Dr. Pradeep Kumar

Consultant Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia & Critical Care
Qualification

MD, FNB

Qualification

MD,FNB(Cardiac Anaesthesia)

Experience

  • I am working as a consultant cardiothoracicTransplant anaesthesia and critical care.i have 9 + year post MD experience in Cardiothoracic anaesthesia and critical care .I am a Board certified cardiac anaesthetist with vast experience in managing Pediatric and adult Cardiac surgery and performing trans esophageal echocardiography. Vast experience of managing complex paediatric congenital cardiac Surgery,CABG,arch surgery, valve surgery.i have Experience of more than 200 heart and lung transplant,50+ mechanical circulatory assist devices(LVAD,BIVAD,ECMO).I have Vast experience of managing Heart failure patient ,End stage lung disease patients.I have Vast Experience of managing Adult and Pediatric cardiac thoracic and Transplant ICU.
    I have been involved as a core member in setting up Most Successful heart and lung transplantation program ,LVAD Program ,ECMO Program in Chennai,bangalore,Mumbai and hyderabad. Experience of Observership at Toronto General Hospital,Canada for heart and lung transplant, VAD ,Exvivo lung perfusion (EVLP)and TAVI management.
    Observership at Temple University Hospital ,Philadelphia,USA for Heart and Lung Transplant,and VAD Program.

  • Certificate of Completion HeartMate 3TM LVAS Clinical Operation and Patient Management Course - US Version
  • Certificate of Completion HeartMate 2TM LVAS Clinical Operation and Patient Management Course - US Version
  • Certificate of Completion CentriMag® Clinical Operations and Patient Management Guide - EU Version
Areas of interest

  • Cardiac Anaesthesia and intensive Care
  • Heart and lung Transplantaion
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support(LVAD,ECMO)
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
Publications

  • Anaesthetic challenges Pulmonary Alveolar Microlithiasis – A rare disease treated with Bilateral Lung Transplantation, first case from India,Annals of cardiac anaesthesia
  • Anaesthetic Management of Emergency Cesarean Section in a Patient with Holt Oram Syndrome. J Anaesth Clin Pharmacol 2010; 26(4): 541-543
  • Anaesthetic Management of Cesarean Section in a Patient With Acoustic Neuroma. J Anaesth Clin Pharmacol 2010; 26(3): 399-400
  • Evaluation of different types of Inferior Vena Cava cannulae placement by transesophageal echocardiography and its impact on hepatic dysfunction
Awards & Honours

  • Certificate of Completion Mechanical Ventilation for COVID-19,Harvard Medical CollegeHarvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians .
  • Certificate of Completion HeartMate 3TM LVAS Clinical Operation and Patient Management Course - US Version
  • Certificate of Completion HeartMate 2TM LVAS Clinical Operation and Patient Management Course - US Version
  • Certificate of Completion CentriMag® Clinical Operations and Patient Management Guide - EU Version
Memberships

  • Permanently registered with Delhi Medical Council and
  • KMC Bangalore
  • Tamilnadu medical council
  • Indian society of Anaesthesia(ISA)
  • Indian Association of Cardiac Anaesthesia(IACTA)
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