Dr. K. Sureshkumaran

Dr. K. Sureshkumaran

MBBS, MD, PDF in Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, FICCC

Cardiac Sciences, Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia

Senior Consultant

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Brief Profile

Dr. Sureshkumaran is a distinguished medical professional with a diverse range of qualifications and expertise in the field of medicine. With a comprehensive educational background and extensive clinical experience, Dr. Sureshkumaran has established himself as a leading physician and critical care specialist.

Educational Qualifications

  • M.B.B.S – 2010,  Chengalpattu Govt. Medical College, India
  • Compulsory Rotatory Residential Internship (C. R. R. I.)- 2011, Chengalpattu Govt. Medical College Hospital, India
  • Doctor of Medicine (M. D.) in Anesthesiology & Critical Care –  2015, Armed Forces Medical College, India
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship (P.D.F) in Cardiothoracic Anesthesia – 2016, Christian Medical College, India
  • Fellowship In Cardiac Critical Care (FICCC)- 2017,  Fortis Malar Hospital,India

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Tamilnadu medical council registration
  • Maharashtra medical council registration 
  • Associate life member of Indian Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Life member of Indian Association of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologists
  • Life member of The Simulation Society (TSS)

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized for excellence in research with the Best Research Paper Award at IACTACON 2016, the 19th National Conference held in Chennai.
  • Accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) as an ACLS and BLS provider. Additionally, identified as having instructor potential in ACLS and BLS training.
  • Achieved victory at the GOLDCON Quiz during ISACON 2014, the 62nd National Conference held in Madurai.
  • Secured the position of Quiz Runner at the AFMC-Anesthesia CME 2013, held in Pune.
  • Recognized for presenting the best case at HFAI 2024, the 10th Annual Conference held in New Delhi.

Research and Publication

  • Sureshkumaran K, Balakrishnan KR, Rao KGS, et al. Successful bilateral lung transplantation after prolonged ECMO support for aspiration pneumonia in a 79 year-old man, Indian journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 2024. (Under review) 
  • Ramanan V, Dhushyanthan J, Ramasubramanian K, Kumaran KS, Sellamuthu G, Rajam M, Mettur S, Gnansekharan P, Ratnagiri R. Clinical profiles and risk factors for early and medium-term mortality following heart transplantation in a pediatric population: A single-center experience. Ann Pediatr Cardiol. 2021 Jan Mar; 14(1): 42-52.
  • Suresh Rao KG, Suresh Kumaran K, Balakrishnan KR. Perioperative Management of Lung Transplantation. Perioperative Critical Care. 2021; 49: 465 472. 
  • Pillai R, Kumaran S, Jeyaseelan L, George SP, Sahajanandan R. Usefulness of ultrasound-guided measurement of minimal transverse diameter of subglottic airway in determining the endotracheal tube size in children with congenital heart disease: A prospective observational study. Ann Card Anaesth 2018; 21:382-7.  
  • Kumaran S, George G, Varsha AV, Sahajanandan R. Inverted left atrial appendage masquerading as a left atrial mass. Ann Card Anaesth 2017; 20:248-9  
  • SureshKumaran K., Suresh Rao., (2018) “Successful pediatric heart transplant for a positive cross match recipient”, IACTACON, 21st National Conference, Hyderabad.
  •  SureshKumaran K., Rahul Pillai., and Raj S., (2016) “Stenting of carinal tumor in a patient with significant coronary artery disease”, IACTACON, 19th National Conference, Chennai.
  • SureshKumaran K., Rahul Pillai., and Raj S., (2016) “Ultrasound guided measurement of minimal transverse diameter of subglottic airway (MTDSA) in determining the endotracheal tube size in pediatric patients”, IACTACON, 19th National Conference, Chennai.
  • SureshKumaran K., and Col. Jacob M., (2015) “Lung isolation technique – Univent tube a boon!”, Medical Journal Armed Forces India.
  • SureshKumaran K., and Gp. Cpt. Sharma R. M., (2014) “Postoperative Metabolic acidosis – Incidence and outcome”, Dr. Kop’s award, ISACON, 62nd National Conference, Madurai.
  • SureshKumaran K., and Brig. Sethi N., (2014) “Comparative evaluation of clonidine and dexmedetomidine added to bupivacaine during caudal analgesia in children”, AORA, 4th National Conference, New Delhi.

Clinical Expertise

  • Cardiac Anesthesia
  •  Pediatric cardiac anesthesia 
  • Thoracic anesthesia 
  • Cardiac critical care 
  • Mechanical circulatory support (IABP, ECMO, VAD) management 
  • Heart and lung transplant anesthesia 
  • Trans-esophageal/Transthoracic echocardiography
  •  Bronchoscopy Percutaneous tracheostomy 
  • Percutaneous ECMO cannulation 
  • Lung ultrasound 
  • Airway ultrasound 
  • Vascular ultrasound 
  • Regional anesthesia 
  • Vascular cannulation
  •  Airway management 
  • ACLS


  • Junior resident in Anesthesiology & Critical Care, Armed Forces Medical College, India.  
  • Senior resident in Cardiac Anesthesia , Christian medical college, India. 
  • Senior resident in Cardiac Anesthesia & Cardiac Critical Care , Fortis Malar Hospital, India.
  • Consultant in Cardiac Anesthesia & Cardiac Critical Care, Fortis Malar Hospital, India.
  • Consultant in Cardiac Anesthesia & Cardiac Critical Care, MGM Healthcare, India.
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