG  2018 OBS & GYNE
Dr.Elizabeth Cyriac & Dr.Mereena George Quiz- 2nd Prize- Govt.MCH-Thrissur 2019 Infertility
Dr.Dhanya R Shenoy & Dr.Mereena George Quiz- 3rd prize AKCOG  2018 OBS & GYNE