DR. PRASHANT SAXENA

BIOGRAPHY
Dr Saxena underwent Fellowship training in Westmead & Liverpool Hospitals, Sydney, Australia. He is an expert in the field of Pulmonology & Critical Care. He holds clinical expertise in the managing critically ill and various respiratory conditions including asthma, COPD, respiratory failure, ILD, pulmonary hypertension, smoking cessation; tuberculosis, lung cancer etc. He is also an expert in Interventional Bronchoscopy and sleep disorders. As an academic scholar, he has many publications and presentations credited to his name. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine. He has organised many workshops on various topics like Cardiac life support, Critical care support,Sleep Disorders; Asthma ; Care of ventilated patient; End of life care, Mechanical ventilation,etc.

Due to his special interest in infection control, he has developed simple but effective infection prevention bundle protocols which significantly reduced hospital acquired infections rates. He has also developed and implemented Antibiotics Stewardship program in the hospital in order to prevent emergence of Antibiotics resistance & decrease preventable hospital associated infections and cost of treatment. As a Chairperson of Cardiac Resuscitation Review Committee, he has introduced a concept of Rapid Response Team for patients in order to decrease the numbers of unexpected events in the hospital.
As an academic scholar, he has many publications and presentations credited to his name. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of the Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine. He has also conducted various workshops for general physicians of neighboring hospital on various topics like Sleep Disorders; Asthma ; Care of ventilated patient; End of life care, Mechanical ventilation,etc.

EXPERIENCE

    • Department of Pulmonology & Critical Care – Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon
    • Department Critical Care – Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj, Delhi
    • Department of Intensive Care – Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    • Department of Intensive – Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    • Department of Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonology – Fortis Hospital, Noida
    • Department of Critical Care Medicine and Emergency – Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi

EDUCATION & TRAINING

    • MBBS – BR Ambedkar University, Agra
    • MD in Tuberculosis & Chest diseases – Allahabad University
    • EDIC (European Diploma in Intensive Care Medicine) UK
    • Fellowship Training in Intensive Care Medicine From Westmead Hospital & Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    • FCCP (Fellow Collage of Chest Physicians, USA)
    • FICCM (Fellow Indian Collage of Critical Care Medicine)
    • EDARM (European Diploma in Adult Respiratory Medicine) Europe
    • Interventional Pulmonology Training (Greece)
    • Thoracoscopy (France)
    • Paediatric Bronchoscopy (Italy)

SPECIALITY INTEREST

    • Interventional Pulmonology
    • Speciallised Pulmonary Critical Care
    • Antibiotic stewardship & Infection control
    • Sleep related breathing disorders
    • Interstitial & Immunologic Lung Disease
    • Asthma, COPD & Smoking Cessation

MEMBERSHIP

    • European Respiratory Society (ERS)
    • European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)
    • Joint Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (JFICM)
    • American Collage of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
    • National Collage of Chest Physicians (NCCP)
    • Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM)
    • Indian Collage of Allergy and Applied Immunology (ICAI)
    • Indian Medical Association (IMA)
    • Delhi Medical Council (DMC)