Mr Arjun Shankar graduated from the University College and Middlesex Hospitals Medical School in 1990. He carried out higher surgical training in upper gastrointestinal tract and Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary (HPB) surgery on the North East Thames training scheme with time spent at the Hammersmith Hospital. In 1999 Mr Shankar was awarded his Medical Doctorate from University College London following research on the development of colorectal liver metastases.
Mr Shankar is a Consultant Surgeon, Divisional Clinical Director of GI Services, and Head of the Hernia Clinic at University College London Hospital. He is available for private patients at The Princess Grace Hospital, London.
He currently conducts research into the genetics of acute and chronic pancreatitis and duodenal polyposis and also has a specialists interest in hernia surgery (especially recurrent and complex), pancreatic surgery and abdominal sarcoma surgery.