Professor Shafi Ahmed

Professor Shafi Ahmed

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon Barts Health NHS Trust

"Professor Shafi Ahmed is a world-renowned surgeon, teacher, futurist, and innovator. He is known for his pioneering work in minimally invasive surgery and his use of virtual reality to train surgeons. He is also a passionate advocate for global health and has worked in many developing countries to improve access to surgery.

Professor Ahmed was born in Bangladesh and came to the UK as a child. He studied medicine at King's College London and completed his surgical training in London. He is currently a consultant colorectal surgeon at The Royal London Hospital and St Bartholomew's Hospital.
Professor Ahmed is a TEDx speaker and has written several books on surgery and innovation. He is also a faculty member at Singularity University and Harvard Medical School. He is a recipient of numerous awards, including the Silver Scalpel Award from the Association of Surgeons in Training and the Top British Asian Star in Tech Award.
Professor Ahmed is a true pioneer in the field of surgery. He is using his skills and expertise to improve the lives of patients around the world.
Here are some of his key achievements:

  • Pioneered the use of minimally invasive surgery
  • Used virtual reality to train surgeons
  • Advocate for global health
  • TEDx speaker
  • Author of several books on surgery and innovation
  • Faculty member at Singularity University and Harvard Medical School
  • Recipient of numerous awards
  • Professor Ahmed is an inspiration to surgeons and innovators around the world. He is a true pioneer who is changing the way we think about surgery.

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