Ilyas is a Consultant Neuroanaesthetist at the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS foundation trust (QEHB). His other subspecialty interests are advanced airway management and regional anaesthesia. After completing postgraduate training in Anaesthetics in Mumbai (India), he did further specialist training in Anaesthesia within the West Midlands (Birmingham and Warwickshire Schools of Anaesthesia) and achieved his CCT in February 2019.
He has a keen interest in medical education and training and was the co-educational lead for neuroanaesthesia at QEHB prior to his appointment as a College Tutor for senior trainees in December 2021. He is also a teaching faculty member on Airway, FRCA and Neurosimulation courses within the region.
QEHB (as part of the wider UHB trust) is one of the largest single-site tertiary hospitals in the UK and offers an extremely unique opportunity to trainee doctors in terms of the experience gained, with the sheer variety and complexity of clinical care delivery. The anaesthesia department is well supported by expert consultant anaesthetists/ intensivists, educational supervisors, the College tutor team and trainee leads. We welcome you all and hope you cherish your time here!