Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Birmingham)

HPB Fellowship

 

Fellowship location

 


Fellowship Centre
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

Fellowship Country
England

Centre Town/City
Birmingham

 

Fellowship faculty

 


Fellowship Director
Mr. Ravi Marudanayagam

Contact Number
01213714662

Faculty Email
ravi.marudanayagam@uhb.nhs.uk

 

Fellowship details

 


Speciality focus
HPB surgery, multi-organ retrieval and liver transplantation

Duration
1-2 years

Salary
Yes

On-call
Yes

Next available
Usually October each year. Advertised via NHS jobs website

 

Fellowship history

 


Programme began
2015

Previous fellows
10

Current fellows
5

Operative experience

 

Fellowship contents

 


Oesophageal resection
No

Gastric resection
No

Liver resection
Yes – the unit performs 280 procedures per year

Liver transplant
Yes – the unit performs 250 procedures per year

Pancreas resection
Yes – the unit performs 140 procedures per year

Bariatric surgery
No

Research opportunities
Yes (clinical and basic science)

 

Additional information

 

The job involves leading the multi-organ retrieval team, operating on HPB cases, covering out of hours liver transplantation, attending HPB MDTs, benign and cancer outpatient clinics, transplant assessment clinics, transplant listing meetings and supervising the audit/ research group meetings. It is an extremely busy unit performing advanced HPB surgeries including resections for hilar cholangiocarcinoma, ALPPS procedure, ex-situ liver resections, pancreatic resections with concurrent vein resections and advanced laparoscopic HPB surgeries. The transplant programme gives a wide exposure to transplantations from DCD and DBD donors, living related donors, auxiliary transplants and transplantation following machine perfusion.