Gopalan - Medical Artist - Edappally, Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Murugankutty Gopalan

Edappally, Ernakulam, Kerala, India


Medical Artist


Illustrating the anatomical structure gross & microscopic of human body in normal and diseased conditions

Work History

Head of the Departments-MI & ACSSC


From January 2002

I am working in AIMS since 2002 ,now heading 3-departments -Medical illustrations,center for Digital Health&Simulation center.Being-Senior Anatomist and Medical illustrator-almost all the complicated structure of brain is revealed and made easy for the students through the several three dimensional Nueroanatomy fiber glass/silicon rubber -Models ..specific illustrations are there for the ear & eye ,most of them are award winning original illustrations . several contributions are made in the field of innovative instant anatomy teaching aids under Embryology ,Gross Anatomy ,histology . Work shops are conducted in different parts of India for Anatomy teachers regarding the methodology .Special Illustrative Museums are made in AIMS- Medical College in various Depts- like -Anatomy , Physiology, Community Medicine,Microbiology ,Pathology,Pharmacology ,Forensic Medicine,Oncology ,Dermatology ,Ophthalmology,Podiatry ,Endocrinology ,Paediatrics, Cardiology ,Cardiothoracic surgery ,Neurology ,Neurosurgery ,Orthopedics etc.Amrita Clinical Skills Simulation center is the latest addition where in artificial rubber bodies with normal / abnormal -heart& breath sounds are electronically incoporated ,bleeds on cut ,opening eyes,pupil reacting to light, answering to questions . You can with draw blood from veins ,give blood ,injections both IM ,IV,S/ surgery on it ...Practice different types of deliveries,perform caesarian sections and other operations ,can create emergency situations like heart attack,cardiac arrythmias,heart blocks , ventricular /atrial fibrillation ,cardiac arrest ....we can deliver electric shock to the heart( defibrillate ) -and we can bring the mannequin to normal heart conditions .....this is for the junior doctors and medical students to study all procedures on dummy body first ,then on live patients to prevent medical errors to the maximum -for patients safety . Doing research on Haptics and Robotic Surgery Simulations

Head Dept.of Medical Illustratioms & Amrita Clinical Skills Simulation Center


From January 2002

Qualifications & Certifications

Pree degree at Victoria college,B.Sc.Botany Degree from Chittur College,MBBS From Calicut Medical College ,PG - Master Art - Medical Illustrations from pensylvania

Victoria college,Chittur college,Calicut medical college,Scranton,Pensylvania

Rajah's High Scool,Kollengode,Palghat

Calicut Medical College

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