Mr Amit Shukla: General surgery

Mr Amit Shukla

General surgery


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Specialises in

  • General
  • Lower GI surgery
  • Upper GI surgery

About me

Amit Shukla underwent his medical and surgical training in India. In the UK he began his training at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle and after completion of basic surgical training in the North East of England, he undertook a period of research at the University of Edinburgh into stem cell derivation from the liver.

His interests lie in medical education and development of colorectal surgical techniques. Since joining as a consultant at Lincoln County Hospital in 2011, he has continued to develop his surgical skills and add more procedures to the range of operations that he carries out.

Hi is the lead clinician for the colorectal MDT (Grantham to Lincoln) and the principal investigator for the trust on the national EPOCH trial.

Areas of interest

Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Colorectal surgery; abcess drainage; appendicectomy; Cholecystectomy; hernia (epigatric, femoral, inguinal, umbilical, incisional); bile duct exploration; skin lesion removal; chrones disease; anal fitula surgery and botox injections; colonoscopy; colostomy; haemorrhoids; halo; haemorrhoidectomy; ileostomy; colectomy; pilonidal sinus surgery (limburg); ingrown hair; Hartmanns reversal; sigmoid colectomy; sigmoidoscopy; lateral internal sphincterotomy; rectal prolapse

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Procedures completed

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (1-5)

    BMI The Lincoln Hospital (1-5)

  • H4130

    Perianal excision of lesion of rectum (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

  • H5510

    Laying open of low anal fistula (fistulotomy) +/- insertion of stitch, +/- video assistance, (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

  • H5100

    Haemorrhoidectomy (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

  • L7032

    Haemorrhoidal artery ligation operation (including image-guided) +/- recto anal prolapse repair - (1-5)

  • H6260

    Proctoscopy (+/- biopsy) - (1-5)

    BMI The Lincoln Hospital (1-5)

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