Mr Amjid Riaz
AUGIS Regional Representative:
I graduated from St Mary’s Hospital Imperial College School of Science, Medicine and Technology with a Bachelors Honours (BSc (Hons) in Chemical Pathology and MBBS in 1994.
I trained on the North Thames training region of London and in my final year worked at St Thomas’s Hospital with a further year out of programme fellowship at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Australia.
Post-graduate and Research
After completing my Basic surgical training on the Hammersmith Hospital “SHO rotation” and my FRCS (England & Ireland) examinations in December 1998 and February 2000. Subsequently, I was awarded the European Surgical research Fellowship from The Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2001 and embarked on two years of research at Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden. My research was on Leukocyte endothelial interactions associated with colonic I/R and I was awarded a PhD in Dec 2002.
My work was further awarded a Hunterian Lecture by the The Royal College of Surgeons of England presented at the Association of Surgeons meeting in Glasgow in July 2007.
Consultant Upper GI, Laparoscopic and General Surgeon at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust which has also been the Regional Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire regional Upper GI (Oesophagogastric) Cancer Unit since 2008. My interests include oncological OG surgery as well as Laparoscopic and benign Upper GI procedures
Regional Representative, North Thames
Interests outside of medicine
I am an avid cricketer and enjoy cycling.