Dr Vimal Grover

Consultant in Critical Care Medicine and Anaesthesia MB ChB(Hons) BSc(Hons) MRCP FRCA MD(res) FFICM

Specialism: Anaesthetics, Intensive/critical care

Available at: Chelsea

​​Special interests:

  • Adult critical care
  • Anaesthesia for major surgery
  • Education and training
  • Sepsis
  • Early diagnosis of infections in the critically ill


Vimal trained at the University of Bristol (1994–2000), where he gained his medical degree with honours as well as a first class honours degree in Cellular and Molecular Pathology. His immunology-based BSc work was sponsored by the Wolfson Foundation and the Wellcome Trust.
He has conducted the majority of his postgraduate training in North West London. He has dual-accreditation in both Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia. He is the current Medical lead for Critical Care at the Royal Marsden.

Vimal has conducted translational research in critically ill patients, gaining an MD (res) degree from Imperial College London. His area of interest was the use of immunological diagnostic biomarkers from bronchoscopically-acquired samples to rapidly diagnose Ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive care. The work was sponsored by the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia. He has published original articles, letters and reviews and has presented his work nationally and internationally.

Vimal has a keen interest in medical education and is contributing to teaching at Imperial College London. He is the co-founder of a course teaching junior anaesthetists. Additionally, he is the Trust lead for sepsis, supporting efforts to raise awareness of the condition, prevent, recognise and treat it earlier. He is also implementing a Trust-wide project to detect and treat acute kidney injury.

With regards to anaesthesia, Vimal has experience of pre-operative assessment, major oncological surgery and robotic surgery.


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