Consultant Profile

Mr Shafi Ahmed

Practicing at:
Spire Roding Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Colorectal surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
Special clinical interests:
Colorectal cancer
Haemorrhoid removal, including the THD procedure
Inflammatory bowel disease
Diverticular disease
Research interests:
Surgical education, genetics of colorectal cancer
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant General, Laparoscopic and Colorectal Surgeon, Barts and The London NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer, Barts and the London Medical School, Queen Mary University of London
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons
Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland)
Association of Coloproctology
Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons
British Medical Association
Royal College of Surgeons (England)
Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
General Medical Council
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
020 8709 7878
Private secretary:
Amanda  Jolly
Private secretary telephone number:
0203 327 6350
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Mr Ahmed is available for consultations at Spire Roding Hospital on Mon afternoon/evenings
Background Information 
Professional profile:
Mr Shafi Ahmed qualified from Kings College Hospital Medical School in 1993 and trained in London. He undertook a period of research at the Royal London Hospital investigating the genetics of colorectal cancer and was appointed as a Consultant Surgeon at Barts and the London NHS Trust in 2007.

Mr Ahmed works in the Centre for Academic Surgery and is developing laparoscopic colorectal surgery within the trust and is also leading the enhanced recovery pathway for patients undergoing major surgery. In addition, Mr Ahmed is an Honorary Senior Lecturer and the surgical lead for development and delivery of the undergraduate surgical curriculum at Barts and the London Medical School. He is also an Educational Supervisor at the Royal College of Surgeons and is actively involved in appointing, educating and training future surgeons.
Personal profile:
Mr Shafi Ahmed is married with two children who lives locally to Spire Roding Hospital. He is an alumni of Chadwell Heath High School and Redbridge Technical College. He is a keen sportsman and plays regular football and cricket and is life-long supporter and season ticket holder of West Ham United.
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Mr Shafi Ahmed

Mr Shafi Ahmed, bowel cancer, colorectal cancer, Spire Roding Hospital, Essex, East London, haemorrhoids, inflammatory bowel disease, IBS, IBD, diverticular disease, private hospital.

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