General Surgery Special
27th September 2021, 14:30 to 15:30 BST (19:00 - 20:00 IST)
The first talk in this webinar will cover colon capsule endoscopy. Professor Angus Watson, RCSEd Council Member and leading expert in the use of this innovative technology, will share his experience of how it has helped patients in the north of Scotland. Following this will be an engaging talk on the management of biliary problems following major HPB surgery, delivered by RCSED Vice-President, Professor Rowan Parks. Attend, enjoy the talks and get your chance to quiz our expert speakers.
- Learn from the experts in general surgery in colon capsule endoscopy and HPB surgery.
By the end of this webinar, the participant should:
- Be aware of the benefits and techniques associated with colon capsule endoscopy.
- Be able to describe techniques to manage biliary problems following major HPB surgery.
Professor Angus Watson
Professor Angus Watson is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness and Caithness General Hospital, Wick. He has been Director of Research, Development and Innovation in NHS Highland since 2010 and holds honorary chairs at the Universities of Aberdeen, Stirling and the Highlands and Islands. He is a national Clinical Advisor for Health and Social Care Innovation. He has over 170 peer reviewed publications and a grant income of over £8.7 million.
Professor Rowan Parks
Professor Rowan Parks is a Consultant HPB Surgeon and Professor of Surgical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh. Serving on the Council since 2009, he has been on numerous College committees and short life working groups. He organised the RCSEd Triennial Meeting in 2018, the annual President's Meetings held from 2013-2015, and the Lister Centenary Meeting in 2012. He has a significant interest in medical education and training and is currently Deputy Medical Director of NHS Education for Scotland (NES). Professor Parks is immediate past-President of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI) and the Great Britain and Ireland Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (GBIHPBA).
Dr Sunil Kumar (Moderator)
Dr Sunil Kumar is a Senior Consultant and former HOD Surgery in Tata Main Hospital, Jamshedpur, India, and an FRCS/MRCS examiner for the College. In 2015, he was awarded the Excellence in Medical Education prize from India’s National Board of Examinations.
Professor Chintamani (Moderator)
Professor Chintamani is Consultant and Head of Department of Surgery at VMMC Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi. He is Governor and President of the American College of Surgeons India Chapter and a Member of the Master Surgical Educators group at the American College of Surgeons. He is an Examiner for MS, MRCS, DNB & Mch (Breast, Endocrine & Surgical Oncology) at AIIMS & other Universities. He is an RCSEd International Surgical Adviser for India (New Delhi).
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