Dr. Smera Manoj

Dr. Smera Manoj

Senior Registrar

Anesthesiology & pain management

Meitra Hospital

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Dr. Smera Manoj, Senior Registrar, Anaesthesia and Pain Management, did her undergraduate training ( MBBS) from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, then went on to do a 3 year course of DNB Anaesthesiology in Baby Memorial Hospital, Kozhikode. She was a Resident DNB at this hospital and  received good hands-on clinical experience and training under senior consultants. She has conducted numerous pre-anaesthetic check-ups for cases  in  various  specialities and has carried out 24 hour duties in the OT, Postoperative ICU, Cardiac ICU and COVlD ICU.


  • General anaesthesia for varied surgeries in the specialities of general surgery; Gastro surgery; Urology; Paediatric surgery; Orthopaedics; Trauma; Plastic surgery; Neurosurgery;  Oromaxillofacial surgery; ENT; Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  • Incubations using C-Mac and insertion of double lumen tubes in incubations using C-Mac.
  • Regional anaesthesia including subarachnoid blocks, epidural blocks. Caudal blocks. USG guided peripheral nerve blocks; Primarily upper limb blocks.
  • USG guided Central venous cannulation; UV and Femoral, Landmark guided Subclavian venous cannulation; HD Catheter insertion; Intra-arterial cannulation (also with FLO-TRAC monitoring) and regular peripheral intravenous cannulations.
  • Anaesthetic management of live donor renal transplantations of donor and recipient.


  • MBBS - Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
  • DNB Anaesthesiology - Baby Memorial Hospital, Kozhikode, Kerala.

Research and Publication

  • Anaesthetic  Management of Patients in Sickle Cell Crisis with Empyema Gall Bladder— CASE REPORT. BMH Med. J. 2021: 8(1): 45-51.
  • Clinical Audit 2019: An Audit of Regular Medication Compliance before Elective Surgery
  • A Double Blind Randomised Control Trial for Comparison of Efficacy of Intravenous Low Dose Midazolam and Very Low Dose Ketamine Versus Low Dose Midazolam in Alleviating the Discomfort during Administration of Spinal Anaesthesia in Patients undergoing Elective Caesarean  Section