Editorial Board


Professor of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine (Teacher of Teachers)
Founder member, Pakistan Society of Anesthesiologists (PSA)
Founder, Past President & Patron, Society for Treatment & Study of Pain (STSP®)
Phone: +92 300 5104971
E-mail: brigsaleem@dsl.net.pk



Prof. Syed Tipu Sultan, DA, FFARCSI,-FCPS-(Hon) Prof. Syed Tipu Sultan, DA, FFARCSI, FCPS (Hon)

Prof. Syed Tipu Sultan is currently serving as Chancellor, Malir University of Sciences & Technology (MUST), Malir, Karachi as well as Head, Dept. of Anesthesiology, Sindh Institute of Reproductive Medicine (SIRM), Karachi. He has served as Head, Dept. of Anesthesiology as well as medical superintendent at Civil Hospital Karachi, and also had the honor to serve as principal of Dow Medical College and Bahria University Medical & Dental College, Karachi, as well as dean of the Faculty of Anesthesiology, CPSP. He remained President PMA (Centre & Karachi)

After finishing MBBS, Dr Sultan completed his house job and then left for England, securing a training position at Charing Cross Hospital London. In 1976, he passed his FFARCS examination and returned back to be appointed as assistant professor at Civil Hospital and Dow Medical College. He played a key role in establishing SICU at Civil Hospital. He also served at Sindh Institute for Urology and Transplantation. He is Patron of PSA.


Consultant Anesthesiologist & Pain Specialist,
President, Pakistan Resuscitation Society (PARES)
Member Editorial board, Internet Journal of Anesthesiology
Member Editorial Board, American Journal of Medicine Studies
Member Editorial Board, Clinical Medicine Research
Member Editorial Board & Reviewer, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Member Editorial Board & Reviewer, Journal of Anesthesiology
Member Editorial Board & Reviewer, American Journal of Nursing Sciences
Address: 60-A, Nazim-ud-Din Road, F-8/4, Islamabad (Pakistan)
Mobile: +92 321 5149709
E-mail: apicjournal@gmail.com


fauzia Fauzia Anis Khan, LRCP, MRCS, FRCA, MCPS, FCPS (Pakistan)
Senior Editor
Dr. Fauzia has a splendid career in the field of anesthesiology and she has served in various capacities in NHS (UK) and in Pakistan.  She has also served as HoD and Interim Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education, Aga Khan University, Karachi (Pakistan). She has been a great organizer of academic and scientific meetings, and travels extensively in pursuit of academic teaching. She has been a member of almost all of the academic / working committees of AKUH. She is an author of dozens of research papers and many anesthesia books for the postgraduate candidates as well as for operating room assistants.
Address: Department of Anaesthesia, The Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, P.O.Box 3500, Karachi-74800, (Pakistan)Phone : +92 34930051(Office); +92 (Résidence)
E-mail:  fauzia.khan@aku.edu


1 Sukhminder Jeet Singh Bajwa

Professor Bajwa is Head, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Gian Sagar Medical College & Hospital,  Patiala, Punjab, (India) He received fellowship in emergency medicine and qualified MBA in human resource management with distinction. He has been awarded four national awards including the ‘Best Young Anaesthesiologist of India” for 2012. He is the chief editor of Northern Journal of ISA, and associate editor of Indian Journal of Anaesthesia and Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology. Besides, he is on the editorial board of many other national and international Journals. He is a prolific writer, with more than 300 publications and many book chapters to his credit.  He is also a reviewer of more than two dozen medical journals.

Address: Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Gian Sagar Medical College & Hospital,  Patiala, Punjab, (India)
E-mail: sukhminderbajwa@gmail.com 


akhtaruzzaman AKM Akhtaruzzaman (Bangladesh)
Professor of neuroanaesthesia,
Course Co-ordinator, Post Graduate Courses in Anesthesia at Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Training in Palliative Care
Training on Pain Medicine
Fellowship in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine in Tokya (Japan).
A prolific writer, an author of more than hundred published works.
Mailing Address: Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, Room No. 1014, Block-C, 9th Floor, BSMMU, Shahbag, Dhaka-1000, (Bangladesh)
Residence: Apt: A-2, Green Jasmine House No-06, Road No-07, Dhanmondi R/A, Dhaka-1205 (Bangladesh); Telephone: +88-02- 9615 881 (direct), +88-02- 966 1052-60 ext: 4217 (O); +88-02-9677740; (Res)
Mobile- +88-01819- 220195
Email:    akm.akhtaruzzaman@bsmmu.edu.bd; akhtaruzzaman.akm@gmail.com; mili@bolonline.com


zahid Zahid Akhtar Rao, MBBS, MCPS, FCPS (Pakistan)

Professor of Anesthesiology & Critical Care, Benazir Bhutto Trauma Center, Ruth Pfau Hospital (former Civil Hospital), Karachi
Former Professor of Anesthesiology, PNS Shifa Medical College, Karachi
President, Pakistan Society of Anesthesiologists, Karachi Chapter


Faris Chedid, Fellowship in Neonatology (UAE)
Consultant Neonatologist / Chief of Neonatology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain (UAE)
Associate Clinical Professor at UAE University, PO Box 15258, Al Ain (UAE).
Dr. Fares has special interest in research in neonatology and he has served as chief of neonatology in multiple countries. He is a reviewer for many journals and has written more than sixty research papers.

Mobile: 050 4474661, Home 03 7670308
E-mail: fareschedid@hotmail.com


Pranav Bansal
Pranav Bansal, MBBS, MD (Anesthesiology) (India)
Professor & Head, Dept. of Anesthesiology
BPS Govt. Medical College, Khanpur Kalan, Sonipat, Haryana, (India)
Dr Bansal has been an Ex-Professor in Dept. of Clinical Skills at Medical University of the Americas, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies.
He has served as Member of Editorial Board and as a Reviewer in many International journals. His fields of interest include regional anesthesia techniques and pain management.


logan Logan Danielson, MD, MBA (USA)
Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI
Research Assistant for Michigan Pediatric Surgical Associates, Detroit, MI (USA)


ashish Ashish Kulshrestha (India)

Ashish Kulshrestha is consultant in anesthesia & intensive care at Vardan Multispecialty Hospital, Ghaziabad (India). He is an AHA accredited instructor in BLS & ACLS and also an Ultrasound Life Support-Basic Level 1 provider. He has special interest in emergency medicine and has more than 30 national and international publications to his credit.



richa Richa Saroa (India)
Assistant Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical care at Government Medical College and hospital, Chandigarh (India).  She is ACLS and FCCS Instructor, as well as Ultrasound Life Support Level – 1 Provider. She has special interest in use of ultrasonography in perioperative and critical care setup as well as labour analgesia. She is an author of about a dozen research articles and some book chapters.


faisal Dr. Muhammad Faisal Jafar, MBBS, MCPS, FCPS (Pak), FRCA (UK).
Consultant Anaesthetist, St John’s Hospital, Livingston, Scotland (UK)
Address: 58c Gracemount Drive, Edinburgh, EH17 8DA (UK).
Phone: +44 7927519198
Email: faisaljafar@yahoo.com

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Zahid Furqan (Pakistan)

Dr. Zahid Furqan graduated from Rawalpindi Medical College Rawalpindi in 2011. After completing house job he served as MO (Anesthesiology) at DHQ Hospital Attock. Currently he is serving as MO (Anesthesiology) at KRL Hospital Islamabad and striving for FCPS.



Irum Abid
Statistician, Army Medical College Rawalpindi


aliya Aliya Ahmed, FFARCSI (Pakistan)
Dr. Aliya Ahmed is Associate Professor of Anaesthesiology and Director, Residency Programme in Anaesthesia at Agha Khan University Hospital Karachi (Pakistan). She has special interest in Postoperative Pain and Anaesthesia Education. She has been an author of many scientific research papers.
E-mail: aliya.ahmed@aku.edu
Tel: 92 21 3493 0051 Ext: 4715
Fax: 92 21 3493 4294


anuja Anuja Unnathie Abayadeera, MD, (Sri Lanka), FRCA (UK), PGcert MedEd(Dundee) (Sri Lanka)

Professor in Anesthesiology, University of Colombo
Honorary Consultant Anaesthetist, University Surgical Unit, National Hospital of Sri Lanka. Colombo.
She has played an active role in academic activities at College of Anaesthesiologists of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Medical Association, Society of Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, Sri Lanka. She has contributed to various research and academic units/committees of Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo. She has been active in various capacities at Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo.
She is currently the editor of the Sri Lankan Journal of Anaesthesiology and is an Editorial member of the Journal of the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, both of which are online on Sri Lankan Journals online. She has published and presented research papers, besides contributing as a co-author to the Handbook of Anaesthesia. She has participated in public awareness programs on radio, television and the newspapers.
Address: 26, Mallikarama Road, Ratmalana (Sri Lanka);
Telephone: Home 2715651; Mobile: 0777 779868;
E-mail: anujaa@sltnet.lkanuja@srg.cmb.ac.lkaabayadeera@gmail.com

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Arzu Irban, MD, DESA (Turkey)

Dr, Arzu İRBAN, is Pain Specialist as well as Pofessor of Anesthesiology & Reanimation at Medipol Mega University Hospital. She qualified MD from Istanbul University School of Medicine, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty further training from Marmara University, Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation. She qualified various specialised courses in anesthesia and pain management from USA, Germany, Ukraine and Holland.

She is a member of Scientific Committee of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and Head of Ozone therapy Commission, as well as Mesotherapy Committee. Dr. Arzu is a member of Turkish Medical Chamber, and national as well as a number of international societies. She was awarded Purskhe Neuroanesthesiology Prize by Turkish-German Anesthesiology Association in 2009, and Best prize award in 2013 by Regional Anesthesia Society in 2013. She has been an author of dozens of research papers published in national as well as international journals.

Her special interest is in ozone therapy and pain management.


arshad Arshad Taqi, FCPS, (Pakistan)

Professor of Anesthesiology, Hameed Latif  Hospital & Medical College, Garden Town, Lahore (Pakistan)
Consultant Anesthesiologist, Kaul Anesthesia Associates (Pvt) Ltd., Lahore (Pakistan)
Address: 597-GG, Phase-IV, DHA, Lahore (Pakistan)


ashish-sinha Ashish C. Sinha, M.D., PhD, MBA, Certified American Board of Anesthesiology
Vice Chairman, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19102.
Over a hundred publications and Editor,  ‘Anaesthesia in the Obese Patient’
Address: Vice Chairman for Research, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital, 245 N 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, (USA) 215-762-3544;
E-mail: Ashish.Sinha@DrexelMed.edu


Dario Galante Dario Galante, MD, (Italy)

Editor-in-Chief and creator of “Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care Journal”, international journal of pediatric and neonatal anesthesia (www.paccjournal.com) and President of SIAATIP (Società Italiana di Anestesia, Analgesia e Terapia Intensiva Pediatrica, www.siaatip.it), the first in Italy and second in Europe as importance and structural organization.
Responsible for Pediatric and Neonatal Anesthesia, University Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, University Hospital “Ospedali Runiti” of Foggia, Italy
He is an author of more than 500 national and international publications, and has special interest in research in pediatric ultrasound anesthesia, neonatal regional anesthesia, non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring, preoperative pediatric evaluation and off label drugs. He is a member of editorial boards and a reviewer for a lot many medical journals. He invented a new innovative technique in simultaneous noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring and ventilation through proseal laringeal mask airway and transesophageal doppler called TED-PLMA Technique.
Home Address: Viale Ofanto 221, 7121 Foggia, Italy
dario.galante@tin.it; siaatip@siaatip.it; paccjournal@paccjournal.com 

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Eugenio Martínez Hurtado (Spain)

Dr. Eugenio is consultant anesthetist in the Hospital Universitario Infanta Leonor (HUIL), Madrid, He is responsible for the Anaesthesia, Critical Care Unit and Difficult Airway Management Unit.

He has acquired proficiency in the use of the healthcare information systems: Selene (Siemens), PICIS Critical Care Manager (Picis Inc.).

He is a member of the Spanish Critical Incident Group (SENSAR.org) and a University Expert in Integral Airway Management of the Spanish Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain treatment Society as well as an expert in “Total Airway Control”. International Foundation for Airway Education and Research (FIDIVA). Dr Eugenio is a Fellow in Pediatric Anesthesia.

He earned many honors and awards in the fields of anesthesiology, critical care, airway management and other related disciplines, is a prolific writer and has played active part in the boards of many research journals.


Fazal Hameed Khan, MBBS, MCPS, FCPS. (Pakistan)
Professor of Anesthesiology and interim Chair Department of Emergency Medicine,
Member, Departmental Executive Committee, JCIA Task Force,
Member, General Faculty Meeting Dept Residency Committee,
Member, Dept Quality Improvement Committee,
Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi.Cell: +92 301 8223899
E-mail: Fazal.hkhan@aku.edu


gauhar Gauhar Afshan, MBBS, MCPS, FCPS. (Pakistan)
Professor & Chairperson, Dept of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine,
Agha Khan University Hospital, Karachi.
Clinical Secretary (South) of STSP.
The area of her special interest is clinical research on pain management.
Cell: +92 300 2804452
E-mail: gauhar.afshan@aku.edu


hideaki Hideaki Tsuchida, MD, PhD (Japan)
Professor and Chairman, Dept. Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Ishikawa, Japan since April 1999.
Director and President of the Japanese Society for Clinical Anesthesia
Member of Scientific Affairs Committee, WFSA.
President elect, Japanese Society of Anesthesiology (2017).
Address: Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Kanazawa Medical University, Daigaku 1-1, Uchinada, Ishikawa, (Japan)   920-0293; E-mail: tsuchida@kanazawa-med.ac.jp
Telephone: Business: +81-76-286-2211; Fax:  +81-76-286-3475


joseph Joseph Drew Tobias, MD (USA)
Dr. Joseph D. Tobias is board certified in pediatrics, anesthesiology, pain medicine, pediatric anesthesiology, and pediatric critical care medicine.   Dr. Tobias is Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine and an attending physician in the Intensive Care Units (Pediatric and Pediatric Cardiothoracic ICUs) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.  Dr. Tobias is a professor of anesthesiology and pediatrics at the Ohio State University.  Nationwide Children’s Hospital is the 4th largest children’s hospital in the United States.  The Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine provides care for more than 35,000 patients a year, covering 45 anesthetizing locations a day with a faculty of 45 fellowship trained pediatric anesthesiologists.

E-mail: joseph.tobias@nationwidechildrens.org



Kenneth D. Candido, MD, (USA)

Dr. Kenneth D. Candido qualified MD from Universidad del Noreste, México. He then completed higher education and training in anesthesiology from New York Medical College and University of Illinois at Chicago. He is a Fellow in Pain and Regional Anesthesia. He held various appointments in American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), and clinical teaching appointments in medical colleges.

He also held key appointments in many of the pain management programs at different American hospitals. Dr. Kenneth has been on editorial staff of many of the anesthesiology and pain journals and has actively participated in national and international Pain societies and ASA academic activities. He is a proud author of hundreds of published research papers, book chapters, books and a favourite presenter at conferences and symposia.

He is currently Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology, at University of Illinois College of Medicine Chicago.

E-mail: kdcandido1@gmail.com



rashed Rashed A. Hasan, MD, FAAP. (USA)
Certified American Board of Pediatrics.
Certified American Board of Pediatric Critical Care
Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at St Vincent Mercy Children’s Hospital.
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at University of Toledo Health Sciences Center, 2121 Cherry Street, Toledo, Ohio (USA)
He has special interest in pediatric ventilatory care, pediatric intensive care, respiratory infections and comorbid factors in pediatric population.
Email: rashedh48@gmail.com

Rudin Domi, MD, MSc, PhD (Albania)


Rudin Domi, MD, MSc, PhD (Albania)

Rudin Domi is Associate Professor at Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care, Emergency, & Toxicology, University Hospital Center “Mother Teresa”, Tirana, Albania. He qualified MSc (Anesthesiology and Pharmacology) in2005 and PhD in May 2010 from University of Tirana. He attended anesthesiology Courses and fellowships in Anesthesia and Renal Transplantation, Intensive Care, Enteral and Parenteral nutrition in ICU from universities of Salzburg, Austria and Italy. He played active role in national and European societies of anesthesiologists.

Dr. Rudin is author of many dozens of scientific research papers, which were published in international journals, or were presented at various forums. He has been a reviewer of many international journals.

E-mail: rdomi73@yahoo.it

Saeid Safari Saeid Safari (Iran)
Anesthesiologist, Medicial JournalistIran University of Medical Science, Tehrān, (Iran)
Editorial Manager of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine;
Editorial Manager of Archives of Cardiovascular Imaging;
Editorial Manager of Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics;
Member of Editorial Board in Journal of Anesthesia, Pain and Intensive Care Journal
Member of Editorial Board in “Basic and Clinical Neuroscience” Journal;
Associate Editor in the Journal of “SCIMETR”.

Somchai Amornyotin (Thailand)


Somchai Amornyotin (Thailand)

Somchai  Amornyotin, MD, FRCAT, is currently Associate Professor of anesthesiology at Department of Anesthesiology and Siriraj GI Endoscopy Center, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok. He qualified graduation in medicine in 1989, and completed residency in anesthesiology in 1996. He is certified by Thai Boards of Family Medicine and anesthesiology. He has held various academic positions in anesthesiology. He has special interest in anesthesia for gastrointestinal endoscopy, TIVA, TCI, ambulatory anesthesia, airway management, and acute postoperative pain management.

Dr Somchai has won various awards and decorations in the field of research and innovation. He has been a member of editorial and review boards of numerous scientific journals, and has been an author of many, book chapters and numerous research papers.

E-mail: somchai.amo@mahidol.ac.th

Maj Gen (Retd) Shahab Naqvi, MCPS, FCPS (Pakistan)
Professor of Anesthesiology, Rawal Institute of Medical Sciences, Rawalpindi
Ex-HoD, Anesthesiology & Cardiac Intensive Care, AFIC/NIHD, Rawalpindi
Ex-Commandant, Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology/ National Institute of Heart Disease, Rawalpindi
Ex-Advisor Anesthesiology, Pakistan Armed Forces
His areas of special interest include medical education, cardiac intensive care, primary trauma care and ventilatory support.

Senthil Gopala Krishna, MD (USA)



Senthil Gopala Krishna, MD (USA)

Senthil Gopala Krishna, MD, is currently an attending anesthesiologist in Pediatric Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio (USA)

He graduated from Coimbatore Medical College and Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India in 1997, qualified MD in 2000, and residency in anesthesiology at UAMS, Little Rock, AR. He qualified fellowship in pediatric anesthesia. He is a member of

American Society of Anesthesiologists. Society of Pediatric Anesthesia, American Association of Pediatrics and Ohio Society of Anesthesiologists. He is board certified in anesthesiology, pain medicine and pediatric anesthesiology.

He has a number of presentations and publications to his credit. The areas of his special research are pediatric intubation and airway.

E-mail: senthil.krishna@nationwidechildrens.org

malhotra S K Malhotra, MD. (India)
Professor of Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care.
Member of many National and International scientific societies.
Examiner and expert to six universities.
Dr. Malhotra has special interest in occupational hazards in anaesthesia and trauma management.
E-mail: drskmalhotra@yahoo.com


kumar Shiv Kumar Singh (UK)
Employed as Consultant Anaesthesia, Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Liverpool University Hospitals, 11th Floor Prescot street, LiverpoolL7 8XP, UK.  He has special interest in medical education and regional anesthesia techniques. He has mastered in web based anesthesia education.E-mail: shvkmrsngh@aol.com


yasuhiro Yasuhiro Morimoto, MD (Japan)
Yasuhiro Morimoto qualified as MD from Yamaguchi University (Japan) in 1988. He studied ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia in 2006 at Yamaguchi University Medical Hospital. In 2007, he began to work at Ube Industries Central Hospital. In 2007, he received Investigator’s Award of Japan Society of Anesthesiologists for his research on EEG monitoring during general anesthesia. His main interests are in ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve block techniques for orthopedic surgery including TKA and ACL reconstruction. Since 2013, he has worked as a faculty at New York School of Regional Anesthesia (NYSORA). He has actively participated in the journal activities as member editorial board. He is also an Associate Editor of Journal of Anesthesia which is the official Journal of Japan Society of Anesthesiologists.E-mail: yasumorimo@gmail.com