Doctor's Profile

Dr. Samiksha Khanuja


Associate professor, Department of Anaesthesia

Reg. Number: DMC-76882


presently working as Associate professor,HIMSR.  I am actively involved in scholary activities associated with teaching and beyond it . I strive hard to demonstrate professional productivity in research along with being actively involved in patient care in Operating rooms ,intensive care units and Pain clinics.

Co supervising the thesis work of two postgraduate residents ,we together under the guidance of our respected HOD , aim to deliver the novel project work and employ it for the better patient treatment and care in near future.

Area of Interest

  • Anaesthesia
  • Neuro anaesthesia
  • Critical Care Medicine

Educational Qualifications

Degree Year Name of College & University Registration Number Date of Registration
MD 2014 KMC Mangalore,Manipal University DMC 76882
MBBS 2005 RNT Medical College,Rajasthan University of Medical Sciences DMC 76882

Deatils of Teaching Experience

Designation* Institution From To Duration
Associate Professor HIMSR and HAHC, New Delhi 16th Feb 2021 Till date
Assistant Professor HIMSR and HAHC, New Delhi Nov 2016 Feb 2021 4 yrs 3 mnths
Senior resident SMS Medical College, Jaipur May 2016 August 2018 23 months


Research Work & Projects

  • Interscalene brachial plexus Vs high thoracic erector spinae block in motor sparing concentration for proximal mid humerus surgeries – A Randomised control trial.
  • Quality of recovery (QoR-40) in middle ear surgeries in patients receiving Total Intravenous Anaesthesia (TIVA) and conscious sedation- A Randomised study
  • Comparison of awake oral tracheal intubation with flexible bronchoscope versus Video-laryngoscope in patients at risk of obstructive sleep apnoea- A Randomised control trial,
  • Impact of Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) guided oral carbohydrate preloading in diabetes on gastric volume and associated risk of pulmonary aspiration – A Randomised Control Study
  • Mid transverse process to pleura block – in a series of Patients: Continuing ahead with a finer proxy to paravertebral block
  • Comparison of analgesic efficacy of oral Vs intravenous paracetamol in multimodal analgesic after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Evaluation of effect of N95 filtering face piece respirator on hypercapnic response & hemodynamic changes in health care worker – a prospective study
  • Covid experience article published in Indian Society of Anaesthesia newsletter 2021.
  • The TRACKS- A modified DOPS based tool for BLS training and assessment.
  • Intraocular pressure changes following laryngoscopy & tracheal intubation with Macintosh laryngoscope (King Vision) in non-ophthalmic surgeries: A Randomized Study.
  • Post-operative Pain relief after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Intraperitoneal ropivacaine V/s Nalbuphine.
  • Comparison of effects of intravenous infusion of dexmedetomidine versus low dose ketamine –Dexmedetomidine combination on spinal block, surgical stress response and discharge readiness from PACU in orthopedic patients – A prospective ,randomized controlled clnical trial
  • A comparative evaluation of block buster intubating LMA, channeled king vision video laryngoscope and flexible fiberoptic scope for tracheal intubation in patients with simulated immobilized cervical spine: A randomized clinical trial


  • Fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Successfully completed fellowship in Mechanical Ventilation 2020
  • Faculty in Indian College Of Anaesthesia, October 2021, pro con session in fellowships
  • Successfully completed ‘Basic Course in Bio Medical Research’ by ICMR / NIE, December 2020
  • ACE Mechanical ventilation fellowship 2020

Membership of Academic Bodies Societies

  • Academic Bodies Societies
  • Indian society for the study of pain- ISSP no. 2698
  • Member of ISSP (Indian Society for study of pain)
  • Indian Society Of Anaesthesia( ISA)
  • Indian College Of Anaesthesia (ICA)

Workshops/ CMEs/ Conference Organised

  • Handson workshop on Interventional Pain management with live case demo- Sept 2022
  • CME on ‘‘HIMSR ANAESTHESIA AND PAIN UPDATE’ 2022’on WHO World Patient Safety Day September 2022
  • Workshop on (THE MAP) “Management of Airway & Pain” 30th March 2022, Department of Anaesthesia, HIMSR
  • CME on celebration of World Patient Safety Day on 18th September 2021 by Deptt. Of Anesthesia., HIMSR
  • CME : Anesthesia Update 2020: Upcoming & Promising Areas in Anaesthesia on 29th Feburary 2020.
  • CME on celebration of World Patient Safety Day on 17th -18th September 2020 by Deptt. Of Anesthesia.
  • CME on celebration of World Patient Safety Day in September 2019 by Deptt. Of Anesthesia
  • CME on “Geriateric Anaesthesia : A contemporary Approach” on 22nd Oct 2018

Workshops/ CMEs/ Conference Attended

  • Faculty in Anesthesia Postgraduate Pre-Examination Course 2023, Delhi
  • Annual Conference of ISA, Shilong
  • Faculty presentation competition at 1st Annual National Conference of ISACON Yuva 2020
  • Post graduate lecture in PGA UCMS 2019
  • Conference of Indian College of Anaesthesiologists, ISACON 2019
  • Paper Presentation in 65th ISACON 2018, Agra
  • Paper Presentation in 63rd ISACON Jaipur 2015