Dr. Sajan Thomas
A highly trained Neonatologist with more than 29 years of experience, Dr. Sajan Thomas has worked in some of the best hospitals in the Ministry of Health, Oman and India. An expert in management of low-weight neonates, he has enough experience in advanced neonatal intensive care in Level 3 NICUs. He has special interest in Neonatology and pre-term babies.
Dr Sajan had given significant contribution to Caritas Neonatology, acting as a team leader to establish the Level 3 NICU at Caritas Hospital. Under his leadership Caritas Neonatology has upgraded to one of its prime centers in Kerala with lowest mortality rates, at par with highest International standards in pre-term babies
In addition, Dr Sajan is the Associate Medical Director of Caritas Hospital.
MRCPCH from Royal College of Paediatrics & Child health, United Kingdom in 2002
DCH from Karnataka Govt. Medical College, Hubli under Karnataka university in 1991
MBBS from Medical College, Kottayam under Kerala university in 1988
Achievements and Expertise
National Merit Scholarship Award winner
Former Specialist in Paediatrics & Neonatology at Ministry of Health, Oman
Worked as Consultant Paediatrician at St. Thomas Hospital
ARI / CDD Mater Trainer – Ministry of Health, Oman
Worked, Focal point for DIAMOND Registry Programme of WHO to register children with Diabetes Mellitus
Co-author of study on high Prevelence of Microcytic Anaemia in Omani children, published in Annals of Tropical Paediatrics in 2001
Presented paper on Hypernatremic Dehydration in Neonates at National Women & Children Workshop, Oman in 2005
Presented paper on Diabetes in Children in Annual Regional Workshop, Oman in 2005
Presented paper on Total Parenteral Nutrition & Enteral Nutrition in Neonate at Art of Neonatology Wokshop, Oman in 2006
Organized and conducted CME’s and Public Awareness activities under the purview of Caritas Neonatology
He is proficient in Malayalam & English.