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Critical Care


The Critical Care Centre at Ramkrishna CARE Hospitalsis a multidisciplinary healthcare specialty that cares for patients with acute, life-threatening illness or injury. Each critical care unit in Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals has medical teams from several specialties and a wide range of technologies to ensure the survival and health of patients who are critically ill.

The centre is staffed by a team of specialists qualified in critical care management, available round-the-clock. They are supported by an efficient team of trained nurses and paramedical staff. The centre has an ideal patient-nurse ratio of 1:1. Emphasis is placed on intensive training of the support teams in emergency and standard care for patients. The hospital conforms to the international gold standards in every aspect of healthcare.

The centre boasts of state-of-the-art imaging and diagnostic services like CT scan, MRI scan and ultrasound. It has a fully stocked 24-hour pharmacy, comprehensive laboratory services, Blood Bank and ultramodern operating theaters. All the services are available 24x7 for immediate and accurate diagnosis of the patient’s condition. Each ICU bed is equipped with the most advanced monitoring systems, ventilators and oxygen delivery systems.

Most critical care today is delivered in highly specialized Intensive Care Units (ICUs), such as:

  • Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU)
  • Intensive Coronary Care Unit (ICCU)
  • Medical and Surgical ICU
  • Caridology ICU-Pediatric (PCICU)
  • Neuro Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Services & Procedures

The Critical Care Centre believes in establishing a working partnership with other healthcare facilities in the surrounding areas. Any patient in need of advanced, level 3 care — even if admitted to another hospital - can be referred to our Critical Care Centre, exclusively for these services. Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals offer an excellent retrieval system to facilitate such transfers. After discharge, once the patient is stable, the patient's care is handed back to the referring physician.

Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals also provides round-the-clock critical care consultation services to healthcare facilities in the vicinity, helping in the management of seriously ill patients. Some of our specialized service areas are:

  • Central Nervous System: Stroke, seizures, infections
  • Cardio Vascular System: Acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, cardiogenic shock, arrhythmia, pulmonary embolism
  • Respiratory: Pneumonia, respiratory failure, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma
  • Abdomen: Liver failure, intra abdominal sepsis, gastro-intestinal bleed, pancreatitis
  • Renal: Acute kidney injury, renal failure
  • Infection: Serious infections, malaria, dengue, leptospirosis
  • Multi organ failure, septic shock, disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)
  • Poisoning: All kinds of poisoning, snake bites
  • Multi disciplinary trauma care: Polytrauma, head injury, chest & abdominal injuries
  • Airway lift emergency
  • Complicated obstetrics emergency
  • Advanced stroke management
  • Primary angioplasty and interventional cardiology
  • Dialysis
  • Physiotherapy, occupational and speech therapy center for complete rehabilitation of critically ill patients
  • Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU): Infections, malaria, dengue, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), pneumonia, hepatitis, liver failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, respiratory failure, poisoning, renal failure, chronic organ failure, gastro-intestinal bleed, severe gastroenteritis, septic shock, multi-organ dysfunction, disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), cerebral vascular accident (CVA), coma, convulsion, thrombolysis, meningitis, encephalitis
  • Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU): Complicated abdominal cases, perforation, obstruction, pancreatitis, chest and abdominal trauma, polytrauma, ortho trauma, vascular injury, obstetrical emergency, complicated surgery, head injury, spinal injury, facio-maxillary injury
  • ICCU: Angina, myocardial infarction, heart failure, cardiogenic shock, arrhythmia, pacemaker implantation, primary angioplasty, cardioversion
  • CTICU: Post operative CABG (coronary artery bypass surgery), valve surgery, pediatric and neonatal heart surgery, vascular surgery


  • Fully-equipped intensive care units
  • Fully equipped triage & emergency unit
  • Ventilators with advanced modes
  • Advanced invasive monitors, syringe pumps
  • Alpha excel pneumatic beds, DVT compression devices (TEDDS)
  • HD, CRRT (Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy), plasmapheresis, CAPD (Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis)
  • Cath Lab, IABP (Intra Aortic Balloon Pump), pacemaker, defibrillators
  • State-of-the-art video endoscopy, ERCP, endosonography, single balloon endoscopy fibro scan
  • Bed side ECHO, USG, Chest X-ray
  • Invasive monitoring (arterial, CVP, PA)
  • TCD (Transcrannial Doppler), EEG (Electroencephalogram study), NCV (Nerve Conduction velocity), EMG (Electromyography)
  • Sleep study, bronchoscopy (therapeutic & diagnostic), pulmonary function test
  • Point of care ABG (arterial blood gas)
  • Blood Bank
  • Advanced radiology
  • Advanced pathology & microbiology lab
  • CVA (Cerebral Vascular Accident), coma, convulsion, thrombolysis, meningitis, encephalitis


Dr. Vishal Kumar (HOD)

Qualifications: MBBS,MD(Anesthesiology),IDCCM,IFCCM,EDIC
Designation: Consultant
Specialty: Critical Care
Location: Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals, Dhamtari Road, Raipur

Dr. Imran Gafor

Qualifications: MBBS.MD(Anesthesiology),FNB(Critical Care),IDCCM,EDIC
Designation: Senior Consultant
Specialty: Critical Care
Location: Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals, Dhamtari Road, Raipur

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Agrawal

Qualifications: MBBS,MD( Anae.),PDCC,EDIC(Critical Care)
Designation: Senior Consultant
Specialty: Critical Care
Location: Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals, Dhamtari Road, Raipur

Dr. Sailendra Kumar Sharma

Qualifications: MBBS, MD ( Anae.), IDCCM
Designation: Consultant
Specialty: Critical Care
Location: Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals, Dhamtari Road, Raipur