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Amala Institute of Medical Sciences

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


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

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