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Professor Jugdeep Dhesi

Professor of Geriatric Medicine

Biography

Jugdeep is a consultant geriatrician working in the innovative and award-winning POPS (Perioperative medicine for Older People undergoing Surgery) service at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. She is Honorary Professor at King’s College London and Associate Professor at University College London, with research interests including preoperative assessment and optimisation, health services research focusing on perioperative pathways and postoperative delirium. She has wide education and training portfolio, having established the first Allied Health Professional, Foundation and Specialist Registrar training programmes in perioperative medicine, co-authored e-learning modules, MSc modules and multiple textbook chapters. Her national roles include Deputy Director for Centre for Perioperative Care, President Elect for British Geriatrics Society and involvement in a variety of steering, advisory and guideline groups (NELA, RCoA, BGS and NICE).