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Mr David Nasralla is a Consultant General and Laparoscopic (keyhole) Surgeon at The Princess Grace Hospital. He has a special interest in diseases affecting the liver, pancreas and gallbladder, complex abdominal wall hernias and emergency surgery. His NHS practice is based at the Royal Free Hospital, London, where he is a Consultant Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB), Multi-organ Retrieval and Liver Transplant Surgeon. His work is focused on treating complex diseases affecting the liver, pancreas and gallbladder, with cases referred to him from across the UK and beyond.
Mr Nasralla studied medicine at Oxford University Medical School, where he also completed his PhD under Prof Peter Friend. His PhD research investigated a technique for keeping the liver alive outside the body (normothermic liver perfusion) in order to improve its condition for transplantation. He has received many national and international awards for his work, including being recognised as a Rising Star by the International Liver Transplantation Society. He was awarded the prestigious Medawar Medal by the British Transplantation Society and he is frequently invited to deliver lectures at international surgical meetings. His work has been featured on the cover of the journal Nature, as well as on BBC Radio 4’s Inside Health and in the BBC Two television series Hospital.
Mr Nasralla is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is also a member of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, the UK and Ireland HPB Association, the British Transplantation Society and the International Liver Transplantation Society.
Areas of interest
Abdominal wall hernia; groin hernias; inguinal hernia; umbilical hernia; paraumbilical hernia; incisional hernia; gallstones; biliary colic; cholecystitis; jaundice; pancreatitis; bile duct injury; bile leak; chronic pancreatitis; gallbladder; liver cyst; liver resection; liver cancer; hepatocellular carcinoma; hcc; cholangiocarcinoma; liver metastases; neuroendocrine tumour; bowel cancer; pancreas cancer; spleen; liver cirrhosis; gallbladder cancer; appendicitis; duodenal cancer; duodenal polyp; bowel cancer; bowel perforation; hemihepatectomy; laparoscopic surgery; key hole surgery; hepatectomy; fenestration; hepaticojejunostomy; gastrojejunostomy; gastric bypass; Whipple's procedure; pancreaticoduodenectomy; cholecystectomy; splenectomy; appendicectomy; hemicolectomy; laparotomy; laparoscopy; liver biopsy; bowel resection; splenectomy; distal pancreatectomy; total pancreatectomy; hernia repair; component separation; divarication; sportsman groin;
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Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant HPB, Organ Retrieval and Liver Transplant Surgeon at the Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
PhD research investigated a technique for keeping the liver alive outside the body (normothermic liver perfusion)
The Medawar Medal by the British Transplantation Society.
A Rising Star recognised by the International Liver Transplantation Society.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Arabic - Conversational
BBC One, The Greatest Gift https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08601vn
BBC Radio 4, Inside Health https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b072hlny
The Times Keeping donor liver ‘alive’ boosts transplant success | News | The Times
BBC Two, Hospital BBC iPlayer - Hospital - Series 6: Episode 3
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2019
- DPhil University of Oxford 2019
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2009
- BMBCh Oxford University Medical School 2005
- MA (Oxon) in Physiological Sciences University of Oxford 2002
Reference number 6128195
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC Specialist Register for General Surgery, 2019
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
British Transplantation Society
International Liver Transplantation Society
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