Dr. Harish Ambekar - SPARSH Hospital
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Dr. Harish Ambekar

Lead Consultant -Critical Care Medicine


MBBS, MD, EDIC(Zurich), European Fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine


Critical Care Medicine

Critical Care Medicine


SPARSH Hospital, Yelahanka

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Dr. Harish Kumar Ambekar, an eminent medical professional, boasts an extensive and distinguished career in Critical Care Medicine, marked by exemplary education, qualifications, and notable achievements.

The journey began with an MBBS from Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences followed by a Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Anesthesiology from MS Ramaiah Medical College.Dr. Harish received comprehensive training at the College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM) in Sydney, Australia, and furthered his expertise with a European Fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine (EDIC) in Zurich.

He is a dedicated member of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM), the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), and the Australia and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS).

In his previous role as Senior Consultant in Critical Care and Chief Intensivist at Fortis Hospital, Cunningham Road, Bangalore, Dr. Harish Kumar Ambekar led medical / surgical / cardiac intensive care. Simultaneously, he held key positions as Chairperson of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee and Chief Chairperson of the Infection Control Committee at Fortis Hospital.

Dr. Harish Kumar Ambekar actively contributes to academia as an Editorial Board member for the Journal of Nutrition Research (JNR) and an accredited teacher/mentor for the Indian Diploma in Intensive Care Course (IDCCM). Additionally, he is serving as the Honorary President of IAPEN India, Bangalore chapter.

Dr. Harish Kumar Ambekar has made significant contributions to critical care research, including participation in international trials such as ARISE and FENICE. His involvement in the BLING phase 2 trial and commitment to academic activities underscores a commitment to advancing the field.

His previous appointments as an advanced fellow and senior registrar roles in Intensive Care Medicine in Sydney, Australia, demonstrates a global perspective and diverse experience.

With a career characterized by leadership, research, and a commitment to advancing critical care practices, Dr. Harish Kumar Ambekar stands as a respected figure in the field, contributing significantly to the medical community.

  • MBBS – Karnataka institute of medical sciences, Hubli
  • MD (Anesthesiology) – MS Ramaiah Medical College
  • European fellowship in Intensive Care Medicine (EDIC)- European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), Zurich
Professional Memberships and Affiliations
  • Life member of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM)
  • Member of European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)
  • Member of ANZICS (Australia and New Zealand Intensive Care Society)
  • Life member of Indian Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (IAPEN) and current President of Bangalore Chapter

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