The Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists, Kerala State Chapter was formed in 1973, with Dr. (Mrs) Elizabeth Thomas, Professor of Anaesthesiology, T.D.Medical College, Alleppey, as the Founder President. The founding fathers of the association were Dr. K. P. Ramachandran, Dr. D. Surendran, Dr. T.Abdul Aziz, Dr. K. Mohandas, Dr. A.V. Padmanabhan. The State Conference is usually held on the second Saturday and second Sunday of October every year. The Silver Jubilee State Conference was held on 13th & 14th October 2001 at Trivandrum.
The Anaesthesiologist started as ISA News letter on December 2009.Dr.Sugu Varghese was the editor of the News letter. It started during the ISA year 2009-2010 when Dr.O.Baby and Dr.Sajeesh as president and secretary of ISAKSC. First issue was sponsored by ISA N.Parur city branch.It is Dr.O.Baby who suggested to start a newsletter by ISA KSC in a meeting and that suggestion is executed by N.Parur. After two issues of Newsletter, the ISAKSC GC held at Kozhikode during the ISAMIDKON decided to convert the newsletter to Journal of Anaesthesia. The first issue of journal also published in the same ISA year itself. The evolution didn’t stop there .And the present ‘The Anaesthesiologist” published in Jan.2012 under the Editorship Dr.Abdul Wahab .Now ‘The Anaesthesiologist’ is publishing thrice a year.Now Dr.A.K Muraleedharan is the Editor
Editorial Board of ‘The Anaesthesiologist”