Dr George Varghese Koluthara
MBBS, PGDGM, PGDHS, MEDICAL DIRECTOR
Dr George Varghese Koluthara is a pioneer in Skin Laser Treatment in India. Since 2002, he has been providing expert treatment in this field, and has served Specialists’ Hospital, Ernakulam as Medical Superintendent & Head of the department of Cosmetic Laser surgeryand Almeka Medical Centre as Medical Director. He is experienced in handling various “State-of-the-art” laser machines such as Fotona long pulse Nd YAG laser, Fotona Erbium YAG laser, Co2 traditional and fractional laser, Q-switched Nd YAG laser, Pico laser ,e-two RF sublative and sublime machine , Venus Viva, Venus Versa, Venus Legacy, Tixel machine, Coolsculpting machine etc. He is life member of Indian Medical Association, Cosmetic Dermatology Society of India , member of American Academy of Aesthetics Medicine and past president of General Physicians Association Cochin. He is regularly attending AESTHETICS Conference at India Habitat centre New Delhi, Aesthetic Dermatology Academy Confer ace at Bangkok every year.
He is a medical graduate from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Belgaum, Karnataka and passed M.B.B.S from Karnataka University Dharwad in the year 1980. Later he did his post graduation in Geriatric Medicine from Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi (PGDGM) and post graduation in Cosmetic Dermatology from Annamalai University Chidambaram, Tamilnadu (PGDHS). He is a certificate holder in Ramathibodi Advanced course in Cosmetic Dermatology from Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand and Medical Cosmetics, Peels, Mesohyal CE Mesotherapy from Mesoestetic Barcelona, Spain.
Dr George Varghese Koluthara joined Specialists’ Hospital Ernakulam North, Kerala India in March 2001 and was associated with Cosmetic Skin Laser Surgery department from its inception in November 2002. Initially he was trained in cosmetic laser surgery by senior plastic surgeon Dr K.R. Rajappan, Director of Specialists’ Hospital who is one of the first three plastic surgeons of Kerala and was instrumental to start plastic surgery unit at Kottayam Medical College. Dr K.R. Rajappan is a visionary who is also instrumental to start first fully fledged Cosmetic Skin Laser surgery department in Kerala at Specialists’ Hospital Ernakulam. Dr George Koluthara took charge of the department in March 2003. He has successfully treated more than 10000 patients in cosmetic skin laser applications since then. Dr Koluthara left Specialists’ hospital Ernakulam on 31st January 2010 when he was working as Medical Superintendent and head of the department of Cosmetic Laser. Dr George Varghese Koluthara was instrumental to start Almeka Medical Centre in Cochin in association with a marketing company named Almeka Marketing Limited as his sole partner which commenced its operations on 5th February 2010.He had resigned from the partnership firm “Almeka Medical Centre” on 30th September 2014 due to personal reasons and started his own Aesthetic centre named as “Doctors Aesthetics Centre” on 1st December 2014 at 5th floor T.B.P.L building, Palarivattom Pipeline signal junction, Kochi-682028 which is popularly known as DAC Skin Laser treatment Centre.
Dr Koluthara was trained by Dr Charles Runnels U.S.A on Vampire facelift and breast lift during the workshop conducted by Aesthetics Delhi in August 2015. He attended master class on body contouring by Dr Tal Nachlieli Israel organized by Venus Concepts in March 2016. He was trained by Dr Woffles Wu Singapore on Micro Botox. He attended a cadaveric training programmme under the leadership of Dr Woffles Wu on Facial Aesthetics at Singapore General hospital organized by Allergan Medical Institute in June 2017. He has been trained by Dr Woraphong Manuskiatti Bangkok on Nano fractional Radiofrequency treatments. He has successfully completed cadaveric training for dermal fillers at Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University Moscow in March 2018.