16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

28 August - 2 September 2016
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Vijaya Gottumukkala

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Manage the largest Anesthesiology group in comprehensive care of the Cancer patients in the US. Interest in the study of perioperative care strategies to improve outcomes for patients with cancer. Started and chaired the inaugural global conference on perioperative care of the cancer patient, in November 2012 in Houston, Texas Started the first Cancer Anesthesia Fellowship Program in the US in 2011. Lectures in local, state, national and international meetings on perioperative care of the cancer patient

Link to department website: http://www.mdanderson.org/education-and-research/departments-programs-and-labs/departments-and-divisions/anesthesiology-and-perioperative-medicine/index.html

Biography: Vijaya Gottumukkala M.B, B.S, M.D (Anes), F.R.C.A Medical education: India Postgraduate training in Anesthesiology & Critical Care: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi India Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London Anesthesiology Residency Training in US: University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa Anesthesiology Experience: India, UK, Canada and US Present position: Professor, Deputy Chairman & Clinical Director, Director, Cancer Anesthesia Fellowship Program, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas Research & Academic Interests: Perioperative management strategies to improve recurrence free and overall survival in patients with cancer. Enhanced Recovery Protocols in major cancer surgery. Educational programs relevant to perioperative care of the cancer patient. Develop Onco-Anesthesiology as a specialty.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared


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