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Amala Institute of Medical Sciences

(NABH Accredited and ISO 9001 2015 Certified)

Amala Nagar PO, Thrissur, Kerala, INDIA - 680555

ENT

Department is running OPD for six days and Operation theatre work for three days in a week. Casualty cases are covered round the clock with facility for nasal packing, foreign body removal and tracheostomy.

OP Timing

All working days - 8 AM to 4 PM

Facilities

Full fledged outpatient theatre where facilities for nasal endoscopy, otomicroscopy, rigid telescopy of larynx including laryngoscopy and all recording systems

Surgeries
All routine ENT operations, Tympanoplasty, Endoscopic Sinus surgeries, Rhinoplasty (open and cloded), Microlaryngeal surgeries and Cancer surgeries like Laryngectomy, Oesophagectomy and Gastric pull up, Maxillectomy, Radical neck dissection.

Audiology Services
Pure Tone Audiogram, Tympanogram, BERA
Diagnostic OAE
VEMP
Universal screening of newborn with Otoacoustic Emission
VAGMI software for Speech Therapy
Hearing Aid fitting
Full fledged temporal bone lab
Operating microscopes, Zeiss microscope and Leica microscope

PG Teaching Programme has been started in August 2013, with an intake of 2 PG Students per year.

Faculty Details

NameDesignationPG Qualification
and Year
Post PG
Teaching Experience
Date of Birth 
Dr. A R VinayakumarProfessor and HODMS ENT 199422 years15-05-1953Profile
Dr. Andrews C JosephProfessorMS ENT 200115 years17-07-1969Profile
Dr. Arjun G MenonAssociate ProfessorMS ENT 20106 years 3 months25-08-1980Profile
Dr. Nevil VargheseAssistant ProfessorMS ENT 20124 years30-12-1983Profile
Dr. Sumam P VazhappillySenior ResidentMS ENT 20113 years 6 months18-10-1981
Dr. Aneena ChackoSenior Resident MS ENT 201815.11.1986
Dr. Sherin ThomasJunior ResidentMBBS
Dr. Prabha Mary OommenJunior ResidentMBBS
Dr. Amritha Susan KurianJunior ResidentMBBS
Dr. Nisha MJunior ResidentMBBS
Dr. Anoop V KuruvillaJunior ResidentMBBS
Dr. Joylsna NelsonJunior ResidentMBBS

Dr. A R Vinayakumar

Qualifications

MBBS from Trivandrum Medical College in 1979
Diploma in Laryngology & Otology from Trivandrum Medical College in 1983
MS ENT from Kottayam Medical College in 1994

Experience

• 1984 to 1985 : Provisional tutor in ENT - Medical College, Thrissur
• 1988 to 1992 : Lecturer in ENT - Medical College, Alappuzha
• 1992 to 1997 : Lecturer in ENT - Medical College, Kottayam
• 1997 to 2004 : Asst. Professor in ENT - Medical College, Thrissur
• 2004 to 2008 : Associate Professor in ENT - Medical College, Thrissur
• 2008 to Present : Professor of ENT - Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur

Other Positions held:

Chairman of the Board of Studies of the Faculty of Medicine of Calicut University from 2006 - 2009

Achievement:

Best Teacher Gold Medal from Government Medical College Thrissur in 2003.

Memberships:

Life Member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Life Member of Association of Otolaryngologists of India

Dr. Andrews C Joseph

MS ENT from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal in 2001

MBBS from Govt. Medical College, Thrissur in 1994

Previous positions held:

  • Senior Resident in ENT, Govt. Medical College, Thrissur - 1 year 6 months
  • Assistant Professor of ENT, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur from 2005
  • Associate Professor of ENT, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur since June 2010

Memberships:

  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)
  • Life Member, Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI)

Dr. Arjun G Menon

MS ENT from Bharati Vidhyappeth Medical College, Pune in 2010
MBBS from Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore in 2005

Positions held:

Senior Resident, Dept. of ENT, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences - 2010 to 2011
Asst. Professor of ENT - Amala Institute of Medical Sciences - Since 2011

Achievements:

2nd Prize in Poster Presentation on Colloaural Fistula in Research Conference conducted by Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune

Memberships:

Life Member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Member, Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI)

Dr. Annie Johnny

MS ENT from Madras Medical College, Chennai in 2007
DNB Otorhinolaryngology from NBE in 2012
MBBS from Govt. Medical College, Thrissur in 2002

Positions held:

Senior Resident, Dept. of ENT, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences - 2009 to 2011
Asst. Professor of ENT, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences - Since 2012

Memberships:

Life Member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Member, Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI)

Dr. Nevil Varghese

MS ENT from Govt. Medical College, Kozhikode in 2012
Diploma in Laryngology & Otology from Govt. Medical College, Kozhikode in 2011
MBBS from Amrita School of Medicine, Cochin in 2008

Positions held:

Senior Resident, Dept. of ENT, Govt. Medical College, Thrissur - 2012 to 2013
Asst. Professor of ENT - Amala Institute of Medical Sciences - Since 2013

Achievements:

South Zone Quiz 2010 - Winner
KENCON Quiz 2010 - IInd
South Zone & KENCON Quiz 2013 - IIIrd

Memberships:

Life Member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Member, Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI)

Dr. Sridevi K

MBBS from Govt. Medical College, Thrissur in 2005

MS ENT from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi in 2010

DNB Otorhinolaryngology (Secondary) from NBE in 2012

Previous positions held:

  • Senior Resident, Dept. of ENT, Govt. Medical College, Thrissur (2011-2012)
  • Senior Resident, Dept. of Neurootology, SGPGI, Lucknow (2013)
  • Asst. Professor of ENT - Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur (2013 - Till date)

Achievements:

  • All India Quiz Winner - 2010
  • Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI) Malabar Chapter Quiz Winner - 2012

Memberships:

  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association(IMA)
  • Member, Association of Otolaryngologists of India (AOI)

Dr. Sumam P Vazhappilly

MBBS from Govt. Medical College, Thrissur in 2005.

DLO from Govt. Medical College, Calicut in 2010.

MS ENT from Govt. Medical College, Calicut in 2011.

Senior Residency from Govt. Medical College, Calicut.

AOI Kerala State, KENTCON - 2011 Quiz - Runner up.

Achievements:

  • AOI Kerala State, KENTCON - 2011 Quiz - Runner up.
  • AOI South zone 2011 – Quiz – Gold Medal.
  • DLO Kerala State - Best Outgoing student 2010.
  • AOI KENTCON – 2011 – Best Thesis, Kerala State.

Membership:

  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Publications

  1. Sreejaraj V, Sumam PZ, Nevil V, Sridevi K, Vinayakumar AR. Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori colonization in tonsillar tissue in cases of chronic tonsillitis: a prospective study. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018;4:738-741
  2. Pooja P, Sridevi K, Thomas AM,  Vinayakumar AR, Arun P. changes in the hearing threshold using high frequency audiometry in medical personnel exposed to ionizing radiation. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Surg.2018;4:1411-1416
  3. Muraleedharan N, Sridevi K, Vinayakumar AR. Rare but deadly Angiosarcoma. Kerala J ENT Head Neck Surgery.2017;15:19-22
  4. Kurian AS, Joseph AC, Vinayakumar AR. Seromucinous Hamartoma. Kerala J ENT Head Neck Surgery.2017;15:14-16

CME / Workshop / Quiz

Name of CME Theme/Subject Date of Conduct Credit Hours
TUNE-IN Hearing loss and cochlear implant 31/01/2016 2 hours
       

Award / Prizes

Name of Receiver Type of Award Award Provider Year      

Title of research paper, if applicable

Dr. Maria Plazid 1st prize for poster presentation KENTCON (Kerala ENT conference) 2017  
Dr. Maria Plazid, Dr. Sreeja Raj V  3rd prize for Quiz CME &ENT PG Quiz, KMC, Manipal 2017

 

Dr. Amritha Susan Kurian 1st prize for poster presentation KENTCON (Kerala ENT conference) 2018 Seromucinous Hamartoma- a predator or an innocent decoy?

Clinical Materials

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