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CARDIOLOGY

The Cardiac Department of St. Mary’s Hospital is the prestigious and the foremost of the kind in the district. Our pioneering work for the prevention and treatment of cardiac diseases has led to the achievement of better outcomes and improved quality of life of cardiac patients who visit us each year with complex heart problems.

The department has 24 hour Emergency Service to provide immediate Coronary Angiogram and Angioplasties for patients appearing with heart attacks. The dedicated facilities in the hospital for Non interventional and Interventional Cardiology offers comprehensive cardiac care management for heart ailments with a preventive and educative approach. The department has a fully equipped 15 bedded Cardiac ICU to handle cardiac emergencies, an advanced cardiac imaging section and an Invasive Diagnostic and Interventional division.

1. Senior Consultant/ H.O.D. of Cardiology
Dr. Mathew Abraham M.B.B.S, M.D., D.M. (Cardio)

A doctor with extreme compassion and care for patients having 30 years’ service winning the hearts of every patient he treats. Dr. Mathew Abraham previously served at Railway Hospital, Perambur, Madras and Little Flower Hospital Angamaly and is the Head of the St. Mary’s Hospital Department of Cardiology from 1999 onwards.
Dr. Mathew is available at the Outpatient Department on all days except Sundays from 09.30 am to 01.30 pm & 03.30 pm to 06.30 pm

2. Consultant/ Senior Interventional Cardiologist
Dr. Jain T Kallarakkal M.D (Med), FRCP (Glasgow), D.M.

Consultant and Senior Interventional Cardiologist, has 8 years of experience in Interventional Cardiology from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Kochi, MOSC Medical College Kolenchery and Lakshmi Hospital Palakkad.
Dr. Jain is available at the Outpatient Department on all Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 10.00 am to 01.00 pm & 04.00 pm to 06.00 pm

3. Consultant/ Senior Interventional Cardiologist
Dr. Tony Thomas M.B.B.S., M.D.(Med), D.M.(Cardio), F.S.C.A.I

Consultant and Senior Interventional Cardiologist, has more than 10 years of experience as Interventional Cardiologist and was previously employed in Lisie Heart Institute Kochi, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Science & Research Bangalore, before he joined our cardiac team.
Dr. Tony is available at the Outpatient Department on all Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays from 10.00 am to 01.00 pm & 04.00 pm - 6.00 pm

Clinical Cardiologist
Dr. Nidhin Parrit, MBBS, PGDCC (Clinical Cardiologist)

Dr. Nidhin Parrit is the Clinical Cardiologist of the St .Mary’s Hospital. He has 9 years of experience. His previous service centres were MOSC Medical College Kolenchery and Lisie Hospital Heart Institute Kochi.

The hospital also has state of art facilities like Siemens Flat Panel Cardiac Cath lab (Version 21) with facilities for Digital Subtraction Angiography (DSA). The facilities for the following procedures are available:

  • => Well-equipped CCU with facilities for Monitoring
    • => Coronary Angiography
    • => Peripheral Angiography
    • => Digital Subtraction Angiography
    • => 24 hour Primary Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
    • => Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty & Stenting
    • => Coronary Angiograms and Interventions via radial route
    • => Peripheral Angioplasty & Stenting
    • => Balloon Valvotomy
  • => Permanent Pacemaker Implantation & Temporary Pacing
    • => Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump
  • => Ventilation
  • => Defibrillator
  • => Computerized Tread Mill Testing
  • => Colour Doppler Echo Cardiography
  • => 24 Hours Holter Monitoring
  • => Ambulatory B.P. Monitoring
  • => External Loop Recording

The Cardiac Department of St. Mary’s Hospital is the prestigious and the foremost of the kind, in the district. Four eminent devoted Cardiologists form the Cardiac team of St. Mary’s Hospital, provide efficient care round the clock. The department has 24 hour Emergency Service to provide immediate Coronary Angiogram and Angioplasties for patients appearing with heart attacks. The dedicated facilities in the hospital for Non interventional and Interventional Cardiology offers comprehensive cardiac care management for heart ailments with a preventive and educative approach. State-of-the-art, in terms of clinical support and diagnostic and treatment facilities are offered through the Outpatient and Inpatient divisions. The department has a fully equipped 13 bedded Cardiac ICU to handle cardiac emergencies, an advanced cardiac imaging section and an Invasive Diagnostic and Interventional division. The Department has been able to perform more than 1600 successful Angioplasties during the last 3 years of Interventional Cardiology.

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Interventional cardiology

Interventional Cardiology constitutes advanced training in cardiovascular disease and catheter- based management of heart disease. A large number of procedures can be performed on heart by catheterization. The Department has been able to perform more than 1600 successful Angioplasties during the last 3 years of Interventional Cardiology.

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Orthopaedics

Centre of Excellence in Orthopaedics at St. Mary’s Hospital, Thodupuzha has the expertise in providing specialized care of highest quality.
We offer comprehensive solutions to all orthopaedic and musculoskeletal disorders. The clinical units for Bones, Joints, Muscles and Tendons are conveniently located at one place and each unit is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to ensure that patients get the most appropriate care conforming to their individual conditions.
The team of experienced doctors is adept in multidisciplinary consultations and the committed nurses provide end-to-end holistic care backed by their loving and personalized approach.

AVAILABLE PROCEDURES

The Orthopaedic Centre of Excellence at St. Mary’s Hospital has the following sub-specialities.

  • • 24 X 7 Trauma Care.
  • • Knee Replacement
  • • Hip Replacement
  • • Arthroscopy & Procedures
  • • Sports Injuries & Ligament Reconstruction
  • • Shoulder & Elbow Replacement
  • • Spine Surgery
  • • Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • • Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery
  • • Paediatric Orthopaedics
  • • Trauma
  • • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

FACILITIES

The Orthopaedics Centre of Excellence is a contemporary well equipped department with the following facilities:

  • • Dedicated Outpatient Clinic
  • • Diagnostics & Imaging with multislice CT & MRI
  • • Specialised Orthopaedic Operation Theaters
  • • Specialised Cast Rooms & Treatment Areas
  • • Rehabilitation Centre
  • • Orthotics & Prosthetics Centre
  • • ICU & Critical Care
  • • Neurology & Neurosurgery Department
  • • General Surgery
  • • ENT Department

JOINT REPLACEMENT

We do the latest joint replacement surgeries for the Hip, Knee, Shoulder and Elbow for a variety of conditions including Arthritis. Our success rates for Revision Joint Arthroplasty procedures are at par with the best centres around the world.

SPINE SURGERY

Our Spine Centre offers state-of-the-art Spine Surgery for all kinds of ailments related to the Spine including the latest minimally-invasive-motion preserving surgeries, Scoliosis and Kyphosis correction.

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
DR .O.T GEORGE D Ortho.MS Ortho

Dr. O.T. George is a Senior Consultant, He is a well known specialist in all things related to Orthopedic conditions. An Orthopaedic Surgeon with more than 25 years of experience, He is an expert in advanced arthroscopic management.
(OP Time: All Monday, Wednesday and Saturday )
He is famous for following treatments:

  • • Knee replacement
  • • Hip Replacement
  • • Arthroscopy & Procedures
  • • Sports Injuries & Ligament reconstruction
  • • Shoulder Replacement
  • • Spine Surgery
  • • Foot & Ankle surgery
  • • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • • Trauma
  • • Orthopedic rehabilitation

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
DR .Tils P Mathew D Ortho.MS Ortho

An Orthopaedic Surgeon with more than 10 years of experience, He is an expert in advanced arthroscopic management.
(OP Time: All Monday to Saturday )

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
DR .Santhosh Joseph Mathew D Ortho

An Orthopaedic Surgeon with more than 10 years of experience, (OP Time: All Monday to Saturday )

Department of Orthopaedics focuses on Orthopaedic general surgeries, Joint replacement surgeries, Accident & Traumatology, Spine Surgery, Sports Injuries and Foot & Ankle Clinic. Surgeries are done for bones, joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Changes to these parts of the body may be congenital or can occur as a result of a disorder. Traumatology deals specifically with accident-related injuries to the musculoskeletal system. St. Marys Healthcare has a dedicated Ortho ICU having 6 beds and which has the latest monitoring facilities. The Emergency unit has a receiving area, minor operation theatre and emergency room with monitoring facilities for poly-trauma patients. The unit has a tertiary level trauma Center with all-critical care facilities.

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Gastroenterology

The Gastroenterology department is the first independent unit of its kind in the region providing comprehensive medical care for various disorders of the gastrointestinal system which covers the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, pancreas, liver and biliary system. The department provides specialized treatment for all GI problems like GI tumours and cancers, GI motility diseases, Peptic ulcer and Reflux diseases, GI bleeding, mal absorption and digestive problems, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) such as Crohns disease and Ulcerative Colitis, liver diseases like hepatitis, tumours and cirrhosis, gallbladder and biliary problems – stones and tumours, pancreatic diseases – Cancers and pancreatitis as well as Obesity.

The department is equipped with latest video endoscopes and other devices for the accurate diagnosis and providing expert treatment for patients. Large number of references from other hospitals are received and properly managed by the department. Also there are a large number of inter departmental references daily. The department has 24 hours Emergency Service to provide immediate management of acute gastrointestinal bleeding, liver diseases and other emergencies.

Consultant Gastroenterologist
Dr. Joshy Joseph M.B.B.S., MD, MRCP (UK)

A doctor with 30 years of professional experience in Gastroenterology both national and international health care centres, before he joined St. Mary’s healthcare centre. These unique experiences are helping us to deliver the best quality services to our patients, in the field of Gastroenterology. Beside, his interest in patient education and patient motivation has given us a holistic approach towards alcohol induced Cirrhosis liver and related problems. He has 30 years’ experience in the field.
Dr. Joshy Joseph is available at Outpatient Department on all Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 09.00 am to 01.00 pm, 04.30 pm to 05.30 pm Saturday: 09.00 am to 01.00 pm Tuesdays and Fridays are mainly Endoscopic procedure days

The department has the following facilities:
  • • 24 Hours Emergency services
  • • Well-equipped Intensive Care Unit
  • • Video Endoscopy
  • • Video Colonoscopy
  • • Ultrasound scanning
  • • Endoscopic biopsy
  • • Colonoscopic biopsy
  • • Liver biopsy
  • • Sclerotherapy
  • • Adrenalin Therapy
  • • Endoscopic Variceal Legation
  • • Hemorrhoid banding
  • • Polypectomy
  • • Endoscopic stricture dilatation
  • • Colonic stricture dilatation
  • • Oesophageal Dilatation & Stenting
  • • Endoscopic Foreign Body Removal
  • • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy(PEG)

The Gastroenterology department is the first independent unit of its kind in the region providing comprehensive medical care for various disorders of the gastrointestinal system which covers the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, pancreas, liver and biliary system. The department provides specialized treatment for all GI problems like GI tumours and cancers, GI motility diseases, Peptic ulcer and Reflux diseases, GI bleeding, mal absorption and digestive problems, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) such as Crohns disease and Ulcerative Colitis, liver diseases like hepatitis, tumours and cirrhosis, gallbladder and biliary problems – stones and tumours, pancreatic diseases – Cancers and pancreatitis as well as Obesity. Multidisciplinary in approach, the department works closely with other specialties like Oncology, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Cardiology, General Medicine and Paediatrics to render holistic, evidence-based treatment to patients.
The department is equipped with latest video endoscopes and other devices for the accurate diagnosis and providing expert treatment for patients. Large number of references from other hospitals are received and properly managed by the department. Also there are a large number of inter departmental references daily.
The department has 24 hours Emergency Service to provide immediate management of acute gastrointestinal bleeding, liver diseases and other emergencies. State-of-the-art in terms of clinical support and facilities offered, the hospital has an Outpatient and an Inpatient division and a fully equipped ICU with well experienced staff nurses.

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Neurology

The Department of Neurology, St. Mary’s Hospital is one of the largest and most comprehensive neurological practices in the district of Idukki. ST. Mary’s Hospital cares for the whole individual, using a team approach to address all aspects of neurological problems and their effects on the patient and family. Cerebrovascular disorders, critical care neurology, epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders, multiple sclerosis, movement disorders, autonomic disorders, myasthenia gravis, neuro-oncology, sleep, neuro-ophthalmology, and memory and aging disorders are the areas of expertise in clinical department.

1. Consultant Neurologist
DR AMIT KUMAR S MD., DM(Neurology)

A senior neurologist with many years experience and profound knowledge in all aspects of neurology.

Dr. Amit Kumar S is available at outpatient department on all days except Sundays 08.00 am to 1.30 pm, 4.00 pm to 6.30 pm

2. Consultant Neurologist
DR .SR .DEEPA P JOHN MD., DM(Neurology)

A senior neurologist with many years experience and profound knowledge in all aspects of neurology.
Dr. Sr Deepa is available at Outpatient department on all Thursday

The department has the following facilities:

  • • Well-equipped Neuro ICU
  • • Computerized 24 Hours Neuro Lab
  • • Video EEG (Electroencephalography)
  • • EMG (Electromyography)
  • • Nerve Conduction Study
  • • Cerebral Digital Subtraction Angiography
  • • Stroke unit
  • • Epilepsy Clinic
  • • Headache Clinic
  • • Neuro Rehabilitation Unit
  • • Parkinson’s Disease Clinic
  • • Physiotherapy unit

The Department of Neurology, St. Mary’s Hospital is one of the largest and most comprehensive neurological practices in the district of Idukki. Diseases of the brain and nerves can rob us of independence, strength, sensation, speech, movement or memory. Our goal is to care for the whole individual, using a team approach to address all aspects of neurological problems and their effects on the patient and family. Clinical areas of expertise include cerebrovascular disorders, critical care neurology, epilepsy, neuromuscular disorders, multiple sclerosis, movement disorders, autonomic disorders, myasthenia gravis, neuro-oncology, sleep, neuro-ophthalmology, and memory and aging disorders.
Our young, yet anchored department of Neurology is headed by Dr. Amith Kumar. S, MD (Med), DM (Neurology). He was trained in his area of his expertise by the leading neurologists at the pioneer and the best Neurological centre in our country – Post Graduate institute of Medical education and Research (P.G.I.M.E.R), Chandigarh. The lessons of neurology in the right mix with compassion and empathy sets him apart in-patient care. His moto of “the first and the last patient getting the same care and attention” has resulted in a long list of smiling and content people whom he has treated.
Our dedicated multidisciplinary clinical staff and clinical faculty provide acute and ongoing care in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The department caters to Out patients daily except on Sundays. The OPD timings are from 09.00 AM in the morning to 5.00 PM in the evening.

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Neuro Surgery

Neurosurgery is the speciality concerned with prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment & rehabilitation of disorder which affect any portion of the nervous system including brain, spinal cord, peripheral nervous & extra cranial cerebrovascular system. The Department of Neurosurgery in St. Mary’s Hospital provides round the clock support & is fully equipped to surgeries for a wide range of illness. Neurological diseases such as brain injury or diseases, head injury, spinal injury, brain tumors, spinal tumors, brain hemorrhage, hydrocephalus, nerve injuries, tumors, disc prolapse or herniation, spinal dislocation are treated our neurosurgeons.

Consultant Neurosurgeon
DR ARUN BABU JOSEP MBBS,MS,Mch(Neurosurgery)

senior neurologist with 8 years experience in different levels.Foremer Neurosurgeon at Govt.Medical college Kottayam. His area of interest is Microneurosurgery – Spinal & Cranial,Spine Surgery – Tumours & all instrumented fusion,Paediatric Neurosurgery and Trauma – Cranial & Spinal
Dr. Arun Babu Joseph S is available at outpatient department on all days except Sundays 08.00 am to 1.30 pm, 4.00 pm to 6.30 pm
Neurosurgery is the speciality concerned with prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment & rehabilitation of disorder which affect any portion of the nervous system including brain, spinal cord, peripheral nervous & extracranial cerebrovascular system.
The Department of Neurosurgery in St. Mary’s Hospital provides round the clock support & is fully equipped to surgeries for a wide range of illness.

  • => Congenital disorder of brain & spinal cord.
  • => Tumour of brain & spinal cord.
  • => Vascular disorder of CNS.
  • => Degenerative disc disorders like disc prolapse.
  • => Traumatic injury to brain & spinal cord.
Surgeries Available:-
  • => Surgeries for traumatic head injury.
  • => Burrhole evacuation of Chronic SDH.
  • => Microneurosurgery for Brain & Spine tumours & Vascular disorders.
  • => Surgery for Spinal Disorders – Spine Trauma, Laminectomy & Microdiscectomy, Transpedicular Screw Fixation, Cervical – Anterior cervical discectomy, Corpectomy, Lateral Mass Fixation.
  • => VP shunt procedures etc. for Hydrocephalus.
  • => Cranioplasty etc.

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General Surgery

Major, complicated, critical and referred surgical patients are provided the best of qualified personnel and all the modern equipment by our General Surgery Department, which makes it one of the best in the district. Minimal access surgical procedures both basics as well as advanced are regularly performed by our department. Procedures being routinely done here include laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic appendectomy, laparoscopic adhesiolysis, diagnostic laparoscopy as well as advanced procedures like laparoscopic hernia repair and laparoscopic hemicolectomy.

Extremely good results for all major gastrointestinal surgical work at very affordable and friendly rates are the prime highlights of the Surgery Department. Patients suffering from malignancy are given excellent surgery care from the Surgery department .All the units are performing curative palliative surgeries. Patients of head and neck malignancy, breast, GI & other general surgical malignancies are treated with utmost care. We work together with excellent Oncology Departments.

Consultant General &Laparoscopic Surgeon
Dr. SOMARAJAN MBBS.,MS FMAS

A doctor with 14 years of professional experience in general and laproscopic surgery both national and international health care centres, before he joined St. Mary’s healthcare centre. He is a leading laparoscopic surgeon in Kerala. His area of interest is laparoscopic and bariatric surgery. A surgeon par excellence, he has to his credit of doing more than 5000 laparoscopic surgeries.
He has done his MBBS from Govt Medical College, Calicut and MS from Govt T.D medical college, Alapuzha and has a fellowship in minimal access surgery .He also worked Bahrain Defence Force.
Dr. Somarajan is available in Outpatient department from Monday to Friday: 09.00 am to 05.00 pm

2. Consultant General & Laparoscopic Surgeon
Dr. FAHAD AURIFMBBS.,MS.,FMAS.,FIBC.

A doctor with more than 8 years professional experience in general and laproscopic surgery. His experience is unique in catering to dedicated patient care, education and surgical outcomes.
He is well trained to perform all basic and advanced laparoscopic procedures as well as all open procedures in general ,GI, Bariatric and metabolic surgery and cancer surgery.
His experience and dedication is a big bone to our center, in delivering the best possible surgical outcomes and patient care.
Dr. Fahad is available in Outpatient department from Monday to Friday: 09.00 am to 05.00 pm

The General Surgery Department of this tertiary care centre possesses qualified personnel and all the modern equipments required for the major, complicated, critical and referred surgical patient. The State of the art equipments available in this hospital.
Minimal access surgery is a key word in the field of surgery today. Our Department is regularly performing minimal access surgical procedures, both basic as well as advanced. Procedures being routinely done here include laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic appendicectomy, laparoscopic adhesiolysis, diagnostic laparoscopy as well as advanced procedures like laparoscopic hernia repair and laparoscopic hemicolectomy.
The surgery department has been doing all major gastrointestinal surgical work with extremely good results and at very affordable and patient friendly rates.
The Surgery department has been giving excellent surgery care to patients suffering from malignancies. All the units are performing curative palliative surgeries. We attend to patients of head and neck malignancy, breast, GI & Other general surgical malignancies. We work together with excellent Oncology Departments.

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Paediatrics

The department has dedicated facility for comprehensive care and management of health problems in children. In terms of clinical support and medical care, Pediatric treatment areas here are child friendly in design and offer a warm and comfortable ambience for babies and children to regain their normal self-faster. Committed to the cause of providing safe and high quality medical care with compassion, the team of Pediatricians and Pediatric nurses here work, adhering to evidence-based treatment guidelines with a multi-disciplinary approach.

Senior Consultant Paediatrician/ H.O.D. of Paediatrics
Dr. Jacob Abraham M.B.B.S., M.D., DCH (Paediatrics)

A veteran Paediatrician with unparalleled knowledge and more than 28 years of experience in General Paediatrics, Ambulatory Paediatrics, Childhood Asthma, Growth and Nutrition, Developmental Paediatrics, Child Protection, Community Paediatrics, is rated among the top Paediatricians in the region.
Dr. Jacob is available at Outpatient department on all days except Sundays 08.00 am to 1.30 pm, 4.00 pm to 6.30 pm

2. Consultant Pediatrician
Dr. Veena P M.B.B.S., DNB (Paediatrics)

Dr. Veena P formerly worked in ESIC Hospital Udyogamandal, is an expert in providing comprehensive healthcare to children, along with special interest in development paediatrics.
Dr. Veena is available at Outpatient department on all days except Sundays 08.00 am to 1.30 pm, 4.00 pm to 6.30 pm

Facilities:
  • o Vaccination unit
  • o Educational programmes for children and parents

The department has dedicated facility for comprehensive care and management of health problems in children. On par with the best Paediatric Hospitals in the world in terms of clinical support and medical care, Paediatric treatment areas here are child friendly in design and offer a warm, comfortable and soothing ambience for babies and children to recuperate faster. Committed to the cause of providing safe and high quality medical care with compassion, the team of Paediatricians and Paediatric nurses here work, adhering to evidence-based treatment guidelines with a multi-disciplinary approach. The department is managed by two Paediatricians and support staff round the clock and is supervised closely by the Infection Control Department to prevent any possibilities of cross-infection.

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General Medicine

The department of Internal Medicine is an integral part of health care of St. Mary’s which provides comprehensive medical care to patients with emphasis on excellent Doctor-Patient communication. It has two outpatient divisions and inpatient divisions which are managed by well experienced Physicians who render expert care to patients with communicable and non- communicable diseases and holds a major role in the prevention and treatment of communicable diseases. In-patients are provided specialized medical attention to ensure minimal hospital stay and stringent safety measures are observed in the patient care areas to prevent nosocomial infections. The department is supported by the latest diagnostic facilities that include Bio- Chemistry, Hematology, Bio Chemistry, Serology and Microbiology.

1. Consultant Physician/H.O.D. of General Medicine
Dr. Thomas Abraham M.B.B.S.,M.D.(Gen.Med.)

A doctor with 25 years of experience and profound knowledge in all aspects of medicine and medical care. Dr.Thomas heads the entire spectrum of medical services at St. Mary’s healthcare right from identifying the latest technology to ensure quality health care. Beside this, his interest in patient education and patient motivation has given us a holistic approach towards Endocrinological disorders like Diabetes Mellitus and related problems.
Dr. Thomas is available at Outpatient department on all days except Sundays 08.30 am to 1.30 pm, 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm

2. Consultant Physician
Dr. Nived K.S M.B.B.S.,M.D.(Gen.Med.)

Dr. Nived K.S, previously employed 6 years in Lisie Hospital, Kochi and Renai Medicity. These unique experiences contribute to provide best services to our patients, in the field of medicine. The doctor is well known for his diagnosis, treatment and follow up of diabetes, blood pressure, lipid disorders, etc. and also diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases which brings patients of distant regions.
Dr. Nived is available at Outpatient department on all days except Sundays 09.00 am to 1.30 pm, 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm

Facilities:
  • o 24 hours emergency medical care services.
  • o Well-equipped ICU and ventilator care
  • o Diabetic Health checkup
  • o Comprehensive checkup
  • o Diabetic Education programs for patients
  • o Diabetic diet Education programs (weekly)

The department of Internal Medicine is an integral part of health care of St. Mary’s which provides comprehensive medical care to patients with emphasis on excellent Doctor-Patient communication. It has two outpatient divisions and inpatient divisions which are managed by well experienced Physicians who render expert care to patients with communicable and non-communicable diseases and holds a major role in the prevention and treatment of communicable diseases. In-patients are provided specialized medical attention to ensure minimal hospital stay and stringent safety measures are observed in the patient care areas to prevent nosocomial infections. The department is supported by the latest diagnostic facilities that include Bio-Chemistry, Haematology, Bio Chemistry, Serology and Microbiology.

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Pulmonology

The department of pulmonary medicine undertakes the prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of chest/respiratory/thoracic diseases. The department is manned by an experienced Consultant with outpatient and inpatient divisions which are capable of managing acute and chronic respiratory or ventilatory failure, supportive lung diseases, Tuberculosis, Interstitial lung diseases, sleep disorders, pleural diseases, Pulmonary hypertension including pulmonary vascular disease, respiratory allergic disorders.

The department provides special investigation facilities such as Pulmonary Function Tests for reversible airway obstruction and Arterial Blood Gas analysis. Video Bronchoscopy helps in visualizing the respiratory passages down to small divisions and is used to take tissue samples, washings, biopsy etc. from suspected areas of the lungs. Sleep study / polysomnography can be also done in patients with sleep disordered breathing disorders. Assistance for smoking cessation is also provided by this department.

Consultant Pulmonologist
Dr. Sreejith H. M.B.B.S, DNB (Pulmonary Medicine)

Dr. Sreejith H, has formerly employed in ESIC Hospital Udyogamandal and Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi before he joined our team. His umatched skill in diagnosing diseases has contributed much to the health and life of a large number of patients.
Dr. Sreejith.H is available at Outpatient Department from Monday to Friday: 09.00 am to 01.00 pm, 04.00 pm to 06.00 pm Saturday: 09.00 am to 01.00 pm.

The department has the following facilities:
  • => 24 Hour Emergency unit
  • => Well-equipped Intensive care unit
  • => Allergy Tests
  • => Asthma Clinic
  • => COPD Clinic
  • => Sleep study / Polysomnography
  • => Immunotherapy
  • => 6 minutes’ walk Test
  • => Pulmonary Function Test / Spirometry
  • => Interventional Video Bronchoscopy
  • => Diagnostic and Therapeutic pleural procedures
  • => Thoracic Ultrasound and guided interventions
  • => FNAC/ Biopsy

The department of pulmonary medicine undertakes the prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of chest/respiratory/thoracic diseases. The department is manned by an experienced Consultant with outpatient and inpatient divisions which are capable of managing acute and chronic respiratory or ventilatory failure, supportive lung diseases, Tuberculosis, Interstitial lung diseases, sleep disorders, pleural diseases, Pulmonary hypertension including pulmonary vascular disease, respiratory allergic disorders. The department provides special investigation facilities such as Pulmonary Function Tests for reversible airway obstruction and Arterial Blood Gas analysis. Video Bronchoscopy helps in visualizing the respiratory passages down to small divisions and is used to take tissue samples, washings, biopsy etc. from suspected areas of the lungs. Trans bronchial needle aspiration and lung biopsies and trans-thoracic needle aspiration under fluoroscopic/ultrasound guidance can be done when required. Sleep study/polysomnography can be also done in patients with sleep disordered breathing disorders. Assistance for smoking cessation is also provided by this department. Comprehensive Pulmonary rehabilitation is done with the support of Cardiologist, Neurologist, Gastroenterologist, Physician, Physiotherapist, Dietitian, PFT Technician and dedicated trained staff.

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Dermatology & Cosmetology

The Dermatology Department deals with conditions related to skin, hair and nails. The Cosmetic Dermatology Division deals with all cosmetic procedures related to Skin, Hair and Nails.ST. Mary’s Hospital keeps par with the latest developments in the field and is well equipped to perform various dermatological treatments and procedures apart from accurate diagnosis, of even troublesome, acute and chronic skin problems. Whether you want to restore a more youthful look to your skin or remove unwanted hair, blood vessels, vascular birthmarks, we offer the most state-of-the-art treatment options to help you achieve your personal goals.

Consultant Dermatologist/Cosmetologist
Dr. Sabine Joseph M.B.B.S., DDVL (Dermatology)

A doctor with profound knowledge and experience in diagnosing and managing Dermatological diseases.
Dr. Sabine is available at Outpatient department from Monday to Saturday: 09.00 am to 01.00 pm

The department has the following facilities:
  • => Radio Frequency
  • => Electrocautery
  • => Chemical Peeling
  • => Intense pulse light (Laser)
  • => Cryotherapy
  • => Microdermabrasion
  • => Iontophoresis

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Oncology

Uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells, is the prime factor that causes cancer. Cancer is caused by both external factors (e.g. chemicals, radiation, viruses) and internal factors (e.g. hormones, immune conditions, inherited mutations). Carcinogenesis arises or is triggered when casual factors act together or in a sequential manner. Many years may pass between carcinogenic exposure or inheritance of a mutation and detectable cancer. Today, cancer is treated with surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, hormones, and/or immunotherapy .ST. Mary’s Hospital provides world-class, yet cost effective clinical care, always keeping patient’s interests foremost.

Consultant Oncologist
Dr. Sanju Cyriac M.B.B.S., M.D., D.M., D.N.B., ECMO (Oncology)

(OP Time: All Wednesdays: 04.00 pm to 07.00 pm)

Available Facilities:
  • =>Day time Chemotherapy
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Nephrology

Nephrology mainly deals with problems related to the kidneys and Urology focuses on diagnosing and treating disorders of the urinary tract for both men and women. ST. Mary’s Hospital Nephrology Department provide a complete range of consultative, diagnostic and treatment services for patients with kidney diseases. All stages of kidney disease, from earliest detectable changes in kidney function through end-stage kidney disease, kidney stones, and other kidney-related problems treated efficiently and with care. The state of the art facilities include technology for Dialysis (haemodialysis and peritoneal).

Consultant Nephrologist
Dr. Binoy Thomas M.B.B.S., M.D, D.M, (Nephro)

(OP Time: All Tuesdays: 04.00 pm to 07.00 pm) FACILITIES: Dialysis Unit will be opened within December 2015

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Rheumatology

Ligaments of joints, bones and muscles are affected by rheumatic diseases. These muscoskeletal diseases are treated through outpatient consultations and specialty care for patients with chronic rheumatic diseases is provided in our hospital.  St. Mary’s Hospital provides the latest techniques to minimize pain and help the patients recover fast from their orthopaedic related ailments.

Consultant Rheumatologist
Dr. Madan Mohan MD, PG DIP (Rheumatology)

(OP Time: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month: 03.00 pm to 05.00 pm)

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Emergency Department

Senior Casualty Medical Officer
Dr. Joy Paul M.B.B.S., M.D.(Gen.Med.)

Dr. Joy Paul graduated in 1975 from Italy, has worked in Italy, Switzerland and Germany in General Medicine and General Surgery. Back home he has served at Cherupushpam Hospital Pala, Chazhikattu Hospital Thodupuzha and presently as our C.M.O. He has vast experience in General Medicine, General Surgery, Trauma care and Emergency Medicine.

General Facilities
  • => 24 Hours Emergency Care in:
    • o Cardiology
    • o Gastroenterology
    • o Pulmonology
    • o Medicine
    • o Paediatrics
    • o Neurology & Neurosurgery
    • o Orthopaedics
  • => Six Operation theatres
  • => 24 hours Cardiac Cath lab with Primary Angioplasty facility
  • => Well-equipped Cardiac ICU, Multispecialty ICU, Neuro ICU
  • => CSSD Unit
  • => Digital X-Ray
  • => E.C.G.
  • => Ultra Sound Scanning
  • => Ventilator Facility
  • => Laboratory Services:
    • o Haematology
    • o Biochemistry
    • o Microbiology
    • o Urine Analysis
    • o Parasitology
  • => Physiotherapy Unit
  • => Insurance department
  • => Diet Counselling, Diet assessment and specific dietary food through canteen
  • => Health check-up packages

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ENDOCRINOLOGY

It is being increasingly recognised that hormonal imbalance plays a major role in many endocrine disorders as well as life style disorder like diabetes, obesity etc. Hence, St. Mary’s Hospital has set up a full fledged endocrine and diabetes unit, taking patients care to a new dimension. We all know that many of the hormonal tests need to be done without any delay after collecting blood samples. So a fully equipped hormonal lab with the state of the art hormonal assay systems to provide the best result in the shortest possible times has also been set up.

Consultant Department of Endocrinology
Dr .James Antony MD DM(Endo)
Treatments for
  • Thyroid, Parathyroid, Pituitary, Adrenal gland, Obesity, Diabetes and other endocrine gland disorders.
  • OP in every Thursday 4 pm -6 pm
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CLINICAL IMMUNLOGY & RHEUMATOLOGY

The Department of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology at St. Mary’s Hospital provides advanced comprehensive care for autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic disorders and Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders. The mission of the department is to promote the understanding and treatment of immunologic disorders to provide compassionate, state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic care of patients with immunologic diseases. We provide the necessary laboratory support required in the diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory rheumatic condition and Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders. We also have a well-organized Physical therapy and Rehabilitation centre which will provide patients excellent support with their physical, and occupational therapy. Our orthopaedics team helps the patients with arthroscopies and joint replacements as and when required.

DNB (Internal Medicine)
Dr. DANTIS EMMANUEL MD
DM Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology
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ENT

The Division of ENT and Head Neck surgery at St. Mary’s Hospital with special focus on endoscopic (keyhole) and microsurgery.Special services available in this department:-

  • Endoscopic keyhole sinus surgery.
  • Micro ear surgery for deafness.
  • Surgery for snoring.
  • Septoplasty surgery for Chronic Nasal Congestions.
  • Micro laryngeal & video laryngeal surgery for disease of Larynx.
  • Tonsilectomy.
  • Endoscopic DCR for Dacryocystitis.
Cons.ENT specialist
1. Dr.Aiswarya U. MS,DNB(ENT)
  • Best ENT resident MGMMC 2016-2017
  • Gold Medal at AOIKON 2015
  • Gold Medal at MIDTERM ENT CONFERENCE
Expertise in
  • Nasal endoscopies
  • Videolaryngo scopies
  • Vertigo associated disorders
  • Nasal surgeries
  • Septoplasty
  • Nasal fracture reduction
  • FESS
  • Ear surgeries
  • Trympanoplasties
  • Cortical mastoidectomy
  • Modified radical mastodectomy
  • Adenotonsillar resection
  • Micro laryngeal surgeries
  • Oesophagoscopies
Cons.ENT Surgeon
2. DR.SANIL JOSEPH MS(ENT)
  • 20 years of experience in the field of otolaryngology.
  • Done more than 1000 endoscopic sinus surgeries
  • Surgery for chronic sinusitis, nasal polyposis, septo_rhinoplasty
  • Surgery for snoring in children
  • Surgery for vocal cord disorders
  • Surgery for hearing impairment.