Professional background

Dr Jigna Modha trained in medicine at the University of Birmingham graduating in 2004, where she also undertook a BMedSc (Hons) in Public Health and Epidemiology (2003). She completed her anaesthetic training in Leicester and London being awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) in 2012. She joined UCLH as a consultant in 2016. Her sub-specialty clinical inetersts are anaesthesia for head and neck and ENT surgery, anaesthesia for colorectal and minimally invasive surgery, anaesthesia for major surgery including cancer, perioperative medicine and preoperative assesment. Jigna is the divisional audit lead for theatres and anaesthetics as well as anaesthetic lead for robotic surgery and perioperative diabetes in surgery.