Mr Sheikh Uzair

Locum Consultant General Surgeon - Royal Bolton Hospital

Telephone Number: 01204 390015

Professional Background

Mr Sheikh Uzair moved to Bolton in 2006 after working as a specialist registrar in the Yorkshire Deanery and a clinical lecturer in surgery in Galway, Ireland.

Mr Uzair qualified from the University of the Punjab in Pakistan in 1989 and went on to complete his specialist surgical training in Ireland in 1997.

Special Interests and Research

Special interests include:
- Laparoscopic surgery
- Hernia surgery

Research includes:

- Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Decreases Invasiveness Of Breast Cancer Cells
- Functional Sequelae Of Low Anterior Resection
- Colorectal Carcinoma: The Impact Of An Endoscopic Service

Mr Sheikh Uzair works in the following services:

General Surgery

Our General Surgery Department has a high volume of emergency admissions, with short length of stay for surgical patients.  The department provides a variety of complex upper gastrointestinal and colorectal surgeries including for some types of cancer, and a variety of laparoscopic (keyhole) surgeries, both planned and emergency cases. There is also a Vascular Department on site that deals with complex vascular (blood vessel) problems. The hospital provides surgery for children however newborn babies are referred to Central Manchester Children’s Hospital if they need surgery.