Mr Amir Bhatti qualified in medicine in 1989 and trained mainly in Birmingham and Cambridge.
He completed his training in breast, oncoplasty, endocrine and general surgery and took up the post of Consultant Surgeon in the University Hospital of North Durham in 2005. In this post he dealt with all aspects of general surgery, laparoscopic surgery, upper and lower G I, endoscopic surgery, as well as breast and endocrine surgery.
Mr Bhatti has also been trained in oncoplastic surgery dealing with breast reconstruction and cosmesis.
Mr Bhatti has started parathyroid surgery in the University Hospital of North Durham as it was not previously available within this region. He specialises in focused, minimally invasive parathyroid surgery on a day-case or overnight stay basis. He also specialises in laparoscopic hernia repair.