Dr Kurian has a strong background in Internal Medicine and Neurology, having completed post graduate training in Internal Medicine and Neurology in India. This was followed by one year training in Medicine in the United Kingdom and the MRCP (UK). His basic specialist training in Anaesthesia took place in Manchester. Specialist registrar appointments were at St George’s Hospital in London and in various District General Hospitals in Surrey and Sussex as part of the South West Thames Anaesthetic Training Programme. During this period he spent one year in full time pain medicine training. He has trained in advanced interventional techniques in University of Lausanne Switzerland and International Spinal Intervention Society in United States of America.He was appointed as Consultant Anaesthetist with special interest in Pain Medicine to Surrey& Sussex Health Care Trust in April 2002.
He was a Council representative for South East Coast Hospital Consultants and Specialist Association and Pain Medicine Lead for Service development, Education and Training.
He is in full time Private Practice now.
MD MRCP(UK) FRCA Certifications
CCST Postgraduate Medical Training Board
FFICM Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine
FFPM Faculty of Pain Medicine.
MRCP (UK) Royal
College of Physicians.
FFARCS College of Anaesthetists.
DA (UK) Royal College of Anaesthetists.
Intensive Care Medicine.
Diploma in Pain
Teaching KSS Deanery London.
National Board of Examinations
Medicine), Kerala University India.
MBBS University of Madras, India.
J Chandy gold medal-best out going clinical student- 1984 Christian
Medical College, Vellore.
Guruswamy Mudaliar prize-1984 outstanding performance in final MBBS
examination, University of Madras.
Travel Fellowship 2001 St Georges University London UK.
Clinical Excellence Awards four from Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust.
Publications and Presentations:
Syndrome - Clinical Follow up with Electrophysiological Studies.Kurian J.
Thesis accepted by the University of Kerala as partial requirement
for completion of MD Degree examination and presented at the annual
conference of the Association of the Physicians of India,
in Journal of the Association of the Physicians of India Vol 40 No1
of measurement of haemodynamic variables. Maintaining the initialenthusiasm.
J, Mathew S.
at the third international conference,Maastricht on “Sepsis in the
Abstracted in Clinical Intensive
Care Vol 8 No 3 1997.
disposal habits of Anaesthetists.
at the Southern Society of Anaesthetists summer meeting 12th June
Blink duration and
frequency as indicators of daytime sleepiness among trainee
J Raghavan V.
Presented at the
Annual Scientific Meeting of the AAGBI 28
of September 2000.
Quality of web based information on neuropathic
pain: cross sectional survey. Kurian J,
S W Wartan. Poster presentation at the Pain Society Annual Scientific
Meeting: 27 – 30 March 2001.
Predicting the operative end time: Can we rely on
the surgeon’s estimate?
J, Raghavan V, Dhileepan S.
presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the AAGBI 12
to 14 of
Statistical Modelling to predict the duration of
surgery in the absence of historical time data.
J, Raghavan V, Shetty P.
at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Southern Society of
Combined NMBA monitor cum nerve locator for developing countries
using locally available technology;
and Educational exhibit, ASA annual meeting, Orlando, USA October
massive overdose of atracurium. Vohra SB,
British Journal of Intensive Care July / August 1998 : 120-121
Spinal Anaesthesia for caesarean section in a
patient with cervical cord compression
Journal of Obstetric Anaesthesia
post operative hypoglycaemia in a malnourished patient.
J, Kaul V. Canadian
Journal of Anaesthesia 48:881-883 (2001).
Anaesthesiol Scand 2001
rule of three
J, Raghavan V, Shetty S.
Anaesthesia 2001 Dec;56(12):1205
of epidurals during and after surgery
J Raghavan V Shetty PLancet.
2001 Dec 1;358(9296):1903
unusual case of airway obstruction
J, Renwick N.
British. J. Anaesth . 2001
Minimizing the risk
of dural puncture during cervical epidural injection.
J, Raghavan V, Raobaikady R. Anesthes
and Analg 2002 May;94(5):1366
of NICE guidance on the provision of ultrasound machines for central
M. Mcgregor, A.
Rashid, N. Sable, and J. Kurian
J. Anaesth. 2006; 97: 117-118
Do We Miss Serious Rib Fractures in the Intensive Care Unit
Kurian, Cheema Oti, Anwar Rashid, Mark
McGregor, Naveen Sable.
2006; 105: A818
Outcome after ICU
Admission in Patients over Ninety Years Old.
Desikan, Brabara Bray, Jones Kurian,
Syed Ali, William Chappel.
2007; 107: A331
Ultrasonography in the
intensive care unit: Applications of hand-carried ultrasound.
Hospital Equipment and Solutions 2007; 33 (6): 10-11
Spine Pain Interventional Procedures. Standards and Adverse Incidents
Kurian J ,
S. Kunnumpuruthu, D. Phukan, G. Kumar
Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2008 ; 33(5):e217
with Preoperative Echocardiography Testing Guidelines.
Peter Bajorek, Ganesh Kumar, Sreekumar Kunnumpurathu,
2008; 109: A883
Lignocaine for the treatment of Neuropathic Pain. Outcome, adverse
events and patient satisfaction.Kurian
Kumar, S. Kunnumpurath, M. Cernicki, S. Ali
European Journal of Anaesthesia 2008; Vol25, Sup 44.
study : Chapter 25 Fibromyalgia, Arthritic and Myofascial pain.
of Pain Management for Students with case studies and Review
Questions. 1st edition, Springer 2010.
present in the genetic level inpainful diabetic neuropathy. N
Kunnumpurathu, J Kurian, R Sarawathy.
Medicine 2012: Vol 13 : 34
Chromosomal Aberrations and Exon 1 Mutation in the AKR1B1 Gene in Patients with Diabetic Neuropathy.
Radha Saraswathy, Sudhaa Anand, Sree Kumar Kunnumpurath, Jones Kurian, Alan David Kaye, and Nalini Vadivelu
The Ochsner Journal: Fall 2014, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 339-342.