Area of Clinical Practice
Laparoscopic and Minimal Access Surgery for Colore
“Skeletal Muscle Weakness and Thermogenesis in Human Endotoxaemia”
This thesis was undertaken under the supervision of Professor Gordon L Carlson (Injury Research Group, Hope Hospital, Salford) and Dr Judith A Hoyland (Department of
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon specialising in Laparoscopic and Minimal Access Surgery .
She studied medicine at St Andrew’s University and Manchester Medical School, graduating in 1998. After Basic Surgical Training in Manchester, she completed an MD research degree investigating the effects of sepsis on pro-inflammatory cytokine gene expression in skeletal muscle. She undertook Higher Surgical Training in the Mersey Deanery. She was then awarded the prestigious Ethicon Laparoscopic Fellowship at St Mark’s Hospital Harrow where she gained intensive experience of laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery techniques for colorectal resection. She returned to the Royal Liverpool as Senior Registrar and was appointed to her consultant post in 2011.
BSc Medical Sciences St Andrew's University 1995
MBChB Manchester University 1998
MD Manchester University 2006
Basic Surgical Training Hope Hospital Salford 1999-2002
Senior SHO Blackburn Royal Informary 2002-2003
Clinical Research Fellow Hope Hospital/ Manchester University 2003-2005
Higher Surgical Training Mersey Deanery 2003-2011
Fellowship Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery St Mark's Hospital 2010-2011