Professor Simon Rogers has been Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon at the University Hospital Aintree and Honorary Reader at University of Liverpool since January 1999. Specialising in oral and oropharyngeal cancer and microvascular tissue reconstruction, he is part of a multidisciplinary Head and Neck team.
In 2002, he was awarded a Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, earned through his research into the relationship between function and quality of life following primary surgery for oral and oropharyngeal cancer. He has several ongoing HRQOL studies, has published widely on this topic, and has been an invited speaker at many scientific meetings – at national and international level. In both 2003 and 2007, Professor Rogers was invited to join the National Cancer Research Network Head and Neck Cancer Clinical Studies Group.
Recipient of a Personal Chair from Edge Hill University in 2007, he is involved in their Faculty of Health at EHU as part of the newly founded Evidence-based Practice Research Centre – a unit primarily concerned with clinically-based research including investigations into chronic diseases, quality of life, supportive and palliative care.