Dr. John Whittle is an honorary associate professor of Perioperative medicine at University College London. Clinically he works as a consultant in anaesthesia, critical care and Perioperative medicine at University College Hospitals. He qualified MBBS from Guys, King’s & St. Thomas’ Hospitals School of Medicine, London, in 2004.
He underwent postgraduate training in Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine in the Central School of Anaesthesia, London, between 2007 and 2016. Doing this time he qualified as Fellow of Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) in 2009 and as Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FFICM) in 2017. During his postgraduate clinical training, Dr Whittle was awarded a National Institute of Health Research Academic Clinical Fellowship which he undertook at University College London.
During this time he carried out research resulting in the award of the degree of Doctor of Medicine in Research from University College London. In additional, Dr Whittle undertook a fellowship in Perioperative Medicine at UCL. After finishing postgraduate training, Dr. Whittle joined the Duke Anesthesiology faculty as assistant professor in 2017. His research & interests are in perioperative optimization, including prehabilitation, as well as metabolic health.