Mr Somaiah Aroori is a vastly experienced consultant general, laparoscopic, hepato-pancreato-biliary and transplant surgeon based in Plymouth. He is a specialist in laparoscopic surgical procedures involving the gallbladder, bile duct, liver, pancreas, duodenum, hernias in the groin, umbilicus, adrenal glands and kidneys. He chooses laparoscopic surgery due to it being less invasive, associated with less pain, offering faster recovery, and lower infection rates.
He completed his medical qualifications in his native India, achieving bachelors degrees in both medicine and surgery before gaining a masters in general surgery from the best medical institution in India, The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. Mr Aroori then moved to the UK and trained in general surgery, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery in Birmingham and Cambridge.
In 2011, Mr Aroori started his general, HPB , and renal transplant surgical consultant job at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust. Since then he has been involved in over 1000 laparoscopic gallbladder operations (with no bile duct injuries) 600 hernia operations, 600 complex liver, pancreas, and bile duct operations for tumours, and several hundred other general surgical operations.
Mr Aroori is an active contributor in numerous research projects and medical investigations. He is the chief investigator for the multi-centre study called " RAW - Recurrence After Whipple" study and UK wide study called the ALICE study. He is an examiner for both MRCS and FRCS. He has developed and organised several surgically courses both for the postgraduate and consultant surgeons. He is honorary fellow of Plymouth University. He also tutored undergraduate and postgraduate medical students on a range of courses as well as regularly writing and contributing to numerous medical publications.