Jobs after leaving Medical School
Till Feb 1976 Started Diploma in Anaesthesia course in Osmania General Hospital

Undertook Private practice in Kavadiguda

Feb 1976 Started working in Montego Bay, Jamaica in the Anaesthetic department. Obtained Diploma in Anaesthesia from University of West Indies
December 1978 After completing the contract in West Indies, I undertook an attachment in Anaesthesia in Bromsgrove General Hospital, followed by training posts in Birmingham starting in December 1978

Obtained Fellowship from the Royal College of Anaesthetists in 1981

1981-1987 After completing post fellowship training in Pain medicine in Liverpool and Sweden and Senior Registrar rotation I became a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain medicine in 1987 at City Hospital, Birmingham.
1987-1997 In addition to administering anaesthesia, I started a multi-disciplinary Pain service, which became highly successful in the West Midlands, catering for up to 7,000 patients a year.
1997- April 2016 I was approached by Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham to join them. Here I set up a brand new multidisciplinary Pain service and till retirement we were seeing more than 8,000 patients a year.

As the Clinical Director of Anaesthesia I set up Acute Pain Service, Critical Out reach clinics, Preoperative assessment clinic.

I also started Physician Assistant training Programme in Anaesthesia.

I gave up anaesthesia in 2010 and continued working full time in Pain medicine as the Clinical Director of the services till retirement in April 2016

Achievements

  • Started Community Epidural implantation service for patients with cancer – 1999
  • Organised National Part II Fellowship course in Anaesthesia
  • Appointed Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Anaesthesia – University of Birmingham 1999-2014
  • Examiner at the Royal College of Anaesthetists
  • Published articles on Anaesthesia and Pain medicine in various Peer Reviewed journal
  • Wrote three text books – for anaesthetists in training, operating department personnel and for personnel in palliative care
  • Got recognition from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) to start training programme for Physician Assistants in Hyderabad in association with a local charity
  • Wrote the local syllabus and text book for Physician Assistant’s course
  • Edited 8 books as a part of syllabus for trainees undergoing ancillary training in medical specialities in India.
  • Written, produced, directed and edited a 70 minute non-commercial film (Aashaa Kiran) shot in Patencheru in 2012 and showed in Paris Film Festival and Philadelphia Film Festival
Present time

  • I retired from National Health Service in April 2016
  • Pursuing interest in Photography, filming, editing, blogging, baking and writing fiction.
  • School Governor, Parish councillor and Volunteer in the local Dementia unit
Published Fiction (on Amazon)