Healthcare Training

Building on our long experience in delivering microsurgical courses, we are expanding and developing healthcare training across a range of specialties.

Healthcare Training

What We Do

Our vision for training at The Griffin Institute is to deliver best in class training across a broad spectrum of surgical specialties in a word class location. We aim to achieve our vision by:

  • Developing a world class training centre for minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopy/endoscopy and robotics) that can lead advanced training in England, Europe and beyond
  • Continuing education for the current generation of medical professionals with novel and translational treatments

We offer a wide range of educational opportunities for healthcare professionals starting at undergraduate level up to consultant and including all related practitioners. Our facilities include a fully equipped robotic suite, a minimal access surgery training room, two operating theatres and a CT room. Training courses are offered in the following specialties:

  • General Surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Upper GI
  • Colorectal
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Thoracic
  • Emergency
  • Microsurgery
  • Vascular

What We Do

The Training Team

Meet our team…

The Training Team

Director of Training
Professor Nader Francis MB ChB, FRCS, FEBS(Hon), PhD
Education Manager
Dr Fiona Carter, BSc, PhD CertTHE
Training Lead
Sital Vara, BSc
Theatre Team
Jake Foad BSc
Research Fellow
Matt Boal MBChb, MRCS
Research Fellow
Walaa Ghamrawi MBChb, MRCS

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