Doctor Abraham Thomas, born In Tamarasserry, Calicut, Kerala had all his medical education at Christian Medical College Ludhiana.He trained in Surgery under Doctor Eggleston and Plastic Surgery under Doctor Feierabend and Doctor Bindra. He was trained in microvascular surgery by Marko Godina another famous microsurgeon from Yugoslavia. In 1994 in Christian Medical College Ludhiana, he successfully reattached the avulsed face (near total) and scalp of a nine-year-old girl, Sandeep Kaur.
Doctor Thomas attached the arteries, veins and nerves successfully and almost the entire face and scalp survived.
The girl had near complete recovery of the muscles of her face. He has served as:
Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Punjab University in 1998.
Chairman, Boards of Undergraduate and Postgraduate Studies, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences 1999 - 2000. Principal of CMCH from October 1992 - March 2001.
Director-Principal of Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences in Puducherry from January 2002 to March 2008.
Director of CMCH since April 2008.