Dr Niven Akotia
Dr Niven Akotia qualified from St George’s Medical School, University of London in 2002. He began his specialist training in Anaesthesia with the South Coast School of Anaesthesia and underwent further specialist training in Anaesthesia from the Barts and London School of Anaesthesia from 2007. He has an MSc in Informatics and a keen interest in healthcare technology.
Dr Akotia has achieved higher training in vascular, trauma and ophthalmic anaesthesia, pain and intensive care. He undertook a year fellowship in teaching and education and was an Honorary Lecturer at the prestigious Queen Mary’s University of London during that time.
Having completed his training and awarded certification in 2013, he worked at Broomfield Hospital as a Locum Consultant and subsequently earned a substantive consultant position in 2015.
His main clinical expertise is in pre-operative medicine, high-risk and vascular anaesthesia and anaesthesia for upper-gastrointestinal and breast surgery.
Dr Akotia prides himself going the extra mile to help patients have a positive experience from their surgery.
Once a year he travels to Zambia to run an educational program in acute pain management as part of the charity Out to Africa.
In his free time, Niven enjoys cooking and cycling.