Institute of Cellular Medicine

Staff Profile

Dr Anthony Rostron

Clinical Intermediate Fellow/Honorary Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine


Tony Rostron is an academic in critical care medicine in the Institute of Cellular Medicine. As a practising clinician, he is an honorary consultant in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine at City Hospitals Sunderland.

His research interest is understanding the innate immune response to critical illness. Tony qualified in medicine from the University of Cambridge. He initially embarked upon surgical training in the north east before training in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine.


  • BA (Hons) - Upper second class in Cellular Pathology and Virology, University of Cambridge (1998)
  • MB BChir - University of Cambridge (2000)
  • MRCS - Royal College of Surgeons of England (2004)
  • PhD - Newcastle University (2009)
  • FRCA - Royal College of Anaesthetists (2012)
  • FFICM - Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine, Royal College of Anaesthetists (2018)