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Professor Aali Sheen

Consultant Surgeon
MD, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Gen Surg)

Practising at

Spire Manchester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Aali Sheen at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Bile duct stones
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Hernia surgery: umbilical hernia, inguinal hernia, abdominal wall reconstruction with hernia
  • Liver cancer
  • Pancreas cancer
  • Pancreatitis

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Professional profile

I 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 my time as a Consultant I have taken an interest and developed a reputation in hernia surgery, for which I have a seat on the council of the British Hernia Society and on a subcommittee for the European Hernia Society. I am well published in the field of hernia and hepatobiliary surgery and have been granted a Hon/Vis personal chair in surgery by Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).

I have an international profile and am well known for my work on ‘Sports Hernias’ and consequently attract elite athletes from around the world. I published the first consensus statement of the sports groin, which I re-defined as ‘inguinal disruption’. In March 2011 I was awarded a 'Visiting Professorship' in the United States for my hernia expertise.

I have a reputation for undertaking difficult and challenging cases as well as being a renowned laparoscopic surgeon in my field.

I undertake hernia surgery for over 30 professional clubs in the UK including football and rugby clubs. I am also part of the Spire Manchester Hospital Hip & Groin Clinic - http://www.hipgroinclinic.com/.


Clinical Interests

General surgery
Endoscopy
Gastrointestinal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Liver disease
Pancreatology
Pancreatic and biliary surgery


Private contact details

Website http://www.manchestergeneralsurgery.com
Private secretary April Craggs
Private secretary telephone 0161 495 6149
Private secretary fax 0161 495 6145
Private secretary email manchestergeneralsurgerypa@gmail.com

Journals

Contemporary management of perihilar cholangiocarcinoma in a nontransplant hepatopancreatobiliary center.
September 2013
'Treatment of the sportsman's groin': British Hernia Society's 2014 position statement based on the Manchester Consensus Conference.
July 2014
Mesh fixation at laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: a meta-analysis comparing tissue glue and tack fixation.
October 2014
Contemporary management of 'Inguinal disruption' in the sportsman's groin.
November 2014
Systematic review: laparoscopic treatment of long-standing groin pain in athletes.
June 2015
The next step towards rational treatment for 'The sportsman's groin'.
June 2015

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB ChB / Dundee, Scotland / 1993
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery


Professional memberships

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland - Associate Director of Informatics
Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons
British Hernia Society - Board member
European Hernia Society - Subcommittee member
American Hernia Society


Professional leadership

Associate Clinical Head of Division of Surgery, Central Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Surgeon, Manchester Royal Infirmary, CMFT

Hon Professor of Surgery, Manchester Metropolitan University

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Personal Profile

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

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