Most people think of their anesthesiologist only as the "doctor behind the mask" who helps them sleep through surgery and who wakes them up when surgery is over. The anesthesiologist in fact plays a vital role in the patient's life. The responsibility of safely maintaining the patient's vital signs right through the medical/surgical procedure, in addition to management of pain during and after procedures, lies solely with the Anesthesiologist.
Our Anesthesiology Unit comprising of a team of highly experienced and proficient anesthesiologists and duly updated Medical and Paramedical personnel is in-fact the cornerstone of our hospital's success as a major trauma and surgical center. The keen medical acumen and wide range of medical expertise exhibited by this team has contributed tremendously to our growing recognition as the apex center for Minimally Invasive Surgery and other Surgical Procedures.
Dr. Shaji P. G. is currently serving with Sunrise Hospital as Senior Consultant Anesthesiologist since March 2010, shouldering multiple responsibilities to manage the Department of Anesthesia. Looking into his professional carrier, he had worked as Consultant Anesthesiologist at Indo American Hospital Brain and spine center, Vaikom for more than 12 years. Also worked as an Anesthesiologist at Lissie Hospital for more than 4 years. He successfully completed his M.B.B.S. from Calicut medical college in 1988 and finished his MD from BJMC, Ahmedabad in 1993.
Dr. Sayooj M. Mukundan had completed his M.B.B.S. from Calicut Medical College, Diploma in Anesthesia in 2012 from Calicut Medical College and achieved his DNB from Lourdes Hospital in 2016. He has 6 months experience in Calicut Medical College and 6 months he worked with co-operative Hospital, Trichur.
Dr. Hans Ambooken is proficient in all aspects of anesthesia, including those for cardiac surgeries, neurosurgeries, vascular surgeries, GI surgeries, pediatric surgeries, obstetric surgeries, labor analgesia. He can administer and manage anesthesia for cardiac surgeries such as CABG on and off cardio-pulmonary bypass pump, ASD and VSD closures, valve repair and replacement surgeries in both adult and pediatric patients and major vascular surgeries such as aortic dissection repair. He completed his M.D. in Anesthesiology from Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune in 2012. He had done M.B.B.S from Universal College Of Medical Sciences, Nepal in 2005. Taken up Internship Universal College of Medical Sciences, Nepal (2005-06). His working experience is spread across as, Consultant Anesthetist Rainbow Children’s Hospital, Bangalore; as Associate consultant in Anesthesiology for 2yrs from Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore; as Junior Resident for 3 years from Bharati Hospital, Pune ; as Junior Resident In Dept. of Medicine for 9mnths in Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, Thrissur, and as Junior Resident in Dept. of Pediatrics for 5 months at Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur, Kerala.
Dr. Anu Ambooken, after completing her MBBS in 2009 from Amala Institue of Medical Science, she worked as a Casualty Medical Officer at Dhanya Hospital, Chalakudy and as a Junior resident in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Medical Centre, Ernakulam. Thereafter become a postgraduate resident in St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore. Also proved her career growth as Junior Consultant in the Department of Anesthesiology from General Hospital, Pala. By 2015 she was qualified as MD Anesthesia.
We, at Sunrise Hospital, believe in educating our patients thoroughly on their conditions and the proposed procedures, along with the expected results. We understand the importance of doctor-patient relations and ensure that our team is extremely warm, caring and approachable. We ensure that we spend adequate time with each patient, to clear their doubts or fears to make them as comfortable as possible. This also gives us more time to evaluate the patient on all aspects, which is essential for the selection and administration of the right type and measure of anesthesia, which in turn is dependent on the physical and the medical history of the patient.
In addition to administering anesthesia medications before the surgery, the anesthesiologist also will:
Please feel free to direct any questions or express any of your concerns to your anesthesiologist. Your anesthesiologist wants to make your surgical and anesthesia experience as safe and pleasant as possible.