The Department of Endocrinology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, will organize AMRITA THYROID UPDATE 2018 on Sunday, 29th July 2018 at HolidayInn Kochi. The CME is designed to cover all core clinical scenarios in thyroid disorders that we clinicians come across in our practice.

A Satellite symposium "ENDOCRINOLOGY FOR GYNAECOLOGISTS" is also being organised as part of the CME, customised to help the Gynaecologists to streamline their management of common endocrinology cases including diabetes, thyroid, PCOS & Infertility .


Session 1
09.00 to 11.00 am
Chair Persons : Dr. M. G. K. Pillai, Dr. Srinivas Kamath
09.00 am to 9.30 am The many facets oflhyroidtis Dr. R.V Jayakumar
09.00 am to 9.30 am Director & CEO of Indian Institute of Diabetes:
Consultmt Endocrinologist at Aster Medcity. Cochin
09.30 am to 10.00 am Thyroid Nodule Evaluation Dr. P. K. Jabbar
HOO Dept of Endocrinology .MCH.
Thiruvananthapuram: Additional Directnrlndian Institute of Diabetes
10.00 am to 10.30 am Subclinical hypothyroidism: When to treat Dr. A. G. Unnikrishnan
CEO & Endocrinologist at CheUaram Diabetes
Institute. Pune
10.30 am to 11.00 am Interpreting abnormal thyroid function tests Dr. Thomas Paul
Professortlept of Endocrinology CMC VeUore
11.00 am to 11.15 am Tea Break
Session 2
11.15 am to 01.15 pm
HALL A Thyroid and Allied Specialities Chair Persons : Dr. Binu P. S., Dr. Padma Sunadram, Dr. Hari K.
11.15 am to 11.45 am When to refer for thyroidectomy Dr. C Gopalakrishnan Nair
Professor Dept Of General Surgery. AIMS. Kochi
11.45 pm to 12.15 pm Thyroidectomy without neck scar: When and how Dr. Krishnakumar
Professor Dept of Head &
Neck Surgery. AIMS. Kochi
12.15 pm to 12.45 pm Role of nuclear medicine in thyroid disorders other than thyroid carcinoma Dr. P Shanmughasundaram
Professor &. HOD Dept of Nuclear Medicine
.AIMS. Koehl
12.45 pm to 1.15 pm Cytology and histopathology of thyroid: How cfinicians should interpret. Dr. Ajith Nambiar
Professor & HOD Dept of Pathology. AIMS. Kochi
HALL B SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM : Endicrinology For Gynaecologists Chairpersons : Dr. Radhamony K, Dr. Fessy Louis, Dr. Anita Nambiar
11 .15 am to 11.45 am Thyroid disorders in pregnancy changes in latest guidelines Dr. Mini G Pillai
Endocrinologist Lakshmi Hospilal, Kochi
11.45 am to 12.15 pm Pregnancy and Diabetes Dr. P Jayaprakash
Consultant Endocrinologist Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi
12.15 pm to 12.45 pm lnfertilty an endocrine perspective Dr. Joe George
Consultant Endocrinologist Endodiab Clinic.
12. 45 pm to 1.15 pm Non Conventional therapies for PCOS the evidence Dr. Anish Ahmed
Consultant Endocrinologist
Moulana Hospital, Malappuram
Lunch   1.30 pm to 2 pm
Session 3
02.00 to 03.00 pm
Case based discussion   Moderator : Dr. Vasantha Nair, Professor Endocrinology, AIMS, Kochi
02.00 pm to 03.00 pm Interesting Thyroid Cases Panelists
Dr. Ajish T P .
Assl. Prof. Endocrinology. Travancore
Medical College. Kollam Dr. Vi pin V P .
Consullant Endocrinologist Aster Medcity.
Dr. Annie A Pulikkal
Consultant Endocrinologist Medical Trust
Hospijal. Kochi
Session 4
03.00 to 04.00 pm
Chair Persons : Dr. Rafeeq Muhamed, Dr. Bhaskaran
03.00 pm to 03.30 pm Hyperthyroidism: What everyone needs to know Dr. Vimal M. V.
Consultant Endocrinologist Aster MIMS.
03.30 pm to 04.00 pm Dietary/ nondietary influences on thyroid Dr. frttu Oommen

Consultant Endocrinologist Pruvidence
Diabel2s Specialty Centre.Trivandrum
Tea   04.00pm

Organizing Committee

Dr. Harish Kumar, Dr. Vasantha Nair, Dr. Arun S Menon,
Dr. Nisha Bhavani, Dr. Praveen VP, Dr. Usha Menon,
Dr. Nithya Abraham, Dr. Aswin P

Event Details
2018-07-29 09:00 to 17:00
School of Medicine