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Dr. Biji Thomas George

Associate Professor- Surgery

Educational Qualification:
  • MS (General Surgery) 1998, University of Kerala, India
  • FRCS (General Surgery) 2003, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK
  • Dip. NB (General Surgery) 2000, National Board Examinations, India
  • MBBS 1990, University of Madras, India
Professional Career
Teaching experience
  • Associate Professor & Course coordinator for MBBS Year 4, RAK College of Medical Sciences, RAK Medical and Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. 2018 to Present
  • Associate Professor , Sree Mookambika Institute of Medical Sciences, Tamil Nadu, India. 2011 -12
  • Assistant Professor , Sree Mookambika Institute of Medical Sciences, Tamil Nadu, India. 2006- 2011
Clinical experience
  • Specialist Surgeon (part-time), RAK Hospital, UAE. 2019 to present)
  • Specialist General Surgeon , Royal Medical and Dental Center, RAK, UAE 2017- 18
  • Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Atlas Hospital, Muscat, Oman 2015 - 2016)
  • Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Starcare First Medical Center, Muscat, Oman 2012 - 2015
  • Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon, SK Hospital, Trivandrum, India  2003 - 2012
  • Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Vanchinad Hospitals, Trivandrum, India  2002 to 2004
  • Junior Consultant Surgeon, St. Joseph's Hospital, Anchal, India 1998 to 2002
Medical Licences:
  • Specialist General Surgeon, MOH, UAE
  • Consultant General Surgeon, MOH, Oman
  • General Surgeon, Indian Medical Council
  • General Surgeon, Travancore-Cochin Medical Council
  • Administrator of Operation Theater – SK Hospital, India
  • Administrator of Operation Theater and Journal Editor – Starcare Hospital, Oman
  • Organizer of multiple continuing medical education programs
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Quality control in clinical practice
  • Breast, thyroid and minimally invasive surgery
  • Use of digital media in medical education
Research Profile
Citation Scores

Citations: 14

h-index: 3

  • Posterior tibial tendon injury - is missed diagnosis, a possibility? Should it be suspected in all ankle eversion sprains? - a Case Report, IJSR 2020, 9(10), 1-2. doi:10.36106/ijsr (Google Scholar)
  • The retrieval of a surgical blade broken within the alveolar bone during minimally traumatic tooth extraction, BMJ Case Reports 2021;14:e240162. (Scopus)
  • Considerations in Real-time Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (rRT-PCR) for the Detection of SARS-CoV-2 from Nasopharyngeal Swabs, Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International, 2021, 33(17), 68-78. (Web of Science)
  • Subhepatic appendicitis: A diagnostic conundrum, Journal of Health Sciences 2021 11 (2) 130-136, (Scopus)
  • Spigelian Hernia and Appendicitis: A Rare Case Report, New Emirates Medical Journal 2022; 3(2) : e211022210305 . (Scopus)
Service to Profession
  • Reviewer for RAKMHSU Research Ethics Committee
  • Reviewer for Journal of Dental Education
  • Reviewer for  F1000Research
  • Editor of  the Starcare Journal (in-house journal)
  • Secretary of Continuing Medical Education Committee, RAKMHSU, UAE
  • Member of RAK MHSU Covid-19 Committee
  • Member of the Indian Medical Association
  • Member of the Association of Surgeons of India
  • Member of the Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India
  • Member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, India
Conferences/ CME/ Workshops/ Guest Lectures/ Papers presented
  • Conferences/ CME/ Workshops- (Since 2018) - 63
  • Guest Lectures/ Papers presented- (Since 2018) - 2
Professional Courses 
  • Certificate in basic laparoscopic surgery
  • Certificate in advanced laparoscopic surgery
  • Certificate in laparoscopic solid organ surgery
  • Certificate in laparoscopic hysterectomy
  • Certificate in minimally invasive procedure for haemorrhoids
  • Basic Life Support
  • Good clinical practices 
  • Blood borne pathogens