Director of Manchester General Surgery

Mr 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

Mr Aali Sheen qualified in medicine from the University of Dundee in 1993. Mr 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). Mr 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.
Mr Sheen's main clinical interests are diseases of the Liver, Pancreas, Gallbladder and Bile duct. Mr 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.

Mr Sheen was appointed a Consultant General Surgeon in December 2005 at Manchester Royal Infirmary and has to date, undertaken 500 laparoscopic cholecystectomy procedures for gallstones and in approximately of 150 major cancer procedures involving the Liver and Pancreas in his first almost five years as a Consultant Surgeon.

Mr Sheen will provide a fast track, seamless service for all patients who are referred suffering from ailments within his field including All types of Herniae, Gallstones, Weight loss, Jaundice, Pancreatitis, suspected cancer of the Liver and Pancreas and Abdominal symptoms/ pain.

Clinical positions

Clinical Director for General Surgery at Manchester Royal Infirmary
Clinical Lead for Emergency Surgical Trauma Unit at Manchester Royal Infirmary
Clinical Lead for Audit, Hospital at Night and Emergency Surgery at Manchester Royal Infirmary

Non clinical appointments

Honorary Lecturer University of Manchester
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
Chair of NW Manchester 'Nowgen' Trainees meeting

Mr Sheen is a Member/ Fellow of the following institutions:

Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS)

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI)

Association of Surgeons of Uppergastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (AUGIS)

International HepatobiliaryPancreatic Association (IHPBA)

Mr Sheen is a Board member of the British Hernia Society (BHS)

Mr 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

Other useful links:

Association of Coloproctology Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI)

Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ALSGBI)

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