Nick Pratap, MB BCHir, MRCPCH, FRCA

Congenital Cardiac Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesia

Attending Cardiac Intensivist, Heart Institute

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Anesthesia

Phone 513-803-0645



Congenital cardiac anesthesia; general pediatric anesthesia; pediatric liver transplant anesthesia; cardiac intensive care medicine

Improving outcomes after pediatric cardiac surgery; reducing surgical cancelations; improving safety in pediatric anesthesia using high-fidelity simulation training and checklists

MA (Cantab): University of Cambridge, UK, 1998.

MB BChir: University of Cambridge, UK, 1998.

Pediatric Residency: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, London, UK, 2002.

Anesthesia Residency: Royal College of Anaesthetists, London, UK, 2006.

Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship: Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK, 2008.

Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Fellowship: Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK, 2009.

Pediatric Intensive Care Fellowship: Birmingham Children's and Great Ormond Street Hospitals, UK, 2010.

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Pratap JN, Varughese AM, Adler E, Kurth CD. Getting started with the model for improvement: psychology and leadership issues in quality improvement. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2013 Feb;74(2):104-8.

Pratap JN, Varughese AM, Adler E, Kurth CD. Getting started with the model for improvement: the model in practice. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2013 Jan;74(1):42-6.

Pratap JN, Varughese AM, Adler E, Kurth CD. Getting started with the model for improvement: introduction and understanding variation. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2012 Dec;73(12):701-5.

Pratap JN, Wilmshurst S. Anaesthetic management of children with in situ Berlin Heart EXCOR. Pediatr Anesth. 2010 Sep;20(9):812-20.

Pratap JN, McEwan AI. Failure to wean from cardiopulmonary bypass due to left atrial compression by periaortic hematoma. Anesth Analg. 2009 Jul;109(1):35-7.

Pratap JN, Harding L. Critical overfilling of a vaporizer. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2009 Jan;26(1): 90-1.

Pratap JN, Sekhri C, Lloyd-Thomas AR. Anaesthetic management for adenotonsillectomy of a child with severe obesity due to homozygous melanocortin-4 receptor gene mutations. Paediatr Anaesth. 2009 Feb;19(2):195-6.

Pratap JN, Shankar RK, Goroszeniuk T. Co-injection of clonidine prolongs the analgesic effect of lidocaine skin infiltration by a peripheral action. Anesth Analg. 2007 Apr;104(4):982-3.

Pratap JN, Down JF. Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome: a report of a case with atypical features. Anaesthesia. 2008 Nov;63(11):1245-8.

Pratap JN, Clements E, Levy D. Prevalence of obesity and undiagnosed glucose intolerance in a UK district general hospital day surgery unit. Practical Diabetes International. 2006 23(9):408-12.

Targeting family support to children coming for surgery. Principal Investigator. Place Outcomes Research Award. Jul 2014-Jun 2016.