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EDAIC Team

Dr Rajkalyan Chakraborty

MBBS, FRCA (UK), EDAIC, Fellowship (Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, US)

Raj is a vastly experienced professional working in different health care systems across countries and continents. He has extensive experience with EDAIC and FRCA. Raj has been an examiner of many prestigious fellowship examinations across the UK and EU. He has motivated many successful candidates and trained more than 100 candidates for their final EDAIC and FRCA. Raj works as a Consultant Anaesthetist at Newham University Hospital, Barts NHS Trust, London. He is also heavily involved with a run-through training programme and a college tutor for his speciality.

Dr Nilay Chatterjee

MBBS, MD, DM, EDAIC

Nilay graduated from Medical College Kolkata. He trained in anaesthetics from Kolkata and Trivandrum, India. Before moving to the UK, he worked in different capacities – from registrar to consultant – in different hospitals across India and Oman. Nilay is an expert on EDAIC and has trained many successful candidates from different countries for their final EDAIC preparation. He has also guided candidates for their final FCAI and FRCA examinations. Nilay is a great teacher. He was awarded ‘the best trainer for anaesthesia training programme’ by the Oman Medical Specialty Board during his stay in Oman. Nilay has a keen interest in academics and research; he has 40 publications indexed in PubMed. Nilay presently works as a substantive consultant in anaesthesia in Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Somerset.

Dr Nilay Chatterjee

MBBS, MD, DM, EDAIC

Nilay graduated from Medical College Kolkata. He trained in anaesthetics from Kolkata and Trivandrum, India. Before moving to the UK, he worked in different capacities – from registrar to consultant – in different hospitals across India and Oman. Nilay is an expert on EDAIC and has trained many successful candidates from different countries for their final EDAIC preparation. He has also guided candidates for their final FCAI and FRCA examinations. Nilay is a great teacher. He was awarded ‘the best trainer for anaesthesia training programme’ by the Oman Medical Specialty Board during his stay in Oman. Nilay has a keen interest in academics and research; he has 40 publications indexed in PubMed. Nilay presently works as a substantive consultant in anaesthesia in Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Somerset.

Dr Rachana Chhabria

MBBS, MD, Fellowship in Paediatric Anaesthesia, EDAIC, Diploma in
Hospital Administration

Rachana graduated in the year 2007 and did her Anaesthesia training at KEM Hospital Mumbai, India. During her initial years, she worked at peripheral and corporate hospitals (Lilavati Hospital Mumbai). With her inclination towards teaching, she worked as an Assistant Professor at KEM Hospital in Mumbai for 5 years before moving to the UK. She completed a fellowship in paediatric anaesthesia and was thereafter involved in establishing the paediatric anaesthesia department. Shealso holds a Diploma in Hospital Administration. Bringing together her vast experience with a global horizon, she is very enthusiastic about working on improving health care systems and perioperative pathways.
Rachana is currently working as a Speciality doctor in Anaesthesia at Luton and Dunstable Hospital.She is enthusiastic to help overseas candidates expand their global experience, choose their career pathway to excel on professional and personal fronts, thus achieving a great work life balance.

Dr Leon Bernard

MBBS, FRCA, BSC

Anaesthetic registrar with frontline experience within the NHS, covering acute medicine and surgery, with special interest in intensive care. Most recently, Leon have developed and implemented quality improvement projects in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and delivered a Medical Training Initiative (MTI) simulation course recognised by the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA), which was received with excellent feedback. Leon has also received an excellence award for Outstanding Teamwork at Medway NHS Foundation Trust in 2020. 

Leon completed his MBBS with distinction at King’s College London and trained in London and Kent. He also possesses a BSC in Business Management from Imperial College London.

Dr Leon Bernard

MBBS, FRCA, BSC

Anaesthetic registrar with frontline experience within the NHS, covering acute medicine and surgery, with special interest in intensive care. Most recently, Leon have developed and implemented quality improvement projects in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and delivered a Medical Training Initiative (MTI) simulation course recognised by the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA), which was received with excellent feedback. Leon has also received an excellence award for Outstanding Teamwork at Medway NHS Foundation Trust in 2020. 

Leon completed his MBBS with distinction at King’s College London and trained in London and Kent. He also possesses a BSC in Business Management from Imperial College London.

Dr Sujan Sivasubramaniyam

Sujan is a former north west London anaesthetic trainee. Currently, he is the NHS Policy and Patient Advocacy Manager for UK & Ireland for an international pharmaceutical company. He has vast experience teaching medical students (including as course director) as well as junior doctors preparing for Primary FRCA and MRCP PACES.

Dr Sally Zebari

Sally is a ST radiologist from King’s College Hospital London. Her enthusiasm to pursue a career in Radiology stems from undertaking a BSc in Imaging Sciences at medical school. She has been an active member of the YPAT SIG since 2016 and is the current Chair for the committee. She has a particular interest in medical education and encourages educational events tailored to a variety of disciplines in the field of Radiology, as well as medical students and foundation doctors.

Dr Sally Zebari

Sally is a ST radiologist from King’s College Hospital London. Her enthusiasm to pursue a career in Radiology stems from undertaking a BSc in Imaging Sciences at medical school. She has been an active member of the YPAT SIG since 2016 and is the current Chair for the committee. She has a particular interest in medical education and encourages educational events tailored to a variety of disciplines in the field of Radiology, as well as medical students and foundation doctors.