Mr Colbert’s special clinical interests include cosmetic facial plastic surgery, facial deformity surgery and skin cancer surgery.
Mr Colbert qualified in medicine at the National University of Ireland in Galway and straight afterwards he qualified in dentistry at University College Cork in Ireland. He completed his Basic Surgical Training in the Severn Deanery and Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Training in the Wessex Deanery. He completed the National Training Interface Fellowship before commencing his position as Consultant in OMFS at RUH. Mr Colbert completed international fellowships in facial deformity at Bruges, Belgium and in advanced rhinoplasty surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He published numerous papers and chapters in peer review journals and world leading Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery international textbooks and presented extensively worldwide receiving national awards for his research. He is active in multiple charities and has participated in numerous surgical charity workshops in developing countries.
He was an international oarsman and won a Commonwealth Gold Medal amongst many other titles. He is still active in rowing and won gold at the World Rowing Masters Championships in Copenhagen for Bath recently and gold at the Henley Masters Royal Regatta last year.