Emergency Hospital Hyderabad

Critical Care Medicine

Critical Care Unit refers to very thorough and concentrated care for critically ill patients. Critical care services are imparted to patients at risk of immediate life-threatening health condition—specifically, that in which vital body organs are involved. The objective of critical care is to maintain organ system functioning and improve the condition of the patient, using advanced therapeutic, monitoring and diagnostic technology.

Department of Critical Care Medicine

At Citizens Specialty Hospitals, Critical care services are provided by specialized teams of health care experts, Critical Care physicians, highly trained Paramedical staff with integration of latest technology equipments. All the patients are treated in a multidisciplinary approach by the team of doctors.

We have successfully treated several critical  cases involving Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) of various causes,  tropical diseases such as Dengue Shock syndrome, Complicated malaria, Acute on Chronic Kidney disease,  Multi-organ dysfunction syndromes, complicated post-surgical cases, major bowel surgery and various other major critical cases.

Our team of Critical Care specialists with expertise in different critical care procedures,  work round the clock to deliver finest treatment to our patients

Intensive Care Unit

Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU)
Citizens Specialty Hospital is equipped with an advanced MICU that can provide acute care to patients with critical medical illnesses. The unit has managed several emergencies such as stroke, complications arising from uncontrolled sugar and similar situations with positive outcomes.
High Dependency Unit (HDU)
HDUs are special wards providing intensive treatment and monitoring for patients who are ill but in comparatively stable condition. HDU is also used as a step down for patients from MICU.

Cath Lab and Coronary Intensive Care Unit (CICU)

For heart-related emergencies, Citizens Specialty Hospital has an advanced 24×7 Cathlab that is equipped to perform lifesaving procedures such as primary Angioplasty and Cardiothoracic surgeries. The first 90-minutes matter the most in case of cardiac emergencies and E-ONE is one of the most adequately equipped systems to save lives in such scenarios.
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit & Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (PICU & NICU)
In case of emergencies in children, it is of utmost importance that they are managed in specialized care units. Our state-of-the-art PICU & NICU units are managed with highest standards of safety as well as quality that is required for pediatric cases.

We manage different Critical cases with expertise including:

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome(ARDS)
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Septic Shock
  • Acute stroke, Traumatic brain injury
  • Tropical diseases such as Dengue shock syndrome, complicated malaria, Leptospira with Multiorgan failure etc
  • Heart Failure and cardiogenic shock management
  • Abdominal sepsis
  • Acute and Chronic kidney disease

Complicated post-surgical cases such as

  • Pneumonectomy, Sleeve lobectomies, and lobectomies
  • Esophagectomy, Major bowel surgery and other major cancer surgeries

We follow the best infection control practices in the hospital, particularly in the Critical care units.

  • Mechanical Ventilation (invasive, non-invasive)
  • Prone ventilation
  • Intracranial pressure monitoring
  • Ultrasonography-guided fluid resuscitation
  • Cardiac output monitoring with minimally invasive techniques
  • Dialysis catheterization
  • Temporary pacemaker placement
  • Thrombolysis for the Acute Ischemic stroke and Pulmonary embolism
  • Hemodialysis, SLED, CRRT
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Echocardiography
  • Lumbar puncture

Citizens Specialty Hospital offers super speciality Critical Care Fellowship Courses Conducted by the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine since January 2017.

Indian Diploma in Critical Care Medicine (IDCCM) is a one year course for post-MD doctors (Anaesthesiology, General Medicine, Pulmonology). We have 2 seats per year in this course.

Post MBBS Certificate Course In Critical Care Medicine is a 2 year course for post MBBS doctors. We have 2 seats per year in this course.

Critical Care Course For Nurses

Citizens Specialty Hospital offers ISCCM Diploma in Critical Care Nursing Conducted by the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine since Jan 2017. We have 4 seats per year in this course.

We participate in national and international conferences and our faculty has been involved in the National Critical Care Organization.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Palepu B Gopal


Dr Santosh Kumar Paiaulla

MBBS, MD, FNB (Critical Care)

Dr Bharath Kumar Pamulapati

MBBS, MD, NB Critical Care Medicine

Dr Balasubrahmanyam Chandrabhatla


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