Mr Chris Aylwin

Senior Lecturer Trauma Sciences

Senior Lecturer in Trauma Sciences

I joined the Centre for Trauma Sciences and Barts Health in January 2022 as co-Course Director of the Trauma Sciences MSc and the Royal London Hospital as a Consultant Trauma Surgeon.

I studied medicine at the London and trained in general and vascular surgery in the North East Thames Deanery. I had fellowships in trauma in Cape Town for a year and vascular surgery at St Thomas' Hospital. I was appointed as a Consultant Vascular and Trauma Surgeon at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in 2013 and became the Head of Specialty for Major Trauma in 2016 until my departure in late 2021. I have been an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Imperial College since 2014.

I have a Masters in Clinical Education from the Institute of Education and have been the principal investigator for several studies at Imperial, including Cryostat-2, MODET, UK-REBOA.

I aim to develop take the MSc further and to expand the scope of trauma education across both the medical school and the Major Trauma Centre.

1. Rosel Tallach, Sharon Einav, Karim Brohi, Kirthi Abayajeewa, Paer-Sellim Abback, Chris Aylwin, Nicola Batrick, Mathieu Boutonnet, Michael Cheatham, Fabrice Cook, Sonja Curac, Stephanie Davidson, Hilary Eason, Nick Fiore, Christine Gaarder, Sanjeewa Garusinghe, Eric Goralnick, David Grimaldi, Kritaya Kritayakirana, Jacques Levraut, Tobias Lindner, Sven Märdian, Ashley Padayachee, Sabeena Qureshi, Suneil Ramessur, Mathieu Raux, Amila Ratnayake, Michael Römer, Hobnojit Roy, Eunice Tole, Sheila Tose, Fernando T. Fuentes, Tobias Gauss. Learning from terrorist mass casualty incidents: a global survey. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 2021.

2.       McKnight G, Yalamanchili S, Sanchez-Thompson N, Guidozzi N, Dunhill-Turner N, Holborow A, Batrick N, Hettiaratchy S, Khan M, Kashef E, Aylwin C, Frith D. Penetrating Gluteal Injuries in North West London; a retrospective cohort study and initial management guideline. Trauma Surgery & Acute Care Open. 2021.23;6(1):e000727. doi: 10.1136/tsaco-2021-000727

3. De La Hoz Polo M, Sandhu A, Kashef E, Aylwin C, Bew D, Manikon M, Dick, E. Medical and surgical devices in the emergency and trauma patient: what the radiologist should know, and how they can add value. Br J Radiol. 2020;93:20200530. doi: 10.1259/bjr.20200530. PMID: 33095656

4.       Ramaraj P, Super J, Doyle R, Aylwin C, Hettiaratchy S. Triaging of Respiratory Protective Equipment on the assumed risk of SARS-CoV-2 aerosol exposure in patient-facing healthcare workers delivering secondary care: a rapid review. BMJ Open. 2020;10:e040321. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-040321

5.     Aylwin C. An examination of Community of Inquiry in an online course. JMIR Medical Education. 2019:5(1);e10464

6.       Lam C, Aylwin C, Khan M. Are Paediatric Stabbings in London Related to Socioeconomic Status? Trauma. 2019:21:310-316

7.       Jared M. Wohlgemut, Joseph Davies, Christopher Aylwin, Jonathan J. Morrison, Elaine Cole, Nicola Batrick, Susan I. Brundage, Jan O. Jansen. Functional inclusivity of trauma networks: a pilot study of the North West London Trauma Network. Journal of Surgical Research. 2018:231;201-209

8.     Perkins ZB, De’Ath HD, Aylwin C, Brohi K, Walsh M, Tai NRM. Epidemiology and outcome of vascular trauma at a British major trauma centre. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2012 Aug;44(2):203-9

9.       Davenport RA, Tai N, West A, Bouamra O, Aylwin C, Woodford M, McGinley A, Lecky F, Walsh M, Brohi K. The major trauma centre is more than a hospital with specialties. Br J Surg 2010; 97:109-117

10. Aylwin CJ, Konig TC, Brennan NW, Shirley PJ, Davies G, Walsh MS, Brohi K. Reducing critical mortality in urban mass casualty incidents:triage, surge and resource utilization analysis of the London bombings of 7th July 2005. Lancet. 2006;368:2219-25

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