16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

28 August - 2 September 2016
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Naveen Eipe

Affiliation: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada;

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: I lead a dedicated group of Anesthesiologists who care for patients in our University Hospital's Bariatric Surgery Program. I have a background fellowship training in acute pain and have been involved in developing innovative perioperative pain management strategies that have contributed to enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) programs. We are now implementing some of these ERAS principles in the pain management of the morbidly obese patient both within and outside our Bariatric Surgery Program.

Link to department website: http://www.anesthesia.org

Biography: Naveen Eipe completed both his undergraduate (MBBS 1995) and postgraduate (MD Anesthesia 2003) training at Christian Medical College Vellore in India. From 2003 to 2006, he worked as the only Consultant Anesthetist in a remote rural Christian Mission Hospital in Central India where he developed an interest in Airway Management and Acute Pain. In 2006, he came to Canada for further Fellowship training in Clinical Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia and Acute Pain. In 2009, he was appointed Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa and since has worked at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. After being the Medical Director for the Civic PACU (2009-13), he was appointed as the Clinical Lead for Bariatric Anesthesia (2013) and most recently became the Co- Director of the Acute Pain Fellowship program (2014). From 2011-16, Dr Eipe has also chaired the University of Ottawas Annual Anesthesia Winterlude Symposium. He is actively involved in teaching and research in acute pain, airway management and care of the morbidly obese. He has over 60 peer reviewed publications, another 50 abstracts and has been an invited speaker on Acute Pain and Airway Management both nationally and internationally. Outside of his busy work, he likes to bike & gym, travel the world to see old cathedrals and sample local craft beer.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared


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