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- Lower GI surgery
- Upper GI surgery
Following my pre-clinical training, I was awarded a National Scholar and was graduated in Excellent with Honors from Cairo University , 1995. My early surgical Training followed by 5 years residency Specialist Registrar surgical training was completed in advanced Cancer Surgery and Surgical-Oncology at the National Cancer Institute “UICC”, The international Directory of Cancer Institutes & Organizations which is the most reputable tertiary referral center for treating complex, advanced and recurrent cancer cases in collaboration with Gustave Roussy cancer institute, Paris, the 1st. Cancer Center in Europe. My academic excellency during my higher surgical training residency was achieved following three-year in clinical academic research evaluating surgical outcome and life quality following treating Colorectal Cancers and my Mater's Degree was awarded in Excellence award, 1999. My research work was published at both National and International levels and was presented in world leading congress and conferences. Academic achievements were crowned following spending further three years researching in the field of Neuroblastoma, a rare abdominal malignancy of childhood and was awarded my PhD. in Surgical-oncology. Satisfying my academic interest and desire to explore, I also spent more research time at Bristol University and Southmead Hospital research unit looking in depth into impact of Diabetes Mellitus on cancer treatment and outcome evaluating FAS Impact of Hyperglycaemia in Cancer Progression and Treatment Response, The Role of EGF, IGF-I and Fibronectin abundance.
Further clinical experience in laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery training for further 6 years at Addenbrooke’s and Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals through the East of England National Higher Surgical Training programme was successfully completed. GMC approval for consultancy level was awarded .
As the only surgeon with vast international clinical and academic experience, I enhanced my unique skills in the sub-special science of treating incontinence at Bristol Royal Infirmary and Middlesex University Hospital, London. The European Institute of Tele-Surgery, University of Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France and Hamburg, Germany were other international centers where I refined my advanced Laparoscopic (Key Hole) skills and practice.
I was awarded the National traveling Fellowship of GBI spending further international fellowship in The Schubert-Martin Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Cincinnati Medical Hospital, Ohio, USA exploring the art of treating Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Pouch surgery in adolescence and young-adults. A unique experience in a very specialized center.
With a strongest will to provide the best treatment for my patients, I joined the colorectal Team at Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand as the prestigious International Fellow in recurrent rectal and advanced pelvic cancer working with internationally recognized Pioneers in this field.
I completed my Royal College of Physician of GBI accreditation for independent diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopy and was awarded the JAG Qualification.
Following my exciting journey in learning and upon starting my consultant post in 2014, I was appointed as the Lead for Surgical teaching and medical education at the East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation trust in a move to promote training for our junior doctors and meet their demands in learning the art of surgery and patients care. Proud of my broad experience and achievements, I have planned to remodel our doctors training to prepare them for an exciting career in Surgery understanding needs and providing a personalized help to patients by professionals.
For detailed achievements, courses, appraisals , academic publications, international conferences presentations, Certifications, Patients feedback and PHIN published consultant measures and consultant outcomes please visit my own website.
Areas of interest
Rectal bleeding , Rectal pain , Rectal prolapse , Hemorrhoids , Anal pain , Anal fissures , Anal fistula , Fecal incontinence , constipation , Trans Anal minimally Invasive Surgery TAMIS , Trans Anal Total Mesorectal Excision TaTME , Functional bowel disorders , chronic functional constipation and slow transit bowel .
Colorectal Surgery :
Abdominal Pain , Diverticular disease , Colon Cancer , Colon Surgery , Polyps , Rectal Cancer , Bowel habit changes , Diarrhea , loose stools , Diagnostic Colonoscopy , therapeutic colonoscopy , Polypectomy and endoscopic mucosal resection , Familial and genetic cancer , inflammatory bowel disease , Crohn's disease and Ulcerative Colitis , Pouch surgery management , follow up and long term survillance .
Hernias , inguinal , ventral , incisional , umbilical and epigastric abdominal wall Key hole laparoscopic and open repair, cholecystectomy - Gall Bladder Surgery, Gall stones, Lumps , Pumps , Pilonidal sinus & cysts
- Heather Russell
- Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital Foxhall Road IPSWICH IP4 5SW
- 01473 279123
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Laparoscopic Colorectal & General surgeon
Lead for Surgical Teaching and medical Education
East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
The Ipswich Hospital
My Doctoral thesis examined treatment techniques and possible contributing factors in treatment failure of intra-abdominal cancers. I provided a cornerstone protocol of treatment as an outcome of my research
I published on impact of Diabetes on Cancer's response to treatment following conducting a laboratory based research in Bristol University
My second Thesis on Colorectal Cancer treatment outcome was a pioneer research work delivering attention to quality of life after receiving treatment
I am interested in developing the care of Inflammatory Bowel Disease to the level I experiences in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
I am also interested in Gynecological Malignancy and work in close proximity with our Gynecology team treating advanced pelvic malignancies
I am very interested in developing the surgical teaching and have taken the role of modernizing the surgical teaching in Ipswich hospital as the lead for surgical teaching and medical education for junior doctors.
International Fellowship, Pelvic Exenteration, Christchurch, New Zealand
National ACPGBI/Dukes' traveling fellowship 2014;Cincinnati Children's, Ohio, USA
Ethicon Funded Advanced Laparoscopic ,Germany, Hamburg
Pelican Cancer Bursaries Winner to Attend TME Master-class
SARS Prize for one of best Presentations: ASiT Oral Presentation
Editor and reviewer for 3 International Journals: BMJ, IJS, JCCR
Affiliated Medal prize; European Society of Surgical Oncology
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Arabic - Native or bilingual
Colo-Renal Fistula Complicating Percutaneous Cryoablation of Renal Tumours: Successful treatment with complete conservative management, A literature review. Morgan et al, JM 2012 6:365.
Hyperglycemia Confers Resistance to Chemotherapy on Cancer Cells: The role of Fatty Acid Synthase"; Journal: Endocrine Related Cancer IF: 5.827 /2009 ; Endocrine-Related Cancer 2010; 17 (2) 539 -551. 2010 May 18;17(2):539-51. doi:
Histological Examination of Circular Stapled ‘DOUGHNUTS’: Questionable Routine Practice? The Surgeon; 2008 April, Vol 04, No.2, 75 – 78
BJS, British Journal of Surgery 2008; 93(S1):35
Annals of Royal College of Surgeons; 2008, March, Vol 88, No2, 233-236
Does LAR and TME with ANP For Carcinoma of The Lower Rectum Guarantee Satisfactory Sexual Functions? EJSO, 2005, November, Vol 31. N.9, 1056-59
Sexual Life After LAR and ANP for Carcinoma of the Lower Rectum. A Middle East Single Institution Experience; The Surgeon, ; 2005, June, Vol 3.No.3, P16.18, S104-105.
IBS or Small Bowel Tumour, A Mysterious Diagnosis; EJSO; 2006; Nov. 32 (S1); N.417; S123 -124
Anastomotic Leakage in Patients Underwent LAR,TME & ANP; EJSO; 2007, Nov. 32 (9); P96; 1056
Diagnosing Irritable Bowel Syndrome Above Age of 45, Beware!! A Case Report; The Surgeon; 2005, June, Vol 3.No.3, CR2.9, S126-127.
131I-MIBG, A Novel Approach in Neuroblastoma Treatment; International Journal of Surgery IJS & ASiT Conference Book, Mar 2010, P14, A 4; EJSO; 2006; Nov.32 (S1); N.111; S34
Patients' Education Reduces Risks of Thromboprophylaxis Application Failure, International Journal of Surgery & ASiT Conference Book, Mar.2010, P44, A 113
Two Weeks referral System for Suspected Cancer Cases. A Quality Control Is Required ! ASiT Conference Book, Mar.2010, P.96, A.324
Patients Selection & Outcome of the DPU Unit; The way to improve surgical outcome
Surgical Treatment of Colorectal Cancer in the Elderly, Analysis of the impact on Survival in the various age groups; European Society of Coloproctology Meeting; Barcelona 24-26th Sep., 2014
Do Current JAG Colonoscopy Training Certification Criteria reflect reality? A Surgical Trainee's Experience"; presentation at the European Society of Coloproctology Meeting; Barcelona 24-26th Sep., 2014
Rigid Sigmoidoscopy in Colorectal outpatient clinics, A fruitless time-consuming diagnostic procedure"; presentation at the ESCP Meeting; Barcelona 24-26th Sep., 2014
Courses offered to GPs
Hernia Evening, Nuffield Ipswich, Nov. 2018
GP Conference Meeting, Holiday Inn, Ipswich , Sep. 2018
GP Nuffield Seminar , Planned at GP practice, April 2016 &
GP Nuffield Seminar , Planned at GP practice,
- Laparoscopic Teaching and Trainer LAPCO TTT 2015
- JAG Endoscopy Accreditation Royal College of Physicians 2013
- FRCS (UK) Intercollegiate Specialty Board & RCS Edinburgh 2013
- FRCS (General & Coloretal) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; UK 2013
- Ph.D. National Cancer Institute, International Directory of Cancer Institutes & Organizations 2009
- MSc. National Cancer Institute, International Directory of Cancer Institutes & Organizations 1999
- MBBCh. Cairo University 1995
- Train The Colonoscopy Trainers TCT Leicester General Hospital 2018
- TAMIS "Trans-Anal Micro Invasive Surgery" Amersfoort, Netherlands 2016
- Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills Hamburg , Germany 2014
- Pelvic Exenteration, Advanced & Recurrent Pelvic Cancer International Fellowship Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New zealand 2014
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease International Fellowship Cincinnati Children's Medical Centre Colorectal & IBD Unit; OHIO, USA 2014
Reference number 6027312
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Member British Medical Association 2003
- Member Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 2008
- Member Association of Surgeons of GBI 2014
- Member Joint Advisory Group on GI Endoscopy 2013
- Member European Society of Coloproctology 2013
- Member Association of Coloproctology of GBI 2013
- Fellow Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- Amir Iskander Sadek Morgan, 2013
Affiliations / memberships
Medical Protection Society "MPS"
British Medical Assossiation "BMA"
Joint Advisory Group on GI Endoscopy "JAG"
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh "FRCS Ed."
Member of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
European Society of Coloproctology "ESCP"
Association of Coloproctology of GBI "ACPGBI"
Association of Surgeons of GBI "ASGBI"
General Medical Council "GMC"
- Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital Foxhall Road...
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- 01473 279170
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- 01473 279170
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
Tel: 01473 851322