Caritas Hospital

Dr. K. Jayakumar

Visiting Consultant Neurosurgeon

One of the most respected veteran Neuro Surgeons in Kerala. Dr K Jayakumar is having more than 40 years of experience in all fields of complex Neurosurgical issues in adults. He has special interests in Brain and Spinal Tumours and Trauma, Spinal Disc Disease, Stereotaxy. He was one of the pioneers of many Neurosurgical interventions in Kerala. He worked with many of the meritorious public and private institutions in Kerala.

Dr. Jayakumar was appointed as the Emeritus Professor of Neurosurgery in Kerala by Government of Kerala 2003.


Professional Qualification

MCh (Neurosurgery) from Government Medical College, Trivandrum (Kerala University) in 1985

MS (General Surgery) from Government Medical College, Trivandrum (Kerala university) in 1981

FIAMS Conferred by Indian Academy of Medical Specialists

National Medical Teachers Training from JIPMER Pondicherry

MBBS from Government Medical College, Trivandrum (Kerala university) in 1973


Achievements and Expertise

Retired as Professor and HOD, Neurosurgery at Government Medical College, Kottayam

Life time member, Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Published many publications in International peer Journals



All India Gold Medal in Neurosurgery in 1984

National Curiculum Committe Award in1985

NUYNA Sapporo Award from Japanese Neurosurgical Society 1987


He is proficient in Malayalam, English, & Hindi.

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