Consultant Profile

Mr Zak Rahman

Mr Zak Rahman MBChB, MD, FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Gastrointestinal cancer
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • General surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Minimal access surgery
    • Obesity
    • Pancreatic and biliary surgery
  • Weight loss surgery (Obesity)
    Special clinical interests:

    Gastric Banding, Gastric Bypass, Reflux Disease, Pancreatic Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Achalasia, Gallstones, Key-hole surgery, Surgery for Diabetes 

    Research interests:

    Genetics of Pancreatitis, Pancreatic Cancer, Gastroparesis, Metabolic and Obesity Surgery.

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant HPB, Upper GI & Bariatric Surgeon
    Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer (UCL)
    Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust
    North London Obesity Surgery Service, The Whittington Hospital, London

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
    Association of Upper GI Surgeons
    Pancreatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland (PSGBI)
    International Hepato-Pancreatic-Biliary Association (IHPBA)
    British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society
    Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    020 8901 5555 / 07868708695
    Private secretary email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mr Rahman completed Specialist Higher Surgical Training in major oncological centres in Yorkshire, principally as a Clinical Lecturer in the Professorial Unit at the Leeds General Infirmary and St. James's University Hospitals. He was awarded the coveted Lord Smith medal by the Pancreatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland in 2004 for his research into pancreatic disease.

    As a mark of his contribution to surgical research, he became a Hunterian Professor of Surgery for the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2007. During his time at Leeds he was a faculty member of the Leeds Institute of Minimal Access Surgery, and achieved specialist status in major cancer surgery for the liver, pancreas, oesophagus and stomach. He was trained as an advanced specialist practitioner of laparoscopic surgery for obesity & metabolic surgery, hernias, and many other conditions. 
    He had the privelage of undertaking fellowships in renowned centres of exellence in Hong Kong (Minimal Access Surgery) & Germany (Pancreatic & Biliary Surgery).

    He was appointed to a substantive Consultant post as a Pancreaticobiliary, Obesity & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon at the prestigious Royal Free Hospital in London in 2008. He also works as part of the North London Obesity Surgery Service, based at the Whittington Hospital - one of 2 UK centres that are recognised as European Centres of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery.

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    Mr Zak Rahman

    Mr Zak Rahman  Gastroenterology, General surgery & Weight loss surgery (Obesity) Consultant, Bushey, Watford, private hospital specialist.

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