College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences , Pookode


DEPARTMENT: Veterinary Surgery & Radiology

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Dr Sooryadas S Dr Sooryadas S
Designation: - Associate Professor & Head
Email ID: - sooryadas@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

  • BVSc & AH (1992-1998 Mannuthy, Thrissur)
  • MVSc (1998-2000 Mannuthy, Thrissur)
  • PhD (2007 -2010 Madras Vet. College)

Area of Research

  • Comparative evaluation of laparoscopic tubectomy by endoclip application versus electrocautery in Bonnet Macaques (Macaca radiata) – Dilip Falgunan (2014)
  • Risperidone, tramadol and midazolam premediation for propofol anaesthesia in dogs by Anuraj K.R. (2015)
  • Clinical evaluation of dexmedetomidine-midazolam-ketamine with atracurium for isoflurane anaesthesia in dogs – Binu S. Joselin (2017)
  • Comparative study on laparoscopic ovariectomy with intracorporeal ligation and haemoclip application in dogs -Sarath K.S. (2018)
  • Multimodal analgesia and balanced anaesthesia with meloxicam-butorphanol-midazolam-ketamine combination in Indian pigeon (Colomba livia) – Rashmi S. Gokhale (2018)
  • Efficacy of fiber-reinforced gelatin nanohhydroxyapatite (nHA) in healing of fractures with segmental defects in dogs - Archana G. (2019)
  • Healing of cornea grafted with processed human amniotic membrane in dogs - Nagashree V. (2019)
  • Continuous rate infusion anaesthesia with dexmedetomidine-midazolam-ketamine-lignocaine in dexmedetomidine-butorphanol-midazolam-ketamine anaesthetized dogs - Anikshit Verma (2020)
  • Oral mucosal autografting, lower punctual occlusion and transplantation of processed human amniotic membrane for management of dry melanotic cornea in dogs – Gisha G. Nair (2020)
  • Clinical evaluation of butorphanol-xylazine-lignocaine-guaiphenesin-ketamine combination for total intravenous anaesthesia in cattle – Souljai Jayakumar Sindhu
  • Autologous platelet-rich plasma treatment for management of keratoconjuctivitis sicca in dogs – Aswani Sen



Work Experience

  •  Veterinary Surgeon in the Kerala State Animal Husbandry Department from June 2001-June 2010
  • Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Veterinary Surgery & Radiology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pookode from June 2010 and continuing



  • Certificate of honour for the best article published in Intas Polivet jounal Vol 10(2009) No. II for the article “Traction induced mandibular fracture in a neonatal calf and its management with tape muzzle immobilization”
  • Parent Teachers’ Association Merit Award 2011 for meritorious accomplishment in 2011
  • Appreciation from Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Bangladesh for being Key Resource Person and conduct of 5th Internation al Training Program on Veterinary Anaesthesiology & Ophthalmology, 3rd to 5th April 2017 at SAQ Teaching Veterinary Hospital, CVASU, Bangladesh
  • Honour and Certificate of Appreciation, on 23rd October 2018, by the Management Council of the Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University for extending clinical expertise of the University abroad by conduct of Veterinary Eye Camp in the Republic of Seychelles during 7th-11th May 2018
  • Third Price for the paper “General considerations for anaesthesia of smaller sized wild and exotic species” presented in the National Conference on
  • Special Appreciation award by the Indian Society for Veterinary Surgery (ISVS) for the Paper “Surgical management of persistent right aortic arch in a 4 month old German Shepherd pup” presented in the National Symposium of the ISVS in 2019



  • Management Development Programme on Academic Leadership for Excellence at IIM, Kozhikode Aug 24-26, 2011
  • Advanced refresher training on “Diagnostic and surgical procedures for thoracic and abdominal disorders in veterinary practice” from Feb 11 to March 3 2011 at CAFT, GADVASU, Ludhiana, Punjab
  • AOVET-AO Principles of Small Animal Fracture Management, Aug 17-19, 2012, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai
  • Basic Veterinary Laparoscopic Surgical Hands-on Training course at the World’s First 3D Laparoscopic Surgery Training Centre “Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, Research & Training”, Coimbatore, India in the Month August 2012
  • 3 day Workshop on Wildlife Anaesthesia, 25th-27th Feb 2013, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pookode
  • Training on “Use of a Willed-Body Programme and other humane alternatives in veterinary eduction” on 6th June 2013, at Bombay Veterinary College , Mumbai
  • Advances in Stem Cell Therapy in Livestock and Pets and its Business Potential from 16-07-2013 to 29-07-2013 at CAFT in Veterinary Physiology, IVRI, Izatnagar sponsored by NAIP (ICAR), New Delhi.
  • “Best Practice Clinical Care and Welfare Management in the Small Animal Hospital” on 24th November 2014 by the University of Edinburgh, The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and The Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education at College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pookode
  • UGC sponsored Orientation Training Programme conducted by the Academic Staff College, University of Calicut from 5th June 2014 to 2nd July 2014
  • Two day workshop addressing Dog medicine, behaviour & population management by the Jeanne Marchig International Centre for Animal Welfare Education and The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pookode on 28th & 29th November 2016
  • Advanced refresher training on “Enhancing core and advanced competency skills in veterinary surgery, diagnostic imaging and anaesthesia” from Sept 11 to Oct 1, 2018 at CAFT, GADVASU, Ludhiana, Punjab




Researcg Papers

  • Bilateral convergent strabismus with exophthalmos in a cow
  • Rare case of congenital stenosis of preputial orifice in a pup and its surgical correction
  • Surgical correction of everted membrane nictitans through anterior conjunctival approach in a dog
  • Traction induced mandibular fracture in a neonatal calf and its management with tape muzzle immobilization
  • Neurotoxic cobra envenomation in a dog and its treatment with anticholinesterase and artificial ventilation
  • Electrocardiogram changes during xylazine-propofol anaesthesia in dogs: A clinical study
  • Free-radical status of aqueous humour of dogs with co-existent cataract and ocular hypertension
  • Management of bilateral cataract by phacoemulsification in a dog
  • CEH-Pyometra and leiomyoma of cervix associated with ovarian cyst in a female dog
  • Persistent pulillary membranes in a cat: A case report
  • Intraocular pressure estimation using human and Schiotz tonometry conversion tables in glaucomatous eyes of dogs: A comparative study with applanation tonometry
  • First record of Chrysoma albiceps Wiedemann, 1819 (Diptera: Callihoridae) maggots from a sambar deer (Rusa unicolor) in Kerala, South India
  • Surgical correction of “scrolling of third eyelid’ in a dog – A case report
  • Haematological observations following xylazine-ketamine anaesthesia in ten captive spotted deer (Axis axis) stags
  • Repair of traumatic lateral hernia in a pregnant goat using mosquito net – A case report
  • Mesenteric tear along with intestinal entrapment and volvulus in a Great Dane
  • Gastric peroration in a Rottweiler – A case report
  • Effects of oral premedication with risperidone and tramadol in dogs
  • Occurrence of gastric disorders in dogs with vomiting
  • Diagnostic characteristics of double intussusception in a non descript dog
  • Intracorporeal knot tying technique for ovarian pedicle ligation in dogs – A clinical study
  • Incidence study on oral and pharyngeal neoplasms in dogs
  • Adenoma of the nictitans membrane gland in a dog: -a case report
  • Theory of multimodal balanced anaesthesia and its practice
  • Radiographical evaluation of sr-hasi bioceramic substitute for critical size bone defect in a goat - clinical study
  • Evaluation of dexmedetomidine-butorphanolmidazolam- ketamine (DBMK) balanced anaesthesia in dogs
  • Dexmed-butorphanol-midazolam-ketamine anaesthesia followed by dexmed-midazolam-lignocaine-ketamine CRI
  • Radiographic evaluation and management of abscess at coronary band region in a holstein friesian dairy cow
  • Surgical management of mandibular fracture and tongue laceration following fire-cracker explosion in the mouth of a four-year-old dog-a case report
  • Processed human amniotic membrane grafting for treatment of corneal ulcers in dogs
  • Surgical correction of congenital entropion in a cross-bred jamunapari kid by hotz-celcus procedure
  • Occurrence of hip dysplasia in dogs: a retrospective study
  • A protocol for general anaesthesia in goats
  • Prolapse and 270º tear of rectum with bowel evisceration in a goat
  • Treatment of pseudomonas infected chronic otitis externa in dogs using indian “khadikraft” honey as ear drops
  • Surgical correction of cranial meningocoele in a crossbred calf
  • Management of recurrent rectal prolapse in a pup by colopexy

Review articles

  • Reviews on opthalmic conditions affecting domestic animals I -a know -how of melting corneal ulcers in ruminant and its medical management
  • Dry eye disease and pigmentary keratitis in brachycephalic dogs -a brief review


Popular articles

  • “Kannanu, Kazhchayanu – Naykkalile Nethra rogam chikilsichu bhedhamaakkaam” in Pets Media “Pawstar” magazine Jan-March 2020 (in Malayalam)
  • “Kazhchaykkayi oru karuthal” in Pets Media “Pawstar” magazine Jan-March 2020 (in Malayalam)
  • Poochakkannu – Poochakalude kannine badhikkunna rogangalum prathividhikalum in Pets Media “Pawstar” magazine July-Sept 2020 (in Malayalam)


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