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Mr Samuel Ford is a full time Consultant Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. He has a specialist interest in general, upper gastrointestinal and sarcoma surgery.
He trained in general and upper GI surgery in the South West and after completion of training in 2014 undertook further specialist Fellowships in sarcoma surgery in Birmingham and Milan.
Mr Ford was awarded a PhD in cancer biology from the University of Birmingham following a highly competitive Cancer Research UK Clinical Research Fellowship. His research portfolio is centred on optimising outcomes for patients with soft tissue sarcoma and he has contributed to international consensus statements and published papers on the management of sarcoma, gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) and neuroendocrine tumours (NETs). Mr Ford is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham.
Mr Ford is also a specialist in the management of benign disease, especially hiatal hernias, acid reflux, gallstones, abdominal wall hernias and lipomas.
Areas of interest
General Surgery; Upper GI Surgery; Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs); Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours (GISTs); Hiatal Hernia; Acid Reflux; Abdominal wall Hernias; Lipomas
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Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Sathyanarayanan Jagannathan Fee Assured
- Dr Suresh Natarajan Fee Assured
- Dr Balaji Purushothaman Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Full time Consultant Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK.
Surgical outcomes of patients undergoing surgery for retroperitoneal sarcoma in conjunction with the Trans-Atlantic Retroperitoneal Sarcoma Working Group.
The management of schwannomas.
The management of patients with advanced soft tissue sarcoma.
Surgery for advanced gastro-intestinal NETs.
Optimising outcomes for patients with GISTs.
PhD in cancer biology from the University of Birmingham.
A highly competitive Cancer Research UK Clinical Research Fellowship.
Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham.
I have authored over thirty peer reviewed publications.
I appeared in the BBC 2 television series Surgeons at the Edge of Life - "Last Chance Saloon".
Courses offered to GPs
The management of gallstones.
The management of soft tissue sarcoma.
- Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery University of Birmingham 2001
- Doctor of Philosophy - PhD University of Birmingham 2012
- Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England Royal College of Surgeons of England 2013
- Advanced Sarcoma Fellowship Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham 2015
- Advanced Sarcoma Fellowship Istituto Tumori Milan 2015
Reference number 6025335
Details of entry to specialist register
- Certificate of Completion of Training in General and Upper GI Surgery, 2014
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Member of the British Sarcoma Group.
Member of the Trans-Atlantic Retroperitoneal Sarcoma Working Group.
Member of the Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britian and Ireland.
Member of the British Hernia Society.
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.