About the department

The department of Anaesthesiology extends its dedicated service to all surgical specialities. These include General surgery, Orthopedics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Otorhinolaryngology,  Ophthalmology and super specialties such as Neurosurgery, Cardio thoracic surgery, Urosurgery,  Plastic surgery , Pediatric surgery, Vascular surgery and Orofaciomaxillary surgery.

The Anaesthesiology team comprising of Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors have excellent credentials. Administering anaesthesia requires skill and who is better than our faculty members who have vast years of experience in the field of Anaesthesiology to administer anaesthesia and teach the students.  Every year 5 post graduate students are being inducted into the department. Students will be witnessing our expert team that caters to 16 major operation theatres and 3 minor theatres. Two more major theatres are getting ready. Of the 16 operation theatres, 13 are stainless steel theatres with laminar flow and with HEPA filters with a state art Halogen / LED theater lights with inbuilt camera. Students can see surgery without entering the O.Ts and interactions can be arranged.    

We also run a separate 6 bedded Post Anaesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and extend ancillary services to the surgical ICU and expertise to the respiratory ICU. We also have a dedicated pain clinic where procedures are performed to alleviate pain. Our department also provides anaesthesia to remote areas like CT scan, MRI, ESWL, ECT and endoscopy. The department organizes extensive academic program which includes case discussions and debates on interesting cases.

Conferences
Our faculty members constantly upgrade themselves by attending national and zonal conferences. The Faculties of our department have delivered many guest lectures and chaired sessions at various National and Regional conferences. Three of our faculty members are selected to give guest lecture in the prestigious Annual National Conference of Indian Society of Anaesthesiology to be held at Madurai in December 2014. One of our Professors delivered a guest lecture at the last National Conference held at Assam in December 2013.

Our department has organized 4 Symposiums and CME at our hospital with our faculties and invited faculties from outside.11th National Conference of the IAGES (Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons) and a workshop of Minimal Axis Surgery was conducted in our hospital where national and international surgeons participated. Our team of anaesthetists have taken active participation and provided anaesthetic care during the conference from 13th to 16th February 2014.  

Hospital services
The Anaesthesiology Department caters to the needs of all surgical and Medical specialities and handle both elective and emergency cases on daily basis and on Sundays all emergency cases. A dedicated Pre Anaesthesiology Clinic functions on all working days and patients are assessed before anaesthesia is being administered.

Our team of anaesthesiologists anesthetise patients coming for major surgeries includinglaparoscopic surgeries, thyroidectomies, mastectomies, surgical gastroenterology cases, total knee and total hip replacements and fracture fixations.

Anaesthesia is also provided for neurosurgical procedures such as intracranial tumor excision, shunt surgeries and spine surgeries. We give anaesthesia for paediatric surgeries including newborn. Many of the procedures involve airway including multiple facial fractures and otorhinolaryngological procedures.
Renal transplant unit and cadaveric transplant unit have also been setup. Along with the team of specialists and teaching faculty, students are exposed to all types of anaesthesia techniques such as airway management, regional, general anaesthesia, total intravenous and nerve blocks.