Department Of General Surgery
Pushpagiri Hospital was upgraded to the status of a Medical College Hospital in 2001, and the Department of Surgery started with 2 surgical units. At that time Unit I was headed by Dr. V. G. Appukuttan, Professor of Surgery and Unit II headed by Dr. A. S. Mathew, Professor of Surgery. Later, remarkable increase in the number of faculty was achieved and four full-fledged Surgical Units started functioning. At present, each Unit is designed to have a Unit Chief, one Assistant Professor, two Readers and two junior doctors.
SI Unit is headed : Dr. A. S. Mathew, Professor and HOD.
SII Unit is headed : Dr. Manoj Gopal V, Associate Profesosr of Surgery .
SIII Unit is headed : Dr. Joe Mathew, Associate Professor of Surgery.
SIV Unit is headed : Dr. K. N. Rajan Babu, Associate Professor of Surgery
General Surgery Department has General Wards and Private Rooms for the patients.
The General Ward beds are situated in 3 wards. In addition, there is a 7 bedded Surgical ICU, 9 bedded second ICU and 3 bedded Septic ICU.
There are 8 Operation Theatres which are well equipped. Recently we have developed for post OP patient a fully equipped Recovery Room with Monitors, 7 beds are available.
General investigation facilities available in the Hospital are X-ray, Panoramic Dental, Mammography, Cardio Pulmonary Investigations.
Spiral CT, Ultrasound color Doppler Investigations well equipped Laboratories are available under the Department of Pathology, Biochemistry and Microbiology.
Monday & Friday
Dr. A. S. Mathew Professor & HOD
Dr. O. G. Varghese Associate Professor
Dr. Sachin I. D Assistant Professor
Tuesday & Friday
Dr. Manoj Gopal V Associate Professor & Unit Chief
Dr. P. T. Thomas Professor
Dr. Abraham Mathew Assistant Professor
Wednesday & Saturday
Dr. Joe Mathew Associate Professor & Unit Chief
Dr. Om Prakash Senior Resident
Thursday & Saturday
Dr. K. N. Rajan Babu Associate Professor & Unit Chief
Dr. Sankar Das Assistant Professor
Dr. A. Kishore Kumar Senior Resident
In addition, there are super-specialty units like Paediatric Surgery, Neurosurgery, Urology, Cardiothoracic and Plastic + Reconstructive Vascular Surgery.
We have 24 hrs Trauma + Emergency care here. Sundays are taken care of by each unit in turn.