Dr Robert Self

Consultant Anaesthetist MBBS FRCA MD

Specialism: Anaesthetics

Available at: Chelsea, Sutton

Special interests:

  • anaesthesia for urology, gynae-oncology and plastic surgery
  • anaesthesia for paediatric oncology
  • training and education: RCOA college tutor


Dr Robert Self is a Consultant Anaesthetist, appointed to The Royal Marsden in 2006. He qualified in 1995 after completing undergraduate training at UMDS of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals. Dr Self completed specialist registrar anaesthetic training on the North Thames Central UCL and Royal Free rotation. He also worked as a Research Fellow in the UCL Centre for Anaesthesia/UCL Haemostasis Research Unit and was awarded a higher degree – MD (Res) – in 2012.

Dr Self was previously Lead Paediatric Anaesthetist (2009-16) at The Royal Marsden. His current non-clinical activities focus on education and he is a tutor at the Royal College of Anaesthetists (2016-present), Educational Supervisor (2010-present), and resuscitation trainer (ALS and APLS Instructor).

He was appointed as Anaesthetics Out of Programme (OOP) Lead of NCEL School of Anaesthesia in June 2014. He is currently a mentor on the Association of Anaesthetists (AAGBI) scheme and is interested in coaching and mentoring.


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