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Dr Fred Roberts

Dr Fred Roberts

Senior Lecturer in Medical Education (Physiology)


 +44 (0) 1392 722928

 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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