Medical Superintendent (M.S.)


Present Address : 269, AWHO Colony, Ambabari Jaipur (Rajasthan) 302012
Office Address (till 30 Jun 2013):- Command Hospital Eastern Command Alipore Road, Kolkata (WB) 700 027
Decoration : Sena Medal
Date of Birth : 01 Jul 1954
Date of Employment (commission in Army):21 Aug 1978
Date of Retirement from Army:30 Jun 2013
Mobile : 91+9051207300


Dr.(Brig.)R.K.Singh
Pacific Medical College & Hospital Bheelon Ka Bedla
Udaipur. Rajasthan – 313001

Present appointments held:

  • Prof and HOD - Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive care and Pain management at MCI recognised post graduate teaching super speciality hospital.
  • Dean academics - For post graduate teaching in ten specialties and B Sc& M Sc Nursing.
  • Deputy Commandant - Deputy Chief Executive Officer of a 760 bedded superspecialty, MCI recognised post graduate teaching hospital and Nursing College.
  • Senior Executive Medical Officer - Handling issues of preventive and promotive health care in Kolkata Military Garrison.
  • Chairman - Hospital Ethical Committee.
  • Chairman - Hospital Infection Control and Antibiotic Policy Committee.

Honours and awards while serving in the Army:

  • Sena Medal(2000) -Sena Medal (distinguished) in year 2000 by The President of India on the eve of Republic day for distinguished service of exceptionally high order in the face of enemy during “Operation Vijay” the Kargil War.
  • GOC in C (WC) Commendation(1999) - For my commitment and dedication to patient care and there by setting an example for others.

Qualifications:

  • MB BS(1976)-SMS Medical College, Jaipur. University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.
  • MD Anaesthesiology(1984)-Armed Forces Medical College Pune. University of Poona.

Experience as Anaesthesiologist ( >28 years):-

  • Professor , Dean &DyComdt May 2011 till 30 Jun 2013 - Appointed Professor by West Bengal University of Health Sciences
  • Consultant &Comdt Jul2009 to Apr 2011-Equivalent to Professor
  • Senior Adviser (2004- 2009) -Equivalent to Professor at Command Hospital Kolkata and Udhampur.
  • Classified specialist (1991- 2003) -Equivalent to Associate Professor at Command Hospital Chandigarh and various multi-speciality Military Hospitals.
  • Graded Specialist (1985-1990) -Equivalent to an assistant professor at various multi-speciality Military Hospitals.

Teaching Experience (13 years):-

  • 23 Dec 1984 to 02 Jul 1987 -92 Base Hospital C/O 56 APO
  • 13 Oct 1998 to 28 Oct 2001 -Command Hospital, Chandimandir
  • 04 Apr 2004 to 14 Aug 2006 -Command Hospital (EC), Kolkata
  • 15 Aug 2006 to 30 Jun 2009 -Command Hospital, Udhampur (J&K)
  • 27 Apr 2011 to 30 Jun 2013 -Command Hospital (EC) Kolkata
  • 01 Aug 2013 to Till date-Pacific Medical College, Udaipur

Administrative Experience:

  • 05 Nov 1995 to 12 Oct 1998 -Officer Commanding 1253 MSU
  • 02 Apr 2004 to 14 Aug 2006 -Head of Department (HOD) Command Hospital (EC), Kolkata
  • 15 Aug 2006 to 30 Jun 2009 -Head of Department (HOD) Command Hospital (NC), Udhampur
  • 01 Jul 2009 to 26 Apr 2011 -CEO (Commandant) Military Hospital, Jodhpur, a 499 bed multi speciality hospital.
  • 27 Apr 2011 to 30 Jun 2013 -Dy CEO (Dy Commandant), Command Hospital (EC), Kolkata, a 760 bed super speciality Hospital and Nursing College recognised by MCI & NCI respectively for conducting Post Graduate courses.
  • 01 Aug 2013 to Till date -Addl Med Superintendent Pacific Medical College Hospital, Udaipur

Experience as Post Graduate Student

  • PG Student (Dec 82-Dec 84)-Full time in service post-graduation leading to MD Anaesthesiology

Experience as Medical Officer

  • Medical Officer (Aug 78 - Dec 82) -At various locations in the Army

Experience as houseman

  • Housemanship(Jul 77-Aug 78) -Full time resident in Anaesthesiology at SMS Medical College, Jaipur

Internship:

  • Jul 76 to Jun 77 -12 Months rotatory Internship at SMS Medical College, Jaipur

Medical Council Registration:

  • MB BS -Registered at Rajasthan Medical Council vide Registration No 6966 Dated 24 May 1978.
  • MD Anaesthesiology -Registered at Rajasthan Medical Council vide Registration No 002000/6966 Dated 09 Nov 1993.

Membership of Professional bodies:

  • Life Membership No SS 1169 -Indian Society of Anaesthesiology (ISA).
  • Life Membership No S-481-L Dated 24 Jul 2007- Research Society of Anaesthesiology and Clinical Pharmacology (RSACP).

Post Graduate Examiner ship:

  • MD Anaesthesiology May 2012 -West Bengal University of Health Sciences.
  • MD Anaesthesiology May 2013 -West Bengal University of Health Sciences.
  • DNB Anaesthesiology Sep 2011-National Board of Examinations
  • DNB Anaesthesiology Mar 2013 -National Board of Examinations

Number of students guided:

  • 2011-2012-two
  • 2012-2013-Two

International Conference attended & paper presented:

  • 2007-Presented a paper “Trauma in Counter insurgency operations – a service hospital experience” during 5th Multinational Military Medicine Conference held from 17 Sep 07 to 19 Sep 07 at US Naval Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan.

National Conferences attended:

  • ISA National-1984, 1994, 1997, 2005, 2007
  • RSACP-2006
  • City Br ISA, Kolkata-Periodically
  • CMEs Updates-At the Command Hospital every week, every month and yearly Inter Command CME.
  • Guest lectures-As and when arranged by the hospital and City branch of ISA.

Paper published:

  • JOACP-Case report- “The Value of Damage Control Philosophy & Physiologic Resucitation in Managing Thoraco-abdominal Trauma” in Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology Vol 25 No1 pages 95-96 ( J AnaesthclinPharmacol 2009; 25(1); 95-96)
  • JOACP (accepted for publication in Sep 13 issue) -Is fibreoptic bronchoscopy a must prior to one lung ventilation in a SitusInversus patient? Accepted by Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology
  • MJAFI 1985-Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation in post-operative pain relief .MJAFI 1985.
  • IJA 1986-A comparison between pre-treatments with Curare, Gallamine&Pancuronium in taming Succinylcholine induced increase in Intra Ocular tension. Indian Journal of Anaesthesia.1986.
  • MJAFI 2015-Comparative analysis of changes in MR images of pre and post intrauterine progesterone implants in adenomyosis cases.

International:

  • Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases Research Vol 6 Issue 1 Jan-Mar 2015-Unusual case of congenital aneurysm of proximal pulmonary artery causing lung collapse.

Research activity:-:

  • 1999- 2001 -Co-worker in the Armed Forces Medical Research Committee project No 3073/2001 “Correlation of jugular venous Oximetery with cerebral antioedima measures in cases of severe head injury and other Neurosurgical catastrophes: published in Medical Journal of the Armed Forces of India..

Chairperson at:

  • 2005-Chaired a session on “Mechanical Ventilation “during ISACON 2005.
  • 2008-Chaired a session at National Conference on Emerging trends in Anaesthesiology and Critical care held at Command Hospital (CC) Lucknow from 30 Aug 08 to 31 Aug 08.
  • 2008-Chaired a session at National Conference on Trauma in CI Ops held at CHNC on 24-25 May 2008.

Organising abilities:

  • 2005-President Organizing Committee National Level Work shop on Mechanical Ventilation as part of ISACON 2005 at the Command Hospital, Kolkata.
  • 2006-Live work shop on minimally invasive surgery at Command Hospital, Kolkata on 14 & 15 Jan 2006.
  • 2006-President Organizing Committee for Continuing Medical Education on “Sepsis-Find it fast & manage it early”.
  • 2006-President Organizing Committee for Continuing Medical Education on sterilization- Newer concepts.
  • 2008-Chaired a session on “Maxillofacial Trauma” Inter Command CME at Command Hospital (NC), Udhampur.

Some high profile patients managed:

  • HE Mr Viren J Shah erstwhile Governor of West Bengal.
  • Justice BM Sen former Chief Justice of Assam high court
  • Surg Vice Admiral D Ghosh, VSM (retd) DGMS Navy.
  • Successful anaesthetic management of a 102 yrs old case of fracture neck of femur.