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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
- Lower GI surgery
Mr. Sheikh undertook his basic surgical training in the West Midlands and Mersey region following his graduation in 2001.
He then under took a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) at the University Liverpool, in Translational Cancer Biology studying Cellular interactions in the Pancreatic and Colorectal Cancer microenvironment. This research was funded by a Prestigious Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Grand Lodge 250th anniversary Fund of the Freemasons.
Mr. Sheikh undertook his higher surgical training in the Mersey region working in high volume Colorectal units undergoing specific training in Inflammatory Bowel disease, Pouch surgery and Abdominal Wall reconstruction surgery. He was then awarded a National Laparoscopic and Advanced Colorectal Cancer Fellowship at the John Goligher Colorectal Surgery Unit, St James Hospital Leeds where he was trained by internationally recognised specialists.
As Colorectal Lead at East Lancashire NHS Trust, Mr. Sheikh works closely in a multidisciplinary team allowing him to provide the best possible care to his patients.
He has also been instrumental in establishing and leading the Robotic Colorectal surgery in East Lancashire NHS Trust which he commenced in 2017.
The majority of his spare time is spent with his wife an Endocrinologist and their 2 children.
Areas of interest
Laparoscopic Surgery; Robotic Surgery; Complex Abdominal wall reconstruction; Inflammatory bowel disease; Diagnostic and Therapeutic upper and lower GI endoscopy; Hernia surgery
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- Dr Aji Mathew Fee Assured
- Dr Andrew P Shannon Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon
Lead for Colorectal Surgery
East Lancashire NHS Trust
Factors influencing clinic outcomes in colorectal cancer
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Urdu - Fluent
- Panjabi, Punjabi - Conversational
- Gujarati - Basic
- MBBS Aga Khan University 2001
- MRCS(Eng) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2005
- MD University of Liverpool 2013
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2013
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