Professor Aali J Sheen

Professor Aali J Sheen

MB ChB MD FRCS (Eng) FRCS (Gen Surg)

General Surgery

26 years of experience
15 years as a specialist


  • Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4066576
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £165

    Follow-up appointment: £100

    Practices worked at

    The Christie Private Care

    The Christie Private Care, Wilmslow Road, Manchester, United Kingdom, M20 4BX
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    Professor Aali Sheen is a Consultant General Surgeon specialising in abdominal wall hernias. After completing his medical training in Dundee, he undertook specialist training in General Surgery in London, Leeds and Manchester. Following this, he trained in specialist ‘keyhole’ hernia surgery in Sweden.

    Professor Sheen is recognised as a national leader in the management of patients/athletes with groin pain. He redefined the meaning of a ‘sportsman’s groin’, publishing the first consensus statement for groin pain in athletes in 2014. He has been published extensively in this field and is regularly invited to speak at international conferences. He was recently the UK’s Lead Investigator in the world’s first randomised controlled trial comparing treatments for sportsman’s groin.

    He has extensive experience treating both elite and amateur athletes for groin injuries, including a number of Premiership football players. He believes that it is not always appropriate to operate and physiotherapy along with other treatments such as Plasma injections and/or Shockwave Therapy can be highly beneficial.

    He is a core member of Manchester’s Hip and Groin Clinic at MIHP and also sees patients outside of this group.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    • Keyhole (Laproscopic) Hernia Repair
    • Liver Surgery
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Whipple Procedure
    • ACNES  procedure 
    • Mesh removal 
    • Chronic  pain 
    • Chronic Abdominal Pain
    • Gallstones 
    • Hernias: Inguinal, Incisional, Epigastric, Umbilical and Sportsman's (inguinal disruption)
    • Pancreatic Disorders 




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    • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    • Gallstone Surgery
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Laparoscopy
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Liver Resection
    • Liver Surgery
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Splenectomy
    • Video Consultation
    • Whipple Procedure
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    Special interests

    • Femoral Hernia
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Gallstones
    • Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Liver Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancreatic Disorders
    • Pancreatitis
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    MBChB University of Dundee 1993

    FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1998

    MD University of Manchester 2003

    FRCS (General Surgery) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2005

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