Anesthesiology & Critical Care

The Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care ensures and optimizes patients posted for surgery. Anesthesia and Post Anesthesia Care are tailored to suit each patient. There are ten operating suites and a separate Joint replacement & Cardiac Theatre where over 5000 major surgeries are done annually.

Unique facilities

  • Safe and suitable Anesthesia procedures for very high risk, compromised patients for any type of surgery or procedure and for any age from the newborn to the very old.
  • Attempts to reduce all kinds of acute post-operative and chronic pain
  • Provides resuscitative courses and training.
  • PAC clinics, pain relief services for trauma patients & pain relief for cancer patients.
  • Pain relief for normal delivery by way of Epidural Analgesia.
  • Recognised Centre for National Board in Anesthesia & Diploma in Critical Care of The Indian society of Critical Care Medicine.
  • Provides CPR, BLS and ATLS courses.


Critical Care Medicine has around 45 beds in various specialties & a separate Transplant ICU for Liver & Kidney Transplants. Critical care medicine specialists provide dedicated and continuous care to critically ill patients who require advanced monitoring and care in the Intensive Care Unit setting. These specialists, who have special training in the care of critically ill patients, work closely with Anesthesiologists, Surgeons and other Specialists in the hospital. Special areas of service include:

  • Management of shock and cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Respiratory failure
  • Multisystem organ failure (including renal and hepatic)
  • Sepsis (infection)
  • Central nervous system crisis
  • Cardiac failure
  • Transplantation of Liver & Kidney


1. Dr. Mohan A Mathew - MD, FICA, FICCM Chief of Staff & Director of Anesthesiology & Critical Care
Dr. Mohan A Mathew, one of the leading & senior most Anaesthetists in the state, post-graduated in Anaesthesiology from �Christian Medical College, Vellore. He underwent Advanced Trauma Management Care from Shock Trauma Centre-Baltimore, Advanced Critical Care Training from McGill University-Montreal and Sunny Brook Hospital-Toronto. He was also trained in Liver Transplant from John Hopkins-Baltimore. He is the Founder President - Trauma Life Support Society of India, President of Cochin City Branch-Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine and National President Elect-International Trauma Care (ITC). �
2. Dr. Nita George Senior Consultant Intensivist and Anaesthesiologist
3. Dr.Joji Antony Senior Consultant Intensivist and Anaesthesiologist
4. Dr. John Ferns Senior Consultant - Anaesthesia
5. Dr. Jaya Susan Jacob Senior Consultant Anesthesiologist
6. Dr. Mallie Abraham Senior Consultant - Anaesthesia and Critical care
7. Dr. Renny Chacko Consultant
8. Dr.Sapna Suresh Associate Consultant
9. Dr. Monika Dabgotra Senior Registrar


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