Name : Dr. Varsha .R
Postal address for correspondence : #38, Estate road, Colonypady, Aluva, Ernakulam-683112
Email : email@example.com
Mobile number : 094********
Date of Birth : 10/08/1990
Father’s Name : Dr. R. Suresh Kumar
Husband’s Name : Dr. Kaushic .A
( Consultant neuroanaesthesiologist
Rajagiri Hospital, Aluva)
Nationality : Indian
Religion : Hindu
Caste : Brahmin
Languages known : English, Hindi, Kannada, Tulu
ISA Membership number : V1526/A
Examination Year of
Nirmala Rani High
Vydehi Institute of
SDM College of
Experience in Anaesthesia and Critical Care:
o Postings in sub specialties including Orthopaedics (2 months) with rotational postings in Joint replacement arthroplasty unit, E.N.T(2 months), Obstetrics and Gynecology( 2 months of gynecology and 2 months in Caesarean Section surgical OT), rotational postings in IVF procedures, Ophthalmology (rotational postings) and General surgery (3 Months). Outside OR, postings in MECT and Radiology suite and endoscopic procedure.
o Postings in Super-speciality:
o Paediatric Surgery: 2 months
o Plastic Surgery: 2 months
o Urology: 3 months
o Neurosurgery: 2 months.
o Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery: 1 month at Narayana Hrudayala, Dharwad Branch.
o Craniofacial surgery: 1 month postings where surgeries of cleft lip and cleft palate and Maxillofacial surgeries including reconstruction surgeries for Oro-maxillary carcinoma are routinely performed.
Intensive Care Unit Postings:
o 3 months in General surgical ICU postings where cases of trauma, Postsurgical cases including trans-hiatal
oesophagestomy, Hepatectomy and other major surgical procedures are being managed successfully.
o 2 months experience in Neurosurgical ICU, where cases of aneurysms, trauma, cervical spine procedure have been successfully managed.
o Thesis: “Comparison between Caudal Epidural and Ultrasound Guided Ilioinguinal- Iliohypogastric Block with Bupivacaine and Dexmedetomidine for Post-Operative Analgesia Following Paediatric Inguinal Hernia Surgeries; A Prospective, Randomised, Double Blind Clinical Trial” under the guidance of Dr. Sameer Desai and Dr. Mahantesh.S.M. In the process of publication to a reputed journal.
o Poster Presentation: “Anaesthesia for muscle biopsy in a child with suspected muscular dystrophy” under the guidance of Dr. Harihar V Hegde, at Karnataka State Conference-2017 at VIMS Bellary. o Amongst the top 8 speakers in Karnataka state post graduate talent competition at Karnataka State Conference-2017 at VIMS Bellary. Topic : Aortocaval compression and anaesthesia.
o Case Report Presentation: ‘Dramatic presentation of urosepsis associated with myocardial dysfunction in a young male undergoing total hip arthroplasty.” Under the guidance of Dr. Harihar V Hegde and Dr. Imran Sholapur at National conference
(ISACON-2017) held at Kolkata.
Areas of Interest:
o Pain and Palliative care
o Transplant anaesthesia
o Paediatric anaesthesia
o Experience in regional anaesthesia techniques including Peripheral Nerve Stimulator and Ultrasound guided blocks both in adult and paediatric patients.
o Trained in labour analgesia, epidural analgesia and CSE o Have experience in working with advanced anaesthesia machine such as Avance CS2 Ecoflow.
o Received training in managing all forms of surgical and neurosurgical critical care patients.
o Experience in monitoring depth of anaesthesia with Entropy and depth of neuromuscular blockade.
o Experience in handling difficult airway with training in application of SGA devices, video layryngoscopes, Fiber optic guided intubations.
o Training in central venous catheterization (landmark based and ultrasound guided), Arterial cannulation for invasive blood pressure monitoring, have observed Pulmonary artery catheter placement. Trained in cardiopulmonary resucitation
(BLS and ACLS).
o Have observed 2, assisted 2 percutaneous tracheostomy and performed 1 percutaneous tracheostomy under guidance. Personality:
I believe in working hard. I never give upon my beliefs. To give my best to the profession, I hold on to work ethics and always abide by my leader. Nevertheless whenever required, I swiftly take responsibility to uphold the belief,the team has in me.
Hobbies and skills apart from anesthesia: Singing ( junior in Carnatic classical music), pencil sketching, compering (have hosted one CME held in SDM).