Professional background

Damon Kamming is a consultant anaesthetist at University College Hospital London, and is clinical lead for day surgery and ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia. Damon studied medicine at the University of Glasgow where he qualified BSc (Hons) Immunology and MBChB in 1995. He trained in anaesthetics in the North Central London School of Anaesthesia and was awarded the fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) in 2001.

BSc (Hons) University of Glasgow

MBChB University of Glasgow

FRCA Royal College of Anaesthetists

Research interests

Dr Kamming spent a year as a clinical research fellow in ambulatory anaesthesiology in Toronto, Canada prior to being appointed as a consultant anaesthetist at UCLH in 2005. His key research interests are developing ambulatory anaesthesia (day surgery & 23hr Surgery) and utilising ultrasound to guide regional anaesthesia.


Peer reviewed articles

  • Odor PM, Neun M, Bampoe S, Clark S, Heaton D, Hoogenboom E, Patel A, Brown M, Kamming D. Anaesthesia and COVID-19: infection control. Br J Anaesth 2020 125(1):16-24 DOI
  • Chazapis M. Walker EMK, Rooms MA, Kamming D, Moonesinghe SR. Measuring quality of recovery-15 after day case surgery. Br J Anaesth 2016;116:241-8 DOI
  • West SJ, Mari JM, Khan A, Wan J, Zhu W, Koutsakos I, Rowe M, Kamming D, Desjardins A. Development of an ultrasound phantom for spinal injections with 3-dimenaional printing. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. 2014: 39:429-433
  • Chazapis M, Kaur N, Kamming D. Improving the peri-operative care of patients by instituting a ‘Block Room’ for regional anaesthesia. BMJ Quality Improvement Reports. May 2014.
  • Kamming D, Clarke S. Post operative visual loss following prone spinal surgery. Br J Anaesth 2005; 95:257-60 DOI
  • Wong D, Kamming D, Salenieks M et al. Preadmission anesthesia consultation using telemedicine technology – a pilot study. Anesthesiology. 2004; 100: 1605-7
  • McGrath B, Elgendy H, Chung F, Kamming D, Curti B, King S. Postoperative pain 24 hours after day surgery. Can we do better? Can J Anaesth 2004;51:886-91


  • Kamming D, Davies W. Thoracic epidural analgesia for coronary surgery. A bridge too far? Euro J Anaesth 2005;22:85-88
  • Kamming D, Gardam M, Chung F. Anaesthesia and SARS.Br J Anaesth 2003; 90:715-718 DOI