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Dr. Gireesh Kumar K. P

Principal, Amrita School of Medicine
Clinical Professor and Head

Department: Emergency Medicine
Qualification: MD (Internal Medicine)

About Me

Dr. Gireesh Kumar K. P. currently serves as Principal, Amrita School of Medicine and Head of Department and Professor at Department of Emergency Medicine, Amrita Hospital, Kochi. He is one of the pioneers in the field of emergency medicine in India. He started the first emergency medicine specialty in Kerala. He is trained in the management of all major medical emergencies and acute trauma cases. He has also authored eight well-known books in the field of internal medicine / emergency and critical care medicine. He has special interest in management of snakebite cases and infectious diseases/ HIV and sepsis cases and has teaching experience of more than 10 years for postgraduates and undergraduates in medicine and emergency /critical care divisions.

Area of Interest (s)

  • Medical Emergencies
  • Snake Bite and Toxicology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • HIV


Book Publications

  • Medicine At Your Fingertips (Textbook of Medicine).
  • Medicine Made Easy( Handbook of Clinical Medicine).
  • Handbook of Diabetes and Diabetic Emergencies.
  • Current Concepts of Sepsis Management.HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines.
  • Fluid Electrolytes and Acid base Balance.
  • Handbook of Antibiotics.
  • Advanced Emergency Life Support Protocols.