Consultant Profile

Professor Aali Sheen

Professor Aali Sheen MD, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Gen Surg)
Practicing at:
Spire Manchester Hospital
  • Gastroenterology
    • Liver disease
    • Pancreatology
  • General surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Liver disease
    • Pancreatic and biliary surgery
    • Pancreatology
Special clinical interests:
  • Hernia surgery open and laproscopic
  • Diseases of gallbladder, liver and pancreas
Research interests:

Hernia surgery using tissue glue and non penetrating mesh fixation techniques

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Surgeon CMFT (MRI) & Hon Professor of Surgery, MMU

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

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons
Royal College of Surgeons of England
International Hepatopancreatobiliary Association
Council member of British Hernia Society
Visiting Professor, Westlake, California

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0161 232 2261
Private secretary telephone number:
0161 495 6149
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Professor Aali Sheen was appointed Consultant Surgeon at Manchester Royal Infirmary in 2005 as a General Surgeon with a specialist interest in Hepatopancreatobiliary (HPB) and Gastrointestinal Surgery. In his time as a Consultant he has taken an interest and developed a reputation in hernia surgery, for which he has a seat on the council of the British Hernia Society and on a subcommittee for the European Hernia Society. Professor Sheen is well published in the field of hernia and hepatobiliary surgery and has been granted a Hon/Vis personal chair in surgery by Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).

Professor Sheen has an international profile and is well known for his work on ‘Sports Hernias’ and consequently attracts elite athletes from around the world. He published the first consensus statement of the sports groin, which he re-defined as ‘inguinal disruption’. In March 2011 he was awarded a 'Visiting Professorship' in the United States for his hernia expertise.

Professor Sheen has a reputation for undertaking difficult and challenging cases as well as being a renowned laparoscopic surgeon in his field.

Personal profile:

Professor Sheen was born and educated in London and went to medical school in Scotland. His main social interests include skiing as well as physical fitness. 

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Professor Aali Sheen

Professor Aali Sheen Gastroenterology & General surgery Consultant, Manchester, private hospital specialist.

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