Professional background

After studying medicine at the University of Edinburgh, Pervez completed his registrar training in the North Central Thames School of Anaesthesia and was appointed as UCLH consultant in 2014.

His interests lie in research, obstetric anaesthesia, maxillo-facial anaesthesia and preassessment.

Previous consultant posts
2014  locum consultant anaesthetist - Royal Free Hospital
2010 Clinical instructor - Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA

2011 Peri-operative fellowship - University College Hospital, London  
2012 HCA International intensive care fellowship - Princess Grace Hospital, London
2009 Head and neck fellowship - University College Hospital, London
2008 Hepatobiliary and liver transplant fellowship - Royal Free Hospital, London

Research interests

Obstetric anaesthesia
Perioperative medicine

MD (Res) Degree – Molecular mechanisms of postoperative lymphopaenia

Grand awards
2015 UCLH Charities funding for £33,404 - "The role of transthoracic echocardiography in the management of postpartum haemorrhage"
2014 National Institute of Health Research funding (RCF146/PS/2014) (1PA, £14,544)
2013 Obstetric Anaesthesia Association – NIAA funding for £60,000
"Elucidating the molecular mechanisms underlying epidural-related maternal fever"

Industry funding
2015 Smiths Medical - funding for £50,000. "Randomised controlled trial to determine optimum warming technique during elective caesarean delivery."


For a full list of peer reviewed publications, see profile here.

Obstetric publications (2014-15)
1. The Effect of patient warming during Caesarean delivery on maternal and neonatal outcomes: a meta-analysis. Br J Anaesth. 2015 Oct;115(4):500-10.

2. Survey of Accepted Practice following Failed Intubation for Emergency Caesarean Delivery. Anesthesiol Res Pract. 2015;2015:192315.

3. Ondansetron pharmacokinetics in pregnant women and neonates: towards a new treatment for neonatal abstinence syndrome. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2015 Feb;97(2):167-76.

4. Perioperative considerations of the patient with malaria. Can J Anaesth. 2015 Mar;62(3):304-18

5. Spinal anaesthesia for emergency caesarean delivery in a parturient with falciparum malaria. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2015 Feb;24(1):91

6. Pharmacokinetics of Prophylactic Cefazolin in Parturients Undergoing Cesarean Delivery. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Jun;58(6):3504-3513

7. Caesarean delivery in a parturient with type III hereditary angioedema. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2014 Jun

8. Randomized controlled trial of vagal modulation by sham feeding in elective non-gastrointestinal (orthopaedic) surgery. Br J Anaesth. 2015 Nov;115(5):727-35.

9. Metabolic dysfunction in lymphocytes promotes postoperative morbidity. Clin Sci (Lond). 2015 Apr

10. Cardiopulmonary exercise capacity and preoperative markers of inflammation. Mediators Inflamm. 2014;2014:727451

11. The Vascular events In noncardiac Surgery patIents cOhort evaluatioN (VISION) Investigators. Myocardial Injury after Noncardiac Surgery: A large, international, prospective cohort study establishing diagnostic criteria, characteristics, predictors, and 30-day outcomes. Anesthesiology. 2014 Mar:120:564-578