Maj General (Dr) Ravindra Chaturvedi (Retd) is an Anaesthesiologist and Critical Care specialist with 37 years of professional and administrative experience in the Army Medical Corps.
He is an alumnus of Modern School Barakhamba Road Delhi and graduated from the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. Dr Chaturvedi did his Post Graduation in Anaesthesia from Bangalore University and fellowship in Paediatric anaesthesia and Critical Care from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
During his career in Armed Forces he has had extensive experience in Intensive care, Paediatric cardiac Anaesthesia, Renal Transplant and Liver Transplant Anaesthesia.
During the course of his academic career he has held several prestigious posts like the Dean at Command Hospital Bangalore, Professor and Head at AFMC and Command Hospital Bangalore. He has 26 years MCI recognised teaching experience, 15 of which have been as a professor in University of Delhi, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and in Karnataka University of Health Sciences. He is an Examiner for MD at these and several other universities. He has also been a member of the Board of Studies at KLE University, Belgaum. He has been appointed as examiner as well as trainer for teachers by the National Board of Examinations. He has worked as Professor of organ transplant Anaesthesia at the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences.
He has delivered more than 70 invited lectures at National Conferences and has published 20 papers. He also has three completed Armed Forces Medical Research Projects to his credit. He has been on the editorial board of four indexed journals and has been the Secretary of the Delhi Chapter of Indian Society of Anaesthesiologist.
He has also worked as Deputy Commandant at Command Hospital Bangalore an 800 bed Super speciality teaching hospital and subsequently rose to be the Major General Medical, Head Quarter Dakshin Bharat Area, where he had professional as well as administrative and logistic control of the medical institutions of the Army in southern India. His area of responsibility included eight hospitals, eight dental units, ninety polyclinics and four Station Health Organisations.
His contribution has been recognised with a Commendation by the Chief of Air Staff in 2002 and by the Army Commander in 2006.
He is currently working as Dean of Army College of Medical Sciences & also elected as President of Indian Society of Anaesthesiology (Delhi Chapter) for year 2018- 2019.