DNB Anesthesia (primary and secondary) at Apollo hospitals, Kolkata
Total bed - 800+ , jci accreditation+
Workload- huge , on an average working timings can range from 8am to 6pm (±) 2 hours. Daily cases can range from 45 to 60 on an average.
Exposure- 15 functional ot ( urology , robotic transplant unit , ctvs , neuro, general cases , Orthopedics, gynae, oncosurgeries etc) + mri/ct scan sedation + gi scopy sedation + brachytherapy + cathlab and interventional radiology, critical care unit (medicine, surgical, neuro, onco and respiratory)
Cutting/ handson - very good specially for usg guided regional anesthesia technique , different interventional procedures , one lung ventilation to name a few
Critical care medicine- one of the biggest critical care units in Eastern region, posting duration- 4 months ( if you are really interested you can also learn ivc guided fluid therapy , 2d echocardiography , intracranial doppler etc)
On calls - depending on the number of students , maybe once a week/twice a week on call with post on call off day.
Academics - we have a separate lounge for lectures , weekly journal club , case presentation. Strong academics. Central library available
Faculty - student friendly, although getting casual leaves can be difficult sometimes.
Stipend - 45 - 48k (primary) , 56-58k (secondary ) on hand after tds
Overall one of the old and good department for pursuing dnb anesthesia. For further queries you can drop a text.
Sir, can you please enlighten about IDCCM courses at Apollo or senior residency at Apollo Kolkata in the Anesthesiology Department ?
Thanks in advance