University College London Hospital, Royal Free Hospital
Mr Arjun Shankar is a Consultant General, HPB and Sarcoma Surgeon at Royal Free and University College London NHS foundation Trust and is the Medical Director of The Total Abdomen Unit at The Lister Hospital. Previously he was the Divisional Clinical Director of Surgery at University College Hospital where he led on organisational restructure, governance and tertiary and acute services development.
His clinical interests include hepatobiliary and pancreas surgery with a particular interest in pancreatitis, sarcoma surgery (he is the lead surgeon in the London Sarcoma Unit) and complex hernias (he is the head of the Abdominal Wall Unit).
He leads The Unit with his clinical and managerial colleagues and chairs its governance and audit committees.