Caritas Hospital

Dr. Jibu Eapen Mathew

Consultant General, Minimal Access and Bariatric Surgeon

One of the leading General Surgeons in Central Travancore with more than 12 years of experience in the management of complex Minimal Access, Complex Poly Trauma Emergencies & Bariatric Surgeries in both adults & children. Dr Jibu is a highly experienced Laparoscopic Surgeon, with high intensive training in Minimal Access Surgery, Stapler Haemorroidectomy, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Endoscopic Thyroidectomy & Laser Coloproctology. He credits more than 12000 surgical interventions by which 4000 plus are Laparoscopic Surgeries. He is also skilled in GI Surgeries, Colorectal & Adenalcetomy. He was the first Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeon in Kottayam District.

He is the Head of Department for General, Minimal Access and Bariatic Surgery.


Professional Qualification

MS General Surgery from Government Medical College, Kottayam In 2008

Fellowship from Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (FMAS)

Fellowship from Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons (FIAGES)

Fellowship in Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (FBMS)

MBBS from Government Medical College, Kottayam In 2003


Achievements and Expertise

Former Senior Lecturer, Government Medical College, Kozhikode

Worked as Consultant, at District Head Quarters Hospital, Kottayam

Worked As Consultant in St. Gregorious Hospital, Parumala

Working as Teaching Faculty, Caritas DNB Surgical Training Program

Was First Surgeon to do Laparoscopic Pancreatectomy in Kottayam District

Expert operating faculty, at Various State Conferences and Conducting, Live Operational Workshops

Regular training faculty for Hernia and Stapler Haemorrhoidectomy for Surgeons within the State and outside

Has done the largest number of Endoscopic (keyhole/scarless) Thyroidectomies in Kottayam

Doctor’s excellence award winner

Invited guest faculty at Various Conferences



Life Member Association Of Surgeons Of India (ASI)

Member International Bariatric Club

Life Member Association of Minimal Access Surgeons Of India (AMASI)

Life Member Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons (IAGES)

Life Member Obesity Surgical Society of India (OSSI)

Life Member Association Of Colorectal Surgeons Of India (ACRSI)

Life Member Indian Medical Association (IMA)


He is proficient in Malayalam, English & Hindi.

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