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Dr. Jimmy Mathew

Clinical Professor

Department: Centre for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Qualification: MS (General Surgery) MCh (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)
Email: jimmymathew@aims.amrita.edu

About Me

Dr. Jimmy Mathew passed his MBBS from Medical College, Trichur and did his MS (General Surgery) from JIPMER (Puducherry). He completed his MCh in Plastic Reconstructive surgery in 2005 from Medical College, Calicut. He worked in Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut for a brief period before moving on to St. Johns, Bangalore, and was a faculty there for two years. He joined the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in August 2009 and has been serving as a faculty, reconstructive microsurgeon and cosmetic surgeon since then.

Area of Interest (s)

  • Reconstructive microsurgery.
  • Head and neck surgery and reconstruction.
  • Cancer reconstruction.
  • Body shaping surgeries.
  • Liposuction and breast reconstruction.
  • Management of obesity.


  • The defect components and reconstructive options in composite orbito-maxillary defects with orbital exoneration. Shawn T, Thankappan K., Mathew J., Iyer S.
  • Short term augmentation of venous drainage with extra corporeal shunt and simultaneous auto transfusion, for salvaging a congested free flap. Patil R., Kiran J., Sharma S., Sharma M., Mathew J.
  • Reply to Dr. Henderson et-al's comments. Udayakumaran S., Panikar D., Mathew J., Child Nervous system 06/2013;[1.54 IF].
  • Practical Technique for predictable wedge osteotomies during Microvascular free fibula reconstruction after mandibulectomy. Sharma M, Balasubramanian D., Thankappan K., Mathew J., Jayaprasad K., Iyer S., Journal of reconstructive Microsugery 05/2013; [1.43 IF].
  • Safety and efficacy of low molecular weight dextran (Dextran 40) in Head and Neck free flap reconstruction. Jayaprasad K., Mathew J., Thankappan K., Sharma M., Duraiswamy S., Rajan S., Paul J., Iyer S., Journal of reconstructive Microsurgery 04/2013; [1.43 IF].
  • Propellar flaps in the closure of free fibula flap donor skin defect: Sharma M., Balasubramanian D., Thankappan K., Sampathi Rao C L., Mathew J., Chavere S., Iyer S., Annal of plastic suregry 01/2013;[1.29 IF].
  • Dilemmas and challenges in the management of a neonate with Adams - Oliver syndrome with infected giant aplasia cutis lesion and exsanguination; a case based update. Udayakumaran S., Mathew J., Paniker D. Child's nervous system 12/2012,[1.54 IF].
  • Tensor fascia lata-iliac crest -internal oblique free flap for composite orbito - maxillary defect with orbital exenteration. Iyer S., Thankappan K., Kuriakose M. A., Sampathirao .C. S., Mathew J., Sharma S., - Journal of Plastic Reconstructive andAesthetic surgery 12/2012;[1.49 IF].
  • The reverse sural artery neurocutaneous flap under combined sciatic and femoral nerve block for lower limb defects; a series of ten cases - Appukuttan A., Mathew J., Varghese .S., Jagadeesh S., - European journal of Plastic Surgery. 2005.
  • Reconstruction indication of simultaneous double free flap in the Head and Neck: A case series and literature review. Balasubramanian D., Thankappan K., Kuriakose M A., Duraiswamy S., Sharn R., Mathew J., Sharma M., Iyer S. Microsurgery 03/2012:32(6):423-30[1.61IF].
  • Cricotracheal reconstruction with free radial forearm flap and titanium mesh. Balasubramanian D., Thankappan K., Shetty Sharan., Jayaprasad K., Mathew J., Iyer S., Head and Neck 01/2012; [2.4 IF].
  • Cross-Chest liposuction. Murali B., Vijayaraghavan S., Kishore P., Iyer S., Mathew J., Sharma M., Paul G., Chavre S., Indian Journal of plastic surgery 01/2011;44(1):81-6.
  • Three-flap cover for total hand degloving. Doctor A M., Mathew J., Ellur S., Anusham A. Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgery 11/2009;63(4), 402-5[1.49IF].
  • A plastic Surgeon's lament. Mathew J- Indian journal of plastic suregry 01/2009;42(1):130.
  • The limberg flap for cutaneous defects-a two year experience. Mathew J., Varghese S., Jagadeesh.S. Indian Journal of surgery 10/2007; 69(5):184-6[.86IF].
  • The reverse sural artery island flap for defect of the lower third of the leg-A. Clinical series of 16 cases. Mathew J. Journal of orthopedics 01/2006.
  • A new method of Tumescent infiltration for local anesthesia. Mathew J., Varghese S., Jagadeesh S.- Journal of Plastic., Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. 2006, 59(5): 563.
  • Tumescent infiltration versus femoral nerve block for skin graft harves t- A randomized prospective study- Mathew J., Varghese S., Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery 2005; 38: 110-113.

Book Publications

  • The Stethoscope and the Scalpel- A book of short stories - Published by Paras Medical Publisher - 2012.
  • Blood, Sweat and Cheers - published by Leadstart publishing Mumbai- 2013