Critical Care Medicine Specialist

Dr. Alai Taggu

Critical Care Medicine (Specialist)
Aster Hospital, Mankhool,
Aster Hospital, Al Qusais
Critical Care Medicine
Languages Spoken: English, Hindi, Tamil, Urdu
Education: MBBS, MD, DM
Specialization: Critical Care Medicine
Nationality: Indian
DOH License Grade: Specialist
Type of Physician: Fulltime


  • M.B.B.S,Netaji subhas chandra Bose Medical College, Madhya Pradesh, India.
  • M.D, Anaesthesiology and Critical care, Premier central Institute, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical and Research (JIPMER) Pondicherry, India.
  • D.M, Critical care medicine, St.Johns Medical College, Bangalore, India.
  • European Diploma in intensive care under(EDIC) ESICM, Berlin,Germany
  • Fellow of American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP) by ACCP, USA.
  • ACLS and BLS certified instructor American Heart Association (AHA)
  • ATLS certified instructor potential, AHA.
  • Member of Royal college of Physicians, UK
  • Instructor BASIC critical care under Chinese university of Hongkong
  • Certified Sonologist and Endoscopist Mediscans, Endoscopy centre, Chennai, India

Professional Associations

  • Head of Department, Critical Care Medicine (Associate Professor), University Hospital MGM College and Research Institute, Pondicherry
  • Member of American College of Chest Physicians, Illinois, USA
  • Member of European Society of Intensive Care Medicine, Brussels, Belgium
  • Member of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Member of Indian Federation of Ultrasound Medicine and Biology

Professional Experience

  • Specialist critical care physician for more than 10 years experience in premier Hospitals.
  • Head of department, Associate Professor, Critical care medicine, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Critical care medicine, Sri RamachandraMedical College, Chennai, India.
  • Senior Registrar, DM residency programme, St.Johns Medical College, Bangalore
  • Senior Fellow, National Boards (FNB), Yashoda Multispeciality Hospital, Hyderabad
  • Postgraduate tutor, Critical care medicine, Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore.
  • Junior Registrar, MD residency programme, JIPMER, Pondicherry

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered

  • ARDS/Sepsis/Shock- evaluation and management.
  • Advanced Mechanical Ventilation like NAVA, HFOV.
  • Advanced Hemodynamic Monitoring
  • Critical care nephrology and Neurology
  • Critical care ultrasonography-echo/lung USg/DVT/TCD/Abdomen
  • Multi-organ failure evaluation and management- evidence based medicine.
  • Antibiotic stewardship and Infection control practice
  • Quality indicators (ICU) audits and Critical care CME
  • Tele-ICU practice and simulations.
  • Critical care special OPD- follow up , second opinions regarding weaning practices, antibiotics policies, cross consultations in critically ill patients