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Richard Skipworth

Contact Me:

  • Ms Debi Hutchison (NHS)

Areas of expertise and special interest:

  • Auditing
  • Benign
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Gall Bladder Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Oesophageal Surgery
  • Reflux Surgery
  • Researcher
  • Stomach

AUGIS Membership Category: Consultant Surgeon, Full member

Qualifications: BSc (Hons), FRCS(Gen Surg.), MBChB, MD, MFSTEd

GMC Number: 4699004

Region: Scotland

Other Roles:

Instructor on Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and other surgical courses
E-tutor for the online Edinburgh Surgical Sciences Qualification (ESSQ) and Masters in Surgery (ChM)
Member of ESPEN (European Society of Clinical Nutrition & Metabolism) Faculty
Reviewer for a number of medical and scientific journals

Other AUGIS members I work with:

Graeme Couper, Peter Lamb

My Research:

I hold the post of NHS Research Scotland Clinician and I retain an active research interest in the fields of cancer cachexia (the syndrome of muscle wasting experienced by patients with cancer), involving collaboration with pharmaceutical companies, and oesophagogastric malignancy, involving multicentre collaborations.

My Hobbies:

I enjoy rugby (now more watching than playing!), football, skiing and travelling.

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