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Mr Joseph Shalhoub is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer appointed at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (St Mary's Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital). He qualified with Honours from Imperial College School of Medicine, completing his postgraduate surgical training in London, including at St Mary’s, Charing Cross, and St Thomas’ hospitals. Mr Shalhoub is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS), and was awarded the Gold Medal for the highest mark in the Fellowship of the European Board of Vascular Surgery (FEBVS) examination. After receiving his Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) and gaining entry onto the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register, he undertook a post-CCT Senior Clinical Fellowship in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at St Thomas’ Hospital, London.
Research & Publications
Mr Shalhoub has a strong academic and educational background which compliments his evidence-based clinical practice. He is an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, where he is co-investigator for two National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) government-funded large multi-centre randomised clinical trials:
Co-investigator: Examining the benefit of graduated compression stockings as an adjunct to low dose low molecular weight heparin in the prevention of venous thromboembolism in elective surgical inpatients identified as moderate or high risk for venous thromboembolism – a multi-centre randomised controlled trial (NIHR HTA GAPS Trial)
Co-investigator: Does neuromuscular electrical stimulation improve the absolute walking distance in patients with intermittent claudication compared to best available treatment? a multicentre randomised controlled study (NIHR / MRC EME NESIC Trial)
Mr Shalhoub completed his BSc, PhD and Masters in Education (MEd) at Imperial College London, receiving Research Fellowships from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Circulation Foundation. To date, he has secured more than £3.2 million in research funding as principal applicant or co-applicant, and has published more than 130 Pubmed indexed articles. Mr Shalhoub is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), Member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MFSTEd), Council Member and past Honorary Secretary of the Surgery Section of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), and Committee Member of the Vascular and Endovascular Research Network (VERN). He was a Council Member and past Vice-President of the Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT).
Areas of interest
Vascular and endovascular surgery; Arterial disease; Limb salvage; Foot disease in diabetes; Venous disease; Varicose veins; Deep vein thrombosis (DVT); Leg ulcers; Carotid disease; Stroke prevention; Aortic disease
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