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- Upper GI surgery
I am a Consultant Surgeon with special interest in Advanced Laparoscopic and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery at the Salford Royal Foundation Hospital, which is a University teaching Hospital. I do large numbers of complex stomach and oesophageal surgery in his NHS and in Private Practice.
My specialist interest includes keyhole oesophagogastric cancer surgery, gastroesophgeal reflux surgery, Barrett's oesophagus, Gallbladder surgery and laparoscopic hernia surgery.
I had most of my postgraduate surgical training in the North West of England. In pursuit of his specialist interest I have been to specialist centers in Japan and the United States of America. I completed my post graduate research at the Manchester University and was awarded degree of Doctor Of Medicine (MD) in 2000.
I started working as consultant surgeon in the Pennine NHS Trust since 2000. I joined Salford Royal University Teaching Hospital as a Consultant Upper GI Surgeon in 2010. The Salford Royal is a University Teaching Hospital and is the Regional Centre for Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery
In addition to stomach and oesophageal cancer surgery I routinely performs laparoscopic operations such as laparoscopic hernia surgery, cholecystectomy, anti-reflux surgery and splenectomy. I have performed over a thousand laparoscopic cholecystectomy operations.
Areas of interest
Gall Stones; Upper gastro-intestinal surgery; Gastro-oesophageal reflux; Barrett's oesophagus; Hiatus hernia; Hiatus hernia surgery; anti reflux surgery; Nissen fundoplication; oesophagitis; heart burn; Oesophageal cancer; Gastric cancer; upper and lower GI endoscopy; Gastroscopy; Colonoscopy; bleeding pr. Haemorrhoids, piles; haemorrhoidectomy; laparoscopic cholecystectomy; Open cholecystectomy; Cholecystectomy; Gall bladder surgery; jaundice; common bile duct stones; pancreatitis; abdominal pain; epigastric hernia; umbilical hernia; inguinal hernia; laparoscopic inguinal hernia operation; incisional hernia; laparoscopic surgery; GORD; femoral hernia; lumps and bums; lipoma; sebaceous cyst; swallowing difficulty; achalasia; Heller's myotomy;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant General and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon
Salford Royal University Teaching Hospital
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
Stomach and oesophageal cancer
Minimally invasive surgery
Clinical excellence award 7
- MBBS Universtiy of Karachi, Pakistan 1983
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1990
- FRCS The Academy of Royal Colleges of Surgeons 1999
- Doctor of Medicine (MD) Universtiy of Manchester 2000
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Surgery, 2000
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)
Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (5-50)
Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - bilateral - (1-5)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)
Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - unilateral - (1-5)
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