Dr Harihar V. Hegde is a Specialist-Anaesthetist, working with NMC Hospital, Ruwi, Oman. Prior to his tenure with NMC, he was working as Professor of Anaesthesiology at SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad, Karnataka, India, one of the leading private Medical Colleges in Karnataka with a thousand-bedded hospital. Following his graduation (MBBS) from the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, India, he completed his post-graduation (MD, Anaesthesia) from the prestigious Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.
His clinical experience of more than 10 years (after post-graduation) in the field of anaesthesia encompasses acute pain and perioperative care, regional anaesthesia (including ultrasound guided techniques), paediatric anaesthesia, obstetric anaesthesia, emergency and trauma, orthopaedic anaesthesia, neuro-anaesthesia, difficult airway management, urology and renal transplant anaesthesia, plastic surgery, cardiothoracic anaesthesia, radiology and endoscopy suits, perioperative sedation and critical care.
Area of expertise: Regional anaesthesia, paediatric anaesthesia and obstetric anaesthesia.