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Dr Fred Roberts

Dr Fred Roberts

Senior Lecturer in Medical Education (Physiology)


 Medical School Building G.02


Medical School Building, St Luke's Campus, Magdalen Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK

My time is split between working as a Consultant Anaesthetist at the RD&E Hospitals and a Senior Lecturer in Physiology at the Medical School.

I have had a substantial role in the design and delivery of the undergraduate physiology curriculum in Years 1 and 2, and have been the Lead for the End of Year 1 Exam since 2010.


1978 MB ChB University of Bristol

1982 FRCA Royal College of Anaesthetists

2004 PGCertEd (Clinical) University of Plymouth


I trained in anaesthesia in Gloucester, Cardiff and Bristol, with a year spent overseas in each of Wisconsin, USA and Adelaide, Australia. I started as a Consultant in Exeter in 1989 and was appointed Senior Lecturer in Physiology in 2005.

Areas of published research include cardiac electrophysiology, pharmacokinetics, spinal and epidural anaesthesia and airway safety.

I was a Royal College examiner for Primary FRCA from 1999-2012 and external examiner for King's College London from 2009-2014.

I was one of the editors for the Dept of Health e-Learning programme for anaesthesia, completed in 2013.


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