Dr Austin Obichere

General surgery

MBBS FRCS MD
In practice since 1994
Male
Speaks: English
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Mr Austin Obichere was appointed to the post of Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, University College London Hospital (UCLH) & Hon. Senior Lecturer University College London (UCL) in 2003. He is a Joint Advisory Board (JAG) accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist and is also Director Bowel Cancer Screening Programme at UCLH. Mr Obichere's area of specialist interest include laparoscopic colorectal surgery, screening for bowel cancer, surgical management of colorectal cancer and other benign...
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SPECIALTIES AND SUB-SPECIALTIES
  • General surgery
SPOKEN LANGUAGES
  • English
QUALIFICATIONS AND FELLOWSHIPS
  • MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

  • FRCS Fellow Royal College of Surgeons

  • MD Doctor of Medicine

SPECIAL INTERESTS

  • Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery
  • bowel cancer screening
  • surgical management of GI tract and pelvic floor disorders

BIOGRAPHY
Mr Austin Obichere was appointed to the post of Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, University College London Hospital (UCLH) & Hon. Senior Lecturer University College London (UCL) in 2003. He is a Joint Advisory Board (JAG) accredited bowel cancer screening colonoscopist and is also Director Bowel Cancer Screening Programme at UCLH.

Mr Obichere's area of specialist interest include laparoscopic colorectal surgery, screening for bowel cancer, surgical management of colorectal cancer and other benign disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and pelvic floor. He has maintained an active research interest in this field and is a member of Surgical Sub-Group of National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI). He is the Chief Investigator of ISAAC (Initial Surgery in Advanced Asymptomatic Colorectal Cancer) - a National randomised clinical trial exploring the role of early surgical excision of the primary tumour in patients receiving systemic chemotherapy for stage IV colorectal cancer. This trial has received funding and support from Cancer Research UK (CRUK) and the NCRI respectively.

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