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Professor Aali J Sheen

Consultant General and Hepatobiliary Surgeon


MD, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Gen)

Special Interests:

Laparoscopic SurgeryCancers of the Liver/ Pancreas/ GallbladderGallstonesLaparoscopic Hernia Surgery


Mr Sheen has a Specialised interest in Surgery for Colorectal Cancer Metastases to the Liver. He qualified in Medicine from the University of Dundee in 1993 and has since trained initially in London and Oxford following which he moved to Manchester in 1998. Mr Sheen completed his General Surgical training in Manchester with advanced training in surgery for Cancers of the Liver and pancreas at Manchester Royal Infirmary and St. James University Hospital in Leeds where he also gained experience in Liver Transplantation. Mr Sheen obtained a higher degree from the University of Manchester (MD) in 2003 for his thesis examining the use of Gene therapy for the treatment of Colorectal Liver Metastases, for which he won an award at the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons. He is well published in his field and at present is involved in research activity in the Greater Manchester and Cheshire Regional Liver/Pancreas unit based at MRI where he was appointed in 2005. Mr Sheen works as a team with two other Consultant Surgeons providing comprehensive care for the complex treatment of diseases of the Liver and Pancreas with the support of a regional Hepatology and a 24 hour Vascular Radiology service. Prof Sheen is known for his prolific minimally invasive techniques for Liver and Pancreas cancer surgery where now 70% of his surgery is undertaken via the laparoscopic method. He also has a very low chronic pain (0.3%) incidence for his inguinal hernia repair technique called the ‘Manchester Groin Repair’.