Dr. K M Mathew
Senior Consultant-Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation
A Physical Medicine & Rehabiliation Physician with more than 32 years of experience,
Dr. K M Mathew is an expert in rehabilitation and long-term management of complex spinal / brain injuries. The first doctor at the NHS United Kingdom to successfully implant advanced Ottoback FES electrode and stimulation system, Dr. K M Mathew headed the Specialised Rehabilitation Services Directorate of the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, which included the Spinal Cord Injuries Centre, Head Injuries Centre, Prosthetics & Orthotics Centre and Gait Analysis Lab, for over half a decade.
His areas of special interest include long-term management of spinal cord injuries and rehabilitation plans for patients who have undergone deformity correction surgery and tendon transfers, pressure sore repair and implantation of electrodes for Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) and pumps for spasticity.
CESR in Rehab Medicine (General Medical Council, United Kingdom), DNB in PMR (National Board of Examinations, New Delhi) | DPMR (Govt. Medical College Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram) | MBBS (Stanley Medical College, Chennai)
Consultant, Clinical Director, Associate Specialist - Specialised Rehabilitation Services Directorate, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals.
Senior Consultant, Rehabilitation Medicine, St Stephen’s Hospital, New Delhi
Chief Medical Hospital, Valliammai Achi Hospital, Kulasekharam, Tamil Nadu
Consultant, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Christian Medical College, Vellore
Expertise & Experience
The first doctor at the NHS, United Kingdom to successfully implant advanced Ottoback FES electrode and stimulation system.
Former Head of Specialised Rehabilitation Services Directorate of the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, United Kingdom.
Trained in reconstruction of tetraplegic hands.
Published research articles.
Proficient in Malayalam, English, Tamil, Hindi