Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia

The Vision

To lead an internationally recognised academic program on the techniques of Regional Anaesthesia and Analgesia between the Government of Dubai and the world known team of  Professor Xavier Capdevila (University of Montpellier, France). To provide to all your patients these advanced anaesthesia techniques which improve the surgical outcome. 

The worldwide renowned team of the University of Montpellier in Regional Anaesthesia and Analgesia will come to teach these techniques in Dubai in collaboration with other world key opinion leaders and the local Faculty from Rashid Hospital Dubai Health Authority 

The Mission

This post graduate diploma of regional anesthesia and analgesia delivered by the French University of Montpellier and Dubai Health Authority created in 2011 in Dubai trained and graduated  258 anesthesiologists from 29 countries.

The program will provide 85 hours of Lectures by an international faculty, 32 hours of Hands on live models, 40 hours of clinical attachment and in option a Cadaver workshops in collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok

Anesthesiologists in Charge of the Diploma

This educational program will be based on the current guidelines and programs from International societies of Regional Anaesthesia.

The value

This program is internationally recognized and supported by the World Federation of the Societies of Anesthesia (WFSA) with a one year registration in the French University of Montpellier 


Xavier Capdevila (M.D. - Ph.D.)

Professor in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Lapeyronie University Hospital & Montpellier School of Medicine - France


Philippe B Macaire (M.D)

Consultant in Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain

Rashid Hospital Trauma Centre - Dubai - UAE