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Rheumatology

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

16

Oct

VPS Lakeshore Performs the State’s First Artificial Heart Transplant

Kerala’s first ever Artificial Heart Transplant successfully performed by the Cardiothoracic Surgical Team of VPS Lakeshore, Kochi.

12

Oct

VPS Lakeshore Medical Centre Launched at Calicut

VPS Lakeshore's Medical Centre was officially launched at Calicut as the new venture was inaugurated by Hon. Minister P. A Muhammad Riyas and Mayor Dr. Beena Philip.

11

Oct

Inauguration of VPS Lakeshore Medical Centre Calicut

VPS Lakeshore's Medical Centre at Calicut was inaugurated by Hon. Minister P. A Muhammad Riyas and Mayor Dr. Beena Philip.

24

Sep

Dieting the Healthy Way

Find VPS Lakeshore's Chief Dietician Dr. Manju P George's article about the diet for good health published in Kerala Kaumudy Azhchapathippu

13

Sep

VPS Lakeshore's Successful Feat of Liver Transplanting

VPS Lakeshore conducts yet another successful Liver Transplant Surgery in a six-month-old baby hailing from Lakshadweep, who went through the condition of biliary atresia.

07

Sep

VPS Lakeshore's Contribution at the AAOS 2021

A Study from VPS Lakeshore hospital presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons meeting in San Diego (Aug 31 to Sep 3, 2021)

03

Sep

VPS Lakeshore Saves Covid Patient with Brain Haemorrhage

VPS Lakeshore's timely intervention with advanced lung support system has saved Ram Naresh, a 34 year old Covid patient who had Brain Haemorrhage along with internal lung bleeding.

03

Aug

The Mom's Gift: A Successful Liver Transplant Surgery

Little Fathima's liver disease gets cured with a part of her mom's liver transplanted in her.