Dr. Sheetal Awhad
MBBS, DA, MD (Anesthesiology)
Consultant - ICU / Anaesthesia
Dr Sheetal had her undergraduate training at the prestigious Christian Medical College, Vellore and went on to do her further training in Anesthesiology at the same center.
After her post-graduation she worked at the well-known institution BM Birla Heart Research Centre in Kolkata where she honed her skills in cardiac Anesthesia.
She then joined as Assistant Professor in Anesthesiology at CMC, Vellore and was teaching faculty for under graduate and post graduate trainees. She has a keen interest in Advanced Cardiac life support and was American heart Association certified BCLS/ACLS instructor.
She subsequently moved to Singapore where she worked at Ng Teng Fong, General Hospital, under the National University Health System. While in Singapore she acquired advanced skills in Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia and Simulation Training apart from her regular work. Dr Sheetal is Trauma certified (ATLS) and can handle complex surgical cases in elective and emergency settings.
Research / Publications
- Spinal Anesthesia for laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Comparison of Spinal Anesthesia with General Anesthesia for laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.
- Isolated lower lip edema: A rare complication of prone positioning. J Anaesthesiol Clin pharmacol. 2017 Apr-Jun;33(2):274-275
Text book Chapters
- Cirrhosis of the liver in Children- Understanding Paediatric Anaesthesia.
- Intestinal Obstruction in Children-Understanding Paediatric Anaesthesia.
- Regional Anesthesia
- Simulation Training