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Michael Stechman is a Consultant Endocrine and General Surgeon at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. He trained in Oxford and is the immediate past Secretary of the British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons. His interests are investigation and treatment of thyroid nodules, Graves' disease and thyroid cancer, hyperparathyroidism, and surgery of the adrenal gland. He is also a keen proponent of minimally invasive surgery for these and other disorders such as hernia and gallbladder disease. Aside from his clinical role, he is interested in medical education and clinical research in endocrine and emergency general surgery.
Areas of interest
Gall bladder; Adrenal surgery; Hernias, including inguinal hernia; Thyroid disorders / surgery; parathyroid surgery; thyroid nodules
- Mrs Ann Dilger
- University Hospital Of Wales Department of Surgery Cardiff CF14 4XW
- 029 2074 3349
- 07458 305499
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Sahir Rassam Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
University Hospital of Wales
Emergency general surgery
Minimally invasive surgery
Cricket and Rugby
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Greek, Modern - Basic
Most recent publications:
Vaccine-induced thrombosis and thrombocytopenia with bilateral adrenal haemorrhage.
Taylor P, Allen L, Shrikrishnapalasuriyar N, Stechman M, Rees A. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2021 Jul 8:10.1111/cen.14548. doi: 10.1111/cen.14548.
A Review of Parathyroid Surgery for Primary Hyperparathyroidism from the United Kingdom Registry of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgery (UKRETS).
Ishii H, Stechman MJ, Watkinson JC, Aspinall S, Kim DS. World J Surg. 2021 Mar;45(3):782-789. doi: 10.1007/s00268-020-05885-5.
Outcomes of surgery for benign and malignant adrenal disease from the British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons' national registry.
Patel N, Egan RJ, Carter BR, Scott-Coombes DM, Stechman MJ; British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons. Br J Surg. 2019 Oct;106(11):1495-1503. doi: 10.1002/bjs.11297.
Prognostic model to predict postoperative acute kidney injury in patients undergoing major gastrointestinal surgery based on a national prospective observational cohort study.
BJS Open. 2018 Jul 27;2(6):400-410. doi: 10.1002/bjs5.86. eCollection 2018 Dec.
A practical risk scale for predicting morbidity and mortality in the emergency general surgical setting: A prospective multi-center study.
Ablett AD, McCarthy K, Carter B, Pearce L, Stechman M, Moug S, Ceelen W, Hewitt J, Myint PK; Older Persons Surgical Outcomes Collaboration.
Int J Surg. 2018 Dec;60:236-244. doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2018.11.023. Epub 2018 Nov 24.
Cognitive impairment is associated with mortality in older adults in the emergency surgical setting: Findings from the Older Persons Surgical Outcomes Collaboration (OPSOC): A prospective cohort study.
Ablett AD, McCarthy K, Carter B, Pearce L, Stechman M, Moug S, Hewitt J, Myint PK; Older Persons Surgical Outcomes Collaboration.
Surgery. 2018 Nov 16. pii: S0039-6060(18)30725-6. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2018.10.013.
Prognostic Significance of Acute Kidney Injury Following Emergency Laparotomy: A Prospective Observational Cohort Study.
Dewi F, Egan RJ, Abdelrahman T, Morris C, Stechman MJ, Lewis WG.
World J Surg. 2018 Nov;42(11):3575-3580. doi: 10.1007/s00268-018-4744-1.
Body mass index and complications following major gastrointestinal surgery: a prospective, international cohort study and meta-analysis.
Colorectal Dis. 2018 Aug;20(8):O215-O225. doi: 10.1111/codi.14292. Epub 2018 Jul 9.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- MBChB University of Birmingham 1994
- FRCS (Gen. Surg) Royal College of Surgeons Intercollegiate Examination Board 2008
- Doctor of Medicine (MD) University of Birmingham 2010
Reference number 4104867
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Secretary British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons 2021
Details of entry to specialist register
- License to Practice (General Surgery), 2009
Affiliations / memberships
- Croescadarn RoadPentwynCARDIFFCF23 8XL
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