Doctor Details

  • Name Dr. Punidha Kaliaperumal
  • Address Sarvodaya Hospital Research Centre Sector 8
  • DesignationHOD & Sr. Consultant - Centre for Emergency & Trauma
  • SpecialtyEmergency & Trauma

Dr. Punidha Kaliaperumal

Dr Punidha Kaliaperumal is a graduate from the prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. She did her post-graduation in Emergency Medicine (MEM) from George Washington University, USA in collaboration with Max Institute of Medical Excellence, New Delhi. Her research in trauma, during her post-graduation was awarded the ISTAC (Indian Society of Trauma and Acute Care) bursary at the Trauma Conference, 2011 in AIIMS, New Delhi. She is an AHA certified BLS, ACLS and PALS instructor. To combine her love for adventure with work, she did a short course in Expedition and Wilderness Medicine from Keswick, UK. She has given medical cover for expeditions like tracking snow leopards in Ladakh. She further did her super specialization in Disaster Medicine from Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale (UPO), Italy and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium. Her aim or passion as she prefers to call it is to develop Disaster Medicine in India and set it to international standards. Recently, she was on a humanitarian mission to Iraq, where she was instrumental in setting up an Emergency Department in Sinjar and imparting healthcare to the Yezidi population, traumatized by the ISIS and the Iraq war.


Disaster Medicine

Wilderness & Expedition Medicine

Humanitarian Medicine & Public Health


Masters in Emergency Medicine

European Masters in Disaster Medicine

Expedition & Wilderness Medicine

AHA certified BLS, ACLS & PALS instructor

ATLS provider

FCCS provider

Bedside Ultrasonography in ED course, GWU

International Emergency Medicine Faculty Development & Teaching Course, University of Maryland


She has worked with Max Hospital, Gurgaon as Head of Emergency and as a Senior Consultant in Paras Hospital Gurgaon. She has international experience from Bahrain. She also has worked with Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders), with whom she was deployed in Iraq on a humanitarian mission

Other Information

Languages spoken:

English, Hindi, Tamil, French

Professional Memberships:

Delhi Medical Council

Bahrain Medical Society

Society of Emergency Medicine India (SEMI)

Indian Society of Toxicology