Dr. Vandana graduated from Dr.DY Patil medical college, Mumbai and postgraduated from GMC, Aurangabad. She did her post doctoral in liver transplant anaesthesia from ILBS in year 2013 and has worked as consultant anesthesia at Max Hospital, Bathinda before joining ILBS in the year 2013. She has keen interest in practice of critical care medicine. Her areas of expertise include percutaneous tracheostomy, transcranial doppler and ultrasound guided vascular access.
Worked as a Senior resident in Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences, New Delhi from October 2009 to December 2011.
Worked as Attending Consultant Anaesthesia and Critical Care at Max Superspeciality Hospital, Bathinda from Jan 2012 to December 2012
Completed PDCC Liver Transplant Anaesthesia Course at Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences from Jan 2013 to December 2013.
Worked as a Senior resident at Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences from Jan 2014 –June 2014
MBBS : , Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Navi Mumbai, 2004
M.D. Anaesthesia : Government Medical College, Aurangabad, 2009
PDCC Liver Transplant Anesthesia : ILBS, 2013
Number of publications
Critical care related to Liver Disease
Coagulopathy in Liver Disease
Intravascular volume assessmentin liver disease.
Non invasive cerebral monitoring in acute liver failure
Liver transplant (Adult and Pediatric)
Validity of thromboelastogram to predict bleeding after central venous cannulation in liver disease.
Inferior vena cava distensibility in liver disease: Comparison of hemodynamically stable and unstable patients.
Ultrasound guided vascular access
Perioperative Transesophageal ECHO Workshop – Advanced Echocardiography held at Medanta, Medicity, Gurgaon in April 2014
Total Number of publications (till date): 10
Number of projects :
Validity of Thromboelastogram TEG to predict bleeding after central venous cannulation in liver disease and correlation with lab parameters.
Start date : April 2013
Inferior vena cava distensibility in liver disease: Comparison of hemodynamically stable and unstable patients:
Start date: March 2014
• Total Number of publications in 2017: 1
• Total number of projects: 2
Saluja V, Pandey V, Pandey CK, Singhal A. Titrated dose of drotrecogin alpha for liver transplant recipient. J Postgrad Med. 2012 Oct-Dec; 58(4):330-1
Saluja V, Singh G. Healthcare technology: is it cost efficient? Anesthesiology. 2014 Oct;121(4):905-6
Pandey CK, Saluja V (2014) Prognostic Models in Cirrhosis: An Anesthetist Perspective. J Clin Trials 4:186.
CK Pandey, ST Karna, A Singh, VK Pandey, M Tandon, V Saluja. Hepatorenal Syndrome: A Decade Later. JAPI • August 2014 • Vol. 62
Poster presentation on ‘Effect of fingernail polish on pulse oximetry’ at MISACON-2008 and IRCON-2009