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Meet Dr. Sushila Kataria - A Hero in Crisis


Dr. Sushila Kataria is considered as one of the best General Physicians across the country. She is specialized in internal medicine and management of infectious diseases. At present, she is appointed as senior director of Internal Medicine Department at Medanta Hospital Gurgaon. Some of her key areas of interest include treatment of multi-organ diseases, lifestyle disorders, adult vaccination, and several contamination diseases.

In the time of Covid-19 crisis, Dr. Sushila has been tirelessly working at the forefront. She was one of the first doctors who started handling Covid patients in India. Here is an overall career graph of the doctor.



  • She was awarded IB Singh Gold Medal for getting First Position in MD in 1993
  • She also received a Silver medal during her education in 1995 and in 1996.
  • Dr. Sushila received the best paper presentation award at APICON in 2003.

Academic Graph:

Medical School -

Dr. Sushila did MBBS from Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences in 1997.

Post Graduation programs -

Later, she did specialization in General Medicine in 2001 from Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences.

Fellowships and Trainings -

She further did PG Diploma in Medico Legal Systems from Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences in 2004. 


Previous Work Experience:

  • 2001-2002: worked as a Senior Resident at PGIMS Rohtak
  • 2002-2005: worked as an Associated Consultant at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital
  • 2005-2007: worked as a consultant at Umkal Hospital, Gurgaon
  • 2007-2010: worked as senior consultant at  Paras Hospital Gurgaon
  • 2010-Present: working as an Associate Director at Medanta Hospital Gurgaon.

Professional Memberships:

Dr. Sushila Kataria is a lifetime member of several esteemed organizations such as:

  • Association of Physicians of India
  • Indian Critical Care Society
  • American Board of Physicians
  • Indian Echocardiography Society
  • Indian Medical Association


Home Care Tips by Dr. Sushila Kataria for Covid-19 patients

  • Patients with mild Covid-19 symptoms can be home quarantined with rest, care and symptomatic control.
  • Take proper rest, but it is important to maintain a daily routine.
  • Sleep and wake up at a fixed time, and take shower every morning.
  • Maintain physical activity for at least 10-15 minutes for 2-3 times a day. 
  • The diet should contain all the essential nutrients.
  • Take a considerable amount of water and fluid intake.
  • It is important to take 3-4 litres of fluid in the form of warm water, tea, coffee, warm milk etc.
  • Patients must have food that is easy to digest and yet wholesome.
  • Take seasonal fruits which are rich in vitamin C.
  • Incorporate natural immunity boosters such as turmeric, honey, tulsi, ginger etc in your daily routine.
  • As lungs are the most affected part in Covid, lying down on the belly helps in improving the oxygenation process.
  • Do breathing exercises either with the help of a spirometer or by using the birthday balloons.
  • To treat throat irritation, it is necessary to do gargles multiple times in a day with warm saline water or a betadine solution.
  • Stay positive and stay happy
  • Read books, listen to music, have conversation with friends.
  • Do not panic
  • Use monitoring instruments like pulse oximeter and thermometer, and blood pressure monitor. Use them 2-3 times a day.
  • In case of persistent high fever of more than 101 degree F, oxygen saturation less than 95%, abdominal pain or confusion, go to the nearest hospital.
  • Do not leave your room unless it is needed for medical care.
  • Do not share your utensils, toothbrush and bedding with anyone.
  • Do not come in close contact with anyone.


Most Common Illnesses Treated by the Doctor

Infectious Diseases - These are the type of illnesses caused by various organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites. Such types of micro-organisms are usually harmless, but may cause sickness under certain conditions. These diseases can be transmitted from one person to another. These can even be transmitted through insects or animals to the humans. Another way of transmission is from contaminated food or water. Signs and symptoms may include fever, body aches, fatigue or many more.

Poisoning - Poisoning is administration of any substance that is harmful to the body. It may be swallowed, inhaled, injected or absorbed into the skin. Poisoning can happen with overdose of any kind of substance such as over-the-counter medicines, illegal drugs, carbon monoxide, pesticides, lead, mercury etc.

The effects of poisoning may include minor symptoms such as inflammation, redness, pain or serious consequences including coma, brain damage or death.

HIV - Human Immunodeficiency Virus or HIV is the organism that causes AIDS. This virus can be transmitted through infected blood, semen, or vaginal fluids. This virus interferes with the body’s immune system. The symptoms may include fever, night sweats, weight loss, fatigue, and several recurrent infections.

Hypertension- This is a condition caused due to raised blood pressure in the body. This happens when the force of blood against the artery walls is high. The normal blood pressure of the body is 80/120 mmHg. The symptoms include increased heart rate, perspiration, shortness of breath etc.


A brief about Medanta Hospital

  • Medanta hospital is located in the national capital of India and lies amongst the largest hospitals across the nation.
  • The hospital has more than 1600 beds and covers nearly 22 specialites.
  • It boasts of its state-of-the-art and high quality treatment at affordable costs.
  • Medanta hospital caters to an average of 20,000 international patients each year from more than 15 countries across the globe.
Author Name
Dr. Kavreen Arora

Published Date
: 21-Sep-2020

Dr. Kavreen Arora

Dr. Kavreen studied medicine and actively practised for few years before she decided to share her knowledge through medical blogs and articles. Since then, Dr. Kavreen has written several articles about the recent advances in various medical treatments, life expectancies, and the best hospitals & doctors across the nation. 

She is a keen observer and likes to keep herself updated with the new technologies. She is an avid reader and an earnest writer in the medical field.

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