Dr. Shabeer Ahmed

MS, FRCS (UK), MMAS (Scotland)

Consultant Gastrointestinal, Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon

Available at: Fortis Bannerghatta Road

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Overview

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 accredited by the Association of Laparoscopic Surgery (ALS), UK.

Professional Qualification

After having completed his Doctor of Medicine with honors 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 a 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 cancer surgeries laparoscopically. These numbers were recognized by the Association of Laparoscopic Surgery (ALS) and he was made a "Preceptor," who went around various parts of UK to train surgeons.

As an avid researcher, his interests included colon cancer screening and prevention, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), teaching medicine, and clinical medical ethics. He was a supervisor for several research projects and clinical trials in Dundee (UK). His contributions in peer-reviewed publications, review articles, and abstracts to the medical literature are also worth mentioning.

Expertise

His special expertise lies in advanced laparoscopic surgery especially for gastro-intestinal cancer. He has his passion for Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS), Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Surgery.