Dr. Alfred Choy
Dr. Alfred Choy is an experienced UK trained gastrointestinal & bariatric surgeon with over 30 years of experience. He joined the Doctors Hospital in April 2020.
He received undergraduate training at Trinity College, University of Cambridge & postgraduate training in Cambridge, London, Liverpool & Belgium.
As a research registrar, he undertook research into circulating tumour cells in breast cancer patients which led to publications in major medical journals including the Lancet & the British Journal of Cancer.
He was appointed a Consultant Upper GI Surgeon at Peterborough & Stamford NHS Foundation Trust (Cambridgeshire, UK) in 1998. He was the Lead Clinician of Upper GI Cancer at Peterborough & was a member of the Site-Specific Tumour group in Upper GI cancer of the West Anglian Cancer Network from 1999 -2005. He was a reviewer for the National Cancer Peer Review in 2005-6.
Dr Choy has a major interest in patient safety & health care management. He was the Clinical Governance Lead for Surgery at Peterborough in 2012 & a member of the Quality Governance Operational Committee. He became the Clinical Director for Surgery of the North West Anglian NHS Foundation Trust in 2014 & sat on the Trust Management Board
He had extensive teaching experience as an educational supervisor for both undergraduates & post-graduate doctors from Liverpool, Manchester, St Mary’s & St George’s Hospitals (London), Cambridge & Leicester.
He was a recognized Clinical Teacher for the Leicester & Warwick Medical School & the University of Cambridge.
He was a Final MB examiner for the University of Leicester in 2005 & 2007 & a Final MB examiner for the University of Cambridge from 2010 to 2016.
He was a trained consultant appraiser.
Dr. Choy performs general and weight loss surgery as well as gastroscopy & colonoscopy. He is experienced in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for abdominal hernia and gastrointestinal tract surgery.
He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Association of Upper GI Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland.
Dr. Choy is also a member of the British Obesity & Metabolic Surgical Society (BOMMS) & the International Federation for Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO).