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Qualifications

MB ChB 1995 Lpool; MD 2007 Lpool; CCT (UK) (Gen Surg) 2012; FRCS (Gen Surg) 2012; FRACS (GS) 2015

Profile

I graduated at the University of Liverpool, UK and trained extensively in all aspects of general surgery with colorectal surgery subspecialty, in Merseyside, UK. I attended two colorectal specialist fellowships in the USA and Singapore.

I have an MD degree for research in the Molecular Biology of Cancer from the University of Liverpool, UK. I am also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago.

I was a Consultant General and Colorectal surgeon in the UK prior to my move to New Zealand in April 2014.

I currently work as a Colorectal and General surgeon at Wellington Hospital. I am also a Senior Lecturer with the University of Otago.

Interests

My area of expertise is within all aspects of gastrointestinal disease, but in particular:

  • Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Cancer Surgery
  • Colon and Small Bowel Surgery (Open and Laparoscopic)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Management and Surgery
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders (including prolapse) and Surgery
  • Anorectal Diseases (including haemorrhoids, fissures and fistulae)
  • Pilonidal sinus
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hernia Repair (Laparoscopic and Open - including ventral and abdominal wall repair)
  • Colonoscopy, Colonic Surveillance and Gastroscopy

Title or Designation

General, Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon & Endoscopist

Post-Fellowship Training

Current membership of professional/other bodies

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, UK
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Australia
  • Member of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, UK
  • Member (provisional) of the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australasia

Full NZ Registration Date

4 December 2014

Vocational Scope

General Surgery

Contact Details

Mr Ali Shekouh is available at the following services:

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Wellington Hospital

Private Services

Mr Ali R Shekouh - General, Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon & Endoscopist

This service is available at the following locations:

Southern Cross Specialist Centre, 90 Hanson Street, Newtown, Wellington

Bowen Specialist Medical Centre, 98 Churchill Drive, Crofton Downs, Wellington

Private Surgical Services

Bowen Hospital - General Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Bowen Hospital, 98 Churchill Drive, Crofton Downs, Wellington

Southern Cross Wellington Hospital - Gastrointestinal Procedures

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Wellington Hospital

Wakefield Hospital - General Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Wakefield Hospital, Florence Street, Newtown, Wellington