About Us

Docsinnovent are established medical device innovators in the fields of both human and animal health care.

Our innovation expertise in these sectors spans over two decades with an extensive portfolio of patented medical devices delivering significant clinical benefits across the globe today.

We continue to work on our portfolio of innovative product. We also welcome other inventors of human and animal healthcare products to come and meet us with a view to potentially working together to make their creations a commercial reality.

The v-gel Innovation Team

Dr Muhammed Aslam Nasir

Dr Muhammed Aslam Nasir, a qualified human anesthesiologist, is the inventor of the i-gel® supraglottic airway device (http://www.i-gel.com) . In 2016 he was awarded the prestigious Macewen Medal by the DAS (Difficult Airway Society) to recognise and honour his services to airway management. He is only the 14th recipient of this award and will join the Society’s most revered members.  Dr Nasir aspired to bring the same underlying technology and benefits of the i-gel® into the veterinary anesthesia sector and so we now have the ‘v-gel’ range of species-specific devices. Dr Nasir is very active with his charities to support ...

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Surendra Sumaria-Shah

Managing Director
Surendra is a co-founder of Docsinnovent Ltd. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has over 40 years’ experience working with and advising successful entrepreneurs and businesses with strong international presence. Surendra is also involved in a number of Charities and is an active member of Lions Clubs International. He also likes being on the golf course in his spare time but struggles with his handicap!

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Ivan Crotaz BVetMed MRCVS

Companion Animal Veterinary Consultant
Ivan is the Docsinnovent lead veterinary consultant for companion animal anaesthesia. He graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London in 1999 and works in both general practice as well as rabbit referral practice.  He also lectures internationally on rabbit anaesthesia, medicine and surgery.  Ivan has been involved with the v-gel ® development program since conception and has a number of publications on the subject of supraglottic airway use in veterinary anaesthesia.

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Stuart Wallis CVA BVSc MRCVS

Equine and Anaesthesia Veterinary Consultant
Stuart is Docsinnovent’s lead veterinary consultant for the equine v-gel development program. He graduated from Liverpool University in 2004 and holds the Certificate in Veterinary Anesthesia, currently based at The Arundel Equine Hospital, West Sussex.

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Dawn Sheppard

Product Support & Sales Executive
Dawn qualified as Veterinary Nurse in 1987 but has been involved in the veterinary commercial sector for well over 20 years.  She joined Docsinnovent in 2012 initially leading the sales with in the UK but now works with and supports all of our global Distributors, Universities and customers.  Dawn leads our exhibitions but also enjoys teaching student vets and nurses alike. Outside of Docsinnovent, Dawn is a voluntary telephone controller for SERV Kent, the blood-running charity delivering emergency blood products to Kent hospitals.

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Tuaha Nasir

Project Co-ordinator
Tuaha Nasir completed his BSc (Hons) in Business Management with one year at Oxford Brooks in Oxford, UK and two years from Lord Ashcroft International Business School, Cambridge, UK. He worked within the mental healthcare sector, where his team led several successful projects. Tuaha joins the Docsinnovent team as Projects Co-Ordinator.

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Dr Chris Geddes MA VetMB MCIM MRCVS

Global Marketing Manager
Chris qualified from Cambridge University vet school in 2006 with degrees in pathology and veterinary medicine. After working in mainly companion animal practice for two and a half years he entered the veterinary industry, where he has worked for the last nine years in various technical and marketing roles in the nutrition and pharmaceutical sectors for companion animals, horses and livestock. He has a professional certificate and diploma in marketing and is completing a Masters in Business Administration with the Open University. He lives with his fiancée, three cats, two dogs and a horse.

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