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- Vascular surgery
I am a conscientious and caring clinician. I believe in providing as much information as you need to make an informed choice. I have a Masters degree in medical ultrasound and can perform a scan at the time of consultation to aid in diagnosis and decision making.
Areas of interest
Office based varicose vein surgery; Local and general anaesthetic hernia repair; Arterial Bypass surgery; Aneurysm surgery
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Amit Chawla Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Imperial College NHS Trust. Senior Lecturer in Surgical Education at University of London.
We have developed simulation and assessment tools for treating medical emergencies and performing medical ultrasound.
We also are developing wearable sensor technology for use in patient care in a ward and operating department setting.
I keep abreast of technology and its potential uses in transforming medical care and quality improvement.
MSc – vascular ultrasound – Merit (2008)
Award for Honorable Mention Best Scientific Paper by a Resident, SLS, SF (2007)
16th Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Scholarship (2007).
Final MB (University of the Punjab; 2002)
(Distinction in Medicine; top 10% of a class of 300)
First MB (University of the Punjab; 1996)
(Distinctions in Anatomy and Physiology; top 10% of a class of 300)
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Native or bilingual
- Panjabi, Punjabi - Native or bilingual
- Urdu - Native or bilingual
A case of claudication in a young man.
Hyperhidrosis: Current management.
Fraud and deceit in medical research.
Water soluble contrast small bowel follow through in the management of adhesive small bowel obstruction
Factors affecting Outcome following Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy.
Computerised Tomography for Small Bowel Obstruction (2007) Emergency Medical Journal,
Audit of patient experience of day case inguinal hernia repair.
Impaired Hyperaemic and Rhythmic Vasomotor Response in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Patients: A Predictor of Early Peripheral Vascular Disease.
Perforated Sigmoid Diverticular Disease: Developing a Management Protocol for Laparoscopic Surgery.
Agreement of community performed ankle brachial pressure indices (ABPI) with vascular laboratory performed assessment.
Is laparoscopic Appendectomy an Appropriate operation: Learning Curve of a Junior Trainee. Surgery.
Technique for ensuring good corners at top anastomosis for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair.
Technique for tying an intra-corporeal laparoscopic slip knot.
Comparison of Doppler Ultrasound, Photoplethysmographic And Pulse-Oximetric Calculated Pressure Indices To Detect Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease
Low cost laparoscopic paediatric inguinal hernia repair simulator.
General Surgical Trainee Experiences of Mentoring: A UK regional audit
ECG gating is not required for brachial artery flow mediated dilation measurement .
Cytokines in the systemic inflammatory response syndrome: A review
Emergency ultrasound in the prehospital setting.
Evaluation of rapid training in ultrasound guided tourniquet application skills.
Medical Mentoring in the evolving World Wide Web.
Mycotic thoracoabdominal aneurysms.
Management of infected femoral artery pseudoaneurysm repair: Rectus Abdominis flap as second line after Sartorius flap failure
Surgical Trainee Opinions in the United Kingdom Regarding a Three-Dimensional Virtual Mentoring Environment (MentorSL) in Second Life: Pilot Study.
Validation of a novel duplex ultrasound objective structured assessment of technical skills (DUOSATS) for arterial stenosis detection.
The effect of a simulation training package on skill acquisition for Duplex arterial stenosis detection
Validation of a Novel Venous Duplex Ultrasound Objective Structured Assessment of Technical Skills for the Assessment of Venous Reflux
Variation in duplex peak systolic velocity measurement in a multi-site vascular service
- BSc (Hons), Biomedical Sciences (Upper Second Class) King’s College University of London 1996
- MBBS University of the Punjab 2002
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2005
- MSc, Surgical Sciences Imperial College, London 2006
- MSc, Medical Ultrasound Imperial College, London 2008
- Postgraduate Certificate in Surgical Education University of Dundee 2008
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2012
- PhD Imperial Collge, London 2014
Reference number 6051074
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC, 2014
Affiliations / memberships
Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy
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I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: usmanjaffer