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Last updated: 21 Apr 2020
- Upper GI surgery
I am a Consultant General Surgeon specialising in Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery. I undertake gallbladder removal, hernia repairs and weight loss surgery and have a particular interest in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery- I have performed over 1500 laparoscopic procedures with excellent clinical outcomes.
I am on a National Patient Safety committee and was the Trauma lead for general surgery at St Georges Hospital- one of the major supra-regional trauma centres in London and the south coast.
I am a Honorary Senior Lecturer and Senior examiner for the University of London and have published over 170 papers and lecture nationally and internationally.
I also have a medicolegal interest and act as an expert witness for around 20 cases per year.
Areas of interest
Gallbladder surgery; Gallstones, Hernia surgery (inguinal, umbilical, femoral and incisional hernia repairs); Endoscopy; Bariatric (weight loss) surgery; Emergency surgery (including appendicectomy); Anti-reflux
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Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant General Surgeon, St Georges Hospital, London
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of London
Factors affecting outcomes following weight loss surgery
MA (University of Cambridge)
MB BChir (University of Cambridge)
PhD University of Southampton)
FRCS (Royal College of Surgeons)
I have published over 170 publications and my research has been featured in a number of national and international media publications including the Today programme and the Times.
Courses offered to GPs
Gallbladder surgery in 2020s- what's changed?
Hernia, groin pain and mesh- what do you need now?
What's new in acid reflux surgery?
Bariatric surgery- exploding the myths.
Reference number 4476317
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