The post is for 1 year based at the regional Hepato-biliary and pancreatic centre (HPB) at the Freeman Hospital. This is a busy unit with an integrated surgical and medical team comprising 14 HPB surgeons, 3 HPB physicians, 3 radiologists, 3 oncologists, 2 histopathologists, and a cytopathologist. This has been a training post since 2006.
The successful candidate would work under the supervision of Dr Nayar, Dr. Oppong, and Dr. Leeds. The workload includes tertiary referral benign and malignant pancreatobiliary disease. There is an emphasis on advanced pancreaticobiliary endoscopy training i.e. ERCP and EUS, including Spyglass cholangioscopy, EUS guided endoscopic necrosectomy, EUS elastography, contrast EUS, and other forms of therapeutic EUS. The unit is one of the busiest in the UK with in excess of 2200 pancreaticobiliary endoscopic procedures performed every year.
There is an active research programme and our unit publishes 5-10 articles/year