Dr. George Thayil

MD, FAMA (Card.), FCCP, FICC, FACC
Fellow Aust. Board of Cardiology
Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Chief Unit II Cardiology,
State President, Indian College of Cardiology.

     
Educational Qualifications:

A highly qualified medical practitioner, Dr Thayil has augmented his knowledge by undergoing specialized training at distinguished universities of the world. He always strive to be in pace with the constant changes that the medical field undergoes, especially in the field of Cardiology. His educational qualifications include:

  • B.Sc. (University of Kerala)
  • ARZT (Graduation in Medicine, University of Munich )
  • M D. (Doctorate in Medicine, University of Munich )
  • F.A.M.A (Board Certification in Cardiology, Aust. National Specialty Board)
  • FCCP (Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians )
  • FACC (Fellow of the American College of Cardiology )
  • FICC (Fellow of the Indian College of Cardiology).

Professional Achievements:

It is but natural that a person of such urge for knowledge and service will be an achiever in his chosen field of work. Dr Thayil has served many a prestigious institutions at different parts of the world. His career graph reflects his accomplishments as well.

  • House surgeon, University of Munich teaching hospitals, Munich.
  • Resident Doctor at District Hospital at Wegscheid, Germany.
  • Resident in Internal medicine, Abha General Hospital, Saudi Arabia.
  • Registrar and Clinical Tutor in Cardiology, Asir Central University Hospital, Saudi Arabia.
  • Fellow in Cardiology at University Cardiology Hospital, Vienna Austria.
  • Fellow in Cardiology at Wels General Hospital, Wels, Austria.
  • Staff Cardiologist at German Heart Centre, Munich.
  • Founder Head, Dept. of Cardiology, Lourdes Hospital, Ernakulam.

Professional Membership:

Always an active member of medical fraternity, Dr Thayil believes that the medical associations are not only the ideal platforms for exchanging innovative ideas, but also to in bring a feeling of camaraderie between the fraternity members.
Dr. Thayil is a life member of the following medical associations:

  • Cardiological Society of India
  • Indian College of Cardiology
  • Indian Academy of Echocardiography
  • Indian Medical association
  • German Society of Cardiology
  • Austrian Society of Cardiology
  • European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention And Rehabilitation
  • Heart failure Association of European Society of Cardiology
  • Acute Cardiac Care Association of European Society of Cardiology.

Social Work:

As a person who strongly believes in socially inclusive, humane medical practices, Dr. Thayil has instituted a trust named "SHALOM Charitable Fund". Through this trust, he gives financial assistance to the poor and needy heart patients. The fund required for all the activities of the trust is raised from the proceeds received from sales of his books as well as the remunerations received from the articles published by him in various print media. Donations from well-wishers and patients also go into the corpus of the trust, which is solely operated by Dr. Thayil.

His other social initiatives include:

  • Organized / Participated in more than 30 medical camps over the last two decades.
  • Offer free medical camps (Mass Epidemic) to the Public and Orphanage

Awards and Recognitions:

As one would expect, a person of the stature of Dr. Thayil is recognized for his valuable contributions to the medical field and society at large. Dr. Thayil has been honoured with numerous awards and recognitions like

  • "Global Excellency Medical Award" for the Best Malayali Doctor by Global Malayali Council, in 2007.
  • "Prasasthi Pathram" for the best Doctor by Newman Association of India, 2009
  • "Sarvodhayam Kurian Smaraka Award" (2013) for social initiatives in Ernakulam and neighbourhood.
  • "Kudumbadeepam Award" for the best book, in 2008
  • Honoured with "Fellowship" by the American College of Cardiology, in 2008

Family:

Dr Thayil confesses that the pillar of his strength is the unconditional support extended by his family. His family consists of:

  • Wife - Dr. Subha George (Palakunnel), Neuro-psychiatrist (Runs a Headache Care centre at Ernakulam).
  • Daughters - Annmary MBA (Married to Jithin Josey Punnapuzha, B.E.,MBA, PMP, CBAP, Senior Solution Analyst, LOWES Corporation, Charlotte, North Carolina).
  • Elismary ( MBA Student at Christ University, Bangalore).






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Global Excellency Medical Award for the Best Malayali Doctor by Global Malayali Council, in 2007.          Prasasthi Pathram for the best Doctor by Newman Association of India, 2009.          Sarvodhayam Kurian Smaraka Award   (2013) for social initiatives in Ernakulam and neighbourhood          Kudumbadeepam Award for the best book, in 2008.          Fellowship by the American College of Cardiology in 2008.
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