Professor Sir Ara Darzi

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Hamdan Award for Medical Research Excellence - Minimally Invasive Surgical Technology
2003-2004
Professor Sir Ara Darzi graduated in Medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1984 and became a Fellow of the College in 1992. The University of Dublin, Trinity College, awarded an MD research degree also in 1992. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1995 and of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2003. Professor Darzi is Head of the Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Division of Surgery, Anesthesia and Intensive Care at Imperial College of Science and Technology and Medicine at the University of London in the United Kingdom.
 
He is a Consultant Surgeon at St.Mary's Hospital, London with an interest in Coloproctology and Minimal Access Surgery. He holds Honorary Consultant appointments at the prestigious Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, Central Middlesex Hospital and the Hammersmith Trust.
 
Professor Darzi is a member of seven important National Health Service (NHS) committees.
He was a member in 2000 of the National Modernization Board for the Department of Health and since that time he has been Chair of the London Modernization Board. He was also a Member of the NHS Executive - Health Technology Research and Development, and a Member of the Steering Committee of New and Emerging Applications of Technology, MEAT (1999-2000).Professor Darzi is a member of the Appraisal Committee of the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) in laparoscopic surgery as well as being an Advisor in Surgery to the Department of Health.
 
He was elected as a council member and education Officer for the Association of Endoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (1994-2000) and has been tutor in Gastrointestinal and Minimal Access Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England (1995-2001).Professor Darzi was a Council Member and Secretary for the Society for Minimal Invasive Therapy (1998-1999). Since 1999 he has been a member of the specialty advisory committee in skills assessment.
 
Professor Sir Ara Darzi graduated in Medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1984 and became a Fellow of the College in 1992. The University of Dublin, Trinity College, awarded an MD research degree also in 1992. He became a Fellow of the royal College of Surgeons of England in 1995 and of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2003. Professor Darzi is Head of the Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Division of Surgery, Anesthesia and Intensive Care at Imperial College of Science and Technology and Medicine at the University of London in the United Kingdom. He is a Consultant Surgeon at St.Mary's Hospital, London with an interest in Coloproctology and Minimal Access Surgery. He holds Honorary Consultant appointments at the prestigious Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, Central Middlesex Hospital and the Hammersmith Trust.
 
Professor Darzi is a member of seven important National Health Service (NHS) committees. He was a member in 2000 of the National Modernization Board for the Department of Health and since that time he has been Chair of the London Modernization Board. He was also a Member of the NHS Executive - Health Technology Research and Development, and a Member of the Steering Committee of New and Emerging Applications of Technology, MEAT (1999-2000). Professor Darzi is a member of the Appraisal Committee of the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) in laparoscopic surgery as well as being an Advisor in Surgery to the Department of Health.
 
He was elected as a council member and education Officer for the Association of Endoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (1994-2000) and has been tutor in Gastrointestinal and Minimal Access Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England (1995-2001).Professor Darzi was a Council Member and Secretary for the Society for Minimal Invasive Therapy (1998-1999). Since 1999 he has been a member of the specialty advisory committee in skills assessment.
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