Dr David Coates
Job Title: Consultant
Trained at Guys Hospital Medical School London, qualifying in 1976, He did his post graduate training in medicine, anaesthesia and intensive care in Cambridge, Oxford and Bristol and was Associate Professor of Anaesthesia at the University of Virginia USA 1983-84. He has been Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care at the Bristol Royal Infirmary since 1987 and is currently Director of Anaesthesia. He is a post graduate examiner of the Royal College of Anaesthesia and lectures frequently both in this country and overseas on his particular research interest of intravenous anaesthesia. He was the chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee at the BUPA Hospital Bristol from 1993-1996 and has recently been appointed President of the Society of Intravenous Anaesthesia UK.