The Infectious Diseases and Hospital Infection Control Department at the Multispeciality Hospital in Aster Medcity offers comprehensive evidence-based infection management that encompasses both preventive and therapeutic aspects. One of the few facilities of its kind in country to have a certified Infection Control Practitioner as Consultant, the team of trained Doctors and support staff follow international safety and hygiene protocols to set a new benchmark in management of infections - in medical and surgical care. The department, with the help of the Microbiology team, will focus on diagnosis, management and prevention of infectious diseases, including Febrile Illness of Unknown Origin (FUO) & critical infections in the ICU
The Outpatient Department functions from 11am to 1pm, except on Saturdays and Sundays.
Dr. Anup R Warrier is Consultant, Department of Infectious Diseases & Hospital Infection Control. A Physician with over 9 years of experience and specialised training in management of infectious diseases and infections in hospitals, his special interests are Tropical Infections, Fever of Unknown Etiology evaluation, infections in the ICU & HIV Medicine, Antimicrobial Stewardship and cost – effective, evidence based infection Control.
DNB in General Medicine | Fellowship in Infectious Diseases (P D Hinduja Hospital,Mumbai) | Board Certified in Infection Control, Certification in Travel Health, European Diploma in Surgical Infections (SIS-Europe)| MBBS (Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram)
Infectious Diseases Specialist, KIMS Hospital, Trivandrum
In-Charge of Infection Control Program at KIMS Hospital, Trivandrum
Specialized training in Infectious Diseases from premier Institutes in India & USA
Close association with the Intensivists helped gain experience in managing infections in the critically ill
Developed the Infection Control Program at KIMS to the effect that international benchmarking could be done in line with INICC
One of the few Physicians in Kerala formally trained and practicing HIV Medicine
Experienced in evaluation & management of prolonged & undiagnosed fevers and also complicated Tropical Infections.
Management of adult immunizations, fever & infections in travelers
Published Research articles
Proficient in English, Malayalam, Hindi and Telugu
NABL Internal Auditor (Certified - Quality Management & Internal Audit in Medical Laboratories as per ISO 15189:2012) | Fellowship in Infection Control (Medvarsity Apollo) | Fellowship in Infection Control (Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America) | Certificate course in Infection control and good antibiotic prescription practices (GAPP-ICCP 2017 Amrita institute of Medical sciences.)MD in Medical Microbiology (Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram) | MBBS Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram)
Head, Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, Rajagiri Hospital, Kochi
Led the Infection Control Team towards NABH and JCI accreditation.
Head, Department of Bacteriology and Virology, Serat Abidah General Hospital, Saudi Arabia..
Assistant Professor, MOSC Medical College, Kolencherry.
Published research articles.
Proficient in English, Malayalam, Hindi.
Fellowship in Hospital Infection control (Sankara Netralaya, Chennai) | GAPP-ICCP - Certificate course on Good antibiotic prescription practices and Infection control certification programme (Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi) | Infectious Disease certificate course (Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai) | MD in Microbiology (Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi) | MBBS (Jubilee Mission Medical College & Research Institute, Thrissur)
Experience in internal audit: quality management system certificate required for NABL audit.
Published research articles in peer reviewed Journals.
Proficient in English, Malayalam, Hindi
Fellowship in Hospital Infection Control (Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai) | MD in Microbiology (Siddhartha Medical College, Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Andhra Pradesh) | MBBS (PES Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Andhra Pradesh)
Senior Resident, Govt. Medical College, Ananthapur
Experience in internal audit: quality management system certificate required for NABL audit
Currently pursuing a professional diploma in clinical research and pharmacovigilance
Published articles in medical journals
Proficient in English, Hindi, Telugu
Certificate Course in Infectious Diseases (PD Hinduja Hospital Mumbai) | MD in Microbiology (PGIMER, Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi)| MBBS (T D Medical College, Alappuzha)
International Observer at European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Sweden
Post MD research at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Training in Hospital infections & Infection Control workshop at SGPGI, Lucknow
Published research articles
Proficient in English, Malayalam, Hindi