Faculty Details


Dr. Doris George Yohannan

- Anatomy
  • Name : Dr. Doris George Yohannan
  • Designation : Assistant Professor
  • Qualification : MBBS, MD
  • Experience : 1 Year-6 Months

Dr Doris George Yohannan is an Assistant Professor of Anatomy at Trivandrum Medical College. He completed his MBBS in 2010 and post graduation (MD) in Anatomy in 2014, from Trivandrum Medical College. During his residency, from 2011, and later as a faculty member he has taught anatomy to medical, dental and allied health sciences students. He is interested in teaching clinically oriented anatomy and imaging anatomy.

He had received the award for the best poster in 2013 state conference of the Kerala chapter of Anatomical Society of India. He was also awarded the Dr Saramma Joseph memorial award for the best  paper presented by a post graduate student in 2014, by the Kerala State Chapter of the Anatomical Society of India. He was the University top scorer for the MD Anatomy examination, 2014, conducted by the Kerala University of Health Sciences. He has 10 publications in national and international journals. His current research interest is in utilizing technology in medical education (eg. Virtual microscopy in learning histology). He is also a co-investigator in a project (involving Sree Chithra Tirunal Institute, Trivandrum and International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad) to introduce a virtual reality based solution for neuroanatomy teaching. Recently, he was awarded a travel grant by the Science and Engineering Research Board, Government of India to attend a course on Neuroradiology and Functional Neuroanatomy at the Institute of Neurology, University College London in March 2019.



[10] Yohannan DG, Rajan R, Chandran AB, Krishnapillai R. An unusual origin and course of the thyroidea ima artery, with absence of inferior thyroid artery bilaterally. Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy. 2019. 41(2), 235–7. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/618042)

[9] Yohannan DG, Watson RS, John NJ. “Lost my way” – Transient topographic amnesia: A bizarre manifestation of migraine. Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology. 2018. 21(4), 341-3. (doi: 10.4103/aian.AIAN_125_18)

[8] Jacob JE, Cherian A, Gopakumar K, Iype T, Yohannan DG, Divya KP. Can Chaotic Analysis of Electroencephalogram Aid the Diagnosis of Encephalopathy?. Neurology Research International. 2018. (https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/8192820)

[7] Yohannan DG, Chandrakumari K. Bilateral superficial brachioulnar artery in a cadaver along with bilateral absence of palmaris longus. Indian journal of plastic surgery. 2017; 50(1):108. (doi: 10.4103/ijps.IJPS_228_16)

[6] Yohannan DG, George TP, Ramnarayan S. Asymmetric optic tracts in a case of unilateral isolated clinical anophthalmia—A rare case report and review of literature. Journal of the Anatomical Society of India. 2016; 65 (2):177-9. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasi.2017.02.001)

 [5] Yohannan DG, Krishnapillai R, Suresh R, Ramnarayan S, Peethambaran AK, John NJ. Can the angle between optic nerves indicate whether optic chiasm is prefixed, normofixed or postfixed? An anatomical study with radiologic and neurosurgical implications. Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy. 2016, 38 (10),1175–1181. ( doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00276-016-1676-z)

[4] Jacob JE, Sreelatha VV, Iype T, Nair GK, Yohannan DG. Diagnosis of epilepsy from interictal EEGs based on chaotic and wavelet transformation. Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing. 2016 ; 89(1):131-8. (https://doi.org/10.1007/s10470-016-0810-5)

[3] Yohannan DG. ‘Morphology’–A misunderstood term in Anatomy in India. Journal of the Anatomical Society of India. 2016. 65(1), 1-2. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jasi.2015.11.002)

[2] Yohannan DG, Krishnapillai R, Suresh R, Ramnarayan S. A Morphometric Study of the Foramen of Diaphragma Sellae and Delineation of Its Relation to Optic Neural Pathways through Computer Aided Superimposition. Anatomy research international. 2015; 2015. (doi:  10.1155/2015/618042)

[1] Yohannan  DG, Ravindran VL. Bifurcation of axillary artery–an unusual case. International Journal of Anatomical Variations. 2013;6:161-4.