Dr. Vismaya Arabaghatta Shivarudrappa - Anesthesia Specialist

Dr. Vismaya Arabaghatta Shivarudrappa

Specialist Anesthesia
Languages Spoken: English, Hindi, Kannada & Telugu Types of Physician: Full Time
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Dr. Vismaya Arabaghatta Shivarudrappa is an exceptional Anesthetist, boasting nearly a decade of invaluable experience in the field. Her educational journey has been nothing short of remarkable, as she completed her MBBS degree at Sri Siddartha Medical College, Karnataka, India, in 2009. With a passion for anesthesia, she further pursued a diploma in Anesthesia (DA) at JJM Medical College, Devangere, Karnataka, India, in 2013, which laid the foundation for her specialized career. Recognizing the importance of continuous professional growth, Dr. Vismaya committed herself to achieving excellence in her field. To this end, she successfully obtained a Diplomate of National Board (DNB) in Anesthesia from Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Ban-galore, India. This rigorous program provided her with comprehensive knowledge and hands-on experience to deliver superior care to her patients. Taking her expertise to an international level, her dedication to professional development led her to pursue a specialized certification “The European Diploma of Regional Anesthesia (EDRA)” awarded by the European Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Therapy (ESRA).

In addition to her impressive educational background, Dr. Vismaya’s professional journey includes enriching experiences at some of the most prestigious healthcare institutions in India, such as Apollo Hospital and Citizen Hospital in Bangalore. Her tenure at these esteemed hospitals provided her with exposure to a diverse range of medical cases, further enhancing her expertise in administering anesthesia. By actively participating in hundreds of anesthesia cases across various departments, she has developed a profound understanding of the unique requirements and challenges that arise in different medical specialties. Her extensive exposure to different areas and departments that utilize anesthesia has not only broadened her knowledge but also honed her ability to adapt her skills to suit the specific needs of each patient and surgical procedure. This adaptability and versatility are essential qualities in an Anesthetist, as they ensure that patients receive personalized and optimal care tailored to their individual conditions.

Dr. Vismaya’s commitment to ensuring patient safety and well-being extends beyond her specialization in anesthesia. Like every member of our medical team, she holds certifications in both basic life support (BLS) and advanced cardiac life support (ACLS). This comprehensive training equips our team to handle medical emergencies effectively and promptly, regardless of the department, the patient is in. Having BLS and ACLS certifications is of paramount importance in a healthcare setting, as emergencies can arise at any moment. Whether it be within the operating room, in the general ward, or in any other area of the hospital, Dr. Vismaya and our entire medical team are well-prepared to respond promptly to critical situations. These skills are particularly crucial in cases of cardiac arrest or severe respiratory distress, where timely and precise interventions can be life-saving. By ensuring that our entire medical team, including Dr. Vismaya, is equipped with BLS and ACLS certifications, we maintain a culture of preparedness and excellence in emergency response. This collective expertise enhances the overall safety net for our patients, providing them with the reassurance that they are in the hands of highly skilled and capable professionals.

With extensive experience in trauma, obstetrics, general surgery, pediatrics, and orthopedics, Dr. Vismaya has mastered the art of tailoring anesthesia to meet the unique needs of patients across diverse medical disciplines. Her proficiency extends beyond routine anesthesia administration, as she possesses a remarkable skill set that includes acute and chronic pain management. Dr. Vismaya’s ability to effectively alleviate pain enhances patient comfort and contributes to a smoother recovery process. Innovative techniques such as PNS-guided nerve blocks and USG-guided nerve blocks are well within her repertoire. Dr. Vismaya’s commitment to excellence in patient care extends to critical care scenarios, as she is equipped with ICU management skills. Her ability to handle complex and delicate cases in the intensive care unit demonstrates her dedication to ensuring patients receive the highest level of medical attention during their most vulnerable moments. Moreover, her expertise spans the domains of cardiac, vascular, and neuro-anesthesia, further highlighting her versatility and proficiency in managing intricate surgical procedures.


  • MBBS, Sri Siddartha Medical College, Karnataka, India
  • DA, JJM Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka, India
  • DNB - Anesthesia, Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, Bangalore, India
  • BLS Certification
  • ACLS Certification
  • PALS Certification
  • EDRA Fellowship, UK


  • Registrar Anesthetist, Apollo Spectra Hospital, Bangalore, India
  • Registrar Anesthetist, Citizen Hospital, Bangalore, India
  • Registrar Anesthetist, Sagar Hospital, Bangalore, India


  • Karnataka Medical Council (KMC)
  • National Board of Examinations
  • Indian Society of Anesthetists (ISA)
  • European Society of Regional Anesthesiologists (ESRA)
  • Academy of Regional Anesthesia (ARS)


  • Independently administer anesthesia to patients of various specialties such as general surgery, laparoscopic surgery, plastic surgery, pediatric surgery, neurosurgery, obstetrics & gynecology, orthopedic surgery, ophthalmology & ENT surgery
  • Venipuncture & central venous cannulation, peripheral artery cannulation in adult & pediatric patients
  • Central neuroaxial blocks
  • Peripheral nerve blocks
  • PNS guided and USG guided regional nerve blocks
  • ICU/CCU patient management
  • Basic life support & advanced cardiac life support (BLS & ACLS)
  • Pediatric advanced life support (PALS)
  • Endotracheal & nasotracheal intubations and LMA insertion (Adult, Pediatric & Neonatal)
  • Management of difficult airways and labor analgesia
  • Ventilatory management of postoperative & critically ill patients in intensive care unit
  • Transportation of critically ill patients
  • Administer anesthesia for MRI, CT scan & electroconvulsive therapy
  • Management of covid-19 patients in the intensive care unit