DM Cardiology, SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram, 2013-2015
MD Pediatrics, JIPMER, Puducherry, 2008-2011
MBBS, Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, University of Kerala 2001 ? 2007 (including internship)
Assistant Professor, Cardiology, SCTIMST, September 2016 till date
Assistant Professor (Ad-hoc), Cardiology, SCTIMST, January ? August 2016
Kerala University 1st rank in MBBS Degree examination September 2006
Seven gold medals in MBBS for various subjects
First prize in All India level representing JIPMER at the 4th IAP Pediatric PG Quiz Competition 2010 ? 11.
Multiple top prizes in state wide Cardiology quiz competitions (2014-15).
Area of Interest
Interventional Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization
Congenital heart diseases in neonate and infant
Pediatric heart failure
Valvular heart diseases
Works as part of the Pediatric cardiology team of SCTIMST. Does diagnostic and therapeutic cardiac interventions in children and adults with congenital heart diseases.
Works with the structural heart diseases team of the department in management of complex cardiac interventions.
Coronary artery Doppler in anomalous left coronary artery from pulmonary artery. Primary investigator
Evaluation of intermediate term cardiac and neurodevelopmental outcomes of children undergoing corrective arterial switch operation for complete transposition of great arteries. Co-primary investigator.
Estimation study for reduction in transport of referral cases to tertiary hospitals by use of mobile enabled telemedicine system in remote hospitals. Co-primary investigator
Pediatric Cardiac Society of India
Indian Medical Association
Left ventricular regression after balloon atrial septostomy in d-transposition of great arteries.
Profile of Symptomatic Coronary Artery Disease in Patients Younger than 30 years of Age in South India.
Mohanan Nair KK, Namboodiri N, Gopalakrishnan A, Abhilash SP, Valaparambil A, An unusual cause of heart failure in a young man, J Electrocardiol
, 2018, Mar - Apr;51(2):335-337. , https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29103620
Gopalakrishnan A, Sasidharan B, Tharakan J, Valaparambil A, Left atrial outflow obstruction in double outlet right atrium, Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann
, 2018, Jan;26(1):50-53. doi: 10., https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28988491
Mohanan Nair KK, Namboodiri N, Gopalakrishnan A, Valaparambil A, Radiofrequency ablation of premature ventricular contractions originating from uncommon sites of right ventricle, Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J
, 2018, Mar - Apr;18(2):84-86. do, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29452255
Sasikumar D, Dharan BS, Arunakumar P, Gopalakrishnan A, Sivasankaran S, Krishnamoorthy KM, The outcome of mitral regurgitation after the repair of anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery in infants and older children, Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg
, 2018, Mar 8. doi: 10.1093/icvts, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29528421
Gopalakrishnan A, Sivadasanpillai H, Krishnamoorthy KM, Kapilamoorthy TR, Valaparambil A, Tharakan J, Aorto-Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Fistula after Bentall Repair, Acta Cardiologica
, 2017, Jun;72(3):351-352. doi: 1, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28636507
Sasikumar D, Sasidharan B, Dharan BS, Gopalakrishnan A, Krishnamoorthy KM, Sivasankaran S, Quantification of ventricular unloading by 3D echocardiography in single ventricle of left ventricular morphology following superior cavo-pulmonary anastomosis and Fontan completion ? a feasibility study, Ann Pediatr Card
, 2017, Sep-Dec;10(3):224-229. do, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28928606