Curriculum Vitae

Qualifications and academic titles

2012 Doctor of Philosophy, Imperial College London (PhD thesis on laparoscopic colorectal surgery)

2009 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS ad eundum)

2008 Specialist Register GMC (#6159985)

2007 Registered for GMC

2006 Facharzt fuer Chirurgie, Bern, Switzerland (Certificate of Completion in General Surgery)

2006 Doktor der Medizin, University of Zurich (MD Thesis on cardiac bypass surgery)

2002 Basisexamen Chirurgie, Bern, Switzerland (Fundamentals in Surgery)

2000 Graduation Medical School, University of Zurich (Switzerland)


2017-present Consultant Surgeon St Mark's Hospital, London

2012-2016 Associate Professor and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, St James University Hospital, Leeds

2011-2012 Laparoscopic Colorectal Fellow, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS

2008-2011 PhD Clinical Research Fellow Imperial College London, Division of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Cancer

2007-2008 Specialist Registrar Frimley Park Hospital NHS Trust,

2007 (3 months) Guest Consultant General Surgery, National Referral Hospital Honiara and Helena Goldie Hospital Munda (honorary work after tsunami disaster), Solomon Islands

2000-2007 General Surgical Specialist Training, Zurich (Switzerland)

Awards and Nominations

2015 Leeds NHS Trust Award for Enhanced Recovery Programme in Colorectal Surgery

2014 Clinical Excellence Award. The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

2013 SAGE award nomination (British Society of Gastroenterology).Nomination for the achievements of the National Training Programme in Laparoscopic colorectal surgery

2012 Best Research Paper. 2nd International Symposium in laparoscopic TME, Portsmouth

2011 Excellence in Research Award, American College of Surgeons (ACS), San Francisco (Co-author)

2010 David Dunn Medal, Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ALSGBI)

2009 John of Arderne Medal, The Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), Section of Coloproctology