Dr. Venkatesan Guruswamy, Anesthetist, ICU Physician and Pulmonologist – Latest Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Venkatesan Guruswamy


Academic Qualification


Madras Medical College


Madras Medical College

2005- 2008

Tanjore Medical College
Professional Registrations and Memberships

Lifetime Member

Tamil Nadu Medical Council
Registration Number: 59350

Lifetime Member

Indian Medical Association
Indian Society of Anaesthesiology
Critical Care Forum
Positions Held


Worked as Resident
Cardiology Department, Apollo Hospital, Chennai

1998- 2000

Worked as Resident
Intensive Care Unit, Aysha Hospital, Chennai

2000- 2002

Worked as Physician
Primary Health Centre and District Chest Hospital, Tiruvanamalai

2002- 2003

Worked as Physician
Government District Headquarters Hospital, Kanchipuram (Department of General Medicine, Respiratory Medicine, Emergency and Casualty)

2003- 2005

Worked as Tutor
Government Hospital of Thoracic Medicine, Tambaram

2003- 2005

Visiting Consultant
Pulmonology and Critical Care in Private Hospitals, Tambaram

From 2008

Anaesthesiologist and Consultant
Lifeline Multispeciality Hospital, Perungudi

From 2008

Assistant Professor
Department of Anaesthesiology, Stanley Medical College
Working Experience
  • Conducted General and Regional Anesthesia and managed Postoperative care Units and Intensive care units in Department of General Surgery and Surgical Specialities.
  • Conducted Anesthesia for Bariatric Surgeries (Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy and Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass)
  • Conducted Anesthesia for High end surgical Gastroenterology cases both Laparoscopic and Open Surgeries (General Anesthesia, Epidural Anesthesia and Ultrasound Guided Transabdominal block)
  • Conducted Anesthesia for Surgical Specialities (Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Thoracic Surgery, Oncology, ENT, Ophthalmology)
  • Conducted Anesthesia for Spine, Orthopaedic, Emergency and Trauma Surgery
  • Experienced in Nerve blocks using Ultrasound and nerve locator
  • Experienced in using Ultrasound for Central vein canulation and nerve blocks
  • Conducted Anesthesia in Paediatric Surgery (Both general and regional anesthesia)
  • Conducted Anesthesia for Obstetrics and Gynaecology Surgery (Labor analgesia, Laparoscopic Gynaecology surgery).
  • Experienced in Emergency and Critical care units regarding Ventilator and weaning management.
  • Conducted anesthesia for Endoscopic procedures, interventional radiological procedures (Angio-embolisation).
  • Conducted anesthesia for in vitro fertilisation procedures and stem cell therapy.
Academic Presentations
  • Conducted ventilator workshop in continuing medical educational programmes for medical students (both undergraduates and postgraduates).
  • Presented a novel topic “What the anesthesiologist should know about X-Ray chest, X-Ray Cervical spine and CT Brain” in World anesthesia day 2009 – CME Programme conducted for anesthesia postgraduates.
  • Conducted BCLS workshop for medical students and paramedical students.