The department of Anesthesia provides state of art care for patients undergoing all types of surgical procedures, and handled by precise and unique professionals with high expertise in this field. The department is equipped with the latest and advanced amenities for managing critically ill patients. Caritas has already acquired great command over the management of high risk and complicated surgeries and the department is equipped with state of art monitoring and life saving equipments such as
- Latest anesthesia workstations and monitors like invasive pressure monitoring, Entropy and anesthesia gas monitors
- Ultrasound guided line insertion and nerve blocks
- Echo machine
- All gadgets for difficult intubations including fibreoptic bronchoscope, video laryngoscope and intubating LMA.
The department provides anesthesia services to various surgical specialties and super specialties distributed in eight well equipped theatres. The service of the department also extends to the procedure outside the theatres like radiation, ERCP etc.
The department runs a Pre anesthesia clinic where the surgical patients are seen as outpatient basis. Patients admitted for surgeries will be visited by a consultant anesthetist on the previous day of surgery. Labor analgesia also rendered by the department as and when required.
PERIOPERATIVE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
We have a well equipped perioperative intensive care unit under anesthesia department. Perioperative patients are managed in this ICU which is equipped with advanced ventilators and invasive monitoring.one Consultant from anesthesia department is available round the clock in the ICU. Critical Patients are managed by a well trained and dedicated team of nurses with a 1:1 patient/nurse ratio.
HOD of Anaesthesiology
MBBS from Medical College Alappuzha (Kerala university) in 1993
DA from Medical College Calicut (Calicut university) in 2000
MD (Anaesthesia) from Medical College Calicut (Calicut university) in 2001
Consultant anaesthetist at Kerala Health Services from 2001 to 2002
Senior Lecturer at Medical College, Alappuzha from 2002 to 2005
Consultant anaesthetist at Caritas Hospital from 2005 to 2009
Anaesthetist at Bahrain Defence Force Hospital from 2009 to 2011
Consultant anaesthetist at Caritas Hospital from 2011
Clinical Anaesthesia & Perioperative Care
MBBS from Calicut Medical College (Calicut University) in 1985
DA from Manipal Medical College (Manglore University)
20 years of experience in Anaesthesiology
Available from 7.30 am to 4.30 pm
MBBS from Medical College Kottayam (MG university) in 2001
DA from Medical College Kottayam (MG university) in 2006
DNB from Medical College Kottayam (National Board of Examinations)
Four years of experience in Anaesthesiology
Lecturer in Anaesthesiology Medical College Kottayam from 2006 to 2007
Anaesthesiologist in Department of CTVS Medical College Kottayam from 2009 to 2010