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Dr. Rajesh Pattanayak


American Hospital Dubai

LanguagesHindi, English

Dr. Rajesh Pattanayak did his basic medical training from Utkal University, India in 1993 and M.D.(Anaesthesiology) in 1997. He completed his Fellowship from the Royal College of Anesthetists (FRCA, London) in 2005. He then acquired the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in 2009. Prior to joining us, Dr. Pattanayak worked as a Consultant Anesthetist at Sussex Orthopaedic NHS Treatment Centre since January 2011. From September 2009 to September 2010, he worked as a Locum Consultant Anesthetist at William Harvey Hospital, Kent, UK. From September 2010 to November 2010, he worked as a Senior Consultant at Apollo Hospital, Bhubaneswar, India.
His sub specialty training was in Pediatric anesthesia. He has expertise in Ultra sound guided regional anesthesia technique. He is interested in clinical audit and enhanced recovery programme (ERP) in surgical specialties.

Dr. Pattanayak has publications of research article and case report in International journals.
He is Resuscitation Council U.K. certified provider of Advanced Life Support (ALS) and Acute Trauma Life Support (ATLS).

Dr. Ali Rasmi Ibrahim


American Hospital Dubai

LanguagesArabic, English

Dr. Ali Rasmi Ibrahim has joined the American Hospital Dubai medical staff as an Anaesthetist.  He has been a Consultant Anaesthetist at Aintree University Hospital NHS Trust, Liverpool, UK since 2008.

Dr.Ibrahim, a British national, was educated and undertook his basic medical training in Baghdad, Iraq, Since then he did all his specialist training in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine in the United Kingdom and Australia, holding several senior positions since the year 2000. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetist (FRCA), London, UK since 2004 and he gained his Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), UK in 2008.

His career has spanned substantial clinical experience in anaesthetising patients for elective and emergency procedures for a variety of surgical specialties (General surgery, Bariatric, Major Head & Neck, Orthopaedics, Paediatric, Ophthalmic, Plastics and Burns, Urology and Obstetrics & Gynaecology).

He has special interest in difficult airway management, intensive care medicine, clinical risk management and teaching. He was a clinical risk lead clinician for anaesthesia and operating theatres at Aintree University Hospital and a member of faculty on several national courses like ALS, ADAM, CCrISP, ALERT and SAVES.

Dr.Ibrahim is a member of several professional societies, including the Royal College of Anaesthetists, British Medical Association, Medical Defence Union, Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland, and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine.

Dr. Muhammad Zafar Khan


American Hospital Dubai

LanguagesUrdu, English

Dr. Muhammad Zafar Khan did his basic medical training from the University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan in 1990. He completed his Fellowship in Anesthesia (FCARCSI) from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in May 2001 and later completed his Certificate of Specialist Training (CCT) in June 2013.

Dr. Khan further completed his Fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesia and Intensive Care in April 2013 from Children’s University Hospital, Dublin. He has special interest and very good experience in advanced pain management. Prior to that, Dr. Khan worked as a Consultant & Head of Department at SKMCH& RC, Lahore, Pakistan from 2005 – 2012. From 2002 – 2005, he worked as a Consultant at the Mercy University Hospital, Cork, Republic of Ireland.

Dr. Milind Thakur

Cardiac/General Anesthetist

American Hospital Dubai

LanguagesEnglish, Indian

Dr. Miland Thakur obtained his Fellowship from the College of Anesthetists of Ireland (FCAI) in 2005. He completed his CCT in 2008.  In 1997, he did his Masters in Anesthesia from India.  His basic medical training is from Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai, India (1992).  Prior to joining us, Dr. Thakur worked, since September 2014, as Consultant Cardiothoracic Anesthetist at King Fahd Medical City, Riyadh, KSA.  From October 2013 to August 2014, he worked as a locum Consultant Anesthetist at various hospitals in the UK.

Dr. Ailie Elizabeth Pigott

General/Pediatric Anesthetist

American Hospital Dubai


A graduate of the Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School of the University of London, Dr. Ailie Elizabeth Pigott holds over 15 years of experience in the Anesthesiology field. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA), London & gained her Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) UK  in 2013.

Throughout her illustrious career, Dr. Pigott served at some of the United Kingdom’s most renowned hospitals, including King Edward VII Hospital in Midhurst, Northampton General Hospital,The Radcliffe Infirmary & John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford and the hospitals within the SouthWest Penisula Deanery, including the tertiary teaching hospital of Derriford Hospital.  She most recently worked at  Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow, Scotland’s largest pediatric teriatry teaching hospital.

During her career in Anesthesia, Dr. Pigott has worked on her development and knowledge to gain a extensive perspective and broad experience in all aspects of the field. Her most recent positions have consolidated, developed and expanded her skills within Pediatric Anesthesia.

She has also amassed clinical experience in all areas of surgery.

In line with her work in the medical field, Dr. Pigott regularly partakes in courses, lectures and seminars in order to stay up-to-date on clinical practices, medical breakthroughs and new developments in the Anesthesiology field.

Dr. Berengere Autain


American Hospital Dubai

LanguagesEnglish, French

Dr. Berengere Autain is a French-Board-certified Consultant Anesthesiologist and Intensivist.

Dr. Autain obtained her Medical Doctor Degree from the University of Strasbourg in 2005, before specializing in Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine. Her career has spanned over the last 13 years, leading her across Europe, Africa and Asia and helping her accumulate knowledge and hands-on experience in her chosen medical field. She has worked in a number of highly respectable medical institutions, such as the University Hospital of Strasbourg where she served as a Registrar in Anesthesia and Intensive Care, the Versailles Hospital where she excelled as an Assistant Professor in Anesthesia, and Papua New Guinea’s International SOS – Pacific International Hospital as a Consultant in Anesthesia, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine.

Over the course of her career, Dr. Autain has received additional training in areas such as Allergo-Anesthesiology, Parasitology and Tropical Diseases, and Advanced and Basic Life Support. Her special areas of interest include Allergy to Anesthesia Agents, Post-Operative Pain Management and Regional Anesthesia.

Dr. Autain has also written and published multiple papers and articles on topics such as “Effects of β2 Agonists on Post-Thoracotomy Pain Incidence”.