Consultant Profile

Mr Ahmed Al-Bahrani

Mr Ahmed Al-Bahrani MD FRCS Glasg FRCS (Gen.Surg)
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital, Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Gastro-intestinal
    • General surgery
      • Gastrointestinal surgery
      • Hernia repair surgery
      • Laparoscopic surgery
      • Minimal access surgery
      • Pancreatic and biliary surgery
    Special clinical interests:

    Benign and malignant upper GI surgery, Biliary surgery and Hernia surgery. Both open and keyhole (laparoscopic) surgery

    Research interests:

    Oesophago-Gatsric cancer, Abdominal compartment syndrome

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Upper GI & Laparoscopic Surgeon, Watford General Hospital, Watford
    Consultant Upper GI Surgeon, Lister Hospital, Stevenage
    Consultant Upper GI Surgeon, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Northwood

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

    The Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Glasgow
    The association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
    The University of Manchester Alumni Association

    Contact Details 
    Private secretary:
    Marguerite Watkins
    Private secretary telephone number:
    01582 765015
    Private secretary email address:
    Alternate Wednesday evenings and Thursday mornings
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    After completing the basic surgical training in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Mr Al-Bahrani was involved in a two year research project at University of Manchester and was awarded MD degree from same University. His higher surgical training was at Eastern Deanery where he worked at West Herts Hospitals, Luton & Dunstable hospital, Ipswich hospital and his final year was in the OG cancer centre at Addenbrooke’s hospital in Cambridge.

    After Mr Al-Bahrani obtained the CCT, he worked as senior post-CCT registrar in OG cancer centre at Broomfield hospital. He has trained comprehensively in both benign and malignant upper GI surgery (both open and laparoscopic), HPB surgery, hernia surgery (open/laparoscopic).

    Since January 2011, he was appointed as consultant upper GI (OG cancer resection) surgeon at both West Herts and East & North Herts Hospital (permanent post) within the Mount Vernon Cancer Network. In addition, he also performs open and laparoscopic surgery for benign upper GI conditions (anti-reflux, achalasia, hiatus hernia and paraoesophageal hernia), biliary surgery, hernia surgery and other gastrointestinal surgery.

    Mr Al-Bahrani has a lead role in the newly introduced enhanced recovery programme for upper GI cases at Watford General Hospital, which will speed up the patient journey and ensure safe uneventful recovery following major resection surgery.

    Personal profile:

    Mr Al-Bahrani is a family man who lives with his wife (a local GP) and his two daughters.
    In his spare time  he enjoys DIY, tennis, travelling and organising social events and re-union parties.

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    Mr Ahmed Al-Bahrani

    Mr Ahmed Al-Bahrani Gastroenterology, Gastro-intestinal & General surgery Consultant, Harpenden, Herts, private hospital specialist.

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