Clinical Senate Council

FRCA FESC FACC – Consultant Cardiothoracic Anaesthetist, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Honorary Associate Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester

Aamer has been a consultant anaesthetist at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester UK since 2000. He graduated from Nottingham University Medical School and then undertook clinical training in the East Midlands and specialist training at Papworth Hospital in Cambridge. He is the co-author of “Sonoanatomy for Anaesthetists”, a successful textbook that has been translated into four languages. He was previously Deputy Chair of the UHL Transfusion Committee and Chair of the Patient Blood Management Committee of the East Midlands Regional Transfusion Committee. His research interests include haemostasis in cardiac and high risk surgery and cerebral monitoring in cardiac surgery. He is Chair of the Media Committee of the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) and a member of the ESA Transfusion and Haemostasis Committee. He is also a member of the UK and European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiologists where he serves on the Haemostasis and Thrombosis Committee. He has run several phase II and III clinical trials as principal investigator and is one of the authors of Europe’s first Patient Blood Management Guidelines. He is a reviewer for the Cochrane Collaboration and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and was appointed Honorary Associate Professor in 2016 at the University of Leicester. He is a member of the Clinical Senate Council and originally served on the Clinical Senate Assembly since 2013