• Hosted by SOAPC and BIACH&RI


Dr. Vijay Gottumukala

  • Deputy Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas - USA
  • Program Director for Cancer Anesthesiology Fellowship
  • Medical Director for the Program for Advancement of Perioperative Cancer CarE (PACE)
  • Associate Head for the Institute for Cancer Care Innovation (ICCI) at MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Interests - Developing Onco-Anesthesiology as a sub specialty, Enhanced Recovery Programs, Patient-centric Value based care delivery, and improving perioperative and long term oncological outcomes.
  • Over 100 peer reviewed manuscripts, reviews, book chapters and international lectures

Dr. J.V. Divatia

  • Professor and Head, Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
  • Editor-in-Chief, Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
  • President, Society of Oncoanaesthesia and Perioperative Care
  • Past- President of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Past-President, All-India Difficult Airway Association
  • Over 100 publications in national and international journals
  • Presentations in several international, national and state conferences

Dr. Jyotsna Goswami

  • Senior Consultant and Head, Anaesthesia & Critical Care, Tata Medical Center Kolkata
  • Active research and audit in oncoanaesthesia
  • Multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Interests - Perioperative medicine, Oncoanaesthesia & perioperative care, Hepatobiliary surgery, Liver transplantation

Dr. Ganapathy Muthuswamy

  • Senior Consultant Anaesthetist, Hamad General Hospital, Doha QATAR
  • FCAI (Fellow of College of Anaesthetists of Ireland)
  • Interests in TEE, POCUS
  • Invited faculty for several national and international conferences

Dr. Anil Gupta

  • Associate Professor and Senior Consultant, Perioperative Medicine and Intensive Care, Institution: Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Research: Original Publications (peer reviewed, international) > 75, Reviews (including systematic reviews) > 10, Book chapters > 10, Case reports and letters > 15
  • International Faculty and Speaker
  • Guide for post graduates and PhD students

Dr. Dilip Thakar

  • Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Cardiology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • Section Chief Thoracic and Cardiovascular Anesthesia
  • Director of Medical Education
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Cardiac Pacing and Cardioversion Defibrillation for the Physician by NASPExAM, Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography by National Board of Echocardiography.

Dr. Olakunle Idowu

  • Assistant Professor in Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Critical Care
  • Awarded the Presidential Citation by SCCM and is certified in Medical Quality (CMQ)
  • Academic interests : Critical care Echo, trainee education, and quality improvement

Dr. Raghu S Thota

  • Professor, Tata Memorial Centre (Homi Bhabha National Institute)
  • Fellowship in pain management (Singapore).
  • Founder secretary of Society of OncoAnaesthesia and PeriOperative Care (SOAPC), Organizing secretary of 1st SOAPCCON2018,
  • Received multiple awards, publication of chapters and papers

Dr. Rakesh Garg

  • Associate Professor,Anaesthesiology, Critical Care, Pain and Palliative Medicine,DR BRAIRCH, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  • Total of 290 publications (International and National), authored 20 chapters in Books, editor of 2 books
  • Editorial Board member and Journal reviewer of manyInternational and National journals.
  • Core Member for formulation of Guidelines, Courses and Programs
  • Faculty for several National/ International conferences and workshops

Dr. Raj Tobin

  • Director and Head,Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Management,Max Superspeciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi.
  • Special Interest -Onco anaesthesia, Anesthesia for Renal Transplant and robotic surgeries, Regional Anesthesia and Patient Safety
  • Conducting IPSA(Interventional Perioperative Sonography Association) workshops and conference and IDRA examination.

Dr. Rajesh Holalu

  • Senior consultant and Head, Department of Anaesthesiology, HCG Hospital, Bangalore
  • EC member, SOAPC
  • Organizing secretary of Onco Anaesthesia conference (COAPAC)2015 in Bangalore
  • Area of interest:HIPEC and Robotic Onco Surgery, ERAS in HPB Surgery, Reconstructive flap surgery

Dr. Raghavendra R

  • Director ReLeaf Pain Centres, Consultant& HeadPain and Palliative care, CYTECARE HOSPITAL, Bangalore
  • Secretary ISSP Karnataka Chapter.
  • Fellowship in pain services (SGH) Singapore, Fellow of interventional pain practice (WIP) USA, Msc in palliative medicine (cardiff) UK

Dr. Bankim Shah

  • Director and HOD of Anesthesia at HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad, Consultant Anesthetist HCG multi-specialty hospital, Ahmedabad, Senior Anesthetist and DNB teacher, Sterling Hospital, Ahmedabad.
  • Special interest : Difficult Airway, low flow and Advance hemodynamic monitors
  • Jointly devised objective scoring system for need of post-operative tracheostomy in head and neck malignancy
  • Attended various national and state conference as Faculty