Paediatric surgery is a superspecialty of General Surgery undertaking the surgery of fetuses, infants, and children. The department of Paediatric Surgery is located at Sree Avittom Thirunal Hospital (SAT Hospital) which is the mother and child institution under Govt Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram.


The second ever Paediatric Surgery department in India was established at Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram. In 1954, Dr Raman Nair ( the Founder of the Department ) was appointed as tutor in Paediatric Surgery unit. He developed the unit as an independent department in 1956.

The department conducts MCI recognized post doctoral course (MCh Paediatric Surgery) since 1971 . It is presently affiliated to KUHS university and admits 6 candidates each year.


Professor and HOD   

Prof Dr S.Sethunath


Prof Dr K Sivakumar

Prof Dr G M Asok Kumar 

Addl. Professor

Dr Sunil S Menon

Associate professor

Dr Aravind C S

Associate professor (CAP)  

Dr Vivek P 

Assistant Professors                                    

Dr Maneesha U R

Dr Binu M K

Dr Ujjwal Singh Trivedi B

Assistant Professor ( Contract)

Dr Vidhya Annapoorni

MCh Senior Residents


Dr Mcenroe D Mordom                                        

Dr Anit Joseph K

Dr Lydia Mary

Dr Aswathy Ravikumar

Dr Arun T Sen

Dr Nibi Hassan

Dr Varun Sabari


Units and Unit Chief


Prof Dr S Sethunath ( HOD & Unit Chief)

Dr Maneesha U R

Dr Binu M K

Dr Ujjwal Singh Trivedi B

Dr Nibi Hassan


Prof Dr k Sivakumar (Unit Chief)

Dr Sunil S Menon

Dr Vidhya Annapoorni

Dr Mcenroe D Mordom              

Dr Anit

Dr Arun T Sen


Prof Dr Asok Kumar G M (Unit Chief)

Dr Aravind C S

Dr Vivek P             

Dr Lydia Mary

Dr Aswathy Ravikumar

Dr Varun Sabari

OP days

PS1 - Mon, Thu

PS2 - Tue, Fri

PS3 - Wed, Sat

There are 5 OT tables for each unit / week. OP patient registration and examination rooms are fully computerized.

All general paediatric surgery procedures are carried out in the department along with specialised work in Paediatric Urology, Paediatric GI surgery, Plastic Surgeries like cleft lip, cleft palate repair, Thoracic surgery, Oncology and endoscopic procedures. Laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy and US guided procedures form part of routine schedule. The department provides 24*7 casualty service and emergency treatment.

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Course Particular

Sl.No. Course Name Annual...

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, or in Latin:...

Emergency Enquiry

MCH Casualty (24 hrs) ph: 0471-2528300 MCH New OP Block (8.00 am - 02.00 pm) ph: 0471-2528469 OP SuperSpecialty Block (8:00 am - 5:00 pm) ph: 0471-2528548

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Medical College PO,
Kerala State. India PIN - 695 011
Phone no : + 91- 471 -2528386
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