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Mr Atif Alvi

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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

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  • Lower GI surgery

About me

I am a highly trained Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgeon. I have been trained in the East Anglian region (Cambridge) and finished higher surgical training (CCT) in September 2010 working in various specialties of surgery. Since finishing my training, I have done fellowship in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery and have been appointed in the NHS as a consultant since 2011. I have shown to be efficient, confident and safe dealing with both elective and emergency work.

I have performed more than 400 open and more than 600 laparoscopic colorectal resections. I have been JAG accredited and have performed more than 4000 colonoscopies with a completion rate of 98%. I have completed Training the Trainers course in colonoscopy and have been accredited by JAG as a trainer. At The Royal Marsden London, I have had invaluable experience of being involved in pelvic exenterations and re-do colonic resection surgery.

With regards to general surgical experience, I perform as a routine e.g. laparoscopic cholecystectomies, open & laparoscopic hernia repairs and pilonidal sinus surgery as part of my general surgical commitment.

During my previous consultant jobs at The Marsden, St Mark's & Hinchingbrooke, I followed the enhanced recovery programme, performed new procedures like TEO, HALO, RAFAELO and have been performing laparoscopic and open surgery for primary and advanced colorectal cancers, surgery for inflammatory bowel disease and Pouch surgery.

Areas of interest

Colon & rectal cancer and benign disease surgery (Laparoscopic and open) ; Inflammatory bowel disease surgery / Ileoanal pouch surgery (Crohn's disease and Ulcerative colitis) ; Haemorrhoid surgery (open haemorrhoidectomy, Injection, banding, stapled haemorrhoidectomy, Rafaelo Procedure, HALO procedure ; Anal fistula surgery (Anal advancement flap surgery, fistula plug, fistula glue & FiLaC Laser procedure) ; Anal fissure treatment ; Endoscopy (colonoscopy, gastroscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, polypectomy) ; Laparoscopic surgery for intraabdominal adhesions ; Hernia surgery (key-hole and open) any hernia ; Gallstone (Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy) ; Pilonidal sinus surgery ; Rectal prolapse surgery (Delorems, Altemeiers, Laparoscopic rectopexy) ; Transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEMS) ; Transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS)
; Diverticular disease surgery

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