Dr. W. Umamaheshwara Rao

Sr. Consultant – Anaesthesia & Interventional Pain Specialist
MBBS, DA, DNB (Anaesthesia), FIPM
Department – Anaesthesia and Pain Management

Summary

Dr. Umamaheshwara Rao is a Consultant Anesthesiologist in the Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management Centre at Virinchi Hospitals. He has over 11 years’ experience in his field. Prior to joining Virinchi Hospitals, he worked as a Consultant Anesthesiologist at Kamineni Hospitals for about seven years. He believes in better pain management including acute and chronic pain and safety during preoperative period. Pain relief for patients with acute and chronic pain and anaesthesia for high risk patients are his areas of interest. He is simple generous, optimistic and loves playing indoor and outdoor games.
Expertise in
High risk Anaesthesia cases Non-Invasive & Invasive Pain Medicine procedures Ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia and Pain Medicine Interventions Ultrasound guided venous catheterization Interventional procedures related to pain medicine Percutaneous tracheostomy and central venous catheterizations Mechanical ventilation

Education

  • M.B.B.S, Vijayanagar Institute of Medical College, Bellary, Karnataka State
  • Diploma in Anaesthesiology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College & KLES Hospital, Belgaum, Bangalore
  • DNB (Anaesthesiology), Kamineni Hospitals, L.B.Nagar, Hyderabad
  • FIPM, Fellowship in Pain & Palliative Medicine, Kamineni Pain Management Centre, Hyderabad

Awards and Recognitions

Secured 2nd Place in State Level Quiz at a State Conference – KISACON 2005

Research and Authorship/Editorship/Reviewer/Co-Author of Chapters

  • Text Book Chapters Contributed the following four chapters in the “3rd edition” of “Text Book of Pain Management” by Dr Muralidhar Joshi
  • Physiology of Pain
  • Psychological Aspects of Pain Management
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Thoracic Paravertebral Block

Faculty

  • One of the core member of Traveling Pain School
  • Faculty of Essential Pain Management Workshop
  • Faculty of Interventional Pain Management Training
  • Faculty for Cadaveric workshop related to Acute & Chronic Pain Medicine
  • (Fluoroscopic & Ultrasound guidance)
  • Faculty of PACH-2016

Publications/ Paper/ Conference/ Paper presentation

  • Comparison of Spraying of 0.15% Benzydamine HCl Oral Rinse & Normal Saline to Posterior Pharyngeal Wall & to Endotracheal Tube for Reducing the Post Intubation Sore Throat” at KISACON-2004, AIMS, Belur, Karnataka
  • Comparison of Spraying of 0.15% Benzydamine HCl Oral Rinse & Normal Saline to Posterior Pharyngeal Wall & to Endotracheal Tube for Reducing the Post Intubation Sore Throat” at ISACON-2004, Bhopal
  • Case report: “Indoxacarb Poisoning Induced Methaemoglobinemia” at Criticare Conference 2010, Hyderabad

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