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Dominic Slade

Dominic Slade

Director of Curriculum

Dominic Slade is a consultant Colorectal, Intestinal Failure and General surgeon at Salford Care Organisation, in Greater Manchester. He completed his specialty training in the North West of England. He is the Chair of the abdominal wall committee of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland (ACPGBI), and a committee member of the abdominal wall reconstruction (AWR) committee of the British Hernia Society. 

Over the last 10 years, Dominic has developed a tertiary referral service for complex abdominal wall defects and lately parastomal hernia. He is a keen trainer and for the last 6 years has been involved in the teaching and training of senior clinical fellows in abdominal wall and intestinal failure surgery. He has been faculty and lead for a number of abdominal wall surgical courses over this time and has been responsible for training over 250 senior surgeons in advanced surgical techniques for hernia in the UK, Europe, Australia & China.

He is the co-editor and author of “Manual of Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction”, a practical guide aimed at the general surgeon. He co-wrote the ACPGBI emergency surgical guidelines on the open abdomen and parastomal hernia. He has published on preoperative CT scan assessment of hernias, complications of the open abdomen, the management of enterocutaneous fistulas and AWR, the use of tensor fascia lata (TFL) thigh flaps for massive abdominal wall defects, and presented nationally on patient selection, preoperative work up, management of the open abdomen and anterior and posterior component separation. 

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