Dr Jay Chitnis

Speciality: Emergency medicine



Consultant Emergency Physician since 2010


  • 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.



updated 6 August 2018

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