Mr Robert McCormick
Consultant Urological Surgeon
BM, DPhil, FRCS
Practices at: The Saxon Clinic
Mr McCormick was fully involved in the university, acting as a tutor and lecturer for undergraduate medical students in Brasenose and Pembroke colleges, in addition to reading for a DPhil research degree in Molecular Biology. Mr McCormick joined Milton Keynes University hospital as a substantive consultant in 2016, providing both general urological services as well as sub-specialist complex stone surgery, for which he chairs the stone MDT (multidisciplinary meetings).
He has continued his academic work through Buckingham University by providing formal curriculum teaching and educational/clinical supervision for both the undergraduate medical students and junior doctors.
Special clinical interests:
- Stone surgery
- Mr McCormick has spent a period of his specialist training as an Academic Clinical Lecturer. During this time, he studied for, and was awarded a DPhil through Brasenose College, Oxford. His research was based on the molecular biology in cancer, and looked at the role of hypoxia-regulated microRNA in urological cancers. This was carried out at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, and was funded through research fellowships and grants that he was awarded.
Current NHS and /or University Posts
- Consultant Urological Surgeon at Milton Keynes University Hospital
- Royal College of Surgeons of England
- British Association of Urological Surgeons