Mr Adam Brooks

Mr Adam Brooks

General surgery 03566264


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  • Not in Open Referral network
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hepatobiliary

About me

Adam Brooks trained in General Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Emergency Surgery, Trauma and Critical Care in the UK, USA, Australia and South Africa and joined the Digestive Diseases & Thoracics Directorate at Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS Trust as a Consultant Hepatobiliary Surgeon in 2005. His specialist interests are liver surgery, surgical management of hepatobiliary biliary disease and major trauma. Fellowships in South Africa, Australia and America gave him significant international healthcare knowledge and a depth of surgical experience in his chosen surgical fields of liver surgery and torso trauma.

As a Consultant HPB Surgeon, Mr Brooks undertakes gallbladder surgery for symptomatic gallstones, as well as liver and pancreas surgery for cancer. He also specialises in laparoscopic hernia surgery.

Adam has extensive surgical education experience. He developed the Specialist Skills Course in Emergency Surgery & Trauma for Surgical Trainees held at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and has taught trauma surgical skills around the world including the USA, Australia, Norway and New Zealand in additon to the Definitive Surgical Trauma Skills Course in the UK.

Adam has published extensively having edited 10 textbooks including Ryan’s Ballistic Trauma (Springer Verlag) and Emergency Surgery (Blackwell) and and written more than 100 chapters and peer reviewed academic papers. During his training and Consultancy Adam has held a number of academic postions at institutions including the University of Nottingham, University of Pennsylvania, University of Witwatersrand and the Royal Centre for Defence Medicicnie where he was Honorary Senior Lecturer in Military Surgery and Trauma. Adam has served in the UK reserve forces since 1998 and has deployed widely as a Consultant Trauma Surgeon with the UK Military in active combat zones.

Adam has significant experience in Clinical Leadership and Healthcare Management and gained an MBA from the University of Nottingham in 2014. He has worked in leadership roles in Acute Trust, Primary Care Trust and Strategic Health Authority level. Adam served as Director of Surgery at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust fin 2016/17, responsible for 23 surgical specialities and an annual turn over of £250million. Nationally, Adam chaired the NHS England Major Trauma Clinical Reference Group for 3 years and is currently the Midlands and East representative. He sat on the Major Trauma Department of Health Clinical Advisory Group and was part of the Independent Trauma Network Designation Evaluation Panel for Healthcare for London. He has also undertaken independent Healthcare Consultancy in Major Trauma.

Adam has been the Director of the East Midlands Major Trauma Centre based at Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham since its opening in 2012. The EMMTC is the largest major trauma centre in the UK, managing 2000 major trauma patients a year and has a National reputation for the excellent care that it delivers.

Areas of interest

Gall bladder; Gallstones; Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy; Laparoscopic Hernia repair; Hernias, including inguinal hernia; Colorectal metastases; Liver surgery; Pancreatic surgery / disorders; Liver surgery; Hepatobiliary(surgery); Biliary disease; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery')

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Procedures completed

  • J1880

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with peri-operative cholangiogram - (5-50)

    Park Hospital (The) (5-50)

  • T2002

    Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - unilateral - (5-50)

    Park Hospital (The) (5-50)

  • T2012

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

    Park Hospital (The) (1-5)

  • T2001

    Robotic assisted laparoscopic repair inguinal hernia - unilaterall - (1-5)

    Park Hospital (The) (1-5)

  • J0900

    Diagnostic laparoscopy (including any biopsy) - (1-5)

    Park Hospital (The) (1-5)

  • T2720

    Laparoscopic repair of incisional hernia requiring mesh - (1-5)

    Park Hospital (The) (1-5)

  • T2782

    Minimally invasive Component Separation Technique (CST) repair for complex abdominal hernia with mesh - (1-5)

    Park Hospital (The) (1-5)

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