Mr David Nott is an outstanding surgeon who works mainly in London as a general and vascular surgeon and also carries out volunteer work in war torn countries. He has been honoured for his dangerous work and nicknamed the “Indiana Jones of surgery.” As a vascular surgeon he specialises in keyhole techniques and is the first surgeon to combine laparscopic and vascular surgery. His other work includes hernia repairs, removal of lipomas and haemorrhoids and treatment of varicose veins. He is based at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital, Royal Brompton Hospital and The Royal Marsden Hospital. In addition, Mr Nott spends a few months every year working as a volunteer surgeon for agencies such as Médecins Sans Frontières and the British Red Cross, and has performed surgery in countries such as Afghanistan, Bosnia, Iraq, Libya and Syria.