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Dr. John Panicker MS. DLO.

Legendary humanitarian, visionary, medical genius and an iconic figure in the field of medicine, Dr. John Panicker has been recognized both locally and internationally. Dr. John Panicker completed his MBBS and PG in Otolaryngology (ENT), Head and Neck surgery from Trivandrum Medical College. He started his medical career in the Kerala government services and was committed to it for nearly 20 years. In 1997, he joined Santhwana Hospital and continued his practice as Senior Otolaryngology, Head and Neck surgeon.

Dr. John Panicker served as the Secretary and later President of the ENT Association of Kerala. He was the Secretary and later became the Vice President of Trivandrum Medical College Alumni Association. Presently he is the Vice President of IMA and Chief Editor of Kerala Medical Journal of IMA. He is also the national coordinator of Safe Sound Initiative of IMA. In 2008, he was awarded the Best Doctor award by the Kerala government.

Dr. John Panicker has been a pioneer cochlear implant surgeon in Kerala since 2005. He is well versed in all the subspecialties of ENT, especially endoscopic sinus surgeries, micro-ear surgeries and various others.

Dr. Salim, MS, DLO, DIPNBE

Dr. M. Salim is a native of Thiruvananthapuram and an alumni of the prestigious Mar Ivanios College Thiruvananthapuram, University College Trivandrum and Medical College Trivandrum.

He possesses a post-graduate degree in OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY and a National Board Accredited Diploma (DIPNBE) with more than 30 years of experience in ENT specialty, both within India and abroad.

Dr.M.Salim is presently the Managing Director and also a practicing Consultant ENT Surgeon at Santhwana Hospitals Pvt.Ltd.

Dr. Anwar Rasheed, MS

Dr. Anwar Rasheed is a bright, young and energetic doctor with an appetite for excellence. He completed his MS from the prestigious Manipal University and joined Santhwana Hospital as an ENT consultant in 1997. He is well-versed in cochlear implant surgeries, endoscopic sinus surgeries, thyroidectomy, parotidectomy and various other ENT surgeries.

Dr. Anwar has also published a paper in the prestigious American Journal of Otolaryngology. He has over 19 years of expertise in the field of ENT.

Specialty: Otolaryngology (ENT)

Dr. Deepa Mary Samuel, MS

Dr. Deepa Mary Samuel completed her MBBS from MOSC Medical College, Kolenchery. Immediately after earning her MBBS she joined as a MS (ENT) at Rajah Muthiah Medical College Hospital in Annamalai University. After completing her studies, she joined our ENT team at Santhwana Hospital to fulfill her dreams of helping people in need. Her areas of interest include Rhinology, Otology and various other ENT related areas.

Specialty: Otolaryngology (ENT)

Dr. Kavitha K. MBBS DNB

Dr. Kavitha completed her MBBS from Dr. Somervell Memorial Medical College, Trivandrum. She then went on to pursue her DNB (ENT) from Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi. She had always been a curious doctor with an insatiable thirst for knowledge about the human body. Over the years, she has presented various case studies of some of her numerous successful cases. Her persistence earned her recognition for paper presentation at the state ENT conference (KENT CON 2014).

Dr. Kavitha recently joined the ENT team at Santhwana Hospital to maximize her reach towards people in need. She specializes in Rhinology, Otology and various other areas of ENT.

Specialty: Otolaryngology (ENT)

Dr. Suresh Joseph MBBS, DLO

Dr. Suresh Joseph is an indelible part of our ENT department at Santhwana Hospital. He completed his MBBS from the prestigious Trivandrum Medical College. Then he pursued higher studies in DLO (Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology) from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. He is one of the senior consultants in the ENT department here at Santhwana. Over the years, Dr. Suresh has come across various patients and challenging cases. His vast experience makes him one of the top doctors to be consulted regarding any ENT issues.

Specialty: ENT

Dr. D. Vimal Raj, MBBS. DLO

Dr. Vimal Raj is a simple, kind, nurturing doctor hailing from the heart of Trivandrum. He completed his MBBS at Trivandrum Medical College and further pursued his PG in DLO, also from Trivandrum Medical College.

Dr. Vimal Raj has gathered precious knowledge and expertise working at various prestigious institutions in high and honorable positions.

Prestigious Positions held:

  • District leprosy officer in Trivandrum district
  • Deputy district medical officer in Pathanamthitta
  • Principle at State Health and Family Training Center
  • Deputy director of health services
  • District medical officer Kozhikode
  • Retired as additional director of health services

Dr. Sugathan MBBS, DLO, FAGE

Dr. Sugathan attained his MBBS from the prestigious Trivandrum Medical College and completed his PG in DLO (Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology) also from Trivandrum Medical College. He was in the ESI service for a period of 23 years.

Specialty: ENT

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