Dr. Lijesh kumar did his M.B.B.S from Govt. Calicut medical college and M.D in radiology from the Institute of post graduate medical education and research (IPGMER) ,kolkata . He did his training in interventional radiology from the prestigious SreeChitraTirunal Institute of Science and Technology , Trivandrum. His area of interests are gastrointestinal and vascular interventions. To his credit he has done the maximum number of radiofrequency ablations (RFA) for liver cancer in India after starting the interventional radiology wing in PVS memorial hospital in 2014. He has also to his credit done the first case of Plug Assisted Retrograde Transvenous Obliteration (PARTO) in kerala . He has won first prize for Best paper in state and national IRIA conference.