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obesity surgery

Mr Alan Li MB ChB FRCS FRCS (Gen Surg)

Mr Alan Li graduated from the University Of Bristol Medical School and undertook his surgical training in Leeds/Yorkshire and in Scotland.

During his time in Yorkshire he was the University of Leeds Medical School Tutor in Surgery followed by a 3 year period as a Clinical Training and Research Fellow for the Medical Research Council and the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Having completed his specialist registration he undertook a travelling fellowship to the National Cancer Centre Hospital in Tokyo to pursue his specialist interest in endoscopic and surgical techniques for cancer of the stomach and oesophagus.

He was then the Senior Clinical Fellow in upper GI and laparoscopic surgery at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, Australia during which time he developed his practice in thoracoscopic and laparoscopic oesophageal and gastric cancer surgery.

He was a Consultant Surgeon in the Mersey region prior to taking up a position at the Manchester Royal Infirmary where he offers a minimal access surgical service for patients requesting obesity surgery, those with benign and malignant conditions of the oesophagus and stomach and across a wide range of general surgery conditions including a keyhole surgery approach to all types of hernia.

Mr Li currently holds the position as Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Lead for the MRI and continues his research interests in upper GI cancer and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and continues to publish in this field.

He currently holds a position as a Royal College of Surgeons instructor on courses for Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCRISP) and Basic Surgical Skills (BSS).

He is on the committee for the Skills and Simulation Education Centre at the MRI and is a member of the North West Region Surgical Simulation Working Group for Education.

Mr Li has worked for Surgicare since 2008. He one of our expert surgeons for obesity surgery.

Registration and Qualifications

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS)
British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMMS)
FRCS (Eng)
FRCS(Gen Surg)
GMC Registration and Specialists Register No. 3440041

If you would like to confirm the above Surgeons qualifications, please contact The General Medical Council in London on 0845 357 8001 or