Imperial College London

Professor the Lord Darzi of Denham PC KBE FRS FMedSci HonFREng

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Professor of Surgery
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 3312 1310a.darzi

 
 
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Location

 

Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing (QEQM)St Mary's Campus

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Summary

 

Awards

  • Paul Hamlyn Chair of Surgery, Helen Hamlyn Trust, Helen Hamlyn Trust
  • Diploma as member of Armenia’s National Acadamy of Science, Armenia’s national Acadamy of Science, 2009
  • Scientific Achievment Award, Armenian Medical World Congress, New York, Armenian Medical World Congress, 2009
  • Distinguished Graduates Medal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, The Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, 2009
  • Japan Society for Endoscopic Surgery, International Honorary Membership, Japan Society for Endoscopic Surgery, 2012
  • PC. Member of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, Privy Council, 2009
  • Hamdan Award for Medical Research Excellence, UAE, 2004
  • Knight Commander of the most excellent order of the British Empire, CENTRAL CHANCERY OF THE ORDERS OF KNIGHTHOOD, 2002
  • Queens Anniversary Prize, 2001
  • James the IV travelling Fellow, 1998
  • Hunterian Professorships The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1997

External Positions

  • Chair of THOTH [Training Hub for Operative Technologies in Healthcare]
  • NHS London, Chairman of the London Strategic Healthcare Review
  • Member of the Health Industries Task Force – Department of Health
  • Minimal Invasive steering Group Royal College of Surgeons of England – Group member
  • Special Advisor, Parlimentary Health Select Committe, Parliment, 2006 - 2006
  • External Expert for Medicines in Healthcare products and Regulatory Agency, MRHA, 2003
  • Member of the NHS commercial Directorate Advisory Group, Department of Health, 2005
  • MRC Board, MRC, 2006
  • Member of Committee, New and emerging application of technology - NEAT, Department of Health, 2001 - 2003
  • Council member, Society of Academic and Research Surgeons, 2001 - 2004
  • Member, National Modernisation Board DOH, 2000 - 2004
  • Chair, London Modernisation Board, 2000 - 2004
  • Committee member, EPSRC, 2001 - 2003
  • Trustee, BUPA foundation, 2002 - 2005
  • Member of the Health Industries Task Force – Department of Health, Deapertment of Health, 2003
  • National the centre for Innovations in Elective Care, department of Health, 2005
  • Member of Transition Board of NHS Institute, 2005 - 2005
  • Diagnostic National Leadership Group - Member, 2005
  • National Leadership Network – System Reform Doctors Reference Group - Member, 2005
  • National Leadership Network for Health and Social Care, 2002
  • Non-Executive Director Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust, NHS, 2003
  • Advisor in Surgery, Department of Health, Deapartment of Health, 2002

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Board Member Advisory Board for the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design at the Royal College of Arts, Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design at the Royal College of Arts, 2012
  • Vice-Patron Smile Support and Care, Smile Support and Care, 2012
  • Patron Barrett's Oesophagus Campaign, Barrett's Oesophagus Campaign
  • Patron Meningitis Trust, Meningitis Trust, 2009
  • Patron Beating Bowel Cancer, Beating Bowel Cancer, 2005
  • Society of Minimally Invasive Therapy., Society of Minimally Invasive Therapy., 1997
  • Society of Academic and research surgeons, Society of Academic and research surgeons, 1998
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (SAGES), American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (SAGES), 1999
  • Royal Society of Medicine., Royal Society of Medicine, 1999
  • Societe Internationale De Chirurgie., Societe Internationale De Chirurgie.

Industrial Connections

  • Karl Storz, Advisor
  • J and J
  • Smith and Nephew
  • Covidien

Commercial Spinoffs

Fellowships

  • HonDSc (Hon) Honorary Doctor of Science, Cranfield University
  • Hon DSc Honorary Doctor of Science, DeMontfort University, Leicester, DeMontfort University, Leicester, 2011
  • HonFASCRS, American Society for Colon & Rectal Surgeons, 2013
  • FRS, Fellow of the Royal Society, 2013
  • Honorary Doctor of Engineering, University of Bath, University of Bath, 2009
  • Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists, the Royal College of Radiologists, 2009
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh, 2009
  • Honorary Doctor of Medicine, University of Newcastle, University of Newcastle, 2009
  • Honorary Fellow National Institute of Clinical Excellence, National Institute of Clinical Excellence
  • Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, 2010
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, oyal College of Physicians, 2010
  • Honorary Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, 2011
  • Hon LL.D. Honorary Doctor in Laws, Trinity College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, 2011
  • Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh, 2008
  • Honorary Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, 2006
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2005
  • Fellow of the City and Guilds of London Institute, Fellow of the City and Guilds of London Institute, 2004
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, 1998
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1995
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, 1992
  • FRCPSG Fellow of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Fellow of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 2003
  • FMedSci, Academy of Medical Sciences, 2003

Editorial Boards

  • Annals of Surgery, Editorial Board
  • Journal of the American Medical Association
  • Journal of Robotic Surgery
  • The Annals of Surgery
  • The British Journal of Surgery.
  • The Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Ireland.
  • The Lancet
  • World Journal of Emergency Surgery
  • Surgical Innovation – Editorial member
  • Minimal Invasive Therapy
  • Surgical Endoscopy, Editorial Committee
  • American Journal of Surgery, Editorial Committee
  • Surgery, Editorial Committee