Dr R Tilley

Consultant Microbiologist

Qualifications: MBChB, FRCPath

General information:

Robert Tilley is a consultant microbiologist. He graduated from Dundee University and held medical roles in Scotland and Manchester before completing his specialist training in microbiology in the south west peninsula.  He was appointed to Derriford Hospital in 2014 and is the South West Peninsula Clinical Lead for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology in the NIHR Clinical Research Network.

General areas of expertise:

  • Clinical microbiology and virology
  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • Sepsis

Particular areas of expertise:

  • Bloodstream infections
  • Invasive staphylococcal disease
  • Neonatal infection
  • Infection research / clinical trials


Microbiology Department
Derriford Hospital

01752 430010

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