Professor Aali J Sheen MD FRCS (Eng) FRCS (Gen Surg)
Professor Sheen is a Consultant Surgeon based at Manchester Royal Infirmary and is a board member of the British Hernia Society (BHS). He has vast experience in all aspects of hernia surgery both using open and laparoscopic 'keyhole' techniques. Mr Sheen is one of the leading Consultants in the U.K. specialising in the use of Tisseel (Baxter, U.K.) a tissue glue, designed to secure meshes in keyhole hernia surgery both inguinal/groin and incisional.
Professor Sheen has presented his technique at the British Hernia Society's Annual scientific meeting in 2008 held in Glasgow and also at the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland meeting in May 2009, where his presentation was nominated best in the Hernia category. Early results examining quality of life of patients has demonstrated a reduction in pain after surgery possibly related to using glue instead of 'metal clips' or 'tacks' to place a mesh in hernia surgery.
Professor Sheen also offers inguinal hernia surgery under local anaesthesia for patients that do not wish to have a general anaesthetic
Professor Sheen also sits on various Global Advisory boards due to his expertise in the use of tissue glue in hernia surgery as well as lightweight mesh.
Professor Sheen is one of the U.K leading sports hernia surgeons and is widely published in this field producing the world's first ever consensus statement in 2014 as well as authoring book chapters. Professor Sheen is known for redefining the sportsman's groin as 'Inguinal Disruption'. He offers both a laparoscopic and an open sutureless repair for this condition.
1993 Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Medicine, Dundee University, MBChB
1998 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, FRCS (Eng)
2003 Doctor of Medicine, Manchester University, MD (thesis entitled 'adoptive cellular immunity for the treatment of hepatic colorectal metastases')
2005 Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Intercollegiate Specialty Exam, FRCS (Gen)
Association of surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI)
Association of Upper-Gastrointestinal surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (AUGIS)
International Hepatopancreato-biliary association (IHPBA)
British Medical Association (BMA)
British Hernia Society (board member) (BHS)
European Hernia Society (Subcommittee member)
American Hernia Society