- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Lower GI surgery
- Video and telephone consultations
Mr Samad graduated in 1996 from Trivandrum Medical College in, India.
He completed his basic surgical training in South Wales and research fellowship in Birmingham. Following this he joined the higher surgical training program in Liverpool with a special interest in Colorectal Surgery.
After completing his specialist training Mr Samad spent 18 months as a laparoscopic (key hole) fellow in Perth, Western Australia. He returned to the UK in 2010 and was appointed as a Consultant Colorectal and Laparoscopic surgeon in St Helens & Knowsley NHS trusts.
Since his appointment Mr Samad has established the service of keyhole surgery for both benign and malignant diseases of the small bowel, colon and rectum.
He performs more than 80 laparoscopic colorectal operations and over 130 laparoscopic cholecystectomy (removal of gallbladder) in a year. Mr Samad also performs Trans-anal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEO) which is a keyhole operation to remove small benign tumour or polyps from the back passage. He also offers Trans-anal Haemorrhoidal Dearterilisation (THD) the so called â€˜painless piles operationâ€™, Video Assisted Anal Fistula treatment.
In a short period of time Mr Samad has taken up the role of Lead Clinician for Colorectal cancer services in NHS trust. He is actively involved in teaching and is a faculty member for the surgical courses conducted in the Master unit in Royal Liverpool University Hospital.
Areas of interest
Robotic/ Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Colorectal surgery (lower GI); Proctology; Hernias, including inguinal hernia;
Gall bladder surgery;
Colorectal (bowel) cancer; Haemorrhoid Surgery including THD (Painless Operation for piles); Fistula Surgery including Video Assisted anal Fistula treatment (VAAFT);
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Angela Fitzgerald-Smith
- Private Facilitator Fairfield Independent Hospital Crank Road ST HELENS WA11 7RS
- 07890 594369
- Angela Fitzgerald-Smith
- Private Facilitator Spire Liverpool Hospital 57 Greenbank Road LIVERPOOL L18 1HQ
- 07759 064504
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon
Lead Clinician Colorectal Cancer Services
St Helens & Knowsley NHS Trust
Prescot, L35 5DR
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Malayalam - Native or bilingual
- Hindi - Conversational
- Tamil - Conversational
- MBBS University of Kerala 1996
- MRCS The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2000
- FRCS Gen Surgery The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2009
Reference number 4723253
Affiliations / memberships
Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
- Fairfield Independent Hospital, WA11 7RS
- 14:30 - 17:00
- 01744 739311
- Spire Liverpool Hospital, L18 1HQ
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 0151 733 7123
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
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Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)
Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (5-50)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (5-50)
Repair of umbilical/paraumbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)
Banding of haemorrhoids - (1-5)
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