Dr. Nithish Mukunthan M

Dr. Nithish Mukunthan M


Anaesthesia & Critical Care

Consultant Intensive Care

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Brief Profile

Dr. Nithish Mukunthan has 6 years of experience in successfully handling complex critical care and transplant cases, complex procedures, equipments and paperwork. He has worked in a few of apex intensive care units in India and with renowned intensivists. He is also knowledgeable about the recent advances, related regulations and best practices. He aspires to be a best academician and clinician in upcoming years.

Educational Qualifications

  • 2020 – 2023 DrNB : Critical Care Medicine
    Narayana Hrudayalaya – Bangalore
  • EDIC: Awaiting Part 2
  • 2018 – 2019 IDCCM
    Apollo Hospitals – Chennai
  • 2014 – 2017 M.D.: Anesthesiology
    Manakula Vinayagar Medical College And Hospital – Pondicherry
  • 2006 – 2011 MBBS
    Sri Lakshmi Narayana Institute of Medical Science – Pondicherry

Honors and Awards

  • First prize in state PG Quiz 2015
  • 3rd Prize in State quiz competition held at 7th Annual Pondicherry State Conference PONCON – 2016
  • Best original article – 2nd prize 2016
  • 2nd place in quiz GICS 2022

Research and Publication


  • “Randomised controlled study to compare the efficacy of intravenous Palonosetron and Ondansetron in preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting in Laproscopic surgeries” Sureshkumar, Sivashanmugam,Girimurugan, Suneeth Lazarus, Nithish Mukunthan M, IJSS
  • “Seizures with Alkaptonuria in Adults – The Untold” Nithish Mukunthan M, Santhosh V, Balaji T, Suresh J, Rajaram Manoharan. JEMDS
  • “Refractory hypotension after successful cardiac arrest resuscitation – time to rule out vasoplegic syndrome” Suresh J, Balaji T, Santhosh V, Nithish Mukunthan M, Rajaram Manoharan. JEMDS
  • “Traumatic Acinetobacter Baumannii Meningitis without neurosurgical intervention – A rare case report” Suresh J, Balaji T, Santhosh V, Nithish Mukunthan M, Rajaram Manoharan. JACCR
  • “Concomitant fat embolism syndrome and pulmonary embolism – a hidden enemy in polytrauma patient” Suresh J, Balaji T, Nithish Mukunthan M, Shanmugapriya. IJCCR
  • Cardiac pacemaker a rare cause of ventilator auto triggering” Nithish Mukunthan M, Vimal Bharadwaj, IJCCM
  • “Determination of gastric tube position in critically ill patients: radiography vs ultrasound imaging” Nithish Mukuthan M, Jose Chacko, awaiting

Paper Presentation:

  • “A Study Of Skin To Sub-arachnoid Space Depth During Spinal Anaesthesia In The Indian Population” 7th Annual Pondicherry State Conference Poncon – 2016

Poster Presentation:

  • “Anaesthetic Management Of A Child With Cerebral Palsy With Postoperative Muscle Spasm” 63rd Annual National Conference of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists, Jaipur ISACON – 2015

Books co-authored:

  • Decision making in critical care medicine- Chapter “Acute myocarditis”- Harish MM, Monisha, Nithish Mukunthan
  • Critical care medicine MCQ: Problem based learning 2023 – Chapter “Airway management” – Shiva Kumar, Nithish Mukunthan, Ram Mohan

Audits Done:

  • Ryles tube insertion and time delay in taking Xray and starting of feeds 
  • Time to NPO for various procedures and surgeries in ICU


  • Been a speaker for various ISCCM meets in Madurai and surrounding towns
  • Been a faculty in “Preethi heart update” November 2019
  • Been a faculty and part of organizing team in “Preethi anesthesia update” February 2020
  • Attended Critic care 2020 national conference at Hyderabad

Clinical Expertise

  • ECMO
  • Hemodynamic monitoring
  • Invasive lines
  • Difficult airway and tracheostomy
  • Complex procedures
  • Family communications
  • Renal replacement therapies
  • Ventilator management
  • ID and Antibiotics
  • Ultrasound and ECHO
  • Teaching and academics
  • Pre and post transplant management


2020- Current –  Senior Registrar, Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore

2019 – 2020 – Consultant, Preethi Multi Specialty Hospitals, Madurai

2018 – 2019 –  Senior Registrar, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai

2017-07 – 2017-12 –  Senior Registrar ,Vijaya Hospitals, Chennai

2014 – 2017 – Anesthesiology Resident, Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital, Pondicherry

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