Professor Jaideep Pandit

Professor Jaideep Pandit

Jaideep Pandit is Professor of Anaesthesia at the University of Oxford.  He trained in Medicine at Oxford where he obtained a Double First in Physiology and Medicine with University prizes in Medicine, Cardiology and Clinical Pharmacology. 

After a Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship in Respiratory Physiology, he trained in anaesthesia. He was Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA (1998-9), and since 1999 has been NHS Consultant at the John Radcliffe Hospital and Fellow of St John’s College. 

National roles have included serving as member of Council, Royal College of Anaesthetists and national lead for patient safety (Chair of the Safe Anaesthesia Liaison Group). He has edited international anaesthesia journals (Anaesthesia and Anesthesia & Analgesia). He has written the national report on academic strategy in anaesthesia research (2006) and on accidental awareness during general anaesthesia (2014).

He served as Clinical Associate to NHS England, to advise on its New Care Models Program, and has served as a Director for Postgraduate Medical Education. He is currently Clinical Director of Operating Theatres at Oxford University Hospitals. 

He has received several national and international awards including: the Royal College Gold (Jubilee) Medal (2000), its Humphry Davy Medal (2018) and Rowling Medal 2019 (for work on patient safety); the Macintosh Professorship (2012); Spring Silver Medal (2012) of the Irish College of Anaesthetists; the Emerald/EDRF International Prize in Healthcare Management 2017. 

Numerous Visiting Professorships have included: the Mayo Clinic 2015; Southwestern University Dallas 2015; Ann Arbor 2017; Sydney 2017; Karolinska Stockholm 2018. He is currently Visiting Professor, Harvard University, with a clinical faculty appointment at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston.