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Professor Pandit is Consultant Anaesthetist at the Oxford University Hospitals. He trained in Medicine at Oxford (Corpus Christi College) where he obtained a First in Physiology, and university prizes in Medicine, Cardiology and Clinical Pharmacology. After a Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship to support a DPhil in Respiratory Physiology (on the effects of exercise on control of breathing), he undertook his anaesthetic training in the Oxford region. He was Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA (1998-9).
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Anaesthetist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust at John Radcliffe and Churchill Hospitals and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre.
Respiratory physiology, anaesthesia and critical care, health economics and operating room management and mechanisms of anaesthetic drug action.
National awards include the Royal College Gold (Jubilee) Medal (2000), Humphry Davy Medal (2006), Macintosh Professorship (2012), and the Spring Silver Medal (2012) of the College of Anaesthetists of Ireland; Faculty Professor, International Societies of Anaesthesia (2013; DAS/SAM/EAMS); Visiting Professor, University of Florida, Jacksonville (2015)
Pandit JJ, Cook TM, Jonker WR, O’Sullivan E. A national survey of anaesthetists (NAP5 Baseline) to estimate an annual incidence of accidental awareness during general anaesthesia in the UK. British Journal of Anaesthesia 2013; 110: 501-509.
Pandit JJ, Abbott T, Pandit M, Kapila A, Abraham R. Is ‘starting on time’ useful (or useless) as a surrogate measure for ‘surgical theatre efficiency’? Anaesthesia 2012; 67: 823-832.
Pandit JJ. If it hasn't failed, does it work? On the 'worst we can expect' from observational trial results, with reference to airway management devices. Anaesthesia 2012; 67: 578-583.
Pandit JJ. On statistical methods to test if sampling in trials is genuinely random. Anaesthesia 2012; 67: 456-462.
Pandit JJ, Popat MT, Cook TM, Wilkes AR, Groom P, Cooke H, Kapila A, O'Sullivan E. The Difficult Airway Society 'ADEPT' Guidance on selecting airway devices: the basis of a strategy for equipment evaluation. Anaesthesia 2011; 66: 726-737.
Ramachandran SK, Picton P, Shanks A, Dorje P, Pandit JJ. Comparison of intermediate vs subcutaneous cervical plexus block for carotid endarterectomy. British Journal of Anaesthesia 2011; 107: 157-63.
Pandit JJ, Gopa S, Arora J. A hypothesis to explain the high prevalence of pseudo-cholinesterase deficiency in specific population groups. European Journal of Anaesthesiology 2011; 28: 550-552.
- MA, BMBCH, DPHIL, FRCA, FFPMRCA Oxford University and Royal College of Anaesthetists 1988
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Elected Member of Council Riyal College of Anaesthetists 2015
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
John Radcliffe Hospital switchboard 01865-741166
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Epidural injection (lumbar) - (1-5)