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The Indian Anaesthetists' Forum
India's first free online journal of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Management (Since January 2000)
(Online ISSN 0973-0311)

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Dr. Anjan Trikha
Professor, Department of Anaesthesia, All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

Graduate from UCMS New New Delhi. MD from PGIMER Chandigarh.
Have been invited as a faculty for teaching programmes in many parts of the country and Malaysia. Worked as a full time consulatnt for 2 years in Wellington Public Hospital, Wellington, New Zealand.
Special interests: Simulation and Anaesthesia. Difficult Airway, Regional anesthesia including obstetrical anesthesia and Intensive Care.

Dr. Mary Korula
Professor & Head, Dept. of Anaesthesia, MD and DNB examiner. In-Charge of Acute pain Services.

Special Interests: Acute Pain management, Cardiac & Pediatric anaesthesia. Study leave for 3 years in - St. James and Trinity College, Dublin and Royal Adelaide and Women & Children's hospital, Australia. Observer posts in Pain management at Johns Hopkins, USA and Sloane Kettering, USA.
Sabbatical - Associate professor in - University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia, Professor & Senior Consultant -Sultan Qaboos University, Oman Senior fellowship training in Cardiac transplantation 2006 January at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK.
External Expert: WHO normative guidelines in Pain management, Delphi study Geneva 2007.
Special Interest group of Acute Pain - IASP (International Association for Study of Pain).
Council member of Pain Academy of India, Fellow of the Indian College of Anaesthesia, Member of the TASK FORCE of IASP for the Global year of Acute Pain and of the Education Wing of IASP for 4years.

Dr. P. N. Jain
Professor, Department of Anaesthesia & Pain Management, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.

Field of Interest: Chronic and Cancer Pain Management.

Dr. S. C. Parakh
Dr. S. C. Parakh is one of the very few anaesthesiolgogists who also holds post graduate qualifications in law.

He did the graduation in 1972 from SMS Medical College, Jaipur and Postgraduation in Anaesthesia in 1980 from RNT Medical College, Udaipur. Thereafter he did LLB and LLM (Graduation & Postgraduation in Law) from Osmania University, Hyderabad. He has been advising the anaesthsiologists on medicolegal problems through Indian Journal of Anaesthesia as well as through lectures and talks at various conferences.

Dr. S. Manimala Rao
Head Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Yashoda Hospital, Hyderabad

D.A. (LOND) 1968, UK, MD AIIMS 1972, New Delhi.
Posts Held: DEAN NIMS, 1996 1999, Professor & Head, Department of Anaesthesia, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Consultant in Iran 1975 79 She has been in editorial board of many journals.
Special Interest Cardiac Anaesthesia, Critical Care, Education & Cadaver Transplantation.

Dr. Yatin Mehta
Chairman, Medanta Institute of Critical Care and Anaesthesiology. Gurgaon

MD From AIIMS, DNB in 1982, FRCA in 1984 from Queens University Hospital, Nottingham, UK.
Posts Held: Director, Anaesthesiology & Critical Care, Escorts Heart Institute & Research Centre, New Delhi Visiting consultant to Uppsala Cardiothoracic Department. He is teacher and examiner for Fellowship in Critical Care and Cardiac Anaesthesia, National Board of Examinations and ISCCM fellowship. He is on editorial board of many journals.