I am a consultant colorectal surgeon at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.
I studied medicine at Aberdeen University and trained in the North East surgical rotation.
I completed my PhD on ‘Obesity, weight loss surgery and biomarkers of colorectal cancer risk’ at Newcastle University under the supervision of Professor John Mathers.
I am an Associate Researcher at Newcastle University.
I am local Lead for Clinical Audit and Research.
I am actively involved in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. I have completed a post-graduate certificate of clinical education at Newcastle University.