Director of Manchester General Surgery
Professor Aali J Sheen
Consultant General and HepatoPancreato-Biliary/ Laparoscopic Surgeon
MD, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Gen)
'Visiting Professor' - Westlake California
Main specialist interests -
General Surgery, Hernia, Liver, Gallbladder & Pancreas
Professor Aali Sheen qualified in medicine from the University of Dundee in 1993. Professor Sheen became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1998 (FRCS), obtaining a Doctorate in 2003 from the University of Manchester (M.D.) followed by his final specialist fellowship from the Intercollegiate board in General Surgery in 2005 (FRCS Gen Surg). Professor Sheen undertook training in General Surgery in London, Oxford and Manchester following which he undertook specialised HepatoPancreato-Biliary (Liver, Pancreas and Gallbladder) training in both Manchester and Leeds.
Professor Sheen's main clinical interests are diseases of the Liver, Pancreas, Gallbladder and Bile duct as well as Hernia surgery. Professor Sheen has expertise in advanced laparoscopic 'keyhole' surgery and mainly undertakes procedures for the treatment of gallstones and cancers of both the Liver and Pancreas, inguinal hernias & the sportsman?s groin (inguinal disruption).
Professor Sheen was appointed a Consultant General Surgeon in December 2005 at Manchester Royal Infirmary and has to date, undertaken over 1000 laparoscopic cholecystectomy procedures for gallstones and in approximately of 600 major cancer procedures involving the Liver and Pancreas in his 11 years as a Consultant Surgeon. He has also undertaken over 600 inguinal hernia repairs as well as over 100 complex incisional hernias, 60-80% of which he undertakes laparoscopically.
Professor Sheen will provide a fast track, seamless service for all patients who are referred suffering from ailments within his field including All types of Hernia, Gallstones, Weight loss, Jaundice, Pancreatitis, suspected cancer of the Liver and Pancreas and Abdominal symptoms/ pain.
Clinical Director for General Surgery at Manchester Royal Infirmary - 2009 to 2011
Associate Clinical Head of Division for Surgery at Manchester Royal Infirmary
Clinical Lead for Audit for Division of Surgery at Manchester Royal Infirmary
Non clinical appointments
Honorary Professor Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU)
Member of the Court of Examiners at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Faculty member of ASIT Manchester MRCS & Les Arcs FRCS III Courses
Board British Hernia Society, Subcommittee of European Hernia Society
Professor Sheen is a Member/ Fellow of the following institutions:
Professor Sheen is a Board member of the British Hernia Society (BHS)
Professor Sheen is also a co-director of the following organisations:
Manchester Hernia Clinic
Surgical Care Specialists
Alexandra Hospital Liver & HPB Unit
2001 North of England Gastroenterological society award
2002 Ethicon Hernia Essay prize
2002 Chicago Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Durand Smith MD Award
2011 'Visiting Professor' Westlake, California
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