Mr Max Almond

Consultant General Surgeon

Mr Almond is a Consultant Surgeon who specialises in major abdominal cancer surgery and general surgery. He is an expert at treating common conditions including hernias, lipomas and skin lesions. He is also an expert in the assessment of abdominal pain.

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Friday afternoon

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MBChB(Hons) DM FRCS(Eng)

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NHS Post

University Hospital Birmingham

Professional Societies

The British Sarcoma Group
The British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons
The Transatlantic Retroperitoneal Sarcoma Working Group

Full Biography

Mr Almond is a Consultant General and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon specialising in abdominal cancer surgery, gallstones, acid reflux, hernia repairs, skin lesions and endoscopy. His NHS practice is based at University Hospital Birmingham. Mr Almond is highly skilled at open, laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures. His abdominal cancer practice includes surgery for sarcoma, GIST, neuroendocrine tumours and adrenal cancers. Patients with complex rare tumours are referred to him from across England and Wales.

Mr Almond completed subspecialty training in upper gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary surgery and then gained further specialist experience in abdominal cancer surgery through Fellowships to the Istitutio Dei Tumori, Milan and the Royal Marsden Hospital, London. In addition, he developed specialist skills in therapeutic endoscopy (including ERCP) through Fellowships to Harvard University, Boston; the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, and the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, US.

Mr Almond is an honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Birmingham. He has published more than 80 research articles including recent publications in the British Journal of Surgery and the journal Nature. He is a member of the British Sarcoma Group, the British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons and the Transatlantic Retroperitoneal Sarcoma Working Group, through which he has contributed to international guidelines.

At The Westbourne Centre, Mr Almond carries out hernia repairs (inguinal, femoral, umbilical, incisional, epigastric) and the excision of skin and subcutaneous lesions including sebaceous cysts and lipomas.


Hernia Repair

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