Aster Medicity
Dr. Ramkumar P

Dr. Ramkumar P

Senior Consultant

An anaesthesiologist who is an expert in pain management and palliative medicine, Dr. Ramkumar P has more than 20 years of experience to his credit. Trained at some of the best medical institutions in the country, he excels in multi-modal analgesia and interventions for chronic head ache, neck pain, shoulder pain, lower back pain, gluteal pain, chronic abdominal and pelvic pain, knee pain, peripheral vascular disease, post herpetic neuralgia, phantom limb pain and also the total care/ palliative care for cancer patients.
He is also an expert at managing recurrent ascites and pleural effusions with indwelling catheter.

Qualifications

PG Diploma Medicine - Palliative Care (Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia) | MD in Anaesthesia (Govt. Medical College, Baroda) | MBBS (Govt. Medical College, Thrissur)

Achievements

Expertise in interventions like:

  • Trigeminal Nerve Block
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Thoracic Splanchnic Block (Coeliac Plexus Block)
  • Chemical Lumbar Sympathectomy
  • Hypogastric Plexus Block
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Cervical & Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection
  • PARS Block
  • Facet Joint Block
  • RFA of Facet / Median branch of Dorsal Nerve
  • Pulsed RF for Shoulder Pain and Knee pain
  • Dry Needling or IMS for the Myofascial Trigger points
  • Clinical Professor in Anaesthesia & Head of the Division of Pain & Palliative Medicine
  • Pain and palliative care department, Kasturba Medical College Manipal
  • In charge of Pain and Palliative care clinic, Amala Cancer Hospital
  • In charge of Pain & Palliative Care Clinic, West Fort Hi Tech Hospital Thrissur
  • Part of the Comprehensive Cancer Care Team, which aims at bettering the quality of life of cancer patients
  • Published research articles
  • Proficient in Malayalam, English, Hindi, Gujarati, Kannada