President of the RSM’s Anaesthesia Section, Dr Shinde is a consultant anaesthetist at Southmead Hospital in Bristol, specialising in orthoplastics, neurosurgery and coiling/stroke thrombectomy. She is nationally recognised for addressing the environmental consequences of anaesthesia, which was the theme of her address at her inauguration as Section President in 2019. She is a director of Laxmibai & Rajaram Shinde Trust, a charity established to support education in India.