The WWL Way
Telephone: 01942 244 000

Mr Imran Alam

Consultant General and Benign Upper Gastrointestinal/HPB Surgeon

Qualifications

MBBS, BSc, FRCSEd, FRCS (Glasg), MD (Swansea University), FRCSEd (Gen Surgery)


Specialist Areas

  • Upper gastrointestinal diseases
  • Benign and malignant pancreaotbiliary diseases (in particular gallstones and pancreatitis)
  • General and Emergency Surgery
  • Morbid obesity
  • Abdominal wall hernia (including incisional hernia)
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (JAG accredited)
  • Research, teaching and training

Contact Details

Secretary: 01942 822084/01942 244000 Ext 2084 


Clinic Times

Alternate Tuesday (1:30- 5:30 pm) at Thomas Linacre Centre
Every Friday (9:00- 1:00pm) at Thomas Linacre Centre


Background

Mr Alam graduated from Pakistan. He was trained mainly in Wales but spent early years of surgical training in Republic of Ireland. He worked in upper gastrointestinal and bariatric surgery and did clinical research on surgical treatment of morbid obesity, its impact on associated comorbidities and successfully defended his thesis for MD.

He spent last years of his training in the pancreatobiliary unit and gained wide range experience in management of benign and malignant pancreatobiliary diseases in particular gallstones and pancreatitis.       

He is interested in all aspects of Upper Gastro-intestinal disease, especially pancreatobiliary diseases. Mr Alam has an interest in laparoscopic (key hole) and open management of abdominal wall hernias, especially when due to previous surgery (incisional).

Mr Alam enjoys teaching and surgical training, and is active in both local and regional education training activity. He has been a faculty member for BCS, CCrISP and Upper GI endoscopy courses. He also has interest in research and academic surgery.

Professional Memberships:

  • Association of upper gastrointestinal surgeon (AUGIS)
  • British Medical Association