Medical oncologist and hematologist Sudarsan Vishnu Kollimuttathuillam, M.D., is determined to deliver patient-centered care by understanding each individual’s unique needs. He gives his all for patients, and receives so much in return; they inspire him to work harder and become a better human being. Excited to move beyond the chemotherapy paradigm, he places a priority on offering his patients access to innovative treatments and clinical trial options.
Dr. Kollimuttathuillan received medical training at Government Medical College, Kottayam, in India, with a residency at Seton Hall University and a fellowship at New York Medical College. His published research includes investigations into engraftment syndrome, a potentially serious side effect of blood stem cell transplantation, and a review of hematological complications in patients with COVID-19.
In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors, spending time with family, practicing mindfulness and playing chess.
2012, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) Government Medical College Kottayam, Kerala, India
2017-2020, New York Medical College, Saint Joseph University Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey
2014-2017, Internal Medicine, Seton Hall University Hackensack Meridian School, Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Elizabeth, New Jersey
2021-present, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research, City of Hope, Huntington Beach and Irvine, California
2020-2021, Hematologist-Oncologist, Pacific Shores Medical Group, Huntington Beach and Irvine, California
Awards & Memberships
2015, Winner, ACP Jeopardy, Regional level
2015, Second, ACP Jeopardy, State level
2011, Winner, All Kerala Neurosurgery and Ophthalmology Quiz
2011, Winner All India Pediatrics Quiz
2020-present, Associate Member, American Society of Hematology
2019-present, Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology
2015, Member, American College of Physician
2015-present, All Kerala Medicos Association
2011-present, All India Medical Association
Kollimuttathuillam S, McKiernan P, Siegel DS, Rowley SD, Biran N, Vesole DH, Nyirenda T, Pecora AL, Goldberg SL, Goy A, Donato ML. Engraftment Syndrome in the Setting of Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation for Multiple Myeloma-a Single Institution Review of over 600 Patients. Blood (2019) 134 SupQliment 1.4576 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1182/blood-2019-132052
Guragai N, Kollimuttathuillam S, Mukkaddam S. Numerous sharp foreign Body Ingestion and spontaneous expulsion without any complications: International Journal of Clinical and Medical Imaees DOI: 10.4172/2376-0249.1000552.
Vishnu S, Kapoor A, Maroules M, Shaaban H, Guron G. Initial clinical presentation of prostate adenocarcinoma with hernial sac metastasis: A review of literature: Urology Annals. DOI: 10.4103/UA.UA 71.19
Kollimuttathuillam SV, Kaur S, Shaaban H, Guron G. A rare case of hyper progression of nonsmall cell lung cancer in a patient on atezolizumab therapy: South Asian Journal of Cancer DOI: 10.4103/sajc.sajc 166 19
Kaur S, Saha A, Siddiqui MT, Poojary P, Ratnani P, Kollimuttathuillam S, Kumar A, Maroules M. Unplanned 30-Day Readmission and Predictors of Readmission in Patients with Neutropenic Fever : Insights from National Readmission Database: Blood (2018) 132 (StlpQlement 1).’ 4772. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1182/blood-2018-99-120087.
Kaur S, Bansal R, Kollimuttathuillam S, Singh B, Gowda AM, Mehta D, Maroules M. The Looming Storm: Blood and Cytokines in COVID-19. Blood Reviews. PMID.’32829962 DOI. 10.1016a’. blre.2020.100743
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Dr. K. Has been fantastic. - Verified patient
I would recommend Dr Kollimuttathuillam to anyone. He is a great doctor and will surely make an impressive career - Verified patient
Dr. K. Has a good manner. I feel he is competent in his job. - Verified patient
I am very impressed with Dr K - Verified patient
In taking the chemo I have been losing most of my hair. The doctor and nurse practitioner gave me a phone number that will help me able to deal with my situation better, hopefully by cancer foundation - Verified patient