Dr. Mathew Cherian started the department of interventional radiology in 1991 when they hardly any such departments in the country. Over the last three decades, the department has grown into a center of excellence.
It is the only interventional radiology department in a private hospital in this country with two angiography suites. The center performs about 2900 procedures every year and is a center for training.
Dr. Mathew Cherian was the founding member and past president of the Indian society of vascular and interventional radiology and the current president of the society of therapeutic neuro intervention. He is also the medical advisor for Boston Scientific Corporation(USA), Striker(USA), Medtronic Corporation(USA), Meril India, InspireMD(Israel).
He received the ISVIR Gold medal for outstanding contribution in the field of interventional radiology in India and also the lifetime achievement award from the IMA.
Indian Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Cardio Vascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe
Vascular Society of India
Association Surgeons of India and Indian Medical Association
Dr. Mathew Cherian Passed his MBBS from the MKCG Medical College, Berhampur in 1984 and was ranked third in the university. He then spend time as a resident doctor at the railway hospital, Perambur where he learnt the basics of angiography in 1985. Following this, he did his post-graduation in JIPMER, Pondicherry where he was instrumental in starting angiography and basics interventional radiology procedures. He passed out with a university gold medal and did his post doctor certificate in interventional radiology at the Shree Chitra Thirunal Institute, Trivandrum in 1990. He was awarded the fellowship of the Critical Care Society in 2020.
He received advanced training in Germany, France and South Korea. He is licensed to do complex neuro Vascular procedures by Boston Scientific Corporation, Stryker, Medtronic and Terumo Corporation.
He is a proctor for Boston Scientific Corporation, Stryker, Medtronic and Terumo Corporation and performs cases and trains doctors in the Asia Pacific region.
He has published close to 100 papers and he is the associate editor of the journal of clinical interventional radiology. He is a peer reviewer of several journals. He has written several chapters in text books and has delivered five national orations and several hundred lectures in India and aboard.
He is the member of the Indian Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, The Indian Society of Radiology and imaging, Cardio Vascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe, Vascular Society of India, Association Surgeons of India and Indian Medical Association.
He is one of the senior most interventional radiologists in India and has trained more than 20 interventional radiologists in India and aboard.
MBBS, MKCG Medical College – 1984
University Rank 3
MD, JIPMER – Pondicherry – 1989
University Gold Medal
PDCC, SCTIMST – 1990
FCSI – 2020
Has done extensive research in Intra Cranial aneurysms, intra cranial atherosclerotic disease, stroke, carbon di oxide angiography and vascular malformations.