Dr

Chris

Booth

Intensive Care & Anaesthesia Consultant (Medicine)
Official Qualifications:
MBChB FFICM FRCA EDIC PGCert
Category:
Contact Address:
Dr
Chris
Booth
Booth Anaesthesia and Medical Services
157 Ashworth Park
KNUTSFORD
Cheshire
WA16 9DJ

Areas of Expertise:

I am an Intensive Care and Anaesthesia consultant based at Salford Royal hospital, a large tertiary hospital that is the trauma centre for Greater Manchester. I have worked as a consultant in Critical Care for the past 10 years covering a wide range of general and neuro-critical care cases. I have experience of working in DGH Intensive Care at our sister unit in Fairfield general which gives me exposure to a variety of medical intensive care patients and an insight in DGH practice.

In my anaesthesia practice I am experienced in major cancer resection including oesphagectomy/gastrectomy, colorectal, gynaecology, urology, endocrine and endoscopy. I am an expert in Bariatric anaesthesia for weight loss surgery. I have experience in general and regional anaesthetic techniques including placement and management of epidurals.

I am the clinical lead for a 40-bedded critical care unit with experience in service management including complaint handling, best-interest decision making and litigation.

My areas of specialty include:

Neuro-critical care: traumatic brain injury, sub-arachnoid haemorrhage, spinal cord injury, neurological death (brainstem death), devastating brain injury, meningitis.
Intensive Care medicine: ARDS, sepsis, COVID 19 pneumonitis, pneumonia, invasive and non-invasive ventilation, tracheostomy, renal replacement therapy (haemofiltration), withdrawal of treatment decisions and organ donation.
Anaesthesia: general anaesthesia, epidural placement and management, post-operative pain management, pre-operative assessment, airway management, bariatric anaesthesia, one-lung ventilation, prone positioning and intravenous access.

Additional Information:
Regional Limits:
GB Wide
Additional Languages:
No
Lawyer Consultation:
15 minutes free of charge discussion:
Yes
Expert Witness Work:
Single Joint Expert:
Yes
Legal Aid Work:
Yes
Criminal Cases:
Yes
Media & Public Relations:
Yes
Personal Injury:
Yes
Expert Witness Activity:
Claimant:
0%
Defendant:
100%
Single Joint Expert:
0%
How many times have you attended court: 0
(Past 3 years)
How many expert reports have you written: 2
(Past 3 years)
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