Achievements

Professional

  • Recognition of VPS Lakeshore Pathology Unit by the Indian College of Pathologists (ICP) as a centre for conducting PDCC course in Gastrointestinal & Hepathic Pathology.
  • Bilateral Total Hip Replacement using Ceramic Head with Metal liner for the first time in Asia.
  • Ultramodern Joint replacement division with India's first Digitally Integrated Orthopedic Operation Theatre with guided airflow system.
  • Reputed Oncology centre of Kerala which pioneered Peripheral Stem Cell therapy in adults and children.
  • Advanced endoscopic training is imparted to Gastroenterologists from various parts of India and from foreign countries including USA.
  • Recognition of VPS Lakeshore Gastro Intestinal Surgery Unit as a training centre for FRCS examination by the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
  • First simultaneous Liver & Kidney Transplant in the state in the year 2014.
  • Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy(POEM) for the treatment of Achalasia Cardia done for the first time in the state in the year 2013.
  • Spyglass Cholangioscopy for assessing Biliary Pancreatic Diseases started for the first time in the state in the year 2012.
  • First Liver Dialysis in Kerala in the year 2007.
  • First Living Related Liver Transplant on an overseas patient in Kerala in the year 2006.
  • First Bone Marrow Transplant in Kerala (for a child) in the year 2005.
  • First Living Related Liver Transplant in Kerala in the year 2005.
  • The first Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction using Ultrabutton Technology in India.
  • Urinary tract replaced with appendix in a 3D Laparoscopy Surgery-first of its kind in India and third in the world.

General

  • Best Regional Insurance Service Provider for Star Health and Allied Insurance Co. Ltd in 2013 - 14.