Dr. Harish Mallapura Maheshwarappa
(Intensive Care Physician)

MBBS, MD, DNB, IDCCM, DM (Critical Care Medicine TMH, Mumbai), EDICM(Dublin), MBA

  • Graduated with honour of India’s first MCI recognized DM in Critical Care Medicine from prestigious Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai
  • Having more than 11 years of clinical experience in managing critically ill patients
  • Having more than thirty five publications in International and National Indexed Journals
  • A well-known faculty in many National and International Conferences and Workshops.
  • Organized many National, state and regional Conferences and Workshops in Critical Care Medicine.
  • Currently involved in training of DNB and IDCCM/IFCCM students in critical care medicine.
  • Written many chapters in Critical Care Medicine textbooks.
  • Clinical research experience of about 12 YEARS.

Special Interest

  • Learning new skills in artificial intelligence and machine learning , applying the same in treating critically ill patients.
  • Involving in public awareness on most common critical care conditions and helping them to timely reach tertiary care intensive care unit.
  • Training different allied health care professions in taking care of critically ill patients.

Post held in past

  • Consultant and Academic In charge in Department of Critical Care Medicine. Mazumdar Shaw Medical Centre, NH Health City Bengaluru
  • Consultant and Head, Department Critical Care Medicine, Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad. 
  • Chairperson – Hospital Infection Prevention and Control committee Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad.
  • Chairperson – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation committee Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad.
  • Member – Antibiotic stewardship committee Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad.
  • Editorial board member - Indian journal of respiratory care.
  • Esteemed reviewer – Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine.

Fields of Experience

  • Managing complicated neurology and neurosurgical patients
  • Critical care Nephrology
  • Addressing difficulty in weaning patients
  • Rescue therapies for severe ARDS patients 
  • Treating drug resistant organisms
  • Infection control and antibiotic stewardship program
  • Got trained in EPIC-Echo Protocol In Intensive Care, certified by Global Health Alliance, UK and University of Leads 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 
  • Advanced Trauma Life support (ATLS)
  • Point of Care Ultrasound Scanning (POCUS) of different organs
  • Excellent teacher in critical care medicine, organized many national, state and regional level conferences and workshops


  • 2010 – Presented dissertation study “Comparative study of High concentration v/s incremental concentration of Sevoflurane as Induction agent in Pediatric patients” at National Conference (ISACON-2010) at Lucknow.
  • 2010 – Presented poster on “Alternative technique of Intubation in Pierre Robin’s syndrome” which was selected for “Isha Naraini Award” at National Conference (ISACON-2010) at Lucknow.
  • 2012 - Presented poster on "Comparison of suicidal hanging between Indian and Western data" in National conference of Critical care Medicine at Pune.
  • 2013 - Presented poster on "Complete Heart Block in a case of Aortic Root Abscess" in National conference of Critical care Medicine at Kolkata.
  • 2015 - Presented poster “Audit on intrahospital transport of icu patients in a tertiary care cancer hospital” in National conference of Critical care Medicine at Bangalore.
  • 2016 - Presented paper on “Prospective study to determine the incidence and risk factors associated with delirium in cancer patients in ICU” in National conference in Agra.
  • 2016 - Presented poster on “Prospective study to determine the incidence and risk factors associated with delirium in Indian cancer patients in ICU” in Platinum Jubilee conference of Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai.
  • 2016 - Presented paper on “Prospective study to determine the incidence and risk factors associated with delirium in Indian cancer patients in ICU” in International conference of critical care medicine (ESICM)-at Milan (Italy).
  • 2019 – Presented paper on “Observational study on the clinical utility of intravenous Fosfomycin in Indian tertiary care ICU in SG-ANZICS Singapore
  • 2020 - Virtually presented research paper on “ Validation of an Isothermal Amplification Platform for Microbial Identification and Antimicrobial Resistance Detection in Blood: A prospective study” in the International of  European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.