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Dr Peter Karpati is a consultant anaesthetist with a specialist interest in paediatric as well as regional anaesthesia. He anaesthetises adults and children for a multitude of surgical specialities. He has admitting rights at the Weymouth Street Hospital (London) since 2012, the BMI Hendon Hospital since March 2016 and BMI Kings Oak and The Cavell Hospitals since September 2016, and temorary practising privileges at The London Welbeck Hospital since October 2016.
Before returning to the UK he was Clinical Lead for Paediatric Anaesthesia at the Semmelweis University's Department of Paediatrics in Budapest. This is a teaching institution accredited by the European Board of Paediatric Surgery.
Since his return in 2007 he has worked at King's College, Chelsea and Westminster, and Great Ormond Street Hospitals. He has also been working in Paris at Lariboisiere Hospital until the end of 2012. Most recently he worked at West Middlesex University Hospital until April 2016.
In addition, since 2010 he has been working as a hyperbaric physician and consultant anaesthetist at the Hyperbaric Unit located at Whipps Cross University Hospital (part of Barts Health). He is a UK Sport Diving Medical Committee approved Sport Diving Referee and a Health and Safety Executive approved Medical Examiner of Divers.
He received the Diploma in Occupational Medicine (Faculty of Occupational Medicine) in May 2014 and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health since July 2014.
Apart from his clinical work, he publishes in peer reviewed journals, is a reviewer of the Official Journal of the Italian Society of Anesthesiology, teaches Advanced Adult and Paediatric Life Support and simulation courses for fellow medical professionals. He has been Clinical Audit Lead and a Medical Appraiser taking part in appraising consultant colleagues as part of the General Medical Council’s Revalidation process.
Areas of interest
Specialist interest in paediatric anaesthesia;
Regional and general anaesthetic procedures for adults and children for a multitude of surgical specialities;
Hyperbaric physician at the Hyperbaric Unit located at Whipps Cross University Hospital (part of Barts Health);
UK Sport Diving Medical Committee approved Sport Diving Referee;
Health and Safety Executive approved Medical Examiner of Divers;
Diploma in Occupational Medicine (Faculty of Occupational Medicine);
English, French, German, Hungarian
European Journal of Heart Failure Supplements
Journal of Trauma
Intensive Care Medicine
Patient satisfaction details available on:
- MD Semmelweis University of Medicine, Budapest 1995
- Anaesthetics Medical Council, Germany 2001
- Advanced Life Support Instructor UK Resuscitation Council 2013
- Diploma in Occupational Medicine Faculty of Occupational Medicine 2014
- Advanced Paediatric Life Support Instructor ALSG 2016
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Heath Royal Society of Public Health 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- Anaesthetics, 2004
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Anaesthetists
Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland
Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland
Faculty of Occupational Medicine
Royal Society of Public Health
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
I give all my patients my contact details during the pre-operative anaesthetic assessment.