PRASHANT PARULEKAR

Prashant PARULEKAR

Prashant is a Consultant in Intensive Care, Acute & General Internal Medicine at William Harvey Hospital (East Kent Hospitals). He is an honorary senior lecturer at Queen Mary University London (QMUL), giving lectures regarding the role of echocardiography in resuscitation and chairing tutorials on diagnostics and imaging modalities in resuscitation. He teaches and lectures at both regional and national ultrasound and echo conferences and courses.

He is member of the national Focused Ultrasound in Intensive Care (FUSIC) committee and is BSE accredited in Critical Care Echocardiography. He is a FUSIC & FICE (Focused Intensive Care Echocardiography) supervisor & mentor and runs national FUSIC courses. He is published in the use of echo and ultrasound in Intensive Care and Acute Medicine and in the assessment of haemodynamic status using echo.

Prashant is the Chief Investigator (CI) for the national lung ultrasound and echo CORONA study (COre ultRasOund of covid in iNtensive care & Acute medicine) assessing the lung ultrasound features and the incidence of left and right ventricular dysfunction in COVID ICU patients. This study has been commissioned by the Intensive Care Society and Society of Acute Medicine.