Hospital 0481 2592001  
Casualty 2592475

DEPARTMENT OF Genitourinary Surgery

OP Days & Time:Monday and Thursday, 9am-
12 noon
:Tuesdays, Wednesday, Fridays
and Saturday
Wards:26,15 and 10

About Us

The Department of Urology at Kottayam Medical College was started by late
Professor Roy Chally in 1969. In 1970 Prof. Dr Kuriakose was transferred from
Calicut medical college and he headed the department till 1989. Prof Kuriakose retired in 1989, following which Prof Dr. V N Bhat, Prof Dr Appu Thomas, Prof Dr A L Albert, Prof Dr Mohan P Sam, Prof Dr. Suresh Bhat, Prof Dr Haris C H headed the department subsequently. Present head of the department is Prof. Dr S Vasudevan, under whom the transplant programme of the department has expanded to 2 live transplants a month. PG training program was started in 1983 with 1 PG trainee per year which was increased to 3 in 2010. The endoscopic surgeries were started in 1979. Initially TURP, TURBT and ureteric catheterisation were done. In 1996 Ureteroscopy was started, ESWL in 1998, PCNL in 2003. One of the major milestones in the department includes starting renal transplant in 2002 and cadaver transplant in 2012. Some of the latest developments in the department include flexible ureteroscopy, laser surgeries and UDS.

Teaching Staff

1Dr. S VasudevanProfessor & HOD
2Dr.Frederic PaulAssistant Professor


  1. Renal Transplantation including cadaver transplant
  2. All types of Endourological procedures like PCNL, Ureteroscopy, TUR etc
  3. LASER Lithotripsy
  4. ESWL
  5. Laparoscopy
  6. All open surgeries including radical cystectomy, radical prostatectomy, partial nephectomy etc
  7. Female urological procedures like TOT, TVT, Dynamic slings etc
  8. Andrology procedures like vasoplasty etc
  9. Round the clock emergency surgical facilities.


  1. PROF FREDERICK PAUL RECEIVED THE 2 ND BEST PUBLISHED PAPER in international Journal of Urology- 2015
  2. Best Peer Reviewer -2014- Dr. Suresh Bhat
  3. The Department has more than 100 publications both in national and international journals
  4. Several of our PGs received many awards in regional and national conferences

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