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Pawa, Amit – consultant anaesthetist


Consultant profiles

Dr Amit Pawa, consultant anaesthetist


Secretary tel: 020 7188 0644

  • Biography

    Amit Pawa is a consultant anaesthetist at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and the lead for regional anaesthesia. 

    He is an ultrasound regional anaesthesia (USRA) enthusiast and completed the first fellowship in regional anaesthesia at Guy's and St Thomas'. He holds the ESRA European Diploma in Regional Anaesthesia.

    Amit was appointed as the first chairman of the London Society for Regional Anaesthesia (LSORA) in October 2010. He is now the President of Regional Anaesthesia UK (RA-UK)  and sits on the council of the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia (ESRA).

    Amit is extremely passionate about the delivery of education in USRA and teaches nationally and internationally. He has created a series of ultrasound regional anaesthesia video tutorials on YouTube for the LSORA channel with the help of his regional fellows.

    He has published on general anaesthesia-free breast surgery, and authored numerous review articles and editorials on numerous aspects of regional anaesthesia.

    His main areas of clinical practice are:

    • upper limb orthopaedic elective and trauma surgery
    • plastic surgery 
    • foot and ankle surgery
    • breast cancer surgery
    • reconstructive breast surgery
    • awake breast surgery.
  • Education and training

    Qualified from the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas', 2000.

  • Specialist interests

    • Regional anaesthesia education and training – teaches on several national courses in addtion to Lsora
    • Ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia – most recently, ultrasound guided thoracic paravertebral blocks
    • Major surgery