Doctor's Profile

Dr John S Kurien

Dr John S Kurien



Dr John Sajan Kurien joined us as Professor and HOD of the Department of General Surgery Unit IV. He is an excellent surgeon with teaching and practical experience spanning over three decades. 

Education and Training:

  • MBBS: Kottayam Govt Medical College, 1979, Kerala University (Best outgoing student)
  • MS General Surgery, Feb 1985, Kottayam Govt Medical College, Kerala University
  • DNB General Surgery, 1985 (Diplomate of the National Board)

Dr John joined the Medical Education Service in 1991 and has worked in various esteemed institutions such as Govt Medical College Alleppey, Kottayam, Trivandrum, and Ernakulam until 2020. He has held the positions of Professor of Surgery at Trivandrum Medical College and Professor and Head of the Department of General Surgery at Kottayam Medical College.

Areas of Interest

All general surgical operations with special interest in Thyroid, Parotid, Hernia and GI surgery

Research and Publications:

  • PG guide for more than 30 MS students
  • More than 19 Research publications
  • Two chapters in books

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Received the Susrutha Best Teacher Award of the Association of Surgeons of India, Kerala Chapter in 2023
  • Past Chairman of the Association of Surgeons of India, Kerala Chapter
  • Past President of the IMA Kottayam Branch
  • Past Secretary of the Kottayam Medical college Alumni Association.