General Surgery


The art and science of Modern Surgery had its roots in our own ancient Ayurveda and Sushruta, who practiced and taught various operations including the present day plastic and cosmetic surgeries way back in 600 BC is considered the Father of Surgery world-wide. Kottakkal, a small town in God’s own country of Kerala is known world over for the traditional Ayurveda treatment. We at MIMS Kottakkal, present the Department of Surgery as a tertiary level surgical centre providing state-of-the-art modern surgery and care to a vast number of patients from far and near.

All general surgical procedures are routinely performed here. We have all the modern equipments and well qualified and dedicated personnel for conducting all major surgeries including Minimally Invasive Procedures. Our Operation theatres are equipped with the most modern, state-of-the-art equipments like Karl Storz Laparoscopic system with Full HD Camera and Monitors, Erb Diathermies, Welch Allyn operating head light etc. and our Surgical ICU has the latest ventilators, infusion pumps and related equipments and is manned by full time Intensivists and experienced paramedics for personalized care. The availability of good support services of key specialties including Anaesthesiology, Radiology, Gastroenterology, Cardiology, Emergency Medicine and General Medicine help a lot in catering to various complicated and high risk patients in our centre.


Major treatments offered
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Parotid & salivary gland surgeries
  • Breast Health Clinics & Surgeries
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic appendicectomy
  • Laparoscopic Hernia repair
  • Laparoscopic Adhesiolysis
  • Evaluation for chronic abdominal pain
  • Laparoscopic colonic surgery
  • Stapled Haemorrhoidectomy (For Piles)
  • Surgery for fissure and Fistula
  • Varicose vein surgeries
  • Diabetic foot care
  • Digestive track endoscopies etc.
List of doctors

Dr. Vidya Vijayan
Lady Surgeon
Dr Sumith S Malik