• Dr. Suresh S. Pillai

    Sr. Consultant Spine Surgeon

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Dr. Suresh S. Pillai MBBS, D. Ortho, MS (Ortho), DNB (Ortho), MNAMS, Spine Fellow (Chang-Gung University, Taiwan),AO Spine Fellow (Nottingham, UK), M Ch (Ortho)

Sr. Consultant Spine Surgeon

Dr. Suresh S. Pillai is a popular Spine Surgeon of Kerala. His passionate involvement in the nuances of Orthopedic Surgery prompted him to undertake advanced education in the fields of his special interest – Spine Surgery – undergone in India and abroad. His inexhaustible yearning for delving into unexplored areas of knowledge, constantly keeps alive the inquisitive student within him.His dedication and commitment to the job he does has gained him the reputation of being a popular, trustworthy, and competent Spine Surgeon throughout the state of Kerala. He has successfully performed several rare and complicated Surgeries of the Spine. Moreover he has also made a mark with his commendable contribution to the Medical Tourism, by treating a good number of overseas patients coming from the Middle East, Scandinavian, and African countries.Being aware of the significance of the need for collective endeavors, mutual rapport and give-and-take, in dealing with the national and international Medical problems, he is ever alert in making his active presence felt in various Medical Orthopedic Associations, Organisations and gatherings. The thirst for better knowledge in probing into the intricacies of Spine Probing Surgery, and the management of Spine ailments, has persuaded Dr. Suresh to further his quest for fresh insights into these areas by engaging in ardent research work, which is steadily progressing at its own pace. In recognition of his endeavors, he has been invited to take part in many a seminars, conferences and such events, where he has been able to successfully and convincingly present his research papers and deliver lectures.

Dr. Suresh has written books and published various research papers and presentations on human spine. One of his books in English is The Gospel of Spine. Two books, Sandirogangalum Parihara Margangalum and Natellu are written in the local language, Malayalam.

Qualification

  • MBBS – T. D. Medical College, Alappuzha (1993)
  • D- Ortho - Government Medical College, Kottayam (1999)
  • MS (Ortho) - Government Medical college, Kottayam (1999)
  • DNB (Ortho) - National Board of Examinations, New Delhi (2001)
  • MNAMS - Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences (2002)
  • Clinical Fellowship in Spine Surgery, Taiwan (2003)
  • AO Spine Fellowship, UK (2006)
  • M Ch (Ortho) - American Institute of Medicine, USAIM (2011)

Work Experience

  • Consultant Spine Surgeon & HOD - Aster MIMS, Calicut (June 2016 - July 2018)
  • Visiting Consultant - Ebenezer Hospital, Kayamkulam (2002 - 2016)
  • Visiting Consultant - Fellowship Mission Hospital, Kumbanad (2005- 2006)
  • Visiting Consultant - CM Hospital, Pandalam (2005- 2006)
  • Visiting Spine Consultant - TMM Hospital (2003- 2005)
  • Consultant Spine Surgeon - Lakeshore Hospital & Research Center, Kochi (May 2003 - May 2016)
  • Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon - Archana Multi Specialty Hospital (2001 - 2002)
  • Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon - RCM Multi Specialty Hospital, Ernakulam (2000 - 2001)

Publications

  • “Osteotomy in ankylosing spondylitis”--- OASIS journal 2010
  • “The eyes won’t see what the mind doesn’t know”—Journal of Kerala Govt. medical officer’s association- April 2011
  • “Spinal deformities”- IMA Nammude Arogyam Magazine,Aug 2011
  • “ Intra radicular disc prolapse mimicking a nerve root tumor”-a case repot— published in JOCR- Indexed journal—Jan –March 2012
  • “Spinal metastasis”-- IMA Nammude Arogyam Magazine,Feb 2012
  • Case report- Brucellosis of the spine—OASIS journal 2012
  • “Disc Prolapse”—IMA Nammude arogyam—2012
  • Malignant Hyperthermia during scoliosis correction—OASIS 2013 Journal
  • Published a Book “Nattellu- Rogangalum Prathirodhamargangalum”—29th Dec 2013, by Kerala Bhasha Institute
  • Evaluation of a Novel Method of Real Time computer assisted spine surgery—International Journal of Scientific and RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS, Vol 4.Issue 24,February 2014
  • “Sub axial cervical pedicle screw fixation” article in KOA journal, April 2014
  • “Epidural hematoma with cauda equine syndrome following rivaroxaban therapy”—OASIS journal ,2014
  • Article on “Idiopathic scoliosis” in IMA magazine – Delhi—IMA Janakpuri-2014 May
  • Published a book “Sandhi rogangal”- Jan 2015, Kerala Bhasha Institute
  • Article on surgical management of spinal metastasis—KOACON 2015 Souvenir
  • Spinal epidural hematoma following use of rivaroxaban for TKR ----Indian Journal of Anesthesia..Aug 15, 2015 (Indexed Journal)—Co author
  • OASIS journal 2015, kodaikanal, August 21-23,2015
  • Article about “back pain” in dentcare monthly magazine, Nov 2015
  • Published an article in the Manorama –Arogyam magazine , Jan 2016, about newer development in spine care
  • Author of Chapter on “ adolescent idiopathic scoliosis” in Kulkarni’s text book of Orthopedics and Trauma—Published in 2016
  • Article on “Disc problems and its solutions”—NATZGPCON Souvenir—2016 Aug.
  • Article on “Spinal derformities—a stitch in time saves nine”—Souvenir , NCEB , Coimbatore, October 2016
  • Article on “Spinal deformities”- Souvenir—IMA state conference 2016 November
  • MOJ clinical and Medical case reports—Case report “Case of aspergillus fumigatus spondylodiscitis in an immunocompetent patient—July 2017
  • Salmonella spondylodiscitis in a patient with a sickle cell disease—A Case report and review of literature—KJO—2018 Jan
  • Acknowledged in IVD research –Publication in European Journal of Pharmaceuticals—by Dr Annie John from SCT TVM,2017
  • See the Horizon straight- Osteotomy in ankylosing spondylitis—International Journal of Rheumatism.. Jan 13 ,2018
  • Article in Manorama Arogyam on disc problems 2016
  • Post dengue fever epidural abscess with or without spondylodiscitis in a single centre in a single season-a series of 8 patients—Do the dengue has a predilection for the neural tissue—Accepted for publication In Spine Journal—May 2018
  • Intradural epidermoid – cause of paraparesis--JOCR—to Shailesh—15/5/18—accepted for publication
  • POSTOPERATIVE SPINE INFECTION – POSTOPERATIVE MRSA INFECTION IN A WRONGLY DIAGNOSED CASE OF SPINE TRAUMA—JOCR(Journal of orthopedic case reports)—accepted for publication.
  • Article in IMA nammude arogyam on spine trauma April m2018
  • Article in Manorama Arogyam magazine about inter vertebral disc prolapse- May 2018
  • Written a book”The Gospel of spine” for common man about spinal problems

Awards

  • International Malayalee achievement award, Kairali TV, 2011, July, 24th ,Kolalampur, Malaysia
  • Selected for Mr. Narayanakurup (late minister) memorial award for charitable work 2015—NOT YET RECEIVED
  • Honoured by AR Rajarajavarma foundation Mavelikkara for writing books , Nov 23rd 2015
  • “Prathibha puraskaram”—For excelling in the field of work—By Sanmargadayini grandhasala and Club, Kadakkal---- Given by Minister Mr Raju on 27 th August 2016
  • Award for Humanitarian activities--- 1st Award of “Daya charitable trust, Kadakkal”— For charitable activities in the field of health care --Sept 4th 2016—Given by Minister KT Jaleel
  • Award for Humanitarian activities—by Gandhibhavan Pathanapuram- Presented by cine artist NS Madhavan.. 10th sept 2016
  • Write up about me in Sneharajyam magazine released by Gandhibhavan, PTPA
  • Award by the Residential association at Mavelikkara 2017—Jan 8th
  • Award by Gandhibhavan pathanapuram for excellence in the field of spine surgery-by Minister Shylaja Teacher Jan 2017
  • Award by “thekkekara- koyippalli karazhma” 2017 Feb 13th
  • Felicitation by Kerala Kaumudi daily during seminar at Calicut 2017
  • Award for satsevana and excellence at sinimol charitable trust ,Kanjirathin moodu 14th May 2017
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Sr. Consultant Spine Surgeon

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Dr. Suresh S. Pillai
Sr. Consultant Spine Surgeon

Dr. Suresh S. Pillai is a popular Spine Surgeon of Kerala. His passionate involvement in the nuances of Orthopedic Surgery prompted him to undertake advanced education in the fields of his special interest – Spine Surgery – undergone in India and abroad. His inexhaustible yearning for delving into unexplored areas of knowledge, constantly keeps alive the inquisitive student within him.His dedication and commitment to the job he does has gained him the reputation of being a popular, trustworthy, and competent Spine Surgeon throughout the state of Kerala. He has successfully performed several rare and complicated Surgeries of the Spine. Moreover he has also made a mark with his commendable contribution to the Medical Tourism, by treating a good number of overseas patients coming from the Middle East, Scandinavian, and African countries.Being aware of the significance of the need for collective endeavors, mutual rapport and give-and-take, in dealing with the national and international Medical problems, he is ever alert in making his active presence felt in various Medical Orthopedic Associations, Organisations and gatherings. The thirst for better knowledge in probing into the intricacies of Spine Probing Surgery, and the management of Spine ailments, has persuaded Dr. Suresh to further his quest for fresh insights into these areas by engaging in ardent research work, which is steadily progressing at its own pace. In recognition of his endeavors, he has been invited to take part in many a seminars, conferences and such events, where he has been able to successfully and convincingly present his research papers and deliver lectures.

Dr. Suresh has written books and published various research papers and presentations on human spine. One of his books in English is The Gospel of Spine. Two books, Sandirogangalum Parihara Margangalum and Natellu are written in the local language, Malayalam.

  • MBBS – T. D. Medical College, Alappuzha (1993)
  • D- Ortho - Government Medical College, Kottayam (1999)
  • MS (Ortho) - Government Medical college, Kottayam (1999)
  • DNB (Ortho) - National Board of Examinations, New Delhi (2001)
  • MNAMS - Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences (2002)
  • Clinical Fellowship in Spine Surgery, Taiwan (2003)
  • AO Spine Fellowship, UK (2006)
  • M Ch (Ortho) - American Institute of Medicine, USAIM (2011)
  • Consultant Spine Surgeon & HOD - Aster MIMS, Calicut (June 2016 - July 2018)
  • Visiting Consultant - Ebenezer Hospital, Kayamkulam (2002 - 2016)
  • Visiting Consultant - Fellowship Mission Hospital, Kumbanad (2005- 2006)
  • Visiting Consultant - CM Hospital, Pandalam (2005- 2006)
  • Visiting Spine Consultant - TMM Hospital (2003- 2005)
  • Consultant Spine Surgeon - Lakeshore Hospital & Research Center, Kochi (May 2003 - May 2016)
  • Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon - Archana Multi Specialty Hospital (2001 - 2002)
  • Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon - RCM Multi Specialty Hospital, Ernakulam (2000 - 2001)
  • “Osteotomy in ankylosing spondylitis”--- OASIS journal 2010
  • “The eyes won’t see what the mind doesn’t know”—Journal of Kerala Govt. medical officer’s association- April 2011
  • “Spinal deformities”- IMA Nammude Arogyam Magazine,Aug 2011
  • “ Intra radicular disc prolapse mimicking a nerve root tumor”-a case repot— published in JOCR- Indexed journal—Jan –March 2012
  • “Spinal metastasis”-- IMA Nammude Arogyam Magazine,Feb 2012
  • Case report- Brucellosis of the spine—OASIS journal 2012
  • “Disc Prolapse”—IMA Nammude arogyam—2012
  • Malignant Hyperthermia during scoliosis correction—OASIS 2013 Journal
  • Published a Book “Nattellu- Rogangalum Prathirodhamargangalum”—29th Dec 2013, by Kerala Bhasha Institute
  • Evaluation of a Novel Method of Real Time computer assisted spine surgery—International Journal of Scientific and RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS, Vol 4.Issue 24,February 2014
  • “Sub axial cervical pedicle screw fixation” article in KOA journal, April 2014
  • “Epidural hematoma with cauda equine syndrome following rivaroxaban therapy”—OASIS journal ,2014
  • Article on “Idiopathic scoliosis” in IMA magazine – Delhi—IMA Janakpuri-2014 May
  • Published a book “Sandhi rogangal”- Jan 2015, Kerala Bhasha Institute
  • Article on surgical management of spinal metastasis—KOACON 2015 Souvenir
  • Spinal epidural hematoma following use of rivaroxaban for TKR ----Indian Journal of Anesthesia..Aug 15, 2015 (Indexed Journal)—Co author
  • OASIS journal 2015, kodaikanal, August 21-23,2015
  • Article about “back pain” in dentcare monthly magazine, Nov 2015
  • Published an article in the Manorama –Arogyam magazine , Jan 2016, about newer development in spine care
  • Author of Chapter on “ adolescent idiopathic scoliosis” in Kulkarni’s text book of Orthopedics and Trauma—Published in 2016
  • Article on “Disc problems and its solutions”—NATZGPCON Souvenir—2016 Aug.
  • Article on “Spinal derformities—a stitch in time saves nine”—Souvenir , NCEB , Coimbatore, October 2016
  • Article on “Spinal deformities”- Souvenir—IMA state conference 2016 November
  • MOJ clinical and Medical case reports—Case report “Case of aspergillus fumigatus spondylodiscitis in an immunocompetent patient—July 2017
  • Salmonella spondylodiscitis in a patient with a sickle cell disease—A Case report and review of literature—KJO—2018 Jan
  • Acknowledged in IVD research –Publication in European Journal of Pharmaceuticals—by Dr Annie John from SCT TVM,2017
  • See the Horizon straight- Osteotomy in ankylosing spondylitis—International Journal of Rheumatism.. Jan 13 ,2018
  • Article in Manorama Arogyam on disc problems 2016
  • Post dengue fever epidural abscess with or without spondylodiscitis in a single centre in a single season-a series of 8 patients—Do the dengue has a predilection for the neural tissue—Accepted for publication In Spine Journal—May 2018
  • Intradural epidermoid – cause of paraparesis--JOCR—to Shailesh—15/5/18—accepted for publication
  • POSTOPERATIVE SPINE INFECTION – POSTOPERATIVE MRSA INFECTION IN A WRONGLY DIAGNOSED CASE OF SPINE TRAUMA—JOCR(Journal of orthopedic case reports)—accepted for publication.
  • Article in IMA nammude arogyam on spine trauma April m2018
  • Article in Manorama Arogyam magazine about inter vertebral disc prolapse- May 2018
  • Written a book”The Gospel of spine” for common man about spinal problems
  • International Malayalee achievement award, Kairali TV, 2011, July, 24th ,Kolalampur, Malaysia
  • Selected for Mr. Narayanakurup (late minister) memorial award for charitable work 2015—NOT YET RECEIVED
  • Honoured by AR Rajarajavarma foundation Mavelikkara for writing books , Nov 23rd 2015
  • “Prathibha puraskaram”—For excelling in the field of work—By Sanmargadayini grandhasala and Club, Kadakkal---- Given by Minister Mr Raju on 27 th August 2016
  • Award for Humanitarian activities--- 1st Award of “Daya charitable trust, Kadakkal”— For charitable activities in the field of health care --Sept 4th 2016—Given by Minister KT Jaleel
  • Award for Humanitarian activities—by Gandhibhavan Pathanapuram- Presented by cine artist NS Madhavan.. 10th sept 2016
  • Write up about me in Sneharajyam magazine released by Gandhibhavan, PTPA
  • Award by the Residential association at Mavelikkara 2017—Jan 8th
  • Award by Gandhibhavan pathanapuram for excellence in the field of spine surgery-by Minister Shylaja Teacher Jan 2017
  • Award by “thekkekara- koyippalli karazhma” 2017 Feb 13th
  • Felicitation by Kerala Kaumudi daily during seminar at Calicut 2017
  • Award for satsevana and excellence at sinimol charitable trust ,Kanjirathin moodu 14th May 2017
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