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Overview : DNB Anesthesia at P.D Hinduja hospital and Research Centre,Mumbai

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Dr Deepak bhushan is currently Pursuing his DNB Anesthesia From P.D Hinduja Hospital & Research centre, Mumbai  and says that the quality of work done in anesthesia is good alongwith exposure to Superspecialty postings. He gives us a very lucid description of his workplace ,exposure and academics to help DNB Aspirants make a better choice for themselves. Those who are willing to pursue Anesthesia in PD Hinduja Hospital,Mumbai can contact him personally on his phone number.

E-mail:[email protected]
Institute pursuing/passed DNB from:P.D.Hinduja Hospital
Branch in which pursuing DNB:Anesthesia
what was Your rank in DNB and your colleagues rank in DNB if any:June Dnb 531, my colleague's rank was 1080( Usually 1 seat in jan session, and 1 seat in June session, 1 seat might come for jan session this year.)
How many consultants are there in your department in the concerned specialty ? :18 consultants
What are the usual working hours??:There are 3 type of shifts 
Morning shift - from 8am to 6pm 
Afternoon shift - from 1pm to 9pm 
And calls - from 1pm of today to 1pm of tomorrow 
How many emergency duties per week and decribe work if possible.:Minimum of two emergency duties per week. And there's one Saturday and one Sunday emergency duty per month. 
There's a lot of quality work. You will be allowed to do all procedures after a while.
Are you allowed to touch the patient ?? please describe the procedures you have done .:Yes you are allowed to touch the patient in anesthesia. I have put in endotracheal tubes, given spinals, epidural, put in arterial line and central line and given 2 blocks till now. Regional is less in Hinduja as compared to govt hospitals.
How are the academics? any case presentations done? Please put a timetable if present.:Academics are there. The consultants give us questions to solve. There are weekly presentations on every Thursday.
How is the pass rate?? have your seniors passed.:The pass rate is good. My seniors have passed in both theory and pracs.
how satisfied are you with your choice? :Very satisfied
Any other departments at your institution good for DNB??:Radiology, general med, Paeds are good for Dnb. 
Surgical branches as far as I've seen are not good here.
Stipend and accomodation details:Stipend is 40,000. The hospital does provide accommodation for 3000 a month.
Any other info you would like to give.?:There is super specialty here like cardiac and neuro, so you do get an experience of that too.
Why did you chose this hospital? Give atleast 3 reasons or decribe in detail:I chose this hospital because it has been has been providing a Dnb anesthesia course since a long while now(Since 2003), so they know their stuff. Also they let you touch the patients and do all procedures. Also I'm from Mumbai, and this being the best choice during my counseling in Mumbai, I blindly chose it.

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