Dr Shaila S Kamath


Department of Anaesthesiology


    Involved in various teaching activities, which include: Teaching of undergraduate medical and paramedical students, both theory lectures and tutorials.

    Takes about 1 lecture class per week and teaching sessions  in the operating room.

    Actively participates in postgraduate teaching programs like general clinics, seminars, and journal clubs that will come to around 40 contact hours.

    Also actively involved in organizing teaching programs of department.


Subject Semester / Year
Anaesthesiology 7th & 8th
Diploma in Anaesthesia
MD in Anaesthesia
Anaesthesiology for Dental Students


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MD Anaesthesiology Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 1995
MBBS Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 1989


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
KMC, Mangalore Professor May 2014 till date
KMC, Mangalore Professor & Head June 2017 - June 2022
KMC, Mangalore Associate Professor Oct.2005 to May 2014
KMC, Mangalore Assistant Professor Oct. 2000 to Oct. 2005
Royal Infirmary, Dumfries, Scotland, U.K Clinical attachment in Dept. of Anaesthetics Sept. 97 to Feb.98
Mangala Hospital, Mangalore Resident in anaesthesiology June 95 to July 96
KMC, Mangalore Postgraduate resident Jan 92 to Dec 94
Mangala Hospital, Mangalore Resident Medical Officer Sept 90 to Feb 91
KMC, Mangalore Senior House Officer in Dept. of Medicine June 90 to Aug 90
Wenlok Hospital, Mangalore House Officer March 89- March 90

faculty and Scientific Committee Chairman for CME “PG Excel”


8 -9 January, 2011,conducted by the Dept. of Anaesthesiology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, KMCHAT.

presented Interactive Session and Discussion on Diabetes Mellitus and Anaesthesia


“PG Excel”, CME.

The 9th SAARC-AA Conference presented two papers and Chaired a Session on Management of one Lung Ventilation


26-28 August, 2011.

Attended KMC-MAC


as the Scientific Committee Chairman.

Organising secretary for” KMC-MAC 2013” CME,


Dept. of Anaesthesia, KMC Mangalore.

Conducted BLS programme for BDS students


KMC, Mangalore.

Attended Airway Ahead CME and workshop on Difficult Airway


Father Muller Medical College.

Participated as faculty, The 6th National Conference AOACON


4-6 October, 2013, delivered a lecture on Musculoskeletal Disorders and Pregnancy; What are the implications?


Area of Interest

Pediatric and Orthopedic anaesthesia, Pain Management

Area of Expertise

Pediatric and Orthopedic anaesthesia, Pain Management

Area of Research

Anaesthesia and peri-operative management; post-operative analgesia; intensive care; pain therapy.

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists, 2000.
  • Life Member of Indian Association of Palliative Care, 2008.
  • Life Member of Indian Medical Association, 2000.
  • Life Member of Association of Medical Consultants, 2013.
  • Involved in organizing Department CMEs conducted by our department.
  • Internal Quality Auditor in hospital quality team. [ISO]
  • Instructor for American Heart Association   recognized BLS & ACLS courses at Manipal University.
  • Safety Committee Convener for K.M.C. Hopsital, Attavar
  • Fellowship in Palliative Care, Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPC), 2008


Papers Presented

  • Serum electrolyte changes during TURP using 1.5% glycine- at ISACON-2002 Coimbatore.
  • Cardiac arrest following spinal anaesthesia-A case report- at ISACON- 2002 Coimbatore.
  • Anaesthetic management of non-thyroid surgery in a hypothyroid patient-A case report- at ISACON- 2006 Mysore.
  • Risk factors assessment of the difficult intubation-A prospective observational study- at 24th SZISACON- 2008 Mangalore.
  • A Comparison of the analgesic effect of intravenous nalbuphine and tramadol in patients with postoperative pain – A study – at 9th SAARC AA Conference at Bangalore 2011.
  • Comparison of 2 units and 5 units oxytocin bolus doses in patients undergoing elective caesarean section – A study – at 9th SAARC AA Conference at Bangalore 2011.
  • Effects of Esmolol on haemodynamic responses to laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation in diabetic and non diabetic patients – at Tamilnadu state conference at Trichy 17 Nov 2013.

Top five publications of Dr. Shaila S Kamath:

1.      Asish AM, SS Kamath, To   Compare the efficacy of Dexamethasone with Levobupivacaine versus fentanyl with levobupivacaine on duration of analgesia after supraclavicular brachial plexus blockade. Indian journal of  Public health research & development, June, 2019:10:(6), 263-268.

2.      DK Bharathwaj, SS Kamath, Comparison of dexmedetomidine versus propofol-based anaesthesia for controlled hypotension in functional endoscopic sinus surgery   Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia 2019; 25(2): 37-40.

3.      DS Prajwal, SS Kamath, AF Faiaz  Comparison of efficacy and safety of Intrathecal ropivacaine-Fentanyl and Bupivacaine-Fentanyl in Lower Abdominal and lower limb surgeries, Ambulatory surgery Dec 2019: 114-117.

4.       Zamir ZS,  Suresh Y V, SS Kamath Comparison of Conventional and Lateral Approach to Supraclavicular Brachial Block. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, August 2019:10:8:759.

5.      Sai Kaushik P, SS Kamath, Surendra U Kamath A comparison between intra-articular 0.2% ropivacaine and 0.25% bupivacaine for post-operative analgesia following day-care arthroscopic knee surgeries Asian J pharm clin res :11:(2) Feb­-Mar 2018:422-426. 


2011-01-01 Dr Shaik Gulam Osmani

Effects of Esmolol on Haemodynamic responses to Laryngoscopy and Tracheal Intubation in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic patients.