• HRC2021
  • 3 - 6 Oct 2021

Prof Benjamin O'Brien

Benjamin O'Brien

Position: Professor of Cardiac Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
Location: Berlin, DE


Since 2020          Professor of Cardiac Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine

Director of the Departments of Cardiac Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine Berlin Heart Centre and Charité University Medicine Berlin

since 2018           Deputy Director of the Barts Heart Centre

since 2018           Professor of Perioperative Medicine

William Harvey Research Institute, University of London

Reader   2016-2018          Senior Lecturer 2011-2016

since 2018           Visiting Professor, Brigham and Womens Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

since 2017           Member of National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) HTA Panel for Emergency and Hospital Care

since 2017           Member of the Outcomes Research Collaborative (Chair: Daniel Sessler, Cleveland Clinic)

since 2017           Member of the Perioperative Medicine Network

(Duke University, University College London, St Bartholomew’s Hospital)

since 2016           Elected to EACTA Council (European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists) (re-elected for another term 2019)

since 2015           EACTA Representative on the Joint SCA/EACTA Clinical Standards Committee for Perioperative AF

since 2010           Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia

(2010-2011: Imperial College Healthcare, since 2011 Barts Health NHS Trust) since 2006  Arsenal FC Stadium Doctor

2015-2020            Clinical Director for Perioperative Medicine

St Bartholomew’s Hospital and the Barts Heart Centre

(re-appointed after creation of BHC, continuation of previous roles:

UCLP Merger Transformation Lead and CD for St Bartholomew’s and London Chest) 2013-2015     Transformation Lead for the Barts Heart Centre project

2013-2015            Clinical Director for Anaesthesia and Critical Care

St Bartholomew’s Hospital and The London Chest Hospital

2011-2012            Guest Editor for Special Edition of Current Genomics

2011-2015            Joint Planning Board, London Cardiovascular Project

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