Sumedh Jajoo


Dr Sumedh Jajoo graduated from MGIMS in 2005. After completion of internship he did rural posting in Jan Swasthya Sahayog, Ganiyari, a NGO providing low cost quality health care services in rural Chhatishgarh. He gives credit to Jan Swasthya Sahayog in shaping his vision as a holistic doctor. He completed his post graduation in General Medicine in 2012 from MGIMS and during post graduation he did dissertation titled 'Pattern and Problems of pesticide poisoning in rural teaching hospital' under guidance of Dr SP Kalantri. Results of this study led to implementation of management protocols which reduced mortality in organophosphorus poisoned patients from 22% to 12% in two years.

With aim to do broad based super speciality course and to provide low cost Critical Care in rural areas, he decided to do Critical Care Medicine. He obtained Fellow of National Board in Critical Care Medicine under mentor Dr Ram E. Rajagopalan from Sundaram Medical Foundation, Chennai. He has learned to manage critically ill medical, surgical patients and also mastered skills in bedside ultrasonography, echocardiography, temporary pacemaker insertion, per cutaneous tracheotomy, non invasive ventilation and mechanical ventilation in critically ill patients. His areas of interests are non invasive ventilation, ARDS ventilation including prone ventilation, organophosphorus compound poisoning and antibiotic stewardship.

He is AHA accredited BLS and ACLS instructor with dream to train cardiopulmonary resuscitation to maximum number of medical staff in hospital.

He also wishes to keep contact with 40 adopted villages around Sevagram through village health assurance scheme.


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