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Meet the Team

Professor Ruben Canelo, Consultant in General and HPB Surgery​, Director of ASU 

Ruben Canelo

Professor Canelo trained at the University of Hanover in Germany. He was Consultant HPB Surgeon at the University Clinical in Goettingen Germany, performing HPB and liver and kidney transplantation. He became a Consultant Transplant Surgeon and Professor of Surgery at Imperial College London, Where he performed PPB and Renal as well as pancreatic Transplantation Surgery. In Carlisle he developed an HPB Unit and became the Academic Director of Surgery and founded the Academic Surgical Unit in January 2017. Since July 2017, he is Honorary Professor of Surgery at UCLan University. His research interests are liver and pancreatic diseases.

Mr Shafiq Rehman, ASU Coordinator

Shafiq Rehman

Joined the ASU from the start (January 2017) as the Coordinator of the Academic Surgical Unit. Following completion of basic surgical training he has completed two years full time research in Newcastle University. His speciality is Hepatopancreaticobiliary surgery and his ares of research interest is liver tumours.

Faculty Members

​​Mr J. Auckland-Lewis – Management & Leadership

Mr M. Aung – Colorectal Surgeon

Mr M Bordenave – Urologist (CD)

Mr P Counter - Consultant ENT Surgeon

Mr R Dharmarajan - Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr R. Eiffel – Vascular Surgeon

Mr Einsworth- Ophthalmology Consultant

Mr M. Matar – Obstetrics and Gynecology Surgeon

Mr I. Michalakis – Breast Surgeon

Mr J Mom - Urologist Surgeon

Mr A Robson - Consultant ENT Surgeon

Mr J. Wayman – UGI Surgeon (AMD)

​Mr M Adnan - Clinical Research Fellow

Mr S. Ahmed -  Specialist Registrar

Mr N Chauhan - Specialist Registrar

Mr A Eiswawi - Specialist Registrar