Doctor Profile

Director, and Head Veterinarian

Dr Kishorekumar K J

BVSc & AH, MS (USA), PGDDUS (Ultrasound), F. VMAS (Laparoscopy)

Dr Kishorekumar K J originally from Pala, Kerala, India is an internationally trained, and acclaimed soft tissue and orthopaedic surgeon, Director, and Head Veterinarian at one finest and largest pet hospital in the country; Dr Zoo Pet Hospital.

Dr Kishore completed his Batchelors in Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry from College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy, Thrissur, India. After securing scholarship, he went on to complete his MS from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America. Dr Kishore has cleared North American Veterinary Licence Exam in his pursuit for professional excellence.

Dr Kishore has been trained extensively in Soft tissue surgeries, Orthopedic surgeries, Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic surgeries, Ultrasound imaging both internationally, and nationally from leading mentors in respective areas. His mantra is “It’s better to get trained with the right guru for 10 days rather than spending years in a reputed institute without receiving enough skill sets to face the real world of veterinary medicine, and surgery

In 2015 Dr Kishore has co-founded ABCD Kochi, one of the premiere state -of the- art facility only for surgeries in stray dogs. Over 50 veterinary professionals (international, and national), and students shadowed him in learning the basics of soft tissue surgeries during this time. He has been instrumental in setting up various other surgical facilities throughout the state, and lectured over 100 seminars, and awareness programs. He still finds time to educate the public about stray dog problems in the state through various media, and works for community dogs, and cats. He stresses the importance of birth control surgeries, and immunisation programs which are the fundamental blocks of animal welfare in this part of the world. 

Dr Kishore co-founded Dr Zoo, and performs surgeries on a regular basis, and is lifetime learner. He is heading a team of 40 personals including Veterinarians, and Veterinary technicians. A strong believer in evidence based professional learning, he always want to push the limits for professional excellence.