MBBS, MCEM ( UK), FEM ( RCGP-UK), PGCGM (XLRI), CCEBDM
Sr Consultant and Head of Department, Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Venkatesh has over 21 years of experience in Emergency Medicine. He has worked with different institutions of Apollo group in his career. He is also the National President of the ‘Society for Emergency Medicine India’ (SEMI).
He has expertise in all areas of emergency medicine with all the emergency procedures and critical care medicine. He is in charge of the Emergency department, Pre-hospital care services, Air Ambulance services, Hospital Disaster Management plan at Apollo hospitals, Bangalore.
He is a Coordinator for DEM (diploma in Emergency Medicine), DFM (Diploma in Family Medicine)courses at Apollo Hospitals Bangalore in collaboration with RCGP-UK since 2007.
He is a Regional Coordinator for MCEM (Membership of College of Emergency Medicine – UK). He is also Coordinator for FICM (Fellowship in Intensive care medicine conducted by Medvarsity). He is now actively involved in the training of Basic Life Support(BLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support(ACLS), Trauma Management and Disaster Management.
He is heading and managing the emergency department for several years. He regularly organizes community medical camps and conducts awareness programs on Pre- hospital emergency care and community training on handling medical emergencies. Prior to joining Apollo Hospitals Bangalore, Dr Venkatesh was working with the Emergency Department at Apollo Health City at Hyderabad.
He is the chief faculty and coordinator in First Aid training for Students, Corporate staff & Public. He regularly conducts awareness programs on emergency services, ambulance services and importance of golden hour to the public. Apart from his professional activities at his department, he is also actively involved in Quality circle initiatives like Healthcare six sigma and 5-S application in healthcare. He is part of the JCI team which regularly trains the hospital staff in quality.