Dr. Sanjeev Maskara

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • FRCGP-Fellowship of Royal College of General Practitioner, UK –May 2019
  • PGCME – Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education, University of Westminster, London, Feb 2016
  • FRACGP – Fellowship of Royal Australian College of General Practitioner (FRACGP), May 2012
  • MRCGP – Membership of Royal College of General Practitioner (MRCGP), London, UK, Sep 2011
  • DFSRH – Diplomat of Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare from Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), London, UK, July 2009
  • DGM – Diploma in Geriatric Medicine from Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (RCPS), Glasgow, UK, Nov 2007
  • DCP – Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Pathology from Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India, 2003
  • MBBS – Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India, Dec 1996

PROFILE SUMMARY

  • GP Partner-Blandford Medical centre-Braintree since 1st June 2018-till date.
  • Portfolio General practitioner ( June 2017-May 2018)
  • Site lead/Regional Medical Director at Malling Health Dipple medical centre (July 2016-June 17)
  • Locality Clinical Lead GP for The Practice Plc Surgeries Group for the East London and Essex Region, (May 1, 2014 to July 2016)
  • Lead General Practitioner/Site Lead at The Practice South Woodham Ferrers, Mid-Essex, (May 1, 2014 to July 2016)
  • 21+years of rich and wide clinical experience in three diverse health care settings – UK (NHS 2003 to date), Australia (Medicare), and India
  • Team leader in redesigning the new package for driving the recruitment crisis for Site leads and General Practitioners for IMH/Malling health group.
  • GP Specialist Advisor for Care Quality Commission actively involved in doing GP surgery inspections and providing expertise
  • NHS GP appraiser.
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education, London Deanery, Accredited Course for GP trainer/mentors
  • GP Clinical Adviser on RCGP Panel
  • Instructor of IMPACT Course, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (RCP), Glasgow
  • Keep updated with state-of-art knowledge by active involvement in clinical audits, research projects, scientific publications, scientific presentations at conferences, and training program
  • Passionate about studying, understanding, and analyzing different health care systems to bringing innovative ideas for uplifting the current work settings
  • Passionate about teaching and training to medical students, foundation year, junior doctors, and GP registrars
  • Acquired leadership qualities by involving actively in practice management and assuming various administrative opportunities since the medical school days
  • Seasoned in managing patients with various acute and chronic diseases, planning for safe discharge of patients, and providing appropriate follow up according to high standards, latest guidelines, and protocol as set by various bodies like NICE, SIGN, RCP, and RCGP

REGISTRATION DETAILS

  • GMC (UK) – Full Registration – 6042105
  • Name in GP Register and Performer’s List (England and Wales – Post CCT and MRCGP) Mid-Essex Performers List

CURRENT ROLES

  • GP partner Blandford medical centre, Braintree
  • Thurrock CCG Board member
  • Chair for Clinical engagement group- Thurrock CCG
  • Specialist GP advisor for Care Quality Commission
  • NHS Appraisers for General practitioner
  • GP trainer/mentor GP registrar and foundation year trainees
  • Board member for RCGP Essex faculty
  • Committee member for RCGP rural forum team

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT

  • Portfolio GP @ college health-June 2017-May 2018
  • Regional Medical director/site lead GP for Malling health at Dipple medical centre (July 2016-June 2017)
  • Locality Clinical Lead GP for East London and Essex, The Practice Plc, (May 1, 2014 to July 2017)
  • Lead GP/Site Lead based at The Practice South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, The Practice Plc, (May 1, 2014 to July 2016)

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Five clinical sessions, three Medical director/locality lead sessions, and one site lead session
  • Involved in practice management, development of chronic disease management pathways, supervising KPI, QOF, and all-round development of the practice
  • Recruitment of medical staff, site leads, and GPs
  • Monthly management meetings with CEO, site leads, Practice, and Business Managers
  • Supervising site leads, GPs, and practice managers
  • Coordinating monthly teaching and training for GPs, nurses, paramedical, and health care assistants
  • Taking part in fortnightly/monthly OOH /WIC rota to keep up the skills in managing acutely ill patients
  • Looking after patients in nursing, residential homes, and dementia units
  • Initiating and coordinating monthly lunchtime teaching for all the staff and students

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT SKILLS

  • GP Specialist Advisor for Care Quality Commission
  • NHS appraiser for General practitioner
  • Lead Committee Member, Accreditation of Family Medical Clinic, OKCHS, Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia into a teaching practice
  • Board Member, Indian Medical Curriculum (MBBS) – Revised MBBS curriculum of India; Introduction of Problem-Based Learning concepts for MBBS students in India; Preparation of the new teaching modules for undergraduate medical students in India
  • Elected Junior Doctors’ Representative (GP) / Scottish Council Member, British Medical Association from 2008 to 2011
  • Member of several interview panels for recruitment of medical staffs (GPs, Junior Doctors, and Interns)
  • First 5 Lead for the rural forum on RCGP
  • Founder of Indian Association of Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
  • Executive Member of Indian Association of North East of Scotland, Aberdeen
  • Registered Expert Resource on RCGP panel from 2007 to 2012
  • Panel, Quality Control for practices in NHS Grampian from 2008 to 2010
  • Facilitator, Practice Based Small-Group Learning (PBSGL) for the GP Registrar Group in the NHS Grampian Deanery from 2009 to 2010
  • Chair and Organising Committee Member, RCPE/RCGP Joint Symposium on Care of the Elderly at RCGP, Edinburg, April 2011
  • Deputy Chair, Associate-in-Training (AiT) Committee for North East of Scotland from 2008 to 2010
  • Coordinator of monthly in-house lunch time teaching programme for doctors and nurses
  • Rota-master and Leave Coordinator for junior doctors

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

  • Ajit Kumar, Sanjeev Maskara (2016). Overcoming Language Barrier in Healthcare Settings using ICT. Saudi Medical Journal 37(3):328 (Correspondence Paper, SCI Impact Factor = 0.59, ISSN: 2164-5167)
  • Ajit Kumar, Sanjeev Maskara (2016). India’s Advancement in Agriculture, Technology, and Management – What Next, and Why? Open Journal of Business and Management, 4(1):1-6 (Review Paper, ISSN: 2329-3284)
  • Ajit Kumar, Sanjeev Maskara (2015). Coping up with the Information Overload in the Medical Profession. Journal of Biosciences and Medicines, 3(11):124-127 (Review Paper, ISSN: 2327-5081)
  • Ajit Kumar, Sanjeev Maskara (2015). US versus Taiwanese Healthcare System Reforms: What can India Learn from them? American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 5 (10):622-629 (Review Paper, ISSN: 2164-5167)
  • Ajit Kumar, Sanjeev Maskara, I-Jen Chiang (2015). Identifying Semantics in High-Dimensional Web Data using Latent Semantic Manifold. Journal of Data Analysis and Information Processing 3 (4):136-152 (Original Research Paper, ISSN: 2327-7211)
  • Ajit Kumar, Sanjeev Maskara (2015). Revealing Clinicians’ Experiences towards Healthcare Software Usability using Human-Centered Design Approach, Journal of Design Research, 13(1):37-54 (Original Research Paper, Scopus Indexed, SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) = 0.27, ISSN: 1748-3050)
  • Ajit Kumar, Indrajit Bhattacharya, Jaijit Bhattacharya, Anandhi Ramachandran, Sanjeev Maskara, Woon-Man Kung, Yao-Chin Wang, I-Jen Chiang (2014). Deploying Cloud Computing to Implement Electronic Health Record in Indian Healthcare Settings. Open Journal of Mobile Computing and Cloud Computing, 1(1):35-47 (Original Research Paper, ISSN: 2380-0038)
  • Ajit Kumar, Reena Maskara, Sanjeev Maskara, I-Jen Chiang (2014). Conceptualization and Application of an Approach for Designing Healthcare Software Interfaces. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 49:171 – 186 (Original Research Paper, SCI Impact Factor = 2.194, ISSN: 1532-0464)
  • Ajit Kumar, Sanjeev Maskara, I-Jen Chiang (2014). Health Care Satisfaction among Foreign Residents in Taiwan – An Assessment and Improvement. Technology and Health Care Journal, 22(1):77-90 (Original Research Paper, SCI Impact Factor = 0.697, 1 Citation, ISSN: 0928-7329)
  • Ajit Kumar, Sanjeev Maskara, I-Jen Chiang (2014). Building a prototype using human-centered design to engage older adults in health care decision-making. WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment, and Rehabilitation, 49(4):653-61 (Original Research Paper, SSCI Impact Factor = 0.32, 1 Citation, ISSN: 1051-9815)
  • Sanjeev Maskara, A. Michael (2013). An Unusual Presentation of Tremor and Heart Block. European Geriatric Medicine, 4(2):110-1 (Impact Factor = 0.733, ISSN: 1878-7649)
  • Sanjeev Maskara, Rajesh Govindarajan, Pippa Medcalf, Martin Ansell (2009). Kleine-Levine Syndrome Presenting in Later Life. Geriatric Medicine, 37:59-66
  • Sanjeev Maskara, Rajesh Govindarajan, Pippa Medcalf (2007). Tremor. Geriatric Medicine, 37(10)
  • Sanjeev Maskara, Nagamani Sen, John Prakash Raj, Ipeson Korah, B. Antonisamy (2000). Correlation between Lung Injury Score and Serum Albumin Levels in Patients at Risk for Developing Acute Lung Injury. Nutrition, 16(2):91-94 (7 Citations, SSCI Impact Factor = 2.926, ISSN: 0899-9007)
  • Sanjeev Maskara, Nagamani Sen, John Prakash Raj, Ipeson Korah, B. Antonisamy (1997). Predicting the Outcome in Patients at Risk for Developing Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) using Lung Injury Score. CMC Research Bulletin, 16(3)

SCIENTIFIC PAPER PRESENTATIONS
International Presentations

  • Presentation on the topic entitled ‘Usage of Cloud Technologies to Implement Electronic Health Record’ at the Second International Conference on Computing, Measurement, Control, and Sensor Network, Taichung, Taiwan, May 2014
  • Presentation on the topic entitled ‘Identifying Latent Semantic in High Dimensional Web Data’ at the International SWAT4LS Workshop, Edinburgh, Dec 2013
    National Level Presentations
  • Poster Presentation on the topic entitled ‘Steering Information overload on General Practitioners -Would using e-Learning education under CPD programs be a solution? Annual Conference, Royal College of General Practitioner (RCGP), Liverpool October 2014
  • Presentation on the topic entitled ‘A rare and interesting case of Kleine-Levine syndrome in an elderly lady’ at Royal College of General Practitioner (RCGP), Annual Conference, Bournemouth, Apr 2008
    Regional Level Presentations
  • Presentation on the topic entitled ‘Comparative Study of Different Healthcare Systems and How We are Doing?’ at Ovens & King Community Health Services, Wangaratta, Nov 2013
  • Presentation on the topic entitled ‘Working as a General Practitioner in Great Britain’ at Ovens and King Community Health Services, Wangaratta, Nov 2012
  • Presentation on the topic entitled ‘Management of Diabetes in Children’ at Forest Grove House, Aberdeen, Oct 2010
    Local Level Presentations
  • Presentation on the topic entitled ‘Inflammatory Back Pain’ at Woodend Hospital, GPST Educational Programme, Nov 2008
  • Presentation on the topic entitled ‘A Rare and Interesting Case Presentation of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in an Elderly Lady’ at lunchtime meeting

RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Co-Investigator of the PIN project (Practice Innovation Network) for Diabetes mellitus conducted by the National Association of Primary Care (NAPC), 2014 to date
  • Co-Investigator of the project entitled ‘Clinician-Friendly Interface Design’ from Jan 2013 to Dec 2013
  • Principal Investigator of the project entitled ‘Predicting the Outcome in Patients at Risk for Developing ARDS using the Lung Injury Score’ from Mar 2000 to Feb 2001
  • Principal Investigator of the project entitled ‘Serum Albumin – a Metabolic Predictor of Ventilator Dependency in Patients at Risk for Developing Acute Lung Injury’ from Mar 1999 to Feb 2000
  • Principal Investigator of the project entitled ‘Multiple Organ Dysfunction Score and its Predictive Value in Outcome in Patient with Septicaemia’ from Mar 1996 to Feb 1997

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • PG Certificate in Medical Education from London Deanery (TTT-Teaching The Teacher)
  • Teaching GP registrars, Foundation year trainees/doctors, and nurses in the ward and GP settings
  • Lectures and Practical Demonstrations to Medical (MBBS) and Paramedical (BSc) students

TRAINING EXPERIENCE

  • Lunch and Learn Program at OKCHS Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia – Initiated the Lunch and Learn program and took the responsibility to conduct it fortnightly, which involved arranging speakers, displaying posters, email notifications, booking the venue, and catering
  • Instructor, ILL Medical Patients’ Acute Care and Treatment (IMPACT) Course, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (RCPSG), Glasgow – Taught Foundation/Junior/ST doctors to recognise medically ill patients and their early treatment on the ward
  • Health Promotion Programs – Provided training on quit smoking, healthy lifestyle to empower patients and take charge of their health

HEALTHCARE IT SKILLS

  • Medical Software – System One, Vision, EMIS Web, Emis, Adastra, Odyssey
  • Office and Other Software – MS-Word, MS-PowerPoint, MS-Excel, MS-Outlook, Internet Surfing/Browsing, Web Conferencing (TeamViewer, Skype)

PROCEDURAL SKILLS

  • Competent – Venous-puncture and IV canulation; Intubation, Suturing; Lumbar puncture; Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy; Male and female catheterisation; Cervical swabs; Breast examination; Rectal and prostate examination; Implanon insertion; Incision and drainage of simple abscess; Antenatal check-ups; Immunizations; Simple dressings; Simple shoulder reductions, ECG, Chronic disease management
  • Under Supervision – Tracheostomy; Chest tube insertion; Central line insertion

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • GMC – General Medical Council
  • RCGP – Royal College of General Practitioner
  • RACGP – Royal Australian College of General Practitioner
  • MDDUS – Medical Indemnity
  • MDS – Medical Defence Shield
  • BMA – British Medical Association
  • IMC – Indian Medical Council

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Second Certificate of Merit in Medicine, Surgery, Pharmacology in 1996
  • Dr S.C. Devadatta Prize for the best paper in Biochemistry in 1992
  • Medicine Quiz Winner at Sandoz Medicine Quiz Time in 1994
  • Award of Appreciation for scientific paper on Alzheimer’s disease in 1994