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Mr Adam Farquharson is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) having graduated from the University of Sheffield and completing higher surgical training in the Yorkshire and the Humber Deanery.
He has a specialist interest in laparoscopic colorectal surgery including single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS), pelvic floor dysfunction (including faecal incontinence. obstructive defecation syndrome and rectal prolapse) and complex anal fistulas. He also has a general, emergency and colorectal cancer surgery practice incorporating the management of proctology including haemorrhoids, anal fistula and anal fissure.
He undertook a specialist laparoscopic colorectal Fellowship at Concord Repatriation General Hospital in Sydney, Australia (2012-13) and was awarded the Ethicon Endo-Surgery David Dunn Memorial travelling fellowship to support this period of specialist laparoscopic colorectal training.
Mr Farquharson is a member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland and the Faculty of Surgical Trainers of the RCS Edinburgh.
In the later stages of training he completed a postgraduate degree in education at the University of Sheffield (Masters of Education) with his thesis examining the video assessment of surgical skills. He is a Clinical Supervisor for Foundation Doctors, Core Trainees and Speciality Trainees at SaTH and is member of faculty at the ICENI Centre for surgical training in Colchester.
Mr Farquharson is the current Royal College of Surgeons of England Surgical Tutor for SaTH Training Programme Director - Professional Development for Health Education England (West Midlands). He is a member of The Pelvic Floor Society and a core member of the Pelvic Floor multidisciplinary team.
Areas of interest
Colorectal cancer; inflammatory bowel disease; pelvic floor dysfunction; proctology; abdominal wall hernia.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Mr Adam Farquharson is a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH).
Prior to higher surgical training, Mr Farquharson was clinical research fellow to the Peritoneal Tumour Service at The Christie Hospital, Manchester. This research focussed on peritoneal surface malignancies including pseudomyxoma peritonei and their management with cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC (heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy) leading to publications in the British Journal of Cancer and Colorectal Disease.
He was also granted travelling fellowships by the Royal Society of Medicine Section of Coloproctology for this and other work undertaken in Sheffield.
He is a peer reviewer for the journal Colorectal Disease and a member of the editorial board of the British Journal of Hospital Medicine.
Rowing at Pengwern Boat Club.
Everton Football Club season ticket holder.
Scottish RUFC debenture holder.
Reference number 6026781
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Surgery, 2014
Affiliations / memberships
The Pelvic Floor Society
Faculty of Surgical Trainers RCSEd
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