Dr Sumi KS finished her graduation from Academy of Medical Sciences, Kannur University. She went on to specialize in Psychiatry from Government Medical College Kottayam, Kerala University of Health Sciences. She holds a gold medal for many of her medical subjects. During her MD psychiatry, she held a rank. She received Dr Fazal Mohammad A M Memorial Award which was presented by Central Travancore Psychiatric Society for being the best outgoing postgraduate.

She had presented papers and participated in state and national conferences. Her studies on patients with substance use disorders and caregivers of person with mental illness have been published in indexed journals.

She has participated in various workshops including the family therapy, couple and marital therapy and neurodevelopmental disorders.  She is well equipped with the latest treatment modalities such as rTMS.

She has treated patients with psychiatric disorders, de-addiction treatments, child psychiatry, rehabilitation psychiatric clinics and transgender clinics.

Her areas of interest are in child psychiatry and neuropsychiatric disorders.