Sheila Myatra

Prof. Sheila Nainan Myatra MD, FCCM, FICCM

Sheila Myatra is a Professor of Critical Care Medicine, working at the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, India. She is the President of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM). She is the Chair of the Intensive & Critical Care Medicine Committee of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA). She is the Immediate Past President of the All India Difficult Airway Association (AIDAA).

She is a member of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SCC) Research Committee and COVID guidelines committee and a Steering Committee Member of the Asia Pacific Sepsis Alliance (APSA). She is among the 14 international airway experts on the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) difficult airway guidelines and the PUMA guidelines (Project for the Universal Management of the Airway). She has led the development of the AIDAA difficult airway guidelines and the first guideline for tracheal intubation in ICU. Her research interests include hemodynamic monitoring, airway management and sepsis. She has developed a new test in hemodynamic monitoring, called the “tidal volume challenge” (CCM 2017).

She was awarded the European Airway Management Society (EAMS) Honorary Membership in 2022.Awarded FCCM (American College of CCM) and FICCM by ISCCM. She delivered the William C Shoemaker Honorary Lecture at SCCM 2023 in San Francisco, USA. She serves on the editorial board of several journals including Anaesthesia, Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia, Journal of Critical Care, Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine, Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology, Indian Journal of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine (past Editorial Board member). She has several publications to her credit.