BMedSci, MBBS, MRCP, FRCA, DipIMC, PGDip (Periop med), POETTS, FIMC
Dr Plumb studied medicine at the University of Nottingham. His training took him from the East Midlands to New Zealand via Cornwall before spending the final part at the Wessex School of Anaesthesia undergoing a higher research degree under Professor Mike Grocott. He became a member of the royal college of physicians in 2013, a fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in 2014, obtained the postgraduate diploma of perioperative medicine from UCL in 2018, and became accredited in perioperative cardiopulmonary exercise testing in that same year.
He has been a Consultant at University Hospital Southampton since 2019. In 2019 he undertook post CCT training in prehospital emergency medicine and now works 30% of his time with Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air ambulance. His hospital interests revolve around major trauma, emergency anaesthesia and high risk major general, specifically upper gastrointestinal surgery with a strong interest in perioperative medicine, pre-operative assessment, optimisation, and shared decision making.
He enjoys helping patients make informed and wise choices around the enormous decisions they must make when having major surgery. He established the perioperative anaemia service at UHS. He is shortly undergoing his final PhD viva.
He is married and has 3 young children, is a keen cyclist and enjoys the outdoors.