Dr. Shishir Chandrashekhar | Best Pediatric Anaesthetist in Bangalore | Anesthesiologists in Bangalore | Sakra World Hospital
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Dr. Shishir Chandrashekhar is among the leading anesthesiologist in Bangalore, appointed as a Senior Consultant & HOD - Anaesthesia & OT Management in the Department of Anaesthesia at Sakra World Hospital. He was a consultant paediatric anaesthetist at the world-renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in central London prior to his relocation to India. He has completed his MBBS and MD (Anaesthesiology) from the prestigious Mysore Medical College (MMC) where he was the best outgoing post-graduate and a rank holder in his MD exam. 

In order to further hone his skills, he went to the UK where he completed his FRCA and super-specialised in some of the best hospitals in the country like the Royal London, London Chest, and Broomfield hospitals, gaining a certificate of completion of higher specialist training (CCT) in anaesthesia. He completed prestigious clinical and research fellowships in paediatric anaesthesia and intensive care at GOSH which is an international centre of excellence in pediatrics.

In addition to the vast clinical experience gained during his 12 years in the UK, Dr Shishir has also got several publications, presentations, and articles in peer-reviewed international journals.

Being the top anaesthesia specialist in Bangalore, he is passionate about clinical quality, patient safety, and improving the communication and other non-technical skills of clinicians.
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) – Awarded by Postgraduate Medical Education Training Board, UK- 2012
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) - UK, 2006
  • MD (Anaesthesiology)- Mysore Medical College – 2003
  • MBBS- Mysore Medical College - 2000
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Frequently Asked Questions

Like all medical specialities, anaesthesia is also evolving all the time. It is continuously improving in terms of the equipment and technology we have. Feedback from patients has increased as well. Drugs are getting safer; they are getting better and more precise. Doctors are getting a better understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology of diseases. But primarily, what is changed is the culture of teamwork. Anaesthesia is often compared with aviation. It involves effective communication, resource management, and situational awareness.

Children are more fragile than adults. Children undergoing anaesthesia cause great emotional distress not only to them but to their parents as well. Technical procedures can be difficult to perform in children. Anaesthesiologist needs to take more care while titrating the drug, requires a greater degree of precession in the choice of drugs, and airway management, which involves a smaller margin of safety. The philosophy of care is different for children than adults.

Make them feel comfortable. Parents should tell a bit about the surgery but not in detail. Also, not giving them the right info might make them lose trust in medical professionals and hospitals. The idea must be conveyed in a way that they are taking him/her to the hospital to have something at the end at which they will feel better.

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