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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

11

May

FOLLOW HEALTHY LIFESTYLE AND IMPROVE YOUR MEMORY POWER

Listen to what our Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon, VPS Lakshore, Kochi has to say about the Power to Remember.

29

Apr

CFLTC at VPS Lakeshore Kochi

VPS Lakeshore is providing Covid-19 First Line Treatment Centre for patients with mild symptoms

26

Apr

The Effect of Covid-19 on Diabetic Patients! Listen How To Take Care

കോവിഡ് കാലത്ത് പ്രമേഹരോഗികൾക്ക് വേണ്ട മുൻകരുതലിനെയും സംശയങ്ങളെ പറ്റിയും Dr.Joseph വിശദീകരിക്കുന്നു

24

Apr

Diabetics and Health during Covid-19 Pandemic

Dr. Joseph K Joseph speaks about the significance of maintaining a healthy BMI through the inclusion of exercise in our day-to-day schedule

12

Apr

Kidney Transplantation even in Covid Survivors

Five patients who were recently recovered from Covid 19 underwent successful Kidney transplantation at VPS Lakeshore hospital. After the surgeries, all the patients are doing well.

25

Mar

VPS Lakeshore Hospital to offer discounts for ICSI members.

VPS Lakeshore Hospital to offer discounts on treatments and tests for Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) members.

23

Mar

Youth who suffered burns from sanitizer fire gets cured

VPS Lakeshore revived the life of a young man who suffered severe burns after sanitizer fell on his body

01

Feb

VPS Lakeshore Doctor wins best video award

Dr Vigneswara Srinivasan won the ‘The Best Video Prize’ at UAKON for the video on ‘Laparoscopic Management of Vascular Injury during Partial Nephrectomy in Solitary Kidney’