Dr. Puneet Chopra

Associate Director - Critical Care

Profile Summary

Dr. Puneet Chopra has critical care experience of more than a decade. He has done his MBBS, MD (Anaesthesia) from Government Medical College, Sector 32, Chandigarh. Following post-graduation, he did Indian Diploma in Critical Care Medicine (IDCCM), Indian Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine (IFCCM) and European Diploma in Critical Care Medicine (EDIC). Dr. Puneet Chopra was awarded Anand Memorial award for the best performing candidate all over India in IDCCM course in year 2014. He is involved in academic activities and is teacher of various courses including DNB Critical Care. He has been faculty member in various workshops/conferences and has publications in national journals.

He is a certified teacher for IDCCM, DNB Critical Care.

Job Experiences

  • Senior Consultant Critical Care – SPS Hospital, Ludhiana
  • Consultant Critical Care – SPS Hospital – Ludhiana
  • Specialist Medicine Officer, HCMS
  • Senior Resident Anesthesiology, GMCH – Chandigarh

Area of Expertise

  • Neuro – Critical Care
  • Percutaneous tracheostomy
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • ARDS


  • Life time member (Indian Society of Critical care, Medicine)
  • Member (European Society of Intensive Care Medicine)

Conferences & Course Attended

  • Faculty “Workshop on Mechanical Ventilation” held at SPS Hospitals, Ludhiana on October 29, 2017.
  • Organizing Secretary “Sepsis Update” CME conducted by SPS Hospitals and ISCCM Ludhiana
    on December 15 and 16, 2018.
  • Faculty “Mechanical Ventilation” CME cum workshop held at Govt Medical College and
    Hospital, Patiala on March 17, 2019.
  • Organizing Secretary “Comprehensive Neuro Critical Care Course” under the aegis of Society of
    Neurocritical Care to be held in July 2022.


  • Palta S, Chopra P, Saini V. Successful management of a patient with traumatic tracheobronchial tree injury. Journal of Anaesthesiology and Clinical Pharmacology. 2009; 25: 83-4.
  • Chopra P, Mitra S. Patients with symptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism: An anaesthetic challenge. Indian Journal of Anaesthesia. 2009; 53: 492-5.
  • Mitra S, Chopra P. Chirality and anaesthetic drugs: A review and an update. Indian Journal of Anaesthesia. 2011; 55(6): 556-562. doi:10.4103/0019-5049.90608.
  • Chopra P, Bhatia RS, Pawar SS, Sodhi K. Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) as a differential of sepsis and isolated pons hyper intensity – A case report. Emerg Med (Los Angel) 2016; 6:318. doi:10.4172/2165-7548.1000318.
  • Chopra P, Bhatia RS, Chopra R. Mild encephalopathy/encephalitis with reversible