Griksaitis, Dr Michael

MBBS(Hons), PGDipMedEd, MSc, MRCPCH, FFICM

Specialty

Paediatrics

Sub-specialty

Paediatric intensive care

Training and education

  • Undergraduate medical training at Newcastle University
  • Certificate and diploma in medical education at Dundee University
  • Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine

Experience

Dr Griksaitis joined the Trust in 2011, and is experienced in all aspects of paediatric critical care. He has a particular interest in paediatric cardiac patients. He is passionate about teaching and training, both at an undergraduate and postgraduate level.     

Key achievements

  • Honorary external clinical lecturer at Durham University
  • Clinical lead for organ donation (paediatrics) at University Hospital Southampton
  • Co-lead for paediatric critical care outreach in the Wessex and Thames Valley Operational Delivery Network

Awards and prizes

  • Winner of the student-voted award for outstanding contribution to undergraduate teaching (Durham University)
  • 'Highly commended textbook' at the British Medical Association Book Awards (for The Essential Revision Guide to Paediatric Cardiology)
  • The Phillipson award (Newcastle University)

Research

    Dr Griksaitis' research interests include:
  • Various aspects of cardiovascular and critical care physiology
  • The role of ultrasound in paediatric critical care and medical education
  • Medical education (particularly the teaching of anatomy and physiology)