Dr Jonathan Smith  

Dr Jonathan Smith

MB ChB, (Leeds 1982), MRCP (UK), FRCA

Consultant Paediatric Cardiothoracic Anaesthetist

Anaesthesia
Jonathan Hayden Smith
High Dipton
CORBRIDGE
Northumberland
NE45 5RY
Paediatric Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia. I have extensive experience in paediatric cardiothoracic anaesthesia (past member of Council APAGBI); paediatric intensive care; paediatric intubation; central venous access in children; ventilation; cardiopulmonary bypass and ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation).

I was the first Honorary Treasurer of the European Extracorporeal Life Support Organisation and have been on the steering group since 2012. I have probably anaesthetised more children undergoing heart transplantation than anyone else in the UK. I have a great deal of expertise in the use of Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) in children. I have a great deal of experience in anaesthetising adults with congenital heart disease for surgery.

I have been a consultant for 22 years in the Freeman Hospital, one of the two UK paediatric heart transplant centres and a major centre for paediatric cardiac surgery and intensive care.

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