The NoSTRA Consultant Advisory Body

A consultant body of surgeons who provide overall research support representing a variety of surgical subspecialties

Mr Ben Griffiths

Mr Griffiths works as a colorectal surgeon at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle. His special interests include locally advanced and recurrent colorectal cancer, abdominal wall reconstruction, advanced laparoscopic surgery and regional anal cancer. He is a Royal College tutor at the RVI.

Mr Paul O'Loughlin

Mr O’Loughlin works as a colorectal surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead. His speciali interests include complex inflammatory bowel surgery, abdominal wall reconstruction and advanced laparoscopic surgery. He is the surgical lead for the Emergency Care Centre at the QE Hospital.

Professor David Talbot

Professor Talbot works as a transplant surgeon at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle. His special interests include renal transplantation, liver transplantation, pancreas transplantation and surgical access for dialysis.

Professor Tom Lennard

Professor Lennard works as a breast and endocrine surgeon at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle. His special interest include thyroid and parathyroid surgery, laparoscopic and open surgery for adrenal disease and pancreatic surgery for endocrine disorders.