Clinical Surgery

Roderick TA Chalmers

Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Honorary Clinical Seniior Lecturer in Surgery

Roderick Chalmers

  • Vascular Surgery Services
  • Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

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Clinical Interest

Mr Chalmers main clinical and research interests lie in the fields of complex aortic aneurysm disease, carotid artery surgery, lower limb ischaemia and venous disease.

Appointments and Activities

Mr Chalmers is Director of the Scottish National Service for Thoraco-abdominal Aneurysm Surgery.

His early surgical training was gained in South East Scotland prior to a research fellowship in the United States and he completed Senior Registrar training at St Mary’s Hospital, London.

He has published over 80 journal articles and 22 book chapters.


Mr Chalmers educational qualifications are:

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery(MB ChB)
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), Edinburgh
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS Gen)
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD Distinction)