Dr. Suchith Cheruvally


An anaesthesiologist with more than 15 years of experience, Dr. Suchith Cheruvally is a senior consultant in the department. After receiving his MBBS from the University of Calicut, he continued on to the Goa University to obtain his Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Anaesthesiology. Also, he worked as a clinical assistant professor of cardiac anaesthesia at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi, and an assistant professor of anaesthesia at Malabar Medical College, Kozhikode. His clinical responsibilities mostly involve adult intensive care units, thoracic surgery, adult cardiac surgery operating rooms, and catheterization labs.

With experience in preoperative patient assessment, anaesthetic plan formulation, adequate theatre preparation, induction and case management, conducting and reporting Trans oesophageal echocardiography examinations in cardiac surgery, and postoperative care, Dr. Suchith Cheruvally established the department of cardiac anaesthesia at Avitis Institute of Medical Sciences. In to keep up with developments in his area, he regularly attends conferences and training sessions and has published a number of publications. 

  • Final FRCA Royal college of Anaesthetists, UK - November 2013 

  • MRCA Royal college of Anaesthetists, UK December - 2009 

  • Post-doctoral certificate(PDCC) Cardiac Anaesthesia Amrita institute of medical science, Amrita University

  • Anaesthetic management of thoracic surgical procedures like tracheal and bronchial stenting, laser treatment of airway, VATS procedures, open thoracic procedures like lobectomy, rigid bronchoscopy and jet ventilation

  • Placement of invasive lines, insertion of double lumen tubes, flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy for DLT positioning, regional anaesthesia techniques like thoracic epidural and paravertebral blocks.

  • Airway management skills

  • Management of patients with difficult airway utilising techniques like awake fibreoptic bronchoscopy and various supraglottic airway devices

  • Various lung isolation techniques Percutaneous tracheostomy

  • Transesophageal echocardiography Regional anaesthesia including ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks. 

  • Central neuraxial blocks.

  • Labour analgesia Experience in multi organ support in intensive care setting including management of ventilators Judicious use of inotropes and vasopressors, renal replacement therapy-lite C'7VU Expertise in anaesthetic techniques like TIVA

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