Centre for Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine


Dr Steve Harris FRCA PhD

Clinical Lecturer in Anaesthesia and Critical Care at UCL
Consultant in Critical Care, UCLH 

Critical care 

Health services research (PhD based jointly at ICNARC and LSHTM)

Causal Inference / Instrumental Variable analysis

Data visualisation

Tropical medicine (Previous work with Médecins Sans Frontières)

Selected Publications

Moonesinghe SR, Wong DJN, Farmer L, Shawyer R, Myles PS, Harris SK et al. (2017) SNAP-2 EPICCS: the second Sprint National Anaesthesia Project-EPIdemiology of Critical Care after Surgery: protocol for an international observational cohort study. BMJ Open 7: e017690.

Harris SK, Lewington AJ, Harrison DA, Rowan KM (2015) Relationship between patients' outcomes and the changes in serum creatinine and urine output and RIFLE classification in a large critical care cohort database. Kidney Int 88: 369-377.

Nagendran M, de Silva P, Harris S (2015) Factors associated with early provision of respiratory support in deteriorating ward patients with chest sepsis. Lancet 385 Suppl 1: S74.

Harris S, Singer M, Rowan K, Sanderson C (2015) Delay to admission to critical care and mortality among deteriorating ward patients in UK hospitals: a multicentre, prospective, observational cohort study. Lancet 385 Suppl 1: S40.

Moonesinghe SR, Harris S, Mythen MG, Rowan KM, Haddad FS, Emberton M et al. (2014) Survival after postoperative morbidity: a longitudinal observational cohort study. Br J Anaesth 113: 977-984.

Ackland GL, Harris S, Ziabari Y, Grocott M, Mythen M (2010) Revised cardiac risk index and postoperative morbidity after elective orthopaedic surgery: a prospective cohort study. Br J Anaesth 105: 744-752.

Burdett E, Harris S, Goldsack C, Moonesinghe SR (2010) Floating on a RAFT: Overcoming audit problems. Bulletin of the Royal College of Anaesthetists 59: 49-51.

Balasegaram M, Harris S, Checchi F, Hamel C, Karunakara U (2006) Treatment outcomes and risk factors for relapse in patients with early-stage human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) in the Republic of the Congo. Bull World Health Organ 84: 777-782.

Balasegaram M, Harris S, Checchi F, Ghorashian S, Hamel C, Karunakara U (2006) Melarsoprol versus eflornithine for treating late-stage Gambian trypanosomiasis in the Republic of the Congo. Bull World Health Organ 84: 783-791.

Harris S, Ng R, Syed H, Hillson R (2005) Near patient blood ketone measurements and their utility in predicting diabetic ketoacidosis. Diabet Med 22: 221-224.

Syed H, Harris S, Dubrey S (2003) Grandma's eyes. Lancet 361: 1083.

Harris S, O'Neill M, Oliver N, Dubrey S (2003) An unusual electrocardiographic abnormality. Postgrad Med J 79: 539-40; 545.


Anaesthetics Department
Podium 3, Maple Link corridor
University College Hospital
235 Euston Road