King's Health Partners Academic Surgical Grand Round

The next event in the Surgical Ground Round schelude will be held on Thursday 25 April 2024, 5:30pm - 6:30pm, and will cover HIV and surgery

This event will be held via MSTeams - REGISTER HERE via Ticket Tailor.  

Session Chair: Mr Abrie Botha, Consultant Upper GI and General Surgeon, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.Abrie Botha

Mr Botha obtained his basic medical degree at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. His post-graduate training as a surgeon was at UCL and the Royal London Hospital, followed by two years of full-time research in Denver, Colorado for his MD degree at the University of London. His specialist training in Upper Gastrointestinal and minimal access surgery was at The Royal London, Middlesex, and Whipps Cross University Hospitals.

He possesses special expertise in minimal invasive oesophago-gastric surgery, in particular anti-reflux surgery, hiatus hernia repair, achalasia, obesity, cancer, abdominal hernias and reconstruction, and gallstones.

His research and results have been published and presented at numerous national and international meetings.

Topic speaker: Dr Ranjababu Kulasegaram, Consultant in HIV Medicine, Guy’s and St.Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, and Honorary Reader in HIV medicine, King's College London.Ranjababu Kulasegaram

Dr Kulasegaram leads the HIV Treatment Advice service, HIV/Hepatitis, HIV/Haemophilia, HIV/Neurocognition, and HIV inpatient management.

He served in the British HIV Association executive committee, as Vice Chair of the Educational and Scientific Committee, and Chair of the BHIVA Hepatitis Working Group.

He is an examiner of the Diploma of HIV Medicine, joint course director for the general medicine course for the HIV physicians. He has served as a principal and chief investigator for the clinical trials involving HIV/hepatitis and HIV/neurocognitive function.

Bulkley-Barry-Cooper speaker: Prof Elmi Muller, Professor in Surgery, and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, South Africa.Elmi Muller

Prof Muller is a transplant surgeon and serves as the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Stellenbosch University. She currently holds the position of President of the Transplantation Society.

Driven by her passion for equitable healthcare, Elmi pioneered a transplant program using HIV positive donors for HIV recipients in South Africa. She is a A-rated researcher in South Africa.

Start date
25 April 2024
End Date
25 April 2024
Start Time
17:30
End Time
18:30