Dr. Rajeev Ranjan

Director - Cardiovascular Anesthesia and CTVS ICU Institute of Critical Care and Anaesthesiology



Perioperative management of CABG, valve surgery and aortic surgery

Perioperative management of pediatric cardiac surgery

Heart transplant, ECMO and LVAD patient management in OR and ICU

 Dr. Rajeev Ranjan is Director Cardiac Anaesthesia and CTVS ICU at Jayprabha Medanta Patna.  He is well acclaimed in India in his field. Dr. Ranjan is a leading cardiac anaesthesiologist and cardiac intensivist in India, with vast experience of more than 20 years in his field. Post completing his PDCC from SGPGIMS in 2005, Dr. Ranjan joined Fortis hospital Mohali and rose to the level of consultant at Max hospital Saket New Delhi. In 2008 he joined Global health Limited and rose to the level of senior consultant by 2015 followed by principal consultant in 2018. After working for over 12 years in Medanta Gurgaon in different capacities he joined Medanta Patna as director. He has vast experience in managing critically ill cardiac patients of both adult and pediatric age group. Dr.Rajeev Ranjan has saved many patients who were critically sick.

Dr. Rajeev has undergone visiting fellowship training from university of Chicago USA in managing ECMO, cardiac transplant and cardiac Assist device patients in 2012. He has many publications in national and international journals of repute. He delivered lectures and part of seminars in different national and international fora. He has presented his research papers at many national and international forums including ISCB meeting at Copenhagen Denmark

Medical Qualifications

MDPatna Medical college2002
MBBSRIMS Ranchi1998

Specialization and Expertise

  • Perioperative trans esophageal Echocardiography
  • ECMO cannulation and decannulation
  • Adult and pediatric CVP line, arterial line, pulmonary artery catheter and IABP and intercostal drain tube placement.
  • Intercostal and abdominal collection drainage 

Memberships & Certifications

  • ISA


  • :   Intravenous lidocaine 0.5 mg.kg-1 effectively suppresses fentanyl-induced cough Pandey CK, Raza M, Ranjan R, Singhal V, Kumar M, Lakra A, Navkar DV, Agarwal A, Singh RB, Singh U, Singh PK.Can J Anaesth. 2005 Feb;52(2):172-5. doi: 10.1007/BF03027724.,
  • :   Percutaneous transhepatic biliary dilatation under thoracic epidural analgesia in a patient with a recent myocardial infarction Agarwal A, Dhiraaj S, Raza M, Pandey R, Ranjan R, Pandey CK, Shiopriye. Can J Anaesth. 2005 Apr;52(4):438-9. doi: 10 .1007/BF03016293.,
  • :   Gabapentin provides effective postoperative analgesia whether administered pre-emptively or post-incisionChandra Kant Pandey 1, Vinay Singhal, Mukesh Kumar, Archana Lakra, Rajeev Ranjan, Rashmi Pal, Mehdi Raza, Uttam Singh, Prabhat Kumar Singh Can J Anaesth. 2005 Oct;52(8):827-31. doi: 10.1007/BF03021777.,
  • :   Intravenous lidocaine suppresses fentanyl-induced coughing: a double-blind, prospective, randomized placebo-controlled study Chandra K Pandey 1, Mehdi Raza, Rajeev Ranjan, Archana Lakra, Anil Agarwal, Uttam Singh, R B Singh, Prabhat K Singh. Anesth Analg. 2004 Dec;99(6):1696-1698,
  • :   A rare case of cardiac hydatid cyst. Amrita Guha 1, Rajeev Ranjan 1, Pravin Saxena 1, Yatin Mehta 1 Ann Card Anaesth. 2021 Oct-Dec;24(4):470-472.doi: 10.4103/aca. ACA_42_20.Ann Card Anaesth. 2021 Oct-Dec;24(4):470-472.doi:10.4103/aca. ACA_42_20.Ann Card Anaesthesia.,
  • :   Acupressure for prevention of pre-operative anxiety: a prospective, randomised, placebo controlled study A Agarwal 1, R Ranjan, S Dhiraaj, A Lakra, M Kumar, U Singh 2005 Oct;60(10):978-81. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2044.2005.04332.x.,