Kottayam Government Medical College
DEPARTMENTS
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Department of Forensic Medicine

Dept. Head
:
Dr.TomyMappalakayi
Location
:
Gandhinagar, Kottayam
OP Days & Time
:
All working days 9 am to 4 pm & Holidays 10 am to 4 pm
Phone
:
0481 2597217,9447499959
Email ID
:
drtomymappalakayil@yahoo.com
 
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  Faculty & Staff of Forensic Medicine Department
No
Doctor name
Designation
Phone
1
  Dr. S Sivasuthan
  Professor & HOD
  0481 2599705  9447111505
2
  Dr.Tomy Mappalakayil
  Additional Professor
  0481 2530565  9846496835
3
  Dr. Zachariah Thomas
  Associate Professor
  0469 2666415  9447114143
4
  Dr. Rajeev V. M.
  Associate Professor
  0481 2577795  9447714443
5
  Dr. Jameskutty B. K.
  Assistant Professor
  0482 2211263  9744683061
6
  Dr. Jiju V.S
  Lecturer
    8281552405
7
  Dr. Ajithkumar S.
  Junior Resident
  0481 2595010  9400339689
8
  Dr. Jinesh P. S.
  Junior Resident
  0482 254782  9446092314
9
  Dr. Deepu T.
  Junior Resident
    9496544327
10
  Dr. Bipin P.
  Junior Resident
    9995221637
11
  Dr. Sheena Sreenivasan
  Junior Resident
  04712323602  9495245696
12
  Smt. Kuchuthresiamma Varkey
  Sl.Grade Typist
  0481 2701588  9446095363
13
  Sri. Sabu R.
  Junior Lab Assistant
    9847219411
14
  Sri V. K. Raju
  Junior Lab Assistant
    
15
  Sri. Shaji P. H.
  Class IV
    
16
  Zacharia P.
  Class IV
    965690246
17
  Sri. Sajimon C. B.
  Other
  0421 2713869  9447538656
18
  Sri. Anoop K. A.
  Other
    9400229859
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 Facilities of Forensic Medicine Department

 

Brief History

The department started functioning since 1964, Dr. Prof.Balaraman Nair MD as the HOD. Dr V.K Jayapalan, Dr. B Umadethan, Dr.George Paul, Dr.C.Radhakrishnan, Dr.Raja ,Dr. B A Kabeer  Dr. S Girish,Dr.P.Babu and Dr.K.Sasikala were our eminent teachers and HOD's. The department is situated close to the OP block ,casuality and the ward. The work in our department consists of teaching performing medico legal autopsies and other medico legal cases, giving evidences in various courts and giving consultancy service to the police. The average number of postmortem/year is around 1500/-.

Facilities Available

I.      Facilities

Staff :

Professor one

Asso. Prof one

Assistant Prof (Regular) two

Assistant Professor (redesignated) / Lectures - 3

The department is having fairly good number of museum specimens and other teaching aids photographs, charts, slides and models required for teaching. The department has amenties like a well equipped postmortem room, laboratory good number of library books. From experience it is seen that kottayam centre gets more number of murder cases and sensational cases when compared with other centres in kerala.

II.    Courses run by the Department

 Name of Course  Anual Intake
 M B B S  150
 M D  
 1 st Year  2
 2nd Year  1
 Final Year  2

III.   Academic Activities

Teaching

Medicolegal works like  potency examination, drunkeness examination , age     

   determination etc..

Training of PG students of MD pathology, DMLT, 

Training to police officers

Journal Club

Radiology Club

Seminars for undergraduates on --- from 10.30 to 12 noon

Post Graduate Discussions

IV.   Other Academic Activities

Classes for Investigating Officers in Police department.

 

V.   Continuing Medical Education (CME's)

Increasing trends of rape and sexual assault- Medicolegal and psychiatric view point 2007.

Basic Concept in Medical Research on 28th September 2010 from 9 - 5 pm 

VI.   Conferences

Medical officers are attending national conferences.

VII.   Any other relevant information

Adequate facilities are available in our department for undertaking post graduate training . For the last few years we have 100% pass percentage for MBBS course with many distinctions and first classes.