Dr David Anthony Zideman. LVO, QHP(C), BSc, MBBS, FRCA, FRCP, FIMC, FERC
Consultant in anaesthesia and pre-hospital emergency medicine. David Zideman was a consultant anaesthetist at the Hammersmith Hospital, London, since 1980 and an honorary senior lecturer at the University of London since 1981. David is currently a senior clinician HEMS with Thames Valley Air Ambulance, having previously flown with the London Air Ambulance and East Anglia Air Ambulance. David’s services as a Queen’s Honorary Physician were recognized by the highly prestigious award in Her Majesty’s the Queen’s 2009 Birthday Honours as a Lieutenant in the Royal Victorian Order (LVO). In 2008 David was appointed as Clinical Lead—Emergency Medical Services for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games. He co-edited the recently published International Olympic Committee Manual of Emergency Sports Medicine. David is a member of the International Olympic Committee Medical and Scientific Commission Games Group, with responsibility for the provision of emergency medicine. He attended the summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (2016) and the winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang (2018). David is currently working with the Tokyo medical team for the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2021 and the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.