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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

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.

24

Jul

വൃക്ക മാറ്റിവയ്ക്കുന്നത് മൂന്നാം തവണ; 47കാരന് വിപിഎസ് ലേക്‌ഷോറിൽ പുതുജീവൻ

പെരുമ്പാവൂർ സ്വദേശി തോമസ് മാത്യുവിന് (47) 2003ൽ, 29-ആം വയസ്സിലാണ് ആദ്യം വൃക്കമാറ്റിവച്ചത്. പിന്നീട് മൂന്ന് വർഷത്തിന് ശേഷം വീണ്ടും മാറ്റിവയ്‌ക്കേണ്ടിവന്നു.

11

Jul

39 Year Old Pregnant Woman beats Covid-19 and Pneumonia at VPS Lakeshore

Kiran who was admitted to the Covid treatment centre back in May, later suffered from post-covid pneumonia that was quite hard to tackle particularly during the pregnancy period.

15

Jul

World Hepatitis Day 2021: VPS Lakeshore Offers Free Hepatitis Checkup

VPS Lakeshore has come up with a special Hepatitis Day Screening Package inclusive of Liver Function Test, Hemogram, HBsAG, Anti-HCV, and Anti-HBS Titre.

20

Jun

VPS Lakeshore Incorporates Sputnik V Vaccine

Lakeshore gained access to Sputnik right in the middle of these times which witnessed a common scarcity for the vaccine.