Dr. Saurav Sekhar Paul

Consultant - Infectious Diseases Institute of Critical Care and Anaesthesiology



A contemporary infectious disease expert trained in internal medicine and infectious disease at the most prestigious institute in India (AIIMS, New Delhi). With more than 6 years of experience, He is passionate about delivering impeccable care to patients with any kind of community or hospital-acquired infections (including COVID-19), HIV, TB, fungal infections, infections in transplant recipients and critical care ID. He has special interest in managing PUO, tropical fever (dengue, malaria, scrub typhus), bone and joint infections, meningoencephalitis and infective endocarditis. He has attained explicit training in diagnostic and anti-microbial stewardship and believe in scientific evidenced based patient care.

Medical Qualifications

DM Infectious DiseasesAll India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi2017
MBBSMedical College Kolkata2009

Specialization and Expertise

  • Critical care Infectious Disease
  • Infections in immunocompromised (HIV, Transplant, HSCT/SOT, PID)
  • Invasive and emerging mycosis/fungal infections
  •  Community-acquired and tropical infections

Memberships & Certifications

  • Member of CIDS, India

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Certification for AMSP, AIIMS New Delhi
  • Co-author EPTB module, 2023 (WHO, MoHFW)
  • Co-creator of AIIMS Departmental website
  • Co-creator of AIIMS antibiotic policy App on Playstore


  • :   he Lancet Respiratory medicine: Tomato flu: misnomer for a common disease. vol. 11,1 (2023): e3.,
  • :   Drug discoveries & therapeutics (DDT): Pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum in patients with COVID-19: A retrospective study from tertiary care institute in India (2021) 15(6), 310–316.,
  • :   Critical care (London, England): A smartphone comes to the rescue during tracheostomy (2019). 23(1), 25.,
  • :   Lung India: Silent Hypoxia in Coronavirus disease-2019: Is it more dangerous? -A retrospective cohort study (2022). 39(3):247-253.,
  • :   Indian journal of community medicine (IJCM): The Effectiveness of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination in Preventing Severe Illness and Death: Real-world Data from a Cohort of Patients Hospitalized with COVID-19 (2022). 47(4), 510–516.,
  • :   Journal of Family medicine and primary care(JFMPC): Holistic approach to patient care in COVID-19: Need of an hour (2020). 9(10), 5423–5424.,
  • :   Journal of Family medicine and primary care(JFMPC): Fifty Shades of COVID-19 - Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura in HIV-TB-COVID Co-Infection (2021) 10(7), 2703–2705.,
  • :   Research Square: Clinical Characteristics And Outcomes of 16 Cases With COVID19 and Mucormycosis: Experience From A Tertiary Care Center In India and Review of Literature (2021),
  • :   Clinical Case Reports International: Z. Anaphylactic Reaction to Parenteral Artesunate (2023) 7: 1455,