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Dr Rex Kinnear-Mellor qualified from Barts and the Royal London School of Medicine in 2003 and was commissioned into the Royal Navy as a medical officer in 2004. His anaesthetic training was undertaken in the Wessex and East Midlands regions and has included periods working in the major trauma centres at Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham and at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan. For his contribution as part of Defence Anaesthesia in Afghanistan he was awarded the Pask Certificate of Honour by the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland in 2015. He joined St Mary's Hospital as a consultant anaesthetist in June 2016 and has an interest in orthopaedic anaesthesia, emergency anaesthesia, anaesthesia for major trauma and acute postoperative pain management.


Orthopaedic anaesthesia, emergency anaesthesia, trauma anaesthesia, acute postoperative pain management

Research & publications

Kinnear-Mellor, R. (2014) A novel approach to examination practice. Anaesthesia News, July, No 324, 15
Kinnear-Mellor, R. (2014) Revisiting the acute surgical patient: a view from the patient's end. J R Army Med Corps March, 160, 70-71
Kinnear-Mellor, R. (2015) Book review: Pharmacology for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 4th Ed. EJA 32(3), 221, March
Kinnear-Mellor, R. (2016) Utility of cardiac ultrasound in traumatic cardiac arrest. J R Army Med Corps, Feb, 162(1), 68-70. doi: 10.1136/jramc 2014-000358. Epub 2015 Mar 3