Mr Fevzi Shakir
Royal Surrey County Hospital, Surrey
Mr Fevzi Shakir is currently working as a final year Senior Registrar at King’s College Hospital, London. He recently completed a 2 year Senior Clinical Research Fellowship in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopic Surgery, based at the Minimal Access Therapy Training Unit (MATTU) and Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford. He has a special interest in minimally invasive gynaecological endoscopy and has completed the accredited Advanced Training Specialty Module (ATSM) in benign open and laparoscopic surgery.
In 2014 he was elected as a trainee representative council member for the British Society of Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE) and was extensively involved in organising the joint BSGE/European Young Endoscopist Platform (YEP) trainee sessions, at the annual 2015 BSGE Silver Jubilee scientific meeting and is currently developing a trainee group as part of the BSGE.
He has presented both nationally and internationally on 40 occasions, has over 20 abstract publications and several peer reviewed publications in scientific journals. Additionally, he is a reviewer for several gynaecological scientific journals. He has received both national and international prizes at scientific meetings, for his contribution and work in minimally invasive gynaecology and surgery.
He is completing his MSc dissertation in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopy based at the University of Surrey and his current research includes work on endometriosis, humidification in laparoscopic surgery, design and validation of a laparoscopic hysterectomy scoring system, 3D and Robotics.
He is part of the faculty at the MATTU for the basic/advanced gynaecological laparoscopic courses, basic surgical skills course, advanced hysteroscopy course, BSGE hysteroscopy course/laparoscopic ATSM/RCOG course and Ethicon Endosurgery hysterectomy course, as well as international basic/advanced laparoscopic courses for Ethicon Endosurgery. In addition he is a UK, Ethicon Endosurgery, laparoscopic advanced energy advisory board member.
He enjoys sports particularly running and in May 2010 won an organised 5km race at Richmond Park (350 runners in total), where he and 5 other colleagues raised over £1,500, for the London King's College Hospital Ectopic Pregnancy Research Trust. In 2014, he ran the London Marathon in 3 hours, 49 minutes and 21 seconds for the Endometriosis UK charity, raising £2,333.75.