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Dr. Johnson K Varghese

Consultant - Emergency Medicine

MBBS, MRCEM (UK), Disaster Medicine Instructor (NDLSF,USA), Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support
English, Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil

Dr. Johnson is a distinguished Emergency Physician with vast years of experience in the field of emergency medicine. He completed his medical training at esteemed institutions, including Kottayam Medical College in Kerala, the JCI accredited Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, and the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) in the UK. His comprehensive training covers a spectrum of specialties within emergency medicine, making him proficient in areas such as Wilderness Medicine, Transfer Medicine (including air transport), Disaster Medicine, Acute Medicine, Toxicology, Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Advanced Trauma Care, and Sports Medicine. Dr. Johnson's diverse skill set reflects his commitment to staying at the forefront of medical advancements, ensuring that he is well-equipped to handle a broad range of medical emergencies and provide optimal care to his patients.

His commitment to excellence has earned him the prestigious Indian Health Professionals Award (IHPA) for Best Emergency Physician in 2020. Notably, he is also a recipient of the FICCI Healthcare Awards in 2023 for his outstanding contributions to the community through the innovative program 'BeFirst.' As an International Faculty of Emergency Medicine for George Washington University in the USA, Dr. Johnson brings a global perspective to his practice. His expertise extends to being a Training Centre Faculty (TCF) for the American Heart Association and a Training Instructor for ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) & PHTLS (Prehospital Trauma Life Support). Additionally, he serves as an international trainer for disaster medicine accredited by NDLSF, USA, showcasing his commitment to advancing emergency care on a global scale. Dr. Johnson's multifaceted contributions underscore his dedication to the field of emergency medicine and community healthcare.

Awards and recognitions

Trained in:

  • Emergency Ultrasound investigation to perform E-FAST
  • Placement of central venous catheters and perform nerve blocks
  • Venipuncture, Central Line Insertion, Chest Tube Drain Insertion, Surgical Airways, Bacterial Culture Techniques, Endotracheal Intubation Transvenous and Transcutaneous Pacing
  • Certified BLS, ACLS trainer

Worked as:

  • Consultant / Chief – Emergency Services, Muthoot Healthcare, Kozhencerry
  • Resident – Apollo Hospitals, Chennai
  • CMO - Sanjeevani Multispeciality Hospital, Chengannur
  • CMO – St. John’s Hospital, Rajakkad

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