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Qualifications: MB ChB, FRCPath, FRCS, FRCP, (1971)

GMC Number: 2628473

Clinical Areas of Interest: Service provision and quality of care

Regional Chapter: North Western


Titles  P/T Consultant Histopathologist UHSM 2012 to 2015  Formerly Consultant Histopathologist and Head of Department, Trafford General Hospital 2001-2012.  Formerly (1984-1999) Head of Department University Hospital of South Manchester.  Distinguished Professor of Liver and Gastrointestinal Pathology, University of Aleppo, Syria.  Visiting Professor of Health Sciences, John Moore’s University, Liverpool, UK.  Honorary Professor of Surgical Pathology, Salford University, Manchester, UK. Honorary professor University of Belgrade  Previously Director of Research & Development, Trafford General Hospital.  Honorary Member of The Italian Society of Coloproctology.  Honorary Member of The Yugoslavian Society of Coloproctology.  Honorary Member of The Egyptian Society of Coloproctology.  Honorary Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectum Surgeons 2012  President Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland 09-10  Honorary FRCS (London) – January 2009  Honorary FRCP(Glasgow)- Nov 09 Honorary ASCRS(USA) 2013 Career  Trained in the Universities of Baghdad, Cardiff and Manchester.  Lecturer in the University of Manchester for 2 years.  Consultant Histopathologist for since 1980 . Experience Wide experience in general histopathology and in particular liver and gastrointestinal tract. Qualifications M.B.,Ch.B. Baghdad, Iraq 1971 D.Path Baghdad ,Iraq 1974 MRCPath UK 1979 FRCPath UK 1991 FRCS (Eng) UK 2009 FRCP(Glasgow) UK 2009 Some of the Important Offices Held A. Past  President ACGBI. The first non-surgeon to lead the Association  Vice President and twice council member of the Section of Coloproctology, Royal Society of Medicine.  Secretary General of the European Council of Coloproctology  UK representative to the European Council of Coloproctology  Founder member of the European Association of Coloproctology (EACP)  Member of the Research Committees of the EACP and ESCP.  Member of the Editorial Board of the Int J of Colorectal Disease. B. Current  Co-Editor of the Journal Colorectal Disease.  Member of the Editorial Board, Techniques in Coloproctology.  Member of the Editorial Board, The Open Colorectal Cancer Journal  President of the ACPGBI 2009-2010 Publications 3 books and 1 supplement. 129 original papers , 20 chapters and 25 editorials published in international journals. Lectures Has been invited to lecture in well over 200 national and international meetings