Lutful Aziz

Location: Bangladesh

Consultant and Head, Dept. of Anaesthesia, ICU and Pain Medicine, Apollo Hospitals Dhaka

Dr. Lutful Aziz graduated in 1985 from Dhaka Medical College under Dhaka University. In 1990 he went to Okayama University Medical School under the Govt. of Japan Scholarship and completed his PhD in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine in 1995. After returning back to Bangladesh, he completed his fellowship in Anaesthesia (FCPS) from the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1997. Prior to his joining Apollo Hospital as Consultant, he was Associate Professor in Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University and was the Academic Coordinator of the Post Graduate Studies of Dept. of Anaesthesia, Analgesia and Intensive Care Medicine.

During his career he has travelled to many countries to attend International Congresses in Anaesthesia, ICU and Pain medicine and delivered more than 75 lectures as an Invited Speaker. To his credit he has more than 50 publications in different National and International journals. He is in the Editorial Committee of four national and International journals. He is the founder member and is currently the Immediate Past President of Bangladesh Society for Study of Pain.

His areas of expertise are different techniques of modern anaesthesia like General Anaesthesia, Neuro Anaesthesia, Paediatric Anaesthesia and other disciplines of anaesthesia. He is an expert on Obstetric anaesthesia and Labour analgesia. His special interest is Pain Medicine, dealing with regional blocks for different cancer and chronic pains. He has devoted himself on the Academic improvement in Anaesthesia Studies in Bangladesh and is currently working with the Faculty of Anaesthesia of the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons.

He has brought PTC to Bangladesh and organised the first PTC course for trainees and trainers in Dhaka. He is one of the trainers in PTC and regularly organising PTC courses in Bangladesh.