Dr. Ravi Babu Komalla, Head of the Paediatrics and Paediatric Critical Care Department

Dr Ravi Babu Komalla Paediatrician & Intensivist

Dr. Ravi Babu Komalla

M.D (Paediatrics), IDPCCM (Paediatric Critical Care)

Head of the Paediatrics and Paediatric Critical Care Department


M.D (Paediatrics)

IDPCCM (Paediatric Critical Care)

Professional Synopsis:

Dr Ravi Komalla qualified for MD Pediatrics from Gandhi Medical College & subsequently completed his Fellowship In Pediatric Critical Care (IDPCCM) from Rainbow Children’s Hospital, Bangalore.

He is the Head of Department – Pediatrics & Critical Care at AIG Hospitals with a vast experience of more than 14 years in the field of Pediatrics & Pediatric Critical Care.

His expertise lies in managing tertiary care pediatric emergencies including Respiratory Diseases, Complex Cardiac Cases (Including post operative cases), Life threatening Intoxications & Trauma cases as well . He has managed patients of all ages ranging from sick neonates to older post transplant or neurosurgical patients with multi organ dysfunction. He is well versed in Advanced Ventilatory techniques , Renal Replacement Therapy (Dialysis) & is familiar with use of support devices like Temporary Cardiac Pacing etc. He was Faculty at a Workshop for hand on training in Pedaitric Invasive procedures held under the aegis of Critical Care society & conducted at Star Hospital Hyderabad. He is an excellent teacher & goes the extra mile to familiarize junior doctors as well as para medical staff in the finer nuances of pediatric critical care.

He has been trained in Point of care Ultrasound , Bedside Echocardiography & Transplant Critical Care. His goal is to design an individual plan to help each & every patient achieve the best possible outcome. He is an active member of the Paeditric critical care Society & is involved in their Teaching & Training programmes.

Areas of Interest:

  • Critical Congenital Heart Diseases
  • Acute Respiratory distress syndrome
  • Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) in PICU
  • Paediatric Echocardiography
  • Teaching Paediatric Critical Care Fellows and Nursing staff
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy


  • Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP)
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Chapter under IAP
  • Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • National Pediatric and Fetal Cardiology Forum


  • Presented a paper for Y.R.Choudary gold medal AP-Pedicon twin cities, Hyderabad. on Impact of asthma clinic in Gandhi Hospital, hyderabad.
  • Presented a paper for Y.RChoudary Gold medal AP pedicon, Tirupathi on comparision of PEFR in rural and semiurban school children.
  • Presented a paper for Y.R.Choudrat gold medal AP pedicon twin cities, Hyderabad on Early detection of bronchial asthma by PEFR as screening modality in semiurban school children.


  • Unique pattern of late gadolinium enhancement on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in Duchenne muscular dystrophy Madhusudan Ganigara, Bharti Sharma, Ravi Babu Komalla, Suman Y. Vyas, Gopichand Mannam, Nitin Krishna Rao. APC(Annals of pediatric cardiology)Vol 9/ Issue 2/ May-August 20 16