Dr James Plumb

Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pre Hospital Emergency Medicine
Qualifications: BMedSci, MBBS, MRCP, FRCA, DipIMC, PGDip (Periop med), POETTS

Dr James (Jamie) Plumb studied medicine at the University of Nottingham, qualifying in 2006 before spending the final six years of his anaesthetic training at the Wessex School of Anaesthesia. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, a fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and a fellow of the Faculty of Pre Hospital Care. Dr Plumb obtained the postgraduate diploma of Perioperative Medicine from UCL in 2018, and also became accredited in perioperative cardiopulmonary exercise testing in that same year.

Dr Plumb has been a Consultant at University Hospital Southampton since 2019, also working with Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance. His sub-specialty interests include major general surgery, regional anaesthesia, perioperative medicine, pre-operative assessment and optimisation and shared decision making. Alongside interests in trauma and pre hospital care. He also has strong research interests and will complete his PhD in 2022.

Dr Plumb enjoys helping patients make informed choices, and is one of only a few consultants to hold a diploma in perioperative medicine and to have had formal training in shared decision making. He also has an interest in regional anaesthesia and regularly perform ultrasound guided nerve blocks of the upper and lower limbs.


Pre Hospital Emergency Medicine



University Hospital Southampton

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