Mr Shahab Siddiqi is a Consultant General Surgeon at Broomfield Hospital. Within the Department of General Surgery, he is the Lead Surgeon for Pelvic Floor Surgery and Surgical Site Infections.
Since his appointment, Mr Siddiqi has initiated advanced robotic surgery using the da Vinci robot for pelvic floor conditions and has developed considerable experience in this type of robotic surgery. This extensive robotic surgical experience has now been used for other colorectal operations including surgery for cancer. Mr Siddiqi has also introduced new and innovative therapies for faecal incontinence and constipation.
He has developed academic links with Anglia Ruskin University and is currently involved in surgical research projects in the fields of colorectal cancer and surgical infections. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the university
He is on the editorial board for the Journal of Robotic Surgery and peer reviews scientific articles for the British Medical Journal Case Reports.