Dr Jay Chitnis, Consultant Emergency Physician



Consultant working across both sites

Site Lead for Emergency Department at Basingstoke

Specialty Tutor for Emergency Medicine at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust             


Special Interests

Medical Education

Simulation Medicine


Other roles

Examiner with Royal College of Emergency Medicine, UK

Complaints Lead - Basingstoke ED

Educational Supervisor - Higher Specialist Trainees, ACPs

Clerkship Director in Emergency Medicine for medical students from St. George's University, Grenada


Additional Information

Dr Chitnis did his basic medical training at the University of Mumbai from 1993 to 1999. He gained experience in Emergency Medicine and Pre-Hospital care in India and started working in the UK from 2002. He undertook higher specialist training in Emergency Medicine in Wessex and has been working as a Consultant at Basingstoke since 2010.

Apart from the current roles listed above, over the years he has gained experience in departmental staffing, quality improvement, research etc.

His other active interests include FOAMed (Free Open Access Medical Education), writing, developing websites and photography.