Dr. K.S.Prasanth Pillai, BDS, MDS
Dental Specialist - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
Consultant Dental, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon to three
hospitals in Kochi – Saraf Hospital, Cochin Hospital & Sree
Sudheendra Medical Mission.
Graduated from Annamalai University Dental College, Annamalai
Nagar, T.N. - BDS – 1990
Completed MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in 1994 under the
guidance of eminent surgeon and teacher - late Prof. Dr.
Gold medallist and best outgoing student from the Annamalai
University Dental College in the year 1990 with Gold medals in
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontia and Periodontia.
Recipient of the Colgate Palmolive merit awards, LPKR Ramanathan
Chettiar Endowment Prize.
Responsibilites held in professional bodies
President of IDA Kochi branch during the year 2004-'05
Hon. Secretary of the Indian Dental Association, Kochi branch
Has held various posts in the Indian Dental Association, Kochi
branch: Scientific Committee Chairman, CDE committee chairman,
Vice-President and Executive Committee Member
Scientific Committee Chairman at the AOMSI Conference held at
Kochi in 1999.
Worked as Associate Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at
the VMS Dental College, Salem– 1995.
Member of the following Professional Organizations:
Life member of the Indian Dental Association (IDA)
Life member of the Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
of India (AOMSI).
Secretary cum Treasurer of the Dentofacial Esthetic Center
(DEC), Saraf Hospital.
Fellow of the International College of Dentists (ICD), USA.
Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy (PFA)
Founder member of the Kochi Society of Oral and Maxillofacial
Founder member of the Trauma Life Support Society (TLSS)
Founder member of the Social Security Scheme of the IDA.
Member of the Tamil Nadu Dental Graduates Alumni Forum
Member of the Lodge Susrutha, Kochi
Other profession related activities
Published several articles and delivered lectures on General
Dentistry and Oral & Maxillofacial surgery.
Attended several conferences, continuing education programs and
seminars on Dentistry and Oral & Maxillofacial surgery.
Personal interests, hobbies etc.
Trained in South Indian Classical Music – Vocal and Percussion.
First place in All Kerala Percussion (Eastern) Competition held
at Ernakulam in 1984.
Best Cadet of the 21 Kerala Battalion NCC(Army)–Senior Division
Boys Wing –1985.
Has won prizes in various music competitions conducted at the
school, collegiate and university levels.
Received the Dr.Veerabahu Runners up award for All Round
Activity (IDA Kochi branch) for the year 2000.
Received the Keki Mistry trophy for the best scientific activity
among IDA Local branches for the year 2000
General Secretary of the Rajah Muthiah Dental College & Hospital
Council – 1988.
Undergone basic training in Yoga and Meditation under experts.
Active participant in social service league activities.
Life Member of the Chinmaya Mission – Nettapadam Road, Kochi-16.
Patron of the “Rasikapriya” Cultural Society – Ernakulam, Kochi.
Life member of the Regional Sports Centre, Kadavanthra,
Member of the Bharat Vikas Parishad
Member of the Lions Club of Cochin Queen City
Promoter of the PIK Websites Group
Dr. Prasanth Pillai is the son of Dr. K.S. Pillai, a senior
dental practitioner who has been practicing for more than 40
years at Narakkal and of Late Mrs. Saraswathy Pillai who retired
as the joint director of the National Employment Services.
He is married to Dr. Sreeja Prasanth, a dental surgeon and
blessed with a son Vivek and daughter Neelima.
Dr.Prasanth with his wife
Dr.Sreeja & children
Vivek & Neelima