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Anesthetics

About Us

Department of Anaesthesiology was established in the year 1988 at Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Tamaka, Kolar. R L Jalappa Hospital and Research Centre. Operation Theatre complex was started in 1995. OT complex of RLJH is equipped with 12 major, 2 minor operation theatres and 10 bedded Intensive Care Unit.

Over the years, the department has grown tremendously in all aspects of patient care, the department of Anesthesiology caters 17 major operation theatres for General surgical, Obstretics, ENT, Orthopaedic and Ophthalmic surgeries and also for Super Speciality surgical branches which includes Neurosurgery, Urology, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Facio Maxillary Surgery, Joint Replacement Surgeries, Head Neck and General Onco Surgery.

Department of Anaesthesiology extends its services to Adult Critical Care unit. Currently, RLJH is running 36 bedded State – of –Art critical care unit which includes 3 isolation cubicles. The unit is well equipped to handle critically ill patients of all specialities. Facility for invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation, invasive and non-invasive monitoring, in house Hemo-Dialysis facility for 4 ICU beds. There is a facility for nurse call system and central monitoring system in the ICU. Initial assessment and re assessment of critically ill patients with Point Of Care Ultra Sonography. Ultrasound guided central venous, arterial catheterization and regional nerve blocks are done in the unit. Other facilities in unit include ABG, portable x-ray, ECG, ECHO. Medical imaging and laboratory information can be digitally accessed using PACS (Picture Archiving Communication System) and LIS (Lab Information System).

Apart from Catering Anaesthesia services in OT & ICU, the Department is offering Pain & Palliative Care for in- patients, labour analgesia for parturients, epidural steroid injections for backache, regional nerve/ fascial plane blocks for acute pain. Other extended services of the department include Anaesthesia for Electro Convulsive Therapy, diagnostic bronchoscopy, GI endoscopy and to facilitate MRI and CT scans. As a part of code Blue team, we play a pivotal role in resuscitating patients in the hospital.

OPD SERVICES AND SPECIALITY CLINICS

Procedures: General and Regional Anaesthesia

Invasive monitoring: CVP, IBP and Temperature

Neurolytic nerve blocks for Pain relief

Services Outside the Theatre: Anaesthesia for CT, MRI, ECT, Resuscitation in wards and mobile ICU

Ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks

Point of care ultrasonography in ICU

Ventilatory support and management of critically ill patients in ICU

ACLS training for House Surgeons and Post Graduates, BLS for Paramedics

Paediatric and Adult Fibre-Optic Bronchoscopes, video laryngoscopy used for addressing difficult airway

Ultrasound guided Regional Anaesthetic blocks for surgical procedures

Point of care Ultrasonography for managing critically ill patients.

Opioid free Analgesia for cancer surgeries

Orientation work shop for interns on mechanical Ventilation

Faculty / OPD schedule

Sl No.

Doctor

Designation

01

DR. RAVI.M

PROF & HOD

 

DR. DINESH.K

PROFESSOR

 

DR. SURESH KUMAR.N

PROFESSOR

 

DR. KIRAN.N

PROFESSOR

 

DR. SUJATHA.M.P

ASSO. PROFESSOR

 

DR. LAVANYA KAPARTI

ASSO. PROFESSOR

 

DR. THREJA.C.K

ASST. PROFESSOR

 

DR. SHIVAKUMAR.K.M

ASST. PROFESSOR

 

DR. VISHNUVARDHAN.V

ASST. PROFESSOR

 

DR. SUMANTH.T

ASST. PROFESSOR

 

DR. AHMEDI FATHIMA

ASST. PROFESSOR

 

DR. SHRUTHI .N.S

ASST. PROFESSOR

 

DR. NAGA SESHU KUMARI

ASST. PROFESSOR

 

DR. TRISHUL.M

Sr. RESIDENT

 

DR. LAKSHMI K SWAMY

Sr. RESIDENT

 

DR. GAJANAN BABU

Sr. RESIDENT

 

DR. HUCHAPPA. K.V

Sr. RESIDENT

 

DR. SINDHU. J

Sr. RESIDENT