THE COURSE DIRECTOR & EDUCATOR

Mr Sanjeev Pathak is a Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sheffield Medical School and Consultant Urological Surgeon at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals.

He is a Surgical Tutor at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.  He is an active member of the intercollegiate FRCS (Urol) MCQ writing panel.

EXAMINATIONS

  • Active member of the intercollegiate FRCS Urology MCQ writing panel. The part A question paper is set by the panel twice a year at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.

  • Examiner of undergraduate medical students at the University of Sheffield.

  • Examiner of higher urology trainees in their annual mock FRCS Urology oral examination,  Yorkshire and Humber deanery.

  • Previously, he was an Examiner in Anatomy at the University of Oxford.

TEACHING/ TRAINING

ACADEMIC

He has a longstanding passion for teaching and training medical students, junior doctors and fellow consultant colleagues.

  • PATS tutor for undergraduate medical students at the University of Sheffield.

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  • Active member of the teaching faculty of the national, annual “Urology Boot Camp Course” held in Leeds. This is officially recognised by the British Association of Urological Surgeons.

         

  • Active member of the teaching faculty of the National Laparoscopic Nephrectomy Thiel Cadaveric Course also held in Leeds.

   

  • Previously, Demonstrator in Anatomy at the University of Oxford Medical School.

His personal qualifications highlight his strong and thorough understanding of how to succeed undergraduate and postgraduate examinations.

       

  • His qualifications include FRCS (Urol); FRCS (Eng); FEBU; MD; MBChB; USMLE.  

  • He has written chapters in revision books e.g. “Basic Science for the FRCS (Urol) and Postgraduate Examinations”. He has written numerous peer-reviewed articles, presented his research findings at national and international meetings. He has been an invited speaker at many national and international meetings.

  • He was awarded a Doctorate at the University of Leicester; the research focused on investigating molecular biological markers for the chemoprevention of prostate cancer.

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  • Currently, he is a reviewer for a number of peer-reviewed urology journals.

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Mr Sanjeev Pathak is an experienced surgeon, having been a Consultant over 10 years. Currently, he is a full-time, NHS Consultant Urological Surgeon at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals (STH).

STH is one of the largest urology units in the UK. Although, he undertakes all aspects of general urology, his subspecialty interests are renal and testicular cancer. In the tertiary referral centre, he provides complex renal surgery (including level IV thrombectomy) and advanced testicular cancer (RPLND surgery). He is experienced in all surgical techniques, open and keyhole surgery. He is the Clinical Lead for Urology and Lead for Testicular Cancer at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and South Yorkshire, respectively. Previously, Clinical lead for Urological Cancers.