Dr. Rajesh Kumar Pande is a Director & Senior Consultant at the BLK Super Speciality Centre for Critical Care, New Delhi. His educational qualifications include an MBBS from GSVM Medical College, Kanpur, India; an MD in Anaesthesiology from the same institute; and a PDCC in Cardiac Anaesthesia from SGPGIMS, Lucknow, India. In his 27 years of medical experience, Dr. Pande has worked as a Consultant and Professor across various reputed hospitals across the nation. He completed his Senior Residency & Fellowship from the Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Post Graduate Medical Sciences, Lucknow, and also got an Advanced Training in Critical Care from the Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium. His main areas of specialisation are Life-threatening infections, Organization of ICU Services, Antimicrobial resistance & Infection Control, Sepsis & Septic Shock, Advanced therapies in Septic shock syndromes, Ventilatory and non-Ventilatory strategies in ARDS, End of life care issues, High altitude medicine. His fellowships include an FCCM from the American College of Critical Care Medicine, and an FICCM from the Indian College of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Pande is also a member of various medical societies in India and abroad.