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Having obtained a MSc degree in Surgery from the University of Glasgow, Prof. Ali moved to the West Midlands, where he received his higher surgical training in advanced Laparoscopy and Bariatric Surgery, working in units with high volumes of such procedures.

He is currently the lead Bariatric Consultant Surgeon in Ayrshire and Arran having introduced and set up the service three years ago. Prof. Ali has also participated in International Laparoscopic Conferences attended by over 200 laparoscopic surgeons, where he performed live advanced laparoscopic procedures including laparoscopic single port scar-less surgery, laparoscopic bowel resection and laparoscopic hiatus hernia repair.

Prof. Ali researched the inflammatory response in colorectal cancer which led to the award of Master Degree. He has published a number of articles in medical journals and written a chapters in different Bariatric books. He is supervising a full time research fellow in Bariatric surgery for a higher degree.  

Clinical Interests



  • Bariatric surgery

  • Laparoscopic surgery

  • Upper GI Surgery

  • Gastroenterology

Professional Membership



  • European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons

  • Severe and Complicated Obesity Treatment Service

  • British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society

  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland

  • Medical Defence Union

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