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 SurgeryCongenital 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

  • 1. Young Investigator Award
  • 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 6 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • “Ovarian Masses in girls: KKWCH experience.”
  • 2. 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

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Management of Hydrocephalus. The Indian Journal of Paediatrics. Special Supplement. Nov- Dec 1997; Vol 64:No.6.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. 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
  • 5. Congenital Lung Cyst. Lal R, Lama TK, Bhatnagar V. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 1999 Oct:9(5):334-6
  • 6. Laparoscopic bilateral gonadectomy and hysterectomy in an anephric patient with Drash Syndrome. Aust.N.Z.J.Surg. Vol 70, May 2000, Supplement.
  • 7. Colonic Atresia and Hirschsprung’s disease. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 2000.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. Multi- drug- resistant Acinetobacter baumanii intraabdominal abscess. Goh BK, Alkouder G, LamaTK, Tan CE. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2005:6(3):345-7
  • 10. 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.
  • Paper Presentations:
  • A. MCh Paediatric Surgery Dissertations submitted towards completion of the specialist training: May 1997 All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
  • 1. 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.
  • 2. The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology on bile duct ligated rats
  • B. Oral Presentations at International Conferences:
  • 1. “Chinese fan Spread Laparoscopic Reduction of Intussusception.” IPEG 2004, Mauii, Hawaii.
  • 2. “Laparoscopic Resection of Meckel’s Diverticulum : How we do it.”
  • Annual Scientific Meeting, K K Hospital, 9 October 2003, Singapore.
  • 3. “Ovarian Masses in girls: KKH experience.”
  • Won the Young Investigator’s Award at the 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine. 6 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • 4. “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.
  • 5. “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.
  • 6. “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.
  • 7. “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.
  • C. Posters presented:
  • 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
  • D. Presentations in India :
  • CME topics and presentations, Lectures for DNB students at Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, Holy Family Hospital, South Delhi
  • 1. Malrotation in neonates - Diagnosis and Management
  • 2. Vomiting in Newborn babies - Diagnosis and Surgical causes
  • 3. VATS for Empyema- early Vs later
  • 4. Empyema - Range of treatment mmodalities
  • 5. Rigid Bronchoscopy for Foreign Body Bronchus
  • 6. Acute abdomen in children - Causes and diagnosis
  • 7. AIO due to torsion of meckels diverticulum
  • 8. Unusual Diaphragmatic hernia in preterm IUGR newborn
  • 9. Liver Abscess in children, role of MAS, and USG interventions
  • 10. Surgical procedures in COVID positive children
  • E. Paper presentation in India:
  • 1. “Esophageal Atresia – 4 year experience”.
  • Oral paper presented on at 3rd World Congress on Pediatric Esophagus, 1st February 2002 in AIIMS New Delhi.
  • 2. “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.
  • 3. “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 SurgeryCongenital Abnormalities in Children, Antenatal Advise and care
  • Management and Surgery in Covid positive children and new-borns
  • Awards & Achievements

  • 1. Young Investigator Award
  • 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 6 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • “Ovarian Masses in girls: KKWCH experience.”
  • 2. 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

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Management of Hydrocephalus. The Indian Journal of Paediatrics. Special Supplement. Nov- Dec 1997; Vol 64:No.6.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. 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
  • 5. Congenital Lung Cyst. Lal R, Lama TK, Bhatnagar V. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 1999 Oct:9(5):334-6
  • 6. Laparoscopic bilateral gonadectomy and hysterectomy in an anephric patient with Drash Syndrome. Aust.N.Z.J.Surg. Vol 70, May 2000, Supplement.
  • 7. Colonic Atresia and Hirschsprung’s disease. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 2000.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. Multi- drug- resistant Acinetobacter baumanii intraabdominal abscess. Goh BK, Alkouder G, LamaTK, Tan CE. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2005:6(3):345-7
  • 10. 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.
  • Paper Presentations:
  • A. MCh Paediatric Surgery Dissertations submitted towards completion of the specialist training: May 1997 All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
  • 1. 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.
  • 2. The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology on bile duct ligated rats
  • B. Oral Presentations at International Conferences:
  • 1. “Chinese fan Spread Laparoscopic Reduction of Intussusception.” IPEG 2004, Mauii, Hawaii.
  • 2. “Laparoscopic Resection of Meckel’s Diverticulum : How we do it.”
  • Annual Scientific Meeting, K K Hospital, 9 October 2003, Singapore.
  • 3. “Ovarian Masses in girls: KKH experience.”
  • Won the Young Investigator’s Award at the 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine. 6 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • 4. “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.
  • 5. “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.
  • 6. “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.
  • 7. “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.
  • C. Posters presented:
  • 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
  • D. Presentations in India :
  • CME topics and presentations, Lectures for DNB students at Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, Holy Family Hospital, South Delhi
  • 1. Malrotation in neonates - Diagnosis and Management
  • 2. Vomiting in Newborn babies - Diagnosis and Surgical causes
  • 3. VATS for Empyema- early Vs later
  • 4. Empyema - Range of treatment mmodalities
  • 5. Rigid Bronchoscopy for Foreign Body Bronchus
  • 6. Acute abdomen in children - Causes and diagnosis
  • 7. AIO due to torsion of meckels diverticulum
  • 8. Unusual Diaphragmatic hernia in preterm IUGR newborn
  • 9. Liver Abscess in children, role of MAS, and USG interventions
  • 10. Surgical procedures in COVID positive children
  • E. Paper presentation in India:
  • 1. “Esophageal Atresia – 4 year experience”.
  • Oral paper presented on at 3rd World Congress on Pediatric Esophagus, 1st February 2002 in AIIMS New Delhi.
  • 2. “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.
  • 3. “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 SurgeryCongenital 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

  • 1. Young Investigator Award
  • 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 6 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • “Ovarian Masses in girls: KKWCH experience.”
  • 2. 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

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Management of Hydrocephalus. The Indian Journal of Paediatrics. Special Supplement. Nov- Dec 1997; Vol 64:No.6.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. 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
  • 5. Congenital Lung Cyst. Lal R, Lama TK, Bhatnagar V. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 1999 Oct:9(5):334-6
  • 6. Laparoscopic bilateral gonadectomy and hysterectomy in an anephric patient with Drash Syndrome. Aust.N.Z.J.Surg. Vol 70, May 2000, Supplement.
  • 7. Colonic Atresia and Hirschsprung’s disease. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 2000.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. Multi- drug- resistant Acinetobacter baumanii intraabdominal abscess. Goh BK, Alkouder G, LamaTK, Tan CE. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2005:6(3):345-7
  • 10. 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.
  • Paper Presentations:
  • A. MCh Paediatric Surgery Dissertations submitted towards completion of the specialist training: May 1997 All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
  • 1. 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.
  • 2. The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology on bile duct ligated rats
  • B. Oral Presentations at International Conferences:
  • 1. “Chinese fan Spread Laparoscopic Reduction of Intussusception.” IPEG 2004, Mauii, Hawaii.
  • 2. “Laparoscopic Resection of Meckel’s Diverticulum : How we do it.”
  • Annual Scientific Meeting, K K Hospital, 9 October 2003, Singapore.
  • 3. “Ovarian Masses in girls: KKH experience.”
  • Won the Young Investigator’s Award at the 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine. 6 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • 4. “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.
  • 5. “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.
  • 6. “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.
  • 7. “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.
  • C. Posters presented:
  • 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
  • D. Presentations in India :
  • CME topics and presentations, Lectures for DNB students at Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, Holy Family Hospital, South Delhi
  • 1. Malrotation in neonates - Diagnosis and Management
  • 2. Vomiting in Newborn babies - Diagnosis and Surgical causes
  • 3. VATS for Empyema- early Vs later
  • 4. Empyema - Range of treatment mmodalities
  • 5. Rigid Bronchoscopy for Foreign Body Bronchus
  • 6. Acute abdomen in children - Causes and diagnosis
  • 7. AIO due to torsion of meckels diverticulum
  • 8. Unusual Diaphragmatic hernia in preterm IUGR newborn
  • 9. Liver Abscess in children, role of MAS, and USG interventions
  • 10. Surgical procedures in COVID positive children
  • E. Paper presentation in India:
  • 1. “Esophageal Atresia – 4 year experience”.
  • Oral paper presented on at 3rd World Congress on Pediatric Esophagus, 1st February 2002 in AIIMS New Delhi.
  • 2. “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.
  • 3. “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

  • 1. Young Investigator Award
  • 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 6 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • “Ovarian Masses in girls: KKWCH experience.”
  • 2. 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 SurgeryCongenital 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

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Management of Hydrocephalus. The Indian Journal of Paediatrics. Special Supplement. Nov- Dec 1997; Vol 64:No.6.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. 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
  • 5. Congenital Lung Cyst. Lal R, Lama TK, Bhatnagar V. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 1999 Oct:9(5):334-6
  • 6. Laparoscopic bilateral gonadectomy and hysterectomy in an anephric patient with Drash Syndrome. Aust.N.Z.J.Surg. Vol 70, May 2000, Supplement.
  • 7. Colonic Atresia and Hirschsprung’s disease. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 2000.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. Multi- drug- resistant Acinetobacter baumanii intraabdominal abscess. Goh BK, Alkouder G, LamaTK, Tan CE. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2005:6(3):345-7
  • 10. 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.
  • Paper Presentations:
  • A. MCh Paediatric Surgery Dissertations submitted towards completion of the specialist training: May 1997 All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
  • 1. 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.
  • 2. The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology on bile duct ligated rats
  • B. Oral Presentations at International Conferences:
  • 1. “Chinese fan Spread Laparoscopic Reduction of Intussusception.” IPEG 2004, Mauii, Hawaii.
  • 2. “Laparoscopic Resection of Meckel’s Diverticulum : How we do it.”
  • Annual Scientific Meeting, K K Hospital, 9 October 2003, Singapore.
  • 3. “Ovarian Masses in girls: KKH experience.”
  • Won the Young Investigator’s Award at the 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine. 6 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • 4. “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.
  • 5. “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.
  • 6. “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.
  • 7. “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.
  • C. Posters presented:
  • 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
  • D. Presentations in India :
  • CME topics and presentations, Lectures for DNB students at Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, Holy Family Hospital, South Delhi
  • 1. Malrotation in neonates - Diagnosis and Management
  • 2. Vomiting in Newborn babies - Diagnosis and Surgical causes
  • 3. VATS for Empyema- early Vs later
  • 4. Empyema - Range of treatment mmodalities
  • 5. Rigid Bronchoscopy for Foreign Body Bronchus
  • 6. Acute abdomen in children - Causes and diagnosis
  • 7. AIO due to torsion of meckels diverticulum
  • 8. Unusual Diaphragmatic hernia in preterm IUGR newborn
  • 9. Liver Abscess in children, role of MAS, and USG interventions
  • 10. Surgical procedures in COVID positive children
  • E. Paper presentation in India:
  • 1. “Esophageal Atresia – 4 year experience”.
  • Oral paper presented on at 3rd World Congress on Pediatric Esophagus, 1st February 2002 in AIIMS New Delhi.
  • 2. “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.
  • 3. “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

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Management of Hydrocephalus. The Indian Journal of Paediatrics. Special Supplement. Nov- Dec 1997; Vol 64:No.6.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. 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
  • 5. Congenital Lung Cyst. Lal R, Lama TK, Bhatnagar V. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 1999 Oct:9(5):334-6
  • 6. Laparoscopic bilateral gonadectomy and hysterectomy in an anephric patient with Drash Syndrome. Aust.N.Z.J.Surg. Vol 70, May 2000, Supplement.
  • 7. Colonic Atresia and Hirschsprung’s disease. Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 2000.
  • 8. 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.
  • 9. Multi- drug- resistant Acinetobacter baumanii intraabdominal abscess. Goh BK, Alkouder G, LamaTK, Tan CE. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2005:6(3):345-7
  • 10. 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.
  • Paper Presentations:
  • A. MCh Paediatric Surgery Dissertations submitted towards completion of the specialist training: May 1997 All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
  • 1. 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.
  • 2. The effect of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Steroids on liver histology on bile duct ligated rats
  • B. Oral Presentations at International Conferences:
  • 1. “Chinese fan Spread Laparoscopic Reduction of Intussusception.” IPEG 2004, Mauii, Hawaii.
  • 2. “Laparoscopic Resection of Meckel’s Diverticulum : How we do it.”
  • Annual Scientific Meeting, K K Hospital, 9 October 2003, Singapore.
  • 3. “Ovarian Masses in girls: KKH experience.”
  • Won the Young Investigator’s Award at the 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine. 6 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • 4. “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.
  • 5. “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.
  • 6. “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.
  • 7. “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.
  • C. Posters presented:
  • 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
  • D. Presentations in India :
  • CME topics and presentations, Lectures for DNB students at Max Super Specialty Hospital, Saket, Holy Family Hospital, South Delhi
  • 1. Malrotation in neonates - Diagnosis and Management
  • 2. Vomiting in Newborn babies - Diagnosis and Surgical causes
  • 3. VATS for Empyema- early Vs later
  • 4. Empyema - Range of treatment mmodalities
  • 5. Rigid Bronchoscopy for Foreign Body Bronchus
  • 6. Acute abdomen in children - Causes and diagnosis
  • 7. AIO due to torsion of meckels diverticulum
  • 8. Unusual Diaphragmatic hernia in preterm IUGR newborn
  • 9. Liver Abscess in children, role of MAS, and USG interventions
  • 10. Surgical procedures in COVID positive children
  • E. Paper presentation in India:
  • 1. “Esophageal Atresia – 4 year experience”.
  • Oral paper presented on at 3rd World Congress on Pediatric Esophagus, 1st February 2002 in AIIMS New Delhi.
  • 2. “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.
  • 3. “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 SurgeryCongenital 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

  • 1. Young Investigator Award
  • 37th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 6 September 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • “Ovarian Masses in girls: KKWCH experience.”
  • 2. 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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