Consultant Anaesthetist Gudrun Kunst

Dr Gudrun Kunst

MD, PhD(habil), FRCA, FFICM

Consultant Anaesthetist

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  • Biography icon plus

    Dr Gudrun Kunst trained at Heidelberg University Hospital (Germany) and has been consultant anaesthetist at King’s College Hospital for over 15 years. Her clinical interests include perioperative medicine, cardiovascular anaesthesia, abdominal anaesthesia and anaesthesia for day surgery procedures.

    She is a Reader in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia at King’s College London and the anaesthetic and perioperative research lead at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Her research interests include perioperative organ protection and she conducts national and international clinical collaborative research studies. Gudrun is an examiner for the Primary FRCA and is the Pan-London Anaesthetic Academic Training Programme Director.

    She was awarded the 2017 National Royal College of Anaesthetists – NIHR Senior Research Clinician Prize and is currently the Scientific Officer and the Treasurer of the Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists and Critical Care (ACTACC).

    Internationally, Gudrun is a Board Member of the European Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion (EBCP) and she chairs the Cardiopulmonary Bypass Committee of the European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiologists (EACTA).
    Gudrun is frequently invited as a speaker to national and international meetings.

  • Clinical interests icon plus

    Cardiothoracic and vascular anaesthesia, transoesophageal echocardiography, postoperative pain, intensive care medicine, myocardial protection, perioperative medicine, postoperative cognitive dysfunction and enhanced recovery

Practice locations

NHS base

King's College Hospital

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