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Tariq Ismail: Consultant General Surgeon, Birmingham/West Midlands

Tariq Ismail
Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, Birmingham/West Midlands: Mr Tariq Ismail

Tariq Ismail is a Colorectal Surgeon whose special interests include advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery, colorectal cancer surgery, colonoscopy, the HALO procedure for haemorrhoids and hernia repair


Tariq Ismail is a founder of the Birmingham Bowel Clinic, the first private centre of Excellence for managing bowel conditions in the West Midlands.  Birmingham Bowel Clinic provides a comprehensive and integrated service with a multi-disciplinary approach to the management of bowel conditions.


Birmingham Bowel Clinic

Tariq Ismail is Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. He offers private diagnosis and treatment for colorectal problems at the Birmingham Bowel Clinic.

The Birmingham Bowel Clinic provides a comprehensive and integrated service with a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment for all bowel conditions

Tariq Ismail also specialises in the HALO procedure (Haemorrhoidal Artery Ligation Operation) which is a minimally invasive, virtually pain free treatment for haemorrhoids. 

 

Education and Training

Tariq Ismail obtained the FRCS qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1986 and then completed his surgical training in Birmingham, Hong Kong and at the National Cancer Institute, Tokyo. He was awarded the prestigious Sheldon Research Fellowship which led to the award of MD with Distinction.

HALO procedure
HALO Procedure (Click to view video)

Current Position

In 1995 Tariq Ismail was appointed as Consultant Surgeon to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and as Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham where he has played an instrumental role in developing colorectal referral pathways, advanced colorectal laparoscopic surgery and enhanced surgical recovery in the West Midlands area.  He was one the first colorectal surgeons to perform SILS (Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery) for bowel cancer in the UK.

 

Tariq Ismail was pivotal in the introduction of CT colonography (“Virtual Colonoscopy”), Video Capsule Endoscopy (“pill Cam”), and laparoscopic (keyhole) colorectal surgery in the West Midlands.

 

He has also featured in the popular Channel 4 television series Embarrassing Bodies performing the minimal invasive HALO (insert procedure) on a haemorrhoid sufferer and also featured on Don’t Die Young performing laparoscopic surgery on a colon cancer patient. 


Birmingham Bowel Clinic List of operations

Research and Publications

He has published widely on translational research in proteomics, gene therapy and biomarkers for colorectal cancer. He has been proudly awarded major research grants from Cancer Research UK, Medical Research Council, Wellcome Foundation for groundbreaking studies on early detection of bowel cancer.

Birmingham Bowel Clinic

Tariq Ismail and his colorectal research team have accepted a variety of academic awards including the prestigious Arderne Gold Medal by the Royal Society of Medicine, Syme Professorship by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Digestives Diseases Prize by the Association of Coloproctology.

 

To view Mr Tariq Ismail's detailed list of research and publications please click here.

 

Accreditation and admitting rights at private hospitals

Mr Tariq Ismail is an accredited consultant for the UK's leading private healthcare providers and private hospitals, including BMI Hospitals

BMI admitting rights

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Birmingham Bowel Clinic

Priory Road

Edgbaston

Birmingham

B5 7UG

 

Tel: 0845 241 7762

Fax: 0121 446 1679

Email:  enquiries@birminghambowelclinic.co.uk

Web: www.birminghambowelclinic.co.uk 

 

 


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Qualifications and memberships

Qualifications  

  • MB MBh
  • MD (Distinc.)
  • FRCS
  

Professional memberships

 

Places of work

Birmingham Bowel Clinic

Priory Road

Edgbaston

Birmingham

B5 7UG

 

Tel: 0845 241 7762

Fax: 0121 446 1679

Email:  enquiries@birminghambowelclinic.co.uk

Web: www.birminghambowelclinic.co.uk