Anaesthetic Department

The Anaesthetic Department is a team of 26 consultants with senior trainees (ST 5-7) and fellows.

As a recognised centre of excellence, dedicated to the treatment and research of cancer and its causes, we have the privilege of treating adults and children referred to us from all over the country, as well as abroad. This makes our clinical practice hugely rewarding.

By working alongside us we hope to provide a unique clinical experience, and to share with you our expertise in the field of cancer care and our dedication to high-quality, evidence-based, good practice.

We are absolute in our commitment to continued medical education and have invested a huge amount of resources in developing:

  • a number of excellent fellowship programmes
  • a high-specification simulation centre
  • a cardiopulmonary exercise facility
  • the newly refurbished anaesthetic department with fantastic IT facilities

Anaesthetic Department staff

Clinical leads

  • Dr Matthew Hacking, Lead Consultant Anaesthetist​
  • Dr Torsten Beutlhauser, Consultant Anaesthetist and Lead for Paediatric Anaesthesia
  • Dr Pascale Gruber, Consultant Anaesthetist and Lead for CBU
  • Dr Jonathan Handy, Consultant Anaesthetist and Trust Lead for Revalidation
  • Dr Shaman Jhanji, Consultant Anaesthetist and Lead for Perioperative Research
  • Dr Rohit Juneja, Consultant Anaesthetist and Lead for Patient Safety
  • Dr Ramanathan (Nathan) Kasivisvanathan, Consultant Anaesthetist and Lead for Preassessment
  • Dr Gary Wares, Consultant Anaesthetist and Trust Director of Medical Education
  • Dr Tim Wigmore, Consultant Anaesthetist and Lead for Critical Care Unit
  • Dr John E Williams, Consultant Anaesthetist and Lead for Pain Management

Consultants

  • Dr Matthew Brown, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr Garry Browne, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr David Chisholm, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr Paul Farquhar-Smith, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr Jacqueline Filshie, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr Michelle Gerstman, Locum Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr Vimal Grover, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr Colm Irving, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr Orla Lacey, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr Helen Lawrence, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr Anjalina Majumder, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr Andrew McLeod, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr Olivia Mingo, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr Alex Oliver, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr Rao Baikady Ravishankar, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr Martin Rooms, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr Robert Self, Consultant Anaesthetist and Clinical Tutor
  • Dr Susanna Walker, Consultant Anaesthetist and Fellowships Coordinator
  • Dr Michael Frow, Trust grade specialty doctor
  • Dr Alan Smith, Trust grade specialty doctor