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Dr. Parimala B
Dr. Parimala B MBBS, DA, DNB (Anaesthesiology)
Consultant Anaesthesiologist,
Dept of Anaesthesiology, NU Hospitals

Dr. Parimala B, Consultant Anaesthesiologist at NU hospitals has done her M.B.B.S from meritorious Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute. She completed D.A (Diploma in Anaesthesiology) from prestigious Mysore Medical College. For further training in anaesthesia, she joined The Bangalore Hospital, Bangalore for DNB Anaesthesia recognized by National Board of Examinations, New Delhi and secured GOLD MEDAL in 2009. She has adequate experience in all specialities of anaesthesia like general surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology with special training in IVF, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Urology, Ophthalmology, Daycare anaesthesia and many more.

Vision:

Dr. Parimala strongly believes that anaesthesiologist is a perioperative physician. The care begins in the preoperative period, continues during the intraoperative period and ends with postoperative care. Physical and intellectual presence of anesthetist throughout the surgery is essential to take care of the expected and unexpected events. She takes pride in being completely responsible for the patient whether they are awake or asleep and make sure patient is stable, comfortable and pain-free during the postoperative period. In her words, “I am proud to say We care when you are not aware and believe patient safety is the first priority”.

Academic interests :

Special areas of interest in anaesthesia are pediatric anaesthesia, USG anaesthesia, and difficult airway.

Has been attending various conferences and CME s to update my knowledge and skills; National conference, South zone and State conference, RACE, APGAP, ARC to name a few.

Memberships:

  • International Anaesthesia Research Society – NO. 2502920
  • Indian Society of Anaesthesia.

Publications:

  • Comparative evaluation of two different loading doses of dexmedetomidine with midazolam – fentanyl for sedation in vitreoretinal surgery under peribulbar anaesthesia. Indian Journal of Anaesthesia 2016; 60: 89-93.
  • Dexmedetomidine versus midazolam – fentanyl for vitreoretinal surgery. Ofisa newsletter 2013.

Additional skills:

Trained in Ultrasound-guided regional anaesthesia which is a recent development in anaesthesia and is going to be the future of anaesthesia.

Attended the workshop and trained in Echocardiography, an add-on skill to anesthesiologist.

Done course on Simulation-based anaesthesia at Ramaiah Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore.

Trained and completed ACLS course from Manipal Hospital, Bangalore.

Conference/Workshop presentation:

  • Conducted Paediatric Urology Workshop (Bladder Augmentation & Ureteric Reimplant Surgery)
  • Attended Cardiac Anaesthesia – CME 2007
  • Attended 1st National Conference of Anaesthesia for Renal Transplant Surgery, May 10-11 2008 at Coimbatore
  • Lead Anaesthetist for Workshop on Laparoscopic Urology Surgery, May 31, 2008, at NU Hospitals
  • Lead Anaesthetist for Workshop on Laser’s and Flexi-Renoscopy in Renal Calculus Management, June 21, 2008, at NU Hospitals
  • Attended 9th SAARC Anaesthesia Congress, held in Bangalore, Aug 2011
  • Invited as faculty in Regional Convention on Patient Safety, Organised by AMC Bangalore chapter in association with RGUHS Bangalore to speak on – Improving Hand Hygiene in Healthcare set up on Oct 20, 2012.
  • Attended ISACON 2012 at Ondore, Dec 26-29.
  • Attended Advancing the Art and Science of Regional Anaesthesia in 5th National Conference Academy of Regional Anaesthesia of India on 25-26th September 2015 at J.N. Tata Auditorium, Bangalore.

Papers Presented:

  • Lecture on “Post-Operative – Pain Care” at the CME program on Nephrology and Urology, held at TCR-NU Kidney Hospitals, Krishnagiri on 9th March 2014
  • Presented a paper on anaesthesia for Transplant Surgery at the CME program on Nephro-Uro Transplant anaesthesia, held at NU West, Bangalore on 6th September 2015.
  • Presented a paper on Post-Operative Pain Management at the CME program on Nephro-Uro Transplant anaesthesia, held at NU West, Bangalore on 6th September 2015.

NU Hospitals has been pioneering in Nephrology, Urology and Fertility (IVF) treatment over the last 20 years. Our highly specialised experts are richly experienced in treating rare and complex conditions. It was one of the first in Karnataka to conduct a successful kidney transplantation surgery and also the first to equip Urology department with the most advanced flexible endoscopes. Having a robust team of subspecialty specific urology team at NU has significantly improved the overall success rates. Men’s Health Clinic is one of its kind in South-India dealing with Men’s Sexual and Reproductive Health. Our Male and Female Fertility (IVF) specialists comprehensively support the couples with the latest treatment and heartfelt compassion every step along the path to parenthood. At NU, every aspect of healthcare is coordinated and the entire team works together to provide exactly the care one needs. We are constantly updating the policies and collaborations to ensure that people in need are getting access to the most cutting-edge care and treatment.


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