George Ramsay

George Ramsay
George Ramsay
George Ramsay


Senior Clinical Lecturer

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Health Services Research Unit

University of Aberdeen

Health Sciences Building



AB25 2ZD

School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition


George Ramsay is a Senior Lecturer in the Health Services Research Unit, having joined the unit in 2021. He is also a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Before moving to HSRU, he was a SCREDS clinical lecturer in the Rowett Institute of the University of Aberdeen. His clinical training started in the University of Edinburgh where he undertook his undergraduate training, followed by his surgical training in the North and North East of Scotland. During his training, he took time out to undertake a PhD in Mucosal Immunology studying the lymphocytes in the small and large intestine that are key to maintaining health of these organs.

His current research interests are in describing and characterising Emergency General Surgery, assessing outcomes in colorectal cancer management and medical education.



  • BSc Medical Microbiology 
    2004 - University of Edinburgh 
  • MBChB Medicine 
    2007 - University of Edinburgh 
  • PhD Mucosal Immunology 
    2015 - University of Dundee 
    Environmental signals that control T lymphocytes in the Gastrointestinal Tract
  • FRCS General Surgery 
    2019 - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 
  • MFSTEd Surgical Education 
    2015 - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 

External Memberships

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Association of Coloproctologisty of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Latest Publications

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Research Areas

Biomedical Sciences

Nutrition and Health

Research Specialisms

  • Clinical Medicine

Our research specialisms are based on the Higher Education Classification of Subjects (HECoS) which is HESA open data, published under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence.


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  • Is Liver Ultrasound Useful as Part of the Surveillance Strategy following Potentially Curative Colorectal Cancer Resection?

    Schneider, J., Koullouros, M., MacKay, C., Ramsay, G., Parnaby, C., Stevenson, L.
    Digestive Diseases, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 234-238
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • The prevalence of sarcopaenia in a vascular surgical patient cohort and its impact on outcome

    Heard, R., Black, D., Ramsay, G., Scott, N., Hildebrand, D.
    Surgeon, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 325-332
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Emergency general surgery in the United Kingdom: A lot of general, not many emergencies, and not much surgery

    Ramsay, G., Wohlgemut, J. M., Jansen, J. O.
    Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, vol. 85, no. 3, pp. 500-506
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Single cell analysis of kynurenine and System L amino acid transport in T cells

    Sinclair, L. V., Neyens, D., Ramsay, G., Taylor, P. M., Cantrell, D. A.
    Nature Communications, vol. 9, 1981
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Variability in the prescribing of intravenous fluids: A cross sectional multicentre analysis of clinical practice

    Ramsay, G., Baggaley, A., Vaughan Shaw, P. G., Soltanmohammadi, E., Ventham, N., Guat Shi, N., Pearson, R., Knight, S. R., Forde, C. T., Moore, N., Kilkenny, J., Clement, K. D., Kumar, M., Scottish Surgical Research Group
    International Journal of Surgery , vol. 51, pp. 199-204
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • An evidence-based treatment algorithm for colorectal polyp cancers: Results from the Scottish Screen-detected Polyp Cancer Study (SSPoCS)

    Richards, C. H., Ventham, N. T., Mansouri, D., Wilson, M., Ramsay, G., MacKay, C. D., Parnaby, C. N., Smith, D., On, J., Speake, D., McFarlane, G., Neo, Y. N., Aitken, E., Forrest, C., Knight, K., McKay, A., Nair, H., Mulholland, C., Robertson, J. H., Carey, F. A., Steele, R. J., The Scottish Surgical Research Group
    Gut, vol. 67, no. 2, pp. 299-306
    Contributions to Journals: Articles
  • Sarcopaenia in surgical populations: A review

    Heard, R. S., Ramsay, G., Hildebrand, D. R.
    Surgeon, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 366-371
    Contributions to Journals: Review articles
  • A comparison of laparoscopic and open surgical approaches to rectal cancer resection

    MacLeod, C., Mackay, C., Ramsay, G., Yule, S., Parnaby, C., Murray, G.
    European Society of Coloproctology (ESPC) 12th Scientific and Annual Meeting
    Contributions to Conferences: Posters
  • Abdominal Ultrasound as part of surveillance monitoring following potentially curative colorectal cancer resection

    Schneider, J. R., Koullouros, M., Mackay, C., Ramsay, G., Parnaby, C., Stevenson, L.
    European Society of Coloproctology (ESPC) 12th Scientific and Annual Meeting
    Contributions to Conferences: Posters
  • Oncology outcomes following selective use of post chemo radiotherapy MRI for patients with locally advanced rectal cancer

    MacLeod, C., Mackay, C., Ramsay, G., Yule, S., Parnaby, C., Murray, G.
    European Society of Coloproctology (ESPC) 12th Scientific and Annual Meeting
    Contributions to Conferences: Posters
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