Mr Ali A Warsi

Consultant General Surgeon

MBBS, M.Phil, FRCS (Edin), FRCS (UGI & General)

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I am an experienced laparoscopic UGI and General Surgeon. I have had high quality training in advanced laparoscopic GI and general surgery. I have had the privilege to have had exclusive training in laparoscopic bariatric surgery in at least three Centres of Excellence. I have completed the National Bariatric Fellowship and International Bariatric Fellowship in bariatric surgery.I specialise in laparoscopic anti reflux surgery and hiatus hernia repair. I carry out laparoscopic cholecystectomy with or without cholangiogram, laparoscopic bile duct exploration, laparoscopic splenectomies and laparoscopic repair of all types of hernia. I also perform diagnostic and therapeutic UGI endoscopies.I have over 23 years NHS experience and nearly 20 years in general surgery. I have performed over 1,000 laparoscopic cholecystectomies and over 1,000 hernia repairs. I have performed many hiatal hernia and anti-reflux surgeries, the majority of which were bypasses. I have also assisted in many primary and revision bariatric surgeries.I hold the position of Trust Specialty Training Lead for surgery (TSTL) and in this role I am in charge of all aspects of surgical training; general surgery, orthopaedics, ENT, urology etc. I am also a member of the JLNC for my hospital.I am on the national selection panel for the CT and ST (surgical trainees) in General Surgery. I regularly sit on the ARCP/RITA panel for assessment of CT and ST in the North West Deanery. I have over a dozen publications of manuscripts and abstracts in peer review journals.I have worked for the GMC in designing modules and OSCEs for assessment of doctors at various grades, who have failed the appraisal and revalidation. I have excellent outcomes for laparoscopic surgeries eg laparoscopic cholecystectomy, hernia, anti-reflux surgery. I am a faculty member and teach on the laparoscopic surgical skills course at the RCS, England.

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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ali A Warsi at Spire include:

General surgery

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Clinical interests

Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Minimal access surgery
Obesity surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
Weight loss surgery

Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS, M.Phil, FRCS (Edin), FRCS (UGI & General Surgery) / University of Pune, India / 1989
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MBBS degree is granted on the basis of exam and satisfactory internship training

Professional memberships

British Obesity and Metabolic Surgical Society

Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons

British Medical Association


General Medical Council

Professional leadership

College Tutor for Royal College of Surgeons England
Member of the Joint Local Negotiating Committee

Current NHS posts

Consultant General Surgeon, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Personal profile

I live in the beautiful Lakes and enjoy walking and hiking with the family. We enjoy good countryside fresh farm food with fantastic views. I love travelling and enjoy cuisine from various cultures. I play cricket if time allows and take regular exercise.

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