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I am a Consultant Anaesthetist at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. I was appointed in 2004 and my specialist interests include anaesthesia for urology, hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery and transplant anaesthesia. My non-clinical interests include patient safety and quality, and healthcare management.
Areas of interest
Urology; Hepato-pancreato-biliary; Transplant; Patient Safety and Quality; Healthcare Management; Education
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Anaesthetist, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Patient Safety and Quality
Travelling, arts & theatre, reading and economics
English, Marathi, Hindi
Teng, Y.-C. Ward, J., Horberry, T., Clarkson, P.J. & Patil, V. (2015). Retained Surgical Instruments: Using technology for prevention and detection. Book chapter in ‘Bridging Research and Good Practices towards Patients Welfare’. Edited by Y. C. Shih & S-F. M. Liang. CRC Press: UK
Horberry T, Teng YC, Ward J, Patil V, Clarkson PJ. Guidewire retention following central venous catheterisation: a human factors and safe design investigation.
Int J Risk Saf Med. 2014;26(1):23-37.
Siddharth S Adyanthaya and Vishal Patil
Never events: an anaesthetic perspective
Contin Educ Anaesth Crit Care Pain (2014) 14 (5): 197-201
Mortality after surgery in Europe:a 7 day cohort study.
Lancet 2012 Sep 22;380(9847):1059-65
This is the main paper published following the European Surgical Outcomes Study ( EuSOS) where I was the local Principal Investigator.
BJU Int. 2011 Sep;108(5):739-47.
First 500 cases of robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy from a single UK centre: learning curves of two surgeons.
Sharma NL1, Papadopoulos A, Lee D, McLoughlin J, Vowler SL, Baumert H, Warren AY, Patil V, Shah N, Neal DE.
Anaesthesia for robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery.
Michael Irvine and Vishal Patil
Contin Educ Anaesth Crit Care Pain (2009) 9 (4): 125-129.