Dr. Souvik Chaudhuri

Associate Professor

Department of Critical Care


    Teaching of postgraduates of Anaesthesia and DM registrars in Critical Care Medicine.

    Guiding PhD in Critical Care Medicine

    Co-Guiding PhD in Respiratory Therapy and Pharmacy Practice


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. Associate Professor 08.03.2021 – till date
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. Assistant Professor 17.05.2017- 30.11.2017
Super speciality Hospitals, Ranchi. Associate Consultant 1.3.2018 – 27.02.2019
Neurocritical Care, AMRI Hospitals, Bhubaneswar Consultant 04.03.2016- 15.05.2017
Apollo Hospitals, Bhubaneswar Fellowship of National Board of Examinations 03.03.2014-03.03.2016
Anaesthesiology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Assistant Professor 01.08. 2012 – 28.04.2014
Anaesthesiology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. Senior Resident 17.05.2010- 31.07.2012

The role of driving pressure in ARDS in critically ill patients and determinants of outcome is being studied.

Pratibha Todur Co-Principal Investigator – Dr. Anitha Shenoy


Assessment of the utility of point of care ultrasound for early triaging of patients with non-malarial Acute Febrile Illness.

Dr. Kavitha Saravu Dr. Shwethapriya R Dr. Prithvishree Ravindra Dr. Ravindra Maradi Dr. Nitin Gupta Dr. Chandrashekar UK

Examine the role of point of care ultrasound and inflammatory biomarkers for triaging of AFI patients. Funding agencies Manipal Center for Infectious Diseases (MAC ID)

Incidence of polymyxin B, tigecycline and minocycline resistant Acinetobacter baumannii causing ventilator- associated pneumonia or hospital acquired pneumonia among intensive care unit patients and determination of risk factors for adverse outcomes.

Dr. Shwethapriya R Dr. Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay

Study the risk factors and incidence of multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Funding Agencies : Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Correlation of modified Nutrional risk in Critically Ill (mNUTRIC) score and serum vitamin C levels in patients with sepsis and septic shock in the intensive care unit: an observational study.

Dr. Shwethapriya R Dr. Souvik Chaudhuri Dr. Ravindra Maradi Dr. Margi T Bhatt Dr. Margi T Bhatt

The role of serum vitamin C in sepsis and septic shock Funding Agencies: Manipal Academy of Higher Education


Area of Interest

Ultrasound in Critical Care, Inflammatory biomarkers in ARDS, Ventilatory strategies in ARDS.

Area of Expertise

ARDS, Lung protective ventilation, weaning, sepsis, septic shock.

Area of Research

Ultrasound in critical care, ARDS, Sepsis, COVID-19 critical care, ventilation

Correlation of Serum Albumin Level to Lung Ultrasound Score and Its Role as Predictors of Outcome in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Patients: A Prospective Observational Study

2021 Chaudhuri S Maddani SS Rao S Gauni S Arjun NR Todur P Gupta N

Correlation of Oxygenation and Radiographic Assessment of Lung Edema (RALE) Score to Lung Ultrasound Score (LUS) in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Patients in the Intensive Care Unit

2021 Todur P Souvik Chaudhuri Vedaghosh Amara Srikant N Prakash P

  Can J Respir Ther. 2021;57:53-59. 

Utility of Pulse Oximetry Oxygen Saturation (SpO2) with Incorporation of Positive End-Expiratory Pressure (SpO2∗10/FiO2∗PEEP) for Classification and Prognostication of Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

2022 Todur P Nileshwar A Chaudhuri S Gupta N Natarajan S Rao S

Crit Care Res Pract.2022:7871579. 

Role of tigecycline in the treatment of urinary tract infections: a systematic review of published case reports.

2022 Charles R Adhikari SD Mittal A Chaudhuri S Gupta M Khot W Schito M Gupta

Infez Med. 2022;30:516-524.

E-O technique is superior to E-C technique in manikins during single person bag mask ventilation performed by novices

2014 Umesh G Krishna R Chaudhuri S Tim TJ Shwethapriya R

J Clin Monit Comput. 2014;28:269-73. 

Utility of the One-time HACOR Score as a Predictor of Weaning Failure from Mechanical Ventilation: A Prospective Observational Study.

Chaudhuri S Gupta N Adhikari SD Todur P Maddani SS Rao S



Indian J Crit Care Med. 2022;26:900-905.

The New Pandemic Affecting Healthcare Workers and How the Frontline Warriors Are Battling it.

2021 Rao S Amara V Chaudhuri S Rao BK Todur P

 Indian J Palliat Care. 2021;27:313-318.