Mr Ahmed Karim

Mr Ahmed Karim

General surgery 06164302

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About me

Mr Karim specialises in the management of colorectal cancer with laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He also manages inflammatory bowel disease, colonic diverticular disease, pilonidal disease, haemorrhoids, anorectal sepsis, and lower GI endoscopy. As a general surgeon he manages emergency surgical conditions and major trauma affecting the abdomen.

He was appointed Consultant Surgeon at St George’s Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George’s University of London 2018. He has clinics in colorectal and general surgery, inpatient and day surgery theatre lists and a lower gastrointestinal endoscopy list.

Mr Karim established the robotic colorectal surgery program at the Lister Hospital, as well as working at the Chelsea Outpatient centre.

Mr Karim has a previous background in Chemical engineering from University College London(UCL) in 2000. He qualified from UCL medical school in 2007. He completed core and specialist training in North London and the West midlands rotation respectively. Became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) England 2017. He completed a fellowship in advanced Rectal Cancer and Robotic Surgery at Royal Marsden Hospital London in 2018.

Mr Karim has a Masters degree in medical education and has extensive involvement in teaching and training. He is educational/clinical supervisor to junior doctors and specialist trainees. He has an active role with St. Georges Medical school as T year lead for surgery and as an examiner.

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Procedures completed

  • H2502

    Diagnostic flexible sigmoidoscopy (including forceps biopsy and proctoscopy) - (5-50)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • P3191

    Laparoscopic excision of recto-vaginal endometriosis including disc resection of rectum, +/-ureterolysis - (5-50)

    Lister Hospital (5-50)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H0280

    Laparoscopic appendicectomy - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H3383

    Robotic assisted total mesorectal excision (TME) - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • T4300

    Laparoscopic adhesiolysis (including biopsy) - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H0750

    Laparoscopically assisted right hemicolectomy - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • S4740

    Drainage of large subcutaneous abscess/haematoma - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • T2002

    Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - unilateral - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H3334

    Anterior resection - low (i.e. colorectal anastomosis at or below the peritoneal reflection) - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • P3192

    Laparoscopic excision of recto-vaginal endometriosis including bowel resection (including formation of stoma) +/- hysterectomy, +/-ureterolysis - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H2510

    Rigid sigmoidoscopy (including proctoscopy and biopsy) - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

  • H4430

    Examination of rectum under anaesthetic (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Lister Hospital (1-5)

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