Dr. Manu John is one of the few Palliative Oncologists in the state; with more than 10 years experience in Palliative Oncology. Dr. Manu John had undergone training in palliative care (BCCPM & National Fellowship in Palliative Medicine) from WHO collaborative center at Institute of Palliative Medicine, Calicut. He has work experience under renowned oncologist Dr. V P Gangadharan for over a period of 06 years. Having being worked at various prestigious Cancer Institutions across Kerala, Dr. Manu is currently working as Consultant Palliative Oncologist and an expert in treating Oncology Patients with palliative care needs, including Pain Management and End of Life Care at Caritas Hospital.
He is the member secretary, EC, Caritas Hospital from 2018 onwards.
National Fellowship in Palliative Medicine in 2014
BCCPM & National Fellowship in Palliative Medicine in 2013
MHA in 2015
PG diploma in Medical Radiology & Therapy from Govt. Medical College, Trivandrum in 2009
MBBS from Govt. Medical College, Calicut in 2005
Achievements and Expertise
Former visiting faculty at IPM Calicut and Pallium, India Trivandrum
Presented Paper on Palliative care in a National Conference of Legal Authorities
Chaired Sessions in Conferences related to Oncology, Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine
Conducted Various Awareness classes on Palliative Care
Conducted Various Cancer detection camps and classes
Doctor's Excellence award Caritas in 2018
Appreciation Award by Kottayam Brahmana Samooham for Cancer awareness program in 2018
Appreciation award by Sreddha Home Care services 2017
Along with his efforts, Caritas Palliative Care were awarded Best Palliative care unit in Kottayam District in 2014
KCBC award for Palliative Care unit's contribution 2014
He is proficient in Malayalam, English, Tamil & Hindi.
"A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it."