neurology

Anaesthesiology

The department of anaesthesiology is the backbone of surgery, and we at BMH have taken care to keep pace with the advancement and new developments in this field. Anaesthesiology is the backbone of surgery. With the advancement of specialties, surgical skill and techniques, anaesthesiology also improved and the Anaesthesia Department at BMH have kept pace with it. The world-class operation theatres at BMH are equipped with cutting-edge technology to administer anaesthesia. The department’s skilled and experienced team of Anaesthetists, with their multi-disciplinary approach, focuses on the safety and comfort of patients undergoing surgical, diagnostic, interventional and endoscopic procedures. The department provides pain management for patients with chronic and disabling pain disorders. The Operation Theatre Complex at BMH has 16 fully equipped world class OT Suites with stainless steel wall cladding in the interiors, anti-static flooring and laminar airflow air conditioning system with micro filters ensuring zero percentage infection.

Panel of Doctors

  • Dr. Ramdas E.K.

    Senior Consultant & Head of Department

  • Dr. Satheesh Chandran T.

    Senior Consultant

  • Dr. Saji Kuriakose

    Senior Consultant

  • Dr. Paul Ignatius Mookken

    Senior Consultant

  • Dr. Rajesh M.C.

    Academic Co-ordinator & Senior Consultant

  • Dr. Rijil Deepak Areekara

    Senior Consultant

  • Dr. Anu Mary Thomas

    Senior Consultant

  • Dr. Mini Sadasivan

    Senior Consultant

  • Dr. Jini Chandran

    Senior Consultant

  • Dr. Lima P.

    Senior Consultant

  • Dr. K. V. Deepa

    Senior Consultant

  • Dr. Bini B. Nambiar

    Senior Consultant

  • Dr. Jithin T.N.

    Senior Consultant

  • Dr. Shafri Dani

    Associate Consultant

  • Dr. Nidhin Chandradas

    Specialist

  • Dr. Kavitha Girish

    Specialist

  • Dr. Anoop C

    Specialist

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Dr. Ramdas E.K. MD, DNB

Senior Consultant & Head of Department

Dr. Ramdas is a veteran in Anaesthesiology with more than 37 years of experience. He is an expert capable of handling even the most complicated cases, across multiple specialities.

Qualifications

  • MBBS from Karnataka University in the year 1977.
  • Internship from Calicut medical college in the year 1978
  • DA from Gujarat University in the year 1982
  • MD from KMC Manipal, Mangalore University in the year 1991
  • DNB (National Board) in the year 1992

Work Experience

  • 1982 - 87 Asst. Surgeon Anaesthesia, Kerala govt. service
  • 1987 - 91 Tutor Anaesthesia, Kerala Medical college service
  • 1991 - 94 Asst. Prof Medical College service, Kerala
  • 1994 - 2000: Head Anaesthesiology, National Hospital, Calicut
  • 2000 - Present: Head of the department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative medicine, Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut.
  • 2001 - 2002: Secretary, Indian Society of Anaesthesiologist, Kerala State
  • 2006 - 2009: Chairman, Pain and palliative care society, a WHO demonstration centre, Calicut
  • 2010 - 2011: President, Indian Society of Anaesthesiologist, Kerala State
  • Faculty at State and National CMEs

Publications

  • Massive lingual swelling following cleft palat repair : Journal of Anaesthesiology and clinical pharmacology, 2013 April – June 29(2) 262 - 263.
  • Anaesthetic management of severe hypertrophic obstetric cardiomyopathy with bronchial asthma for emergency caesarean section: Journal of Indian Medical association Vol, No 10, October 2012 (JIMA)
  • Anaesthesia for renal bench surgery: Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology.
  • A short profile on Centbucridine BMH medical Journal 2015, 1 (4) 77 - 78
  • Post ERCP Pneumothorax;A case report: Anaesthesiology journal Kerala State
  • Post operative reperfusion injury: ISA Kerala state journal
  • POISE study investigator, Baby memorial Hospital 2002-3
  • Anaesthesia History write up in Kerala Anaesthesia journal for two years 2011 - 12, 2012 - 13
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Dr. Ramdas E.K.

Senior Consultant & Head of Department

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Dr. Satheesh Chandran T. DA, DNB

Senior Consultant

Dr. Satheesh is a Senior Consultant Anaesthetist with more than 22 years of experience. His areas of special focus include anaesthetic management for Urogenital surgeries, Laparoscopic surgeries, Organ Transplantation, Neurosurgery etc.

Qualification

  • MBBS - Calicut Medical College, 1989
  • DA - Calicut Medical College, 1995
  • DNB - National Board of Examinations, 1997

Work Experience

  • Worked as Tutor in Anaesthesia at Government Medical College, Calicut for one year.
  • Worked as Consultant Anaesthesiologist at National Hospital Calicut for three years.
  • Working as Consultant Anaesthesiologist at Baby Memorial Hospital for the past 17 years and as DNB teaching faculty for 10 years.

Research

Guide to post graduate research and clinical auditing.

Awards

Active member and past Secretary of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists, Calicut Chapter.

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Dr. Satheesh Chandran T.

Senior Consultant

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Dr. Saji Kuriakose MBBS, DA

Senior Consultant

Dr. Saji is a Senior Consultant Anaesthetist with more than 17 years of experience. His areas of special focus include Regional Anaesthesia and Ultra Sound guided vascular cannulation and nerve blocks.

Qualification

DA from Medical College, Calicut in the year 1995.

Work Experience

  • Worked as Lecturer at Government Medical College, Calicut from 1995 to 1997.
  • Worked as Junior Consultant at National Hospital, Kozhikode from 1997 to 2000.
  • Now working as Senior Consultant at Baby Memorial Hospital since 2000.
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Dr. Saji Kuriakose

Senior Consultant

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Dr. Paul Ignatius Mookken MD

Senior Consultant

Dr. Paul is a Senior Consultant Anaesthetist with 2 decades of experience. His areas of special focus include anaesthetic management for Neuro, Obstetric and Orthopaedic surgeries

Qualification

  • MBBS from Medical College, Calicut in the year 1990.
  • MD from Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamilnadu in the year 1997.

Research

Has been a research guide for DNB students for the last 6 years, doing research mainly in Obstetric Anaesthesia.

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Dr. Paul Ignatius Mookken

Senior Consultant

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Dr. Rajesh M.C. DA, MD, MBA

Academic Co-ordinator & Senior Consultant

Dr. Rajesh is a Senior Anesthetist with more than 20 years of experience in dealing high risk cases, across multiple specialities. His fields of special interest is acute & chronic pain management and pediatric anesthesiology. He has many publications to his credit and he is the coordinator of postgraduate academic activities of BMH academy.

Qualification

  • MBBS (University of Calicut)
  • DA (University of Calicut)
  • MD (University of Calicut)
  • MBA in Hospital Management (Annamalai University)
  • Fellowship International Medical Sciences Academy (FIMSA)

Work Experience

  • Secretary of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologist's Calicut City Branch 2002
  • President Indian Society of Anaesthesiologist's Calicut City Branch 2011
  • Organising Secretary Infection Control Perspectives in ICU 2009
  • Organising Secretary Midterm CME ISA Kerala State 2010
  • Organising Chairman AIRCON 2014 (ISA meet on Difficult Airway)

Research

  • Presented papers at State, South Zone and National conferences of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists, National Conference on Hospital Administration at Trivandrum, IMA meets and Critical Care Society meets at Calicut City Branch.

Publications

  • The role of Pregabalin versus Tramadol in management of acute post operative pain in mastectomy patient & reduction in post mastectomy pain syndrome. - JAMP (International Journal of Academic Medicine and Pharmacy) Volume 5,Issue 5,2023. Embase, Index Copernicus.
  • Anaesthetic management of a patient with sickle cell disease. Case report and review of literature.(Indian Journal of clinical Anaesthesia.2023;10(3):311-4.) [Index Copernicus, Indian citation index]
  • Ultrasound-A versatile Gadget for the perioperative physician. BMH Medical Journal 2022;9:84-93
  • Newer muscle relaxants – The Anaesthesiologist. December 2022. ( To be included under ISA Kerala State journal.
  • Preoperative investigations: Practice guidelines from the Indian society of Anaesthesiologists.May 2022 Indian Journal of Anaesthesia.( Pubmed indexed)
  • Anaesthetic Management During Laparoscopic Resection of A functioning Beta Cell Tumour (An Insulinoma) BMH Medical Journal 2020;7(2)41-45.
  • Incidence of Post -Operative Hoarseness and Sore Throat between Endotracheal Cuff Inflated with Alkalinised Lignocaine versus Air in Laparoscopic Procedures : A Comparative Study. (Internal Journal of Health and Clinical Research September-2021 - Index Copernicus,DOAJ)
  • All India Difficult Airway Association guidelines in Practice – A survey. (Indian journal of Anaesthesia June 2021- Pub med)
  • The clinical learning environment in anaesthesiology in Kerala. Is it good enough? A web based survey. Indian journal of Anaesthesia March 2021- (Pub med)
  • Motivational Factors and Training Aspects in Postgraduate Students of Anaesthesiology: A Survey" (Journal of clinical and Diagnostic Research 2021 February Vol-15(2) Index Copernicus)
  • Anaesthetic Management of a patient in sickle cell crisis with empyema gall bladder. BMH Med J.2021;8 (1): 45-51
  • Hemophilic patient for emergency Spinal Decompression. Indian Journal of case reports. [Index Medicus-Med line]
  • Epidural blood patch for spontaneous intracranial hypotension. National medical journal of India. [Index copernicus]
  • Safety in Anaesthesia. BMH Medical journal. [Index copernicus]
  • Anaesthesia for Coarctation of Aorta in Pregnancy.- A challenge. BMH Medical journal. [Index copernicus]
  • The baffling issues of Brugada ECG pattern for anaesthesiologist. IJA ( Pub Med)
  • Lidocaine.Pharmacological options beyond local anaesthetic ! BMH Journal ( Index Copernicus)
  • Versatility of Ketamine.BMH Journal.( Index Copernicus)
  • A case of leaking chyle - One lung ventilation in prone position.BMH Journal.( Index Copernicus)
  • Anaesthesia for children with bronchial asthma and respiratory infections.Indian Journal of Anaesthesia( IJA)-[Pub Med]
  • Current Practice of Difficult Airway Management: A Survey.IndianJournal of Anaesthesia( IJA) -[ PubMed]
  • Prion body contamination. Is it not relevant in the Indian context?IndianJournal of Anaesthesia( IJA)-[Pub Med]
  • Anaesthesia Management of severe Hypertrophic Obstructive Cadiomyopathy with Bronchial Asthma for Emergency Caesarean Section.(JIMA)-[Pub Med]
  • Massive lingual swelling following palatoplasty. Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology[JOACP]- [Pub Med]
  • Anaesthesia for Bench surgery. Anaesthesia essays and researches-[PubMed]
  • Anaesthesia for endoscopic third ventriculostomy in children -Anaesthesia essays and researches-[Pub Med]
  • Pain management in PolytraumaPatients.Journal of evidence basedmedicine and health care-[Index Copernicus]
  • Stellate ganglion block as rescue therapy in refractory Ventricular tachycardia. Anaesthesia essays and researches-[Pub Med]
  • A short profile on Centbucridine-BMH Journal.[Google Scholar]
  • Safely navigating patients with HOCM during anaesthesia. -BMHJournal.[Google Scholar].
  • Post Operative Cognitive Dysfunction in elderly- BMH Journal.[Google Scholar]
  • Current Thinking In PediatricPeri-operative Fluid Therapy-BMH Journal[Google Scholar]
  • Survey of change in practice following simulation-based training in crisis management.Indian Journal of Anaesthesia. ( Pub Med)
  • Bronchospasm under Anaesthesia.BMH Medical Journal. ( Index Copernicus)
  • Current transfusion practices of anaesthesiologists in a major city in south India. (J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol.Pub Med)
  • Spinal Anaesthesia for LSCS in a patient with Myasthenia Gravis.A case report. ( BMH Medical journal. Index Copernicus)
  • Paediatric ambulatory surgery. ( BMH Medical journal. Index Copernicus)
  • Pain relief following arthroscopy: A comparative study of intra-articular bupivacaine, neostigmine, and clonidine.Indian Journal of Pain ( September-December 2019) - Index Copernicus.
  • Spontaneous Hemoperitoneum in a Patient with Unscarred Pregnant Uterus: A Rare Case Report - BMH Medical Journal

ISA Kerala State Journal.

  • Immunomodulation under Anaesthesia. Does it matter?
  • Jervel and Lange Nielson syndrome.Case report 2016.
  • Anaesthesia for Paediatric laparoscopic surgery. July 2011
  • Basic anaesthetic principles in facial cosmetic surgery.Feb2014
  • Perioperative fluid management in Paediatric patients. Jan 2016.
  • Post ERCP Pneumothorax. A Case report.June 2014.
  • Post operative reperfusion injury. Case report. July 2015.
  • Extubation and crucial issues in paediatrics- Jan -March 2019.
  • Pharmacogenomics in Anaesthesia - December 2021.

Awards

  • KOPS award for national best paper presentation at Indian society of Anaesthesiologists national conference Kolkata 2005.

Oration

  • Delivered Dr Albert Kallat Oration instituted by IMA Tellicherry branch 2007.
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Dr. Rajesh M.C.

Academic Co-ordinator & Senior Consultant

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Dr. Rijil Deepak Areekara DA, MD, PDCC, FDRA

Senior Consultant

Dr. Rijil is a senior consultant Anaesthesiologist with 20 years of experience from premier institutions in India and overseas. He is presently Senior Consultant in Anaesthesiology and Emergency Medicine. He has special training in Cardiac Anaesthesia from SCT, Trivandrum.

Qualification

  • MBBS - Calicut Medical College, Calicut University, 1986-1992.
  • DA (Diploma In Anaesthesia) - Calicut Medical College, 1995-1997.
  • MD (Anaesthesiology) - Calicut Medical College Calicut University, 1995-1998.
  • PDCC (Post-Doctoral Certificate In Cardiac And Nuero Anaesthesiology) - Sreechitra Tirunal Institute Of Medical Science And Technology, 1999-2000.
  • French Diploma In Regional Anaesthesia From Montpellier University, 2015.

Work Experience

  • Specialist Anaesthesiologist - Hamad General Hospital under Hamad Medical Corporation (4 years).
  • Consultant Anaesthesiologist - Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut (12 years).
  • Senior Resident - Sreechitra InstituteofMedical Science and Technology, Trivandrum.

Association Membership

  • Indian Medical Association.
  • Indian Society of Anaesthesiologist.
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Dr. Rijil Deepak Areekara

Senior Consultant

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Dr. Anu Mary Thomas MBBS, DA, MD(Anaesthesiology)

Senior Consultant

Dr Anu Mary Thomas is a senior consultant in Anaesthesiology. She was trained in liver transplantation anaesthesia at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi and has been awarded Fellowship in Liver Transplant Anaesthesia after one year of training at the institute. She is a trained liver transplant anaesthesiologist who managed anaesthesia of 30 liver transplantations. She also has experience in the anaesthesia of paediatric liver transplantation, simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation, other organ transplantations, and complex hepatobiliary surgeries. She also specialises in anaesthesia of gastro-endoscopic procedures, management of gastro ICU and pre and post-care of liver transplantation.

Qualifications

  • MBBS – Government Medical College, Ernakulam -2006
  • DA – Government Medical College, Calicut - 2011
  • MD – Government Medical College, Calicut -2012
  • Fellowship in Liver Transplant Anaesthesia – Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi - 2022

Work Experience

  • Fellow in Liver Transplant Anaesthesia at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi (July 2021 – June 2022)
  • Consultant Anaesthesiologist at PVS Hospital, Calicut(November 2014 – June 2021)
  • Assistant Professor at KMCT Medical College, Calicut(July 2014 – October 2014)
  • Senior Resident at Government Medical College, Calicut(June 2013 – June 2014)
  • Junior Resident at Government Medical College, Calicut(June 2009 – December 2012)

Journal Publication

  • “Comparison between Diclofenac Suppository and Tramadol Suppository for Post- Operative Analgesia after Caesarean Section – A Double Blind Randomized Clinical Study” published in The Anaesthesiologist. Official Publication of ISA Kerala State Chapter. Vol 1, Book. 2, September 2013

Conferences and Training Programmes Attended

  • Fellowship programme in Regional Anaesthesia organised by ISA Kerala state chapter, Trivandrum city branch held online from 27th December2020 to 25th July, 2021
  • Interventional Pain Management – Online Fellowship in Pain and Spine Intervention organised by Interventional Pain and Spine Center, New Delhi held online from 6th July to 12th July, 2020
  • Continuing medical education programme promoted by ISA Calicut city branch on 29th February 2020 at Calicut
  • Kochi Advanced Airway Management Conference organised by Airway Society of Kochi on 18th & 19th January 2020 at IMA House, Kochi
  • Obstetric Rapid Response Team – ORRT training jointly organised by KFOG and the Ministry of Health, Kerala held on 27th October, 2019 at Govt. Medical College, Calicut.
  • Airway workshop held on 18th October, 2019 at Amala Medical College, Thrissur
  • Obstetric Rapid Response Team – ORRT training held on 30th June, 2019 at MES Medical College, Perinthalmanna.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Secured second prize in all Kerala quiz conducted at Kerala State Conference of Anaesthesiologists at Kasaragod in October 2012
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Dr. Anu Mary Thomas

Senior Consultant

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Dr. Mini Sadasivan MBBS, DA

Senior Consultant

Dr. Mini is a Senior Consultant Anaesthetist with more than 17 years of experience. Her areas of special focus include anaesthetic management for Obstetric, Arthroscopy & Laparoscopic Surgeries, Pain & Palliative Care etc.

Qualification

  • MBBS from Medical College, Kottayam from 1988 to 1995.
  • Diploma in Anaesthesiology from Medical College, Kottayam from 1999 to 2001.

Work Experience

  • Worked at Samaritan Hospital, Ernakulam from 2001 to 2004.
  • Worked as Anaesthetist at Lakshmi Hospital, Perumbavoor and as Assistant Surgeon at Government Hospital, Kadayirippu from 2005 to 2011.
  • Worked at ASTER Al Raffah Hospital, Sohar, Oman from 2011 to 2012.
  • Now working as Senior Consultant at Baby Memorial Hospital since 2012.

Awards

Conference and CME during Academic course at Medical College, Kottayam

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Dr. Mini Sadasivan

Senior Consultant

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Dr. Jini Chandran DA, DNB

Senior Consultant

Dr. Jiny is a consultant Anesthetist with more than 12 years of experience. Her areas of special focus include Ultrasound guided nerve blocks and vascular access, Paediatric Anaesthesia and Airway management.

Qualifications

  • MBBS from Medical College, Calicut
  • DA from Medical College, Trivandrum from 2004 to 2006.
  • DNB from Baby Memorial Hospital from 2007 to 2010.
  • Certificate course (IAPC) in Essentials of Palliative Care.

Work Experiences

  • Medical Officer at Lisa Hospital, Thiruvambady from 2003 to 2004.
  • Resident at Medical College, Trivandrum from 2004 to 2006.
  • Senior Resident at Baby Memorial Hospital from 2007 to 2010.
  • Consultant at Baby Memorial Hospital since 2010.

Research

A study to compare the effects of the crystalloids – Ringer Lactate, Ringer Lactate with 1% Dextrose and 5% Dextrose on children undergoing minor surgery.

Awards

  • Invited faculty, Ultrasound guided vascular access and Regional Anaesthesia, conducted by Sonosteth Insight, BMH.
  • Invited faculty, Ultrasound guided vascular access, Kerala State IMA Meet, Nilambur – November 2015.
  • Organising Chairman, Baby Memorial Anaesthesia Refresher Course (BARC) – February 2015.
  • Secretary, Indian Society of Anaesthesiology – Calicut City Branch – 2013-2015.
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Dr. Jini Chandran

Senior Consultant

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Dr. Lima P. MBBS, DNB

Senior Consultant

Dr. Lima is an Anaesthetist with special focus in Paediatric Anaesthesia, Obstetric Anaesthesia, Ultrasound guided nerve blocks and vascular access.

Qualification

  • MBBS from Government Medical College, Calicut in the year 2003.
  • DNB from Baby Memorial Hospital in the year 2010.

Work Experience

  • Worked as Resident Medical Officer at Baby Memorial Hospital from 2004 to 2005.
  • Now working as Junior Consultant at Baby Memorial Hospital.

Research

A Randomised Double Blinded study – Sublingual Ketamine as a Pre-emptive Analgesic in Hysterectomy patients undergoing General Anaesthesia.

Publications

  • Journal of the Indian Medical Association - October 2012
  • Anaesthetic Management of Severe Hypertrophic obstructive Cardiomyopathy with Bronchial Asthma for Emergency Caesarean section

Awards

Certificate course in Essentials of Palliative Care - January 2015.

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Dr. Lima P.

Senior Consultant

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Dr. K. V. Deepa MBBS, DA, DNB

Senior Consultant

Dr. Deepa is an Anaesthetist with special focus in pain & palliative, Paediatric Anaesthesia, Transplant Anaesthesia and critical care.

Qualification

  • MBBS – Government Medical College, Calicut (1998)
  • Diploma in Anaesthesiology – Government Medical College, Thiruvanthapuram (2004)
  • DNB (Anaesthesiology) – National Board of Examinations (2014)

Work Experience

  • Lecturer - Government Medical College, Thrissur (2009- 2012)
  • Jr. Cardiac Anaesthesia Consultant at EMS Hospital, Perinthalmanna (2007-2008)
  • Assistant surgeon - CHC, Pazhanji (2005-2006)
  • Junior RMO (Psychiatry) - Ansar Hospital, Thrissur (2001-2002)
  • RMO – Kalyan Nursing Home, Chennai (2000)

Publications

Stellate ganglion block as a rescue therapy for refractory VT-Anaesthesia essays & researches(Pub Med)

Awards

Awarded the best outgoing student of Anaesthesiology – Dr. Murali Memorial Award, gold Medalist, 2014, Trivandrum Medical College.

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Dr. K. V. Deepa

Senior Consultant

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Dr. Bini B. Nambiar MBBS, DA (Anaes), DNB

Senior Consultant

Dr. Bini is an Anesthetist with more than 9 years of experience in dealing cases, across multiple specialities.

Qualifications

  • MBBS for Medical College Hospital, Calicut in the year 2004
  • DA from Medical College Hospital, Calicut in the year 2009
  • DNB in Anaesthesia from Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut in the year 2013.

Work Experience

  • Senior Resident in Anaesthesia at Medical College Hospital, Calicut from August 2009 to August 2010.
  • Junior Consultant at Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut from January 2013 to till date.
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Dr. Bini B. Nambiar

Senior Consultant

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Dr. Jithin T.N. MBBS, MD

Senior Consultant

Dr. Jithin is an Anaesthetist with special interest in Paediatric Anaesthesia

Qualification

  • MBBS from Co-operative Medical College, Kochi in the year 2009 and CRRI completion in the year 2010.
  • MD from Government Medical College, Thanjavur in the year 2014.

Work Experience

Joined as Junior Consultant at Baby Memorial Hospital in the year 2014.

Publications

Had published an article in Tamilnadu MGR Universities E-journal, ‘med-ej’:- ‘An interesting case of Bronchoplural Fistula (iatrogenic) and its management.

Awards

Was the Organising Secretary of BARC-2016 (BMH Anaesthesiology Refresher Course) conducted in February 2016.

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Dr. Jithin T.N.

Senior Consultant

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Dr. Shafri Dani MBBS,DNB

Associate Consultant

Dr. Shafri Dani is an Anesthetist with special interests in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Pediatrics.

Qualification

  • MBBS – T. D.Medical College, Alappuzha (2010)
  • DNB (Anesthesiology) - Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut (2018)

Publications

Case report on |”Jervell Lange Nielson Syndrome”- The Anesthesia Kerala ISA Journal - Dec 2016.

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Dr. Shafri Dani

Associate Consultant

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Dr. Nidhin Chandradas MBBS, MD(Anesthesia)

Specialist

Dr. Nidhin Chandradas is an anaesthetist with a special focus in Anaesthetic management for Orthopaedic surgeries, laparoscopic surgeries and Paediatric surgeries.

Qualification

  • MBBS from MVJ Medical college and research hospital Bangalore in the year 2016.
  • MD from Government Medical college , Rajkot in the year 2021.

Publications

  • “Routine surgery cancellations : A one year prospective study with 5 year data review for reasons , in a 750 bedded tertiary center “ in Medpulse international journal of Anaesthesiology October 2019:12(1):01-04.
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Dr. Nidhin Chandradas

Specialist

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Dr. Kavitha Girish MBBS, MD (Anaesthesiology)

Specialist

Dr. Kavitha is a skilled Anaesthesiologist who trained at the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi). After completing her post graduation she worked as a senior resident at the same institute acquiring experience in the conduct of general anaesthesia for a wide variety of complex surgeries. Her areas of interest include obstetric anaesthesia, transplant anaesthesia, anaesthesia for endocrine surgeries and regional anaesthesia. She has experience in the practice of neonatal anaesthesia, difficult airway management and renal and liver transplant surgeries.

Qualifications

  • MBBS- Jawaharlal institute for postgraduate medical education and research (JIPMER)
  • MD in Anaesthesiology- All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi

Work Experience

  • Worked as a senior resident in the Anaesthesiology department at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. (Feb 2022 to July 2023)

Research

  • Girish, K., Pappu, A., Ramachandran, R., & Rewari, V. (2021). Colonic interposition for oesophageal replacement surgery in a patient with left broncho-oesophageal fistula: anaesthetic management. BMJ case reports, 14(8), e243738. https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-243738
  • Soni, L, Girish, K, Sirivella, PK, Maitra, S, Agarwal, S, Chhabra, A. Anesthetic management of a child with ROHHAD syndrome for major abdominal surgery. Pediatr Anaesth. 2023; 00: 1- 2. doi:10.1111/pan.14698
  • Kayina, C. A., Haritha, D., Soni, L., Behera, S., Nair, P. R., Gouri, M., Girish, K., Deeparaj, L., Maitra, S., Anand, R. K., Ray, B. R., Baidya, D. K., & Subramaniam, R. (2020). Epidemiological & clinical characteristics & early outcome of COVID-19 patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital in India: A preliminary analysis. The Indian journal of medical research, 152(1 & 2)100–104. https://doi.org/10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_2890
  • Two chapters in the book Applied physiology and pharmacology for intensivists by Atul P Kulkarni ( Basal metabolic rate and gastrointestinal physiology)
  • Nair, Parvathy & Girish, Kavitha & Mini, Gouri & Khan, Tazeen & Haritha, Damarla & Sanyal, Koninica & Bhattacharjee, Sulagna & Baidya, Dalim Kumar & Ray, Bikash & Anand, Rahul & Datta, Sudip & Soneja, Manish & Subramaniam, Rajeshwari & Maitra, Souvik. (2023). Subphenotypes of SARS-CoV-2-Associated ARDS Overlap Each Other: A Retrospective Analysis. Journal of Laboratory Physicians. 15. 10.1055/s-0043-1768952.

Achievement

  • Presented an E-poster at the World Congress of Anesthesia held in September 2021 on the topic “COMPARISON OF BLIND TRACHEAL INTUBATION THROUGH AIR-Q ILA AND BLOCKBUSTER LMA”.
  • Presented a Poster on “Design and Implementation of an Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Protocol in scoliosis patients undergoing corrective surgery: A Retrospective, Comparative Study” at Euroanesthesia to be held in June 2023 in Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Won the Difficult Airway Quiz conducted at the TMC-DAC 2020, organized by AIDAA.
  • Won the literary competition at Yuva 2022 organized by Indian Society of Anesthesiologists.
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Dr. Kavitha Girish

Specialist

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Dr. Anoop C MBBS, DNB(Anaesthesiology), IDCCM

Specialist

Dr.Anoop C is a specialist in critical care medicine. He graduated (MBBS) from MES Medical College, Perinthalmanna. He then went on to do his post graduate training in DNB Anesthesiology from Little Flower Hospital, Angamaly. After post-graduation he chose critical care medicine as his specialization and did a fellowship in critical care medicine (IDCCM). He is a member of Indian society of critical care medicine. He is a dedicated and skilled intensive care physician who is passionate about enhancing patient care standards.

Area of Expertise
  • Difficult airway management
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • ICU procedures like invasive lines, percutaneous tracheostomy, bronchoscopy, POCUS

Qualifications

  • MBBS: MES Medical College, Perinthalmanna
  • DNB ANAESTHESIOLOGY: Little Flower Hospital, Angamaly
  • IDCCM: Baby Memorial Hospital, Kozhikode

Work Experience

  • Worked as a specialist in Intensive Gastro and Liver Unit, Aster Mims, Kozhikode

Research

  • THESIS - Comparative study of modified Mallampatti, upperlip bite test and ratio of neck circumference to thyromental distance ratio in prediction of difficult intubation.
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Dr. Anoop C

Specialist

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Dr. Ramdas E.K.
Senior Consultant & Head of Department

Dr. Ramdas is a veteran in Anaesthesiology with more than 37 years of experience. He is an expert capable of handling even the most complicated cases, across multiple specialities.

  • MBBS from Karnataka University in the year 1977.
  • Internship from Calicut medical college in the year 1978
  • DA from Gujarat University in the year 1982
  • MD from KMC Manipal, Mangalore University in the year 1991
  • DNB (National Board) in the year 1992
  • 1982 - 87 Asst. Surgeon Anaesthesia, Kerala govt. service
  • 1987 - 91 Tutor Anaesthesia, Kerala Medical college service
  • 1991 - 94 Asst. Prof Medical College service, Kerala
  • 1994 - 2000: Head Anaesthesiology, National Hospital, Calicut
  • 2000 - Present: Head of the department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative medicine, Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut.
  • 2001 - 2002: Secretary, Indian Society of Anaesthesiologist, Kerala State
  • 2006 - 2009: Chairman, Pain and palliative care society, a WHO demonstration centre, Calicut
  • 2010 - 2011: President, Indian Society of Anaesthesiologist, Kerala State
  • Faculty at State and National CMEs
  • Massive lingual swelling following cleft palat repair : Journal of Anaesthesiology and clinical pharmacology, 2013 April – June 29(2) 262 - 263.
  • Anaesthetic management of severe hypertrophic obstetric cardiomyopathy with bronchial asthma for emergency caesarean section: Journal of Indian Medical association Vol, No 10, October 2012 (JIMA)
  • Anaesthesia for renal bench surgery: Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology.
  • A short profile on Centbucridine BMH medical Journal 2015, 1 (4) 77 - 78
  • Post ERCP Pneumothorax;A case report: Anaesthesiology journal Kerala State
  • Post operative reperfusion injury: ISA Kerala state journal
  • POISE study investigator, Baby memorial Hospital 2002-3
  • Anaesthesia History write up in Kerala Anaesthesia journal for two years 2011 - 12, 2012 - 13
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Dr. Satheesh Chandran T.
Senior Consultant

Dr. Satheesh is a Senior Consultant Anaesthetist with more than 22 years of experience. His areas of special focus include anaesthetic management for Urogenital surgeries, Laparoscopic surgeries, Organ Transplantation, Neurosurgery etc.

  • MBBS - Calicut Medical College, 1989
  • DA - Calicut Medical College, 1995
  • DNB - National Board of Examinations, 1997
  • Worked as Tutor in Anaesthesia at Government Medical College, Calicut for one year.
  • Worked as Consultant Anaesthesiologist at National Hospital Calicut for three years.
  • Working as Consultant Anaesthesiologist at Baby Memorial Hospital for the past 17 years and as DNB teaching faculty for 10 years.

Guide to post graduate research and clinical auditing.

Active member and past Secretary of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists, Calicut Chapter.

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Dr. Saji Kuriakose
Senior Consultant

Dr. Saji is a Senior Consultant Anaesthetist with more than 17 years of experience. His areas of special focus include Regional Anaesthesia and Ultra Sound guided vascular cannulation and nerve blocks.

DA from Medical College, Calicut in the year 1995.

  • Worked as Lecturer at Government Medical College, Calicut from 1995 to 1997.
  • Worked as Junior Consultant at National Hospital, Kozhikode from 1997 to 2000.
  • Now working as Senior Consultant at Baby Memorial Hospital since 2000.
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Dr. Paul Ignatius Mookken
Senior Consultant

Dr. Paul is a Senior Consultant Anaesthetist with 2 decades of experience. His areas of special focus include anaesthetic management for Neuro, Obstetric and Orthopaedic surgeries

  • MBBS from Medical College, Calicut in the year 1990.
  • MD from Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamilnadu in the year 1997.

20 years

Has been a research guide for DNB students for the last 6 years, doing research mainly in Obstetric Anaesthesia.

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Dr. Rajesh M.C.
Academic Co-ordinator & Senior Consultant

Dr. Rajesh is a Senior Anesthetist with more than 20 years of experience in dealing high risk cases, across multiple specialities. His fields of special interest is acute & chronic pain management and pediatric anesthesiology. He has many publications to his credit and he is the coordinator of postgraduate academic activities of BMH academy.

  • MBBS (University of Calicut)
  • DA (University of Calicut)
  • MD (University of Calicut)
  • MBA in Hospital Management (Annamalai University)
  • Fellowship International Medical Sciences Academy (FIMSA)
  • Secretary of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologist's Calicut City Branch 2002
  • President Indian Society of Anaesthesiologist's Calicut City Branch 2011
  • Organising Secretary Infection Control Perspectives in ICU 2009
  • Organising Secretary Midterm CME ISA Kerala State 2010
  • Organising Chairman AIRCON 2014 (ISA meet on Difficult Airway)
  • Presented papers at State, South Zone and National conferences of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists, National Conference on Hospital Administration at Trivandrum, IMA meets and Critical Care Society meets at Calicut City Branch.
  • The role of Pregabalin versus Tramadol in management of acute post operative pain in mastectomy patient & reduction in post mastectomy pain syndrome. - JAMP (International Journal of Academic Medicine and Pharmacy) Volume 5,Issue 5,2023. Embase, Index Copernicus.
  • Anaesthetic management of a patient with sickle cell disease. Case report and review of literature.(Indian Journal of clinical Anaesthesia.2023;10(3):311-4.) [Index Copernicus, Indian citation index]
  • Ultrasound-A versatile Gadget for the perioperative physician. BMH Medical Journal 2022;9:84-93
  • Newer muscle relaxants – The Anaesthesiologist. December 2022. ( To be included under ISA Kerala State journal.
  • Preoperative investigations: Practice guidelines from the Indian society of Anaesthesiologists.May 2022 Indian Journal of Anaesthesia.( Pubmed indexed)
  • Anaesthetic Management During Laparoscopic Resection of A functioning Beta Cell Tumour (An Insulinoma) BMH Medical Journal 2020;7(2)41-45.
  • Incidence of Post -Operative Hoarseness and Sore Throat between Endotracheal Cuff Inflated with Alkalinised Lignocaine versus Air in Laparoscopic Procedures : A Comparative Study. (Internal Journal of Health and Clinical Research September-2021 - Index Copernicus,DOAJ)
  • All India Difficult Airway Association guidelines in Practice – A survey. (Indian journal of Anaesthesia June 2021- Pub med)
  • The clinical learning environment in anaesthesiology in Kerala. Is it good enough? A web based survey. Indian journal of Anaesthesia March 2021- (Pub med)
  • Motivational Factors and Training Aspects in Postgraduate Students of Anaesthesiology: A Survey" (Journal of clinical and Diagnostic Research 2021 February Vol-15(2) Index Copernicus)
  • Anaesthetic Management of a patient in sickle cell crisis with empyema gall bladder. BMH Med J.2021;8 (1): 45-51
  • Hemophilic patient for emergency Spinal Decompression. Indian Journal of case reports. [Index Medicus-Med line]
  • Epidural blood patch for spontaneous intracranial hypotension. National medical journal of India. [Index copernicus]
  • Safety in Anaesthesia. BMH Medical journal. [Index copernicus]
  • Anaesthesia for Coarctation of Aorta in Pregnancy.- A challenge. BMH Medical journal. [Index copernicus]
  • The baffling issues of Brugada ECG pattern for anaesthesiologist. IJA ( Pub Med)
  • Lidocaine.Pharmacological options beyond local anaesthetic ! BMH Journal ( Index Copernicus)
  • Versatility of Ketamine.BMH Journal.( Index Copernicus)
  • A case of leaking chyle - One lung ventilation in prone position.BMH Journal.( Index Copernicus)
  • Anaesthesia for children with bronchial asthma and respiratory infections.Indian Journal of Anaesthesia( IJA)-[Pub Med]
  • Current Practice of Difficult Airway Management: A Survey.IndianJournal of Anaesthesia( IJA) -[ PubMed]
  • Prion body contamination. Is it not relevant in the Indian context?IndianJournal of Anaesthesia( IJA)-[Pub Med]
  • Anaesthesia Management of severe Hypertrophic Obstructive Cadiomyopathy with Bronchial Asthma for Emergency Caesarean Section.(JIMA)-[Pub Med]
  • Massive lingual swelling following palatoplasty. Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology[JOACP]- [Pub Med]
  • Anaesthesia for Bench surgery. Anaesthesia essays and researches-[PubMed]
  • Anaesthesia for endoscopic third ventriculostomy in children -Anaesthesia essays and researches-[Pub Med]
  • Pain management in PolytraumaPatients.Journal of evidence basedmedicine and health care-[Index Copernicus]
  • Stellate ganglion block as rescue therapy in refractory Ventricular tachycardia. Anaesthesia essays and researches-[Pub Med]
  • A short profile on Centbucridine-BMH Journal.[Google Scholar]
  • Safely navigating patients with HOCM during anaesthesia. -BMHJournal.[Google Scholar].
  • Post Operative Cognitive Dysfunction in elderly- BMH Journal.[Google Scholar]
  • Current Thinking In PediatricPeri-operative Fluid Therapy-BMH Journal[Google Scholar]
  • Survey of change in practice following simulation-based training in crisis management.Indian Journal of Anaesthesia. ( Pub Med)
  • Bronchospasm under Anaesthesia.BMH Medical Journal. ( Index Copernicus)
  • Current transfusion practices of anaesthesiologists in a major city in south India. (J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol.Pub Med)
  • Spinal Anaesthesia for LSCS in a patient with Myasthenia Gravis.A case report. ( BMH Medical journal. Index Copernicus)
  • Paediatric ambulatory surgery. ( BMH Medical journal. Index Copernicus)
  • Pain relief following arthroscopy: A comparative study of intra-articular bupivacaine, neostigmine, and clonidine.Indian Journal of Pain ( September-December 2019) - Index Copernicus.
  • Spontaneous Hemoperitoneum in a Patient with Unscarred Pregnant Uterus: A Rare Case Report - BMH Medical Journal

ISA Kerala State Journal.

  • Immunomodulation under Anaesthesia. Does it matter?
  • Jervel and Lange Nielson syndrome.Case report 2016.
  • Anaesthesia for Paediatric laparoscopic surgery. July 2011
  • Basic anaesthetic principles in facial cosmetic surgery.Feb2014
  • Perioperative fluid management in Paediatric patients. Jan 2016.
  • Post ERCP Pneumothorax. A Case report.June 2014.
  • Post operative reperfusion injury. Case report. July 2015.
  • Extubation and crucial issues in paediatrics- Jan -March 2019.
  • Pharmacogenomics in Anaesthesia - December 2021.
  • KOPS award for national best paper presentation at Indian society of Anaesthesiologists national conference Kolkata 2005.
  • Delivered Dr Albert Kallat Oration instituted by IMA Tellicherry branch 2007.
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Dr. Rijil Deepak Areekara
Senior Consultant

Dr. Rijil is a senior consultant Anaesthesiologist with 20 years of experience from premier institutions in India and overseas. He is presently Senior Consultant in Anaesthesiology and Emergency Medicine. He has special training in Cardiac Anaesthesia from SCT, Trivandrum.

  • MBBS - Calicut Medical College, Calicut University, 1986-1992.
  • DA (Diploma In Anaesthesia) - Calicut Medical College, 1995-1997.
  • MD (Anaesthesiology) - Calicut Medical College Calicut University, 1995-1998.
  • PDCC (Post-Doctoral Certificate In Cardiac And Nuero Anaesthesiology) - Sreechitra Tirunal Institute Of Medical Science And Technology, 1999-2000.
  • French Diploma In Regional Anaesthesia From Montpellier University, 2015.
  • Specialist Anaesthesiologist - Hamad General Hospital under Hamad Medical Corporation (4 years).
  • Consultant Anaesthesiologist - Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut (12 years).
  • Senior Resident - Sreechitra InstituteofMedical Science and Technology, Trivandrum.

Association Membership

  • Indian Medical Association.
  • Indian Society of Anaesthesiologist.
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Dr. Anu Mary Thomas
Senior Consultant

Dr Anu Mary Thomas is a senior consultant in Anaesthesiology. She was trained in liver transplantation anaesthesia at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi and has been awarded Fellowship in Liver Transplant Anaesthesia after one year of training at the institute. She is a trained liver transplant anaesthesiologist who managed anaesthesia of 30 liver transplantations. She also has experience in the anaesthesia of paediatric liver transplantation, simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation, other organ transplantations, and complex hepatobiliary surgeries. She also specialises in anaesthesia of gastro-endoscopic procedures, management of gastro ICU and pre and post-care of liver transplantation.

  • MBBS – Government Medical College, Ernakulam -2006
  • DA – Government Medical College, Calicut - 2011
  • MD – Government Medical College, Calicut -2012
  • Fellowship in Liver Transplant Anaesthesia – Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi - 2022
  • Fellow in Liver Transplant Anaesthesia at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi (July 2021 – June 2022)
  • Consultant Anaesthesiologist at PVS Hospital, Calicut(November 2014 – June 2021)
  • Assistant Professor at KMCT Medical College, Calicut(July 2014 – October 2014)
  • Senior Resident at Government Medical College, Calicut(June 2013 – June 2014)
  • Junior Resident at Government Medical College, Calicut(June 2009 – December 2012)
  • “Comparison between Diclofenac Suppository and Tramadol Suppository for Post- Operative Analgesia after Caesarean Section – A Double Blind Randomized Clinical Study” published in The Anaesthesiologist. Official Publication of ISA Kerala State Chapter. Vol 1, Book. 2, September 2013
  • Fellowship programme in Regional Anaesthesia organised by ISA Kerala state chapter, Trivandrum city branch held online from 27th December2020 to 25th July, 2021
  • Interventional Pain Management – Online Fellowship in Pain and Spine Intervention organised by Interventional Pain and Spine Center, New Delhi held online from 6th July to 12th July, 2020
  • Continuing medical education programme promoted by ISA Calicut city branch on 29th February 2020 at Calicut
  • Kochi Advanced Airway Management Conference organised by Airway Society of Kochi on 18th & 19th January 2020 at IMA House, Kochi
  • Obstetric Rapid Response Team – ORRT training jointly organised by KFOG and the Ministry of Health, Kerala held on 27th October, 2019 at Govt. Medical College, Calicut.
  • Airway workshop held on 18th October, 2019 at Amala Medical College, Thrissur
  • Obstetric Rapid Response Team – ORRT training held on 30th June, 2019 at MES Medical College, Perinthalmanna.
  • Secured second prize in all Kerala quiz conducted at Kerala State Conference of Anaesthesiologists at Kasaragod in October 2012
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Dr. Mini Sadasivan
Senior Consultant

Dr. Mini is a Senior Consultant Anaesthetist with more than 17 years of experience. Her areas of special focus include anaesthetic management for Obstetric, Arthroscopy & Laparoscopic Surgeries, Pain & Palliative Care etc.

  • MBBS from Medical College, Kottayam from 1988 to 1995.
  • Diploma in Anaesthesiology from Medical College, Kottayam from 1999 to 2001.
  • Worked at Samaritan Hospital, Ernakulam from 2001 to 2004.
  • Worked as Anaesthetist at Lakshmi Hospital, Perumbavoor and as Assistant Surgeon at Government Hospital, Kadayirippu from 2005 to 2011.
  • Worked at ASTER Al Raffah Hospital, Sohar, Oman from 2011 to 2012.
  • Now working as Senior Consultant at Baby Memorial Hospital since 2012.

Conference and CME during Academic course at Medical College, Kottayam

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Dr. Jini Chandran
Senior Consultant

Dr. Jiny is a consultant Anesthetist with more than 12 years of experience. Her areas of special focus include Ultrasound guided nerve blocks and vascular access, Paediatric Anaesthesia and Airway management.

  • MBBS from Medical College, Calicut
  • DA from Medical College, Trivandrum from 2004 to 2006.
  • DNB from Baby Memorial Hospital from 2007 to 2010.
  • Certificate course (IAPC) in Essentials of Palliative Care.
  • Medical Officer at Lisa Hospital, Thiruvambady from 2003 to 2004.
  • Resident at Medical College, Trivandrum from 2004 to 2006.
  • Senior Resident at Baby Memorial Hospital from 2007 to 2010.
  • Consultant at Baby Memorial Hospital since 2010.
A study to compare the effects of the crystalloids – Ringer Lactate, Ringer Lactate with 1% Dextrose and 5% Dextrose on children undergoing minor surgery.
  • Invited faculty, Ultrasound guided vascular access and Regional Anaesthesia, conducted by Sonosteth Insight, BMH.
  • Invited faculty, Ultrasound guided vascular access, Kerala State IMA Meet, Nilambur – November 2015.
  • Organising Chairman, Baby Memorial Anaesthesia Refresher Course (BARC) – February 2015.
  • Secretary, Indian Society of Anaesthesiology – Calicut City Branch – 2013-2015.
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Dr. Lima P.
Senior Consultant

Dr. Lima is an Anaesthetist with special focus in Paediatric Anaesthesia, Obstetric Anaesthesia, Ultrasound guided nerve blocks and vascular access.

  • MBBS from Government Medical College, Calicut in the year 2003.
  • DNB from Baby Memorial Hospital in the year 2010.
  • Worked as Resident Medical Officer at Baby Memorial Hospital from 2004 to 2005.
  • Now working as Junior Consultant at Baby Memorial Hospital.

A Randomised Double Blinded study – Sublingual Ketamine as a Pre-emptive Analgesic in Hysterectomy patients undergoing General Anaesthesia.

  • Journal of the Indian Medical Association - October 2012
  • Anaesthetic Management of Severe Hypertrophic obstructive Cardiomyopathy with Bronchial Asthma for Emergency Caesarean section

Certificate course in Essentials of Palliative Care - January 2015.

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Dr. K. V. Deepa
Senior Consultant

Dr. Deepa is an Anaesthetist with special focus in pain & palliative, Paediatric Anaesthesia, Transplant Anaesthesia and critical care.

  • MBBS – Government Medical College, Calicut (1998)
  • Diploma in Anaesthesiology – Government Medical College, Thiruvanthapuram (2004)
  • DNB (Anaesthesiology) – National Board of Examinations (2014)
  • Lecturer - Government Medical College, Thrissur (2009- 2012)
  • Jr. Cardiac Anaesthesia Consultant at EMS Hospital, Perinthalmanna (2007-2008)
  • Assistant surgeon - CHC, Pazhanji (2005-2006)
  • Junior RMO (Psychiatry) - Ansar Hospital, Thrissur (2001-2002)
  • RMO – Kalyan Nursing Home, Chennai (2000)

Stellate ganglion block as a rescue therapy for refractory VT-Anaesthesia essays & researches(Pub Med)

Awarded the best outgoing student of Anaesthesiology – Dr. Murali Memorial Award, gold Medalist, 2014, Trivandrum Medical College.

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Dr. Bini B. Nambiar
Senior Consultant

Dr. Bini is an Anesthetist with more than 9 years of experience in dealing cases, across multiple specialities.

  • MBBS for Medical College Hospital, Calicut in the year 2004
  • DA from Medical College Hospital, Calicut in the year 2009
  • DNB in Anaesthesia from Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut in the year 2013.
  • Senior Resident in Anaesthesia at Medical College Hospital, Calicut from August 2009 to August 2010.
  • Junior Consultant at Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut from January 2013 to till date.
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Dr. Jithin T.N.
Senior Consultant

Dr. Jithin is an Anaesthetist with special interest in Paediatric Anaesthesia

  • MBBS from Co-operative Medical College, Kochi in the year 2009 and CRRI completion in the year 2010.
  • MD from Government Medical College, Thanjavur in the year 2014.

Joined as Junior Consultant at Baby Memorial Hospital in the year 2014.

Had published an article in Tamilnadu MGR Universities E-journal, ‘med-ej’:- ‘An interesting case of Bronchoplural Fistula (iatrogenic) and its management.

Was the Organising Secretary of BARC-2016 (BMH Anaesthesiology Refresher Course) conducted in February 2016.

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Dr. Shafri Dani
Associate Consultant

Dr. Shafri Dani is an Anesthetist with special interests in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Pediatrics.

  • MBBS – T. D.Medical College, Alappuzha (2010)
  • DNB (Anesthesiology) - Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut (2018)

Case report on |”Jervell Lange Nielson Syndrome”- The Anesthesia Kerala ISA Journal - Dec 2016.

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Dr. Nidhin Chandradas
Specialist

Dr. Nidhin Chandradas is an anaesthetist with a special focus in Anaesthetic management for Orthopaedic surgeries, laparoscopic surgeries and Paediatric surgeries.

  • MBBS from MVJ Medical college and research hospital Bangalore in the year 2016.
  • MD from Government Medical college , Rajkot in the year 2021.
  • “Routine surgery cancellations : A one year prospective study with 5 year data review for reasons , in a 750 bedded tertiary center “ in Medpulse international journal of Anaesthesiology October 2019:12(1):01-04.
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Dr. Kavitha Girish
Specialist

Dr. Kavitha is a skilled Anaesthesiologist who trained at the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi). After completing her post graduation she worked as a senior resident at the same institute acquiring experience in the conduct of general anaesthesia for a wide variety of complex surgeries. Her areas of interest include obstetric anaesthesia, transplant anaesthesia, anaesthesia for endocrine surgeries and regional anaesthesia. She has experience in the practice of neonatal anaesthesia, difficult airway management and renal and liver transplant surgeries.

  • MBBS- Jawaharlal institute for postgraduate medical education and research (JIPMER)
  • MD in Anaesthesiology- All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
  • Worked as a senior resident in the Anaesthesiology department at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. (Feb 2022 to July 2023)
  • Girish, K., Pappu, A., Ramachandran, R., & Rewari, V. (2021). Colonic interposition for oesophageal replacement surgery in a patient with left broncho-oesophageal fistula: anaesthetic management. BMJ case reports, 14(8), e243738. https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-243738
  • Soni, L, Girish, K, Sirivella, PK, Maitra, S, Agarwal, S, Chhabra, A. Anesthetic management of a child with ROHHAD syndrome for major abdominal surgery. Pediatr Anaesth. 2023; 00: 1- 2. doi:10.1111/pan.14698
  • Kayina, C. A., Haritha, D., Soni, L., Behera, S., Nair, P. R., Gouri, M., Girish, K., Deeparaj, L., Maitra, S., Anand, R. K., Ray, B. R., Baidya, D. K., & Subramaniam, R. (2020). Epidemiological & clinical characteristics & early outcome of COVID-19 patients in a tertiary care teaching hospital in India: A preliminary analysis. The Indian journal of medical research, 152(1 & 2)100–104. https://doi.org/10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_2890
  • Two chapters in the book Applied physiology and pharmacology for intensivists by Atul P Kulkarni ( Basal metabolic rate and gastrointestinal physiology)
  • Nair, Parvathy & Girish, Kavitha & Mini, Gouri & Khan, Tazeen & Haritha, Damarla & Sanyal, Koninica & Bhattacharjee, Sulagna & Baidya, Dalim Kumar & Ray, Bikash & Anand, Rahul & Datta, Sudip & Soneja, Manish & Subramaniam, Rajeshwari & Maitra, Souvik. (2023). Subphenotypes of SARS-CoV-2-Associated ARDS Overlap Each Other: A Retrospective Analysis. Journal of Laboratory Physicians. 15. 10.1055/s-0043-1768952.
  • Presented an E-poster at the World Congress of Anesthesia held in September 2021 on the topic “COMPARISON OF BLIND TRACHEAL INTUBATION THROUGH AIR-Q ILA AND BLOCKBUSTER LMA”.
  • Presented a Poster on “Design and Implementation of an Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Protocol in scoliosis patients undergoing corrective surgery: A Retrospective, Comparative Study” at Euroanesthesia to be held in June 2023 in Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Won the Difficult Airway Quiz conducted at the TMC-DAC 2020, organized by AIDAA.
  • Won the literary competition at Yuva 2022 organized by Indian Society of Anesthesiologists.
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Dr. Anoop C
Specialist

Dr.Anoop C is a specialist in critical care medicine. He graduated (MBBS) from MES Medical College, Perinthalmanna. He then went on to do his post graduate training in DNB Anesthesiology from Little Flower Hospital, Angamaly. After post-graduation he chose critical care medicine as his specialization and did a fellowship in critical care medicine (IDCCM). He is a member of Indian society of critical care medicine. He is a dedicated and skilled intensive care physician who is passionate about enhancing patient care standards.

Area of Expertise
  • Difficult airway management
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • ICU procedures like invasive lines, percutaneous tracheostomy, bronchoscopy, POCUS
  • MBBS: MES Medical College, Perinthalmanna
  • DNB ANAESTHESIOLOGY: Little Flower Hospital, Angamaly
  • IDCCM: Baby Memorial Hospital, Kozhikode
  • Worked as a specialist in Intensive Gastro and Liver Unit, Aster Mims, Kozhikode
  • THESIS - Comparative study of modified Mallampatti, upperlip bite test and ratio of neck circumference to thyromental distance ratio in prediction of difficult intubation.

Services & Facilities

  • Datex Ohmeda and Dragger workstations with vaporizers
  • Anaesthesia ventilators
  • Pulse oxymeters
  • Capnographs
  • Cardiographs Cardio scopes with defibrillators
  • C­arm image intensifiers
  • Neuromuscular monitors (TOF)
  • Syringe pumps
  • Infusion pumps
  • Blood warmers
  • ABG analysers
  • Fibre optic bronchoscopes
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Medical and Diagnostic Procedures
  • Neurointerventional Procedures
  • Radiological Procedures
  • Endoscopy Procedures
  • Ultrasound for interventional procedures
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