Michael McLaughlin

Michael McLaughlin

Dr. McLaughlin is a consultant Intensivist and Anesthesiologist. Previously he has worked as a consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia at Glasgow Royal Infirmary. His training was carried out on the West of Scotland rotation which included placements in several recognized centers of excellence. This rotation required training in general, cardiothoracic, and neuro ICU before Dr. McLaughlin completed additional training in advanced Intensive Care Medicine. He is accredited in chest ultrasound for intensive care patients (CUSIC). He also has a Masters's degree in Health Economics for which he is involved in ongoing research.

Spoken Languages : English
Types of Physician : Full-time
DHA License : Director of Intensive Care Unit
Branches : American Hospital Dubai


  • MBChB, University of Dundee, United Kingdom,
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Anaesthetists, United Kingdom,
  • Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine, Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine, United Kingdom,
  • MSc Health Economics for Healthcare Professionals, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom,
  • CCT, Royal College of Anaesthetists, United Kingdom,

Professional Associations:

  • Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine, UK
  • Royal College of Anaesthetists, UK
  • University of Glasgow (Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer)
  • University of Plymouth (External examiner on Advanced Critical Care Practitioner MSc)

Professional Experience:

  • Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anesthesia, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, United Kingdom,
  • Specialist Registrar, West of Scotland Anesthesia Rotation, United Kingdom,

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Invasive ventilation
  • Central access/Arterial access
  • Renal replacement therapy + line placement
  • Percutaneous tracheostomy
  • Regional anesthesia for ICU (chest wall blocks for trauma)
  • Fibreoptic bronchoscopy and intubation
  • Chest wall ultrasound (CUSIC accredited UK)
  • Regional anesthesia/analgesia
  • Total intravenous anesthesia
  • Advanced airway management
  • Prev. specialist ICU experience in major burns/ complex pancreatitis / complex sarcoma surgery / major upper GI surgery
  • Prev. specialists anesthesia experience in complex advanced colorectal surgery / pelvic exenteration in a high volume center