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I am Consultant in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Critical Care at Barts Heart Centre and Honorary Consultant in Anaesthesia at UCL Hospitals in London. I studied medicine at the University of Goettingen (Germany) and trained in Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care, Pain and Emergency Medicine at the University Hospital of Bonn and the Heart Hospital in London (UCL Hospitals). I completed further training and passed the German Board qualifying examinations in Advanced Intensive Care Medicine, prae Hospital Emergency Medicine and Health Informatics.
My key interests are in cardiothoracic and vascular anaesthesia but I also undertake a wide range of anaesthesia for all specialties including upper gastrointestinal surgery (oesophagectomies), gynaecology and obstetrics, orthopaedics and trauma, maxillofacial surgery, urology and opthalmology.
I have advanced training and expertise in transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE) and I am accredited by the European Association of Echocardiography for TOE in adults.
Areas of interest
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia; Anaesthesia for upper GI procedures (incl Oesophagectomies); Anaesthesia for gynaecological surgery; Anaesthesia for dental surgery; Anaesthesia for ophthalmic surgery; Anaesthesia for urology procedures; Anaesthesia for Max-Fax surgery; Critical Care Medicine; Transoesophageal Echocardiography
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Critical Care
Barts Heart Centre
Dept of Perioperative Medicine
St Bartholomew’s Hospital
London, EC1A 7BE
Honorary Consultant in Anaesthesia
University College London Hospitals
Dept of Anaesthesia
London, NW1 2BU
English, German, Greek
Affiliations / memberships
Associate Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists
Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine
Diplomate of the European Society of Anaesthesiology.