Professor Mike Grocott BSc. (Hons) MBBS MD FRCP FRCA FFICM

Co-Director, UCL UCLH Surgical Outcomes Research Centre
Director, NIAA Health Services Research Centre

mike grocott

Mike Grocott is the Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Southampton (UoS) where he leads the Centre for Human Integrative Physiology. He is also a consultant in Critical Care Medicine at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) where he leads the critical care research area of the UHS-UoS NIHR Respiratory Biomedical Research Unit. He is an elected board member of the UK Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine.

Mike leads the Xtreme-Everest Oxygen Research Consortium and the Fit-4-Surgery Group. He is Director of the NIAA Health Services Research Centre and chairs the National Emergency Laparotomy Audit. He previously led UCLH-UCL Surgical Outcomes research Centre (SOuRCe) and the UCL Centre for Altitude Space and Extreme Environment Medicine (CASE Medicine). Mike is Joint Editor-in-Chief of the BioMedCentral journal Extreme Physiology and Medicine ( His research interests include human responses to hypoxia, measuring and improving outcome following surgery, acute lung injury, and fluid therapy.

In July 2015, Mike took on the role of national lead for the NIHR CRN Specialty Group for Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain.