Mr Tahir Ali graduated from Leicester Medical School in 1998 and completed his basic surgical training in the West Midlands. Mr Ali then continued to complete his higher specialist surgical training on the SouthWest Thames Rotation where he sub-specialised in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.
Following his MRCS, Dr Ali was granted a research fellowship at St Thomas' Hospital where he completed his MS thesis on the mechanisms involved in the resolution of thrombi. This research was presented at the prize session of the American Venous Forum in San Diego, USA. His published research interests are carotid artery disease, complex aneurysm surgery, venous disease and endovascular surgery.
Following national selection he was able to return to St Thomas' Hospital as a Cook/Vascular Society Endovascular Fellow. Mr Ali was jointly appointed as a substantive Consultant Surgeon post between Ashford & St Peter's NHS Foundation Trust and Epsom General Hospital in July 2010.
Mr Tahir Ali has been proven to show a high quality of care and due to his extensive research in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery is able to provide patients up to date procedures. Mr Ali also undertakes a range of general surgical procedures including open and laparoscopic hernia surgery, day case surgery and laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Complex aneurysm surgery
Aortic aneurysm repair
Carotid artery surgery for stroke prevention angioplasty and stenting for peripheral vascular disease
Primary Medical Qualification
MB ChB 1998 University of Leicester
Specialist Register entry date: General surgery From 08 Oct 2010