Dr. Suresh Sukumar

Associate Professor - Senior Scale

Department of Medical Imaging Technology

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr Suresh Sukumar  is Associate Professor – Senior Scale in the Department of Medical Imaging Technology at MCHP, Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

    He is: 

    •  BSc. MIT Student-Teacher Guardian.
    •  MSc. MIT Thesis Guide & Co-guide.
    • BSc. MIT  & MSc. MIT University Internal Examiner.
    •  PhD Guide and Co–Guide at  MAHE and Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibrewala University
    • Radiation Safety Officer Level – I at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal
    • MCHP Deputy Management Representative
    • MCHP Promotional activity member

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Semester / Year
Radiation Physics I Semester BSc MIT
Basics of Radiology and Sonology I Semester BES
Advanced Instrumentation and techniques in CT-I I Semester MSc MIT
Advanced Instrumentation and techniques in CT-II II Semester MSc MIT

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
B.Sc. Medical Imaging Technology Medical Imaging Technology Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University 2007
Master of Science in Medical Imaging Technology Medical Imaging Technology Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University 2010
Doctor of Philosophy Medical Imaging Technology School of Allied Health Sciences, MAHE 2017

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Manipal Hospital, Phokara (Nepal) CT Technologist Clinical 2007
Department of Medical Imaging Technology, SOAHS Assistant Lecturer Teaching 2008 - 2010
Department of Medical Imaging Technology, SOAHS Lecturer Teaching 2010
Department of Medical Imaging Technology, SOAHS Assistant Professor Teaching 2011-2013
Department of Medical Imaging Technology, SOAHS Assistant Professor - Senior Scale Teaching 2013-2015
Sikkim Manipal University Adjunct faculty Teaching 2014-2016
Department of Medical Imaging Technology, SOAHS Assistant Professor - Selection Grade Teaching 2016
Department of Medical Imaging Technology, SOAHS Associate Professor Teaching 2017 - 2022
Department of Medical Imaging Technology, MCHP Associate Professor- Senior Scale Teaching 2022 - till date
Kasturba Hospital, Manipal Radiation Safety Officer Level - I RSO - I 2011 - till date

DEVELOPMENT AND STANDARDIZATION OF RADIATION PERCEPTION TOOL FOR MEDICAL PRACTITIONER

2017-15-07 Suresh Sukumar Dr. Rajagopal K. V Sabu K M

Establishing diagnostic reference levels and optimization of radiation dose for head and neck and pelvic computed tomography protocols in radiation therapy planning. ICMR- Extra Mural Research Funding

Ms Shree Kripa Dr Suresh Sukumar Dr Rajagopal K.V Dr Krishna Sharan

Role : Co investigator Research period: 2021-2024

Developing a novel supporting frame for performing PNS Radiography – MAHE seed money

Dr Suresh Sukumar Dr Rajagopal K.V Dr Shovan Saha

Role : Investigator, Research period: 2020-2022

Do low to moderate or moderate to high exercise reminders alter carotid blood flow velocity and executive functions? – An explorative counter-balanced crossover trial– MAHE seed money

Dr Suresh Sukumar Dr Rajagopal K.V Mr. Baskaran C

Role: Co - Investigator, Research period: 2020-2022

Feasibility and Effect of Low Kilovoltage on Radiation dose, Iodine dose and Image quality for Abdominopelvic Computed Tomography

Ms. Nitika C Panakkal Dr Suresh Sukumar Dr. Rajagopal K.V.

Role: Co - Investigator, Research period: 2020-2024

Development and Testing of Dose Reduction Strategies on Radiation dose and Image Quality in CT Angiography

Mr Abhimanyu Pradhan Dr Suresh Sukumar Dr Rajagopal K.V

Role: Co - Investigator, Research period: 2018-2022

Establishing Diagnostic Reference Levels and Optimization of Radiation Dose for Computed Tomography of Head in Pediatric Population

Ms. Priyanka Dr Suresh Sukumar Dr Rajagopal K.V.

Role: Co-Investigator, Research period: 2018-2022

Comparison of Stereotactic Radiotherapy (SRT) Treatments with and without the use of Apex Micro Multileaf Collimator (mMLC)

Ms. Rechal Nisha Dsouza Dr Suresh Sukumar Dr. Rajagopal K.V Dr Krishna Sharan

Role : Co - investigator, Research period: 2021-2025

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Computed Tomography & MRISedentary behaviour and vascular function, CT low kVp techniques, physical activity & yoga in the geriatric population (cognitive function), Tool development and validation, Qualitative study.

Area of Expertise

Radiology and Imaging

Area of Research

Sedentary behaviour and vascular function

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Professional Affiliations :

  • Life Member of Indian Red Cross society - Life membership number 1044
  • Life time member of Karnataka Medical Radiographers and Allied Technologists Association
  • Indian Association of Radiological Technologists – life membership number 2195
  • Indian society of radiographers and technologists – Reg. No. LM-MI 5559/2012

Contributions:

  • BLDE University : BOS member for BSc. MIT

Comparison of retake analysis between computed radiography and digital radiography.

2016-01-01 Alex P Punnoose Suresh Sukumar

International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences, 7 (2). B-153. ISSN 0975-6299

Efficacy of educational program on anxiety of the patient undergoing magnetic resonance scan

2016-01-01 Binil Abraham Suresh Sukumar Johnson Alex

International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences, 7 (2). B-107. ISSN 0975-6299

Efficacy of educational program on medical practitioner’s perception on radiological examination

2016-01-01 Suresh Sukumar Rajagopal KV Sabu K M KR Banumathe

International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences, 7 (2). B-537. ISSN 0975-6299

Survey the perception of radiation effects among medical practitioners in South India

2016-01-01 Noyal Mathew Suresh Sukumar Rajagopal KV Sabu K M

International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences, 7 (2). B-649. ISSN 0975-6299

Comparison of radiation dose in hsg with magnification factor in fluoroscopy

2016-01-01 Susanna Pradhan Suresh Sukumar

International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences, 7 (1). pp. 1-8. ISSN 0975-6299

X-Ray chair

2020 Dr Suresh Sukumar Dr. Rajagopal K.V

Description: Application Number: 323323-001

X-ray supporting pad

14/08/2020 Dr Suresh Sukumar Dr Rajagopal K V Dr Shovan Saha

Application Number:322940-001; Design Accepted and Published, Journal No is 33/2020

Medical practitioner’s perception towards the radiological examinations

2021 Dr Suresh Sukumar Dr. Rajagopal KV Dr Sabhu K M

Diary no. 8690/2019-CO/L

Standardized radiation perception tool for a radiology technologist

2020 Dr Suresh Sukumar

Diary no 9480/2019-CO/L

Development and Validation of a Tool to Assess the Knowledge, Attitude and Perception of Women towards Screening Mammograph

2020 Dr Suresh Sukumar Ms. Winniecia Dkhar

Diary no. 9479/2019-CO/L

Evaluation of factors effecting in intravenous CT contrast kinetics

2014-01-01 Shashi kumar Dr. Winniecia Dkhar Suresh Sukumar

Detection of osteoporosis using bone mineral density software in CT

2014-01-01 Binil A Dr Suresh Sukumar

Comparison reject images in CR and DR

2014-01-01 Alex Punnoose Suresh Sukumar

A study on radiographer’s awareness and practice towards nosocomial infection during radiography

2014-01-01 Dhanlakshmi Suresh Sukumar

Comparison of Radiation Dose in HSG with Magnification Factor in Fluoroscopy

2015-01-01 Susanna Pradhan Suresh Sukumar

Development and standardization of radiation awareness tool among medical Radiographers

2015-01-01 Aswini Haridas Dr. Winniecia Dkhar Suresh Sukumar

Grading of Cerebral Infarction using CT Hounsfield Unit to Report the Hounsfield Unit in Acute, Subacute and Chronic Stroke

2015-01-01 Arun Govind Dr. Winniecia Dkhar Suresh Sukumar

Comparison of Liver Volume and Hounsfield units between Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic

2015-01-01 Bimal Nepal Dr. Winniecia Dkhar Suresh Sukumar

Survey the perception of radiation effects among medical practitioners in South India.

2016-01-06 Noyal Mathew Suresh Sukumar

Measurement of renal size in relation to body habitus using computed tomography.

2016-01-06 Lavanya BC Suresh Sukumar

Comparison of Presacral thickness and Aorto Sacral promntary distance with age and BMI in female patients undergoing CT

2017-01-06 Sneha Mary Varghese Abhimanyu Pradhan Suresh Sukumar

Optimization of pediatric CT brain protocol to achieve reduced patient dose

2017-01-06 Julnar KP Suresh Sukumar Dr. Prakashini Nitika C P

Comparison of standard and low dose CT of paranasal sinuses for dose reduction and diagnostic reliability

2017-01-06 Maria Dr. Samir Paruthikunnan Dr. Balasubramanyam S Dolly Sharma Suresh Sukumar

Estimation of Entrance surface radiation dose to thyroid region in CT brain examination

01.06.2016 Mr. Visakh T Dr Suresh Sukumar

Gender Differences in Orbits Index Values in South Indian Population Using Computed Tomography

01.06.2017 Athira Anilkumar Dr.Suresh Sukumar Abhimanyu Pradhan

Correlation of selected anthropometric variables with lumbosacral angles measured using Computed Tomography

01.06.2017 Chandana R Dr Suresh Sukumar Mrs. Priyanka

Determining The Influence Of Matrix Size On The Image Quality On Standard And Low Dose Hrct Protocol

01.06.2018 Navish Kumar Dr Suresh Sukumar Dr. Rajagopal K V Mr. Abhimanyu Pradhan

Influence Of Matrix Size On The Image Quality In Standard And Low Dose Ct Thorax Protocol

01.06.2019 Zaheen Haider Dr Suresh Sukumar Dr. Jasbon Andrade

Comparison of physical activity at different intervals on centralal and peripheral vascular function

01.06.2020 Obhuli Chandran M Dr Suresh Sukumar Dr. Rajagopal KV Mr Baskaran Chandrasekaran

Association of physical activity and and sedentary behaviour with cerebral grey matter volume among the Indian population

01.06.2020 Deepika R Dr Suresh Sukumar Dr. Rajagopal KV Mr Baskaran Chandrasekaran

Association of self-reported physical activity and sitting time with the diaphragm and lower limb muscle thickness using ultrasonography

Aishwarya S Dr Suresh Sukumar Dr. Rajagopal KV Mr. Baskaran C

Impact of Y - break Yoga on the central and peripheral vascular function and cognitive functions among the desk-based workers

Koustubh Kamath Dr Suresh Sukumar Dr. Rajagopal K. V Dr. Vaishali