Derek Manas

Professor Derek M. Manas is a hepatobiliary and transplant surgeon who trained in Cape Town, South Africa and completed fellowships at ‘Johns Hopkins - USA’ and ‘Paul-Brousse, Paris’. He joined the NHS at the Freeman Hospital in 1994 and attained a personal chair in Transplantation in 2007. He has been instrumental in successfully developing three super- regionally funded transplant programmes in the North East of England (Liver, Pancreas and Islets) as well as most recently the UK’s first ‘Institute for Transplantation’ in Newcastle. He is a member or chair of a number of national committees and has a well established national and international research reputation in primary liver cancer, radio-frequency ablation of liver tumours and liver transplantation for primary liver cancer.

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