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Dr. Deepak Sivalingam

MBBS, MD (Anaesthesia)

Consultant - Liver Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Anaesthesia & ICU, Liver Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Chennai

Brief Profile

Five years’ experience in the field of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine with particular interest in Multidisciplinary Intensive Care.

Educational Qualifications

  • M.B.B.S., Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru, India 2003-09.
  • M.D. Anaesthesiology, Rajarajeswari Medical College & Hospital, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru, India 2013-16.
  • Fellowship in Liver Transplant and Hepatobiliary Anaesthesia from Institute of Liver Disease and Transplantation, Gleneagles Global Hospital, Chennai, India 2017-18.
  • Fellowship in Liver Intensive Care from Institute of Liver Disease and Transplantation, Rela Institute and Medical Center, Chennai, India 2019-20.
  • Indian Diploma in Critical Care Medicine, Manipal Hospital, Bengaluru, India 2021-22.

Completed the Basic Life Support and the Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Program in accordance with the curriculum of the American Heart Association in December, 2019.

Haemodynamic Echocardiography Assessment in Real Time (iHeartScan) workshop in the RRMC Hospital, Bengaluru, India 28 February & 1 March 2015.

Participated in the Open WHO Course Antimicrobial Stewardship: A competency-based approach in August 2019

Completed “Understanding Clinical Research: Behind the Statistics”, an online non-credit course authorized by University of Cape Town and offered through Coursera in May 2020.

Completed “Comprehensive Critical Care e-Course (4C)”, offered by Indian Society of Criticl Care Medicine and accredited by National Board of Examinations.

IELTS - Passed in March 2010

PLAB 1- Passed in September 2010

PLAB 2- Passed in April 2012

Clinical Expertise

  • Specialized in perioperative management of Adult and Pediatric Liver transplant and Hepatobiliary surgical patients.
  • Pre-anesthetic evaluation  and anesthetic management of patients for all types of surgeries including Liver transplant, Hepatobiliary surgeries and non-operating room anaesthesia
  • Specialized in taking care of critically ill patients.

Experience

  • June 2011 – Sept 2011 Resident (Cardiology), Manipal Heart Institute, Bangalore 
  • April 2012 to July 2012 Clinical Attachment (Respiratory Medcine), Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK
  • March 2013 to June 2013 Resident (Neurology), Manipal Hospital, Bangalore
  • Sept 2016 to April 2017 Registrar (Critical Care Medicine), Manipal Hospital, Bangalore
  • May 2017 to Sept 2018 Fellow (Liver Transplant and HPB Anaesthesia and Critical care), Gleneagles Global Hospital, Chennai
  • From September 2018 to Nov 2020 Consultant Anaesthetist, Rela Institute and Medical Centre, Chennai, India
  • Manipal Hospital, Bengaluru – Senior Registrar and Fellow in Indian Diploma in Critical Care Medicine (Dec 2020 – Jan 2022)

Clinical Experience

  • Pre-registration House Officer (March 2008 - March 2009)
  • I worked as an Intern Medical Officer at Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre. During this period I worked on a rotation basis in various departments and this gave me a good foundation experience.

  • Junior Resident in Anaesthesiology (July 2013 – July 2016)I worked as a Junior Resident in the department of Anaesthesiology in Rajarajeswari Medical College, Bengaluru.
  • I worked as a Junior Resident in the department of Anaesthesiology in Rajarajeswari Medical College, Bengaluru.

Research & Publication

Poster Presentations:

  • Presented a Paper in KISACON 2014 on Comparative study of Sevoflurane-Dexmedetomidine versus Sevoflurane-Fentanyl as adjuvants with Propofol for Laryngeal Mask Airway insertion in patients undergoing minor surgical procedures
  • Presented a poster in the 6th annual conference of Indian College of Anaesthesiologists 2014, on Anaesthetic challenges in a case of MEN – Pheochromocytoma posted for Unilateral Adrenalectomy
  • Presented a poster in ILBS conference in May 2018 on LFT trends in Living Liver Donors
  • Presented a poster in LTSICON 2019 Kochi on “A single centre comparison of the prognostic scores of ACLF in predicting outcomes”
Audits:
  • 2012/13 Audit of Documentation in Patient Health Records – INPATIENT Episode, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK
  • 2011/12 Audit of Documentation in Patient Health Records – INPATIENT Episode, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK
Publications:
  • Multimodal Analgesia Using Bilateral Ilioinguinal-Iliohypogastric Block along with Rectal Diclofenac for Post Caesarean Section Cases – International Journal of Current Medical and Applied Sciences
  • Delayed Presentation of Tension Gastrothorax complicating Acute Traumatic Diaphragmatic Rupture – Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences.
  • Authored the chapter Handling of Dead Bodies of COVID-19 Patients in the book Handbook on Complete COVID-19 Care by KSG Publications.

Workshops Attended

  • Innovations in Cardiology procedures - September 2011
  • Interesting ECGs – September 2011
  • Regional Anaesthesia – Jan 2014
  • Difficult Airway – KISACON 2014 – Oct 2014
  • iHeartscan Echocardiography workshop - Feb 2015

Dissertation

Use of Noninvasive Ventilation as a weaning technique in Acute Respiratory Failure - A Prospective Study.

Attachment

He did a Clinical Attachment in the Department of Respiratory Medicine, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK from the 2nd of April, 2012 to the 1st of July 2012 (3months).

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