Prof Dr. Jose Tom is one of the most respected Radiation Oncologists in the region. He has more than 35 years of experience in managing Cancer patients with Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy. He was part of some of the finest Public Health Care Institutions in Kerala as Head of the Cancer Departments and teaching faculty in Government Medical Colleges Kottayam, Alappuzha and Thrissur.
He is the retired Principal, Government Medical College, Kottayam. Dr. Jose Tom has played an inevitable role in molding Caritas Hospital as one of the finest DNB Academic Centers in Central Travancore.
Dr. Jose Tom is the HOD of Caritas Cancer Institute and Academic Coordinator for Caritas DNB programme..
MD in Radiation Oncology from PGIMER, Chandigarh in 1984
MBBS from Government Medical College, Kottayam in1979
Had Additional Training in HDR Brachytherapy – Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, New Delhi
Advanced Pain & Palliative Care – Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore
IGRT from Wirral, UK
Achievements and Expertise
Was the undergraduate and Postgraduate teacher and examiner in various Universities in Kerala and other States
Worked as guide and assessor to various undergraduate and Postgraduate research activities and Thesis
Former Medical Council of India Assessor for undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in various Medical Colleges in India
Was the member of Postgraduate Committee Kerala University of Health Sciences
Was Chairman of PG examinations Kerala University of Health Sciences
Was Secretary, Kerala Government Medical College Teachers Association Kottayam Branch
Former President and Secretary, Kerala Chapter of Association of Radiation Oncologists of India
Organized/attended as Faculty in various International/National and Regional Conferences related to Cancer
Delivered Orations in State Conferences
President of the Kottayam Medical College Alumni Association
President of the Kottayam Government Medical College Former Faculty Forum
He is proficient in Malayalam, English and Hindi
"A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it."