Dr. Meenu Chadha

HOD, Senior Anesthesiologist & Pain Physician




MBBS, M.D (Anaesthesia), FICA


35 Years


CARE CHL Hospitals, Indore

Best Anaesthesiologist in Indore


Dr. Meenu Chadha is the head of the department of anaesthesia at CARE CHL Hospitals. She is a senior anaesthesiologist with 33 years of experience and is also practising pain medicine for the last 12 years. She has done her MD anaesthesia and is also a fellow of the Indian College of Anaesthesiologists. She is an avert academician. She has been a faculty speaker and delivered guest lectures and orations at national and international levels. She also has numerous publications both national and International to her credit. She has also held various posts at the state and city level.

She is the past president and honorary secretary of the MP state of the Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists (ISA). She is also the past president and editor of the Indore city branch of ISA. Nischetana a newsletter of the Indore city branch was her brainchild and has now been converted to the MP State Journal. She was also the founder and secretary of the Indore city branch of the Indian Society for the Study of Pain. She is a peer reviewer of the JOACP and IJA.

Recently, she received the ISA proficiency award in 2021. Clinically she has experience in conducting all kinds of high-risk surgeries for neonates to octogenarians. She has vast experience in cardiac anaesthesia, neuro anaesthesia, onco-anaesthesia, trauma, orthopaedic anaesthesia, pediatric anaesthesia, laparoscopic anaesthesia, and acute and chronic pain management.

Fields of Experience

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Management
  • In all kinds of high-risk Anaesthesia cases including Neuro, Orthopaedic, Oncology, Paediatric, and Laparoscopic Anaesthesia


  • Rare case of Pulmonary oedema following foreign body bronchus- Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology- 05
  • Controversies in Neuroanaesthesia- UP Anaesthesia Update- 05
  • Drug interactions in Anaesthesia- Middle East Journal Aneasthesiology- 05, AS with CRF- JOACP Jan 08
  • Ultrasound-guided stellate Ganglion block for resistant Ventricular tachycardia-Indian Journal of Pain Jan 08
  • Pharmacological pain relief in Pediatric patients- Middle East Journal of Anaesthesiology -08


  • MBBS
  • M.D (Anaesthesia)
  • FICA

Awards and Recognitions

  • Have been a Faculty Speaker at Various National Conferences for the Last 20 Years
  • Presented Papers at National and International Conferences

Languages Known

Hindi & English

Fellow Membership

  • Fellow of Indian College of Anaesthesiology
  • Life Member IMA, ISA; Indian Society of Pain
  • RSCAP Society of Neuro Anaesthesia, Indian College of Anaesthesiology
  • Indian Society of Critical Care Unit
  • Affiliate Member American Society of Anaesthesiologists
  • Life Couple Member, Indian Medical Association
  • Life Member, Indian Society Of Anaesthesiologists
  • Life member RSACP
  • Life member Society of Neuroanaesthesia
  • Life Member Indian Society of Pain
  • Life Member Society of Cardiovascular Anaesthesia
  • Life Member ICA- Membership No. 385
  • Affiliate member ASA
  • Life member of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Life Member, Indore Society of Anaesthetists (Active participant as a speaker and publications in the local bulletin “Nishchetna”

Past Positions

  • 1-year Internship, M.G.M. Medical College, Indore, 1985
  • 1 year House Job in Medicine, M.G.M. Medical College, Indore, 1986
  • 2 years Resident Medical Officer in Anaesthesia M.G.M. Medical College, Indore, 1987-88
  • 2 years Senior Registrar Research Dept. of Anaesthesia Choithram Hospital and Research Center, Indore, 1989-90
  • 1 year Junior Assistant Dept. of Anaesthesia, Choithram Hospital and Research Center, Indore, 1991
  • 1 year 10 months Clinical Assistant Dept. of Anaesthesia, Choithram Hospital and Research Center, Indore, 1992
  • Consultant Dept. of Anaesthesia, Choithram Hospital and Research Center, Indore, 1994, Since April
  • Observer in 2000 Cardiac Anaesthesia, Leelavati Hospital, Mumbai, April – One week
  • Associate Professor & In Charge Cardio-thoracic Anaesthesia, Choithram Hospital & Research Centre, Indore, Jan 2002 - April 2007
  • Chief Anaesthetist, OT Superintendent and Pain Consultant, Vishesh Hospital & Diagnostic Center, Indore, From April 2007 till March 2016
  • Senior Anaesthesiologist & Pain Physician, CHL Hospital, Indore, From April 2016 - Present

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