Karunakaran Ramaswamy

Karunakaran Ramaswamy
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Attending Physician Years Of Experience: 23
  • About the Physician

    Dr. Ramaswamy is an anesthesiologist specializing in pain relief during labor and providing safe anesthesia for surgery. Safety and patient comfort are his priority. He has more than 20 years’ experience and trained in Oxford and India. Dr. Ramaswamy joined Sidra Medicine in October 2017 and was part of the team that helped open the hospital safely. Dr. Ramaswamy frequently receives excellent feedback from patients and staff.


    Languages Spoken

    English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil

    Years Of Experience


    • RCOA (UK) CCT-GMC (UK), OAA (UK), DAS (UK), MOPH (Qatar), Weill Cornell Medical College, College of Medicine, Qatar University
    Areas of Interest
    • Pain relief during labor, Sustainable anesthesia and artificial intelligence, obstetric anesthesia, plastic surgery, day care, OR efficiency
    Educational Interests
    • Simulation and TIVA workshop lead in international conferences, Train the trainer and ACLS instructor. Faculty of both medical colleges in Qatar.
    Medical Publications
    1. K Ramaswamy et al, Effect of implementation of perineal tear pain management program on pain scores, Journal of Obstetric Anaesthesia and Critical Care; July-Dec 2021: Vol 11, 2: 101-105
    2. K Ramaswamy, Opioid free cardiac anesthesia, Journal of Cardiac Critical Care. 2021; March; Vol. 01; 43-44
    3. N. Aldamluji, K Ramaswamy et al, Effect of Opsite Spray Dressing on Integrity of Epidural Catheters: A Laboratory-Based Observational Study, Middle East Jurnal of Anesthesiology; Vol. 27, No. 3, October 2020.
    4. Anticipated and unanticipated difficult airway in obstetrics-M Mushambi, K K Ramaswamy, Obstetric Anesthesiology- An illustrated Case-Based Approach, Editors Fernando R, Husain T, Segal S. Published by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom (2019)
    5. Dixit A, Ramaswamy KK, Perera S, Sukumar V and Frerk C, Impact of change of head and neck position on ultrasound localisation of the cricothyroid membrane: observational study, Anaesthesia 2019:74; 29-32