Caritas Hospital

Dr. T. U. Sukumaran

Senior Consultant Paediatrician

One of the most popular and highly acknowledged paediatricians of Central Kerala with more than 40 years of experience in Paediatrics, Childhood Asthma and related diseases. Dr. T. U Sukumaran specializes in Paediatric Pulmonology and Behavioral Medicine. He has special interests in Childhood Bronchial Asthma. Dr. Sukumaran actively involved in research. He published and presented more than 50 research papers on National and International research forums and conferences. He is the author of many Paediatric journals and made significant contributions to his specialty.

Govt. of Kerala honored him with “Best Doctor Award” in 2002 for his meritorious service to the Kerala’s Paediatric Healthcare.

Dr. T.U Sukumaran is currently working as Senior Consultant, in Department of Paediatrics, at Caritas Hospital.


Professional Qualification

PhD- Asthma and Environment from M.G University, Kottayam

MPhilBehavioral Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Behavioral Science, M.G University, Kottayam, in 2002

FIAP- Fellowship of Indian Academy of Paediatrics

DNB from National Board of Examination, New Delhi, in 1987

MD Paediatrics from University of Kerala, in 1985

MBBS from University of Kerala, in 1974


Achievements and Expertise

Dr. T. U Sukumaran is one of the senior most paediatricians in Central Travancore with more than 4 decades of teaching experiences in various Medical Colleges in Kerala as tutor and professor

Dr. Sukumaran designated many administrative positions and was the superintendent of ICH, Kottayam and PIMS Thiruvalla

As an academician he served as an examiner for many years at various Medical Colleges across the country

He worked as principal investigator for many International and National study groups and presented many advantageous clinical studies



Former National President of IAP

Served as Former Chairperson - Environment and Child Health Group of IAP

Former National President - Respiratory Chapter of IAP

Was the National President of Paediatric Allergy Association of India

He served as National Executive Board Member IAP- 7 times

South zone coordinator of women's wing, Indian Association of Paediatrics (IAP) Kerala.

President, Indian Association of Paediatrics (IAP) Kottayam

Secretary, Kerala Division of Respiratory Chapter, IAP

State President NNF, Kerala

Life time member of Indian Association of Paediatrics (IAP)

Life time member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Member National Neonatology Forum (NNF)



Best Doctor Award by Govt. of Kerala in 2002

Best Doctor Award by World Malayalee Council

Kamalpatra Award by Indian Junior Chamber

Outstanding Leadership Award by American Biographic Society

He has secured many other awards by several orations, IAP and other social organizations based upon his remarkable service


He is proficient in English, Malayalam & Hindi.