Giles Toogood is Professor of Hepatobiliary Surgery at Leeds University and has been a Consultant at St James’s University Hospital, Leeds since 1998. He trained at Oxford University and completed his hepatobiliary and transplant training in Oxford, Cambridge and Australia. He also completed his Doctor of Medicine at Oxford University. He performs liver cancer and liver transplantation surgery and works in one of the largest Units in Europe.
He has published over 160 peer reviewed publications and has supervised several post graduate fellows towards PhDs and MDs.
Giles is currently Principal external examiner for Oxford University Medical School and examines for the Intercollegiate Specialty Board in General Surgery and also for the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes in HPB Surgery.
He was on the NICE guidelines group for gallbladder disease. He is President Elect of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland and was the Founder President of the Great Britain and Ireland Hepatopancreatobiliary Association, (2009). He is also a member of the European and African HPB Association Training Committee.
Giles played cricket for Worcestershire CCC between 1978 and 1982. He played first class cricket and rugby for Oxford University in the 1980s and played Minor Counties Cricket for both Shropshire and Cambridgeshire. He is currently a member of the MCC main Committee and captained MCC on two major tours.