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The William Harvey Research Institute - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Serene Chang

Consultant Anaesthetist

Telephone: +44(0) 20 3594 1328


Dr Serene Chang is a Consultant Anaesthetist and Research Lead at Barts Health NHS Trust, as well as Honorary Research Fellow with the Biomedical Engineering Research Group at City University. She previously studied medicine at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals, and was a Specialist Registrar in Anaesthetics at Barts and The London School of Anaesthesia, where she was Clinical Lecturer in Anaesthetics for 2 years. She was appointed Consultant Anaesthetist at Barts Health in 2010, and obtained her MD (Research) with Queen Mary University of London in 2013, in the field of photoplethysmography in clinical monitoring. In 2011, she became an Assistant Editor of Anaesthesia Cases, an online journal of case reports linked to Anaesthesia. Her clinical interests include head and neck anaesthesia, orthopaedic and trauma surgery.


Group members

Professor RML Langford, Professor P Kyriacou, Dr V Mehta, Dr JP Phillips, Dr M Hickey, Dr S Snidvongs, Dr T Wodehouse.

Key Publications

  • Chang SH, Maney KM, Mehta V, Langford RM. Survey of acute pain service involvement in medical wards in UK hospitals. Postgraduate Medical Journal 2010; 86 (1015): 279-284
  • Chang SH, Mehta V, Langford RM. Acute and chronic pain following breast surgery. International Journal of Acute Pain Management 2009; 11(1): 1-14
  • Chang SH, Maney KM, Phillips JP, Langford RM, Mehta V. A comparison of the respiratory effects of oxycodone versus morphine: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled investigation  2010; 65(10): 1007-1012
  • Phillips JP, Langford RM, Chang SH, Maney KM, Kyriacou PA, Jones DP. Cerebral arterial oxygen saturation measurements using a fiberoptic pulse oximeter. Neurocritical Care 2010; 13(2): 278-285
  • Sherren PB, Kong M, Chang S. Comparison of the Macintosh, McCoy, Airtraq laryngoscopes and the intubating laryngeal mask airway in a difficult airway with manual in-line stabilisation: A cross-over, simulation-based study. European Journal of Anaesthesiology 2013; 30(9):544-549


Pain and Anaesthesia Research Centre; Biomedical Engineering Research Group City University

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