Robert Simpson

Robert Simpson qualified from the University of Glasgow Medical School in 1991 and trained in anaesthesia in Glasgow and the West of Scotland. Accredited as a Consultant  in 2000 he took up post as a Consultant Anaesthetist with an interest in Intensive Care at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Paisley the same year, initially working in intensive care and then emergency anaesthesia.

He has worked at Ross Hall Hospital since 2001 and over the years has developed his practice to include anaesthesia for colorectal surgery, orthopaedic surgery and ear, nose and throat surgery amongst other specialties. In 2007 he reduced his NHS commitment to part-time to dedicate more time to private practice.


1995 FRCA (London)
1991 MB ChB (Commendation)- University of Glasgow
1988 BSc (Hons)- Anatomy- University of Glasgow

Special Interests

Anaesthesia for colorectal surgery (including target controlled infusion (TCI) of propofol for colonoscopy and gastroscopy).
Anaesthesia for ear, nose and throat surgery (particularly difficult airway cases).
Day case anaesthesia

Membership of Professional Associations

Royal College of Anaesthetists

Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland