Sukumar - Drug Safety Physician - Bangalore, KA, India

Nagasai Sukumar

Bangalore, KA, India


Drug Safety Physician


I have 4 yrs experience in clinical research and am an experienced MedDRA coder

Work History


From December 2012

training- December 2012
• Oncology clinical research fundamentals- September 2012
• Medical data review training- November 2012
• Signal detection training- September 2012
• WHO drug dictionary training- August 2012
• DSUR training- December 2011
• Argus database training- November 2011
• Aris g database training- May 2011

Drug Safety Physician

From May 2011

to Aug
Medical reviewer 2013

Immediate Life Support, Guy's Hospital

From February 2011

London, February 2011

Immediate Life Support, Guy's Hospital

From May 2010

Clinical Research Physician

Quintiles Phase 1 Drug Research

From September 2009

Unit, London March 2011

treatment, Pilgrim Hospital

From October 2009

UK. May 2008

Obs & Gyn, Ortho, A & E

From August 2008

Clinical Attachment Queens Hospital March 2007 to

Public Health Study day, Pilgrim Hospital

From March 2008

• Basic Practical Skills in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, RCOG, UK. Jan 2008
• K2 Fetal Monitoring training system, UK. Oct 2007

Pilgrim Hospital

From August 2007


Obstetrics & Gynaecology

From April 2007

Clinical Attachment Luton and Dunstable Hospital Nov 2006 to

Trent Simulation Training day, QMC

From October 2007

, Nottingham, UK. Oct 2007
• Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics, ALSO Providers, UK. May 2007

Macclesfield DGH, UK

From May 2007

• East Anglian Basic Obstetric Ultrasound Course, Cambridge, UK. December 2006
• Skills and Drills in Obstetric Emergencies, Luton and Dunstable Hospital, UK
December 2006

Post Graduate Resident

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

From December 2006

(3 yrs) Stanley Medical College Hospital March 03 to
(SHO equivalent) Obs & Gyn India March 06
PRHO P.S.G Institute of Medical Sciences January 01 to
(1 yr) and Research, India January 02


• To continue my career in drug safety and become the Director of Medical Safety Services
• To continue consolidating my knowledge and training in the field of clinical research and pharmacovigilance.


Hand book

Tamilnadu, India

From March 2006

March 2006.
Objective: To evaluate the involvement of lower urinary tract in various stages of carcinoma cervix by means of a cystoscope and plan an appropriate treatment protocol.

To determine whether clinical staging of disease remains same when cystoscopy is used and whether the stage is upgraded or downgraded.

I have been actively involved in clinical audits and the following are the audits where I was the lead physician;

• Sponsor audits, internal audits and MHRA audits successfully completed without major findings.
• Audit on measurement of symphysisfundal height (SFH) in pregnant women. Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, UK. It was a retrospective audit done in August 2007

Outcome: SFH was not recorded properly; missed out in many high risk cases and was not
plotted in more than 95 % of cases
Action: To train and reinforce health care professionals the importance to measure,
record and plot SFH.
Reaudit in 6 months.

• Reaudit of Consent forms in Orthopaedics. Prospective audit done in March 2008, Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, UK.

Outcome: Improvement noticed in most of the areas in documentation of consent forms.
Majority of consent forms were done by FY2 doctors.
Most of the important complications were mentioned except death.
Action: Training of junior doctors about common orthopedic procedures and it's
complications during the induction.
Hand book and check list containing common complications can be used while taking consent.


• Good Clinical Practice, Medical Ethics training- annually
• Business ethics, anti bribery and anti-kickback trainings annually
• MedDRA training- annually

Qualifications & Certifications

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Stanley Medical College


P.S.G Institute of Medical Sciences

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