Amrita Head & Neck Allied Specialities’ Meet 2018

Radiation Oncology Module

Organised by Department of Head & Neck Surgery and Department of Radiation Oncology

Endorsed by Foundation for Head & Neck Oncology (FHNO)

Dates : May 18-19, 2018

Venue : Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi

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For More Details and Registration, contact:

Ms. Kavitha Santhosh
Administrative Officer, Head & Neck Surgery,
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita Lane, Ponekkara, Kochi - 682041
Phone No : 0484 2851401
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International Conference on Hospital and Healthcare Management

Date : 26th May 2018

Venue : Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi

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World Glaucoma Week 2018

Beat Invisible Glaucoma

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences is celebrating World Glaucoma Week (March 11 – 17, 2018) with programs throughout the week under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Meenakshi Dhar, Head of Glaucoma Services. They are:


As a jumpstart to the weeklong awareness programmes during the World Glaucoma Week, we have organized:

Glaucoma Walkathon” on March 11, 2018 [Sunday] 4:30 pm at Fort Kochi [near Parade ground, Opposite Cochin Club], to be flagged off at 4.30 pm

This is organized by Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cochin Ophthalmic Club [which includes all ophthalmologists in Cochin], KSOS under the aegis of Glaucoma Society of India and KSOS, with enthusiastic support from IMA {Cochin branch}, Inner Wheel Club of Cochin, Rotary Club of Cochin and Women Explorers [WE] along with doctors, students and staff of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. Many celebrities are expected. Ms. Shiny Mathew, Councillor, Fort Kochi has consented to be the Chief Guest.

Let us walk and let people learn about the silent killer, GLAUCOMA

Additional highlights:

  • “Warm up with Zumba” By Anju & Praveen Street Play on ‘Glaucoma Awareness’ by optometry students of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences

Look forward to seeing you there with friends and family!!!!!!!!

2. Glaucoma Awareness Campaign daily 8:30 – 10:00 am with awareness Performa’s, videos and talks at the various areas in the hospital.
3. FREE GLAUCOMA SCREENING 2 - 3 PM DAILY from 12th - 16th March at the Ophthalmology department Tower 1 Ground floor.
4. Free IOP checkup through the day near Atrium in A’ Block Ground Floor from 12th - 17th March
5. FREE GLAUCOMA SCREENING at Amrita Health Centre, Njyaliparambu Junction , Fort Kochi on 15th March Thursday 9-12 am
6. Glaucoma Poster Competition

   Theme for poster making:
   Beat Invisible Glaucoma
   Unmonitored use of steroid eye drops / Tablets can cause glaucoma

Department of Ophthalmology
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences

PhonoCon 2018

14th Annual Conference of the Association of Phonosurgeons of India

Dates : February 02 - 04, 2018

Organized by the Department of ENT, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in association with AOI Kochi

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Epileptology Fellowship at Amrita Advanced Centre for Epilepsy

One of the most advanced comprehensive epilepsy centres in India is inviting applications for Epilepsy Fellowships. Two seats are available every year. Duration of the fellowship is one year. The fellowship is designed provide expertise and proficiency in the following areas:

  • Comprehensive understanding: Refractory epilepsy, epilepsy syndromes, women with epilepsy, pediatric epilepsy
  • Advanced electrophysiology of epilepsy including electrical source localization
  • Presurgical evaluation of epilepsy, including:
    1. VEEG telemetry,
    2. Advanced interictal EEG/ictal EEG/semiology characterization,
    3. Ictal SPECT,
    4. Interictal PET,
    5. 3T and functional MRI
  • Advanced techniques in epilepsy surgery:
    1. Intracranial EEG,
    2. detailed SEEG methodology,
    3. functional brain mapping (fMRI, intraoperative & extraoperative electrocortical stimulation, Wada),
    4. Advanced Intracranial EEG analysis (HFO mapping, CCEP, ictal onset stimulation mapping,
    5. intraoperative electrocorticography,
    6. advanced image coregistry techniques as applied to epilepsy surgery,
    7. Neuromodulation therapy including DBS.
  • Comprehensive clinical experience in long-term medical management of epilepsy including:
    1. ketogenic diet
    2. evidence-based drug management.
  • Research thesis in clinical epileptology

Interested candidates are advised to send resume and contact:

K. Radhakrishnan MD, DM, FAMS, FAAN, FANA
Head, Amrita Advanced Centre for Epilepsy
Professor, Department of Neurology
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