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Amala Institute of Medical Sciences

Amala Nagar PO, Thrissur, Kerala, INDIA - 680555

OBSTETRICS & GYANAECOLOGY

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. P S RemaniProfessor and HODMS & DGO 1983, DNB 199638 years10-02-1948Profile
Dr. Betsy ThomasProfessorMS 2002, DNB 2002, MRCOG 2006, MICOG 200814 years03-05-1976Profile
Dr. Anoj KattukaranProfessorMS 2001, DGO 1998, DNB 200118 years03-03-1970Profile
Dr. Prameela MenonAssociate ProfessorMS 2007, DGO 20069 years23-05-1978Profile
Dr. Radha BAssistant ProfessorMD OBG 19926 years20-06-1961Profile
Dr. Ammulu SAssistant ProfessorMS 1999, MRCOG 20064years 6 months25-03-1970Profile
Dr. Tony NelsonAssistant ProfessorMD 20122 yearsProfile
Dr. Patel Sara AbdulazizSenior ResidentProfile
Dr. Nasreen AboobackerJunior ResidentProfile
Dr. Roshni CJunior ResidentProfile
Dr. Dhanya R. ShenoyJunior ResidentProfile
Dr. Lakshmi JayarajJunior ResidentProfile
Dr. Mereena GeorgeJunior ResidentProfile
Dr. Elizabeth CyriacJunior ResidentProfile

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

Publications:

1. Thomas B, Paily VP. Maternal deaths in Kerala – Changing trends ? 2014 RCOG.The authors BJOG. An international Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.Page : 87.
2. VP Paily,  K Ambujam, V Rajasekharan Nair, B Thomas. Confidential review of maternal deaths in Kerala: a country case study. BJOG 2014; 121: (Suppl. 4): 61–66.
3.Chandradas D, Thomas B, Jayachandran A. Diagnosing and treating Krukenberg tumor: a gynecologist’s dilemma. Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol. (2015), [cited December 04, 2015]; 4(6): 2069-2071. doi:10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20151319