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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
- Lower GI surgery
Mr Oluwajobi undertook surgical training in Kent, Birmingham and London and worked as a Registrar at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, St Barts and the London, and was higher surgical trainee on both the North West and North East Thames Surgical Rotations. He was Senior Clinical Fellow in Colorectal Surgery at King’s College Hospital, London, and Clinical Assistant at St Mark’s Hospital, Harrow, London. He received advanced training at leading international centres in Strasbourg, Hamburg, Versailles, Amsterdam, Oxford, Dundee, Newcastle and Colchester.
He was research fellow at Barts and the London, University College London and the Royal Free Hospital.
He was appointed substantive Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon at Russells Hall Hospital in 2012.
He is experienced in all aspects of General, Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgery. His work encompasses open and laparoscopic general and colorectal surgery, all types of hernias, rectal bleeding & haemorrhoids, gallstones, abdominal pain, bowel cancer, rectal prolapse, anal fissure and anal fistula. He is a keen upper and lower gut endoscopist. He carries out keyhole surgery for a wide range of general and colorectal conditions,
He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow and Member of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland.
He is married with children.
Areas of interest
Open and laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for gallstones, all hernias (inguinal, femoral, incisional, umbilical, paraumbilical, epigastric, Spiegelian, recurrent); surgery and investigation of inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, abdominal pain, appendicitis, rectal bleeding, change in bowel habits, unexplained weight loss, rectal prolapse, haemorrhoids, anal or rectal pain, pelvic floor dysfunction; diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, gastroscopy; banding of haemorrhoids, HALO procedure, transanal haemorrhoidal artery dearterialisation (THD)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon
Russells Hall Hospital
West Midlands DY1 2HQ
Familial cancers, genetics of colorectal cancer, HNPCC (Lynch sndromes), DNA mismatch repair genes, gastrointestinal visceral perception and pelvic floor disorders.
Extensive reading, writing fiction and non-fiction, biographies, fitness, healthcare development and business.
Commendation of Top Teacher, The Dean, Royal Free & University College Medical School
Frank Taylor Memorial Prize.
(Additional) Languages spoken
Rectal augmentation and stimulated gracilis anal neosphincter: a new approach in the management of fecal urgency and incontinence. Williams NS,Ogunbiyi OA, Scott SM, Fajobi OA, Lunniss PJ. Dis Colon Rectum. 2001;44(2):192-198.
Vertical reduction rectoplasty: a new treatment for idiopathic megarectum.
Williams NS, Fajobi OA, Lunniss PJ, Scott SM, Eccersley AJ, Ogunbiyi O. Br J Surg.
Metachronous colorectal cancers. Fajobi O, Yiu, Boulos PB. Br J Surg. 1998;85(7):897-901. Review.
Long-axis rotational volvulus in a W-ileoanal pouch : an unusual but potentially preventable problem. Ullah MZ, Fajobi OA, Bhargava A Dis Colon Rectum. 2007;50
Improving outcome following life-threatening gastrointestinal bleeding not amenable to endoscopy in an ASA grade 5 patient: lessons learned. Demetriou GA,
Nair MS, Dinneen E, Oluwajobi O. BMJ Case Reports 2013 Feb 14;2013. pii: bcr-2012-
008258. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2012-008258.
Tissue-conserving, yet radical surgery for extensive gas-forming soft tissue
infections arising from perirectal abscess. Report of a case. Al-Abed Y, Sagriotis I,
Elsherif M, White B, Alobaid N, Oluwajobi O. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2012 Oct;13(5):332-
5. doi: 10.1089/sur.2011.047. Epub 2012 Oct 5.
Traumatic Splenectomy in a Cirrhotic Patient with Hepatitis C and Alcoholic Liver
Disease. Matar HE, Elmetwally AS, Nair MS, Borgstein R, Oluwajobi O. BMJ Case
Krukenberg tumour arising from adenocarcinoma of the gastro-oesophageal junction in a 28-year old female presenting as lower abdominal swelling mimicking an inguinal hernia. Matar HE, Elmetwally AS, Salu I, Borgstein R,
Oluwajobi O. BMJ Case Reports 2011; doi:10.1136/bcr.12.2010.3597.
- MBBS University of Nigeria 1986
- FRCS (Glasg) Royal College of Surgeons & Physicians of Glasgow 1995
- MSc Surgical Science University College London 1996
- FRCS (Gen Surg) Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship 2007
- Advanced Laparoscopic Observership/Training Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg Strasbourg, France 2008
- Advanced Laparoscopic GI Surgery Course Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg Strasbourg, France 2008
- Accelerated Colonoscopy Training The Wolfson Endoscopy Unit, St Marks' Hospital, Middlesex, London 2005
- Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Masterclass European Surgical Institute Hamburg Germany 2005
Reference number 4177780
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialist Registration, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
General Medical Council Specialist Registration Fellow Royal College of Surgeons & Physicians of Glasgow
Member, British Medical Association
- West Midlands Hospital
- 14:30 - 17:30
- 01384 632697
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