Dr. Yatin Mehta

Chairman Institute of Critical Care and Anaesthesiology



Credited for over 200 publications and 250 presentations at conferences

National coordinator for Dr. Rosenthal’s International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC)

On editorial board of many journals

Previously Senior Consultant Anaesthesiology and Critical Care at Apollo Hospital, New Delhi and Director, Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care at Escorts Heart Institute and Research Ce..

Medical Qualifications

FRCARoyal College of Anaesthetists, Queens University Hospital, London1984
M.D.AIIMS, New Delhi1980
M.B.B.S.University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi1976

Specialization and Expertise

  • Cardiac Anaesthesia
  • Critical Care
  • Pain Management
  • Cardiopulmonary Resusciation

Memberships & Certifications

  • Reviewer of Indian Journal of Medical Sciences
  • Reviewer of Annals of Thoracic Surgery
  • Reviewer of Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
  • Life member of Indian Society of Anesthesiologists (ISA)
  • Life member of Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Anaesthesiologists (IACTA)
  • Life member of Indian Association of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons (IACTS)
  • Life member of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM)

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Invited for Prof Vijay Laxmi Kamat Oration, 2011
  • Awarded Medical Doctor of the Year title by Emedinews, 2010
  • Invited for Prof V A Punnoose Memorial Oration, 2009
  • Exemplary Contribution Award, 2008
  • Invited for ISA City Branch Oration, 2003
  • Invited for British Heart Foundation Oration, 2002
  • Invited for Venkata Rao Oration, 2001
  • Invited for Brg. P.N. Bhatt Oration, 2000


  • Liver function studies: following repeated halothane, diethylether and trichloroethylene anaesthesia - an experimental study :   MD Thesis; A.I.I.M.S., 1979
  • HIV and lung disease: A practical approach. Jaypee Brothers (pub), New Delhi, pp 462-482, Mehta Y, Vats M. Critical Care in Respiratory failure :   in (Arora VK ed) Manual on tuberculosis, 2009
  • Aggarwal V, Gera P, Gupta R (eds.) pp 1-15, Juneja R, Mehta Y. "Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation :   Manual of Medical Emergencies. Grover A, 2007
  • Vineet Nayyar (ed). Jaypee Brothers (pub) New Delhi, Juneja R, Mehta Y. Atrial fibrillation in Cardiac Surgical Patients :   Critical Care Update, 2006
  • Sleep disorders & Fiber-optic bronchoscopy. Jaypee Pub, New Delhi, Mehta Y, Vats M. Evidence based guidelines for admission in intensive respiratory care unit – Indian contrext :   Arora VK (ed) Practical approach to critical respiratory medicine, 2005
  • New Delhi; pp 87-95, Mehta Y, Khanna S. Hemodynamic Monitoring in Respiratory Patients in the ICU :   Practical approach to respiratory diseases. Emergency Pulmonary Medicine. Arora VK (Ed). Jaypee Pub, 2005
  • Aggarwal V, Gera P, Gupta R (eds) Manual of Medical Emergencies, Vol 2. New Delhi, India, Mehta Y, Juneja R. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation :   In Grover A, 2003
  • Trehan N,Kumar A(eds),New Delhi, pp 283-293, Mehta Y. Noncardiac surgery inpatients with coronary artery disease :   New Developments in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery. Thompson Press (Pub), 1994
  • Trehan N, Kumar A (eds), New Delhi, pp 263-272, Mehta Y. Anesthesia for carotid endarterectomy: techniques, cerebral protectionand intraoperative monitoring :   New Developments in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery". Thomson Press (Pub), 1994
  • Mehta Y, Bhatia YP. Establishing a new cardiac surgical unit, Challenges and solutions.(Editorial) :   Ann Card Anaesth 13:3; 192-195, 2010
  • Mehta Y, Vats M, Sharma M, Arora R, Trehan N. Thoracic Edpidural analgesia for off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease :   Ann Card Anaesth 13:3; 224-230, 2010
  • Mehta Y, Arora D, Sharma KK, Mishra Y, Wasir H, Trehan N. Comparison of continuos thoracic epidural and paravertebral block for postoperative analgesia alter robotic-assisted coronary artery bypass surgery :   Ann Card Anaesth 11:2; 90-95, 2008
  • Mehta Y, Chand RK, Sawhney R , Bhise M Singh A, Trehan N. Cardiac Output Monitoring: Comparison of a New Arterial Pressure Waveform Analysis and Bolus Thermodilution Technique in Patients Undergoing Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery :   J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth; 22:394-399, 2008
  • Mehta A, Rosenthal VD, Mehta Y, Chakravarthy M et al. Device-associated nosocomial infection rates in intensive care units of seven Indian cities. Findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) :   J Hosp Infect; 67:168-174, 2007
  • Rosenthal D, Maki DG, Salomao R, Alvarez-Moreno C, Mehta Y, Higuera F, Ceullar EL, Arikan AO, Abouqal R, Lebelebicioglu H. Device associated nosocomial infections in 55 intensive care units of 8 developing contries :   Ann Intern Med; 145: 582-591, 2006
  • Wasir H, Mehta Y, Pawar M, Choudhary A, Kohli A, Meharwal ZS, Bapna RK, Malhotra R, Trehan N. Predictors of operative mortality following primary coronary artery bypass surgery :   Ind Heart J 58:144-148 (accompanied by editorial), 2006
  • Mehta Y, Pawar M, Ansari M, Nair R, Trehan N. Nosocomial infections and balloon counterpulsation: risk factors and outcome :   Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann; 13:4; 316-20, 2005
  • Mehta Y, Kumar S. New horizons for critical care in cardiac surgery (Editoria) :   Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine; 8: 11-13, 2004
  • Pawar M, Mehta Y, Trehan N. Central venous catheter related blood stream infections: Incidence, risk factors, outcome and associated pathogens :   J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 18:3; 304-308, 2004