Mr Ricky Harminder Bhogal

Consultant HPB Surgeon PhD FRCS

Specialism: Gastrointestinal

Available at: Chelsea

Special interests:

  • Primary liver cancer
  • Secondary liver cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Biliary tract cancer
  • Neuroendocrine tumour
  • Splenic disease
  • Minimal invasive, laparoscopic, robotic HPB surgery
  • Translational research 


Mr Bhogal qualified from The University of Leicester in 2002 after completed an intercalated BSc(Hons) 1st class in 2000. He subsequently entered the specialist surgical training rotation in the West Midlands and trained at the internationally renowned Liver Unit, Birmingham in both HPB and liver transplant surgery. During this period he a Wellcome Trust Research Fellow at The University of Birmingham  and completed his PhD on liver ischaemia-reperfusion injury in 2011. Following this he held a NIHR clinical lectureship at in the Centre for Liver Research, The University of Birmingham with his research gained wide recognition with the award of several prestigious awards including The Syme Medal from The Royal College of Surgeons.

Upon gaining his CCT he undertook a 2-year Senior Fellowship in HPB and liver transplant surgery at The Liver Unit, Birmingham with an additional focus on surgical oncology and minimal access surgery. He continued his research in parallel during this time gaining peer reviewed funding and enhanced this surgical training with sabbaticals at world leading institutions such as The University of Heidelberg, Germany and The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA. 

He is now a Consultant at The Royal Marsden Hospital and is part of a surgical team focused upon performing high volume HPB oncology with a combination of open and minimal access surgical approaches dealing with the full range and complexity of HPB cases.

He is continuing his research interests at the ICR and Biomedical Research Centre and remains an active member of the liver research group at The University of Birmingham. He has currently published over 60 peer reviewed manuscripts and a number of book chapters. 

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