He did his basic surgical training in West Yorkshire and East Midlands.He got his FRCSEd. in 1993. He became a Research Fellow at the North Western Injury Research Centre, University of Manchester 1993 -1995. His research into “gut permeability after limb ischaemia-reperfusion injury” led to the award of Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree.
His higher surgical training was in hospitals in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and surrounding cities between 1995 and 2001. He was first appointed a consultant at the City Hospitals Sunderland in 2001. He moved to Birmingham when he was appointed a consultant at the University Hospital, Birmingham in 2004. He specialises in bowel cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and benign colorectal disease. He also undertakes common general surgical procedures.
He is a specialist laparoscopic surgeon in both colorectal and general surgery. He is a skilled and experienced colonoscopist. He introduced percutaneous endoscopic sigmoidopexy for sigmoid volvulus and chronic pseudoobstruction to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
He is course director for the annual national Midlands Ano-Rectal UltraSonography (MARUS) Course since its inception in 2004.
The Convenor for the Core Surgical Sciences course for the intercollegiate MRCS in Birmingham.
He is faculty member on the annual Intermediate Laparoscopy Course at UHB.
Member of the board of reviewers for the Journal of Surgical Case Reports (JSCR)
He is member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI) and the European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons (EAES).
Dr Jason Goh, MBBS, MD, FRCP Consultant Gastroenterologist
Dr Jason Goh graduated with honours at trinity College Dublin in 1992. He received specialist training in Gastroenterology, Hepatalogy, endoscopy and general medicine in Dublin and Cambridge. His research in intestinal inflammation culminated in an M.D thesis in 2001.
He served as lecturer in Clinical medicine and Gastroenterology before being appointed consultant gastroenterologist at university Hospital Birmingham in 2002.
He is a nationally accreditated screening colonoscopist. His interests include functional bowel problems (including dyspepsia and constipation), inflammatory bowel disease, endoscopy, bowel cancer screening, colonoscopy and polypectomy, and general GI and medical conditions.
Dr Rahul Hejmadi graduated from Karnataka University in India in 1996. He then underwent postgraduate training in Pathology from the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, India. He completed his MD in pathology from Mumbai University, India in 1999.
He underwent and completed specialist training in Histopathology in the West Midlands. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists and a Fellow of the European Board of Pathology. His special interests include Colorectal and Upper Gastrointestinal Pathology, Dermatopathology and Cytology.
In 2006, he was appointed as a Consultant in Histopathology at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham and as an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham. He is also a member of the Pan Birmingham Cancer Network, Cellular Pathology Group. He has published widely in various peer reviewed clinical and pathology journals.
As part of the national cancer program, all patients with bowel cancer need to be discussed in a multidisciplinary team (MDT) meeting. As such, since all the specialist in the Gut Clinic, Birmingham have substantive NHS consultants post at the University Hospital Birmingham (UHB), all patients with cancers seen in the private setting are discussed at the UHB MDT meeting. This allows for a larger group of specialists to deal with each case.
Oncologists within this larger group are used and this could be in the private setting or within the NHS depending on patients’ choice.