King, Mr Andrew
MA, MB.BChir, PhD, FRCS (Gen Surg)
Colorectal and intestinal failure surgery
Training and education
- MB.BChir (bachelor of medicine, bachelor of surgery) - University of Cambridge
- MA in physiology - University of Cambridge
- Basic surgical training - Birmingham and Wessex
- PhD - University of Southampton
- Higher surgical training - Wessex
Mr King has worked for the Trust since April 2009. His areas of expertise include:
- laparoscopic colorectal surgery
- laparoscopic pelvic surgery and pouch surgery
- open colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease surgery
- laparoscopic and open hernia repair
- intestinal failure surgery.
- Setting up the modified early warning score across the surgical division, which seeks to identify critically ill surgical patients early
- Setting up a clinical trial, with Professor Ottensmeier, looking at DNA vaccines against colorectal cancer
- Setting up a clinical trial, again with Professor Ottensmeier, looking at DNA vaccines against cytomegalovirus in transplantation
- Setting up the regional centre of expertise for intestinal failure surgery.
Awards and prizes
- Competitive research training fellowship - Cancer Research UK, 2000
- Best presentation - Intensive Care Society: State of the Art Conference, 2002
- Best presentation - University of Southampton postgraduate conference, 2002
- King A, Pockney PG et al. Medical emergency teams and cardiac arrests in hospital. BMJ. 2002; 324: 1215-6.
- King A, Primrose JN. The Principles of Cancer Treatment by Surgery. Surgery. Vol. 21(11) 2003; 284-88.
- Stevenson FK, King A, Ottensmeier CH. Vaccine Therapy in NHL: Future Promises and Current Limitations. Leukemia and Lymphoma. 2003; 44: 85-90.