John Carlisle

49 years old (2016). Peak VO2 46 ml/kg/min. adjusted median life expectancy 41 (more) years. I work in Torbay hospital as a consultant in preoperative preparation, anaesthesia & critical care.

Main areas of interest: perioperative risk compared to ‘at home’ risk, cardiopulmonary exercise testing, evidence-based medicine including systematic reviews, detection of data fabrication.

Editor for Anaesthesia. Please feel free to email me at