Dr. Keerthi S Rao is a skilled specialist anesthesiologist with over 13 years of experience.
She obtained her Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) from the M S Ramaiah Medical College and her post-graduate Diploma in Anaesthesia (D.A.) from the Medical College in Davangere, India.
Dr. Keerthi received an accredited Fellowship in Obstetric Anaesthesia (Combined Obstetric- Paediatric training) in 2018, followed by extensive training in Pediatric Anesthesia at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Honors and Awards
Dr. V.G. Appukutty Gold Medal (For First position in All India Level) for D.N.B. Anaesthesiology, India, June 2013
World Anaesthesia Day Felicitation for academic achievements, Indian Soceity of Anaesthesiologists, Bangalore, India, October 2015
Member, Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Member, Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists (ISA)
Member, Associaton of Obstetric Anaesthesiologists (AOA)
Member, Indian Association of Pediatric Anaesthesiologists (IAPA)
Rao K S et al: Anaesthetic management of a case of Haberland’s Syndrome (encephalocraniocutaneous lipomatosis). Indian J Anaesth 2019; 63:587-9
Vibhavari Milind Naik, Keerthi S Rao, Basanth Kumar Rayani, Maddirala Subrahmanyam and Rajeev Subramanyam: Long-term venous access devices and anaesthesiologists. Update in Anaesthesia. January2019. Vol33;62-69
Manohar N, Rao K S, Chakrabarti D, Srinivas DB. Scalp Block: Tool for Diagnosis in Postoperative Headache of Unknown Origin. JNeurosurgAnesthesiol. 2017 Jul 18. doi: 10.1097/ANA.0000000000000444. [Epub ahead of print]
Manohar N, Balasubramaniam A, Kumar MS, Rao K, Srinivas D, Dhritiman C. Intraoperative Neuromonitoring During Sciatic Nerve Schwanomma Excision: Utility of Evoked Potentials. J NeurosurgAnesthesiol. 2018 Mar 2. doi:10.1097/ANA.0000000000000481. [Epub ahead of print]
Nitin Manohar, Deviprasad Mohapatra, Anandh Balasubramaniam, Keerthi Rao, Deepti Srinivas, Dhritiman Chakrabarti. Setting Up Workflow of an Intraoperative MRI Unit: A Single- Centre Experience of First 53 Cases. J Neuroanaesthesiol Crit Care 2018;5:177–183
Manohar, Nitin; Palan, Astha; Mohapatra, Deviprasad; Rao Keerthi; Srinivas, Deepti; Chakrabarti, Dhritiman:Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging with Evoked Potential Monitoring: Tailored Method of Scalp Corkscrew Electrode Placement to Reduce Image Artifacts J Neuroanaesthesiol Crit Care (Ahead of print).
Rao K. Management of Mitral Stenosis in Pregnancy and During Delivery. Rainbow Hospital Newsletter, Sept – Dec 2016.