Dr Ashwini Keshkamat

Dr Ashwini Keshkamat
Council Member



Term of office on Council

March 2021 to 2027


Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust


Dr Ashwini Keshkamat qualified in 2002 in India and completed anaesthetic training in the cities of Mumbai and Bangalore in 2009, where she was awarded the Gold medal at the National Board of Examinations. She arrived in the United Kingdom in 2011 and has been working as an SAS doctor at Dartford since 2013.

Ashwini has a keen interest in teaching and training, especially the novice anaesthetists, and is one of the organisers of the HEKSS novice courses, which include simulation. Her specialty interest is obstetric anaesthesia where multidisplicinary team management and human factors are of pivotal significance.

Ashwini endeavours to work towards sharing the global partnerships goal of the RCoA and is earnest about the well being of all colleagues across the specialty. She joined the College's SAS Committee in 2018 and also represents the Examinations Committee. Ashwini has previously been a speaker at the “New to NHS meeting” organised by the College, sharing her experiences with doctors coming from abroad.

She is married to an anaesthetist and divides her spare time listening to music, painting and enjoying regional Indian dance. 

Register of Interests

  • None declared