Dr. Bharath Kumar Tirupakuzhi Vijayaraghavan

MD (Anesthesia), DNB (Anesthesia), EDIC, MSc

Dr. Bharath Kumar has a post graduate degree in Anesthesiology from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. He completed this with Honors and was awarded the Bronze Medal for academic excellence by PGIMER. He subsequently went on to complete Fellowships in Critical Care from National University Hospital, Singapore and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto. He has also completed the European Diploma in Intensive Care (EDIC) and is currently working as Consultant at Apollo Main Hospitals and is the Research Lead for the group.

Bharath Kumar holds a MSc. in Clinical Trials from the prestigious London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and is deeply passionate about research in Lower Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). Specifically, he is interested in the establishment and development of research networks for critical care in LMICs and the epidemiology of critical illness in resource limited settings and has established the first national registry of intensive care patients in the country – Indian Registry of IntenSive care (IRIS). He has also contributed as a site-investigator by consistently recruiting patients for several major international multi-center landmark trials.