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I am a general surgeon with specialist interest in laparoscopic inguinal/incisional hernia, gallbladder/bile duct, liver and pancreas surgery.
Areas of interest
Laparoscopic and open repair of inguinal, femoral, umbilical and incisional hernia.
Laparoscopic and open removal of gallbladder and removal of stones from bile duct.
Laparoscopic and open liver and pancreatic surgery for benign and malignant lesions.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant HPB & Transplant Surgeon at Derriford Hospital
Role of drains in pancreatic surgery
laparoscopic liver and pancreatic surgery
Laparosocpic HPB and general Surgery
Best Student of the University of Health Sciences, Andhra Pradesh, India
Winner of eight gold medals in Medical School
Winner of best research prize during MD from Queen's University belfast
(Additional) Languages spoken
The Preoperative Assessment of Hepatic Tumours: Evaluation of UK Regional Multidisciplinary Team Performance.
Wiggans MG, Jackson SA, Fox BM, Mitchell JD, Aroori S, Bowles MJ, Armstrong EM, Shirley JF, Stell DA. HPB Surg. 2013;2013:861681. doi: 10.1155/2013/861681. Epub 2013 Aug 22.
Impact of wound edge protection devices on surgical site infection after laparotomy: multicentre randomised controlled trial (ROSSINI Trial). Pinkney TD, Calvert M, Bartlett DC, Gheorghe A, Redman V, Dowswell G, Hawkins W, Mak T, Youssef H, Richardson C, Hornby S, Magill L, Haslop R, Wilson S, Morton D; West Midlands Research Collaborative; ROSSINI Trial Investigators. BMJ. 2013 Jul 31;
Extended pathology reporting of resection specimens of colorectal liver metastases: the significance of a tumour pseudocapsule. Wiggans MG, Shahtahmassebi G, Malcolm P, McCormick F, Aroori S, Bowles MJ, Stell DA. HPB (Oxford). 2013 Sep;15(9):687-94. doi: 10.1111/hpb.12028. Epub 2012 Dec 27.
Outcomes comparing a pancreaticogastrostomy (PG) and a pancreaticojejunostomy (PJ) after a pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). Aroori S, Puneet P, Bramhall SR, Muiesan P, Mayer AD, Mirza DF, Buckels JC, Isaac J. HPB (Oxford). 2011 Oct;13(10):723-31. doi: 10.1111/j.1477-2574.2011.00363.x
Five-year prospective follow-up of 430 laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repairs in 275 patients. Messenger DE, Aroori S, Vipond MN. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2010 Apr;92(3):201-5. doi: 10.1308/003588410X12628812458455.
Ultrasound is a useful adjunct to mammography in the assessment of breast tumours in all patients. McCavert M, O'Donnell ME, Aroori S, Badger SA, Sharif MA, Crothers JG, Spence RA. Int J Clin Pract. 2009 Nov;63(11):1589-94. doi: 10.1111/j.1742-1241.2009.02102.x. Epub 2009 Aug 14. Review.
Clostridium difficile: how much do hospital staff know about it?
Aroori S, Blencowe N, Pye G, West R. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2009 Sep;91(6):464-9. doi: 10.1308/003588409X432310. Epub 2009 Jun 25.
Chronic pain after hernia surgery--an informed consent issue.
Aroori S, Spence RA. Ulster Med J. 2007 Sep;76(3):136-40.
Laparoscopic managment of common bile duct stones: our initial experience. Aroori S, Bell JC. Ulster Med J. 2002 May;71(1):22-5.
Courses offered to GPs
Recent Advances in the management of Colorectal liver metastasis
Management of Pancreatic Cancer
Investigation of a patient with deranged liver fucntion tests
Laparoscopic cholecystectomies: 0% - bile duct injury
Converstion to open operation <3%
- Masters in Surgery (MS) All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India 1999
- Doctor of Medicine (MD) Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK 2004
- Intercollegiate Exam in General Surgery (FRCS) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2009
- Diploma in Hepatico pancreatico and biliary surgery (Dip HPB Surgery) International Hepatico pancreatico biliary Association, Paris, France 2011
- Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education Plymouth University 2009
- Senior Clinical Fellow in transplant Surgery Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge 2010
- Specialist Registrar in HPB and Liver Transplantation Queen Elizabeth hospital, Birmingham 2009
Reference number 5202139
Details of entry to specialist register
- Somaiah Aroori, 2010
Affiliations / memberships
- Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital, PL6 8BG
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 01752 761812
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: somaiah.aroori