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Wilkinson, Dr Kirstin

BMed Sci, MBBS, FRCA

Specialty

Anaesthesia and intensive care

Sub-specialty

Adult and paediatric cardiac anaesthesia and intensive care

Training and education

  • St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School - graduated 1999
  • Anaesthesia and intensive care training on the south coast of England and in New Zealand

Fellowships

  • Adult and paediatric cardiac anaesthesia in Southampton
  • Congenital cardiac anaesthesia (including anaesthesia for heart and lung transplants) in Newcastle

Experience

Dr Wilkinson is a consultant in cardiac anaesthesia and intensive care, and joined the Trust in 2011.

She anaesthetises adults and children who are having heart surgery, and looks after patients in the intensive care unit.

Research

Dr Wilkinson's main research interest is blood transfusion in patients who are having heart surgery. This research is in collaboration with NHS Blood and Transplant, a research group based at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital. Dr Wilkinson is the author of a number of journal articles, including two Cochrane systematic reviews.

Contact

You can contact Dr Wilkinson via the anaesthetic department - phone 023 8120 6135 or send an email.

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