Nick Fletcher 


Currently Institute Chair for Anaesthesia and Critical Care at the Cleveland Clinic London and Professor of Anesthesiology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. Previously Consultant and Senior Lecturer in anaesthesia and critical care in St Georges University hospital in London. He is past president of the Association for Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Critical Care in the UK and an editor of the British Journal of Anaesthesia Education and Echocardiography Research and Practice. He is an author of the cardiac ERAS guidelines and a member of the cardiac ERAS advisory board. He is a current member of EACTA and ESICM sub-committees and has helped in the inception of the ESICM EDEC echocardiography accreditation. Nick has published over 80 peer reviewed articles and chapters and has been invited to lecture at ACTACC, EACTAIC, ESAIC, SCA, ESICM, ERAS, EBPOM and IACTA conferences amongst others. He is recognised for his national and international leadership in cardiothoracic anaesthesia and critical care, cardiac ERAS, haemodynamics, clinical quality, echocardiography, research and education.

Key references

Engelman DT, Ben Ali W, Williams JB, Perrault LP, Reddy VS, Arora RC, et al. Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Cardiac Surgery: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Society Recommendations. JAMA Surg. 2019.

Vieillard-Baron A, Millington SJ, Sanfilippo F, Chew M, Diaz-Gomez J, McLean A, et al. A decade of progress in critical care echocardiography: a narrative review. Intensive Care Med. 2019;45(6):770-88.

Vieillard-Baron A, Naeije R, Haddad F, Bogaard HJ, Bull TM, Fletcher N, et al. Diagnostic workup, etiologies and management of acute right ventricle failure : A state-of-the-art paper. Intensive Care Med. 2018;44(6):774-90.