Dr Shalini Subramanian is a consultant in anesthesiology with over 14 years of experience and currently works with Narayana Nethralaya, a tertiary care eye centre in Bangalore. She completed her MBBS in 2004 from Madras Medical college where she was the recipient of eight gold medals. She finished her MD in anesthesiology in 2008 from the prestigious All India institute of medical sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi. She worked as a specialist in Anesthesia and Critical care at ESI post graduate institute and hospital at New Delhi before moving to Bangalore where she went on to complete her fellowship in pediatric anesthesia from Indira Gandhi institute of child health in 2014. She lives and practises in Bangalore currently. Her areas of interest are pediatric anesthesia, ophthalmic anesthesia, intensive care, biostatistics and safety in anesthesia practice. She is also a credentialed anesthesiologist with Operation Smile, an organization providing surgical rehabilitation of children with cleft lip and palate. She takes a keen interest interest in research as well as teaching post graduate students and is a regular speaker at the AIIMS PG assembly. She has over 20 publications in national and international peer reviewed journals and received several awards for her work in ophthalmic anesthesia. She is also a founder of the Association of Ophthalmic anesthesiologists of India (AIOA) and an active member of the same