|Fellowship Centre||Imperial College Healthcare NHS trust|
|Fellowship Director||Mr Krishna Moorthy|
|Contact Number||+44 (0)2033121427|
|Speciality focus||Bariatric surgery|
|Salary||Commensurate with level of training and payment for on call commitment|
|On-call||Yes (1 in 8)|
|Next available||October 2019|
|Operative experience||Each OG cancer fellow performs/ assists in around 50-60 cancer resections (this number will expand to 100-120 in 2019) and another 50 complex benign cases|
|Oesophageal resection||Yes (The unit performs 30-40 resections per year)|
|Gastric resection||Yes (The unit performs 20-35 gastric resections per year)|
|Bariatric surgery||Yes (as part of a separate fellowship)|
|Research opportunities||Yes (clinical and basic science)|
Both fellowships offer excellent training and research opportunities for a senior/ post CCT trainee.
The OG surgery unit is going to expand in 2019 and the number of resections is likely to go up to 120 per year. The bariatric surgery is a well- recognised unit for training. Each one of our past fellows has gone onto secure a consultant position in a reputable, high volume bariatric centre. There are excellent opportunities for research in both fellowships.
The department of Surgery has cutting edge research programs in cancer and bariatric surgery with a wide number of clinical and basic science research projects.