Dr. Murali Appukuttan Surgical Gastroenterologist in Kottayam

Dr. Murali Appukuttan

Surgical Gastroenterologist, Kottayam

MS, DNB, MNAMS, FACS, FMAS, FALS, FAIS, MCh (HPB SURGERY- ILBS), FEBS (SURGICAL ONCOLOGY), FEBS (GENERAL SURGERY), FEBS (TRANSLANT SURGERY)

  • 17 Years Experience
  • 2 Hospitals

About

Trained Surgical Hepatologist, Surgical Pancreatologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Oncologist, Minimally access, and Liver transplant / Multi-visceral transplant surgeon. First Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and liver transplant surgeon in south India (Fifth in the country) holding the degree of MCh HPB surgery from the prestigious Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, Newdelhi (Largest liver university in the world). First fully Indian trained Gastro surgeon to get Fellow of European Board of Surgery Degree in Surgical Oncology/ General Surgery and Transplant Surgery.  Presently working at Caritas Hospital, Kottayam.
  • Languages : English, Malayalam, Hindi

Experience

Surgical Oncologist, AIIMS, New Delhi 2008 -  2009

Surgical Gastroenterologist, HPB and Liver Transplant Surgeon, Apollo Hospital, Chennai 2010 -  2010

Surgical Gastroenterologist HPB and liver Transplant Surgeon, ILBS, New Delhi 2010 -  2015

Gastosurgeon, HPB and Liver Transplant Surgeon, Caritas, kottayam 2016 -  Present

Specialities

  • Surgical Gastroenterology

  • Colorectal Surgery (Proctology)

  • Gastroenterology

  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

  • Hepatobiliary Surgery

  • Hepatology

  • Laparoscopic Surgery

  • Liver Hepatology

  • Liver Transplant

  • Liver Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgery

  • Oncology

  • Surgical Oncology (Cancer Surgery)

  • Transplant surgery

  • Trauma Surgery

  • Vascular Surgery

Procedures

  • Abdominal Paracentesis

  • Abdominal Surgery

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage

  • Adrenalectomy

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery

Conditions

  • Abdominal Abscess

  • Abdominal Cancer

  • Abdominal Hernia

  • Abdominal Pain

  • Abscess

Expertise

All Sorts Of Gastro Intestinal Surgeries (Upper Gi- Esophagus/stomach, Hpb Surgery- Liver/gallbladder/pancreas/biliary, Small Intestine, Lower Gi- Colorectum)- Both Open & Laparoscopic/minimallly Invasive, Benign And Malignant Oncosurgeries, Multi Visceral Transplantation Including Liver Transplantation.

Education

MBBS, 2003, Govt Medical College, Kottayam, India

MS, 2008, Govt Medical College, Trivandrum, India

DNB General Surgery, 2012, National Medical Board, New Delhi, India

MCh- Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery (HPB SURGERY), 2015, Institute of Liver and Biliary Science (ILBS), New Delhi, New Delhi, India

MNAMS, 2017, National Board, New Delhi, India

FEBS Surgical Oncology (Fellow Of European Board Of Surgery), 2018, UEMS, European Society Of Surgical Oncology- ESSO

FMAS, 2018, AMASI

FAIS, 2018, Association Surgeons Of India

FACS- (Fellow Of American College Of Surgeons), 2020, American College Of Surgeons

FALS- Fellow Of Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeons, 2018, IAGES

FEBS GENERAL SURGERY, 2019, EUROPEN BOARD OF SURGERY, DUBLIN, IRELAND

FEBS TRANSPLANT SURGERY, 2019, EUROPEN BOARD OF SURGERY, COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

Practice Information

Bharath Hospital, Kottayam

Bharath Hospital, Kottayam

No 222, Near Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, Azad Lane, Kottayam, Kerala - 686001

TUE

02:30 PM - 04:30 PM

St.Thomas Hospital, Kottayam

St.Thomas Hospital, Kottayam

Kurisumood, Changanacherry, Chethipuzha, Kottayam, Kerala - 686104

MON, THU

08:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Achievements & Contributions

  • Best Outgoind Student In General Surgery During Mbbs Final Exam- Jayakumar Memorial Award
  • First South-indian (Fifth Indian) To Hold The Hepato-pancreato-biliary Surgery Mch Degree From The Worlds' Largest Liver University- Ilbs- Institute Of Liver And Biliary Sciences
  • First Keralite To Get The Prestigious Mch Hpb Surgery Degree From The President Of India- Mr Pranab Mukherjee (2016 January)
  • First Fully Indian Trained Gastro Surgeon To Hold The European Board Degree- FEBS - In Surgical Oncology (Sub-speciality- Hpb Surgery & Gastro/ Colorectal Surgery), FEBS General surgery and  FEBS Transplant surgery
  • ESOT- European Society of Organ Transplantation
  • APASL
  • ASI
  • AMASI- Association Of Minimal Access Surgeons Of India
  • IAGES
  • ACS- American College Of Surgeons
  • IMA
  • ICS- INternational College Of Surgeons
  • IASO- INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGISTS
  • KASO- KERALA ASSOCIATION OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY
  • ISLS- INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF LIVER SURGEONS
  • IASG- INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF SURGICAL GASTROENTEROLOGISTS
  • UEMS- EUROPEAN BOARD OF SURGERY
  • LTSI- LIVER TRANSPLANT SOCIETY OF INDIA
  • ILTS- INTERNATIONAL LIVER TRANSPLANT SOCIETY

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