Specialized care for critical times.

The Critical Care and Toxicology wing at MMHRC is a highly specialized department that caters to patients suffering from respiratory diseases and various kinds of poisoning. It provides maximum isolation, barrier nursing, privacy and sterility. The department, equipped with 20 beds, provides intensive care and high dependency care in the same unit, with the aid of appropriate pharmaceutical, therapeutic, and diagnostic interventions. We offer state-of-the-art treatment for respiratory diseases and poisoning cases, backed by trained anaesthesiologists, physiotherapists, technicians and nurses.



  • Surfactant therapy
  • Percutaneous dilational tracheostomies
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic fibre-optic bronchoscopy
  • Advanced mechanical ventilatory therapy including neonatal ventilation
  • Central venous and arterial cannulations and temporary cardiac pacing
  • Mechanical ventilatory support for post-operative and polytrauma patients
  • Management of complicated organophosphorus poisoning with encouraging outcomes
  • Orientation, teaching and training programs for medics and paramedics


  • Dr. K.S. Anand, M.D (Anaes) - Senior Consultant
  • Dr. Karthikeyan, M.D (A&E) - Consultant