Doctors

Dr. Subramania Iyer


Designation :
Clinical Professor and Head
Department :
Centre for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Amrita Advanced Centre for Robotic Surgery, Centre for Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Composite Tissue Allotransplantation, Ear Reconstruction
Email :
subu@aims.amrita.edu
Qualification :
MS (Otorhinolaryngology), MCh (Plastic Surgery), FRCS
Fellowship Training
  • Fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery – Hospital G. Gonsalves , Mexico City 1996 (with Prof. Ortiz Monasterio).
  • UICC Fellowship in Laryngeal Surgery- Center Oscar Lambert, Lille, France 2002 (with Prof J.L.Lefebvre).
  • UICC Fellowship in Tissue Engineering – Rice University Houston Texas 2008 (with Prof Antonios Mikos).

Dr. Subramania Iyer currently serves as the Professor and Chairman of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery / Head and Neck Surgery /Oncology and Craniomaxillofacial Surgery at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. After graduating from Medical College Kottayam, he went on to complete his MS from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and subsequently completed his MCh in Plastic Surgery from the University of Calicut. He worked in various centres in UK like Chepstow, Hull, Liverpool in the Plastic Surgery and Head and Neck Surgery for a period of five years. Before joining Amrita in November 2003, he was the head of the Division of Head and Neck Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery at Amala Cancer Hospital, Trichur.

Apart from his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Iyer is an avid teacher and researcher. He teaches and trains postgraduate scholars pursuing MCh in Plastic Surgery, MCh in Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology and MS in Otorhinolaryngology at Amrita School of Medicine, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University. He is also an approved research guide of Amrita Center for Nanosciences and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram.

Area of Interest (s)
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Aesthetic Surgery
  • Facial Paralysis Surgery
  • Ear Reconstruction
Achievements
  • External Examiner - Singapore Board of Plastic surgeons.
  • Special Honors and Awards
  • Kamani Gold Medal for the best outgoing post graduate, AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • Peet Prize for best Innovative work in Plastic Surgery in India awarded by association of Plastic Surgeons of India 2007.
  • Peet Prize for best Innovative work in Plastic Surgery in India awarded by association of Plastic Surgeons of India 2008.
  • Best Paper published award Association of plastic surgeons of India 2012.
  • Distinguished Overseas Lecture award Royal Australian college of Surgeons Annual meeting Perth 6-8 May 2010.
  • Presidium member Eurasian Summit of Cancer leaders Moscow March 23-24 , 2010.
  • Member - world cancer leaders summit , UICC World cancer congress Shengzen , China Aug 18-20, 2010.
  • Oration Andhra Pradesh Association Of ENT surgeons annual meeting 2008.
  • Oration Karnataka Association of ENT surgeons 2012.
  • Oration Tamil Nadu association of ENT surgeons 2012.
  • Oration Delhi Association of ENT surgeons 2013.
  • Oration Kerala Association of Maxillofacial surgeons 2013.
  • Oration Karnataka Association of Maxillofacial surgeons 2011.
  • FHNO Oration Asia Pacific meeting of head and neck oncology 2011.
  • Paches oration Eurasian Head and Neck Oncology Meeting Kazakhstan 2010.
Society Memberships
  • Foundation for Head & Neck Oncology of India.
  • Indian Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
  • Association of Plastic Surgeons of India.
  • Association of Otolaryngologists of India.
  • Indian Cleft and Craniofacial Society.
  • Indian Society of Oncology.
  • International Academy of Oral Oncology.
  • Indian Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery.
Leadership Positions
  • Chairman, Educational Subcommittee Kerala Association of Plastic Surgeons, 2004-2007.
  • Treasurer, Foundation for Head & Neck Oncology of India, 2001-2003.
  • President, Indian Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2002-2004.
  • Secretary, Foundation for Head & Neck Oncology of India, 2003-2005.
  • Member, Governing Body, Foundation for Head & Neck Oncology of India, 2005-till date.
  • President, Head and Neck Cooperative Group (multicentre national research group) 2010 till date.
  • President, Foundation for Head & Neck Oncology of India, 2007-2009.
  • Secretary, Indian Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 2008 –till date.
  • President, Eurasian Society of head and Neck Oncology, 2010-2012.
  • Member, Governing Body, Eurasian Federation Of Oncology (EAFO), 2012-2016.
  • Member Executive Committee of Association of Plastic Surgeons of India 2011-2014.
  • President Kerala Association of Plastic Surgeons 2014-2015.
Publications

Dr. Iyer is the author of over 50 scholarly papers and 3 book chapters relating to plastic surgery/ head and neck surgery. He has presented and published his work in national and international journals and forums.