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 Expert  728519

Expert in Anaesthesia, Critical Care, Oxygen Therapy

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United Kingdom
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Expert is a consultant Anaesthetist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Oxford. He has 34 years experience in anaesthesia, including work in critical care and trauma training. He has worked as a specialist obstetric anaesthetist for the last 16 years in one of the largest units in the UK (7000 deliveries/year) and has worked his entire career with an interest in vascular surgery. He has been a member of the WHO expert panel, and currently is working on developing international standards for anaesthesia machines. He is currently secretary of the anaesthetic section of the Royal Society of Medicine and teaches regularly on courses for trauma training, anaesthesia for difficult locations, and educational courses in Eastern Europe. In addition to English, he speaks reasonably fluent French and basic level Spanish. He has provided medicolegal advice, and acted as advisor to medical equipment firms including Penlon (UK), Diamedica (UK) and PCI International (USA). He is an author of more than 35 scientific publications including 2 book published by WHO (1 as sole author, 1 as clinical editor).

airway management






anesthesia equipment




conscious sedation


epidural analgesia


epidural anesthesia


ethyl ether


general anesthesia


general anesthetic


inhalation general anesthesia


local anesthetic


medical gas


obstetric anesthesia


obstetric anesthesiology


obstetrical analgesia


regional anesthesia




spinal anesthesia


trauma anesthesia


oxygen therapy

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1976   F.R.C.A   Anaesthesia   Royal College of Anaesthetists  
1974   M.R.C.P.   Internal Medicine   Royal College of Physicians  
1970   M.B., Ch.B   Medicine & Surgery   University of Edinburgh  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1979 to








Clinical anaesthetic care

1980 to


(Undisclosed University)


Clinical Medicine


Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer


Teaching medical students & postgraduates, extensive overseas teaching & travel.

Career Accomplishments:

Awarded the Pask Certificate of Honour by the Association of Anaethetists of Great Britain & Ireland. Honorary Member of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists. Holder of UK NHS merit award (grade A)


Licenced specialist anaesthetist in UK & France

Professional Appointments

Secretary, Anaesthetic Section, Royal Society of Medicine.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has more than 35 publications including two books, and four textbook chapters.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Oxford University press  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1995 to 2010   Confidential enquiry into maternal deaths   Regional adviser   Reviewing case notes and management of maternal deaths

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Advice to PCI international about development of oxygen concentrators
  • Chairmanship of Anaesthetic Machine Performance Subcommittee
  • Medicolegal report on case of maternal Sheehan's syndrome (sub-judicae)
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He has been providing expert witness evidence in medicolegal cases.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1982 to 2010   Africa   He has taught extensively on anaesthesia & trauma training courses in South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Ghana, Congo, Malawi & Zimbabwe
1986 to 2010   Asia   He has taught extensively on anaesthesia & trauma training courses in India, Nepal, Thailand, Laos & Indonesia

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   He is able to function professionally in a Francophone, and has organised courses and taught them in French in Rwanda and Morocco. He reads French crime novels for recreation.
Spanish   He is able to communicate at an effective level, and has lived for 3 months in a Spanish speaking environment (Paraguay).

Market Research:
Advisor to PCI, Puritan bennet and other manufacturers in development of oxygen concentrators; Advisor to International standards Organization on anaesthesia equipment standards; Advisor to Schering-Plough (UK) on marketing of Bridion

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Additional Skills and Services:

Anaesthesia for Developing countries, Primary Trauma Care, International School for Instructors in Anaesthesia, Oxford Difficult Airway course


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