Dr Doug Barker

Qualifications – MB BS BSc MRes FRCA

Medical School – Imperial College, University of London

Year Qualified – 2006

Sub-speciality Interest – Research & Development, obstetric anaesthesia, perioperative medicine and anaesthesia for major urology and robotic surgery

Anaesthetic Training – Oxford Deanery, including subspecialty training in obstetric anaesthesia and upper GI/bariatric anaesthesia

Consultant in Reading since – 2016

Outside interests – Two small children occupy most of my time! Any spare time is spent trying to keep various veteran and classic cars running…

GMC Number – 6148762

Dr Richard Barnes

Qualifications – MB ChB FRCA PGCertMedEd

Medical School – Manchester University Medical School

Year Qualified – 1998

Sub-speciality Interest – Anaesthesia for major colorectal and orthopaedic surgery

Anaesthetic Training – South Manchester and Oxford deaneries in addition to a year’s experience in trauma and regional anaesthesia in Western Australia

Consultant in Reading since 2007

GMC number – 4515805

Dr Liz Brannigan

Qualifications – MB ChB FRCA

Medical School – Birmingham

Year Qualified – 1995

Anaesthetic Training – West Midlands (Stoke on Trent School of Anaesthesia)

Consultant in Reading since August 2005

Outside interests – Baking and making celebration cakes.

GMC number – 4196006

Dr Jerome Cockings

Qualifications – MBBS   FRCA  FANZCA    FCICM    FFICM

Medical School – St Bartholomews Hospital, University of London

Year Qualified – 1986

Sub-speciality Interest – Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine
Post-graduate examiner in Intensive Care for the UK faculty and for the European Society of Intensive care Medicine

Anaesthetic Training – London (St Bartholomews Hospital and St Thomas’ Hospital) and South Australia (Royal Adelaide Hospital)

Consultant in Reading since – 2003

Outside interests – Classic car restoration
SCUBA diving

GMC number – 3170445

Dr Simon Coleman

Qualifications – BM FRCA

Medical School – University of Southampton

Year Qualified – 2005

Sub-speciality Interest – Anaesthesia for ENT, general and upper GI/Bariatric surgery including children’s surgery

Anaesthetic Training – Oxford School of Anaesthesia

Consultant in Reading since 2015

Outside interests – cricket and Rugby, and raising three young sons

GMC number – 6129478

Dr Anne Gregg

Qualifications – MBBS London 1990 FRCA 1997

Medical School – Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London

Year Qualified – 1991

Sub-speciality Interest – Clinical interest in anaesthesia for breast onco-plastic surgery, ophthalmology and gynaecology.  Strong interest in the training of anaesthetic specialist trainees at all levels. Currently Royal College of Anaesthetists’ Regional Advisor for Anaesthesia to The Oxford School of Anaesthesia

Anaesthetic Training: Park Royal Hospital and Hammersmith Hospital; Registrar rotation North East Thames rotating out from Barts and The London Hospitals

Consultant in Reading since June 2002

GMC number: 3477238

Dr Rosie Jones

Qualifications – BA, MB, BChir, FRCA

Medical School – Cambridge

Year Qualified -1989

Sub-speciality Interest – Obstetrics, gynaecology, eyes and urology

Anaesthetic Training – Wessex, Oxford, Southwest Thames and Queen Charlotte’s Hospital

Consultant in Reading since – May 2001

Outside interests – Singing and walking

GMC number – 3337134

Dr Atul Kapila

Qualifications – BSc, MBBS, FRCA

Medical School – Middlesex Hospital, University of London

Year Qualified – 1984

Sub-speciality Interest – Regional anaesthesia, difficult airway management, TIVA

Anaesthetic Training – Oxford Deanery .  Eighteen months at Duke University, North Carolina.  Applied from the U.S. for a senior registrar rotation beginning in Reading (with a final year back in Oxford).

Enjoyed the year in Reading so much that I applied for a consultant job here! 

Consultant in Reading since – 1996

GMC number – 2982681

Dr John Mackenzie

Qualifications – MB BChir MRCP FRCA

Medical School – Cambridge & St Thomas’ Hospital, London

Year Qualified – 1975

Sub-speciality Interest – Regional Anaesthesia (using local anaesthetics) of the upper & lower limbs

Anaesthetic Training – St Thomas’ Hospital, then Reading & Oxford

Consultant in Reading since – October 1991

Outside interests – The English Countryside, chillin’ to the Blues & cars that you can still tinker with

GMC number – 2721716

Dr Jonathan Mayer

Qualifications – MA MBBS FRCA PG Cert Med Ed

Medical School – Cambridge University and Imperial College School of Medicine

Year Qualified – 2001

Sub-speciality Interest – Orthopaedic anaesthesia, regional anaesthesia, obstetric anaesthesia, management of the difficult airway, medical education.  I am the anaesthetic department lead for simulation at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

Anaesthetic Training – Anaesthetic Training in London with two fellowships: 1. Obstetric Anaesthesia fellowship at Queen Charlotte’s Hospital in London and, 2. an Airway and Regional Anaesthesia Fellowship in Perth, Western Australia.

Consultant in Reading since – April 2012

Outside interests – All ball sports, especially hockey, cricket and golf.

GMC number – 6028445

Dr Kate Paterson

Qualifications – MBChB Bsc FRCA

Medical School – Birmingham

Year Qualified – 1996

Sub-speciality Interest – Trauma and orthopaedics, major urology, upper gastrointestinal surgery

Anaesthetic Training – East Anglia, South Thames and Wessex

Consultant in Reading since 2008

Outside interests – Rowing, cycling, open water swimming, allotment gardening

GMC number – 4294461

Dr Ian Rechner

Qualifications – BSc MB BS FRCA FFICM

Medical School – University College and Middlesex School of Medicine

Year Qualified – 1995

Sub-speciality Interest – Intensive Care Medicine, perioperative medicine and regional anaesthesia

Anaesthetic Training – Exeter, Oxford and Brisbane

Consultant in Reading since – Oct 2005

Outside interests – cycling, Henley hockey player and coach and anything to do with sport and travel!

GMC number – 4191111

Dr Ed Todman

Qualifications – BMedSci MBBS FRCA

Medical School – St Bartholomews & The Royal London Hospital

Year Qualified – 2002

Sub-speciality Interest – Anaesthesia for al District General Hospital sub-specialities – especially that of difficult airway management and major urology

Anaesthetic Training – Imperial School of Anaesthesia

Consultant in Reading since 2015

Outside interests

GMC Number – 6053233

Dr Simon Tunstill

Qualifications – BSc(Hons) MBBS FRCA

Medical School – Imperial College School of Medicine, London

Year Qualified – 2001

Sub-speciality Interest – Anaesthesia for all District General Hospital subspecialties, preoperative assessment, obstetric anaesthesia.  I also have an interest in medical education.

Anaesthetic Training – Oxford School of Anaesthesia

Consultant in Reading since – 2011

Outside interests – Saxophone and keyboards in rock band Mo’ Mojo

GMC number – 6030150

Dr Carl Waldmann

Qualifications – MA MB BChir FRCA FFICM EDIC

Medical School – Cambridge University, RAF and The London Hospital.

Year Qualified – 1975

Sub-speciality Interest – Intensive Care Medicine

Anaesthetic Training – London Hospital, RAF, Whipps-X, Great Ormond Street and Papworth.

Consultant in Reading since February 1986

Outside interests – Fencing, Football

GMC number – 2239273

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