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Professor Bijendra Patel is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Consultant Upper GI Surgeon at UCLH and Barts Health NHS Trust London, UK. His clinical expertise includes Laparoscopic Surgery and Upper GI Surgery for benign and malignant diseases. He is a world leader in integrating technology enhanced learning for surgical education. In October 2005, he pioneered this concept by creating the world’s first Masters course in acquiring surgical skills by virtual reality simulation (MSc Surgical Skills and Sciences) at the Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London to “Globalise And Fast-Track Surgical Training” Prof Patel is also a leader for Queen Mary University of London for developing joint degrees courses, & international university partnership. His main research interests include surgical simulation as a tool for acquisition and retention of surgical skills and developing technology enhanced learning curriculum for surgical training. He is also founder president of Society of Surgical Simulation and also the founder and editor-in chief of the Journal of Surgical Simulation, the first academic journal dedicated to publishing research in the fields of surgical simulation. Prof Patel is passionate about globalization of surgical education and has shared his expertise as invited speaker, international chair and faculty at surgical and technology conferences globally.
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