Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Emergency Medicine

The Department of Emergency Medicine at Aster MIMS, which works as the quick response team, is staffed 24 hours a day by in-house trauma surgeons, anesthesiologists, trauma nurses and vital support services including the blood bank and laboratory services. On average, Aster MIMS admits nearly 10,000 trauma patients each year, making it the busiest center in Northern Kerala. The trauma care department is well equipped with 36 beds, which includes triage beds, observation areas, which manage all forms of medical, surgical, Cardiac, Poly Trauma, Paediatric and Neurological conditions. The Emergency Department staffs at Aster MIMS always strive to provide patients with the highest quality emergency care and service in an efficient and timely manner.

Critical Care Medicine

The globally accredited comprehensive critical care service at Aster MIMS provides a complete solution for those who suffer from life-threatening illnesses. The 86-bedded Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is equipped with state-of-the-art equipments for managing all medical emergencies. Aster MIMS provides better care with the support of patient- friendly physicians, nurses and inducing technology- driven methods for easy diagnosis of the diseases. The multidisciplinary team approach of dedicated physicians in the department has also paved the way for quick diagnosis and treatment.

Doctors

Dr. Venugopalan

Director- Aster DM Healthcare

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Venugopalan is a medical graduate of calicut medical college , post graduations in Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine Site Director,MEM Program under GWU USA, ITC(international Training Centre) Director AHA(American Heart Association) life support courses, Deputy Director-MIMS Academy and Director,Emergency Medicine-Aster DM Health Ltd.

Dr. Venugopalan

Director- Aster DM Healthcare

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Venugopalan is a medical graduate of calicut medical college , post graduations in Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine Site Director,MEM Program under GWU USA, ITC(international Training Centre) Director AHA(American Heart Association) life support courses, Deputy Director-MIMS Academy and Director,Emergency Medicine-Aster DM Health Ltd.

Life Membership

ISA

ISCCM

IMA

American College of Emergency Physician

SEMI

ANGELS

AAEMI

Constructive contributor in various national and international organization etc. He initiated modern emergency medicine concept and community based EMS in kerala

Received Several awards and recognition like

Rotery professional excellence award(Calicut Midtown)2013

Meritorious service award (lions club , Metropolitan 2011 and 2012

Chairmans appreciation award(DM Healthcare)2012 & 2013

Jeevan Raksha puraskar (Rajeev Gandhi foundation) 2013

Father of Emergency Medicine Kerala honoured in EMCON 2013

Asian EMS International Awards 2013

American Acadamy of Emergency Physician in india award 013

AIIMS_entrepreneurship award 2013

Areas of interest

Community based EMS, Academic Emergency Medicine, Acute pain Management, EM governance, Trauma and Disaster Management.

Dr. Mahesh B S

Senior Consultant & HOD

Critical Care Medicine

Extensive international experience in critical care medicine from U K 7 australia. Advanced critical care medicine training from UK Australia. Has been director of intensive care medicine in mackay base hospital, Australia. Has got European diploma in intensive care medicine & fellowship of college of intensive care medicine in Australia , newzealand.

Dr. Mahesh B S

Senior Consultant & HOD

Critical Care Medicine

Extensive international experience in critical care medicine from U K 7 australia. Advanced critical care medicine training from UK Australia. Has been director of intensive care medicine in mackay base hospital, Australia. Has got European diploma in intensive care medicine & fellowship of college of intensive care medicine in Australia , newzealand.

Qualifications : MBBS, PCCU, PDCU, EDIC, FCICM​

Areas of interest

Management of critically ill patient.

Resuscitation in critical care.

Ultrasound application in the management of critically ill patient.

Teaching and training in critical care medicine.

Research in critical care medicine.

Dr. Ahamed Shafi

Senior Emergency Physician

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Ahamed Shafi has completed his graduation from Al Ameen Medical College, Karnataka, FEM and MEM from MIMS, Calicut.

Dr. Ahamed Shafi

Senior Emergency Physician

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Ahamed Shafi has completed his graduation from Al Ameen Medical College, Karnataka, FEM and MEM from MIMS, Calicut.

Qualifications

MBBS, FEM, MEM

Dr. Rajesh Kumar J S

Consultant

Critical Care Medicine

Extensive experience in the field of anaesthesia and critical care . international experience in testing centers of Singapore and Australia.trained in critical care from Australia.holding European diploma in critical care.

Dr. Rajesh Kumar J S

Consultant

Critical Care Medicine

Extensive experience in the field of anaesthesia and critical care . international experience in testing centers of Singapore and Australia.trained in critical care from Australia.holding European diploma in critical care.

Areas of interest

Management of critically ill patients

Interested in use of ultrasound in critical care.

Teaching and training in critical care.

Interested in research in the field of critical care.

Dr. Binu C Kuriakose

Emergency Physician

Emergency Medicine

Dr. C Binu Kuriakose , faculty and specialist in the department of emergency medicine has 2 years of experience in management and destination care of medical, surgical and trauma emergencies. His areas of interest is infective emergencies specially sepsis, geriatric emergencies and acute care medicine. Former faculty and emergency physician in kokilaben dhirubhai ambani hospital(KDAH), mumbai, he has been a lead instructor in many AHA accredicted BLS and ACLS training courses. He is also an ACS certified provider for ATLS.

Dr. Binu C Kuriakose

Emergency Physician

Emergency Medicine

Dr. C Binu Kuriakose , faculty and specialist in the department of emergency medicine has 2 years of experience in management and destination care of medical, surgical and trauma emergencies. His areas of interest is infective emergencies specially sepsis, geriatric emergencies and acute care medicine. Former faculty and emergency physician in kokilaben dhirubhai ambani hospital(KDAH), mumbai, he has been a lead instructor in many AHA accredicted BLS and ACLS training courses. He is also an ACS certified provider for ATLS.

QUALIFICATIONS

MEM(MIMS, CALICUT under GWU, USA),

MCEM-A( Membership of the college of emergency medicine , UK)

MBBS( NKPSIMS, Nagpur).

Achievements

American Heart Association (AHA) certified instructor for BLS and ACLS.

AHA certified provider for PALS

American college of surgeons (ACS) certified provider for ATLS

Formally trained in emergency beside USG.

Faculty for PG programme in emergency medicine

Involved in community outreach initiatives

Paper presentations in international emergency medicine conferences with Rising Star award for paper presentation in EMCON 2014, mumbai

Proficient in english ,hindi,malayalam ,marathi

Dr. Muhammed Amir K A

CMO

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Muhammed completed his MBBS and DO from Calicut Medical College in the year 1992 and 2000 respectively and DNB (Ophthalmology) from Trivandrum Medical College in the year 2005. Prior to joining us Dr. Muhammed was working as Assistant Surgeon in Health Services, Government of Kerala.

Dr. Muhammed Amir K A

CMO

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Muhammed completed his MBBS and DO from Calicut Medical College in the year 1992 and 2000 respectively and DNB (Ophthalmology) from Trivandrum Medical College in the year 2005. Prior to joining us Dr. Muhammed was working as Assistant Surgeon in Health Services, Government of Kerala.

Qualifications

MBBS

Dr. Sabeer Mohamed

Physician

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Sabeer Mohamed has completed his graduation from Vinayaka Mission Medical College, Pondicherry and MEM from MIMS, Calicut.

Dr. Sabeer Mohamed

Physician

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Sabeer Mohamed has completed his graduation from Vinayaka Mission Medical College, Pondicherry and MEM from MIMS, Calicut.

Qualifications

MBBS, MEM

Dr. Niyaz C Ashraf

Consultant

Critical Care Medicine

MBBS, MD. Anaesthesiology of PDF from Jawaharlal institute of post graduate medical education of research( JIPMER –institute of national importance). IDCCM at MIMS – Calicut .

Dr. Niyaz C Ashraf

Consultant

Critical Care Medicine

MBBS, MD. Anaesthesiology of PDF from Jawaharlal institute of post graduate medical education of research( JIPMER –institute of national importance). IDCCM at MIMS – Calicut .

Areas of interest

Neurocritical care

Infectious diseases

Qualifications

MBBS, DCCM, PDF

Dr. Meenakshy Vijayakumar

Registrar

Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Meenakshy Vijayakumar works as the Registrar in the Department of Anaesthesia at Aster MIMS. Her clinical training was completed at JSS Medical College, Mysore and MD in Anaesthesiology from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.

Dr. Meenakshy Vijayakumar

Registrar

Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Meenakshy Vijayakumar works as the Registrar in the Department of Anaesthesia at Aster MIMS. Her clinical training was completed at JSS Medical College, Mysore and MD in Anaesthesiology from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi.

Dr. Amith Sreedharan

Registrar

Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Amith Sreedharan works with Aster MIMS as a Registrar in the Department of Critical Care Medicine. He had completed his MBBS from Co-operative Medical College, Cochin and MD in Pulmonary Medicine from SCB Medical College, Cuttack. Prior to joining Aster MIMS, he was working as Assistant Professor in the department of Respiratory Medicine and Critical Care at Malabar Cancer Centre.

Dr. Amith Sreedharan

Registrar

Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Amith Sreedharan works with Aster MIMS as a Registrar in the Department of Critical Care Medicine. He had completed his MBBS from Co-operative Medical College, Cochin and MD in Pulmonary Medicine from SCB Medical College, Cuttack. Prior to joining Aster MIMS, he was working as Assistant Professor in the department of Respiratory Medicine and Critical Care at Malabar Cancer Centre.

Faris Hussain

Intensivist

Critical Care Medicine

Faris Hussain

Intensivist

Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Roshique K.K

Intensivist

Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Roshique K.K

Intensivist

Critical Care Medicine

Facilities

Emergency OT

Dedicated emergency operating theatre with state-of-the-art facilities perform life saving surgeries

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Emergency Transportation

MIMS Mobile ICU is a higher end medically equipped transport unit for all type critically ill patients. Facilities in Mobile ICU

  • Qualified Emergency Physician & EMS Staff trained in ACLS, ITLS, and PALS
  • Ventilator
  • Bipap
  • Intravenous & Transcutaneous pacing
  • Comprehensive spine protection devices
  • Higher end Cardiac and hemodynamic monitors
  • Rapid Sequence Intubation Kit
  • Difficult Airway Kit
  • Infusion Pump
  • Defibrillator
  • Crash Cart, with Biphasic Defibrillator
  • Spine board, Scoop Trolley
  • Pulse Oximeter
  • Cardiac Monitor
  • Suction Apparatus
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    Emergency Radiology

    The sub-specialty of Radiology in the emergency department handles the diagnosis of acutely ill or traumatic patients. Multiple imaging modalities like MRI, multi-detector CT, ultrasound and X-ray are made available to ensure timely diagnosis and management of patients from head to toe.

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    Emergency Laboratory

    The division of emergency laboratory is made available at the department with an intention of providing laboratory services that are crucial for the effective management of critically ill patients. Tests and results are given in no time with optimal accuracy so as to ensure best care to the patient.

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    Acute Care

    The Acute Care division offers active and short-term treatment for severe injury, urgent medical condition, episodes of illness, or any emergency during recovery from surgery.

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    Paediatric Emergency

    Paediatric emergency medicine aims at high quality care to manage and improve the experience of children with acute health conditions. The division gives proper care to children for both illnesses and injuries.

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    Advanced Resuscitation Bay

    The resuscitation service provides expert advice, support and medical attention to deteriorating patients and those who are in need of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. The expert team for resuscitation services offer a wide range of support starting from resuscitation education, training and aid to patients and relatives.

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    Emergency Pharmacy

    The Emergency Pharmacy follows strict protocols backed by well-trained pharmacists with emergency preparedness and a good command over medication management standards, ensuring efficient, safe and effective medication use.

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    Fast Track Clinic

    The Fast Track Clinic is an expansion of the Emergency department offering care for less-critical emergencies in a comfortable setting. The division is handled by expert physicians, nurses and other medical professionals efficiently, resulting in less waiting time and higher level of care to less critical patients.

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    Infrastructure

    • Regular Upto date teaching & clinical orientation programmes for all the medical & Paramedical staff of our department.
    • The Mobile ICU which is run by our hospital is fully equipped with a Ventilator, Defibrillator, AED, pulse oximeters, Cardiac monitor, Suction, Spine board, Scoop Trolley, Cardiac pacing Device kit, Ambu resuscitation kit containing all mediations & incubation equipments etc .Mobile ICU is a responsible unit meant to treat & transport all types of critically ill patients from the periphery to our hospital.
    • Fully geared up team to face challenges, as in Massive Poly trauma, mass causalities, Natural disaster etc.
    • Emergency operating Theatre attached to the Department to perform life saving surgeries.
    • Bedside monitors, AED, Defibrillators, Ventilators, Syringe pumps, Pulse Oximeters are all the mandatory equipments for all our triage beds.
    • Dedicated emergency team comprising of ACLS & ATLS trained Doctors, Nursing Staff, Para medical, under the able leadership & guidance of our Chief Emergency Physician.
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