Consultant Profile

Mr Ajai Samad

Mr Ajai Samad MBBS, MRCS, FRCS (General Surgery)
Practicing at:
Spire Liverpool Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
Special clinical interests:

Colorectal and General Surgery
Management of Colorectal Cancer and Inflamatory Bowel Disease

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon
St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust

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

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0151 522 1826/1827
Personal email address:
Fridays 5 - 8pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Samad graduated in 1996 from Trivandrum Medical College in India. He completed his basic surgical training in South Wales and research fellowship in Birmingham. Following this he joined the higher Higher Surgical Training Programme in Liverpool with a special interest in Colorectal Surgery.


After completing his specialist training Mr Samad spent 18 months as a Laparoscopic (key hole) Fellow in Perth, Western Australia. He returned to the UK in 2010 and was appointed as a Consultant Colorectal and Laporoscopic Surgeon in St Helens & Knowsley NHS Trust.


Since his appointment Mr Samad has established the service of keyhole surgery for both benign and malignant disease of the small bowel, colon and rectum. He performs more than fifty laparoscopic colorectal operations and over 130 laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a year, (removal of the gallbladder). Mr Samad also performs the Trans-Anal Endoscopic Operation (TEO) which is a keyhole operation to remove small benign tumour or polyps from the back passage. He also offers Trans-Anal Haemorrhiodal De-arterialisation (THD) otherwise known as the ‘painless piles operation’.


In a short period of time Mr Samad has taken up the role of Lead Clinician for colorectal Cancer Services in NHS trust. He is actively involved in teaching and is a faculty member for the surgical courses conducted in Royal Liverpool University hospital

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