New Appointment: Editor-in-Chief of IJRC

Dr. Harish, completed his MBBS from the prestigious Govt Medical College Mysore in the year 2007 after he completed his MD from Govt Medical College Nagpur (Maharashtra) through all India entrance in the year 2011. In the same year, he cleared DNB from the National Board of Examination, New Delhi. In 2012 he completed the Indian Diploma in Critical Care Medicine from Narayana Hrudayalaya (NH) Bengaluru.


In the year 2012, he joined Tata Memorial Hospital Mumbai as DM (Doctorate of Medicine)- Critical Care Medicine resident and he graduated with the honor of India’s “first Medical Council of India recognized DM” in Critical Care Medicine. After that, he served as a specialist Intensivist in Tata Memorial Hospital for one year. In the year 2015, he cleared his European Diploma in Intensive Care Medicine from Dublin. Later he worked as the head of the Department of Critical Care Medicine in Yashoda Hospital Hyderabad. He is having more than fifty publications in international and national indexed journals, he also authored more than twenty chapters in various academic books. He is also a well-known faculty in many national and international conferences and workshops. During his carrier, he won the “Young Intensivist” award and many recognition certificates and grants.

Currently, he is training the DNB and IDCCM/IFCCM students in critical care medicine. As a special interest, he has done his MBA in Hospital Management. He is, directly and indirectly, supporting to uplift the respiratory therapy branch as one of the major allied health sciences branches in supporting critically ill patients in ICU for many years. During this pandemic, he was actively involved in the policymaking and structuring of COVID ICU in NH. As part of public awareness and community health service, he was involved in writing many health-related articles and blogs in leading newspapers. He is the founder and course director of Master Classes in Critical Care Medicine: a successfully running online learning platform for young doctors across the globe.

He is currently an active member of Karnataka Medical Council (KMC), Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM), European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICSM), Indian Society of Neuro-anesthesia and Critical Care (ISNAC), and American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP). He is an esteemed reviewer of the Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine.


Since December 2017 he is working in the Department of Critical Care Medicine Mazumdar Shaw Medical Center, Narayana Health City Bengaluru.

IARC Family welcome Dr. Harish aboard,

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In pursuit of this mission, our primary goals include:

  1. Foster the practice of Respiratory Therapy of high caliber, with compassion for the relief of suffering of those with a variety of respiratory ailments, within and outside the intensive care units.

  2. Promoting high quality formal training in institutions that have the necessary infrastructure.

  3. Facilitate continuing education by holding conferences, meetings, workshops etc. to hone the skills of the practicing Respiratory Therapists.

  4. Engage in advocacy for the promotion of the field of respiratory therapy within the medical fraternity, with the various governmental/statutory bodies and the public.

  5. Unite and enlist respiratory therapists of India as members of the association and solicit their support to achieve the objectives of the association.