Mr. Aziz trained at St. Mary's Hospital Medical School where he obtained his MBBS degree in 2000. He undertook his specialist colorectal training in the North-West London deanery and went on to complete a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) at Imperial College London in 2008. He then secured a high volume laparoscopic (Ethicon) colorectal fellowship at St. Mark's Hospital (Harrow) in 2012, followed by a fellowship (RSO post) in intestinal failure, inflammatory bowel disease surgery, inherited cancers and polyposis, recurrent cancer, restorative proctocolectomy, and coloproctology. He was appointed as a consultant colorectal, laparoscopic, and peritoneal tumour surgeon at The Christie NHS Foundation trust (Manchester) in 2014. He has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and has raised research grants from Innovate UK, MRC, and NIHR as well as industry investment to translate innovative technologies into medical devices that improve the outcome for patients undergoing minimally invasive surgery.
At The Christie, one of Europe's largest comprehensive cancer centres, Mr. Aziz specialises in coloproctology, advanced laparoscopic techniques, colorectal cancer (primary, advanced, and recurrent disease), rectal cancer, anal cancer, retroperitoneal sarcomas, and cytoreductive surgery and heated intra-peritoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for peritoneal tumours and colorectal metastases. He is a JAG accredited endoscopist and endoscopy lead for the trust.