Affilation: Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Ireland
Journal Associated: Journal of Clinical Intensive Care and Medicine
I, Dr. Pradipta Bhakta (MD, DNB, MNAMS, FCAI), have graduated in medicine from Calcutta University, West Bengal, India in 1995. Then I did my postgraduation in Anaesthesiology for University College of Medicine, West Bengal, India in 2001. After working about 1 year in West Bengal, I joined as senior Resident in anaesthesia in All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India the premier medical institute of India. After that (2006) I moved to Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman and worked there for 6 years initially as registrar and then as senior registrar before coming to Ireland in 2012. In Ireland I worked in several hospitals in rotational training as well as working experience as SHO and Registrar. Presently I am working as registrar in University Genral Hospital Kerry, Tralee, Ireland. I did publish my first publication in Indian Journal of anaesthesia in 2000. Now I have 44 national, international publications to my credit. I am reviewer of eminent jounals like British Journal of Anaesthesia, European Journal of Anaesthesia, Journal of Clinical Anaesthesia, Indian Journal of Anaesthesia, Acta Anaesthesiologica Taiwanica. I am in editorial board of about 12 journals. I have done my first study in Kolkata, India on intranasal midazolam as premedication in paediatric patients which is published in Indian Journal of Anaesthsia. I did my dissertation on efficacy of propofol based anaesthesia in reduction of postoperative nausea and vomiting in laparoscopic surgeries which is under process of publication. I have practiced anaesthesia since 1998. My areas of intereast are regional anaesthesia, ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia, acute pain management, intensive care. Recently I have passed fellowship in anaesthesia in Ireland and will be giving the final examination of European Diploma in Regional Anaesthesia this year. My aim is to pursue my career in chronic pain management. Along with me professional engagement I want to continue my zeal and interest in academics both in publication and as teacher.
Regional anaesthesia, Ultrasound in anaesthesia, Intensive Care.