Sheelaj Sharma Dr.

English, Hindi, Punjabi

Core competencies

Regional anaesthesia and pain medicine (ultrasound guided nerve blocks for acute surgical pain )


Dr Sheelaj Sharma is a highly experienced British, Indian-trained anaesthetist with 22 years of experience in his speciality. He undertook his MD in Anaesthesia in India. In the UK he was initially trained in Cambridge and thereafter in the prestigious London and Barts school of Anaesthesia. He was successfully awarded CCT from the Royal college of Anaesthesia, UK in 2015 . He completed his Regional Anaesthesia Pain Medicline fellowship in Chelmsford, UK and thereafter developed great passion in teaching and training. He is founding member of the British Anaesthesia and Pain Academy and started to organise Advanced Ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia conferences and workshops in the UK, UAE, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and India. He is chairing and organising the Pain conference and workshop at the prestigious AAGBI (Association of Anaesthetist of Great Britain and Ireland ) London, since 2016 .
His vision is to expand ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia and acute surgical pain management training nationally and internationally with special emphasis on opiod-free joint surgeries and awake upper limb surgeries to avoid the opiod epidemic crisis and its related risk.

Dr Sheelaj Sharma was a substantive consultant anaesthetist at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital, Essex, United Kingdom . He was fracture neck of femur lead at Basildon hospital and started the first Regional Anaesthesia fellowship programme and day case awake AV fistula unit in Basildon.

He joined King Abdul Aziz University Hospital as senior consultant anaesthetist in 2019 and was instrumental in teaching and training of anaesthesia trainee residents about ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia .With his relentless collaborative efforts he brought the EDRA (European Diploma Regional Anaesthesia ) part 1 exam to King Abdul Aziz University Hospital in 2019.


Medical affiliations, memberships
GMC (UK), CCT (Anaesthesia ) Royal college of Anaesthetists, UK


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