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Roba Khundkar

MA(Camb), BMBCh(Oxf), MRCS(Eng), FRCS(Plast), DipHandSurg(EBHS)


Senior Clinical Lecturer in Global Surgery

  • Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
  • Associate Oxford University Medical Education Fellow

Roba Khundkar is a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon and Senior Clinical Lecturer in Global Surgery. After graduating from Oxford University, she completed her core and higher surgical training in the Southwest and Oxford Deaneries respectively. She has undertaken additional fellowship training in Oxford, India and Japan in Sarcoma, Limb Reconstruction, Microsurgery and Super-microsurgery. She has a specialist interest in sarcoma epidemiology and management.

Having been actively engaged in medical education all throughout her career, Roba is currently an Associate Oxford University Medical Education Fellow and has been involved in setting up regional educational networks and national Medical Education Conferences.

As a founding member of the Global Anaesthesia, Surgical and Obstetric Collaboration (GASOC), she served as Secretary to the committee. She is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Global Surgery in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences at the University of Oxford with a special interest in supporting surgical training  programmes in LMICs. She is involved with research and training collaborations with surgical and academic units in Tanzania, South Sudan, the Middle East, Egypt and Bangladesh. She is currently involved in surgical care in active conflict zones and displaced populations.

As a core faculty member of the Oxford University Global Surgery Group, she is involved in the group's research, educational and advocacy work. She leads the undergraduate programme for Oxford medical students in Global Surgery and is a research supervisor to both medical students and Academic Foundation Programme Trainees.