Anaesthesia Consultants

Dr Sampath Shenoy

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General information:

Name, qualifications:

Dr Sampath Shenoy, MBBS, MD, DNB, FRCA, Dip RA

Practising at:

West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust




Orthopaedics/Trauma, Paediatrics, Urology, Gynaecology, ENT, Pre-op Assessment and Obstetrics

Special clinical interests:

Regional anaesthesia, Paediatric Anaesthesia, Difficult Airway Management

Current posts (NHS, University):

Consultant Anaesthetist West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:


Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

The Royal College of Anaesthetists (London)
Difficult Airway Society (UK)
European Society of Anaesthesiologists
British Medical Association
National Academy of Medical Sciences (India)

Contact details:
  • Direct telephone number: 01923 217604
  • Secretary's name: Tara Lawrence
  • Secretary's telephone number: 01923 217604
  • Secretary's email address:

After completing MBBS at Mysore Medical college (India), I joined the All India Institute of Medical Sciences NewDelhi (AIIMS), the premier medical institute in India for training in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. I completed my MD from AIIMS in 1999 and then continued as Senior Registrar for one year before joining as a consultant (Asst Professor) at Kasturba Medical College Hospital Manipal.

I emigrated to UK in 2003 as an SHO for one year and then completed my Anaesthetic Specialist Registar (SpR) training programme under Imperial School of Anaesthesia (London).

During my UK training, I had the opportunity to work in some of the best hospitals in the world including St Marys (Paddington), Royal Marsden, Royal Brompton, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Moorfields Eye Hospital, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital etc. I also completed European Diploma in Regional Anaesthesia (Dip RA) from European Society of Regional Anaesthesia based in Switzerland. I worked as a Locum Consultant at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (Stanmore) for six months before joining as a substantive consultant in Anaesthetics at West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust.

Professional Profile

Currently I offer anaesthetic services to Orthopaedics/Trauma, Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Paediatric ENT, Paediatric Urology and Pre-op Assessment. I also practice Regional Anaesthesia (nerve blocks) where clinically indicated. I have also developed special interest Difficult Airway Management and is the trust Airway Lead. I am also the local Co-ordinator for NAP5 project sponsored by the Royal College of Anaesthetists.

Personal Profile

Quiet, friendly and peace loving!

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