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Dr. Aayush Chawla

Consultant

Department

Anesthesiology

Qualification

MBBS, MD, IDCCM, IFCCM

Dr Aayush Chawla is an Anaesthesiologist and Intensivist who has more than 10 years of work experience in the field of Critical Care Medicine. He did his MBBS and MD (Anaesthesiology) from the prestigious Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He later worked as a Consultant in Fortis Escorts Hospital, Faridabad and Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. During these years he got well trained in managing critically ill patients admitted to ICU and has played an important role in saving many lives. He developed a passion in the field of Critical Care Medicine and has been involved in academic activities throughout his career.

He has been a faculty in several state and national conferences. He is a founder member of Fluid Academy of India which promotes academic activities in judicious use of intravenous fluids. He has special interest in airway management, hemodynamic monitoring, mechanical ventilation and ultrasonography in ICU. He has been a strong promoter of antibiotic stewardship and infection control practices in hospital.

  • MBBS (IMS,BHU 2007)
  • MD Anaesthesia (IMS,BHU 2012)
  • IDCCM
  • IFCCM
  • Airway management
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Hemodynamic monitoring
  • Point of care ultrasonography in ICU
  • Antibiotic stewardship and Infection control

Certifications

  • ACLS Provider 

Awards

  • Gold Medalist in Preventive and Social Medicine (PSM)
  • Gold Medalist in MD Anaesthesiology
  • Received Award of Excellence for outstanding contribution to Critical Care Medicine in India in CRITICARE 2018
  1. Unusual surgical emergency in a patient of dengue haemorrhagic fever : spontaneous rectus sheath haematoma leading to abdominal compartment syndrome (BMJ Case Reports  2018 ; doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-225936) 
  2. Cumulative Fluid Balance and Outcome of Extubation: A Prospective Observational Study from a General Intensive Care Unit. Indian J Crit Care Med 2018;22:767-72. 
  3. Outcome of Prophylactic NIV Following Planned Extubation in High risk Patients: A Two-year Prospective Observational Study. Indian J Crit Care Med 2020;24(12):1185–1192. 
  4. Implementation of a Revised Montpellier Bundle on the Outcome of Intubation in Critically Ill Patients: A Quality Improvement Project. Indian J Crit Care Med 2022; 26 (10):1106-1114. 
  5. New Antibiotic Prescription Pattern in Critically Ill Patients (“Ant-critic”): Prospective Observational Study from an Indian Intensive Care Unit. Indian J Crit Care Med 2022;26(12):1275–1284.