Professor & HOD

Dr. Sankar Vinod Vichattu

Education : MDS
Teaching Experience : 20 Years
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  Teaching Subjects

    • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery- UG &PG

  Research Guidance

    • Approved PhD Guide Kerala University Of Health Sciences 
    • Co – Guide for PhD Thesis at Annamalai University

  Areas of Clinical Interest

    • Orthognathic Surgery   
    • Maxillofacial Trauma
    • Maxillofacial Pathology

Institutional Responsibilities

    • CHAIRMAN, Disciplinary Committee
    • MEMBER, Purchase Committee
    • Member Board Of Studies- PG , Kerala University of Health sciences

Memberships in professional organizations

    • Indian Dental Association- Malanad Branch-  Past President
    • Association Of Maxillofacial Surgeons Of India-  Life Member
    • AOMSI Kerala – Past Executive Committee member
    • Dental Implant Soceity of Kerala – Founder Member


List of Publications                       

1 Polymorphous Low Grade Adenocarcinoma Of Palate- Management And Reconstruction With Temporo myofascial Flap-J.Maxillofac.OralSurg. 2013
2 Management of cleft maxillary hypoplasia with anterior maxillary distraction- our experience- J.Maxillofac.Oral surgery 2014
3 Hybrid Implant: A Novel Implant System-Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery September 2015
4 Evaluation of hybrid implant in posterior edentulous maxilla with inadequate bone- Int Journal of Dental Research
5 Eosinophilic granuloma of mandibular condyle- resection and complete regeneration- J Maxillofac Oral Surg. 2015
6 Epidemiology of Oral Lichen Planus in a Cohort of South Indian Population: A Retrospective Study- journalof cancer prevention vol. 21, no. 1, march 2016.
7 Evaluation and Comparison of the Biopathology of Collagen and Inflammation in the Extracellular Matrix of Oral Epithelial Dysplasias and Inflammatory Fibrous Hyperplasia Using Picrosirius Red Stain and Polarising Microscopy: A Preliminary Study- JOURNAL OF CANCER PREVENTION. 2015
8 Wharton’s Duct Sialolith of Unusual Size: A Case Report with a Review of the Literature- Case Reports in Dentistry Volume 2014
9 Undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma presenting as a gingival mass: A rare case  – Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences 2015
10 Iatrogenically-induced Dystrophic Calcification on the Palate: A Rare Case- J Indian Aca Oral Med Radiol 2013
11 Avulsed Tooth- An Unsual Experience- KDJ- vol. 37. No 1. Jan 2014
12 Apert Syndrome- A Case Report – KDJ Vol 34, No.2, April 2011
13 Use of Iso amyl 2- cyanoacrylate for closure of head and neck incisions – KDJ Vol 36 no.3 July 2013
14 Naso maxillary hypoplasia Binders Syndrome-  KDJ – VOL-36.NO.4oct2013
15 Aspergillosis Involving Maxillary Sinus- An Unusual Oral Presentation- JIDAT, vol.6, Iss 21, April-June 2014
16 Auto transplantation As A Surgical Alternative To Mal positioned Permanent Tooth – KDJ- vol. 37. No. 3. July 2014
17 Metastatic Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma of the lungs to mandible-An unusual case report- Int J Dental & Medical Sciences Research Vol 3 Issue 2, Mar-Apr. 2021pp894-897
18 Adenomatoid OdontogenicTumour Of Maxillary Sinus – KDJ Vol 35 No 1 Jan 2012
19 Bisphosphonate Induced Osteonecrosis Of Jaws- Be aware.- KDJ Vol 34 no 4 oct 2011
20 Nasal Reconstruction Using Post- Auricular Free Flap a Case Report-MDJ Vol.4 issue 1, Jan-Mar 2015.
21 Calcifying Epithelial Odontogenic TumorOf The Mandible Treated By Surgical Excision: Report Of A Case- malanad dental journal vol3 issue 1 2014
22 Epulis Granulomatosa-An Unusual Presentation- MDJ Vol.4 issue 1, Jan- Mar 2015
23 Unusual diagnosis for swelling of buccal mucosa- MDJ 4Oct 2019
24. A large infected parakeratinized odontogenic keratocyst of mandible- case report- MDJ Jan-March 2019
25. An unusual presentation of ossifying fibroma- MDJ-April-june2020
26. Gorlin–Goltz syndrome:An often missed diagnosis – Annals of maxillofacial surgery.
27 ACINIC CELL CARCINOMA OF PALATE – A RARE PRESENTATION – Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology Journal [ OMPJ ] Vol 2 No 1 Jan- Jun 2011
28 Lip repositioning for the treatment of mild gummy smile ; A case report (international journal of scientific research)
29 Ectopic tooth in the medial wall of maxillary sinus: A case of infected odontogenic keratocyst. International journal of scientific research
30 ORAL LIPOMA: Report of Two Cases with Different Clinical Appearance and Review- Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) 2016
31 Hair Transplantation A boon in baldness management MDJ VOL 7 March 2018
32 Hybrid implant :Revolutionising implant dentistry (Indian dentist research)may 2016 vol 11
33 Anteriorly extending KCOT – case report with review of literature regarding choosing of treatment modality international journal of scientific research) june 2016
34 Unicoronal craniosynostosis, KDJ vol 37 no.2 april 2014
35 Infected odontogenic keratocyst of the mandible –a case report. 2021
36 Treacher Collins syndrome-A case report. 2021
37 Dentigerous cyst involvingmaxillary sinus-report of a case with review of literature-joy r das,Sanakr vinod v ,arun George,atic Thomas,jinu Elizabeth james Journal of research and advancement in dentistry 2022
38 Ectopic tooth in maxillofacial region –report of three cases Sanakr vinod v, arun George, joy r das,atic Thomas ,jinu Elizabeth james, joy r das Journal of research and advancement in dentistry 2022
39 Multiple osteomas of mandible in a patient with Grdeners syndrome-report of a case arun George, Sanakr vinod v, joy r das,atic Thomas ,jinu Elizabeth james Oral and maxillofacial pathology journal 2023 web of science
40 Pleomorphic adenoma of hard palate:A noval case report Sanakr vinod v, arun George, joy r das,Linta sara International journal of oral care and research 2022
41 Numbness and bleeding from ear following IANB-Report of a case joy r das,Sanakr vinod v ,arun George,sarah paul,jinu Elizabeth james international journal of research in medical science dec 2023
42 Atooth in the nose ? Sanakr vinod v ,arun George,joy r das, sarah paulmdj 2023 april
43 Hair transplantation:an art of hope-review article Sanakr vinod v ,arun George,sarah paul,jinu Elizabeth jamesInternational
journal of craniomaxillofacial surgery and rehabilitation june 2023
44 Robotic surgery –an oust to oral and maxillofacial surgeon,Dr sarah paul,Dr sankar vinod v,Dr arun George ,dr joy das,dr jinu
Elizabeth jamesmdj jan 2024


Presentations in Regional, National and International Seminars/Conferences/Workshops

SI. No Title of the Presentation Name of the Organizing Agency Regional/National /International Date of program
1 PROMPT 2018 AOMSI National 16/02/18
2 PROMPT 2020 AOMSI National 13/02/20
3 PROMPT 2021 AOMSI National 21/01/21
4 STOMA 2010 IDA National 31/10/10
5 STOMA 2011 IDA National 13/11/11
6 STOMA 2013 IDA National 19/5/13
7 STOMA 2014 IDA National 4/5/14
8 STOMA 2015 IDA National 2/8/15
9 STOMA 2016 IDA National 12/6/16
10 STOMA 2018 IDA National 15/3/18
11 STOMA 2019 IDA National 3/12/19
12 FACE 2013 IDA National 11/11/13
13 MAXFED AOMSI National 2/5/15


Completed Research Projects

SI.No Title of the Project Role Performed (Principal/ Co-Investigator) Date of Completion
1 The effect of tranexamic acid on the amount of blood loss during LeFort I, anterior maxillary osteotomy and genioplasty Dr. Paul Stephen 2016
2 Transverse displacement of proximal segments in bilateral sagittal split osteotomy- a prospective study Dr. Kiran KS 2016
3 Cephalometric norms for kerala population using burstone analysis-A cross sectiona study Dr. John Britto 2017
4 Comparison of storage media for maintaining the periodontal ligament cell viability of simulated avulsed teeth -A cross sectional study Dr. Liz George 2017
5 Surgical correction of gummy smile. Retrospective evaluation of soft and hard tissue changes Dr. Brite Ec 2018
6 Evaluation of soft tissue and skeletal changes following bilateral sagittal split setback surgery-A retrospective study Dr. Josepaul 2018
7 Preoperative and post operative evaluation of masticatory function in patients undergoing bilateral sagittal split osteotomy for mandibular prognathism Dr.Blesson 2019
8 Pre operative assessment of anatomical position of mandibular canal using CBCT and its relevance in post operative neurosensory disturbances following bilateral sagittal split osteotomy setback procedure-A comparative study Dr. Sofiya 2019
9 Comparison of postoperative outcome of coronectomy and transalveolar extraction in deeply impacted mandibular third molar closely related to mandibular canal Dr. Hariprabha 2020
10 Comparison between immediate loading versus delayed loading of implants placed in fresh extraction sockets of posterior mandible -A prospective study Dr. Stanley 2020
11 Evaluation of postoperative complications associated with LefortI and anterior maxillary osteotomy for the correction of vertical and antero-posterior maxillary excess-A prospective study Dr. Sarah 2021


On Going Research Projects

SI.No Title of the Project Role Performed Expected Date of Completion
1 Surgical Management Of Odontogenic Keratocyst- A Retrospective Study Dr.Athira 2022
2 Comparison of stability of BSSO in surgery first approach and orthodontic first approach a retrospective study Dr.Aifa 2023
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