Mike Grocott

Mike Grocott

Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, University of Southampton, UK.
NIHR Senior Investigator.

Mike Grocott is the Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Southampton and an NIHR Senior Investigator. He is the UK NIHR Clinical Research Network national specialty lead for Anaesthesia Perioperative Medicine and Pain (2015-2022) and leads Acute Critical and Perioperative Care research within the Southampton NIHR Biomedical Research Centre. He is an adjunct professor of Anesthesiology at Duke University School of Medicine in North Carolina (USA) and an honorary professor at University College London and Kings College London.

Mike is honorary secretary of the International Prehabilitation Society (2019), leads the University of Southampton Nutrition Exercise and Well-being (NEW) Centre and was joint-lead of the Macmillan-RCoA-NIHR “Principles and guidance for prehabilitation within the management and support of people with cancer”. Mike is an elected vice-president of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and vice-chair of the board of the new national multidisciplinary Centre for Perioperative Care (CPOC). He chairs the board of the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia (2018-2021) and was founding director of the NIAA Health Services Research Centre (2011-2016) at the Royal College of Anaesthetists.

He is joint editor-in-chief of Perioperative Medicine and leads the Xtreme-Everest Oxygen Research Consortium and co-leads the Fit-4-Surgery research collaboration. He has authored/co-authored more than 300 scientific manuscripts and been awarded over £25 million in research funding.