Dr Sophie Kimber Craig

Consultant Anaesthetist - Main Theatres and Central Delivery Suite, Royal Bolton Hospital

Telephone Number: 01204 390719

Professional Background

Dr Kimber Craig gained an MB ChB from the University of Manchester (2000).

She has worked throughout the North West as a trainee (including UHSM, CMFT, Salford Royal NHS Trust, Royal Preston Hospital and North Manchester General Hospital).

She started as a registrar here in November 2010 and became a consultant in September 2011.

She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, and a member of the following professional bodies:
• Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland
• Obstetric Anaesthetists’ Association
• Difficult Airway Society
• Manchester Medical Society
• Association for the Study of Medical Education.

Special Interests and Research

Dr Kimber Craig is Deputy Lead for Obstetric Anaesthesia.

Dr Sophie Kimber Craig works in the following services:


The Anaesthetic Department provides a specialist service in support of surgery, urology, ophthalmology, paediatrics and maternity, caring for patients before, during and after surgery or other procedures. The highly experienced team comprises many specialists. Bolton Theatre Team won the 2011 Patient Safety Awards for Patient Safety in Surgery.