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Dr. (Lt. Col.) Praveen Kumar

HOD & Senior Consultant, Emergency Medicine

Department
Emergency Medicine

About  Dr. (Lt. Col.) Praveen Kumar

Dr. (Lt. Col.) Praveen Kumar is the senior consultant, anaesthesia & critical care at Yashoda Hospital & Research Centre, Nehru Nagar, Ghaziabad. After pursuing his M.D. (Physician) from Saint Petersburg University, Dr. Kumar went on to pursue his D.N.B. in Anaesthesiology from Base Hospital, Delhi Cantt. His previous experience was with Park Hospital, Gurugram.

Dr. Kumar has clinical experience in all fields of anaesthesia including pediatric anaesthesia, neuro anaesthesia, intensive care unit as well as trauma care besides others.


Educational Qualifications

•    M.D. (Physician), Saint Petersburg University (SPBU), Russia
•    D.N.B. (Anaesthesiology), Base Hospital, Delhi Cantt., Delhi
•    F.I.C.C.M. (Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care)
•    B.L.S., A.C.L.S., P.A.L.S. Provider Course
•    PgDip, Emergency Medicine (Cardiology)

Experiences

  • 8 years of experience in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
  • HOD & Senior Consultant, Emergency Medicine, Yashoda Hospital & Research Centre - Present

Specializations

•    Basic ECHO
•    Expertise in USG-guided central vein cannulation & RA (lumber plexus block, fascia iliac block, femoral n. block sciatica n. block all approach, supraclavicular block, interscalene block, ankle block etc.)
•    Basic Life Support & Advanced Cardiac Life Support
•    Venepuncture / Central vein cannulation
•    Peripheral artery cannulation (adult & pediatric)
•    Pulmonary artery catheterization
•    Central neuraxial blocks & peripheral nerve blocks including ultrasound guided nerve blocks & paediatric neuraxial blocks
•    Epidural catheterization (lumbar & thoracic)
•    Nasotracheal & endotracheal intubations (adult, pediatric & neonatal)
•    Fibreoptic intubation
•    Tracheostomy (surgical & percutaneous)
•    Management of ventilators & its accessories
•    Transportation of critically ill patients
•    Management of difficult airway & labor analgesia
•    Ultrasound imaging skills for emergency & critical care
•    Intensive Care Unit, Critical Care Unit & Emergency including respiratory therapy & care of patients on ventilator
•    Neuro anaesthesia
•    Paediatric anaesthesia

Memberships

  • Member, Medical Council of India
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists (ISA)

Educational Fellowships

  • F.I.C.C.M. (Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care)

Leisure Pursuits

Besides being a committed intensivist, Dr. (Lt. Col.) Praveen Kumar is a passionate paratrooper. He is into fitness and loves reading.