Participating National Faculty

To keep the Indian scenario in the forefront we have a galaxy of National Faculty who are well known for their clinical expertise in this field.

    Prof Ramkumar Venkateswaran

HOD, Deptt of Anesthesiology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal.
Guest of Honor of the British Association of Anaesthetists, London, UK (2011), founder Chairman, All India Difficult Airway Association (2010); appointed Regional Medical Officer, Operation Smile Inc., Norfolk, USA (2010). Is Training Centre Coordinator( AHA )for BLS, ACLS (August 2010); Director,Medical Simulation Centre Manipal University

    Prof Aruna Parameswari

MD, DNB, Professor, Anesthesiology, SRMC, Chennai;Senior Consultant Anesthesiologist, Cleft and Craniofacial Centre, SRMC.
Peer reviewer for IJA, JOACP and Minerva Anestesiologica. Secretary of the Mortality Committee, SRU. More than 70 lectures and CMEs to her credit,

    Prof. J.V. Divatia

MD, Prof and Head, Department of Anaesthesiology, Tata Memorial Cancer Centre, Mumbai. Past President and Chairman, Clinical Research, ISCCM. Vast experience with critical care issues in metabolic and endocrine crises, and difficult airway management

    Prof Pankaj Kundra

Professor of AnaesthesiologyJ.I.P.M.E.R Pondicherry . WHO Fellowship in Intensive Care, Pain Therapy; Fellowship in Applications of ultrasound inanesthesia (Hong Kong);Chairman Scientific Committee: All India Difficult Airway Association);Course Co-ordinator: Program for Enhanced Emergency Response (Disaster Management), USA; Chairman: Fellowship program inIntensive Care; Officer In-Charge: Simulation; Core Committee Member:Regional Anaesthesia Asia

Prof Rajiv Chawla

Director Professor Anaesthesiology at G B Pant Hospital, New Delhi. Completed six months of Commonwealth Fellowship in Neuro anaesthesia at National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK with advanced training in Acute Pain, Chronic Pain and Epilepsy Surgery.Elected ‘member’ of National Academy of Medical Sciences, IndiaCurrently, President Elect of the Indian Society of Neuroanaestheiology & Critical Care (ISNACC).Interests: Neuro-anesthesia, neuro critical care, managerial aspects of trauma care


Dr. V. Muralidhar

Experience: Associate Professor (AIIMS) -10 yearsSenior Consultant, Indraprastha Apollo ( 15 years), Elected Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences
Publications: More than 50 publications Co-Author of Book: Hospital Acquired Infections. Power Strategies for Clinical Practice.

Prof Sandeep Agarwala

Pediatric Surgery: has performed more than five thousand surgical procedures; has introduced nine new surgical procedures (all published in indexed journals).Nearly 50 funded projects, over 200 publications! On the editorial board of 7 indexed , high impact journals. Has delivered more than 40 guest lectures.Is a member of all important pediatric associations

Dr. M. Subrahmanyam

Visiting Faculty In Univ. Of Michigan, Ann Arbor 1999-2000
Founder Director Of Axon Anaesthesia Associates; Affiliated to Rainbow And Global Hospitals, Hyderabad
Interests: Obstetrics, Paediatrics And Liver Transplants
President Of Sparsh Hospice Trust; Past President Of ISA Hyderabad;Executive Body Member, AOA

Prof Y.K.Batra

Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, PGIMER, Chandigarh. Has 200 publications to his credit.Has taken nearly 150 guest lectures. Is Member of Editorial Board and peer reviewer of several national and International journals Awarded WHO International award (1993-94).President, Indian Society for Study of Pain (2012-13)

Prof Medha Mehta

Associate Professor,Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, Delhi. Awarded Commonwealth Academic Fellowship in ‘Trauma Anaesthesia and Critical Care’ at London in 2007-2008. Invited guest speaker in World Congress of Anaesthesiologists, Paris, 2004. Special interest in Trauma Management. Over 60 publications and Book Chapters; Reviewer for International and National journals

Dr Vatsla Dadhwal

Professor, Division of fetal medicine, Deptt of Obstetrics & Gynecology, AIIMS
Field of interest: High risk pregnancy and fetal medicine. Vast experience in invasive prenatal diagnostic procedures and intrauterine transfusions. In the process of establishing fetal endoscopy in the division. Over hundred publications, many research projects, awarded “Young Researcher Award” by INCLEN in 2002.

Prof Nikhil Tandon

MD, DM, FNAMS, FRCP, Endocrinology, AIIMS is an accomplished clinician and academician He has extensive research experience in diabetes. He has more than 250 peer reviewed publications . He has been a member of the ICMR, the DBT, a technical adviser to the National Programme for the Prevention and Control of Diabetes

Dr. Sunil T Pandya

Head, Dept of Anaesthesia, Pain and Critical Care, Fernandez Hospital, Hyderabad;Founder Director, Prerna Anaesthesia and Critical Care Services. Runs DNB and Fellowship course in Obstetric Anesthesia; largest number of annual epidural analgesia for labor in the subcontinent. Peer reviewer for IJA, IJCCM, JOACP,JOAC; has organized numerous workshops on labor analgesia, trauma ATLS in pregnancy, mechanical ventilation, ABG, infection control. Participated in numerous national and international workshops

Prof Sunanda Gupta

MD, PhD, FAMS, FICA, Ex-Professor and Head, RNT Medical College, Udaipur;Founder President, Association of Obstetric Anaesthesiologists; Executive member, Obstetric Anaesthesia Society of Asia Oceania ,
Indian College of Anaesthesiologists,
Past President, Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists (Rajasthan chapter); Advisor for MCI; editorial board IJA, JOACP,JOAC. Recipient of numerous national awards
conferences: More than 125 CME lectures and nearly 100 publications.Areas of interest: Obstetric anaesthesia and pain management

Prof MC Misra

FRCS, FAMS, FACS Prof and Head, Department of Surgical Disciplines, and Chief, JPN Apex Trauma Center, AIIMS. Has been awarded BC Roy medal, Commonwealth Fellowship, and honorary FRCS. Has delivered numerous orations at National and International Conferences; Elected President, Indian Society of Trauma and Acute care and Society of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of India; visiting professor at universities of Iowa and Michigan; keynote address at Calgary, Canada. Conferred numerous social recognitions and awards.

Dr. Lalitha Subramanian

MD, FRCA(London) is a Senior Consultant at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. She is experienced in the anesthetic management of all types of non cardiac surgery including liver and renal transplantation. She is on the panel of examiners for MRCS(final) and MRCOG(Edinburgh). She teaches pain and Intensive care to final MRCS students

Dr Preethy Mathew

Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, completed her training from JIPMER, Pondicherry. She has completed a pediatric anesthesia Fellowship at Toronto. Her areas of interest are pediatric anesthesia and evidence-based medicine. She has more than 30 papers and research projects to her credit, and has been awarded prizes at each stage of her career for meritorious performance.

Dr Viveka P. Jyotsna,

is Associate Professor, Endocrinology AIIMS . Areas of Interest: Neuroendocrinology, Endocrine related cancers: Insulinoma and multiple endocrine neoplasia, Diabetes and lifestyle diseases: prevention, Thyroid disorders.
Although young she has more than 40 research papers to her credit and in involved in numerous intramural projects as well as those funded by DST and ICMR. She has been awarded several prizes for her presentations in conferences.

Prof. Raminder Sehgal

Formerly: Director Professor, MAMC, New Delhi
Current Designation: Senior Consultant, Dept. of Anaesthesiology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
A versatile anesthesiologist known for her in-depth knowledge of any subject she chooses to address

Prof Parmod Bithal

Prof and Head, Neuroanaesthesiology, AIIMS. Has been appointed Senior specialist at Armed Forces Hospital Kuwait and at King Fahad Medical City Riyadh, S Arabia;More than 150 papers in indexed journals;Founder secretary and Past president: Indian Society of Neuroanaesthesiology and Critical CareChief Editor,Journal of Neuroanaesthesiology and Critical Care

Prof Ashok Saxena

Prof at the GTB hospital, New Delhi. A teaching experience spanning 30 years, he has published over 120 papers and delivered more than 130 lectures. He is well known for his research on pain, pain mechanisms and undergraduate education.

Dr Mary Abraham

MD, DNB,Director & HOD Anesthesia & Neuroanesthesia in charge, Fortis Hospital NoidaEx-professor (Anesthesiology) at GB Pant Hospital & Maulana Azad Medical College till 2004. WHO Fellowship in Pediatric Neuroanaesthesiology in 1997
Started Post-doctoral Fellowship in Neuroanesthesia at Fortis Hospital in 2011;Running Acute & Chronic Pain Services at Fortis Hospital, Noida Author of several publications in national & international journals. Contributed chapters in books on Neurosurgery, Neurology & AnaesthesiaPresident, Indian Society of Neuroanaesthesia & Critical Care from 2006-7

Prof. Jayashree Sood

MD, FFARCS, PHGDHHM, FICA Chairperson, Anaesthesiology, Pain & Perioperative Medicine, SGRH Examiner for MD, DA, DNB ;Member, Editorial Board JOACP, Past President, (ISA-Delhi Branch) and ISSP- Delhi Branch) Best Academician’ Award 2011, SGRH
Edited books: ‘Anesthesia I Laparoscopic Surgery’ and atlas on ‘ Procedures in Neonate and Pediatric Practice’Numerous orations and Keynote addresses
Publications: More than 75Almost 80 national and international publications

Dr. Bishnu Panigrahi

MD, Group Head, Medical Operations,Fortis Healthcare Post doctorial training in Cardiac and Neuro Anaesthesiology at Sri Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences, Thiruvananthpuram and in Cardiac Anaesthesia and Intensive Care at Otago Medical School and Dunedin Hospital, New Zealand. 11 years as a lecturer in the Post graduate department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive care at SCB Medical College, Involved in 3 major Corporate Hospital start ups :Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi and Fortis Hospital, Mohali and Max Healthcare hospitals in Delhi. Dr. Panigrahi has an impressive record of academic and research achievements. Started DNB in Anaesthesiology and as well as in Cardiac Anaesthesiology at Max Super Speciality Hospital. He has been active in the academic front, presenting papers in National and International conferences.

Dr Anju Grewal

MD, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology DMC and Hospital, Ludhiana,
Areas of interest: Resuscitation, Obstetric & pediatric anesthesia
Neuroanesthesia, Trauma / airway management, Acute pain management
Emergency medicine, Medical education, Scientific communication,
Ethics in medical research & research methodology
Publications: More than 40
Editor, Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology

Neerja Bhardwaj

Professor, Anesthesiology, PGIMER, Chandigarh Member, ASPA, AOA, RSACP, DAS, ISSP, IMA Peer reviewer, member editorial board and member executive committee Journal of Anaesthesiology and Clinical Pharmacology. Peer reviewer Indian Journal of Medical Research and Indian Journal of Anaesthesia. More than 50indexed publications

Dr. Sandhya Yaddanapudi

MD Additional Professor, Anesthesiology, PGIMER, Chandigarh.
Areas of interest: Pediatric anesthesia, obstetric anesthesia and analgesia,
Postoperative pain, audit, research methodology, resuscitation

Dr. Sharmila Ahuja

MD, DA, Professor. Anaesthesiology, UCMS and GTB Hospital. Delhi.WHO Fellowship in Neonatal and Paediatric Anaesthesia, 1997, from Hospital for children, Great Ormond Street, London. Specialist Anaesthesiologist at RIPAS Hospital, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, 2007-8
Special interests: Paediatric Anaesthesia ,Teaching and Training ,Obstetric Anaesthesia.More than 40 National and International publications,
Co-Editor of book on “Principals and Practice of Critical Care in Obstetrics”.

Other National Faculty

Prof. Chandralekha, AIIMS, New Delhi

Prof. AK Bhattacharya, GTB & UCMS, New Delhi

Prof. AC Ammini, AIIMS, New Delhi

Prof. MK Arora, AIIMS, New Delhi

Prof. DK Pawar, AIIMS,  New Delhi

Prof. AK Sethi, GTB& UCMS, New Delhi

Prof. Rakesh Kumar, MAMC& LNJP Hosp, New Delhi

Prof. A Trikha, AIIMS, New Delhi

Dr. Yatin Mehta, MedantaMedicity, New Delhi

Prof. M Pawar, Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi

Prof. R Gopinath, Nizam’s Institute, Hyderabad

Prof. S Chumber, AIIMS, New Delhi

Prof. Anju Bhalotra, MAMC & LNJP, New Delhi

Dr. Anita Dhar, AIIMS, New Delhi

Dr. Rajesh Khadgawat, AIIMS, New Delhi

Prof. DK Singh, AIIMS, Bhopal

Dr. Lakshmi Kumar, AIMS, Cochin

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