Clinical expertise

Dr Esdell’s clinical interests include enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS), cerebral monitoring and protection and transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE).

He treats a range of conditions including:


Dr Mark Edsell qualified from The University of Birmingham Medical School in 1997. He undertook post-graduate training in anaesthesia at St George’s and sub-speciality training in cardiothoracic anaesthesia and critical care in Melbourne and London. He has worked as a consultant in anaesthesia and critical care since 2008.

He is also active in post-graduate education as an examiner for the Royal College of Anaesthetists, educational supervisor, ALS instructor and coach/mentor.


Dr Mark Esdell’s research interests include: cardiac surgical outcomes, hypoxia and high altitude physiology.

He also has a longstanding interest in extreme environmental medicine, with 20 years experience in expedition medicine and field research across marine, jungle and mountainous environments. He was part of the neurosciences team on the landmark Caldwell Xtreme Everest Research Expedition in 2007 and continues to climb and undertake high altitude hypoxia research across the Himalayas and Central America.


A full list of his publications can be found here.