Dr.A.Marthanda Pillai – World renowned Neuro surgeon . Under him the department of Neurosurgery has underwent rapid modernisation. He did pioneering work in Craniofacial Surgery and Upper Cervical Spine Surgery in Kerala since 1983 which has resulted in his authoring chapters concerning these developments in the Book Progress in Clinical Neurosciences.He has published 84 scientific articles in various national and international journals and contributed chapters in 8 text books. Another notable contribution by him has been the publication of the DRUG FORMULARY which is a ready reference book on rational drug prescription. He has presented 161 scientific papers in State, National and International conferences. He has also edited two very popular books Medical Records Documentation and Consent and Recent advances in Medicine. He has served and continued to serve in different capacities in at least 29 committees of various organisation working in the field of public health and medical education. He was also the Chairman of the Board of Studies Medicine, University of Kerala. He has 10 research work to his credit of which 4 has been sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Kerala. .
MNAMS (Neuro), National Board of Examinations , New Delhi
MS (Neuro) , Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram
MBBS, Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr B C Roy Award 2015
Padmasree Award 2011
Dr.A.L.Sahney award for Scientific Contribution in 1993,
Dr.P.A.Alexander Oration Award for original contribution in Medicine in 1995 and
Jeevan Raksha award in 1997.
Kerala State Government Best Doctor Award 1998
Special Award of IMA CGP for organizing VIII National Conference of General Practice 1990.
Award of Excellence of Sree Sarada Education Society, Trivandrum 2010
Pravasi Bharathi Sreyas Award 2009
Lions Excellence Award 2009
IMA President Appreciation award for meritorious performance as State Secretary of IMA Kerala State – 1990.
Mritha Sanjeevani Puraskaram 2009
Manithakam Arogyarathna Puraskaram 2008
Presidential Oration Award – Neurological Society of India – 2005
IMA Medical Education and Research Award for dissertation on Occupational Health Need Promotion 2004.
Paul Harris Fellow. Rotary International 2005.
Dr.Francis Mathew Memorial Oration Award – 2002.
Dr.M.Mathias Endowment Lecture Award 1995.
IMA Presidents Award. IMA Kerala State – 1993
Public Health Award 2007 – for service rendered for fever epidemic
Certificate of Appreciation for Polio plus mobilization from Rotary International.
PAPERS PUBLISHED IN INDIA/ABROAD
9 Dr. A.Marthanda Pillai, Dr. M.Sambasivan Congential Cystic Eye - Indian Journal of Opthalmology 1987.
11 Dr. A.Marthanda Pillai, Dr. V.Mahadevan,