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Mr Ajai Samad
General Surgery
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Colorectal Surgery


General Medical Council: 4723253




Dr Ajai Samad graduated from Trivandrum Medical College, India, in 1996. He then went on to complete his basic surgical training in South Wales and research fellowship in Birmingham. Dr Samad then chose to further his training by embarking on a career and receiving specialist training in Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgery. 

This then led Dr Samad to broaden his training and experience and he then spent 18 months as a Laparoscopic (key hole) Fellow in Perth, Western Australia . In 2010 He returned to the UK and was appointed as a Consultant Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon in St Helens & Knowsley NHS Trust. After his extensive training and experience he know has one of the highest resection rates for bowel cancer in the North West.

Dr Samad has has performed a large number of successful laparoscopic surgeries , this including Trans-Anal Endoscopic Operations (TEO). After combing his extensive knowledge in laparoscopy and his experience in performing surgeries with a high success rate Dr Samad was appointed The Lead Clinician for colorectal Cancer Services in NHS trust. Alongside side this he shares what he had learned and techniques he has developed by teaching this to others. 


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Medical Procedures

  • Hernia surgery  
  • Gallbladder gallstone removal (cholecystectomy)  
  • Haemorrhoids removal treatment 
  • Anal warts surgery  
  • Anal fissure surgery  
  • Anal fistula surgery
  • Laparoscopy investigation and treatment
  • Bowel surgery
  • Colostomy and ileostomy  
  • Colonoscopy Gastroscopy

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Special Interests

  • Laparoscopic colorectal
  • Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery')
  • Colorectal surgery (lower GI)
  • Proctology
  • Hernias, including inguinal hernia
  • Gall bladder surgery
  • Colorectal (bowel) cancer
  • Haemorrhoid Surgery including THD (Painless Operation for piles)
  • Fistula Surgery including Video Assisted anal Fistula treatment (VAAFT)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy


Primary Medical Qualification
MB BS 1996 University of Kerala

Specialist Register entry date
General surgery From 18 Feb 2010

 Other Medical Qualifications

MRCS / Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / 2000
Member of the Royal College of Surgeons
FRCS (Gen Surgery) / Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / 2009
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

Professional memberships
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland