Dr Sham Kumar Sadanand

MBBS (Manipal), M. Anaes (UM), AM (MALAYSIA), MBA (Strathclyde)

Dr Sham Kumar Sadanand has been in private practice since 1996 and comes to us with a wealth of skill and knowledge in the field of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Management. He was one of the founders of Island Hospital in Penang and subsequently worked at numerous medical centres in the country over the years before coming to UCSI Hospital to join us in the vision of creating a center of tertiary medical excellence within our Health Metropolis concept.
His area of interest in Anaesthesia is anaesthesia for neurosurgery and cardiac surgery besides being trained in anaesthesia for other complex surgeries such as hepatobiliary, urology, thoracic and paediatric surgery. He also has extensive experience in anaesthesia for spine surgery. His passion for intensive care has led him to set up and head intensive care units in all the centres he has worked at. He is experienced in handling complex ventilation, cardiovascular support, renal replacement therapy and neuro intensive care among others treatment methods. His special area of interest in intensive care is the management of septic shock and the various complications associated with this condition. He also uses various modalities such as patient controlled analgesia pumps and epidural techniques to control post-operative pain and also provide pain control to women in labour. ​
With Dr Sham’s skills and experience, UCSI is able to embark on providing patients with the best anaesthetic support for surgery in complex cases, thus assuring our patients of the best outcomes combined with excellent post-operative pain control and life support in the intensive care if required.​