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Dr. S.K. Ajaiyakumar

MS, FMAS, FCGP, FAIS, FAGES, PGDHSc (Diabetology), MHA

Laproscopic and Bariatirc Surgeon 
Diabetic Foot Specialist.

Dr Ajaiyakumar S K was born in a village named Karode near Choozhal boarding Kerala and Tamilnadu.His parents were the Late Saraswathy Amma and S. Krishnan Nair. Both of them were teachers. B. Saraswathy Amma was a very gentle, noble and pious teacher of that period. She was very popular and loved by everybody. She was suffering from all complications of Diabetes from a very young age. Thus Little Ajaiy witnessed all those sufferings of his mother. His childhood was mixed with many hardships. He was the only son of his parents. Saraswathy Amma had lost her 4 children due to diabetes before she gave birth to Ajaiy.Infact, he spent majority of his primary school days in hospitals, along with his mother. When he was  only 13 years old, his mother passed away. This made him take a pledge that he would become a doctor and would do some things to make the life of these ailing souls better.

He had his schoolings from local Govt. schools. He joined for MBBS in Govt Medical College Trivandrum. He passed out in 1989. He had completed Master of Surgery from the same institution. His keen interest in diabetes continued.

He got special training in Laparoscopic surgery and Diabetic foot management. He was trained in the prestigious Tata memorial hospital ,Mumbai on Breast cancer Management.

Saraswathy Hospital , Parassala is a 200-bedded multispeciality hospital erected by him in the memory of Late Saraswathy amma teacher.

Dr Ajaiya Kumar S K is a national Faculty of laparoscopic training in India. He is practicing laparoscopic surgery to cure obesity, diabetes and other allied conditions like high BP, high cholesterol – namely Metabolic surgery and Bariatric Surgery.He has presented many papers in National and international conferences.

His services for helping humanity include a DIABETIC CLINIC held on the first sunday of every month for the past 16 years, where 100-150 patients get free treatment. Diabetic awareness is created very effectively in this clinic. He is involved in many charitable activities related to diabetes. He has a scheme where poor patients are given financial assistance for their treatment, called SARASWATHY HASTHAM.  He has adopted 6 villages for their diabetic control and treatment is given to them free of cost, called DIABETES CONTROLLED VILLAGES PROGRAMME. He has completed a mega programme on Diabetic awareness with the help of diabetic clinic patients in over 52 villages where awareness programmes were conducted.He runs a charitable primary health centre namely B SARASWATHY AMMA MEMORIAL CHARITABLE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE in a village called Karode , where primary health care and diabetic care are given free of cost. He has conducted 302 awareness programmes on breast cancer and 952 programmes on Diabetes among the public. He has implemented a novel scheme of adopting two young girls who had lost their parents in thier childhood and built a new house for those girls called SWAPNABHAVANAM

SARASWATHY THOZHILSHALA, A paper bag manufacturing unit run by the diabetic clinic members is also in full swing

 He is an expert Laparoscopic surgeon, Bariatric surgeon, Metabolic surgeon and a Diabetic foot specialist. He is the one, who started Laparoscopic surgery in sub urban and rural Trivandrum for the first time.

He runs a very well equipped Diabetic foot management Department with state of the art technology in foot care with modern equipments where a lot of patient’s legs are saved from amputations. He is probably the only surgeon who has treated maximum number of diabetic foot patients in South Kerala & Tamilnadu. In the last 5 years he is concentrating in the surgical treatment of obesity and diabetic patients where laparoscopic surgery is performed to control obesity and diabetes.

He has been honoured for his yomen services in the field of diabetic care, at a function in connection with WORLD DIABETIC DAY - 2011, received Indian Medical Association GOLDEN CARE AWARD-2015 from Sri.Oomen Chandy,GRAMMENA PURASKARAM- 2014 award from Sri.V .S. Achucthandan,Kerala State Embroidery workers union AROGYA RETNA AWARD- 2011  from Sri. Sampath MP.

 

Qualifications

Qualification

Year

Institution

 

1989

1996

2008

2008

2011

2011

2012

2012

 

Govt Medical College, Trivandrum

Govt Medical College, Trivandrum

Association of Minimal Acess Surgeons of India

Association of Surgeons of  India

IDE

IDE

IDE

Indian Association of Gastroenterological Endosurgeons

 

MBBS

MS

FMAS

FAIS

PGDHHA

PGDHSc(Diabetology)

MHA

FIAGES

 

 

 

University/Board

University of Kerala

University of Kerala

-

-

University of Kerala

Annamalai University

University of Kerala

 

 

Training

  • Master class in Mini Gastric Bypass Surgery class conducted by Dr Robert Rutledge USA
  • PACE Bariatric Program (Mini Gastric Bypass) from Kular Hospital Ludhiana by Dr K.S . Kular
  • Laparoscopy “Bariatric Surgery Training” from Bangalore Institute of Endo Surgery by Dr. M.Ramesh
  • “AMASI Skill Course” Madras Medical College, Chennai 2007
  • Hands on and Live Surgical training in “Advanced Laparoscopic” procedures at Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery 2002 in Kovai Medical Centre and Hospital at Coimbatore under Dr.John.A.C.Thanakumar
  • “Basic laparoscopic Surgical Hands on Training from Indian Institute of laparoscopic Surgery V.G Hospital Coimbatore by Dr.V.Venkatesh in 2002
  • Undergone a simulkated training programme on proximate staplers organized by Ethicon Endo –Surgery

Breast Surgery

  • “Dept. of Surgical Oncology (Breast Unit)”-Tata Memorial Hospital 2004

 

Membership in Organisations

  • Indian Medical Association
  • The Association of Surgeons of India
  • “Indian Association of Endocrine Surgeons” (Section of The Association of surgeons of India) 2005
  • Indian Breast Cancer Society
  • Diabetic Foot  Society of India
  • Association Of Minimal Access Surgeons Of India (AMASI)
  • Indian Association Of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons (IAGES)
  • International Federation of the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders(IFSO)

 

Scope of Work

  • He conducts Surgical OPD weekly from 9 a.m to 3 p.m where 50 - 75 patients requiring Surgical Management are examined.  Conducts operation twice weekly where Major Operative procedures both open and Minimal Access Surgeries like Bariatric Surgery  ( Mini Gastric Bypass), Endoscopic Thyroidectomy,  Minimaly invasive Video Assisted Thyroidectomy (MIVAT) are performed in addition to advanced procedures like Fundoplication, Rectopexy, Total Lparoscopic Hysterectomy, Intestinal Resections etc.Also performs  Basic laparoscopic procedures like Appendicectomy, Cholecystectomy, Ovarian Cyst excision etc.
  •  Was  convenior of monthly meeting of the Faculty of Surgical Science, which is a joint forum of all surgeons in Trivandrum Medical College Hospital like  General Surgeon, Thoracic Surgeon, Plastic Surgeon etc.
  •  Engaged in undergraduate and Post graduate teaching conducting regular demonstration classes, bed side demonstration etc. acted as research guide for two post graduate students each year.

 

CME Programs

  • Invited Lecturer /Faculty
  • ‘Faculty during Post Graduate Training Program   on Mini Gastric Bypass OSSICON 2015
  • Mini Gastric Bypass  -  A Promising Metabolic Surgery Amasicon  2014
  • “Endocrine  Surgical Education  -Unlimited ”  IAESCON  2014
  • DFSICON 2012 – Annual Conference of Diabetic Foot Society of India held at Hyderabad
  • TRISURGE 2013- CME &PG Instruction  courses in surgery
  • “Metabolic Surgery Consensus Summit” 2012
  • “10th Biennial National Congress of IAGES and workshop on minimal access surgery” IAGES 2012 held at Ahmedabad.
  • AMASICON 2012 – 7th International conference of Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India 2012 held at Coimbatore
  • IFSO 2012 – International Congress of Federation of Surgeons of Obesity surgery held at New Delhi
  • DFSICON 2012 – Annual Conference of Diabetic Foot Society of India held at Hyderabad
  • Chaired a session on Plastic surgery in Diabetic foot Symposium in DFSICON 2012, Hyderabad – National conference of Diabetic Foot Society of India
  • “PACE Bariatric program” 2011
  • “AMASICON” 6thInternational Congress of Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India 2011 held at Singapore
  • 39th Annual conference  RSSDI 2011 held at Mumbai
  • Chaired a Session in “71st Annual Conference of the Association of Surgeons of India” 2011 held at Cochin
  • “National Conference on Hospital Administration “Focus 2010
  • “Diabetic Foot Society of India” 9th Annual National Conference, Bangalore 2010
  •   38th Annual Meeting RSSDI 2010, Cochin, Kerala
  • Moderated a session on “Point your Problems on Advanced CA Breast” in Annual CME 2003 of ASI Kerala Chapter held at Thiruvananthapuram

 

Papers Presented

  • OSSICON 2015- 12th Annual National Conference of Metabolic and Obesity Surgery Society of India at Ethicon Institute of Surgical education held at Mumbai.
  • Presented a paper on IAESCON 2014
  • Invited lecture on “Complicated Appendicectomies” in Biennial conference of IAGES 2014, Chennai
  • MEDICINE MILLENNIUM- 57th Annual State Conference of IMA held at Thiruvananthapuram in 2014
  • AEDFC 2014- Amrita Endocrinology, Diabetes and Diabetic foot conference held at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences.
  • DIABETES UPDATE 2014- Indian Diabetes Education Association held at Thiruvananthapuram.
  • IAGES 2014- Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University.
  • RSSDI BENGALURU 2014- 42nd Annual Conclave of Research Society for the study of Diabetes in INDIA
  • ENDOTHYROCON 2013- Hands on Thyroplasty and Endoscopic Thyroid Surgery Workshop at KERF ENT Hospital.
  • DFSICON 2013- 12th Annual Conference of Diabetic Foot Society of India at Jaipur.
  • IMA AMS South Zone Meeting in 2013 at IMA Head Quarters.
  • TRISURGE 2013 at Govt  Medical College Thiruvananthapuram.
  • IHPBA INDIA CONGRESS 2013- 10th Annual Conferenceheld at Coimbatore.
  • Workshop on Practical Aspects of Pain Management conducted by Saraswathy educational Trust, Pain and Palliative Care Cell and IMA Kerala State.
  • EACCME- International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders
  •  “Metabolic Surgery Consensus Summit” 2012
  •  “10th Biennial National Congress of IAGES and workshop on minimal access surgery” IAGES 2012 held at Ahmedabad.
  • AMASICON 2012 – 7th International conference of Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India 2012 held at Coimbatore
  • IFSO 2012 – International Congress of Federation of Surgeons of Obesity surgery held at New Delhi
  • DFSICON 2012 – Annual Conference of Diabetic Foot Society of India held at Hyderabad
  • MEDICAL SUMMIT 2012- IMA Hospital board of India Management Training Program,National Professional protection Scheme Seminar & IMA Acadamy of Medical Summit Annual Meet.
  • Participated in a panel discussion of ‘Ask the Experts’ in National conference of DFSI 2013, Jaipur
  • Presented a paper on “TEP/TAPP Stick to Basics” in 10th Biennial National Congress of IAGES and Workshop on Minimal Access Surgery – IAGES 2012 held at Ahmedabad
  • Invited Lecture on “Total Contact Casting” in “How I do It” session in DFSICON   2012, Hyderabad – National conference of Diabetic Foot Society of India
  • Presented a paper on “Laparoscopic Appendicectomy ; Difficulties and Surprises” in Annual Conference of ASI Kerala Chapter- KASICON 2011 held at Thiruvananthapuram
  • Presented a paper on “An Unusual Presentation of Migrated IUCD” in AMASICon 2011 held at Singapore
  • “An experience of a decade in rural laproscopy”Association of rural surgeons of India 2010
  • “Laparoscopic Management of OmentalTorsion:A case report” Amasicon 2010 held at Jaipur
  • Presented a paper on “Management of Seroma” in Peripheral meet of the Kerala Chapter of Association of Surgeons of India 2010 held at Kollam
  • “AMASICON “4th international congress of association of minimal access surgeons of India 2009
  • “Volvulus of Large Intestine “Peripheral Conference 2008
  • Emergency Management of Burns Patient” CME on BURNS 2004
  • “26th Annual state conference of the Association of surgeons of India, Kerala Chapter”KASICON 2003
  • “Association of Radiation Oncologists of India “CME on Palliative care 2003
  •  “CME on Breast Cancer” Indian College of Radiation Oncology 2003
  • “Workshop on preventive Oncology”2003
  • Titanium Clip Application in Thyroidectomy” in Annual Conference of ASI- KASICON 2001 held at Cochin
  • “In the panel discussion on damage control Surgery in trauma” CME 2000 of ASI Kerala Chapter
  • “Guest speaker on ‘Current Trends in the Management of Diabetic Foot’ in National Conference of IMA-AMC
  • Delivered an invited lecture on “Diabetic Foot; Role of Surgeon” at Peripheral meet of Association of Surgeons of India at Trivandrum

 

Conference Attended

  • “Continuing medical education programme on communication skills for medical professionals “Golden jubilee committee of Medical College, Department of Nephrology and Indian Geratrics society 2011
  • Current Trends in Public Health, Hospital Administrator and medical college Documentation “Medallion 2007
  • “International Live Laparoscopy workshop and Conference on Hernia and Gynaecology”2007
  • “Trisurge”Annual CME of the Department of Surgery, Medical College, Trivandrum 2006
  • “IAGES South zone midterm Conference” Laparo Link 2003
  • “Annual CME”2003
  • “Panel discussion on salivary gland tumours” KASICON 2003
  • “26th Annual state conference of the Association of surgeons of India, Kerala Chapter”KASICON 2003
  • “Association of Radiation Oncologists of India “CME on Palliative care 2003
  •  “CME on Breast Cancer” Indian College of Radiation Oncology 2003
  • “Workshop on preventive Oncology”2003
  • “77th All India medical conference of Indian medical association”2002 held at Thiruvananthapuram
  • “Annual conference of the Association of surgeons of India, Kerala Chapter”KASICON 2002
  • “Geriatric Medicine in Clinical Practice” Indian Geriatric Society and Department of Internal Medicine 2001
  • “Annual Conference of the Association of surgeons of India, Kerala chapter”2001
  • “Annual CME of the Association of Surgeons of India, Kerala Chapter “CME 2000
  • “PROXIMATE” Staplers –Ethicon Institute of Surgical Education 2000
  •   “CME” Department of surgery, Medical College, Trivandrum 2000
  • “ASICON” 1998
  • “20th Annual Conference of the Association of surgeons of India, Kerala Chapter” ASICON 1997
  • “Silver Jubilee CME”Department of Gastroenterology 1997
  • “KMCH National Trauma Symposium”1996
  • “Workshop on Laparoscopic Surgery” Department of Surgery, Medical College   Hospital, Trivandrum 1994

 

 

 

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