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Best Rheumatology Department In Kerala.

Key Highlights (Conditions Dealt With)

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (S.L.E)

  • Overlap Syndrome (Mixed Connective tissue disease) Polymyositis /Dermatomyositis

  • Seronegative Spondyloarthritis - (Ankylosing Spondylitis, Reactive Arthritis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease associated Arthritis, etc.)

  • Multisystem Connective Tissue Diseases and various types of Vasculitic disorders like Temporal Arteritis, Polymyalgia, Takayasu’s Arteritis, Polyarteritis Nodosa, Anca associated Vasculitis-Wegener' Granulomatosis, Microscopic Polyangiitis and Churg-Strauss Syndrome.

Dr. K. M Mohammed Iqbal

Senior Consultant & HOD

Qualification

MRCP [UK], FRCP [LONDON], FRCP [EDIN], FRCP [GLASGOW]

Experience

    • 40 years of experience in medicine and rheumatology in various countries.
    • Worked for National Health Service Hospitals in Basildon, Orsett, Buxton and University hospitals in Manchester, UK.
    • Examiner for the MRCP examinations in India.
    • Worked as the HOD of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at the Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman.
    • Was actively involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students.
    • Was an examiner for the MRCP examinations at the London, Kuwait and Muscat centers.
    • Was actively involved in organizing the MRCP examination at the Royal Hospital, Muscat.
    • Presently working in VPS Lakeshore hospital as HOD of Medicine and Rheumatology since 2005.
    • Seeing a wide variety of medical problems and rheumatological problems like rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis [scleroderma], polymyositis, dermatomyositis, ANCA associated vasculitis, juvenile chronic arthritis/ stills disease, seronegative spondyloarthritis like ankylosing spondylitis, reactive arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, etc.

Dr. K. M Mohammed Iqbal

Senior Consultant & HOD

News & events

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May

SLEEPCON 2022

Department of Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

20

May

LARYNX 2022

Organised by Institute of Head & Neck Sciences

08

May

Cyclothon 2022: Journey to better health with the angels who care

VPS Lakeshore conducted the 'CYCLOTHON 2022' along with Kochi Metro Rail Ltd, in association with International Nurse's Day.

08

May

Mini Park for Children of Panangad

When Kumbalam Panchayat opened a mini park for children in collaboration with VPS Lakeshore Hospital

09

May

MISCON 2022

We are glad to inform you that the International Conference in Minimally Invasive Surgeries

21

Apr

VPS Lakeshore saves the life of 12 year old girl with rare Congenital disease

Kidney and Liver transplant procedures at VPS Lakeshore save the life of a 12 year old girl.

16

Apr

Drug abuse- psychological effects and recovery

Psychological effects of drug abuse and recovery discussed by Dr. Xavier John Pullikkal of VPS Lakeshore

09

Apr

VPS Lakeshore is offering a specialized Biostatistics course for Clinicians

This course is aimed to provide the clinician and allied health professionals with skills to analyze, interpret and evaluate scientific data and publications.