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` Zafar Iqbal

Mr. Zafar Iqbal

Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon

Hospital

Limerick

Department

General Surgery,Endoscopy

Specialties

General Surgery

Biography

Mr Zafar Iqbal is a Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon at the Bon Secours Hospital Limerick and Tralee. During his Specialist training, Mr Iqbal completed a clinical Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery at the Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham and the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Mr Iqbal gained vast experience in complex open and laparoscopic surgery in Colorectal Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease & Proctology.  He also took part in a weekly Colorectal MDT to discuss management for colorectal cancers. Mr Iqbal was a registrar at University College Hospital in Galway for 3 years, attaining extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of general surgical patients. He took part in weekly GI cancer Multidiciplinary Meetings and weekly journal clubs. Mr Iqbal has taken part in numerous research projects and presentations; including the Post Presentation for the Irish Society of Gastroenterologists and the Poster Presentation for Association of laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland in 2008 and the International Journal of Surgery Case Report in 2014.

Specialist Interest 

Mr Iqbal has a Specialist interest in all aspects of General Surgery. 

Education

Intercollegiate Speciality Board FRCS (General Surgery) (2011)

Diploma in Laparoscopic Surgery-Strasbourg France (2008)

ATLS- Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (2005)

CCrISP- Royal College of Surgeons in England (2004)

ACLS- Irish Heart Foundation (2004)

FRCSI- Royal College Of Surgeons in Ireland (2003)

BSSC- Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (2001)

MBBS – University of Karachi, Pakistan (1992)

 

Previous Appointments

James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Blanchardstown, Dublin

Midwestern Regional Hospital in Clare and Tipperary

Portincula Hospital, Ballinasloe

Castle Hill Hospital, Cottingham

Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

University College Hospital, Galway

AMNCG Tallaght, Dublin

Naas General Hospital, Kildare

Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar

Our Lady’s of Lourd’s hospital, Drogheda

The Adelaide & Meath Hospital, Tallaght , Dublin

Bon Secours Hospital, Glassnevin, Dublin

Midland Regional Hospital,Portlaoise

Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan

Monaghan General Hospital

Bantry General Hospital, Co. Cork

University Hospital ,Cork

General Hospital, Letterkenny, Donegal

Tralee General Hospital, Co. Kerry

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