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Dr. Gaurav Kakkar

Senior Consultant




MBBS, FCARCSI, Fellowship, Certificate of Completion of Training, FSNCC

Dr. Garav kakkar is a British trained Neuroanaesthetist & Neurocritical Care specialist with 22 years experience post qualification, of which 14 years were in the United Kingdom.He is a graduate from the prestigious Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. Subsequently, he was trained in the United Kingdom from 2002-2011, where he entered formal Anaesthesia Training Programme, including the Specialist Registrar training in the National Training Scheme. He completed his Fellowship in Neuroanaesthesia & Neurocritical Care from The Walton Centre for Neurosciences, Liverpool. He was awarded the Completion of Specialist Training Certificate from the General Medical Council, UK and was subsequently included in the General Medical Council’s Specialist Register. He has been trained in the leading hospitals of the United Kingdom, including The Royal London Hospital, The London Chest Hospital, Kingston Hospital, University Hospital of North Midlands & The Walton Centre for Neurosciences.
  • MBBS: AFMC, Pune. 1999
  • FCARCSI: College of Anesthetists. 2006
  • Fellowship: The Walton Centre for Neurosciences, Liverpool. 2011
  • Certificate of Completion of Training: GMC, United Kingdom. 2012
  • FSNCC: Society of Neurocritical Care, India. 2022
  • Neuroanaesthesia & Neurocritical for
  • Hyperacute Stroke Service
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Traumatic Brain & Spine Injury
  • Functional Neurosurgery
  • SNCC, India President’s Citation 2022
  • Honorary Fellowship Society of Neurocritical Care (SNCC, India) 2022
  • West Midlands Deanery Travel Bursary Award for the year 2011
Year Position Organization
2016-2022 Associate Director Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon
2012-2016 Consultant (Substantive) University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust, United Kingdom.
2010-2011 Fellowship The Walton Centre for Neurosciences NHS Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
2006-2012 Specialist Registrar (NTN) Royal College of Anaesthesia, UK
2003-2006 Senior House Officer Royal College of Anaesthesia, UK
  1. Yadav A, Swarankar N, Kakkar G. Intraoperative motor-evoked potential monitoring during minimally invasive lumbar spie surgery: Analysis of 50 cases International Journal of Scientific Research;Vol10, Issue 9, Sep 2021.
  2. Zirpe K, Dixit S, Kulkarni A, Sapra H, Kakkar G, Gupta R, Bansal A, Garg A. Pathophysiological Mechanisms and Neurological Manifestations in Covid-19. IJCCM: Vol 24 Issue 10, Oct 2020.
  3. Kakkar G, Zirpe KG, Sapra H, Dixit S, Chugh C, Nagaiyan S, et al. Practice Implications for Acute Ischemic Stroke during the COVID-19 Pandemic for the Indian Scenario: Realistic and Achievable Recommendations by the Society of Neurocritical Care (SNCC), India. Indian J Crit Care Med Sep 2020; https://www.ijccm.org/doi/ IJCCM/pdf/10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23511.
  4. Kakkar G, Griffiths S, Lynes J. Incidence of Contrast Induced Nephropathy (CIN) in patients undergoing Interventional Radiological procedures under general anaesthetic. European Journal of Anaesthesiology 29:S17 February 2012.
  5. Kakkar G, Lakhani S, Wong P, Tweedie I, Lavadpour M. Transvenous Pacing as a Pre-medication. European Journal of Anaesthesiology 29:S17 February 2012.
  6. Kakkar G, Griffiths S, Mahalingam T, Bamber M. Mode and efficacy of pain control in lumbar microdiscectomy. European Journal of Anaesthesiology Volume 28 / Supplement 48 / June 2011
  7. Kakkar G, Jutsum F, Qadir N, Crosby A. Survey of post-operative pain scores and analgesia management after neurosurgery. European Journal of Anaesthesiology; Vol 27/ Supplement 46 / Feb 2010.
  8. Kakkar G, Qadir N. Rediscovering Metaraminol. Journal of Neurosurgical Anaesthesiology: July 2009; Vol 21/ Issue 3