Dr. Kuruvilla Thomas Psychiatrist in Kochi

Dr. Kuruvilla Thomas

Psychiatrist, Kochi


  • 2 Hospitals


  • Chair Person of Committee on Law – Indian Association of Private Psychiatry
  • Convenor and Forensic Psychiatry Specialty section of Indian Psychiatric Society
  • Dr. Kuruvilla Thomas is a Consultant at Kusumagiri Mental Health Centre, Lisie Hospital, Kochi


  • Psychiatry



  • MBBS from Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, Andhra University
  • DPM from (Diploma in Psychological Medicine) from B.J Medical College Ahmedabad, Gujarat University
  • MD (Psychiatry) from B.J Medical College Ahmedabad, Gujarat University
  • “Certification in Psychiatric Practice”-IAPP Mid term CME ,Daman, April 30th 2006

Practice Information

Kusumagiri Mental Health Centre, Kochi

Kusumagiri Mental Health Centre, Kochi

The Administrator KMHC, Kusumagiri P.O, Kakkanad, Kochi, Kerala - 682030

Lisie Hospital, Kochi

Lisie Hospital, Kochi

P.B.NO.3053, Ernakulam, Kochi, Kerala - 682018

Achievements & Contributions

  • Dopaminergic and Serotonergic functional regulation of Aldehyde Dehydrogenase in Alcoholism at the Molecular level- Centre for Neurosciences, Dept. of Biotechnology, Cochin University - by ICMR, Delhi
  • “Stem Cell Therapy in Parkinson’s disease: Dopaminergic Receptor Subtypes Functional Regulation by Norepinephrine, Serotonin, Acetycholine and GABA - Centre for Neurosciences, Dept. of Biotechnology, Cochin University - by ICMR, Delhi
  • "Down regulation of 2 Adrenergic Receptors in the cerebral Cortex of Alcoholic rats".IMSACON-2003. International Medical Sciences Academy-Annual conference at Kochi-26th to 28th September 2003
  • .”Psychiatry at cross roads” Annual conference of Indian Association of Private Psychiatry—Cochin in November 2002
  • “Justification for a new Mental Act vis-à-vis amendments”- Annual conference of Indian Psychiatric Society Mysore in 2004
  • “Mood Stabilizers used in mutual combination-favourable and unfavourable interactions”- IAPP National CME at Lonavala in May 1st &2nd 2004
  • “Psychiatrist in the Court”-National Seminar on Quality of Mental Health care and legal issues, Hyderabad in December 11th 2005
  • “Need for modernizing legal provisions on Criminal and Civil responsibility of mentally ill persons in developing countries”–World Psychiatric Association International conference at Lahore, Pakistan in 15th February 2007
  • “BDNF and Depression”-CME, Ernakulam Psychiatric Society in June 20th 2008
  • “The influence of legislation in Private Psychiatric Practice” IPS National Midterm CME, Chennai in August 16th 2008
  • Brown Sugar addiction-Kerala Medical Journal in September 1988,Volume 29, No: 6, Page 221-222 
  • Craniopharyngoma presenting as Depression Little Flower Research Bulletin in July 1990,Volume No:1 Page 29-34 
  • Lithium Toxicity -A risk Factor for Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome- Journal of Association of Physicians of India in 1991 Volume 39 No: 7 Page 572-573 
  • Confidentiality in Psychiatric Practice—Kerala Journal of Psychiatry in September 2006, vol 21, No.2 Page 34--36 
  • Clozapine-induced Cardiac failure—Indian Journal of Psychiatry in April-June 2006, Vol 48, No.2, Page 128-129
  • "Amendments to Mental Health Act 1987 ",Seminar on Mental Health Legislation at Delhi sponsored by W.H.O -May 9th and 10th 1999
  • Emotions and the Brain: Brain Awareness week-Public Lecture at Cochin University on March 13th 2000
  • Life Fellow, Indian Psychiatric Society
  • Life Member, Indian Psychiatric Society Kerala State Branch
  • Life Fellow, Indian Psy chiatric Socitey southeren Zonal Branch
  • Life member, Society for Biotechnologists, India
  • Member, Indian Medical Association
  • Member of Indian Society of Gastroenterology Kerala

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