About Irfan Ahmed

Hernia Surgery LondonMr Irfan Ahmed is a Consultant Surgeon specializing in complex liver, pancreas and bile duct diseases with a special interest in advanced laparoscopic surgical techniques (key hole surgery) and the development of modern surgical innovations.  Mr Ahmed has pioneered various special techniques in Virtual Scarless surgery (surgery without scars) and is amongst a handful of surgeons who have introduced these techniques worldwide.

Mr Ahmed completed his higher degree (MD) at the University of Leeds working with an internationally renowned team researching organ preservation.  He led the pioneering work on liver preservation techniques, developing a novel liver preservation solution.  Mr Ahmed’s  work was funded by the Royal College of Surgeons of England via a research fellowship and completed his higher surgical training in Mid Trent higher surgical rotation, before being appointed as the Consultant Surgeon (liver, pancreas and bile duct) in NHS Grampian.  Mr Ahmed holds academic appointments at the University of Aberdeen as senior lecturer and clinical tutor at the University of Edinburgh.  He is also an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Mr Ahmed has extensive experience in research and leads various groups collaborating with the international institutions.  With a broad research base, he has published in all aspects of his areas of clinical interest.  With more than 90 peer review publications (book chapters, review, editorials, original articles etc) and more than 140 scientific presentations, Mr Ahmed remains on the forefront of the latest surgical developments and innovations.

Mr Ahmed has received a number of awards throughout his career including 5 medals, merit scholarships and various presentation awards on international forums.

Mr Ahmed is faculty for various international courses and teaches modern advanced laparoscopic skills to surgeons worldwide.  He is involved in developing tele-medicine and tele-mentoring for young surgeons using state of the art modern technologies.

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