Professor Jaideep Pandit

Consultant Anaesthetist

Oxford University Hospitals

Professor Jaideep Pandit a Consultant Anaesthetist at the Oxford University Hospitals & Professorial Fellow at St John’s College, Oxford.

He was the Academic Strategy Officer of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (2005-7), publishing the National Strategy for Academic Anaesthesia – a policy document commissioned to help prepare the specialty nationally for changes in academic medical training.

Formerly he has been Scientific Officer of the national Difficult Airway Society (the largest specialist society in anaesthetics in the UK).

In 2014 he published the international report (NAP5, UK and Ireland) on ‘Accidental Awareness during General Anaesthesia’, culmination of a 4-year Royal College project making over 60 recommendations for clinical practice. In 2016, he was appointed by NHS England to be a Clinical Associate, to advise on its New Care Models programme, a £50 million initiative designed to adopt new and efficient ways of working through selected ‘Vanguard’ sites.

As a Fellow of St John’s College, he teaches Systems Physiology and Pharmacology. My research interests include: respiratory physiology, anaesthesia and critical care, health economics and operating room management and mechanisms of anaesthetic drug action.