Complex Made Simple

Muscat Private Hospital has a new chief for Critical Care Unit

Dr Swatantra Mishra appointed as head of the critical care services at MPH.

Hailing from one of the top institutions in India, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Dr Swatantra Mishra is the first DM in cardiac anaesthesia in the world and is the head of the critical care services at MPH.

He has more than 6,000 open heart procedures to his credit with special expertise in neonates who weigh less than 1.5kg as well as cardiac transplantation.

He has worked with the top hospital groups in India in the capacity of Chief of Anesthesia and Critical Care and later joined a prestigious hospital chain in Saudi Arabia. There he worked as a consultant in cardiac anaesthesia and intensive care and was in charge of critical care. He was also involved with the setting up of critical care units for various accreditations like JCI, ISO etc.

His special interest and skill areas include anesthesia for cardiac failure patients, congenital heart disease, OLV, high risk cardiac surgical cases, non cardiac surgery in cardiac compromised patients beating heart CABG, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, VATS, robotic surgery, awake CABG, carotid endarterectomy, percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy (PDT), IABP, management of ECMO, DLT, high thoracic epidural analgesia, Echo (TEE & TTE) and bronchoscopy in ICU patients.
“Dr Mishra is a well known and experienced consultant, who is in charge of the critical care services at Muscat Private Hospital. The 24-hour critical care service is available both before and after surgery. Problems that may need critical care treatment include complications from surgery, accidents, infections and severe breathing problems.Whether a patient needs round-the-clock medication, or other services, personnel are available to provide necessary care. His expertise will certainly be an asset to MPH,” said Gerard Strong, Hospital Director, MPH.
Dr. Mishra is also an active member of many national and international societies including the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine and a regular invitee to national and international scientific forums to deliver talks and CMEs.

Muscat Private Hospital is Muscat’s premier private medical facility. Strategically located in Baushar, the Hospital provides first-class out-patient and in-patient facilities and all the diagnostic and treatment capabilities of an acute care hospital, including CT and MRI. The CT scan is a 64 slice volume CT which has capability for CT Cardiac Angiography, CT Colonoscopy, Lung Imaging, and Neurological Imaging. Our new range of services includes Women’s Health Services, Executive Health Screening, Critical Care Unit and ER, making the hospital a one-stop shop, convenient and accessible to our patients. The hospital is the first facility in Oman to provide cardiac surgery services. The hospital is managed by UME Group, an international hospital management group with more than 27 years experience in the Middle East and the UK. For more information, please call 2458 3600.