DR.KANAM SANKARA PILLAI, MS.DGO
Retired Deputy Director, Kerala Health Services.
He was born on 27th July 1944 in Kanam ,in Kotchukanjirappara house.
He belongs to ancient Thundathil family of Vazhoor.
Mr.K.S.Ayyappan Pillai (98 years) ,his nonagenarian father is healthy and alive.
His mother Thankam Raman Pillai , eldest daughter of Late Kallor Raman Pillai
of Elampally in Anickadu died in 1953.
His ancestors migrated from Kumbhakonam in Tamilnadu to Kanjirappallyand were
farmers and village officers (Pillai annans) in Thekkumcore.
He had his school education in SVLPS & CMSUPS Kanam, and SVRVHS Vazhoor.
His College education was from Kottayam (CMS-1961) & Changanacherry (SB-1962).
He studied in Medical College Trivandrum (1962& 1981-83) and Kottayam.
He is Surgeon & Gynecologist.
In 1968, he joined as Assistant Surgeon in Kerala Health Services.
He had worked in all types of Medical institutions in Kerala except ESI
GD-Pampady & Edakkunnam
PHC-Mundankinnu (Poovathilappu) Erumely ,Padanilam
THQ-Vaikom, Palai,Cherthalai, Mavelikara
W& C- Thycaud.
DH-Kottayam & Kozhencherry.
Private-Archana C.M Hospitals Pandalam,Srihari Ponkuunam,TMM Vazhoor,Erumely Medical Centre
and KVMSS Medical Mission Ponkunnam.
He was Medical Superintendent in GH Mavelikara &
Archana Hospital, Pandalam (5 years)
He had worked in all the 4 Districts in Central Travancore.
He is interested in imparting health education to common man.
( about 600 published Malayalam articles)
He is writer, Orator ,Columnist & Web Publisher
He is author of 7 books in Malayalam.
He had created number of Websites on medical & non-medical topics
He was Secretary & President of IMA Pathanamthitta
He was President of KMC Alumni, Secretary & President KGMOA
(Kottayam & Pathanamthitta)
He was President Lions ,Pandalam
After retiring as Deputy Director in Kerala Health Services, he is working as the
Senior Gynecologist in KVMS Hindu Medical Mission Hospital,Ponkunnam
(Tel# 04828-221713/14 )
His wife Santha Punnamparmbil is a Planter in Ponkunnam and is the granddaughter of Late Ayyappan Pillai
Neelakanta Pillai founder of Punnamparambil family of Ponkunnam.