WHY UNIVERSAL HOSPITAL

We have a team of highly talented and experienced multinational medical professionals who speak our patient’s local language thus not making language as a barrier. Universal Hospital believes in paperless culture and has integrated all the departments through a hi-tech IT system that reduces the patient waiting time and allows them to get a smooth and quick service experience through out the hospital.

REACH YOUR WELLNESS

Dr Ali Iyoob

MBBS, MS(Gen Surg), MCh(GI Surg), FRCS
Specialist Gastrointestinal Surgery

EDUCATION

- MBBS - Calicut University 1992
- MS(Gen Surgery) - Calicut University 1997
- MCh(Surgical Gastroenterology/GI Surgery) - Kerala University 2010
- FRCS - Royal College of Glasgow (UK) 2004
- Trained at
      - Royal Liverpool Hospital NHS, UK
      - Nagoya University Hospital, Japan

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

- Consultant Gastro Intestinal Surgeon, Aster Medcity, Kochi
- Associate Professor Surgical Gastroenterology Medical College, Trivandrum, India
- Asst Professor Surgical Gastroenterology Medical College, Trivandrum, India
- Senior Lecturer/ Asst Professor Surgical Gastroenterology Medical College, Calicut (Kozhikode), India

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

- More than 12 years experience in performing Complex Gastro-intestinal & Hepatobiliary Surgeries
- More than 15 years experience of performing Complex laparoscopic procedures
- Regularly performing all major GI surgical procedures - Conventional, Laparoscopic & Robotic procedures for diseases of:
      - Oesophagus
      - Stomach
      - Colorectum
      - Liver
      - Pancreas and biliary tract (Hepatobiliary Tract)
      - Hiatus hernia
      - Other hernias
- Bariatric Surgery for Obesity
- Experienced in minimally invasive gastrointestinal cancer surgeries

MAIN AREAS OF INTEREST

- Surgery on esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, biliary system, colon
- Pancreatic cancer & Whipple's surgery
- Bile duct neoplasms and cancers
- Oesophageal cancers
- Robotic GI surgery

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

- Performed first Robotic Esophagectomy in Kerala (First Robotic Gastro-intestinal Surgery in Kerala)
- Devised an instrument to perform cost effective lap appendicectomy
- Faculty of Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (FMAS) conducted by AMASI
- Faculty of State and National Conferences on GI surgery
- Official Reviewer of IJS Journal
- Received awards in Conference presentations
- Presented research papers in National and International conferences and published several papers in International Journals.

Dr Ali Iyoob

MBBS, MS(Gen Surg), MCh(GI Surg), FRCS
Specialist Gastrointestinal Surgery