Karim Brohi

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Karim Brohi
EducationUniversity College London
OccupationSurgeon, anesthetist, professor
OrganizationQueen Mary University of London, Royal London Hospital, NHS England
Known forClinical Director of London Major Trauma Network, research into bleeding in trauma patients

Karim Brohi is a British surgeon who is currently the Clinical Director of the London Major Trauma Network, professor of trauma sciences at Queen Mary University of London[1] and a consultant vascular and trauma surgeon for Barts Health NHS Trust at the Royal London Hospital.[2] He founded the website trauma.org, due to what he perceived as inadequate care for major trauma patients. He coined the term 'Acute Traumatic Coagulopathy' to describe how coagulopathy caused by traumatic injury results in more severe bleeding and organ failiure.[3]


Brohi attended University College London in 1985 and completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree in 1991.


In 2003, he joined University of California as a Trauma & Surgical Critical Care fellow and remained there for two years. In 2008, he joined The London Clinic, a charitable hospital as a vascular and trauma surgeon. Brohi was appointed as Clinical Director, London Major Trauma System at NHS England in 2015.

Brohi joined the University of London as a professor of Trauma Sciences at Queen Mary, a public research university.


  1. "Staff - Karim Brohi - Blizard Institute - Barts and The London". www.qmul.ac.uk. Retrieved 2019-10-17.
  2. Francis, Sam (2019-09-12). "A week in the life of a London trauma surgeon". Retrieved 2019-10-17.
  3. Brohi, Karim; Singh, Jasmin; Heron, Mischa; Coats, Timothy (June 2003). "Acute Traumatic Coagulopathy". The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. 54 (6): 1127–1130. doi:10.1097/01.TA.0000069184.82147.06. ISSN 0022-5282. PMID 12813333.

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