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- Upper GI surgery
I am a fully accredited specialist consultant surgeon on the General Medical Council's specialist register for Upper Gastro-Intestinal and Laparoscopic surgery. I am a Consultant in the NHS at the City and Sandwell Hospitals NHS Trust Birmingham, UK, a Consultant at the Priory private hospital, a consultant at The BMI Edgbaston Hospital, and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Birmingham. I run an Upper Gastro-intestinal and Laparoscopic surgery in the NHS practice.
I qualified and trained in general surgery and obtained the FRCS fellowship qualification in surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Glasgow 1997.
I also teach surgical skills and techniques to the trainee in Surgery who will be the consultant surgeons of the future. I have regular commitments in various training courses, teaching laparoscopic surgery, as a supervisor introducing junior surgeons to surgery, and as a supervisor to medical students studying medicine at the University of Birmingham.
Areas of interest
I also run a successful private practice in Upper GI surgery, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and laparoscopic hernias and in laparoscopic anti reflux surgery.I have interest in Gastro intestinal surgery, I have advanced laparascopic skills. The majority of my work is minimally invasive surgery of the:
Cholecystectomy with intra operative cholangiogram
Laparoscopic Exploration CBD
Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery fundoplication
Laparascopic hernia repair (TEP:Totally Extra peritoneal, TAP: Trans peritoneal, incisional)
Staging gastrointestinal cancers
Appendicectomy, perforated gastro-duodenal ulcer
Laparoscopic gastro-intestinal anastomosis, and bowel obstruction due to adhesions
Current NHS consultant posts held
Sandwell and city hospitals NHS trust, Birmingham
- FRCS Edinburgh 1997
- FRCS Glasgow 1997
Reference number 4668545
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