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Cricket to clinic via the lab

This is about combining sport and surgery, and the advances in hepatobiliary surgery.


Giles ToogoodGiles Toogood is Professor of Hepatobiliary Surgery at Leeds University and has been a Consultant at St James’s University Hospital, Leeds since 1998. He studied at Oxford University and completed his hepatobiliary and transplant training in Oxford, Cambridge and Australia. He also completed his Doctor of Medicine at Oxford University.  He performs liver cancer and liver transplantation surgery and works in one of the largest Units in Europe.

He has published over 170 peer reviewed publications and has supervised several post graduate fellows towards PhDs and MDs. He is currently Chief Investigator for a large NIHR Study and Co applicant for another large multicentre trial looking at colorectal liver metastases.

Giles is currently the external examiner for Edinburgh University Masters of Surgical Sciences and has recently demitted as Principal external examiner for Oxford University Medical School. He examines for the Intercollegiate Specialty Board in General Surgery and also for the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes in HPB Surgery.

He is President of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland and was the Founder President of the Great Britain and Ireland Hepatopancreatobiliary Association, (2009). He is also a member of the European and African HPB Association Training Committee.

He played first class cricket and rugby for Oxford University in the 1980s and is currently a member of the Marylebone Cricket Club Main and Cricket Committee.


Chair: Professor Ashok Handa

All members of the University and NHS clinical staff are welcome.