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Mr Anselm Agwunobi

Consultant General Surgeon


Practices at: The Alexandra Hospital

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Mr Agwunobi is currently a Consultant General Surgeon at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. He undertook specialist surgical training in the North West and in the South of England. A research programme at Manchester University led to award of MD in 2001. 

Mr Agwunobi was first appointed Consultant General & Upper GI Surgeon 2002 at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. He was the Lead Upper GI Surgeon, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust for 7 years before moving to current post at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust where he is the Trust Lead for NELA, a national audit programme aimed at improving care for patients undergoing emergency laparotomy. He is involved in teaching medical students and training doctors as well as other health workers.

Outside work Mr Agwunobi enjoys the outdoors and a game of golf. He also follows Manchester United.

  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopic surgery)
  • Hernia surgery including laparoscopic and open hernia repairs
  • Gallstone disease
  • Gallbladder removal
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Hiatus hernia
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Umbilical hernia
  • Skin lumps and bumps
  • Appendicectomy
  • Acid reflux
  • Indigestion and hiatus hernia surgery.
  • Investigation and management of abdominal pains, skin lumps and bumps.

  • British Hernia Society
  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
  • BMA
  • Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
  • European Association of Endoscopic Surgery

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