Shabna Kakkatil

Dr. Shabna Kakkatil Specialist Anesthesia

Years of Experience : 6

Nationality : India

Languages Known : English, Hindi, Malayalam



Dr. Shabna Kakkatil, MBBS, MD, is a highly motivated and responsible anesthesiologist with over six years of work experience. She earned her MBBS degree from the Academy of Medical Sciences, Kerala, and further specialized with an MD in Anaesthesia from MES Medical College, Kerala. She began her professional career in a prestigious NABH-accredited tertiary care hospital, EMS Memorial Co-Operative Hospital, Kerala, and later moved to UAE and worked as a specialist anaesthesiologist at Thumbay University Hospital, Ajman. She gained her experience in various specialties and subspecialties like laparoscopic surgeries, cardiac and vascular surgeries, neurosurgery, otorhinolaryngology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, pediatric and neonatal surgeries, plastic and cosmetic surgeries, obstetric and gynecological surgeries, including labor analgesia. Her areas of expertise include,

  • Obstetric anesthesia
  • Pediatric anesthesia
  • Cardiac anesthesia

Awards & Achievements

  • Diploma in regional anaesthesia and analgesia, University of Montpellier (Dubai Campus)
  • Certificate of competence in health profession education (Gulf Medical University)
  • Former Joint secretary ISA Malappuram city branch
  • AHA accredited BLS & ACLS provider

Research & Publications

  • Pain relief after laparoscopic Gynecologic surgeries - A comparative study of intraperitoneal instillation of bupivacaine with morphine ,bupivacaine with dexmedetomidine and bupivacaine alone. Approved by Kerala University of Health Sciences on April 2016
  • General anaesthesia for a child with cleido cranial dysplasia-case report Journal of evolution of Medical and Dental sciences 2014;Vol.3, Issue 67,December 2004;Page 14549-14552 DOI:10.14260/jemds/2014/3953


  • Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists
  • Indian Medical Association