• Dr. Krishna Kumar K S

    Senior Consultant & Chief

Tab 1

Dr. Krishna Kumar K S MBBS, MS(Gen. Surgery), MCh.(Plastic Surgery)

Senior Consultant & Chief

Dr. Krishna Kumar passed his MBBS & MCh (Plastic Surgery) from Trivandrum Medical College & MS from KMC Mangalore. He then proceeded to UK for further training and passed PLAB & FRCS from both Edinburgh & Glasgow colleges. He completed the 6 years specialist Plastic surgery training obtaining the degree FRCS (Plastic Surgery). He was awarded the CCT and entry into the UK Specialist Register in Plastic Surgery. He completed the Hand & Microsurgery fellowship from the world renowned Christine M Kleinert Institute, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, and then returned back to India

He set up the first modern Plastic surgery unit in Malabar. Within a short span of time developed it into one of the better known units, providing cutting edge service in the entire sub speciality spectrum of Plastic surgery with a case load of 125–150/month, which includes micro vascular surgery and replant, reconstructions utilizing micro vascular and regional flaps to reconstruct head & neck & breast cancers and Limb Sarcomas, upper limb service to ensure near normal functional recovery for major hand injuries. He started health tourism in a big way hosting patients requiring cosmetic and reconstructive procedures.  He also started the burns service utilizing the latest “early excision & grafting” technique through which we were able to save lives of numerous badly burnt patients.

Dr Krishna Kumar has been a training faculty in the National Microsurgery training programme, National Hand Surgery Training Scheme and National flap course and was the President of the Kerala Plastic Surgeons Association.

Dr Krishna Kumar was selected as an Examiner for the MRCS by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh & Glasgow, and has examined in numerous exams in India and abroad. He has been responsible in bringing this exam and the training courses to Kerala (DNB). He has been selected as an associate fellow of the faculty of surgical trainers of RCSEd.

Dr Krishna Kumar is the FIRST Plastic surgeon from India to be invited to lecture in PAKISTAN for their national conference. He has attended two of their national conferences – In Multan & Bahawalpur, and have been an invited International faculty in quite a few countries – Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Oman, Lebanon, Middle East, UK, and USA etc and is a part of the International charity – “Operation Smile” and have conducted free surgeries in various countries. He was instrumental in settling up the upper limb Unit – in Kenyatta National Hospital and has been the faculty since then and an examiner for Plastic Surgery in Nairobi University, Kenya.

He has been awarded numerous awards in the local & international scene – Best paper in the New Zealand national conference, Best paper in the British Aesthetic conference, Best candidate in the British microsurgical training course etc.  His work has been published in major journals round the world and has 10 publications in his name. Dr Krishna Kumar has penned a chapter about Clefts in the “Bailey & Love Companion Guide” .He is a member of the editorial board of two major journals – Pakistan Journal of Plastic Surgery & Journal of Surgical Wound Care & Research.

Qualifications

  • MBBS:University of Kerala - 1988
  • M.S. (Gen. Surgery):University of Mangalore - 1991
  • MCh. (Plastic Surgery):University of Kerala - 1995
  • FRCS Ed (Gen. Surgery):Edinburgh - 1996 (Oct)
  • FRCS Glasg (Gen. Surgery):Glasgow - 1996 (Nov)
  • Diploma in Plastic Surgery:British Association of Plastic Surgeons - 2000 (June)
  • FRCS (Plastic Surgery) - 2001 (Sept)

Work Experiences

  • Cluster HOD and Senior Consultant Plastic Surgery - Aster group of Hospitals, Kerala, India
  • Consultant Plastic & Micro vascular Surgeon - Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut, Kerala, India
  • Fellow in Microsurgery & Hand surgery - Christine M Kleinert Institute, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Specialist Registrar in Plastic Surgery - Northern General Hospital, Sheffield
  • Specialist Registrar in Plastic Surgery - Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
  • Senior SHO in Plastic Surgery - Whiston Hospital, Prescot
  • SHO in Plastic Surgery - St. John’s Hospital, Livingston
  • Observer in Plastic Surgery - Whiston Hospital, Prescot
  • Senior Registrar in Plastic Surgery - Trauma unit, Medical College, Trivandrum
  • Registrar in Plastic Surgery - Medical College, Trivandrum
  • Senior Registrar in Surgical Gastroenterology - Lisie Hospital, Ernakulam
  • Registrar in General Surgery - Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
  • SHO in General Surgery - Medical College, Trivandrum
  • JHO in Medicine / Surgery - Medical College, Trivandrum

Papers Published

  • Traumatic pseudoaneurysm of anterior tibial artery treated by thrombin injection Heart views (Serial online) 2021; 22: 68-70
    Salahuddin S, Janardhanan S, Krishna Kumar K S, Mattummal S.
  • Dynamic smile reanimation in facial nerve palsy J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Apr 30; 46(2): 143–149.Published online 2020 Apr 30
    Krishnakumar Krishnan Santha,1 Subin Joseph,2 Sameer Latheef,2 Saju Narayanan,1 Santhy Mohanachandran Nair,2 Bibilash Babu,1 Anand Sivadasan,2 Srivatsa Manjunath Shet,2 Rajesh Vardhan Pydi,2 Ajit Pati,1 and Srikant Aruna Samantaray2
  • Technical Aspects in Penile Replantation: Our Experience in two Cases (Original Article) Pakistan Journal of Plastic Surgery Vol 6, No 2, July 2018: 13 - 19
    Krishna Kumar KS, Amrita Mandal , AjitPati, Saju Narayanan, Ravi Kumar Karunakaran, Surdas R, Sumit More
  • Surgical Correction of TMJ Bilateral Dislocation with Eminectomy and Capsulorrhaphy as an adjunct: Case Reports (Original Article) J Maxillofac Oral Surg. July – Sep 2018. 17(3): 345 – 349
    Suresh vyloppilli, Benny Joseph, Manoj Kumar KP, Shermil Sayd, Krishna Kumar KS
  • Comparison of the efficacy of Amoxicillin – Clavulanic acid with metronidazole to Azithromycin with Metronidazole after surgical removal of impacted lower third molar to prevent infection J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg 2018 Jun; 44(3) 103 – 106
    Shermil Sayd, Suresh Vyloppilli, Krishna Kumar, Pramod Subhash, Nithin Kumar, Sarfras Raseel
  • Post Operative Alar Base Symmetry in Complete Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate – A prospective study Journal of Plastic Rconstructive & Aesthetic surgery Nov 2017, 70/11: 1614 – 1619.
    Suresh Vyloppilli, KS KrishnaKumar, Shermil Sayd, Latheef Sameer, Saju Narayanan, Ajit Pati
  • Double angled Palatal needle holder: An innovative instrument for cleft surgeries (Original Article) Journal of cleft lip palate and craniofacial anomalies 2017, Vol 4 Issue 3: 192 – 194
    Bibilash BS, Kumar SD, Chittoria RK, Mohapatra DP, Friji MT, Krishnakumar KS
  • Tongue-Lip adhesion in Pierre Robin Sequence J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Feb 2016, Vol 42, No 1: 47 – 50.
    K.S. Krishna Kumar, Suresh Vylopilli, Anand Sivadasan, Ajit Kumar Pati, Saju Narayanan, Santhy Mohanachandran Nair
  • Tongue Flap in Treatment of Oronasal Fistula in Cleft Palate: A Case Series (Original Article) Pakistan Journal of Plastic Surgery March 2015, Vol 4, No 1:01 – 05.
    Dr Krishna Kumar, Dr Suresh Vyloppilli, Dr Santhy Mohanachandran Nair, Dr Ajit Pati, Dr Saju Narayanan, Dr Anand Sivadasan
  • Utility of arteriovenous loops before free tissue transfer for post traumatic leg defects (Original Article) Indian J Plastic Surgery 2015; 48; 1: 38 – 42.
    Dr Sheeja Rajan Thekkayil Mambally; Dr Krishnakumar Krishnan Santha
  • Implant Supported Prosthesis in Cleft palate: A Multidisciplinary Approach (Original Article) Pakistan Journal of Plastic Surgery, July 2015, Vol 4, No 2: 32 – 35
    Suresh Vyloppilli, Benny Joseph, Krishna Kumar, Shermyl Sayd, Santhosh VC, Soumya Gopalan, Naseem Keeranthodika, Sheejith
  • Speech Outcomes in Operated Cleft Lip & Palate Children in South Indian Population – Descriptive Study (Original Article) Pakistan Journal of Plastic Surgery March 2014, Vol 3 No 1: 01 – 10.
    Dr Nithin Kumar, Dr Benny Joseph, Dr Krishna Kumar, Dr Suresh Vyloppilli, Dr Manoj Kumar, Dr Anoop Sreedharan, Dr Auswaf Ahsan
  • Tissue Adhesives and its Sanative Perspective – An Update (Editorial) Pakistan Journal of Plastic Surgery March 2014, Vol 3 No 1: 24 – 32.
    Dr Anoop Sreedharan, Dr Krishna Kumar, Dr Benny Joseph, Dr Suresh Vyloppilli, Dr Manoj Kumar, Dr Nithin Kumar, Dr Anjana
  • Palmar arch reconstruction using dorsal venous arch of foot for revascularization of multiple digits Indian J Plastic Surgery 2014; 47: 120-3
    Krishnakumar KS, Petkar KS, Lateef S, Rasalkar J, Arun TJ, Suresh V
  • A novel technique of monitoring a completely covered free flap Indian J Plastic Surgery 2014; 47: 150-2
    Krishnakumar KS, Petkar KS, Lateef S, Arun TJ, Suresh V
  • Early postoperative complications and duration of hospital stay after primary palatoplasty Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare; Volume 1, Issue 2, April 2014, Page 36-40.
    Sheeja Rajan T.M, Krishnakumar K.S
  • Penile Replantation Indian J Plastic Surgery 2013; 46: 143-6
    Krishnakumar KS, Petkar KS, Lateef S, Vyloppilli S
  • Free Flap Neovascularisation: Myth or Reality? J Reconstr Microsurg: 2004 Jan: 20 (1): 31-4
    Kumar K, Jaffe W, London NJ, Varma SK.
  • Whole Hand Avulsion – Invited Discussion J Reconstr Microsurg, 2003 Feb: 19 (2) 85
    Krishna Kumar, M.D & Tsu-Min Tsai, M.D
  • Microcystic adnexal carcinoma: A series of three cases. J.R. Coll. Surg. Edinb., 43, December 1998, p 412.
    Mr. K.Kumar, Mr. J.C.McGregor & Mr. J.D.Watson.
  • Opsite Spray: It’s use for fixation of meshed skin grafts. Simple and low tech. Burns Vol. 23, No. 7/8, p 601,1997.
    Mr. K.Kumar, Mr. S.J.Ghosh & Mr. P.M.Gilbert
  • Changes in respiratory function after abdominoplasty and incisional hernia repairs. (Thesis for MCh Plastic Surgery) Published by the “University of Kerala” in 1995.
    Mr. K.Kumar
  • Surgical Reconstruction in malignancies of the oral cavity. (Thesis for M.S. Gen Surgery) Published by the “University of Mangalore” in 1991.
    Mr. K.Kumar
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Dr. Krishna Kumar K S

Senior Consultant & Chief

OP Days and Timings
  • Mon 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Tue 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Wed 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Thu 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Fri 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Sat 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
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Dr. Krishna Kumar K S
Senior Consultant & Chief

Dr. Krishna Kumar passed his MBBS & MCh (Plastic Surgery) from Trivandrum Medical College & MS from KMC Mangalore. He then proceeded to UK for further training and passed PLAB & FRCS from both Edinburgh & Glasgow colleges. He completed the 6 years specialist Plastic surgery training obtaining the degree FRCS (Plastic Surgery). He was awarded the CCT and entry into the UK Specialist Register in Plastic Surgery. He completed the Hand & Microsurgery fellowship from the world renowned Christine M Kleinert Institute, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, and then returned back to India

He set up the first modern Plastic surgery unit in Malabar. Within a short span of time developed it into one of the better known units, providing cutting edge service in the entire sub speciality spectrum of Plastic surgery with a case load of 125–150/month, which includes micro vascular surgery and replant, reconstructions utilizing micro vascular and regional flaps to reconstruct head & neck & breast cancers and Limb Sarcomas, upper limb service to ensure near normal functional recovery for major hand injuries. He started health tourism in a big way hosting patients requiring cosmetic and reconstructive procedures.  He also started the burns service utilizing the latest “early excision & grafting” technique through which we were able to save lives of numerous badly burnt patients.

Dr Krishna Kumar has been a training faculty in the National Microsurgery training programme, National Hand Surgery Training Scheme and National flap course and was the President of the Kerala Plastic Surgeons Association.

Dr Krishna Kumar was selected as an Examiner for the MRCS by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh & Glasgow, and has examined in numerous exams in India and abroad. He has been responsible in bringing this exam and the training courses to Kerala (DNB). He has been selected as an associate fellow of the faculty of surgical trainers of RCSEd.

Dr Krishna Kumar is the FIRST Plastic surgeon from India to be invited to lecture in PAKISTAN for their national conference. He has attended two of their national conferences – In Multan & Bahawalpur, and have been an invited International faculty in quite a few countries – Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Oman, Lebanon, Middle East, UK, and USA etc and is a part of the International charity – “Operation Smile” and have conducted free surgeries in various countries. He was instrumental in settling up the upper limb Unit – in Kenyatta National Hospital and has been the faculty since then and an examiner for Plastic Surgery in Nairobi University, Kenya.

He has been awarded numerous awards in the local & international scene – Best paper in the New Zealand national conference, Best paper in the British Aesthetic conference, Best candidate in the British microsurgical training course etc.  His work has been published in major journals round the world and has 10 publications in his name. Dr Krishna Kumar has penned a chapter about Clefts in the “Bailey & Love Companion Guide” .He is a member of the editorial board of two major journals – Pakistan Journal of Plastic Surgery & Journal of Surgical Wound Care & Research.

  • MBBS:University of Kerala - 1988
  • M.S. (Gen. Surgery):University of Mangalore - 1991
  • MCh. (Plastic Surgery):University of Kerala - 1995
  • FRCS Ed (Gen. Surgery):Edinburgh - 1996 (Oct)
  • FRCS Glasg (Gen. Surgery):Glasgow - 1996 (Nov)
  • Diploma in Plastic Surgery:British Association of Plastic Surgeons - 2000 (June)
  • FRCS (Plastic Surgery) - 2001 (Sept)
  • Cluster HOD and Senior Consultant Plastic Surgery - Aster group of Hospitals, Kerala, India
  • Consultant Plastic & Micro vascular Surgeon - Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut, Kerala, India
  • Fellow in Microsurgery & Hand surgery - Christine M Kleinert Institute, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Specialist Registrar in Plastic Surgery - Northern General Hospital, Sheffield
  • Specialist Registrar in Plastic Surgery - Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
  • Senior SHO in Plastic Surgery - Whiston Hospital, Prescot
  • SHO in Plastic Surgery - St. John’s Hospital, Livingston
  • Observer in Plastic Surgery - Whiston Hospital, Prescot
  • Senior Registrar in Plastic Surgery - Trauma unit, Medical College, Trivandrum
  • Registrar in Plastic Surgery - Medical College, Trivandrum
  • Senior Registrar in Surgical Gastroenterology - Lisie Hospital, Ernakulam
  • Registrar in General Surgery - Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
  • SHO in General Surgery - Medical College, Trivandrum
  • JHO in Medicine / Surgery - Medical College, Trivandrum
  • Traumatic pseudoaneurysm of anterior tibial artery treated by thrombin injection Heart views (Serial online) 2021; 22: 68-70
    Salahuddin S, Janardhanan S, Krishna Kumar K S, Mattummal S.
  • Dynamic smile reanimation in facial nerve palsy J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Apr 30; 46(2): 143–149.Published online 2020 Apr 30
    Krishnakumar Krishnan Santha,1 Subin Joseph,2 Sameer Latheef,2 Saju Narayanan,1 Santhy Mohanachandran Nair,2 Bibilash Babu,1 Anand Sivadasan,2 Srivatsa Manjunath Shet,2 Rajesh Vardhan Pydi,2 Ajit Pati,1 and Srikant Aruna Samantaray2
  • Technical Aspects in Penile Replantation: Our Experience in two Cases (Original Article) Pakistan Journal of Plastic Surgery Vol 6, No 2, July 2018: 13 - 19
    Krishna Kumar KS, Amrita Mandal , AjitPati, Saju Narayanan, Ravi Kumar Karunakaran, Surdas R, Sumit More
  • Surgical Correction of TMJ Bilateral Dislocation with Eminectomy and Capsulorrhaphy as an adjunct: Case Reports (Original Article) J Maxillofac Oral Surg. July – Sep 2018. 17(3): 345 – 349
    Suresh vyloppilli, Benny Joseph, Manoj Kumar KP, Shermil Sayd, Krishna Kumar KS
  • Comparison of the efficacy of Amoxicillin – Clavulanic acid with metronidazole to Azithromycin with Metronidazole after surgical removal of impacted lower third molar to prevent infection J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg 2018 Jun; 44(3) 103 – 106
    Shermil Sayd, Suresh Vyloppilli, Krishna Kumar, Pramod Subhash, Nithin Kumar, Sarfras Raseel
  • Post Operative Alar Base Symmetry in Complete Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate – A prospective study Journal of Plastic Rconstructive & Aesthetic surgery Nov 2017, 70/11: 1614 – 1619.
    Suresh Vyloppilli, KS KrishnaKumar, Shermil Sayd, Latheef Sameer, Saju Narayanan, Ajit Pati
  • Double angled Palatal needle holder: An innovative instrument for cleft surgeries (Original Article) Journal of cleft lip palate and craniofacial anomalies 2017, Vol 4 Issue 3: 192 – 194
    Bibilash BS, Kumar SD, Chittoria RK, Mohapatra DP, Friji MT, Krishnakumar KS
  • Tongue-Lip adhesion in Pierre Robin Sequence J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Feb 2016, Vol 42, No 1: 47 – 50.
    K.S. Krishna Kumar, Suresh Vylopilli, Anand Sivadasan, Ajit Kumar Pati, Saju Narayanan, Santhy Mohanachandran Nair
  • Tongue Flap in Treatment of Oronasal Fistula in Cleft Palate: A Case Series (Original Article) Pakistan Journal of Plastic Surgery March 2015, Vol 4, No 1:01 – 05.
    Dr Krishna Kumar, Dr Suresh Vyloppilli, Dr Santhy Mohanachandran Nair, Dr Ajit Pati, Dr Saju Narayanan, Dr Anand Sivadasan
  • Utility of arteriovenous loops before free tissue transfer for post traumatic leg defects (Original Article) Indian J Plastic Surgery 2015; 48; 1: 38 – 42.
    Dr Sheeja Rajan Thekkayil Mambally; Dr Krishnakumar Krishnan Santha
  • Implant Supported Prosthesis in Cleft palate: A Multidisciplinary Approach (Original Article) Pakistan Journal of Plastic Surgery, July 2015, Vol 4, No 2: 32 – 35
    Suresh Vyloppilli, Benny Joseph, Krishna Kumar, Shermyl Sayd, Santhosh VC, Soumya Gopalan, Naseem Keeranthodika, Sheejith
  • Speech Outcomes in Operated Cleft Lip & Palate Children in South Indian Population – Descriptive Study (Original Article) Pakistan Journal of Plastic Surgery March 2014, Vol 3 No 1: 01 – 10.
    Dr Nithin Kumar, Dr Benny Joseph, Dr Krishna Kumar, Dr Suresh Vyloppilli, Dr Manoj Kumar, Dr Anoop Sreedharan, Dr Auswaf Ahsan
  • Tissue Adhesives and its Sanative Perspective – An Update (Editorial) Pakistan Journal of Plastic Surgery March 2014, Vol 3 No 1: 24 – 32.
    Dr Anoop Sreedharan, Dr Krishna Kumar, Dr Benny Joseph, Dr Suresh Vyloppilli, Dr Manoj Kumar, Dr Nithin Kumar, Dr Anjana
  • Palmar arch reconstruction using dorsal venous arch of foot for revascularization of multiple digits Indian J Plastic Surgery 2014; 47: 120-3
    Krishnakumar KS, Petkar KS, Lateef S, Rasalkar J, Arun TJ, Suresh V
  • A novel technique of monitoring a completely covered free flap Indian J Plastic Surgery 2014; 47: 150-2
    Krishnakumar KS, Petkar KS, Lateef S, Arun TJ, Suresh V
  • Early postoperative complications and duration of hospital stay after primary palatoplasty Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare; Volume 1, Issue 2, April 2014, Page 36-40.
    Sheeja Rajan T.M, Krishnakumar K.S
  • Penile Replantation Indian J Plastic Surgery 2013; 46: 143-6
    Krishnakumar KS, Petkar KS, Lateef S, Vyloppilli S
  • Free Flap Neovascularisation: Myth or Reality? J Reconstr Microsurg: 2004 Jan: 20 (1): 31-4
    Kumar K, Jaffe W, London NJ, Varma SK.
  • Whole Hand Avulsion – Invited Discussion J Reconstr Microsurg, 2003 Feb: 19 (2) 85
    Krishna Kumar, M.D & Tsu-Min Tsai, M.D
  • Microcystic adnexal carcinoma: A series of three cases. J.R. Coll. Surg. Edinb., 43, December 1998, p 412.
    Mr. K.Kumar, Mr. J.C.McGregor & Mr. J.D.Watson.
  • Opsite Spray: It’s use for fixation of meshed skin grafts. Simple and low tech. Burns Vol. 23, No. 7/8, p 601,1997.
    Mr. K.Kumar, Mr. S.J.Ghosh & Mr. P.M.Gilbert
  • Changes in respiratory function after abdominoplasty and incisional hernia repairs. (Thesis for MCh Plastic Surgery) Published by the “University of Kerala” in 1995.
    Mr. K.Kumar
  • Surgical Reconstruction in malignancies of the oral cavity. (Thesis for M.S. Gen Surgery) Published by the “University of Mangalore” in 1991.
    Mr. K.Kumar
OP Days and Timings
  • Mon 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Tue 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Wed 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Thu 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Fri 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
  • Sat 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM