Department of Salyathantra

The scope of this department has reached into Orthopedics, Surgery and para-surgical techniques. Uncomplicated acute orthopedic conditions as well as chronic spinal and joint pathologies constitutes the orthopedic segment. Teaching and training of general surgery as well as limited practice of ano-rectal surgeries constitute the surgical discipline. Ksharasoothra (caustic cauteries), agnikarma (thermo cautery), rektha moksha (blood letting) are the outstanding parasurgical techniques practiced.

The Department conducted re-orientation training programme in 2001 on Ksharasoothra. Teachers and medical officers from all over the country participated. Besides, the department organizes medical camps at periodical intervals.



Professor and Head of the Department
Dr. N K Muhammed Ikbal, MD (Ay), PhD

Date of Birth : 13-04-1964
Date of joining : 23 Feb 1993
Qualification : BAMS from Calicut University in 1987, M.D in Salyathantra from Bangalore University in 1992, PhD from Sree Sankara University in 2000
Experience : 1993-2010 Lecturer in Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda College Ollur
2010 onwards Reader in Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda College Ollur
Registration No. : Travancore Cochin Medical Council, 5384
Phone : +91 9447024038
Email : ikbalnk@hotmail.com

Associate Professor
Dr. K Anil, MD (Ay)

Date of Birth : 19-05-1960
Date of joining : 19 Feb 1993
Qualification : BAMS from Calicut University in 1989, M.D in Salyathantra from Kerala University in 2004
Experience : 1993 onwards Lecturer in Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda College Ollur
Registration No. : Travancore Cochin Medical Council, 5747
Phone : +91 9447553503
Email : dranilkaruna@gmail.com

Associate Professor
Dr. Alex Sebastian Chirayath, MD (Ay)

Date of Birth : 22-05-1968
Date of joining : 07 Feb 1999
Qualification : BAMS from M.G.University in 1991, M.S in Salyathantra from M.G.University in 2009
Experience : 1999 onwards Lecturer in Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda College Ollur
Registration No. : Travancore Cochin Medical Council, 6015/ A
Phone : +91 9446622447
Email : drchirayath@gmail.com