Double board certified in hand surgery and plastic surgery, Dr. Pulikkottil is a skilled, precision-oriented medical authority who goes above and beyond for his patients. His empathetic, attentive bedside manner relieves patients’ anxiety, helping them to feel more at ease during the treatment process.
Background and Training
Dr. Pulikkottil was accepted into medical school directly out of high school, enrolling in the competitive Early Admission Program at Siena/Albany Medical College. Afterward, he completed an elite five-year Residency in General Surgery at Rutgers University.
Over the next few years, Dr. Pulikkottil performed in-depth research in the field of facial and hand transplantation at the University of Pittsburgh. He then continued to advance his skill set with a prestigious three-year Fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Texas at Southwestern, working with among the industry’s most lauded pioneers. Dr. Pulikkottil’s training culminated with a one-year fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Hand and Microsurgery.