Department Details :
DVVPF’s Medical College and Hospital has a team of highly skilled and dedicated anaesthesiologists who provide anaesthesia care to almost all disciplines of medicine in Vikhe Patil Memorial Hospital (VPMH), be it curative, investigative, or palliative.
In addition to this, it provides excellent and comprehensive medical education and hands-on training to under-graduate and post-graduate students in the fields of Anaesthesiology and critical care.
Advanced and specialized anaesthesia care is critical to the success of the complex and highly specialized surgery being carried out at hospital. In this respect the role of anaesthesiologist can be compared to the percussionist in musical concert. He rarely gives a solo performance, but can make or mar the concert.
VPMH has 13 operation theatres, 9 major, 3 super speciality and 1 minor OT. With the help of most modern monitoring facilities, anaesthesia workstations and advanced ventilators, anaesthesiologists ensure successful conclusion of 25-30 surgeries everyday.
The anaesthesiologists also manage critically ill patients in a 14 bedded surgical intensive care unit that is equipped with latest life support systems. In addition they provide cover to MRI, CT centre, cardiac catheterization laboratory, radiotherapy, and artificial reproductive technology (ART).
Anaesthesiologists are skilled in resuscitation of patients whose hearts may cease to beat or whose respiration may have failed. The Anaesthesiology department provides these services round the clock in the entire hospital.
The department has a yearly intake of 4 post-graduate students who are imparted excellent teaching and training in Anaesthesiology. Since the inception of PG training in this discipline in the year 2011, 27 PG students have successfully
passed the MD Anaesthesiology exam held annually under the aegis of MUHS.
To strive to be a department of excellence in anaesthesia clinical practice and programs, research and education. To provide high quality academic, patient centered anaesthesia care. To maintain a positive and encouraging work environment and to be the department of choice for anaesthesia professionals.
To deliver anaesthesia services through up to date clinical care based on the latest evidence ( research) and knowledge (education) ensuring safe and effective anaesthesia.