Dr. Ravi Pullanikatil
MBBS M.D, D.N.B,Director, Sanjeevanam Hospital
Dr. Ravi Pullanikatil obtained his medical degree (MBBS) at the University of Madras (1981). He undertook his D. Orth from Dr. MGR Medical University in 1989 and completed his Diplomate NB (Orth) from National Board of Examinations, Delhi.
After his post-graduation in Orthopaedics, he began his professional career in 1981.
Over the years, he has been associated with various reputed hospitals like Danish
Mission Hospital (Tirukoilur), Department of Neurosurgery – Medical Trust Hospital (Cochin), Department of General Surgery – Elite Mission Hospital (Trichur). He has also spent a brief period as a resident factory medical officer at Perambalur Sugar Mills. In 1999, he joined Apollo Hospital as the Registrar in Orthopaedics, and later joined Sundram Medical Foundation as the Senior Registrar of Orthopaedics. In 1998 he shifted to Sultanate of Oman, where he worked as a Specialist of Orthopaedics at IBRI Regional Hospital under the Ministry of Health.
In 2011, he joined Sarayu Medical Centre as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon. He was also a visiting consultant at Rathimed Hospital (Chennai) and an Assistant Professor at Madha Medical College (Chennai).
Over the years, Dr. Pullanikattil has been the receiver of prestigious awards recognizing his contributions in the field. He won the Veera Reddy Memorial prize for Anatomy, Alumni Prize for Physiology and Alumni Prize for Biochemistry. He is a life time member of professional associations like Tamil Nadu Orthopaedic Association and Indian Medical Association. He is also an active member of the Madras Orthopaedic Society and Oman Orthopaedic Society.