Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Balu Bhaskar

Designation: Head of Adult Intensive Care Unit - Intensivist
Specialty: Critical Care Medicine
Languages: English, Hindi/Urdu, Gujarati, Malayalam

Contact Info

Designation: Head of Adult Intensive Care Unit - Intensivist
Specialty: Critical Care Medicine
Languages: English, Hindi/Urdu, Gujarati, Malayalam

Core Competencies

  • Management of advanced critically ill patients
  • Core ICU procedures
  • Advance airway management and Tracheostomy
  • Advanced invasive haemodynamic monitoring
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic Bronchoscopy
  • Extra corporeal membrane oxygenator insertion and management
  • Bedside Cardiac and lung ultrasound
  • Anaesthesia for Bed side procedures both regional and general
  • Advanced Burns Management
  • Advanced Trauma Care
  • Continuous renal replacement therapy
  • BCLS, ACLS, PALS,FCCS,BASIC, ATLS

Brief Profile

Dr Balu Bhaskar has an extensive experience in the field of Intensive Care Medicine. He has worked across Australia and UAE showcasing his clinical and teaching acumen. He graduated from India as a Cardiac Anaesthetist and completed his Critical care fellowship in Australia working in several recognised centres of excellence. He has extensive experience of more than 15 years in extra corporeal life support including Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO). He also holds a Diploma in cardiac ultrasound and currently completing his Masters in hospital administration with Monash university, Australia.
Apart from being attached with hospitals as a senior ICU consultant, He is also an Adjunct Professor, a Reviewer of Peer Review Journals and has held several leadership roles. His teaching experience too spans across the globe, and he has been associated with various Universities and takes part in many prestigious courses as an organiser and tutor all over the world.

Qualifications

  • FCICM-Fellow of College of Intensive Care Medicine, Australia
  • Dip CU-Diploma in Cardiac Ultrasonography, Melbourne University
  • ECMO Diploma-La Pitié International Diploma in ECMO & Temporary Respiratory/Circulatory Support
  • FCCP-Fellow College of Chest Physicians, USA
  • FCICM-Fellow of Joint Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine, Australia and New Zealand
  • MD – Master of Medicine, Anaesthesiology, Saurashtra University, India
  • MBBS – Calicut University, India

Memberships

  • College of Intensive Care medicine, Australia and New Zealand
  • American College of Chest Physicians

Nationality: Australian

Number of Years of Experience: 25 years