Consultant in Critical Care and Anaesthesia
0161 918 7891
MBBS FRCA EDICM FFICM
Intensive care, Anaesthetics, Peritoneal, Plastic surgery
- Associate Medical Director for Quality and Patient Safety
- Trust Medical Appraiser Lead
- Trust Mortality Lead
- Named Safeguarding Doctor for Adults
- Consultant in Critical Care and Anaesthesia
- Lead, Responsive Workstream of Electronic Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (ePROMs) Project
- Member, Medical Advisory Committee, The Christie Private Care
Dr Vidya Kasipandian graduated from Madras Medical College, Chennai, India in 2000. She underwent higher specialist training in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care in the North West Deanery, UK, and received her Dual Accreditation (Dual CCT) in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine in 2011. She joined The Christie as a substantive Consultant in Critical Care and Anaesthesia in May 2011 and was the Clinical Lead in Critical Care between 2012 to 2019. In this role, she was responsible for introducing Level 3 care in the Critical Care Unit and contributed to multi-disciplinary collaborative working by establishing weekly MDTs.
Dr Kasipandian held the post of the Clinical Director for Critical Care and Inpatient Services between 2019 and 2022. She was appointed Associate Medical Director for Quality and Patient Safety in April 2022. She has successfully lead projects on phase 2 implementation of electronic inpatient noting, new Acute Assessment Unit (AAU) build and mortality mapping process.
Dr Kasipandian continues her roles as a Clinical and Educational Supervisor, instructing in Advanced Life Support (ALS) courses since 2011 and having established the National Tracheostomy Safety Project (NTSP) at The Christie site. She is a Principal Investigator for national trials in Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and COVID.
The Christie Private Care
Dr. Kasipandian also practises privately at The Christie Private Care
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