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Dr. Rajesh Kumar Pande

Director & Sr. Consultant
BLK Centre for Critical Care

 

Qualification

  • PDCC: Cardiac Anaesthesia, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, India
  • MD: Anaesthesiology, GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, India
  • MBBS: GSVM Medical College, India


Experience

Presently working as a Director & Sr. Consultant in Critical Care Medicine Department at BLK Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi

Previous Experience:

  • Senior Consultant & Head: Department of Critical Care Medicine at Fortis Hospital, Noida.
  • Associate Professor & Head: Department of Anaesthesiology & Critical Care. BP Koirala Institute of health Sciences, Nepal
  • Consultant in Critical Care Medicine & Casualty Co-ordinator: Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi
  • Assistant professor: Department of Cardiac Anaesthesia, AIIMS, New Delhi
  • Assistant Professor: Department of Anaesthesiology, Government Medical College, Kota, Rajasthan
  • Senior Residency & Fellowship: Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Post Graduate Medical Sciences, Lucknow (India)
  • Advanced training in Critical Care: Erasme Hospital, Brussels (Belgium) 


Speciality Interest

Life-threatening infections, Organization of ICU Services, Antimicrobial resistance & Infection Control, Sepsis & Septic Shock, Advanced therapies in Septic shock syndromes, Ventilatory and non-Ventilatory strategies in ARDS, End of life care issues, High altitude medicine


Awards and Achievements

  • Presidential citation
    • 2014: Dedicated & outstanding contribution in Critical Care by Indian society of Critical Care Medicine
    • 2013: Dedicated & outstanding contribution in Critical Care by Indian society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Fellowship
    • 2013: American College of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM)
    • 2012: Indian College of Critical Care Medicine (FICCM)
  • Citation for Outstanding Contribution in the field of Emergency Medicine in India
    • 2006: American Academic for Emergency Medicine in India & Society of Emergency Medicine in India Physicians of Indian Origin (USA)
  • Certificate of Honours
    • Preventive & Social Medicine

Achievements:

  • Executive member: National body of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Secretary: Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine- Delhi NCR branch
  • Teacher in Anaestheiology & Critical Care:
    • Indian Diploma & Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine by ISCCM
    • FNB in Critical Care Medicine by the National Board
    • Medical Council of India
  • International Instructor:
    • Advanced Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS)
    • Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (FCCS)
    • Basic Critical Care Course.


Membership

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine (USA)
  • European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
  • Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • International Trauma Anesthesia & Critical Care Society (India Chapter)
  • Society of Emergency Medicine in India
  • Indian Society of Anaesthesiology
  • Indian Medical Association
  • Research Society of Anesthesiology & Clinical Pharmacology (India)
  • Anaesthesiology & Resuscitation Research Forum

Research:

  • Principal Investigator 2013: Indian database for Immunonutrition result appraisal (InDIRA), Multicentre observational study, BLK Superspeciality Hospital, New Delhi.
  • Principal Investigator 2011: Rational Fluid Therapy in Asia (RAFTA), Dr. BL Kapur Memorial Hospital, New Delhi.
  • Principal Investigator 2010: Indian ICU case mix and practice patterns study (NDICAPS), Dr. BL Kapur Memorial Hospital and New Delhi.
  • Principal Investigator 2008: International, multi-center, randomized, double blind study to compare the overall mortality in acutely ill medical patients treated with enoxaparin versus placebo in addition to Graduated Elastic Stockings. ENOXA_C_01249, Fortis Hospital, Noida.
  • Co-investigator 2003-04: International, multicentre randomized controlled trial (ADDRESS trial) on the Efficacy and Safety of drotrecogin alpha in early severe sepsis. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi.

Publications: Journals

  • Breathing comfort associated with different modes of ventilation: A comparative study in non-intubated healthy Nepalese volunteers by Baral PR, Bhattarai B, Pande R, Bhandani U, Bhattacahrya A, and Tripathi M. “Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ). 2007 Jul-Sep; 5(3):302-6”
  • Chronic pain and cost: an epidemiological study in the communities of Sunsari district of Nepal by Bhattarai B, Pokhrel PK, Tripathi M, Rahman TR, Baral DD, Pande R , Bhattachaya A. “Nepal Med Coll J. 2007 Mar;9(1):6-11”
  • Continuous Arteriovenous Haemofiltration to Regulate Hyperkalaemia during Renal Transplantation: A Case Report by Mukesh Tripathi, Soma Kaushik, Pandey R. “J Indian Med Assoc 2006; 104: 650-2 & 656”
  • Scorpion sting envenomation presenting with pulmonary edema in adults: A report of seven cases from Nepal by Bhadani UK, Tripathi M, Sharma S, Pande R. “Ind J Med Scivol 60, No 1 Jan 2006”
  • Efficacy of Non-ˇInvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NIPPV) combined With mini-ˇtracheostomy n the management of difficult-ˇto-ˇ wean patients by Gupta RK, Rao BK, Singh VK, Pande R et al. “Sri Lankan Journal of Critical Care 2011; 1: 16-19”
  • Hand hygiene compliance towards WHO 5 moments of hand hygiene among nurses & physicians in high risk areas in a tertiary hospital in New Delhi, India by Pande R, Maurya V, Khanna P, Puri M, Sengupta S. “Intensive Care Medicine 2012; 38 S-1;88”
  • Vitamin D deficiency & increased serum vitamin B12 are associated with mortality in critically ill patients by Khanna P, Maurya V, Pande R. “Chest 2012; 142:934”
  • Incidence, aetiology & prevention strategies in early and late onset ventilator associated pneumonia in a tertiary care intensive care unit by Maurya V, Khanna P, Kauts V, Pande R, Sharmila S, and Chugh TD. “EurRespir J 2012;40 S-56, p 2478”
  • Safety profile, efficacy & patient comfort with propofol sedation in outpatient fibreoptic bronchoscopy by Khanna P, Maurya V, Kauts V, Pande R. ”EurRespir J 2012;40 S-56,p3574”
  • Device associated nosocomial infection in newly commissioned tertiary care centre ICU in New Delhi, India by Maurya V, Pande R, Kauts V, Saini D, Duggal S, Jain S, and Chugh TD. “Intensive Care Med 2011;37(Suppl1):S81”
  • Awareness following different techniques of General Anesthesia for Cesarean Section by Pande M, Pande R , Malhotra K, Chitra. “Asian Archives of Anaesthesiology Resuscitation. XUV, No.1 Feb 1996-25”
  • Attenuation of cardiovascular responses to laryngoscopy & Intubation comparison of Nifedipine& Captopril pretreatment by Pande R , Pande M et al. ”Asian Archives of Anaesthesiology Resuscitation. Oct - Nov 1997”
  • Death following insertion of Pulmonary Artery Catheter by Pande R , Pande M. “Journal of Nepal Medical Association Vol.19, No.3 &4, Jul-Sept/ Oct-Dec 1997”
  • High altitude Sickness: A systemic review by Pande R, Pandey M, Bhattacharya A, Rao BK. ”Asian Archives of Anaesthesiology & Resuscitation. Vol XV. Oct Nov 2003”
  • Prediction of difficult airway in ICU patients by Maurya V, Ahmed SM, Rao BK, Khan RM, Sharma SC, Pande R. “Indian J Crit Care Med 2003;7(3):192”
  • Device associated nosocomial infection in newly commissioned tertiary care centre ICU in New Delhi, India by Maurya V, Pande R, Kauts V, Saini D, Duggal S, Jain S, and Chugh TD. “Intensive Care Med 2011;37(Suppl1):S81”
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy using Ambesh T-Trach dilator Kit: A Prospective Randomized comparison with the Ciaglia Blue Rhino by Ambesh SP, Pande R , Kishore K, Gupta D. “American Society of Anesthesiology Oct 2011”
  • Acute arsenic poisoning: an unusual clinical situation by Pande R. “5th South Asian Federation of Anesthesiologists (SACA). Dhaka, Bangladesh. Feb 18-20, 2003. P 381”
  • Timing of trachesotomy by Pande R, Rao BK. ”Trauma Critical care 2003, New Delhi. 7th International Trauma Anesthesia & Critical Care Society (India Chapter) 2003, New Delhi”
  • Disaster management by Pande R. “Trauma Critical care 2003, New Delhi. 7th International Trauma Anesthesia & Critical Care Society (India Chapter) 2003, New Delhi”
  •  Looping of pulmonary artery catheter into inferior vena cava by Rao BK, Ahmed SM, Sharma SC, Anand A, Pande R et al. “Trauma Critical care 2003, New Delhi. 7th International Trauma Anesthesia & Critical Care Society (India Chapter) 2003, New Delhi”
  • Potentially lethal intrathoracic trauma resulting from bullhorn injury: A case report by Mittal S, Gupta R, Sharma SC, Pande R, Rao BK. ”Trauma Critical care 2003, New Delhi. 7th International Trauma Anesthesia & Critical Care Society (India Chapter) 2003, New Delhi”
  • Tracheostomy in ICU: Early or late by Pande R. Abstracted in “37th Annual conference of ISA Delhi Chapter. April 12-13, 2003”
  • Encephalitis and pneumonia caused by a rare fungal infection Trichosporonbeigelii by Pande R, Pande M, and Bhattacharya A. ”J Anaesth Clin Pharmacology 2000, 16 (4), p384”
  • Dilating the Murphy’s eye in percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy- A case report by Bhattarai B, Pande R.” Abstracted in abstract book 8th Annual conference of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine. 13- 17th Feb 2002”
  • Pulmonary oedema due to scorpion sting: report of 5 cases by Bhadani UK, Bhattarai B, Pande R, Tripathi M. “Abstracted in abstract book 8th Annual conference of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine. 13- 17th Feb 2002”
  • Critical Care Transport: Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Experience by Sharma SC, Suri S, Pande R. Rao BK. “p 126 Abstracted in abstract book of ITACCS 2002, Cochin”
  •  A comparison of postoperative analgesia provided by regional anaesthesia, general anaesthesia& general anaesthesia and regional anaesthesia combined in pediatrics day care surgery by Pande R, Pande M, Bhattacharya A. “International Association for the study of Pain (IASP), Vienna 22-27 August 1999 Pain in children 2: 158 p 552. Published in Abstracts of the 9th World Congress on Pain”
  • Evaluation of post-operative pain relief in pediatric patients undergoing day care surgery by Pande M, Pande R, Bhattacharya A. “J Anaesth Clin Pharmacol 1999. 15 (4) p 3888”
  • Supraclavicular brachial plexus block in pediatrics procedures by Pande R, Pande M, and Bhattacharya A. “J Anaesth Clin Pharmacol 1999. 15 (4) p 384”
  • Peripheral nerve block for closed reduction of limb fractures in children: An effective reduction of limb fractures in children: An Effective Method for pain relief by Bhadani UK, Rahman TR, Bhattarai BK, Shah BP, Pande R , Bhattacharya A. “420, 1270-P186. 10th World Congress on pain August 17-22, San Diego, California, USA. Abstracted in the abstract book of IASP”
  • Pressure support ventilation in posterior fossa surgery by Pande R. ”XLII Annual Conference Indian Society of Anesthetists. 26-30 Dec 1994. Jaipur, India”

Publications: Newspapers

  • ICU Design Basics “Express Healthcare Jan 2010”
  • Guidelines for Resuscitation & Primary Management of Trauma patients “Express Healthcare 16-30 Sept 2003”
  • Guidelines for Casualty/Emergency Department “Express Healthcare 1-15 Dec 2003”
  • Cardiovascular disease in India & the impact of lifestyle & food habits “Express Healthcare 1-15 Dec 2004”
  • Fighting the Superbug “The Hindu 28th April 2013”

Publications: Books

  • Nursing interventions in the critically ill “Shuva Das Gupta Jaypee publishers 2005”
  • ICU Protocols- A stepwise approach “Springer, New Delhi”

Editorial Board:

  • Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research
  • Health Renaissance. Published by the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal (Past)


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