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Adil Aslam

Clinical lead for paediatric surgery and a consultant paediatric surgeon

I am an expert in paediatric general surgery, lead for paediatric gastrointestinal surgery and thoracic surgery. I also lead paediatric laparoscopic surgery in Cambridge.
Adil Aslam

My current role

I am the clinical lead for paediatric surgery and a consultant paediatric surgeon.

Previous history

I trained in general surgery for four years, followed by paediatric surgery in Bristol and Birmingham for another four years. I completed a two year research doctorate in Bristol. I also did a one-year paediatric surgery fellowship in the USA, before joining Cambridge.

Memberships and accreditations

  • General Medical Council
  • Medical Defence Union
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • University of Bristol
  • Joint committee on intercollegiate examinations
  • Joint committee on surgical training
  • Surgical advisory committee
  • Health Education England

Personal interests

I enjoy playing golf, traveling and astronomy.

Favourite quote

The wound is the place where the Light enters you. (Rumi, 1207-1273)