Fellowship & Membership

  • Fellow - Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia, 2001.
  • Fellow - KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore, 2004.
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons (IAPS).
  • Paediatric Endoscopy Surgeons of India (PESI).
  • International Paediatric Endoscopy Group (IPEG).
  • Society of Children with DSD.
  • AIIMS onian Society.
  • Indian Association of Paediatrics.
  • Delhi Medical Association.
  • Field of Expertise

  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Neonatal Surgery/ New-born care and procedures
  • Minimal Access Surgery in Children/ Endoscopy/ Laparoscopy/ Interventional procedures
  • Paediatric Urology
  • Acute Emergencies in Children
  • Laparoscopy in Complicated Appendicitis
  • Complex masses
  • Liver Abscesses
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Ovary Sparing Surgery
  • Congenital Abnormalities in Children
  • Antenatal Advise and care
  • Management and Surgery in Covid positive children and new-borns
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Nepalese
  • Tibetan
  • Awards & Achievements

  • Young Investigator Award.
  • 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 6 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Ovarian Masses in girls: KKWCH experience.
  • U.C. Chakraborty Citation / Award.
  • Conference of the Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons – 11th October 1998, for: “The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology on bile duct ligated rats”.
  • Talks & Publications

  • Fungal Infections as a cause of morbidity and mortality in Posterior Urethral Valves. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. Vol 2, July – Dec 1997. No.3 & 4.
  • Management of Hydrocephalus. The Indian Journal of Paediatrics. Special Supplement. Nov- Dec 1997; Vol 64:No.6.
  • Booklet for general information: Basic information on a child with undetermined sex. Authors: Dr. Thichen Lama, Dr. D.K.Gupta. Publishers: Department of Pediatric Surgery, AIIMS, 1999.
  • The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology in a rat model of Obstructive jaundice. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 1999.
  • Congenital Lung Cyst. Lal R, Lama TK, Bhatnagar V. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 1999 Oct:9(5):334-6.
  • Laparoscopic bilateral gonadectomy and hysterectomy in an anephric patient with Drash Syndrome. Aust.N.Z.J.Surg. Vol 70, May 2000, Supplement.
  • Colonic Atresia and Hirschsprung’s disease. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 2000.
  • Goh BK, Chui CH, Yap TL, Low Y, Lama TK, Alkouder G, et al. Is early laparoscopic appendectomy feasible in children with acute appendicitis presenting with an appendiceal mass? A prospective study. J Pediatr Surg 2005; 40:1134-7.
  • Multi-drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumanii intraabdominal abscess. Goh BK, Alkouder G, LamaTK, Tan CE. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2005:6(3):345-7.
  • Pelviureteric junction obstruction as sequelae of Kawasaki disease. Subramaniam R, Lama T, Chong CY. Pediatr Surg Int. 2004 Jul;20(7):553-5. Epub 2004 Jul 10.
  • MCh Paediatric Surgery Dissertations submitted towards completion of the specialist training: May 1997 All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
  • Retrospective analysis of all cases of Craniosynostosis operated, with respect to improvement in morphology, function and psychosocial development. Prospective analysis of modified tounge-in-groove fronto-orbital advancement with periosteal onlay flap.
  • The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology on bile duct ligated rats.
  • Oral Presentations at International Conferences.
  • “Chinese fan Spread Laparoscopic Reduction of Intussusception.” IPEG 2004, Mauii, Hawaii.
  • “Laparoscopic Resection of Meckel’s Diverticulum : How we do it.” Annual Scientific Meeting, K K Hospital, 9 October 2003, Singapore.
  • “Ovarian Masses in girls: KKH experience.” Won the Young Investigator’s Award at the 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine. September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • “Ovary sparing surgery for complex ovarian Lesions in girls – MIS technique and benefits”.
  • 12th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children. Sponsored by International Paediatric Endosurgery Group (IPEG), 11 March 2003, Los Angeles, California, USA.
  • “Ovary sparing surgery for benign complex ovarian Lesions in girls – MIS technique and benefits”.18th Congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 30 October 2002, Singapore.
  • “Successful outcome of conservative management of oesophageal perforation in extremely low birth weight infants”.18th Congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 30th October 2003. Singapore.
  • “Laparoscopic hysterectomy and bilateral gonadectomy in a patient with Denys Drash Syndrome”. Paediatric Surgical session, at the Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 12th May 2000, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Annual Scientific Meeting K K Hospital, Singapore. 9-11 October 2003.
  • Laparoscopic reduction of intussusception after failed gas enema reduction: The KKH experience.
  • Complicated Meckels diverticulum: our experience.
  • Chronic lymphadenitis – What else can it be?
  • 37th Malaysia- Singapore Congress of Medicine, 4-7 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur
  • A case of Primary Paediatric Follicular Lymphoma of the Testis.
  • 18th Congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons in 27-31 October 2002, Singapore.
  • Complicated Meckels diverticulum: our experience
  • Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy.
  • CME topics and presentations, Lectures for DNB students at Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, Holy Family Hospital, South Delhi.
  • Malrotation in neonates - Diagnosis and Management.
  • Vomiting in Newborn babies - Diagnosis and Surgical causes.
  • VATS for Empyema- early Vs later.
  • Empyema - Range of treatment modalities.
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy for Foreign Body Bronchus.
  • Acute abdomen in children - Causes and diagnosis.
  • AIO due to torsion of meckels diverticulum.
  • Unusual Diaphragmatic hernia in preterm IUGR newborn.
  • Liver Abscess in children, role of MAS, and USG interventions.
  • Surgical procedures in COVID-positive children.
  • “Esophageal Atresia – 4 year experience”.
  • Oral paper presented on at 3rd World Congress on Pediatric Esophagus, 1st February 2002 in AIIMS New Delhi.
  • “The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology in a rat model of Obstructive jaundice”.
  • Oral paper presented on 11th October 1998 at the Conference of the Indian Association Of Paediatric Surgeons in Coimbatore, India.
  • “Fungal infections as a cause of morbidity and mortality in posterior urethral valves”.
  • Oral presentation in Dec 1994, at Association of Surgeons of India, Jodhpur.
  • Dr. Thichen Kalden Lama & team successfully treat a baby girl with hernia disorder in TIMES OF INDIA today.Click Here

    Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Nepalese
  • Tibetan
  • Fellowship & Membership

  • Fellow - Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia, 2001.
  • Fellow - KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore, 2004.
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons (IAPS).
  • Paediatric Endoscopy Surgeons of India (PESI).
  • International Paediatric Endoscopy Group (IPEG).
  • Society of Children with DSD.
  • AIIMS onian Society.
  • Indian Association of Paediatrics.
  • Delhi Medical Association.
  • Field of Expertise

  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Neonatal Surgery/ New-born care and procedures
  • Minimal Access Surgery in Children/ Endoscopy/ Laparoscopy/ Interventional procedures
  • Paediatric Urology
  • Acute Emergencies in Children
  • Laparoscopy in Complicated Appendicitis
  • Complex masses
  • Liver Abscesses
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Ovary Sparing Surgery
  • Congenital Abnormalities in Children
  • Antenatal Advise and care
  • Management and Surgery in Covid positive children and new-borns
  • Awards & Achievements

  • Young Investigator Award.
  • 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 6 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Ovarian Masses in girls: KKWCH experience.
  • U.C. Chakraborty Citation / Award.
  • Conference of the Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons – 11th October 1998, for: “The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology on bile duct ligated rats”.
  • Talks & Publications

  • Fungal Infections as a cause of morbidity and mortality in Posterior Urethral Valves. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. Vol 2, July – Dec 1997. No.3 & 4.
  • Management of Hydrocephalus. The Indian Journal of Paediatrics. Special Supplement. Nov- Dec 1997; Vol 64:No.6.
  • Booklet for general information: Basic information on a child with undetermined sex. Authors: Dr. Thichen Lama, Dr. D.K.Gupta. Publishers: Department of Pediatric Surgery, AIIMS, 1999.
  • The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology in a rat model of Obstructive jaundice. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 1999.
  • Congenital Lung Cyst. Lal R, Lama TK, Bhatnagar V. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 1999 Oct:9(5):334-6.
  • Laparoscopic bilateral gonadectomy and hysterectomy in an anephric patient with Drash Syndrome. Aust.N.Z.J.Surg. Vol 70, May 2000, Supplement.
  • Colonic Atresia and Hirschsprung’s disease. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 2000.
  • Goh BK, Chui CH, Yap TL, Low Y, Lama TK, Alkouder G, et al. Is early laparoscopic appendectomy feasible in children with acute appendicitis presenting with an appendiceal mass? A prospective study. J Pediatr Surg 2005; 40:1134-7.
  • Multi-drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumanii intraabdominal abscess. Goh BK, Alkouder G, LamaTK, Tan CE. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2005:6(3):345-7.
  • Pelviureteric junction obstruction as sequelae of Kawasaki disease. Subramaniam R, Lama T, Chong CY. Pediatr Surg Int. 2004 Jul;20(7):553-5. Epub 2004 Jul 10.
  • MCh Paediatric Surgery Dissertations submitted towards completion of the specialist training: May 1997 All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
  • Retrospective analysis of all cases of Craniosynostosis operated, with respect to improvement in morphology, function and psychosocial development. Prospective analysis of modified tounge-in-groove fronto-orbital advancement with periosteal onlay flap.
  • The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology on bile duct ligated rats.
  • Oral Presentations at International Conferences.
  • “Chinese fan Spread Laparoscopic Reduction of Intussusception.” IPEG 2004, Mauii, Hawaii.
  • “Laparoscopic Resection of Meckel’s Diverticulum : How we do it.” Annual Scientific Meeting, K K Hospital, 9 October 2003, Singapore.
  • “Ovarian Masses in girls: KKH experience.” Won the Young Investigator’s Award at the 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine. September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • “Ovary sparing surgery for complex ovarian Lesions in girls – MIS technique and benefits”.
  • 12th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children. Sponsored by International Paediatric Endosurgery Group (IPEG), 11 March 2003, Los Angeles, California, USA.
  • “Ovary sparing surgery for benign complex ovarian Lesions in girls – MIS technique and benefits”.18th Congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 30 October 2002, Singapore.
  • “Successful outcome of conservative management of oesophageal perforation in extremely low birth weight infants”.18th Congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 30th October 2003. Singapore.
  • “Laparoscopic hysterectomy and bilateral gonadectomy in a patient with Denys Drash Syndrome”. Paediatric Surgical session, at the Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 12th May 2000, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Annual Scientific Meeting K K Hospital, Singapore. 9-11 October 2003.
  • Laparoscopic reduction of intussusception after failed gas enema reduction: The KKH experience.
  • Complicated Meckels diverticulum: our experience.
  • Chronic lymphadenitis – What else can it be?
  • 37th Malaysia- Singapore Congress of Medicine, 4-7 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur
  • A case of Primary Paediatric Follicular Lymphoma of the Testis.
  • 18th Congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons in 27-31 October 2002, Singapore.
  • Complicated Meckels diverticulum: our experience
  • Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy.
  • CME topics and presentations, Lectures for DNB students at Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, Holy Family Hospital, South Delhi.
  • Malrotation in neonates - Diagnosis and Management.
  • Vomiting in Newborn babies - Diagnosis and Surgical causes.
  • VATS for Empyema- early Vs later.
  • Empyema - Range of treatment modalities.
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy for Foreign Body Bronchus.
  • Acute abdomen in children - Causes and diagnosis.
  • AIO due to torsion of meckels diverticulum.
  • Unusual Diaphragmatic hernia in preterm IUGR newborn.
  • Liver Abscess in children, role of MAS, and USG interventions.
  • Surgical procedures in COVID-positive children.
  • “Esophageal Atresia – 4 year experience”.
  • Oral paper presented on at 3rd World Congress on Pediatric Esophagus, 1st February 2002 in AIIMS New Delhi.
  • “The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology in a rat model of Obstructive jaundice”.
  • Oral paper presented on 11th October 1998 at the Conference of the Indian Association Of Paediatric Surgeons in Coimbatore, India.
  • “Fungal infections as a cause of morbidity and mortality in posterior urethral valves”.
  • Oral presentation in Dec 1994, at Association of Surgeons of India, Jodhpur.
  • Dr. Thichen Kalden Lama & team successfully treat a baby girl with hernia disorder in TIMES OF INDIA today.Click Here

    Field of Expertise

  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Neonatal Surgery/ New-born care and procedures
  • Minimal Access Surgery in Children/ Endoscopy/ Laparoscopy/ Interventional procedures
  • Paediatric Urology
  • Acute Emergencies in Children
  • Laparoscopy in Complicated Appendicitis
  • Complex masses
  • Liver Abscesses
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Ovary Sparing Surgery
  • Congenital Abnormalities in Children
  • Antenatal Advise and care
  • Management and Surgery in Covid positive children and new-borns
  • Fellowship & Membership

  • Fellow - Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia, 2001.
  • Fellow - KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore, 2004.
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons (IAPS).
  • Paediatric Endoscopy Surgeons of India (PESI).
  • International Paediatric Endoscopy Group (IPEG).
  • Society of Children with DSD.
  • AIIMS onian Society.
  • Indian Association of Paediatrics.
  • Delhi Medical Association.
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Nepalese
  • Tibetan
  • Awards & Achievements

  • Young Investigator Award.
  • 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 6 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Ovarian Masses in girls: KKWCH experience.
  • U.C. Chakraborty Citation / Award.
  • Conference of the Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons – 11th October 1998, for: “The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology on bile duct ligated rats”.
  • Talks & Publications

  • Fungal Infections as a cause of morbidity and mortality in Posterior Urethral Valves. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. Vol 2, July – Dec 1997. No.3 & 4.
  • Management of Hydrocephalus. The Indian Journal of Paediatrics. Special Supplement. Nov- Dec 1997; Vol 64:No.6.
  • Booklet for general information: Basic information on a child with undetermined sex. Authors: Dr. Thichen Lama, Dr. D.K.Gupta. Publishers: Department of Pediatric Surgery, AIIMS, 1999.
  • The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology in a rat model of Obstructive jaundice. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 1999.
  • Congenital Lung Cyst. Lal R, Lama TK, Bhatnagar V. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 1999 Oct:9(5):334-6.
  • Laparoscopic bilateral gonadectomy and hysterectomy in an anephric patient with Drash Syndrome. Aust.N.Z.J.Surg. Vol 70, May 2000, Supplement.
  • Colonic Atresia and Hirschsprung’s disease. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 2000.
  • Goh BK, Chui CH, Yap TL, Low Y, Lama TK, Alkouder G, et al. Is early laparoscopic appendectomy feasible in children with acute appendicitis presenting with an appendiceal mass? A prospective study. J Pediatr Surg 2005; 40:1134-7.
  • Multi-drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumanii intraabdominal abscess. Goh BK, Alkouder G, LamaTK, Tan CE. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2005:6(3):345-7.
  • Pelviureteric junction obstruction as sequelae of Kawasaki disease. Subramaniam R, Lama T, Chong CY. Pediatr Surg Int. 2004 Jul;20(7):553-5. Epub 2004 Jul 10.
  • MCh Paediatric Surgery Dissertations submitted towards completion of the specialist training: May 1997 All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
  • Retrospective analysis of all cases of Craniosynostosis operated, with respect to improvement in morphology, function and psychosocial development. Prospective analysis of modified tounge-in-groove fronto-orbital advancement with periosteal onlay flap.
  • The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology on bile duct ligated rats.
  • Oral Presentations at International Conferences.
  • “Chinese fan Spread Laparoscopic Reduction of Intussusception.” IPEG 2004, Mauii, Hawaii.
  • “Laparoscopic Resection of Meckel’s Diverticulum : How we do it.” Annual Scientific Meeting, K K Hospital, 9 October 2003, Singapore.
  • “Ovarian Masses in girls: KKH experience.” Won the Young Investigator’s Award at the 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine. September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • “Ovary sparing surgery for complex ovarian Lesions in girls – MIS technique and benefits”.
  • 12th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children. Sponsored by International Paediatric Endosurgery Group (IPEG), 11 March 2003, Los Angeles, California, USA.
  • “Ovary sparing surgery for benign complex ovarian Lesions in girls – MIS technique and benefits”.18th Congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 30 October 2002, Singapore.
  • “Successful outcome of conservative management of oesophageal perforation in extremely low birth weight infants”.18th Congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 30th October 2003. Singapore.
  • “Laparoscopic hysterectomy and bilateral gonadectomy in a patient with Denys Drash Syndrome”. Paediatric Surgical session, at the Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 12th May 2000, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Annual Scientific Meeting K K Hospital, Singapore. 9-11 October 2003.
  • Laparoscopic reduction of intussusception after failed gas enema reduction: The KKH experience.
  • Complicated Meckels diverticulum: our experience.
  • Chronic lymphadenitis – What else can it be?
  • 37th Malaysia- Singapore Congress of Medicine, 4-7 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur
  • A case of Primary Paediatric Follicular Lymphoma of the Testis.
  • 18th Congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons in 27-31 October 2002, Singapore.
  • Complicated Meckels diverticulum: our experience
  • Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy.
  • CME topics and presentations, Lectures for DNB students at Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, Holy Family Hospital, South Delhi.
  • Malrotation in neonates - Diagnosis and Management.
  • Vomiting in Newborn babies - Diagnosis and Surgical causes.
  • VATS for Empyema- early Vs later.
  • Empyema - Range of treatment modalities.
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy for Foreign Body Bronchus.
  • Acute abdomen in children - Causes and diagnosis.
  • AIO due to torsion of meckels diverticulum.
  • Unusual Diaphragmatic hernia in preterm IUGR newborn.
  • Liver Abscess in children, role of MAS, and USG interventions.
  • Surgical procedures in COVID-positive children.
  • “Esophageal Atresia – 4 year experience”.
  • Oral paper presented on at 3rd World Congress on Pediatric Esophagus, 1st February 2002 in AIIMS New Delhi.
  • “The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology in a rat model of Obstructive jaundice”.
  • Oral paper presented on 11th October 1998 at the Conference of the Indian Association Of Paediatric Surgeons in Coimbatore, India.
  • “Fungal infections as a cause of morbidity and mortality in posterior urethral valves”.
  • Oral presentation in Dec 1994, at Association of Surgeons of India, Jodhpur.
  • Dr. Thichen Kalden Lama & team successfully treat a baby girl with hernia disorder in TIMES OF INDIA today.Click Here

    Awards & Achievements

  • Young Investigator Award.
  • 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 6 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Ovarian Masses in girls: KKWCH experience.
  • U.C. Chakraborty Citation / Award.
  • Conference of the Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons – 11th October 1998, for: “The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology on bile duct ligated rats”.
  • Fellowship & Membership

  • Fellow - Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia, 2001.
  • Fellow - KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore, 2004.
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons (IAPS).
  • Paediatric Endoscopy Surgeons of India (PESI).
  • International Paediatric Endoscopy Group (IPEG).
  • Society of Children with DSD.
  • AIIMS onian Society.
  • Indian Association of Paediatrics.
  • Delhi Medical Association.
  • Field of Expertise

  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Neonatal Surgery/ New-born care and procedures
  • Minimal Access Surgery in Children/ Endoscopy/ Laparoscopy/ Interventional procedures
  • Paediatric Urology
  • Acute Emergencies in Children
  • Laparoscopy in Complicated Appendicitis
  • Complex masses
  • Liver Abscesses
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Ovary Sparing Surgery
  • Congenital Abnormalities in Children
  • Antenatal Advise and care
  • Management and Surgery in Covid positive children and new-borns
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Nepalese
  • Tibetan
  • Talks & Publications

  • Fungal Infections as a cause of morbidity and mortality in Posterior Urethral Valves. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. Vol 2, July – Dec 1997. No.3 & 4.
  • Management of Hydrocephalus. The Indian Journal of Paediatrics. Special Supplement. Nov- Dec 1997; Vol 64:No.6.
  • Booklet for general information: Basic information on a child with undetermined sex. Authors: Dr. Thichen Lama, Dr. D.K.Gupta. Publishers: Department of Pediatric Surgery, AIIMS, 1999.
  • The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology in a rat model of Obstructive jaundice. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 1999.
  • Congenital Lung Cyst. Lal R, Lama TK, Bhatnagar V. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 1999 Oct:9(5):334-6.
  • Laparoscopic bilateral gonadectomy and hysterectomy in an anephric patient with Drash Syndrome. Aust.N.Z.J.Surg. Vol 70, May 2000, Supplement.
  • Colonic Atresia and Hirschsprung’s disease. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 2000.
  • Goh BK, Chui CH, Yap TL, Low Y, Lama TK, Alkouder G, et al. Is early laparoscopic appendectomy feasible in children with acute appendicitis presenting with an appendiceal mass? A prospective study. J Pediatr Surg 2005; 40:1134-7.
  • Multi-drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumanii intraabdominal abscess. Goh BK, Alkouder G, LamaTK, Tan CE. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2005:6(3):345-7.
  • Pelviureteric junction obstruction as sequelae of Kawasaki disease. Subramaniam R, Lama T, Chong CY. Pediatr Surg Int. 2004 Jul;20(7):553-5. Epub 2004 Jul 10.
  • MCh Paediatric Surgery Dissertations submitted towards completion of the specialist training: May 1997 All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
  • Retrospective analysis of all cases of Craniosynostosis operated, with respect to improvement in morphology, function and psychosocial development. Prospective analysis of modified tounge-in-groove fronto-orbital advancement with periosteal onlay flap.
  • The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology on bile duct ligated rats.
  • Oral Presentations at International Conferences.
  • “Chinese fan Spread Laparoscopic Reduction of Intussusception.” IPEG 2004, Mauii, Hawaii.
  • “Laparoscopic Resection of Meckel’s Diverticulum : How we do it.” Annual Scientific Meeting, K K Hospital, 9 October 2003, Singapore.
  • “Ovarian Masses in girls: KKH experience.” Won the Young Investigator’s Award at the 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine. September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • “Ovary sparing surgery for complex ovarian Lesions in girls – MIS technique and benefits”.
  • 12th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children. Sponsored by International Paediatric Endosurgery Group (IPEG), 11 March 2003, Los Angeles, California, USA.
  • “Ovary sparing surgery for benign complex ovarian Lesions in girls – MIS technique and benefits”.18th Congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 30 October 2002, Singapore.
  • “Successful outcome of conservative management of oesophageal perforation in extremely low birth weight infants”.18th Congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 30th October 2003. Singapore.
  • “Laparoscopic hysterectomy and bilateral gonadectomy in a patient with Denys Drash Syndrome”. Paediatric Surgical session, at the Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 12th May 2000, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Annual Scientific Meeting K K Hospital, Singapore. 9-11 October 2003.
  • Laparoscopic reduction of intussusception after failed gas enema reduction: The KKH experience.
  • Complicated Meckels diverticulum: our experience.
  • Chronic lymphadenitis – What else can it be?
  • 37th Malaysia- Singapore Congress of Medicine, 4-7 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur
  • A case of Primary Paediatric Follicular Lymphoma of the Testis.
  • 18th Congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons in 27-31 October 2002, Singapore.
  • Complicated Meckels diverticulum: our experience
  • Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy.
  • CME topics and presentations, Lectures for DNB students at Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, Holy Family Hospital, South Delhi.
  • Malrotation in neonates - Diagnosis and Management.
  • Vomiting in Newborn babies - Diagnosis and Surgical causes.
  • VATS for Empyema- early Vs later.
  • Empyema - Range of treatment modalities.
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy for Foreign Body Bronchus.
  • Acute abdomen in children - Causes and diagnosis.
  • AIO due to torsion of meckels diverticulum.
  • Unusual Diaphragmatic hernia in preterm IUGR newborn.
  • Liver Abscess in children, role of MAS, and USG interventions.
  • Surgical procedures in COVID-positive children.
  • “Esophageal Atresia – 4 year experience”.
  • Oral paper presented on at 3rd World Congress on Pediatric Esophagus, 1st February 2002 in AIIMS New Delhi.
  • “The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology in a rat model of Obstructive jaundice”.
  • Oral paper presented on 11th October 1998 at the Conference of the Indian Association Of Paediatric Surgeons in Coimbatore, India.
  • “Fungal infections as a cause of morbidity and mortality in posterior urethral valves”.
  • Oral presentation in Dec 1994, at Association of Surgeons of India, Jodhpur.
  • Dr. Thichen Kalden Lama & team successfully treat a baby girl with hernia disorder in TIMES OF INDIA today.Click Here

    Talks & Publications

  • Fungal Infections as a cause of morbidity and mortality in Posterior Urethral Valves. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. Vol 2, July – Dec 1997. No.3 & 4.
  • Management of Hydrocephalus. The Indian Journal of Paediatrics. Special Supplement. Nov- Dec 1997; Vol 64:No.6.
  • Booklet for general information: Basic information on a child with undetermined sex. Authors: Dr. Thichen Lama, Dr. D.K.Gupta. Publishers: Department of Pediatric Surgery, AIIMS, 1999.
  • The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology in a rat model of Obstructive jaundice. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 1999.
  • Congenital Lung Cyst. Lal R, Lama TK, Bhatnagar V. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 1999 Oct:9(5):334-6.
  • Laparoscopic bilateral gonadectomy and hysterectomy in an anephric patient with Drash Syndrome. Aust.N.Z.J.Surg. Vol 70, May 2000, Supplement.
  • Colonic Atresia and Hirschsprung’s disease. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 2000.
  • Goh BK, Chui CH, Yap TL, Low Y, Lama TK, Alkouder G, et al. Is early laparoscopic appendectomy feasible in children with acute appendicitis presenting with an appendiceal mass? A prospective study. J Pediatr Surg 2005; 40:1134-7.
  • Multi-drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumanii intraabdominal abscess. Goh BK, Alkouder G, LamaTK, Tan CE. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2005:6(3):345-7.
  • Pelviureteric junction obstruction as sequelae of Kawasaki disease. Subramaniam R, Lama T, Chong CY. Pediatr Surg Int. 2004 Jul;20(7):553-5. Epub 2004 Jul 10.
  • MCh Paediatric Surgery Dissertations submitted towards completion of the specialist training: May 1997 All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
  • Retrospective analysis of all cases of Craniosynostosis operated, with respect to improvement in morphology, function and psychosocial development. Prospective analysis of modified tounge-in-groove fronto-orbital advancement with periosteal onlay flap.
  • The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology on bile duct ligated rats.
  • Oral Presentations at International Conferences.
  • “Chinese fan Spread Laparoscopic Reduction of Intussusception.” IPEG 2004, Mauii, Hawaii.
  • “Laparoscopic Resection of Meckel’s Diverticulum : How we do it.” Annual Scientific Meeting, K K Hospital, 9 October 2003, Singapore.
  • “Ovarian Masses in girls: KKH experience.” Won the Young Investigator’s Award at the 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine. September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • “Ovary sparing surgery for complex ovarian Lesions in girls – MIS technique and benefits”.
  • 12th Annual Congress for Endosurgery in Children. Sponsored by International Paediatric Endosurgery Group (IPEG), 11 March 2003, Los Angeles, California, USA.
  • “Ovary sparing surgery for benign complex ovarian Lesions in girls – MIS technique and benefits”.18th Congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 30 October 2002, Singapore.
  • “Successful outcome of conservative management of oesophageal perforation in extremely low birth weight infants”.18th Congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons, 30th October 2003. Singapore.
  • “Laparoscopic hysterectomy and bilateral gonadectomy in a patient with Denys Drash Syndrome”. Paediatric Surgical session, at the Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 12th May 2000, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Annual Scientific Meeting K K Hospital, Singapore. 9-11 October 2003.
  • Laparoscopic reduction of intussusception after failed gas enema reduction: The KKH experience.
  • Complicated Meckels diverticulum: our experience.
  • Chronic lymphadenitis – What else can it be?
  • 37th Malaysia- Singapore Congress of Medicine, 4-7 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur
  • A case of Primary Paediatric Follicular Lymphoma of the Testis.
  • 18th Congress of the Asian Association of Paediatric Surgeons in 27-31 October 2002, Singapore.
  • Complicated Meckels diverticulum: our experience
  • Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy.
  • CME topics and presentations, Lectures for DNB students at Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, Holy Family Hospital, South Delhi.
  • Malrotation in neonates - Diagnosis and Management.
  • Vomiting in Newborn babies - Diagnosis and Surgical causes.
  • VATS for Empyema- early Vs later.
  • Empyema - Range of treatment modalities.
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy for Foreign Body Bronchus.
  • Acute abdomen in children - Causes and diagnosis.
  • AIO due to torsion of meckels diverticulum.
  • Unusual Diaphragmatic hernia in preterm IUGR newborn.
  • Liver Abscess in children, role of MAS, and USG interventions.
  • Surgical procedures in COVID-positive children.
  • “Esophageal Atresia – 4 year experience”.
  • Oral paper presented on at 3rd World Congress on Pediatric Esophagus, 1st February 2002 in AIIMS New Delhi.
  • “The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology in a rat model of Obstructive jaundice”.
  • Oral paper presented on 11th October 1998 at the Conference of the Indian Association Of Paediatric Surgeons in Coimbatore, India.
  • “Fungal infections as a cause of morbidity and mortality in posterior urethral valves”.
  • Oral presentation in Dec 1994, at Association of Surgeons of India, Jodhpur.
  • Dr. Thichen Kalden Lama & team successfully treat a baby girl with hernia disorder in TIMES OF INDIA today.Click Here
  • Fellowship & Membership

  • Fellow - Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia, 2001.
  • Fellow - KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore, 2004.
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons (IAPS).
  • Paediatric Endoscopy Surgeons of India (PESI).
  • International Paediatric Endoscopy Group (IPEG).
  • Society of Children with DSD.
  • AIIMS onian Society.
  • Indian Association of Paediatrics.
  • Delhi Medical Association.
  • Field of Expertise

  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Neonatal Surgery/ New-born care and procedures
  • Minimal Access Surgery in Children/ Endoscopy/ Laparoscopy/ Interventional procedures
  • Paediatric Urology
  • Acute Emergencies in Children
  • Laparoscopy in Complicated Appendicitis
  • Complex masses
  • Liver Abscesses
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Ovary Sparing Surgery
  • Congenital Abnormalities in Children
  • Antenatal Advise and care
  • Management and Surgery in Covid positive children and new-borns
  • Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Nepalese
  • Tibetan
  • Awards & Achievements

  • Young Investigator Award.
  • 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 6 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Ovarian Masses in girls: KKWCH experience.
  • U.C. Chakraborty Citation / Award.
  • Conference of the Indian Association of Paediatric Surgeons – 11th October 1998, for: “The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology on bile duct ligated rats”.
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