Mr Euan Dickson

Consultant Pancreatic Surgeon


Personal profile

Euan Dickson is a Consultant Pancreatic Surgeon in the regional referral unit for complex pancreatic and biliary surgery at Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He also has a strong interest in emergency care and after gaining an MD he undertook a Trauma and Critical Care Fellowship at the Johannesburg General Hospital.

He was awarded the ASGBI Medal as the outstanding candidate in the final sitting of the FRCS Intercollegiate Exam in September 2006 prior to his appointment to the West of Scotland Pancreatic Unit in 2007. His subspecialty practice includes major pancreatic resections, the management of severe acute pancreatitis and advanced pancreatico-biliary endoscopy including ERCP and EUS.

He is Programme Director for GESTS (Glasgow Emergency Surgery and Trauma Symposium), the flagship surgical conference he created for the RCPSG. He also created and directs LIMiT (Life-saving Interventions and Manoeuvres in Trauma) – a unique one-day cadaveric trauma course. He is currently the ASGBI Trauma Lead.

His academic, teaching and research interests are in pancreatic surgery, trauma, ERAS and peri operative care. He has lectured and taught extensively in these fields and continues to publish and author book chapters on these subjects. He is the Regional Lead for HPB Surgery and Lead Clinician for Surgical Critical Care, Trauma and the Pancreatic ERAS Programme.

In 2019 he was awarded the James IV Association of Surgeons Travelling Fellowship – one of the most prestigious international awards for surgeons – and visited pancreatic centres of excellence throughout Europe and North America

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