Dr Alex Oliver, Pain medicine specialist

Dr Alex Oliver MB BS FRCA

Pain medicine specialist

Areas of expertise

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  • St Georges At The Royal Marsden Hospital (NHS)

    Downs Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5PT

  • About Dr Alex Oliver

    GMC number: 3618295

    Year qualified: 1992

    Place of primary qualification: University of London

    Dr Alex Oliver has both a private and an NHS practice at The Royal Marsden. He has been a Consultant Anaesthetist at The Royal Marsden since December 2002.

    He is the lead clinician for pre-assessment and cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET). He organised the set-up and running of pre-assessment clinics at The Royal Marsden, and the purchase and running of CPET.

    Dr Oliver specialises in anaesthesia for major and complex colorectal and pelvic surgery, including sacrectomy, and paediatrics. He is also experienced in total intravenous anaesthesia techniques.

    Publications include Post-dural puncture headaches in children what do we do?, an editorial in Paediatric Anaesthesia, August 2001. He is planning further research into CPET and major cancer surgery.

    Areas of expertise

    • Pre-operative assessment
    • Cardio-pulmonary exercise testing
    • TCI and BIS anaesthesia
    • Pelvic exenteration surgery