General Medicine

Department of Medicine is headed by Dr. S. Gopakumar retired from Government Medical College, Trivandrum, who joined here on 01-06-2009. There are now 2 professors Dr. S. Gopakumar and Dr. R. Mohabnchand retired from AFMC and Army Medical Service. Dr. Kunjamma George is joining as a professor who had worked as professor in Pariyaram Medical College and now working at Kannur Medical College. In addition, Dr. Mathew Thomas retired from Government Medical College Trivandrum is engaged in teaching under graduate students. There are 4 units in Medicine.

Academic Activities

The Department of Medicine is conducting classes for undergraduate students with clinical demonstrations class, lecture class & seminars. We   are planning to start MD (General Medicine) soon.

The students of 2011 batch have secured first 4 ranks in final MBBS exam of July 2011.

House surgeons are posted to all the units and put in regular duties and are given training. They also attend camps conducted by Community Medicine Department.

Clinical /Hospital Work
  • We conduct Daily OP from 8.30 AM to 1:30 PM. In addition, we conduct afternoon OP from 2.30 - 3.30 PM to cater to morning OP patients who come in afternoon with results of various investigations. We also conduct evening OP from 4:00. -6:00 PM by consultants. We have total bed strength of 135 beds.
  • We have a fully equipped MICU with 15 beds which consists of main area, intermediate area for septic cases. MICU is looked after by emergency medicine consultant.
  • We have an efficient casually service to attend to cases throughout 24 hours and is being looked after by casualty medical officer as well as emergency medicine consultant.
CME programmes

We conduct regular CME programmes for interns and junior doctors.Departmental faculty attend CME programmes and Conferences.


B.P Apparatus 34
Ophthalmoscope 7
Lumbar puncture needles(disposable) Adequate
Haemocytometer 4
Light Microscope 2
Haemoglobinometer 4
Centrifuge Machine 2
Urinometer 2
Plural biospy needle(disposable) Adequate
Liver biopsy needle(disposable) Adequate
Kidney Biospy needle(disposable) Adequate
X-ray viewing box 20
Overhead projector 2
Upper GI endoscope 0
Colonoscope 1
Sigmoidoscope 1
Proctoscope 5
Facilities for doing tests for malabsorption Available
Ultra sound machine 1
Fiberoptic bronchoscope 2
Spirometer 1
Bed side cardiac monitors 12
Central Cardiac monitor console 1
Defibrillator 6
Non invasive B.P Apparatus 15
Pulse Oxymeter 12
Equipment for cardiac pacing 1
Ambu bag 12
Laryngoscope 12
ECG Machine 10
Echocardiography machine 1
Tread Mill test machine 1
Haemodialysis machine 6
Peritoneal dialysis catheters Adequate
Arterial blood gas analyser 2
Na/K analyser 2
Equipment for measuring diffusion capacity 0
Mocroprocessor based spectrometer 2
Gamma Cameras -
Glucometer 6
Radiosotope scan laboratory -
Electro Encephalogram (EEG) machine 1
EMC and nerve conduction 1
Fine needle aspiration needle Adequate
Aspiration needle Adequate
Torches 32
Patient examination table 35
Rubber Hammer 40
Reagents for doing Gram’s and Ziehk Neilson staining Adequate
Computer (one for each medical unit) 4
Radiopagers Nil
Endrotracheal tubes Adequate
Emergency lights 8
LCD Projector 1
Multi channel monitor 9
Ventilator 5
Infusion pump 6
Syringe pump 4
Computer 1

On-Going Researches

Sl. No Topic Author
1 Evaluation Chronic of COPD in Rural woman Dr. SK Mathew
2 Study Title the clinical Characteristics , metabolic profile and magnitude of insulin resistance in patients with NAFLD Dr. Unnikrishnan

Paper Presentation

Sl. No Topic Author Remarks
1 A study of Febrile illness with throbocytophenia Dr. SK Mathew APICON 2015
2 New Corrigan’s Sign – A Sign of systemic hypertension Dr S.K Mathew APICON 2014


Sl. No Topic Authors Journal Remarks
1 Study of troponin - televation in critically ill patients - incidence and outcome Dr Sabu Augustine International Journal Of advances in medicine 2017:4( 3 ) 693-700 ICV 2019; ISSN: 2349-3925
2 Comparative study of CURM 65, pneumonia severity index and IDSA/ATS scoring systems in community acquired pneumonia in an Indian teritary care setting Dr Sabu Augustine International Journal Of advances in medicine 2017:4( 4 ) 974-980 ICV 2019; ISSN: 2349-3925
3 Knowledge & attitude regarding covid 19 among health care workers in a teritary setting, Thiruvananthapuram District, South Kerala Dr Shiburaj P S, Dr Baburaj S, Dr Roshan Sabun, Dr Axina Ali International Journal Of Applied Research IJAR 2021; ISSN: 2394-5869
4 Prevalence of Dysnatremia in ICU patients- An observational study Dr Shiburaj P S, Dr Nithin Mahadoon International Journal Of Applied Research IJAR 2021; ISSN: 2279-0853
5 A prospective study on the role of modifiable risk factors in young ischeamic stroke patients Dr Anup N. and Dr. Renjith James International Journal Of Applied Research IJAR 2020; 71-78, ISSN: 2394-5869
6 A study on the clinical profile of acute respiratory distress syndrome in short duration fever Dr Renjith James and Dr. Anup N. International Journal Of Applied Research IJAR 2020; 71-78, ISSN: 2394-5869
7 Prevalence of multiple myeloma and its complication in a tertiary medical medical college at Calicut District, India Dr. Ramani P.N., Dr. Sreeraj V., Dr. Kanniyan Binub International Journal Of Research in Medical Sciences Volume-7, Issue 8, August 2019, pISSN 2320-6071
8 Clinical profile of multiple myeloma in a tertiary medical college Northern Kerala Dr. Ramani P.N., Dr. Sreeraj V., Dr. Kanniyan Binub International Journal Of Medical Paediatrics and Oncology Volume-5, June 2019, pISSN 2581-4699, 2581-4702
9 Eating Disorder –Screening Using Scoff Scale And Its Associated Risk Factors Among Female Medical Students Dr M. Madhumitha , Dr C Manohar International Journal Of Scientific Research Volume-7 , Issue-3 , March-2018 , ISSN No 2277 - 8179
10 Correlation between Anti TPO Ab and FNAC in diagnosis of Hypothyroidism Dr Anna C Das Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences 2015
11 Ondansetron induced Life threatening Hypokalemia Dr. SK Mathew Journal of Associations of Physicians of India 2013
12 A case of Hypokalemic Paralysis Dr Denis Koshy Kerala Rheumatology Journal 2013

Teaching Staff of Department of General Medicine
1 Dr. S. Aswini Kumar Professor and HOD
2 Dr. J. Jacob Justin Professor
3 Dr. Ramani P N Professor
4 Dr. Santhosh Kumar Thangavel Associate Professor
5 Dr. Anish John Padiyara Associate Professor
6 Dr. Anup. N Associate Professor
7 Dr. Renjith James Associate Professor
8 Dr. Manikanda Kumaran. R Assistant Professor
9 Dr. Stefy Joseph Assistant Professor
10 Dr. Maria Alex Babu. J Assistant Professor
11 Dr. Raeez Muhammed Basheer Assistant Professor
12 Dr. J. Leena Jayakar Assistant Professor
13 Dr. Anto George Assistant Professor
14 Dr. Ram Narendar. K. V Assistant Professor
15 Dr. Racker S. V Assistant Professor
16 Dr. Jesna Paul Senior Resident
17 Dr. Anita Jayakumar Senior Resident
18 Dr. Aippuru John Junior Resident
19 Dr. Amrutha Stephen Junior Resident
20 Dr. S. G. Aswin Rojer Junior Resident
21 Dr. Ancy Sajo. K Junior Resident
22 Dr. Lakshmy Padmakumar. S Junior Resident
23 Dr. Anjali John Junior Resident
24 Dr. Pratheep Raj. J. E Junior Resident

Last updated at 10-06-2024

Dr. S. Aswini Kumar

Professor and HOD (MD)

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