Karim Brohi

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Karim Brohi
EducationUniversity College London
OccupationSurgeon, anesthetist, professor[1]
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[2] and a consultant vascular and trauma surgeon for Barts Health NHS Trust at the Royal London Hospital.[3] 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.[4]


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.[5]

Brohi joined the University of London as a professor of Trauma Sciences at Queen Mary, a public research university.[6]

Selected publications

  • Zhang, Qin; Raoof, Mustafa; Chen, Yu; Sumi, Yuka; Sursal, Tolga; Junger, Wolfgang; Brohi, Karim; Itagaki, Kiyoshi; Hauser, Carl J. (2010). "Circulating mitochondrial DAMPs cause inflammatory responses to injury". Nature. 464 (7285): 104–107. doi:10.1038/nature08780. ISSN 1476-4687.
  • "Acute Traumatic Coagulopathy : Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery". LWW. Retrieved 2019-11-08.
  • "The importance of early treatment with tranexamic acid in bleeding trauma patients: an exploratory analysis of the CRASH-2 randomised controlled trial". The Lancet. 377 (9771): 1096–1101.e2. 2011-03-26. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(11)60278-X. ISSN 0140-6736.
  • Brohi, Karim; Cohen, Mitchell J.; Ganter, Michael T.; Matthay, Michael A.; Mackersie, Robert C.; Pittet, Jean-François (2007). "Acute Traumatic Coagulopathy: Initiated by Hypoperfusion". Annals of Surgery. 245 (5): 812–818. doi:10.1097/01.sla.0000256862.79374.31. ISSN 0003-4932. PMC 1877079. PMID 17457176.
  • Davenport, Ross; Manson, Joanna; De’Ath, Henry; Platton, Sean; Coates, Amy; Allard, Shubha; Hart, Daniel; Pearse, Rupert; Pasi, K. John; MacCallum, Peter; Stanworth, Simon (2011). "Functional Definition and Characterisation of Acute Traumatic Coagulopathy". Critical care medicine. 39 (12): 2652–2658. doi:10.1097/CCM.0b013e3182281af5. ISSN 0090-3493. PMC 3223409. PMID 21765358.


  1. "Health & Education: Health & Wellness". Evening Standard. 2019-10-02. Retrieved 2019-11-08.
  2. "Staff - Karim Brohi - Blizard Institute - Barts and The London". www.qmul.ac.uk. Retrieved 2019-10-17.
  3. Francis, Sam (2019-09-12). "A week in the life of a London trauma surgeon". Retrieved 2019-10-17.
  4. 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.
  5. editor, Denis Campbell Health policy (2018-11-06). "Knife crime: stagger school leaving times, say London doctors". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-11-08.
  6. Morton, Sophie. "Young people most likely to be stabbed on way home from school". East London Advertiser. Retrieved 2019-11-08.

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