Fadlo Shaban


Fadlo Shaban

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Contact details

Clinical Interests

  • Colorectal cancer
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (including pouch surgery)
  • Minimally invasive surgery (including single port)
  • Therapeutic endoscopy
  • Advanced gynaecological malignancy
  • Advanced endometriosis

Appointments and Activities


  • Consultant colorectal surgeon at the Western General Hospital since 2019
  • Clinical lead for Surgical Assessment Unit
  • Named colorectal liaison for the complex obstetrics team
  • Post-CCT IBD fellowship at the Western General Hospital
  • Surgical training in the North-East of England


  • Module lead for Colorectal on the MSc in Surgical Sciences (University of Edinburgh)
  • Tutor for Colorectal modules on the ChM in General Surgery (University of Edinburgh and RCSEd)
  • Lead for SHO teaching on the Colorectal unit at WGH
  • Educational Supervisor for F1 and Core-Trainees


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB), University of Edinburgh, 2008
  • Masters of Surgery (ChM)– with Distinction, University of Edinburgh, 2017
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEd), 2018
  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), Coloproctology, 2019

Awards and Distinctions


  • Masters in General Surgery (ChM) – Distinction, Sep 2017                                                                                                                                                               

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the University of Edinburgh

  • Masters in General Surgery (ChM) – Top Performing Student (ACPGBI Affiliate), Jul 2016                                                                                                                                                                 

The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland


National and International

  • Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland Laparoscopic Bursary, Jan 2019                                                                                                                                                                        


  • Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland Travelling Scholarship, Dec 2018                                                                                                                                                               

B Braun / ALSGBI

  • Prize for Best Oral Presentation at the British Burns Association Scientific Meeting, May 2008


  • Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons Prize for Best Oral Presentation, Jul 2007

at the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons Summer Meeting   

Deauville, France



  • Western General Star Award, May 2021

NHS Lothian                                                                                                                                                          

  • Northern ACPGBI Prize for Best Presentation at the North East Colorectal Forum, Oct 2018                                                                                                                                                                       


  • Clinical Governance Award: Rewards and Recognition Event – City Hospitals Sunderland, Oct 2013                                                                                                                                                                



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