Doctors

Dr. Appu Thomas


Designation :
Clinical Professor and Head
Department :
Urology and Renal Transplantation, Kidney Transplantation, Surgical Oncology
Email :
apputhomas@aims.amrita.edu
Qualification :
MS, MCh (Urology)

Dr. Appu Thomas is currently serving as the Professor and Head of the Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. He has worked in Government Medical Colleges including Calicut, Alappuzha, Thrissur and Kottayam and was relieved in 2004 as Professor of Urology and Vice – Principal at Kottayam Medical College.

He is included in the practice of Urology from 1980 onwards under various capacities. He has trained about 40 urologists who work around the world. He has more than 30 publications to his credit in international and national journals.
 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Professor of Urology, Medical College Kottayam from 1993 to 2004.
Professor of Urology, Medical College Trivandrum 1992.
Professor of Urology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi from 2004 to date.
 

AREAS OF INTEREST     

Training of MCh and DNB Urologists is the prime area of interest.

 

ACHIEVEMENT               

  • Has guided 23 MCh urologists so far who are successfully practicing in urology all over the world.
  • Had been an examiner in urology, in all South Indian University National Board Exam.
  • From 2004 onwards working as Professor at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences.
  • USI empowered national examiner. 
     

PUBLICATIONS

  1. A. Thomas, Suresh Bhat : Albert A.S.,  Intravenous regional anaesthesia for circumcision British Journal of Urology 1995; 76:257.    
  2. A. Thomas et al, Suresh Bhat,. : Primary Psoas abscess - Diagnostic and theraputic considerations. British Journal of Urology, 1996, 78, 358-360.
  3. A. Thomas, Syam K. Ramesh, Suresh Bhat : Acute Primary tuberculosis of glans peins: Tubercle and Lung disease 1994;75:319.
  4. A. Thomas, Suresh Bhat, A.S. Albert, : Lymphangioma of the Urinary Bladder : Indian      Journal of Urology 1993; 9:71.
  5. A. Thomas, Suresh Bhat, A.S. Albert,: Tru-cut Biopsy needle for vesicourethral suspension in stress urinary incontinence : Indian Journal of Urology, 1994, 10:90.
  6. A. Thomas, Suresh Bhat, A.S. Albert,: Transurethral Resection of prostate under sedo analgesis : Indian Journal of Urology, 1994; 10:94.
  7. A. Thomas, A.S. Albert, S. Bhat. Multiple malignancies following intravesical BCG therapy. Indian Journal of Urology 1995;11:91.
  8. A. Thomas, S. Bhat, R.K. Deeraj. Metastatic Melanoma of the bladder. Indian Journal of Urology 1995;12:22.
  9. A. Thomas, S. Bhat, A. S. Albert. Extrophy epispadias complex in siblings- A case report. Indian Journal of Urology 1995;12:21.
  10. A. Thomas, Suresh Bhat, J.K. Mathew : An easy method for removal of self retained Foley catheter : JIMA, 1994:348.
  11. A. Thomas, S. Bhat, J.K. Mathew,. Buried Rubber Band: A cause for persistant penile discharge. JIMA 1995;93:327.
  12. S. Bhat, A. Thomas,  A.J. Jacob. Echinococcal disease of the kidney. J. of Indian Medical Association 1996;94:68.
  13. Suresh Bhat, Syam .K. Ramesh, A. Thomas : Ureterocele in a blind ending ureter : Kerala Medical Journal 1992; 33:181.
  14. Suresh Bhat, A. Thomas, Dheeraj R.K. :  Self retained catheter : it’s cause and methods of removal : Kerala Medical Journal 1994; 35:47:-48.
  15. 15. S. Bhat, A. Thomas, A.S. Albert. Aspiration sclerothrapy for primary hydrocele. Kerala Medical Journal 1995;4:15-16.
  16. S. Bhat, A. Thomas, A.S. Albert. Prevention of infection during prostatic biopsy using double glove techenique. Kerala Medical Journal (Accepted for publication).
  17. S. Bhat, A. Thomas, A. S. Albert et al. Inguinal vericocelectomy for infertile patients with vericocele. Kerala Medical Journal (Accepted for publication).
  18. A. Thomas, S. Bhat, A. S. Albert et al. Megalo Urethra - A rare urethral anomaly. Indian Journal of Urology. 1996, 13, 35-36.
  19. S. Bhat, A. Thomas, A. S. Albert et al. Ectopic pelvic kidney with orthotopic ureterocele. Due for publication in Indian Journal of Urology, Sept. 1997.
  20. A. Thomas,    S. Bhat, A. S. Albert et al.  Super numerary Kidney - Case report and review of literature - IJU.1998: 14;137-39
  21. S.Bhat, A. Thomas.Bilateral massive tuberculous psoas abscess IJU 1998; 14;135-36
  22. A. Thomas, S.Bhat,. Tuberculuos osteomyelitis of the pubic bones following TURP           IJU 1999,
  23. A. Thomas, Nair B Sukumar S, Poolari GK,  Azathioprine-induced squamouscell carcinoma of the kidney-  J Urol Nephrol. 2007;
  24. A. Thomas, S. Bhat, Kishore: Extra renal angio myolipoma of the perinephritis.
    Journal of Baharin Medical Society 2005 – Vol 17 – 118 – 20.
  25. GK Pooleri, TB Nair, KV Sanjeevan , A Thomas Neo Adjuvant Treatment with Targeted Molecules for Renal Cell Cancer in Current Clinical Practise.. Indian journal of surgical  oncology 3 (2), 114-119   2012.
  26. Dr Sudhirsukumar, P Ginil Kumar, AThomas Thoracic curlicue : A case of ureteral herniation.. Indian J Urol, Jan – Mar 2011, 131.
  27. Gandhi H, Thomas A, Nair BT, Lakshmanan VK:MP69-11 CARBONIC ANHYDRASE IX ASSAY: A PARADIGM SHIFT IN DIAGNOSIS OF MALIGNANT CYSTIC RENAL LESIONS. The Journal of Urology 2015, 193(4):e870-e871.
  28. Sali G, Thomas A, Kumar G, Nair B, Sanjeevan K, Mathew G, Nair K Extensive prostatic calculi in alkaptonuria: An unusual manifestation of rare disease:. Asian Journal of Urology 2015.
  29. Karthik V, Nair B, Pooleri G, Mathew G, Sanjeevan K, Thomas A Chemotherapy-induced changes in Wilm’s tumor: An institutional experience.:  Indian Journal of Urology 2014, 30:1.
  30. Ahluwalia P, Nair B, Pooleri G, Georgie M, Sanjeevan K, Thomas A Podium Session 22: LAPAROSCOPIC UROLOGY.:  Indian Journal of Urology 2014, 30:1.
  31. Neo Adjuvant Treatment with Targeted Molecules for Renal Cell Cancer in Current Clinical Practise. GK Pooleri, TB Nair, KV Sanjeevan, A Thomas. Indian journal of surgical oncology 3 (2), 114-119   2012.
  32. Thoracic curlicue : A case of ureteral herniation. Dr Sudhirsukumar, P Ginil Kumar, Appu Thomas. Indian J Urol, Jan – Mar 2011, 131.
  33. MP69-11 CARBONIC ANHYDRASE IX ASSAY: A PARADIGM SHIFT IN DIAGNOSIS OF MALIGNANT CYSTIC RENAL LESIONS. Gandhi H, Thomas A, Nair BT, Lakshmanan VK: The Journal of Urology 2015, 193(4):e870-e871.
  34. Extensive prostatic calculi in alkaptonuria: An unusual manifestation of rare disease Sali G, Thomas A, Kumar G, Nair B, Sanjeevan K, Mathew G, Nair K:. Asian Journal of Urology 2015.
  35. Chemotherapy-induced changes in Wilm’s tumor: An institutional experience. Karthik V, Nair B, Pooleri G, Mathew G, Sanjeevan K, Thomas AIndian Journal of Urology 2014, 30:1.
  36. Podium Session 22: LAPAROSCOPIC UROLOGY. Ahluwalia P, Nair B, Pooleri G, Georgie M, Sanjeevan K, Thomas AIndian Journal of Urology 2014, 30:1.