Dr Vinod J Kuriakose

Speciality - Pediatrics & Neonatology
Designation - Specialist

Lic No. P9692

Qualification: MBBS; MD (Pediatrics)

Brief description:

Dr. Vinod J Kuriakose completed his MBBS from JJM Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka, India in 2005 and joined MOSC Medical college, Kolenchery, Kerala, India for Internship. After completing the internship in 2006, he joined the same JJM Medical College, Davangere for post-graduation in Pediatrics. He was trained under the well-known Pediatrician and eminent professor Dr. M L Kulkarni and completed his MD Pediatrics in 2009.

After procuring his MD in Pediatrics, he joined Pushpagiri Medical College and Research Center, Thiruvalla, Kerala, India in 2009 and worked as Assistant Professor till 2012 under the leadership and guidance of renowned professors Dr. Sushama Bai and Dr. T U Sukumaran.

Later he worked as Consultant Pediatrician and Neonatologist in St. Johns hospital, Idukki, Kerala and St. Joseph’s hospital, Kothamangalam, Kerala from 2012-2016 having wide exposure in the field of pediatrics and neonatology.


Area of Interest:

Respiratory infections like Pneumonia, Croup syndrome

Childhood allergies and bronchial asthma

Childhood skin infections

Central nervous system infections

Febrile seizure and other seizure disorders in childhood

Diarrhea and malnutrition management

Neonatal issues like Preterm babies, Meconium aspiration syndrome, Jaundice, Sepsis


Previous experience:

Pushpagiri Medical College and Research center, Thiruvalla, Kerala as Asst. Professor (2009-2012)

St. John of God Hospital, Kattappana, Idukki, Kerala as Consultant (2012-2015)

St. Joseph’s hospital (Dharmagiri), Kothamangalam, Kerala as Consultant (2015-2016)

Professional Membership:

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)


Special interest:

Childhood allergies and asthma management

Respiratory infections and related issues

Feeding issues in newborn and infants

Growth and Development issues



  1. Kuriakose V, Kulkarni ML et al. Photo quiz- Frontonasal dysplasia. Pediatrics Today 2007; vol X no.4: 267-268.
  2. Kuriakose V, Kulkarni ML et al. Photo quiz- Seckel Syndrome. Pediatrics Today 2007; vol X no. 5 : 270-271.
  3. Kuriakose V, Guruprasad GP. Jaundice in Term Neonates-Protocol and Management. National Neonatology Forum (NNF) protocols 2010