Senior Consultant- Gastrointestinal Surgery, MAS & Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Shabeer Ahmed is an eminent Senior Consultant Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic and Bariatric surgeon with over 20 years of extensive surgical experience. He is also an acknowledged teacher and mentor by the Association of Laparoscopic Surgery (ALS), UK. After having completed his Doctor of Medicine with honours from Madras University (1986), he pursued his MS from Mysore University (1989). He was further trained for 8 years as a surgeon in the Republic of Ireland (1989 -1996). He obtained his FRCS from England in 1995. He joined Professor Alfred Cuscheri in Nine Well Hospital, Scotland with his passion for Minimal Access Surgery and later was awarded with Master in Minimal Access Surgery (MMAS) from Dundee University, Scotland.
He also spent his one full year doing research in Laparoscopic Handling and submitted a thesis in 2002. He was appointed as a consultant Colorectal Surgeon in the Republic of Ireland from 1998 - 2001. He was later appointed as a consultant Colorectal Surgeon in Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline, Scotland for 4 years.
He further established a laparoscopic centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, where he had successfully performed around 240 cases of Colorectal Cancers laparoscopically. These numbers were recognized by the Association.