Centre for Anaesthesia

The Department of Anesthesiology at Aster RV Hospital JP Nagar comprises of an integrated group of extensively trained and highly skilled doctors. The team consists  Anaesthesiologists who have trained in the best institutes in India and abroad in all subspecialties of anaesthesia including neuro anaesthesia, regional anaesthesia, transplant anaesthesia, Obstetric anaesthesia, paediatric anaesthesia, cardiac anaesthesia and pain management.

The anaesthesia team provides elective and 24/7 emergency cover to operating rooms, endoscopy unit, cath lab, CT/ MRI suites.  It aspires to provide world-class peri-operative care by integrating experience and modern technology.

Undergoing surgery is a mentally and physically stressful event for the patient and their family. Our dedicated anaesthesia team understands a patient’s journey starting at pre-operative assessment, surgery, recovery & return to normal life and aims to make it as smooth and pain-free as possible. Our commitment to every patient who is having any surgery is 'We will treat you well'.

Key Procedures

Services Offered
  • Pre–anaesthesia / Pre-surgery check-up and optimisation
  • Anaesthesia for all types of surgeries and procedures

  • Advanced airway management

  • Pre- and post-operative pain management

  • Epidural analgesia after surgery & labour analgesia 

  • Ultrasound-guided nerve blocks for pain management

  • Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS)

  • Advanced vascular access

  • Chronic pain management

  • Initiation of life support services

The team brings evidence-based practice into the operating room and provides services for all kinds of routine and specialised surgery. The specialised surgeries for which anaesthesia services are currently offered include:  

  • General surgery and minimal access surgery (Laparoscopic surgery)

  • Neurosurgery (using neuronavigation & Intraoperative MRI)

  • Spine surgery

  • Orthopaedic surgery & joint replacement surgery

  • Urology & andrology

  • Hepato-biliary surgery

  • Onco-surgery

  • Robotic arms assisted surgery 

  • Bariatric surgery

  • Paediatric surgery

  • Obstetrics & gynaecological surgery 

  • Cardiac surgery 

  • Plastic surgery, ENT surgery, vascular surgery

  • Organ transplant surgery 

All the above surgeries are performed in the ultra-modern operation theatres which are equipped with dedicated monitoring devices with central monitoring facility, multi-parameter monitoring for invasive pressures, HR, ECG, SPO2, capnography, temperature, neuromuscular monitoring, BIS monitors for ensuring no awareness under anaesthesia, and anaesthetic agent gas monitors. The department is also equipped with dedicated ultrasound machines for regional anesthesia and nerve blocks, intraoperative ultrasound scan, peripheral nerve stimulator for nerve block, bronchoscope for intubation, awake intubation for difficult airway scenario. 

The department aspires to keep every patient pain free after surgery. The team has effectively adopted multimodal analgesia to enhance the recovery of patients and enable a faster return to a healthy life. The team uses advanced & straightforward nerve blocks and neuraxial blocks for providing effective pain relief if required. Patient safety and satisfaction are at the core of pain management with the use of microprocessor-controlled patient-controlled analgesia pumps for providing perioperative pain management. 

The department of anaesthesia also provides anaesthesia and sedation services to

  • Day care procedures

  • Gastroenterology/Endoscopic procedures (Upper GI endoscopy, ERCP, colonoscopy, bronchoscopy, thoracoscopy)

  • 24-hour support to the cardiology cath lab and state-of-the-art - biplanar hybrid cath lab (Angiogram, PTCA- cardiac stenting, EP study, complex cardiac catheterization)

  • CT/MRI suite – 3 Tesla and 1.5 Tesla. 

  • Interventional radiology procedures


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