neurology

Emergency Medicine

The medical professionals at the department along with the para-medical staff ensures that all medical emergencies are given prompt attention and refer to concerned departments.

Emergencies and disasters happen without warning, and treatment cannot wait. The doctors, paramedics and nurses in the Emergency Department of BMH swing into action to provide prompt and swift medical attention to contain the injuries, stabilise traumatized patients and save lives. We have multi-bedded ultra-modern resuscitation bay with dedicated team of experts specialised in trauma care, external cardiac massage and artificial respiration. The 24-bedded fully equipped Emergency department of BMH is well prepared to handle all kind of emergencies and disasters.

BMH’s full-fledged mobile ICUs, with trained emergency physicians and paramedics, provide vital pre-hospital care while transporting critically ill or injured patients with threat to life. The emergency medicine physicians have adequate exposure in the transfer and transport of patients from the field and between hospitals. The Department of Emergency Medicine is dedicated to improving outcomes of acutely ill and injured patients through high-quality, cost-efficient care, education, and research.

Panel of Doctors

  • Dr. Fabith Moideen V.M.

    Chief - Emergency Medicine

  • Dr. Sanooj OP

    Senior Consultant

  • Dr. Rinoop Ramachandran

    Senior Consultant & Dy. Chief

  • Dr. Muneer K.M

    Senior Consultant

  • Dr. Ajay Solomon Linson

  • Dr. Vishnu VK

    Consultant

  • Dr. Priya Padmanabhan

    Consultant

  • Dr. Reshma B. K.

Tab 1

Dr. Fabith Moideen V.M.

Chief - Emergency Medicine

Dr. Fabith Moideen is the Chief of Emergency Medicine at Baby Memorial Hospital. He and his team have saved the lives of many patients by providing comprehensive emergency care. He is also Faculty for Post graduate Masters Program in Emergency Medicine in GWU. His areas of special interest are Toxicology and Sonography in ER – Diagnostic and Therapeutic.

Qualification

MBBS from Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka

Work Experience

10 year's experience in Emergency Medicine specialized in emergency Ultrasound; Founder and Secretary “Sono Steth Insight” Ultrasound Courses; Medical Director for National Games 2015 for Calicut District. Also President, Society for Emergency Medicine, India(SEMI) Kerala Chapter. He is also President Society For Emergency Medicine India(SEMI) -Kerala chapter

Achievments

  • Specialized in Emergency Ultrasound
  • Founder & Secretary “SONO STETH INSIGHT(SSI) Ultrasound courses.
  • Program director for MEM (Masters In Emergency Medicine) program
  • Medical director for National Games 2015 for calicut city.
  • Medical director for 61stSchool Nationals Athletics Championship
  • Medical director for Nagajee International Football Tournament 2016
  • Faculty for Ultrasound course under ACCP(American college of chest physician ) at AIIMS PULMOCRIT – 2016
  • Faculty for Advance level Echocardiography course for GAMET 2016
  • Faculty for Winfocus Basic level 1 provider (USLS) at GAMET 2015
  • Faculty for Winfocus Basic level 1 provider (USLS) at Max Hospital Delhi during EMCON 12.
  • Training in Emergency Medicine at Ronald Regan Institute of Emergency Medicine of George Washington University, U.S.A.
  • Trained in Level 2 Advanced Ultrasound from Christian Medical College, Vellore,India.
  • Trained in Level 2 Ultrasound Under Win Focus Ultrasonography.
  • Trained in Basic Echocardiography under Win Focus Ultrasonography.
  • Trained in Acute traumatic wound care management at George Washington University Hospital, Washington D.C

Research

  • To correlate the initial cardiac rhythm and survival from prehospital cardiac arrest, as a secondary end-point.
  • "EchoCardiograpy Training Program for International EM Physicians: A Teaching Method for Interpretation of LVEF"
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Dr. Fabith Moideen V.M.

Chief - Emergency Medicine

Tab 1

Dr. Sanooj OP MBBS, MD(Anaesthesia), PDCC(Cardiac Anaesthesia )

Senior Consultant

Dr. Sanooj is a consultant in anaesthesia. He was trained in cardiac anaesthesia at Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences, Kozhikode and has been awarded a fellowship in cardiac anaesthesia after one year of post doctoral training (PDCC) at the institute.
He is a skilled anaesthetist and believes in setting exemplary standard in cardiac critical care.

Qualification

  • MBBS - Volgograd medical academy,Russia
  • MD(Anaesthesia) – Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka.
  • POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP in CARDIAC ANAESTHESIA - Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences,Kozhikode, Kerala.

Publications

  • Role Of Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump in off-pump coronary Artery bypass- A Vettath Modification.
  • Comparative study of heamodynamic changes, seizure duration and recovery time in patients undergoing modified electro convulsive therapy using propofol and thiopentone
ummer
Dr. Sanooj OP

Senior Consultant

Tab 1

Dr. Rinoop Ramachandran MBBS, M.D, DNB

Senior Consultant & Dy. Chief

Dr. Rinoop is an Emergency Physician with excellent academic background. He belongs to the first batch M.D. (Emergency Medicine), JIPMER and is competent in managing Trauma and Medical emergencies.

Qualification

  • MBBS – Government Medical College, Calicut (2012)
  • MD (Emergency Medicine) – Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry (2017)
  • DNB (Emergency Medicine)- National board of Examinations, New Delhi(2017)

Work Experience

  • Junior Resident - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry (2014-2017)
  • Assistant Surgeon – E. K. Nayanar Memorial Government W & C Hospital, Kannur ( Dec 2013 – April 2014)
  • Resident Doctor – DM –WIMS, Wayanad (Jan 2013 – April 2013)
ummer
Dr. Rinoop Ramachandran

Senior Consultant & Dy. Chief

Tab 1

Dr. Muneer K.M MBBS, DNB (Emergency Medicine)

Senior Consultant

Dr. Muneer is an Emergency Physician, who belongs to the first batch DNB (Emergency Medicine), National Board of Examinations. His areas of special interests are in Trauma management & Paediatric emergencies.

Qualification

  • MBBS – Government Medical College, Calicut (2013)
  • DNB (Emergency Medicine) – National Board of Examinations (2017)

Work Experience

  • Jr. Resident – DM Wayanad Institute of Medical Sciences, Wayanad (2013 – 2014)
ummer
Dr. Muneer K.M

Senior Consultant

Tab 1

Dr. Ajay Solomon Linson

Dr. Ajay is a specialist in Emergency Medicine, who has undergone trainings in Trauma Management, Resuscitation of adults and paediatric patients. His areas of special interests are in Toxicology and Snake Bite

Qualification

  • MBBS – China Three Gorges University, China (2010)

Work Experience

  • Junior Resident – Dr. SMCSI Medical College and Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram (Jan 2013 – May 2013)
  • Casuality Medical Officer – Gandhi Smaraka Hospital, Venganoor (Jan 2012 – Oct 2012)
ummer
Dr. Ajay Solomon Linson

Tab 1

Dr. Vishnu VK MBBS, MD (Emergency Medicine), DNB (Emergency Medicine)

Consultant

Dr. Vishnu is a consultant in Emergency Medicine. He completed his MD from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and has 3 years of working experience in Emergency Medicine and JPNA level 1 trauma centre at AIIMS, New Delhi. He is trained in ACLS, BLS, PALS and is also an instructor of ACLS and BLS. His special interests are emergency ultrasound and toxicology.

Qualification

  • MBBS – Govt medical college, Calicut
  • MD. EM MED – All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • DNB (Emergency Medicine) – National Board

Work Experience

  • Worked as Senior Resident in AIIMS, New Delhi from 2017 to 2020

Publications

  • Vk Vishnu, Bhoi S, Aggarwal P, Murmu LR, Agrawal D, Kumar A, et al. Diagnostic utility of point of care ultrasound in identifying cervical spine injury in emergency settings. Australas J Ultrasound Med. Available from: Link
  • Vishnu VK, Jamshed N, Amrithanand VT, Thandar S. BRASH Syndrome: A Case Report. J Emerg Med. 2021 Jun 1;60(6):818–22.
ummer
Dr. Vishnu VK

Consultant

Tab 1

Dr. Priya Padmanabhan MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)

Consultant

Dr. Priya is a physician with around 10 years of experience, working in Nephrology and Emergency Medicine departments in various teaching institutions and JCI accredited hospitals. Her areas of interest are offering comprehensive treatment for Chronic kidney disease patient.

Qualification

  • MBBS – Government Medical College, Calicut (2001)
  • DNB (General Medicine) – Government Medical College, Thrissur (2011)
  • EULAR Course in Rheumatic Disorders – European League Against Rheumatism
    (2014)

Work Experience

  • Specialist Internal Medicine – Bahrain Specialist Hospital, Kingdom of Bahrain
    (April 2014 – May 2017)
  • Physician – IQRAA Hospital, Calicut (Aug 2011 – Dec 2012)
  • Lecturer in Nephrology – Government Medical College, Thrissur (April 2004 – Aug
    2009)
  • Lecturer in Anatomy – Government Medical College, Calicut (Jan 2003 – Jan 2004)
  • Resident Medical Officer – J. J. S. Hospital, Kannur (Jan 2002 – May 2002)
ummer
Dr. Priya Padmanabhan

Consultant

Tab 1

Dr. Reshma B. K.

Dr. Reshma is a Specialist in Emergency Medicine, who was the best ongoing student of MEM Batch 2018 at Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut. Her areas of special interests are in Bedside USG, Trauma Management, Academic training and Research. She is also certified provider for BLS/ACLS, ATLS and NULS

Qualification

  • MBBS – Kasturba MedicalCollege,Mangalore(ManipalUniversity)- 2015

Publications`

  • “Assessment of quality of life, stigma associated and self-management practices among patients suffering from seizures- A cross sectional study”, under Dept. of Community Medicine , guided by Dr. Nitin Joseph, Associate Professor, Dept. of Community Medicine, KMC Mangalore was published in JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCES AND BEHAVIOURAL HEALTH in 2011. July 2011; 3(7): 91-98.
  • “Effect of Temozolomide on treatment outcome for patients of glioblastoma multiforme and anaplastic astrocytoma treated with radiotherapy”, Under Indian council of medical research (ICMR), guided by Dr. Jayaram Shetty K, Associate Professor, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, KMC Mangalore has been submitted for publication in Australasian medical journal (AMJ).

Research

  • 2016: “Can a mobile app help to reduce the door to needle time in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke?” ,Under the guidance of Dr.Mohan Noone and Dr.Fabith Moideen, Baby Memorial Hospital, Kerala.
  • 2013: “Mantoux test as an aid to early diagnosis in suspected cases of epididymal tuberculosis”, Under Manipal University, guided by Dr.G.G.Laxman Prabhu,Professor, Dept. of Urology, KMC Mangalore.
  • 2012: “Standard precautions among health care personnel in mangalore- a study on perceptions, practices and determinants of non- compliance.” ,Under Dept. of Community Medicine, guided by Dr.B.Unnikrishnan, Professor, Dept. of community medicine, KMC Mangalore. “Clinico-epidemiological profile of HIV and Tuberculosis co-infected patients in coastal south India.” , Under Dept. of community medicine, guided by Dr. B.Unnikrishnan, Professor, Dept of community medicine, KMC Mangalore..
  • 2011: “Effect of temozolomide on treatment outcome for patients of glioblastoma multiforme and anaplastic astrocytoma treated with radiotherapy”,Under Indian Council of Medical Research(ICMR), guided by Dr.Jayaram Shetty K, Associate Professor, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, KMC Mangalore.
  • 2010- “Assessment of quality of life, stigma associated and self management practices among patients suffering from seizures- A cross sectional study”, Under Dept. of community medicine, guided by Dr. Nitin Joseph ,Associate Professor ,Dept. of community medicine, KMC Mangalore.

Awards

  • Winner of the National Emergency Medicine Quiz at EMCON 2017.
  • Awarded the Best Outgoing Student of MEM Batch of Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut in 2018
  • Runners up for the Safety Quiz held at the hospital in 2017.
  • Awarded the Best Outgoing Student of Kendriya Vidhyalaya, Tumkur in 2007.
ummer
Dr. Reshma B. K.

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Dr. Fabith Moideen V.M.
Chief - Emergency Medicine

Dr. Fabith Moideen is the Chief of Emergency Medicine at Baby Memorial Hospital. He and his team have saved the lives of many patients by providing comprehensive emergency care. He is also Faculty for Post graduate Masters Program in Emergency Medicine in GWU. His areas of special interest are Toxicology and Sonography in ER – Diagnostic and Therapeutic.

MBBS from Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka
10 year's experience in Emergency Medicine specialized in emergency Ultrasound; Founder and Secretary “Sono Steth Insight” Ultrasound Courses; Medical Director for National Games 2015 for Calicut District. Also President, Society for Emergency Medicine, India(SEMI) Kerala Chapter. He is also President Society For Emergency Medicine India(SEMI) -Kerala chapter
  • Specialized in Emergency Ultrasound
  • Founder & Secretary “SONO STETH INSIGHT(SSI) Ultrasound courses.
  • Program director for MEM (Masters In Emergency Medicine) program
  • Medical director for National Games 2015 for calicut city.
  • Medical director for 61stSchool Nationals Athletics Championship
  • Medical director for Nagajee International Football Tournament 2016
  • Faculty for Ultrasound course under ACCP(American college of chest physician ) at AIIMS PULMOCRIT – 2016
  • Faculty for Advance level Echocardiography course for GAMET 2016
  • Faculty for Winfocus Basic level 1 provider (USLS) at GAMET 2015
  • Faculty for Winfocus Basic level 1 provider (USLS) at Max Hospital Delhi during EMCON 12.
  • Training in Emergency Medicine at Ronald Regan Institute of Emergency Medicine of George Washington University, U.S.A.
  • Trained in Level 2 Advanced Ultrasound from Christian Medical College, Vellore,India.
  • Trained in Level 2 Ultrasound Under Win Focus Ultrasonography.
  • Trained in Basic Echocardiography under Win Focus Ultrasonography.
  • Trained in Acute traumatic wound care management at George Washington University Hospital, Washington D.C
  • To correlate the initial cardiac rhythm and survival from prehospital cardiac arrest, as a secondary end-point.
  • "EchoCardiograpy Training Program for International EM Physicians: A Teaching Method for Interpretation of LVEF"
ummer
Dr. Sanooj OP
Senior Consultant

Dr. Sanooj is a consultant in anaesthesia. He was trained in cardiac anaesthesia at Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences, Kozhikode and has been awarded a fellowship in cardiac anaesthesia after one year of post doctoral training (PDCC) at the institute.
He is a skilled anaesthetist and believes in setting exemplary standard in cardiac critical care.

  • MBBS - Volgograd medical academy,Russia
  • MD(Anaesthesia) – Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka.
  • POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP in CARDIAC ANAESTHESIA - Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences,Kozhikode, Kerala.
  • Role Of Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump in off-pump coronary Artery bypass- A Vettath Modification.
  • Comparative study of heamodynamic changes, seizure duration and recovery time in patients undergoing modified electro convulsive therapy using propofol and thiopentone
ummer
Dr. Rinoop Ramachandran
Senior Consultant & Dy. Chief

Dr. Rinoop is an Emergency Physician with excellent academic background. He belongs to the first batch M.D. (Emergency Medicine), JIPMER and is competent in managing Trauma and Medical emergencies.

  • MBBS – Government Medical College, Calicut (2012)
  • MD (Emergency Medicine) – Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry (2017)
  • DNB (Emergency Medicine)- National board of Examinations, New Delhi(2017)

  • Junior Resident - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry (2014-2017)
  • Assistant Surgeon – E. K. Nayanar Memorial Government W & C Hospital, Kannur ( Dec 2013 – April 2014)
  • Resident Doctor – DM –WIMS, Wayanad (Jan 2013 – April 2013)
ummer
Dr. Muneer K.M
Senior Consultant

Dr. Muneer is an Emergency Physician, who belongs to the first batch DNB (Emergency Medicine), National Board of Examinations. His areas of special interests are in Trauma management & Paediatric emergencies.

  • MBBS – Government Medical College, Calicut (2013)
  • DNB (Emergency Medicine) – National Board of Examinations (2017)
  • Jr. Resident – DM Wayanad Institute of Medical Sciences, Wayanad (2013 – 2014)
ummer
Dr. Ajay Solomon Linson

Dr. Ajay is a specialist in Emergency Medicine, who has undergone trainings in Trauma Management, Resuscitation of adults and paediatric patients. His areas of special interests are in Toxicology and Snake Bite

  • MBBS – China Three Gorges University, China (2010)
  • Junior Resident – Dr. SMCSI Medical College and Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram (Jan 2013 – May 2013)
  • Casuality Medical Officer – Gandhi Smaraka Hospital, Venganoor (Jan 2012 – Oct 2012)
ummer
Dr. Vishnu VK
Consultant

Dr. Vishnu is a consultant in Emergency Medicine. He completed his MD from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and has 3 years of working experience in Emergency Medicine and JPNA level 1 trauma centre at AIIMS, New Delhi. He is trained in ACLS, BLS, PALS and is also an instructor of ACLS and BLS. His special interests are emergency ultrasound and toxicology.

  • MBBS – Govt medical college, Calicut
  • MD. EM MED – All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • DNB (Emergency Medicine) – National Board
  • Worked as Senior Resident in AIIMS, New Delhi from 2017 to 2020
  • Vk Vishnu, Bhoi S, Aggarwal P, Murmu LR, Agrawal D, Kumar A, et al. Diagnostic utility of point of care ultrasound in identifying cervical spine injury in emergency settings. Australas J Ultrasound Med. Available from: Link
  • Vishnu VK, Jamshed N, Amrithanand VT, Thandar S. BRASH Syndrome: A Case Report. J Emerg Med. 2021 Jun 1;60(6):818–22.
ummer
Dr. Priya Padmanabhan
Consultant

Dr. Priya is a physician with around 10 years of experience, working in Nephrology and Emergency Medicine departments in various teaching institutions and JCI accredited hospitals. Her areas of interest are offering comprehensive treatment for Chronic kidney disease patient.

  • MBBS – Government Medical College, Calicut (2001)
  • DNB (General Medicine) – Government Medical College, Thrissur (2011)
  • EULAR Course in Rheumatic Disorders – European League Against Rheumatism
    (2014)
  • Specialist Internal Medicine – Bahrain Specialist Hospital, Kingdom of Bahrain
    (April 2014 – May 2017)
  • Physician – IQRAA Hospital, Calicut (Aug 2011 – Dec 2012)
  • Lecturer in Nephrology – Government Medical College, Thrissur (April 2004 – Aug
    2009)
  • Lecturer in Anatomy – Government Medical College, Calicut (Jan 2003 – Jan 2004)
  • Resident Medical Officer – J. J. S. Hospital, Kannur (Jan 2002 – May 2002)
ummer
Dr. Reshma B. K.

Dr. Reshma is a Specialist in Emergency Medicine, who was the best ongoing student of MEM Batch 2018 at Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut. Her areas of special interests are in Bedside USG, Trauma Management, Academic training and Research. She is also certified provider for BLS/ACLS, ATLS and NULS

  • MBBS – Kasturba MedicalCollege,Mangalore(ManipalUniversity)- 2015
  • “Assessment of quality of life, stigma associated and self-management practices among patients suffering from seizures- A cross sectional study”, under Dept. of Community Medicine , guided by Dr. Nitin Joseph, Associate Professor, Dept. of Community Medicine, KMC Mangalore was published in JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCES AND BEHAVIOURAL HEALTH in 2011. July 2011; 3(7): 91-98.
  • “Effect of Temozolomide on treatment outcome for patients of glioblastoma multiforme and anaplastic astrocytoma treated with radiotherapy”, Under Indian council of medical research (ICMR), guided by Dr. Jayaram Shetty K, Associate Professor, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, KMC Mangalore has been submitted for publication in Australasian medical journal (AMJ).
  • 2016: “Can a mobile app help to reduce the door to needle time in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke?” ,Under the guidance of Dr.Mohan Noone and Dr.Fabith Moideen, Baby Memorial Hospital, Kerala.
  • 2013: “Mantoux test as an aid to early diagnosis in suspected cases of epididymal tuberculosis”, Under Manipal University, guided by Dr.G.G.Laxman Prabhu,Professor, Dept. of Urology, KMC Mangalore.
  • 2012: “Standard precautions among health care personnel in mangalore- a study on perceptions, practices and determinants of non- compliance.” ,Under Dept. of Community Medicine, guided by Dr.B.Unnikrishnan, Professor, Dept. of community medicine, KMC Mangalore. “Clinico-epidemiological profile of HIV and Tuberculosis co-infected patients in coastal south India.” , Under Dept. of community medicine, guided by Dr. B.Unnikrishnan, Professor, Dept of community medicine, KMC Mangalore..
  • 2011: “Effect of temozolomide on treatment outcome for patients of glioblastoma multiforme and anaplastic astrocytoma treated with radiotherapy”,Under Indian Council of Medical Research(ICMR), guided by Dr.Jayaram Shetty K, Associate Professor, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, KMC Mangalore.
  • 2010- “Assessment of quality of life, stigma associated and self management practices among patients suffering from seizures- A cross sectional study”, Under Dept. of community medicine, guided by Dr. Nitin Joseph ,Associate Professor ,Dept. of community medicine, KMC Mangalore.
  • Winner of the National Emergency Medicine Quiz at EMCON 2017.
  • Awarded the Best Outgoing Student of MEM Batch of Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut in 2018
  • Runners up for the Safety Quiz held at the hospital in 2017.
  • Awarded the Best Outgoing Student of Kendriya Vidhyalaya, Tumkur in 2007.

Services & Facilities

  • Mobile ICU- We have four ALS & 1 Bike ambulances handled by trained staff. The emergency medicine resident is given adequate exposure in the transfer and transport of patients from the field and between hospitals
  • 4 State-of-the-art Mobile ICUs, with trained emergency physicians and paramedics for excellent pre hospital care
  • 22 bedded fully equipped emergency department with prioritised care
  • 4 bedded ultra-modern resuscitation bay
  • Point of care Ultrasonography
  • Specialised toxicology and snake bite treatment centre with Poison Information Unit
  • Decontamination room for toxicology
  • Emergency operation theatre
  • Negative pressure isolation room
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