Definition of senior registrar in English:

senior registrar


  • A hospital doctor undergoing specialist training, one grade below that of consultant.

    • ‘Following his senior registrar post at St Thomas's Hospital he returned to Addenbrooke's as a consultant in 1961.’
    • ‘She established the country's first service to offer specialist training for senior registrars in rehabilitation psychiatry.’
    • ‘He became a senior registrar in cardiology at St Mary's Hospital, London, at the relatively young age of 30.’
    • ‘The clinics were conducted by consultants, registrars, senior registrars, and general practitioner clinical assistants.’
    • ‘In reality when going from a senior registrar to consultant you take a pay cut.’