Dr. Rajani Sundar, – Chairperson Anaesthesia

Area of Expertise: Paediatric Anaesthesia

She started her career as Assistant Medical Officer in the Department of Anaesthesia of GKNM Hospital in 1980 and became the Head of the Department in 1984 and has been heading the department since then.

She Was Instrumental in starting the DNB programme in Anaesthesia in 2001. She is a DNB Trainee, Guide and an Examiner.

B.Sc in Anaesthesia and OT technology courses were started in 2012 in GKNM Hospital under her able guidance.


Monday to Saturday


8 AM to 4 Pm
  1. Post graduate diploma in medico legal systems -Symbosis Centre of Health Care
  2. Post graduate diploma in family health - Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute ,Porur Chennai
  3. Post graduate Diploma in Health Sciences Echocardiography Annamalai University
  4. Certificate course in basic counselling skills from the Valliammal Institution Madurai
Distinguished service award from GKNM hospital in 2011
  1. Large tracheal cast-An unusual cause of acute airway obstruction Asian Cardiovascular & Thoracic Annals - Case report 1996 Vol 4, Issue 4 Page 241-242.
  2. Anaesthetic management of acquired non mealignant tracheo oesophageal fistula – Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia Vol,Number 1.Jan 1998 Page 56-59
  3. Infected cystic hygroma in a child with laryngeal involvement. Role of LMA in emeregency decompression. J.Anaesthesia Pharmacology 2007;23(1):83-84
  4. Comparative evaluation of propofol & ketamine and propofol & fentanyl in minor minor gynaecological surgery. Indian J.Anaesthesia 45,100-103.31.2007
  5. Radial artery flows comparative study .Asian Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Annals Vol 8, No 3, 2000 Page 224-226 November 2-2010.
  6. Aortic valve repair in young patients with vsd with aortic regurgitation -experience. Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery March 2013
  7. Efficacy of tranexamic acid as compared to aprotinin in open heart surgery in children. Ann Card Anaesthesia 2015 Jan -March 18 (1) 23-26
  8. Teratoma arising from hepatoduodenal ligament in the new born with transection of portal vein, hepatic artery and bileduct & surgical challeng IJAPS Vol 23, Issue Pg 45-46