Affiliation: Anaesthesia St Richard's Hospital, Chichester, United Kingdom;
Connection with WFSA (if any): Previous Speaker at WFSA in Buenos Aires. Chair of the Sub-Committee for the Obesity and Sleep Medicine Day Symposium
Award / titles received: MB BS, MD, FRCA, FFICM, Dipl ICM (UK)
Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Twelve years personal experience providing Bariatric Anaesthesia in one of the largest UK units with over 3,800 cases including 135 of BMI >70. Previously board member of the International Society for the Peri-operative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP) and member of organising committee of their first two scientific meetings. Also previously secretary to SOBA and lead organiser of seven annual scientific meetings and national study days. Lead of the Key Issues programme at this Summer's IFSO World Congress.
Biography: Dr Margarson trained in London, Oxford, Munich and Sydney and is now a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Director of Critical Care at St Richard's Hospital, Chichester, UK.
His MD thesis was on microvascular permeability and rates of albumin transcapillary escape in sepsis. Current interests are mainly focussed around the airway and pharmacokinetics in the morbidly obese.
Outside of anaesthesia he coaches rugby, runs a cricket team and has unhealthy and ruinous interests in opera and classed-growth Bordeaux.
Disclosure of Interest: M. Margarson Receipt of grants / research supports from: none, Receipt of honoraria or consultation fees from: Novo-nordisk, Participation in a company sponsored speaker's bureau: none, Stock shareholder of: none, Spouse/partner: none, Other support (please specify): none
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