Arin Saha (@ArinSaha6) is a consultant upper GI, bariatric and general surgeon at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. He was appointed in January 2015 and has helped to develop the Surgical Ambulatory Emergency Care Unit and has been part of an award-winning surgical team which has worked to design novel job plans for surgeons and trainees. He was appointed to the role of National Clinical Lead for the Surgical Ambulatory Emergency Care Network 2018 and now chairs the Surgical Same Day Emergency Care group within NHS Improvements. In recent months, he has also been involved in the Think 111 Working Group and is developing surgical pathways to promote efficient and rapid transfer of patients into appropriate surgical SDEC units.
Aside from his clinical focus on emergency general and elective bariatric and Upper GI surgery he is determined to ensure that the health and well-being of all members of the surgical team is maintained whilst delivering a sustainable and high quality surgical service as well as promoting equality and equity within surgery through his role as the Royal College of Surgeons Regional Director for Yorkshire and the Humber.