Mr. Sherif Awad PhD, FRCS
Consultant Upper GI, Bariatric & Laparoscopic Surgeon
Clinical Lead of East-Midlands Bariatric & Metabolic Institute (EMBMI)
Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Honorary Clinical Associate Professor
University of Nottingham
Sherif Awad BSc (Med Sci), MB ChB (Hons), MRCS, PhD, FRCS
Dec 2013 CCT (General Surgery) GMC/Royal College of Surgeons of England Feb 2012 FRCS (Gen Surg) Intercollegiate Surgical Board Dec 2010 PhD University of Nottingham Jul 2004 MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England Jul 2001 MBChB (Hons) University of Manchester (Clinical) Jul 1998 BSc (Med Sci) University of St.Andrews (Pre-clinical) Jul 1995 Scottish Highers Chemistry (A), Physics (A), Maths (A), Biology (A), English (A)
PRIZES, AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS
Winner - Part of research team awarded the University of Nottingham 2014 Knowledge Exchange & Innovation Societal Impact Award: Improving patient outcomes by optimising perioperative fluid therapy SPECIALIST REGISTRAR International Prizes
Winner 2012 President’s Best Poster Prize, Society of Academic & Research Surgery (SARS)
Winner 2011/12 Research Fellowship, European Society of Clinical Nutrition & Metabolism (ESPEN)
Winner 2010 Moynihan Medal, Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ASGBI)
Winner 2009 Young Investigator Travel Fellowship, ESPEN National Prizes
Winner 2010 Stryker Educational Bursary, ASGBI
Winner 2009 Rosetrees’ Trust Research Prize, Royal College of Surgeons of England
Winner 2008 Research Fellowship, Royal College of Surgeons of England Regional Prizes
Winner 2011 Best Research Paper, Mid-Trent Regional Registrars’ Day
Winner 2010 Best Research Paper, Travelling Surgical Society of the UK Annual meeting
Winner 2009 Best Research Paper, East-Midlands Surgical Society Meeting
Winner 2009 Best Research Paper, Mid-Trent Regional Registrars’ Day
Winner 2008 JD Hardcastle Prize for Teaching, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Winner 2007 Best Research Paper, East-Midlands Surgical Society Meeting
Second place 2006 Best Research Paper, Mid-Trent Regional Registrars’ Day
Winner 2006 Best Research Paper, Mid-Trent Regional Registrars’ Day UNDERGRATUATE
University of Manchester: 11 Honours awards in undergraduate examinations (1998-2001), Distinction in medical finals MCQ (2001), Distinction in medical finals OSCE/OSLER (2001), overall MBChB Honours (2001)
University of St.Andrews: 1996 Class Medal in Human Anatomy, 1996 Class Medal in Medical Biochemistry, 1997 Class Medal in Human Anatomy, 10 Honours awards in undergraduate examinations (1995 – 1998)
Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons Membership no. 10211949 British Medical Association Membership no. 7753494 British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society/IFSO Membership no. 10219281 MDDUS Membership no. M193068 Royal College of Surgeons of England Membership no. 1007059
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Sherif Awad BSc (Med Sci), MB ChB (Hons), MRCS, PhD, FRCS APPOINTMENTS
CONSULTANT Clinical Lead East-Midlands Bariatric & Metabolic Institute (EMBMI) Sep 16–Present Upper GI & Bariatric Surgeon Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Apr 14-Present Hon. Clin. Assoc. Professor University of Nottingham Apr 14 –Present
SPECIALIST REGISTRAR Lecturer OG Surgery Nottingham City Hospital, N Welch / S Parsons Aug 13 – Mar 14 Lecturer OG/Bariatric Royal Derby Hospital, P Leeder / J Ahmed Apr 13 – Aug 13 Bariatric Fellowship Imperial Weight Centre, London, AR Ahmed Apr 12 – Mar 13 Lecturer OG/Bariatric Royal Derby Hospital, J Ahmed / P Leeder Aug 11 – Apr 12 Lecturer OG Surgery Nottingham City Hospital, S Parsons / J Catton Aug 10 – Aug 11 SpR Colorectal Surgery Lincoln County Hospital, N Khan / S Pillai Feb 10 – Aug 10 SpR HpB Surgery Queen’s Medical Centre, D Lobo / I Cameron Oct 09 – Feb 10 OOPER (PhD) University of Nottingham, Prof D Lobo Oct 07 – Oct 09 SpR HpB Surgery Queen’s Medical Centre, B Rowlands / D Lobo Apr 07 – Oct 07 SpR Vascular Surgery Queen’s Medical Centre, S MacSweeney Jan 07 – Apr 07 SpR Intensive Care Queen’s Medical Centre, B Riley / B Winter Oct 06 – Jan 07 SpR Breast Surgery Grantham & District Hospital, D Valerio Apr 06 – Oct 06 SpR Colorectal Surgery Grantham & District Hospital, D Mather Oct 05 – Apr 06
SENIOR HOUSE OFFICER Vascular Surgery Leicester Royal Infirmary, Profs R Naylor / R Sayers Feb 05 – Sep 05 Burns & Plastic Surgery Booth Hall Children’s Hospital, M Shah Aug 04 – Nov 04 Wythenshawe Hospital, S Wilson Nov 04 – Feb 05 Vascular Surgery Wythenshawe Hospital, A Nasim May 04 – Aug 04 Intensive Care Wythenshawe Hospital, P Nightingale Feb 04 – May 04 General Surgery Stepping Hill Hospital, M Saeed Aug 03 – Feb 04 Orthopaedics Surgery Wythenshawe Hospital, D Lang / M Holt Feb 03 – Aug 03 A&E Hope Hospital, P Driscoll Aug 02 – Feb 03
HOUSE OFFICER General Medicine Royal Bolton Hospital, A Bradley / K Jones Feb 02 – Aug 02 General Surgery Hope Hospital, G Carlson / I Anderson Nov 01 – Feb 02 Orthopaedic Surgery Hope Hospital, R Maxwell Aug 01 – Nov 01
CURRENT APPOINTMENT & EXPERIENCE
Since my appointment as Consultant Surgeon in Derby Teaching Hospitals I developed the Bariatric unit to form The East-Midlands Bariatric & Metabolic Institute (EMBMI) which is the Tertiary referral regional Centre for bariatric surgery in the East-Midlands. I led development of the EMBMI in house Tier 3 medical weight management pathway and helped establish physician support for two regional commercial Tier 3 providers, implemented the unit’s Enhanced Recovery After Bariatric Surgery Pathway (reduced length of stay by 18%), developed the unit’s website and information sheets, led the standardisation of the unit’s operative technique for bypass and sleeves, brought in custom operating theatre kits (reduced theatre consumable costs by £81 000/year), developed high-volume theatre lists leading to doubling the volume of theatre cases performed in hours in my theatre, worked with the hospital coding team to identify and improve accuracy of bariatric coding to improve reimbursement for bariatric procedures. I have been appointed Clinical Lead of EMBMI whose team includes seven Consultant Bariatric Surgeons, four Consultant Physicians, five Consultant Anaesthetists (with Bariatric Interest), five Dieticians and three Specialist Nurses. I developed an in house post-CCT Bariatric training fellowship which is now in its second year with my trainees successfully becoming independent operating and gaining Consultant Bariatric Surgeon appointments. I undertake the highest case volume of primary and complex revisional bariatric procedures (170/year). I teach on advanced laparoscopic skills postgraduate courses as well as being faculty at the BOMSS National Training Day. I engage with the Media and other specialties in and out with the hospital to promote the field of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery. I have successfully developed the unit into a recognised high volume Centre for bariatric surgery. I am also an Upper GI Cancer Surgeon and am a core member
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Sherif Awad BSc (Med Sci), MB ChB (Hons), MRCS, PhD, FRCS of the UGI MDT. I undertake a full complement of resectional procedures including laparoscopic assisted oesophagectomies and gastrectomies and have excellent outcomes to date. My Unit has achieved the best outcomes for resectional surgery in the East-Midlands region for the past three years. To date I have performed over 1900 laparoscopic procedures.
BARIATRIC & ADVANCED LAPAROSCOPIC FELLOWSHIP
Imperial Weight Centre, St.Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London I undertook a 12-month national Bariatric Fellowship (approved by Royal College of Surgeons of England) at Imperial Weight Centre. This high volume centre is an International Centre of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery that performed over 400 primary & revisional bariatric procedures annually. I participated in >300 bariatric procedures (NHS & Private setting) and was main operating surgeon in 130 cases. This fellowship gave me excellent training and experience into all aspects of elective and emergency, primary & revisional bariatric surgery.
2014 – Present: Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, University of Nottingham Co-supervised a PhD student (Nila Tewari) to completion of two NIHR-adopted research studies and PhD thesis. I am Co-PI for the multicenter national NIHR led By-Band Sleeve Study which commenced in Derby in Sep 2015.
2010 – 2014: Clinical Lecturer in Surgery & Co-Supervisor of a PhD Fellow Developed novel mechanistic and clinical studies (NIHR-adopted) investigating the effects of major surgery, muscle and adipose tissue function and body composition on development of inflammatory stress and insulin resistance. I was Co-Principal Investigator for these studies. Division of GI Surgery, Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre NIHR Biomedical Research Unit, Queen’s Medical Centre & University of Nottingham.
2007 – 2009: PhD into Metabolic & cellular effects of carbohydrate-based preconditioning drinks. Division of GI Surgery, Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre NIHR Biomedical Research Unit, Queen’s Medical Centre & University of Nottingham. Supervisors: Profs DN Lobo & IA Macdonald.
RESEARCH GRANTS AWARDED
Total research grants awarded: £424 292
£169 662 CORE (Digestive Disorders Foundation), 2011-2014, Co-PI
€25 000 European Society of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN), 2011-2013, PI
£10 000 Nottingham University Hospitals Charity, 2011-2012, Co-PI
£12 088 Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre NIHR BRU, 2010-2012, Co-PI
£154 145 Fresenius Kabi and Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Group, 2008-2010, Co-PI
£9 888 Mason Medical Research Foundation, 2008-2009, PI
£48 000 Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2008-2009, Co-PI
RESEARCH SUPERVISION & ASSESSMENT
Formally external assessor of applications for the Royal College of Surgeons of England Intercalated BSc Degree in Surgery for medical students.
Internal examiner for University of Nottingham Medical School BMedSci dissertations.
Co-supervised BMedSci students towards successful completion of thesis, publication and presentation of the results at international meetings.
British Journal of Surgery
British Medical Journal
International Journal of Obesity
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Nutrition & Diabetes
International Journal of Medical Sciences
Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
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Sherif Awad BSc (Med Sci), MB ChB (Hons), MRCS, PhD, FRCS PUBLICATIONS
ORIGINAL ARTICLES (23 papers) 2017
Predictors of inadequate weight loss after laparoscopic bypass for morbid obesity. Al-Khyatt W, Ryall R, Leeder P, Ahmed J, Awad S. Obesity Surgery 2017; 27(6): 1446-1452 2016
Guidelines for perioperative care in Bariatric Surgery: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Recommendations. Thorell A, MacCormick AD, Awad S, Reynold N, Roulin D, Demartines N, Vignaud M, Alvarez A, Singh PM, Lobo DN. World Journal of Surgery 2016; 40(9):2065-2083
Laparoscopic Roux en-Y gastric bypass using a modified retrocolic-supracolic approach: Outcomes from 300 patients. Al-Khyatt W, Bull CA, Awad S, Ahmed J. World Journal of Surgery 2016; 40(8): 1918-1924
Mid-term remission of type 2 diabetes mellitus after laparoscopic Roux en-Y gastric bypass. Vasas P, Al-Khyatt W, Idris I, Leeder P, Awan A, Awad S, Ahmed J. World Journal of Surgery 2016; 40 (11): 2719-2725 2015
Outcomes of linear-stapled versus hand-sewn gastrojejunal anastomosis in laparoscopic Roux en-Y gastric bypass. Awad S, Aguilo R, Agrawal S, Ahmed J. Surgical Endoscopy 2015; 29(8): 2278-2283 2014
Enhanced Recovery After Bariatric Surgery (ERABS): Clinical outcomes from a tertiary referral bariatric centre. Awad S, Carter S, Purkayastha S, Hakky S, Moorthy K, Cousins J, Ahmed AR. Obesity Surgery 2014; 24(5): 753- 58 2013
The utilization of the MUST nutritional screening tool on vascular surgical wards. Tewari N, Rodrigues J, Altaf N, Awad S. BMJ Quality Improvement Reports 2013; u201374.w1122 DOI: 10.1136/bmjquality.u201374.w1122
A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on preoperative oral carbohydrate treatment in elective surgery. Awad S, Varadhan K, Ljungqvist O, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2013; 32:34-44 2012
Perioperative perturbations in carnitine metabolism are attenuated by preoperative carbohydrate loading: another mechanism by which preoperative feeding may attenuate development of postoperative insulin resistance. Awad S, Stephens F, Shannon C, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2012; 31(5): 717-20
A randomized controlled double-blind study on the effects of 1-liter intraoperative infusions over 1 hour of 4% succinylated gelatine (Gelofusine®) and 6% hydroxyethyl starch (Voluven®) on blood volume. Awad S, Dharmavaram S, Wearn C, Dube M, Lobo DN. British Journal of Anaesthesia 2012; 109:168-176
Marked changes in body composition following neoadjuvant chemotherapy for oesophagogastric cancer. Awad S, Tan BH, Cui H, Bhalla A, Fearon KCH, Parsons SL, Catton JA, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2012; 31: 74-77
One and two-year outcomes and predictors of mortality following emergency laparotomy: a consecutive series from a United Kingdom teaching hospital. Awad S, Herrod PJJ, Palmer R, Carty H, Abercrombie JF, Brooks A, de Beer T, Mole J, Lobo DN. World Journal of Surgery 2012; 36:2060-2070
A prospective randomised study comparing oral 13C-bicarbonate tracer technique versus indirect calorimetry for measurement of energy expenditure in adults. Awad S, Cui H, Wright JW, Jackson S, Macdonald IA, Lobo DN. eSPEN 2012; 7(1): e1-4 2011
A randomized crossover study on the effects of glutamine and lipid on gastric emptying time of a preoperative carbohydrate drink. Awad S, Blackshaw PE, Wright JW, Macdonald IA, Perkins AC, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2011; 30: 165-171
A randomized crossover study of the metabolic and hormonal responses following two preoperative conditioning drinks. Awad S, Fearon KCH, Macdonald IA, Lobo DN. Nutrition 2011; 27: 938-942 2010
Cellular mechanisms underlying the protective effects of preoperative feeding: a randomized study investigating muscle and liver glycogen content, mitochondrial function, gene and protein expression. Awad S, Constantin-Teodosiu D, Constantin D, Rowlands BJ, Fearon KCH, Macdonald, IA, Lobo DN. Annals of Surgery 2010; 252: 247-253
Mucins and CD56 as markers of tumour invasion and prognosis in periampullary cancers. Aloysius MM, Zaitoun AM, Awad S, Ilyas M, Rowlands BJ, Lobo DN. British Journal of Surgery 2010; 97:1269-1278
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Sherif Awad BSc (Med Sci), MB ChB (Hons), MRCS, PhD, FRCS
Lateral thermal spread: Comparison of monopolar and bipolar diathermy, the Harmonic ScalpelTM and the LigasureTM. Sutton PA, Awad S, Perkins AC, Lobo DN. British Journal of Surgery 2010; 97:428-433
The effects of fasting and refeeding with a ‘metabolic preconditioning' drink on substrate reserves and mitochondrial function. Awad S, Stephenson MC, Marciani L, Placidi, E, Constantin-Teodosiu D, Gowland PA, Spiller RC, Fearon KCH, Morris PG, Macdonald IA, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2010; 29: 538-544
Hypo- and hypernatraemia in surgical patients: Is there room for improvement? Herrod PJJ, Awad S, Redfern A, Morgan L, Lobo DN. World Journal of Surgery 2010; 34:495-499Knowledge and attitudes of surgical trainees towards nutritional support: Food for thought. Awad S, Herrod PJJ, Forbes E, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2010; 29: 243-248 <2008
Fluid and electrolyte balance: The impact of goal directed teaching. Awad S, Allison SP, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2008; 27: 473-78
An "all-comers" venous duplex scan policy for patients with lower limb varicose veins attending a one-stop vascular clinic: is it justified? Makris S, Karkos C, Awad S, London NJM. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery 2006; 32: 718-724
The impact of diabetes on current revascularization practice and clinical outcome in patients with critical lower limb ischemia. Awad S, Karkos C, Serracino-Inglott F, Cooper N, Butterfield JS, Ashleigh R, Nasim A. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery 2006; 32:51-59
REVIEW ARTICLES (7 papers) 2015
Obesity-related insulin resistance: implications for the surgical patient. Tewari N, Awad S, Macdonald IA, Lobo DN. International Journal of Obesity 2015; 39: 1575-1588 2014
Should chloride-rich crystalloids remain the main stay of fluid resuscitation to prevent “pre-renal” acute kidney injury? – Con. Lobo DN, Awad S. Kidney International 2014; 86 (6): 1096-1105 2013
Regulation of food intake after surgery and the gut brain axis. Tewari N, Awad S, Lobo DN. Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care 2013; 16:569-575. 2012
Metabolic-conditioning to attenuate the adverse effects of perioperative fasting and improve patient outcomes. Awad S, Lobo DN. Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care 2012; 15(2):194-200 2011
What’s new in perioperative nutritional support? Awad S, Lobo DN. Current Opinion in Anesthesiology 2011; 24:339-348 2009
Short-term starvation and mitochondrial dysfunction - a possible mechanism leading to postoperative insulin resistance. Awad S, Constantin-Teodosiu D, Macdonald IA, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2009; 28: 497-509 2008
The history of 0.9% Saline. Awad S, Allison SP, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2008; 27: 179-88
BOOK CHAPTERS (9 chapters)
Fluid Management. Awad S and Lobo DN. The SAGES/ERAS Society Manual of Enhanced Recovery Programs for Gastrointestinal Surgery. Springer. 2016
Enhanced Recovery After Bariatric Surgery. Awad S. Obesity, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: A Practical Guide. Springer. 2016
Management of Surgical Drains. El-Sharkawy A and Awad S. Gynecologic and Obstetric Surgery: Challenges and Management Options. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. 2016
Acute Kidney Injury after Major Abdominal Surgery: Epidemiology and Management Challenges. Awad S, Lobo DN. Peri-operative Kidney Injury: Principles of Risk Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment. Springer. 2015
Acute Pancreatitis. Awad S. Chapter contribution for the course manual of the Speciality Skills in Emergency Surgery and Trauma Course, Royal College of Surgeons of England. Henry Ling Ltd, Dorset. 2009.
Hepatobiliary. Beckingham IJ, Awad S, Fitzgerald JE & Brooks A. ABC of Lines, drains and tubes. BMJ Books. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. 2008. ISBN: 9781405160148
Surgical Drains. Awad S, Simpson A & Brooks A. ABC of Tubes, Drains, Lines and Frames. BMJ Books. Wiley- Blackwell Publishing. 2008. ISBN: 9781405160148
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Sepsis. Awad S, Lobo DN. Chapter contribution to STEP® distance learning course organised by the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 2008
Intervention for recurrent carotid stenosis: The role of carotid angioplasty and stenting. Naylor A.R, Chung S, Awad S. Endovascular Therapies: Current Evidence. Edited by MG Wyatt and AT Watkinson. TFM Publishing Ltd, Shrewsbury. 2006
INTERNATIONAL ORAL PRESENTATIONS (26 presentations) 2017
Postoperative inflammatory and insulin resistance responses in relation to body composition, skeletal muscle and adipose tissue: a randomised controlled study. World Congress of Surgery. 2016
The influence of obesity on mechanisms underlying perioperative insulin resistance. SARS Patey Prize session, London.
A comparison of methods of body composition analysis. SARS Burnand and Williams Prize session, London.
Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon attitudes towards management of refractory gastrooesophageal reflux disease in obese patients. BOMSS. 2015
Predictors of inadequate excess weight loss 12-months after laparoscopic Roux en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity. ASMBS Obesity Week, Los Angeles, USA.
The completed consent form in patients undergoing bariatric surgery: Is it fit for purpose? A study from a regional bariatric centre in the United Kingdom. ASMBS, Los Angeles, USA.
Medium term outcome of type 2 diabetes mellitus after laparoscopic Roux en-Y gastric bypass. BOMSS, Newcastle. 2014
Mechanisms that determine the magnitude of postoperative inflammation & insulin resistance. ESPEN Research Fellowship Symposium. 36th International Congress of the European Society of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN), Geneva 2013
The utility and validation of a novel operative competency assessment tool (PROSPER) for laparoscopic roux-en- Y gastric bypass: Outcomes from a national bariatric training fellowship in the United Kingdom. 18th World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO), Turkey.
Operative and short-term clinical outcomes of hand-sewn versus linear stapled gastric bypass for morbid obesity: Results from two tertiary referral bariatric centres. 18th World Congress IFSO, Turkey.
Operative and hospital outcomes of an Enhanced Recovery After Bariatric Surgery (ERABS) protocol within a UK-based Tertiary Bariatric Centre. BOMSS Congress, Glasgow.
Variations in UK bariatric surgical practice. (Co-author) Paper presented in the Council Prize Session BOMSS, Glasgow. 2012
The benefits of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in dialysis-dependent patients with chronic kidney disease: A case study and review of the literature. 5th Congress of FSO European Chapter, Barcelona.
Laparoscopic roux-en-y gastric bypass in morbidly obese patients with chronic liver disease: A case study and review of the literature. 5th Congress of IFSO European Chapter, Barcelona.
Outcomes following 177 consecutive hand-sewn laparoscopic roux-en-y gastric bypasses for morbid obesity: A single-surgeon series from the United Kingdom. 5th Congress of IFSO European Chapter, Barcelona.
A randomised controlled double-blind study on the effects of 1-Liter intraoperative infusions over 1 hour of 4% succinylated gelatine (Gelofusine®) and 6% hydroxyethyl starch (Voluven®) on blood volume (NCT00868062). SARS, Nottingham.
Carnitine, preoperative carbohydrate loading and postoperative insulin resistance: A potential mechanism. SARS, Nottingham. 2010
Cellular mechanisms underlying the protective effects of preoperative feeding: a randomized study investigating muscle and liver glycogen content, mitochondrial function and gene expression. First-place Winner Moynihan Prize Session of the International Congress of ASGBI, Liverpool.
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Investigating the dynamic metabolic and hormonal responses following ingestion of two ‘preoperative’ conditioning drinks: a randomized double-blind crossover study. International Congress of the ASGBI, Liverpool.
Oral 13C-bicarbonate tracer technique versus indirect calorimetry for measurement of energy expenditure at rest and during exercise in healthy adults: A prospective randomised validation study. International Congress of ESPEN, Nice. 2009
The effects of short-term starvation and refeeding with a metabolic preconditioning oral nutritional supplement on substrate reserves and mitochondrial function: potential mechanisms by which preoperative feeding improves insulin sensitivity. The Moynihan Prize Session of the International Congress of ASGBI, Glasgow.
Investigating the outcomes of patients with intra-abdominal sepsis who undergo damage control surgery: A case-control study. International Congress of ASGBI, Glasgow.
Investigating the safety and metabolic effects of a new ‘metabolic preoperative preconditioning’ drink in patients undergoing gastrointestinal surgery: a randomised placebo controlled double-blind study (NCT00662376). International Congress of ESPEN, Vienna. <2008
Damage Control Surgery: a prospective series in non-trauma patients. International Congress of ASGBI, Manchester, 2007.
The impact of diabetes on current revascularization practice and clinical outcome in patients with critical lower limb ischemia. European Chapter of International Union of Angiology, Glasgow, 2005.
Differential capacities for adherence and internalisation in inflammatory conditions explain strain specific differences in bacterial translocation across intestinal epithelia. SARS, Belfast, 2004.
INTERNATIONAL POSTER PRESENTATIONS (23 presentations) 2015
Predictors of inadequate excess weight loss 12-months after laparoscopic Roux en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity. ASMBS Obesity Week, Los Angeles. *Awarded Top 15 Posters recognition*
Outcomes of posterior crural repair in morbidly obese patients undergoing laparoscopic Roux en-Y gastric bypass. ASMBS Obesity Week, Los Angeles.
The safety and efficacy of laparoscopic Roux en-Y gastric bypass in older patients with morbid obesity. ASMBS Obesity Week, Los Angeles.
Mid-term diabetes remission after Roux en-Y gastric bypass. World Congress of IFSO, Vienna 2014
The impact of an intensive nutritional support programme during neoadjuvant chemotherapy for upper gastrointestinal cancer. 36th International Congress of ESPEN, Geneva.
Determining changes in insulin sensitivity following major abdominal surgery: HOMA-IR vs the hyperinsulinaemic-euglycaemic clamp – Data from a randomised study. 36th International Congress of ESPEN, Geneva. 2013
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy using a synthetic bioabsorbable staple line reinforcement material: Outcomes in a 5-year series at a tertiary referral bariatric centre. 18th World Congress of IFSO, Turkey.
Enhanced recovery after bariatric surgery (ERABS): Operative and clinical outcomes from a tertiary referral bariatric centre. 18th World Congress of IFSO, Turkey.
Safe use of a first entry, non-bladed, laparoscopic system, with direct visualization, using an angled laparoscope. 21st International Congress of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery, Vienna.
Hand-sewn versus linear stapled gastric bypass for morbid obesity: Comparison of operative and hospital outcomes at two UK-based regional Bariatric Centres. BOMSS, Glasgow. 2012
Preoperative oral carbohydrate loading in elective surgery: A meta-analysis. SARS, Nottingham. Winner of President’s Best Poster Prize. 2011
Factors predictive of mortality following emergency laparotomy in general surgical patients. American College of Surgeons Congress, San Francisco. 2010
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The effects of glutamine and lipid on the gastric emptying times and metabolic responses of a preoperative carbohydrate drink: a randomised crossover study (NCT00943020). ESPEN, Nice.
A randomised study of the metabolic and hormonal responses following two preoperative conditioning drinks (NCT00909701). ESPEN, Nice.
Cellular mechanisms underlying the protective effects of preoperative carbohydrate loading: a randomised study investigating mitochondrial function, gene and protein expression (NCT00662376). ESPEN, Nice.
A prospective audit of emergency laparotomies in a UK teaching hospital – current standards of care, contemporary outcome data and areas for improvement. ASGBI, Liverpool. 2009
Lateral thermal spread: Comparison of monopolar and bipolar diathermy, the Harmonic ScalpelTM and the LigasureTM. The 43rd World Congress of Surgery of the International Surgical Society, Australia.
The effects of fasting and refeeding with a 'metabolic preconditioning' drink on substrate reserves and mitochondrial function: potential mechanisms by which preoperative feeding improves insulin sensitivity. International Congress of ESPEN, Vienna.
Knowledge and attitudes of surgical trainees towards nutritional support: Food for thought. International Congress of ESPEN, Vienna.
Hypo- and hypernatraemia in general surgical patients: Is there room for improvement? ASGBI, Glasgow.
Mucins and CD56: Markers of tumour invasion and prognosis in periampullary cancers. ASGBI, Glasgow. <2008
Using a prospective regional database to identify risk factors for an adverse outcome following carotid endarterectomy. ASGBI, Glasgow, 2005.
Diabetics with critical limb ischaemia have as good an outcome as non-diabetics. Association of Surgeons in Training (ASIT), Sheffield, 2005.
CONFERENCES ORGANISED & DELIVERED
East-Midlands Bariatric & Metabolic Institute (EMBMI)/Association for the Study of Obesity (ASO) Joint Annual Symposium 2017, University of Derby Enterprise Centre, Derby, May 2017.
EMBMI National Metabolic Symposium 2016, Nottingham Belfry Hotel, Nottingham, Apr 2016.
The East-Midlands Surgical Society Spring Meeting 2016, Royal Derby Hospital, May 2016.
BOMSS Annual Conference, Stoke on Trent, 2017
Homerton Revisional Bariatric Surgery Symposium, London, 2016
ASMBS Obesity Week, Los Angeles, 2015
ASGBI, Brighton, 2014
ESPEN, Vienna, 2014
IFSO, Turkey, 2013
21st International Congress of European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (EAES), Vienna, 2013
BOMSS Annual Conference, Glasgow, 2013
ASGBI, Liverpool, 2012
IFSO European Chapter, Barcelona, 2012
SARS, Nottingham, 2012
ALSGBI, Cardiff, 2011
ESPEN, Nice, 2010
ASGBI, Liverpool, 2010
ESPEN, Vienna, 2009
ASGBI, Glasgow, 2009
ASGBI, Manchester, 2007
European Chapter of the International Union of Angiology, Glasgow, 2005
SARS, Belfast, 2004
COURSES/SYMPOSIA/CLINICAL IMMERSION VISITS
Clinical Immersion Courses & Symposia
Mini Loop Bypass symposium, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Mar 2016
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Complex Revisional Bariatric Surgery, 6th BOMSS Homerton Symposium, Homerton Hospital, London, May 2016
Stretta Live Surgical Workshop, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesborough, UK, May 16
Networks in Anaesthesia and Surgery (NIAS) Symposium (Deep muscle relaxation and Enhanced Recovery in Bariatric Surgery), Rome, Italy, Feb 2016
Complex Redo Bariatric Surgery, Jaques Himpens, Edith Cavell Hospital, Brussels, Feb 2016
1st Gore Expert Obesity Meeting (GEOM), Milan, Italy, Dec 2015
Evolving paradigms for post-operative pain management in bariatric surgery, ASMBS, Los Angeles, Nov 2015
Clinical Anaesthesia Programme 2015, Deep muscle block in Bariatric Surgery, Jan Mulier and Bruno Dillemans, AZ Sint-Jan Brugge-Oostende Av, Bruges, Belgium, Sept 2015
South-West BAPEN Meeting, Newton Abbot, Sept 2015
ALS Trent Regional Symposium, Nottingham, July 2015
Aleris Fast Track Bariatric Surgery, Clinical Immersion, Aleris Clinic, Oslo, Norway, Jun 2015
CARE continuing education convention 2015, Coventry, June 2015
Networks in Anaesthesia and Surgery (NIAS) Symposium (Deep muscle relaxation and Enhanced Recovery in Bariatric Surgery), Madrid, Spain, Feb 2015 Communication Skills Courses
National Advanced Communication Skills Training Course, National Cancer Programme, Sept 15 Medical Management & Leadership
Medical Management & Leadership Skills for SpRs, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, Jan 2013.
‘Making the most of your consultant post’ MPS, Manchester, Oct 2008
Key Skills for Managers Course, University of Nottingham, Sept 2008 Teaching Methodology
Educational Supervisors’ Training Day, Royal Derby Hospital, May 17
Training the Trainers Course, West Midlands Deanery, Birmingham, May 2013
CCrISP Instructor’s Course, Royal College of Surgeons of England, Mar 2009
Teaching and Assessment of Clinical Skills (TACS) Course, University of Nottingham, Feb 2009
Designing and Leading Seminars and Tutorials Workshop, University of Nottingham, Jun 2008
Teaching Improvement Project (TIPS) Course, University of Nottingham, May 2008 Surgical
Advanced Trauma Life Support Recertification, Nottingham University Hospitals, Aug 2013
Manchester Alpine FRCS Part III Revision Course, Les Arcs, France, Jan 2012
Definitive Surgical Trauma Skills (DSTS) Course, Royal College of Surgeons of England, Nov 2010
Bill Owen Anti-reflux Surgery Symposium, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, Mar 2010
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre NIHR Biomedical Research Unit Gastrointestinal training day, Nottingham, Feb 2010
M1 Gut Meeting: The inner space, Nottingham, Jan 2010
Symposium of the small bowel and nutrition section of the British Society of Gastroenterology, Sheffield, Sept 2009
AUGIS Training Day, Trent Simulation and Skills Centre, Nottingham, Sept 2009
M1 Gut Meeting, Sheffield, Sept 2009 Endoscopic and Laparoscopic
British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society training day, Glasgow, Jan 2013
South Western Surgical Training Network Bariatric Cadaveric Course, Bristol, May 2012
IFSO accredited Surgery for Obesity Registrar Training and Educational Development (SORTED) course, Ethicon European Surgical Institute Hamburg and Taunton, Mar-May 12
Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons Training Day, WYMAT, Cardiff, Nov 2011
Covidien/ASIT laparoscopic suturing and stapling course, Gosport, Mar 2010
Ethicon Laparoscopic Hernia Masterclass, Trent Simulation and Skills Centre, Nottingham, May 2007
Key Skills in Laparoscopic Surgery, Cuschieri Skills Centre, Dundee, Mar 2006
JAG Basic Foundation course in GI Endoscopy, East Yorkshire School of Endoscopy, Dec 2005 Nutrition and Critical Care
Baxter/FORTE fluid management educational workshop entitled ‘Changing perspectives in fluid therapy’ – part of the 22nd Annual Congress of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESCIM), Vienna, Oct 2009
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Sherif Awad BSc (Med Sci), MB ChB (Hons), MRCS, PhD, FRCS
Fluid Optimisation and Replacement Therapy Education (FORTE) Speaker Training Masterclass, Vienna, Oct 2009
Symposium of the Small Bowel and Nutrition Section of the British Society of Gastroenterology, Sheffield, Sep 2009
Nutricia Clinical Nutrition Course, Southampton, Jun 2008
Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP), Manchester, Oct 2003
Nestle 3rd Clinical Nutrition Course, Glion, Switzerland, Jun 2004 Research Methodology
Optimising recruitment into RCTs in surgery: A focused workshop for surgeons. MRC/NIHR/University of Bristol, Bristol, May 15
NIHR Public and Patient Involvement Research Workshop, Nottingham, Jan 2011
Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP), NIHR CRNCC, University of Nottingham, Aug 2010
MRC Grant Writing Workshop, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Nottingham, Jun 2010
Research Methods Course, Clinical Effectiveness Unit, Royal College of Surgeons of England, Feb 2009
How to prepare an effective poster presentation, University of Nottingham, May 2008
Critical Analysis of the scientific literature, University of Nottingham, Mar 2008
Clinical Trials – the key principles of design, interpretation and clinical application of randomised controlled trials, University of Nottingham, Mar 2008
Writing Scientific Abstracts, University of Nottingham, Feb 2008
Getting on with your thesis and getting your papers published course, University of Nottingham, Feb 2008
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Research governance framework for health and social care course, University of Nottingham, Dec 2007
Ethics of animal and patient research course, University of Nottingham, Nov 2007
Basic statistics course, University of Nottingham, Nov 2007
Planning research and time management course, University of Nottingham, Oct 2007
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