Dr. Deepak KM is a senior consultant anaesthesiologist in the Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Management. He is currently practising at Aster RV, Bengaluru. Prior to joining to Aster RV, he was practising at Fortis Hospitals, Bengaluru. He has an overall experience of 15 years in teaching in the Department of Anaesthesiology. He is an active member of ISA and IMA.
Dr. Deepak KM has completed his MBBS from Bangalore Medical College in 1998 and MD in Anaesthesiology from Seth G.S. Medical College and King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital, Mumbai in 2004. Later, he completed his Diplomate of National Board in Anaesthesiology in 2005. In 2019, he did his fellowship in Interventional Pain Management as well as in Palliative Care.
Dr. Deepak KM has started his career as an assistant professor at Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Sikkim. Later, he joined the Department of Anaesthesiology at Kasturba Medical College, Bangalore in September 2005. In April 2010, he started working as senior consultant anaesthesiologist at Fortis Hospitals, Bangalore.
Areas of interest in teaching
Dr. Deepak KM has good experience in transplant anesthesia, trauma and orthopedic anesthesia, neuro anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia, obstetric anesthesia, geriatric anesthesia, ultrasound regional blocks, fibreoptic intubation and bronchoscopy trained, transthoracic and trans esophageal echocardiography trained, ACLS Instructor, Americal Heart Association Certified, Simulation on SIMMAN, web-based learning, Anaesthesia equipment, Medical Statistics (SPSS, MEDCALC, STATA, XL STAT). He has also attended a workshop on Hemodynamic echocardiography assessment - iHeartScan, Heart Web at The University of Melbourne, Australia.
Murali Chakravarthy, Deepak Kavaraganahalli , et al. Elevated postoperative serum procalcitonin is not indicative of bacterial infection in cardiac surgical patients. Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia. 2015; 18 (2) : 210-14. DOI: 10.4103/0971-9784.154480. Janak Mehta Award.
Murali Chakravarthy, Gubbihalli Sunilkumar, Deepak Kavaraganahalli, et al. Induced apnea enhances image quality and visualization of cardiopulmonary anatomic during contrast-enhanced cardiac computerized tomographic angiography in children. Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia. 2015; 18(2):179-184. DOI: 10.4103/0971-9784.154471
- KM.Deepak, R. Simha, and R. C. Murali, Selectatec locking mechanism of TEC vapourisers - adding confusion to the clinical dilemma. Sri Lankan Journal of Anaesthesiology.2012:20(2):104-105
- Murali Chakravarthy, Ashokananda Devanahalli, Deepak Kavarganahalli, et al.Complete heart block after administration of intravenous pethidine. Karnataka Anaesthesia Journal 01/2015; 1(1):31. DOI: 10.4103/2394-6954.149718
- S. Chaudhuri, KM.Deepak, and R. Venkateswaran, “Comparison of intubating conditions following administration of low-dose rocuronium or succinylcholine in adults: A randomized double-blind study,” Anesthesia: Essays and Researches 2012; 6(1): 62-68
- Nanjegowda N, Nataraj MS, Deepak Kavaraganahalli, Kini G. The effects of intrathecal midazolam on the duration of analgesia in patients undergoing knee arthroscopy. South Afr J Anaesth Analg 2011; 17(3): 255-259
- Deepak KM, Kiran Kini. Anaesthetic agent vapour analyzers and propellants of pressurized meter-dose inhalers. J Clin Monit Comput 2010; 24: 131-2
- Varghese E, Deepak KM, Raghava Chowdary KV. Epinephrine test-dose in children: is it interpretable on ECG monitor? Pediatr Anesth 2009; 19 (11):1090-5
- Umesh G, Kavaraganahalli Deepak, Jasvinder K. Airway management technique for vascular mass in the oral cavity. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 2009;21:69-70
- Written two chapters in a book Manipal Manual of resuscitation; Pulseless arrest and Post-resuscitation care