Mr Thomas Pinkney


Senior Lecturer and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Academic Department of Surgery, University of Birmingham

Clinical Director, Birmingham Surgical Trials Consortium

Mr Thomas Pinkney is a founder member of the West Midlands Research Collaborative and the Chief Investigator for the ROSSINI trial (the first ever trainee led multicentre observer blinded randomised controlled trial).  Chair of the Cohort Studies Committee of ESCP, CI of ACCURE UK trial and Lead of the ROCSS international multicentre RCT of biological mesh reinforcement of stoma closure site to prevent incisional hernia.  Tom’s areas of specialism include inflammatory bowel disease, laparoscopic surgery, enhanced recovery, stoma care, trainees and research.  His academic time is mainly dedicated to clinical surgical trials.