Dr.S. Sivasankaran Cardiologist in Thiruvananthapuram

Dr.S. Sivasankaran

Cardiologist, Thiruvananthapuram


  • 1 Hospital


  • Organized the cardiothoracic department at the Moulana Hospital, Perinthalmanna, Malapuram, in 2005, the first open heart surgical facility for the most backward distrit of Malapuram Kerala and installed the first digital cath lab in Kerala


  • Cardiology


  • Pediatric and preventive cardiology



Practice Information

Achievements & Contributions

  • Best Paper Award for the paper of Right ventricular involvement in Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, at the Cardiological Society of India meeting in 1990
  • Best Poster Award for utility of Lateral view chest X-ray in clinical cardiology at the Association of Physicians of India, National Meeting, 1994
  • Namboodiri, Narayanan; Shajeem, Othayoth; Tharakan, Jaganmohan; Sankarkumar, R; Titus, Thomas; Ajitkumar, Valaparambil; Sivasankaran, Sivasubramonian; Krishnamoorthy, Kavassery Mahadevan; Harikrishnan, Hemodynamic performance evaluation of TTK Chitra heart valve prosthesis in the aortic position using Doppler echocardiography., Int J Cardiol, 2010, 141; 102-5, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/191103252
  • Sivasubramonian, Sivasankaran; Bohora, Shomu, Serpigenous calcification in the heart., Pediatr Cardiol, 2009, 30; 557-9, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/192944583
  • Sivasankaran, S, Restrictive cardiomyopathy in India: the story of a vanishing mystery., Heart, 2009, 95; 9-14, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/187827954
  • Bijulal, Sasidharan; Sivasankaran, Sivasubramanian; Sanjay, Ganapathy; Tharakan, Jaganmohan, Membranous septal aneurysm: an unusual cause for right ventricular outflow tract obstruction in a malaligned ventricular septal defect with aortomitral discontinuity (double-outlet right ventricle) associated with visceral heterotaxy., Pediatr Cardiol, 2009, 30; 200-2, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/187045485
  • Bijulal, Sasidharan; Sivasankaran, Sivasubramanian; Ajitkumar, V K, An unusual thrombotic complication during percutaneous closure of atrial septal defect., J Invasive Cardiol, 2009, 21; 83-5, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/191822976
  • Namboodiri, Narayanan; Remash, Krishnan; Tharakan, Jaganmohan A; Shajeem, Othayoth; Nair, Krishnakumar; Titus, Thomas; Ajitkumar, Valaparambil K; Sivasankaran, Sivasubramonian; Krishnamoorthy, Kavasse, Natural history of aortic valve disease following intervention for rheumatic mitral valve disease., J Heart Valve Dis, 2009, 18; 61-7, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/193015547
  • Thomas, S V; Ajaykumar, B; Sindhu, K; Francis, E; Namboodiri, N; Sivasankaran, S; Tharakan, J A; Sarma, P S, Cardiac malformations are increased in infants of mothers with epilepsy., Pediatr Cardiol, 2008, 29; 604-8, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/181886378
  • Namboodiri, Narayanan; Shajeem, Othayoth; Tharakan, Jaganmohan A; Sankarkumar, R; Titus, Thomas; Valaparambil, Ajitkumar; Sivasankaran, Sivasubramonian; Krishnamoorthy, Kavassery Mahadevan; Harikrishn, Doppler echocardiographic assessment of TTK Chitra prosthetic heart valve in the mitral position., Eur J Echocardiogr, 2008, 9; 599-604, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/182964119
  • Unnikrishnan, Madathipat; Siddappa, Shivananda; Anto, Rajesh; Babu, Vivek; Paul, Benny; Kapilamoorthy, Thirur Raman; Sivasankaran, Sivasubramanian; Sandhyamani, Samavedam; Sreedhar, Rupa; Radhakrishna, Experiences with carotid endarterectomy at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute., Ann Indian Acad Neurol, 2008, 11; 170-8, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1989366410
  • Harikrishnan, S; Rajeev, E; Tharakan, Jaganmohan A; Titus, Thomas; Ajit Kumar, V K; Sivasankaran, S; Krishnamoorthy, K M; Nair, Krishnakumar, Efficacy and safety of combination of extended release niacin and atorvastatin in patients with low levels of high density lipoprotein cholesterol., Indian Heart J, 2008, 60; 215-22, http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19240310
  • National Academy of Medical sciences, India.
  • Indian Medical Association.KL.297 LM
  • Cardiological Society of India. 1308
  • Association of Physicians of India. L 2871.
  • Life member of Kerala Chapter of API,K-426, and CSI,421
  • Fellow of the Indian Society of cardiology. L 142
  • Life member pediatric cardiac society of India- L 229.
  • Member Science education panel, Indian Academy of Sciences, Banglore, India

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