Royal Derby Hospital

Benign HPB Fellowship



Fellowship location

Fellowship Centre Royal Derby Hospital
Fellowship Country England
Centre Town/City Derby, East-Midlands


Fellowship faculty

Fellowship Director Mr Altaf Awan / Mr Imran Bhatti
Contact Number 01332 785554
Faculty Email altaf.awan2@nhs.net / Imran.bhatti1@nhs.net


Fellowship details

Speciality focus Benign HPB
Duration 1 year
Salary £31 217–£49 086 pa plus on call banding supplement
On-call Yes – 1:16
Next available January 2020


Fellowship history

Programme began 2019
Previous fellows 0
Current fellows 1
Operative experience Post CCT


Fellowship contents

Oesophageal resection No
Gastric resection No
Liver resection No
Liver transplant No
Pancreas resection No
Bariatric surgery No
Research opportunities Yes (clinical)


Additional information

The unit offers a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic benign HPB surgery. This includes:

  • Laparoscopic CBD exploration (60 per year)
  • Laparoscopic pancreatic necrosectomy and pancreatic drainage procedure (25 per year)
  • Laparoscopic benign biliary (lap hep jej/ lap choledochoduodenostomy) (5 per year)
  • Laparoscopic hernia surgery
  • Laparoscopic fundoplication (15 per year)
  • ERCP – Mr I.Bhatti is a JAG accredited trainer for ERCP (400 procedures performed per year)
  • Robotic Surgery is being introduced for laparoscopic benign HPB surgery