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Consultant Anaesthetists

I am an Anaesthetic Consultant with a specialist interest in bariatric surgery. I also have keen interests in Thoracic anaesthesia, Upper GI surgery, and the provision of emergency anaesthesia and surgery. I am a supporter of the trend towards enhanced recovery, as I feel this approach amalgamates the processes associated with each admission increasing efficiency and streamlining the patient journey through the hospital.

I also find myself closely involved in the perioperative care of a wide range of acutely unwell and/or complicated surgical patients, being one of the group of anaesthetists responsible for the Stepdown unit at Royal Derby Hospitals.

My outside interests include running (downhill), Cycling (downhill) and swimming (downhill), and am looking for a triathlon that will incorporate my style. I also compete in the annual “tough guy” race each January.

Nick Reynolds

Dr. Nick Reynolds LLM MB ChB FRCA FFICM

Consultant in Anaesthesia and Faculty Tutor in Intensive Care Medicine.

Nick qualified from the Leeds Medical School, followed by specialist training in the UK and Australia to gain the Fellowships of the Royal College of Anaesthesia and the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine. After the completion of a Master’s Degree in Law and Ethics, Nick was appointed as a Consultant at Derby in 2005.

Nick has extensive experience in caring for the larger patient, gained from 10 years in bariatric practice, in particular, as the Lead Anaesthetist, helping to shape the evolution of the early Derby service into the current regional Institution. Furthermore, membership of the Society of Bariatric Anaesthetists has allowed us to experience, encompass and build on the best practice of other national and international centres of excellence.

Nick continues to publish and lecture nationally with regard to the care of the bariatric patient in Critical Care. Research interests include care of the high risk patient, risk modelling/communication, medical education and medico-legal standards and safety.