I was appointed as Consultant Coloproctologist to Good Hope Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Birmingham University in 1998.
I trained at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge University and the Royal London Hospital. Prior, to my Consultant appointment, I was Lecturer in Surgery at Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham.
In 1998, the Royal College of Surgeons of England appointed me Hunterian Professor, for my research into colonic flora and inflammatory bowel disease.
In 2000, I passed the European sub-specialty exam in coloproctology (EBSQ).
Membership of professional bodies:
Association of Coloproctologists of Great Britain & Ireland
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Association of Surgeons
General Medical Council No 3260214
Medical Protection Society
British Medical Association
I am married with three children and live in Sutton Coldfield.
Outside medicine, my interests include music especially choral and opera, reading biographies and wine. I enjoy running and have completed the Sutton Fun Run for the past 10 years. I am a Christian, enjoying the fellowship of Lichfield Cathedral and Aldridge Parish Church.