Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Bariatric Surgery



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1022Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing (QEQM)St Mary's Campus





  • Imperial School of Medicine Award for Teaching Excellence, Imperial College, 2017
  • Clinical Excellence Award, Division of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, 2010
  • Excellence in Teaching, Division of Surgery & Cancer, 2009
  • OSC&Rs (Outstanding Service Care & Research Awards)– Highly Commended., Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, 2009
  • Excellence Award - Excellence in Patient Care, Department of BioSurgery & Surgical Technology, Imperial College, London, UK, 2008
  • Excellence in Teaching, Department of BioSurgery & Surgical Technology, 2007
  • Highest Impact Factor Publication, Department of Biosugery & Surgical Technology, Imperial College, 2006
  • Excellence in Teaching, College Award, Imperial College, 2006
  • Norman Tanner Prize & Medal, Royal Society of Medicine, Section for Surgery, 2005
  • Excellence in Teaching, Departmental Award, Department of Biosurgery & Surgical Tehnology, Imperial College, London, 2005
  • Proxime Accesit for University of London Gold Medal for MBBS., University of London, 2000

External Positions

  • Committee member, Improving the Patient Journey, St. Mary's Hospital, NHS Trust, 2006
  • Committee member, Centres for Innovation & Training in Elective Care, Department of Health, 2005
  • Member, Elective Care Board, Department of Health, 2005

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member, AUGIS (Association of Upper GI Surgeons) of Great Britain and Ireland, 2011
  • Member, BOMSS (British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society), 2011
  • FRCS, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2011
  • Member, Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2004

Industrial Connections

  • Therasim


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