While in his final year M. B. B. S, he was commissioned in the
Armed Forces Medical Service. He joined active military service
on completion of the course and was seconded to Indian Air Force.
He served the Air Force for five years and was holding the rank
of Flight Lieutenant. He served a brief period in the Trivandrum
Medical College as tutor and then as Medical officer of Malayalam
Plantations, and The Aluminum Industries Ltd. W.Bro. Dr. Thomas
then went abroad to take up the assignment as the General Duty
Medical Officer of the Secretariat of Health, Yefran, Libia. On
his return he worked for Harrisons Malayalam plantations and the
Travancore Titanium Products. He is presently Medical Consultant
for Hindustan Latex - a leading Public Sector Undertaking.
W.Bro. Dr. V. J. Thomas is a keen sportsman. He has represented
the college in Hockey, Tennis, Badminton and Athletics. He was
the General Captain of the Trivandrum Medical College. He is a
keen Golfer and has won several tournaments in and out of the
State. He is the Captain of the Trivandrum Golf Club.
W.Bro. Dr. Thomas is a member of Indian Medical Association,
College of General Practitioners of India, Ex-Service Officers'
Association, Trivandrum Golf Club, The Addicts Golfing Society
of Southern India, Officers Institute (Defense) Trivandrum and
Trivandrum Tennis Club.
W.Bro. Dr. V.J.THomas is married to Smt. SobhanThomas, a Post
Graduate in Microbiology. They have two daughters, married and