Dr David Humes

Dr David Humes

Queens Medical Centre Campus, Derby Road, Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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Assistant Professor

David Humes graduated with distinction from King’s College London in 2002 undertaking his basic surgical training in Nottingham. He completed a 2 year research fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and was awarded a PhD in 2010 for his work on Diverticular Disease. He was appointed to an NIHR Academic Clinical Lectureship in the East Midlands Deanery to complete his higher surgical training and won a further 5 year NIHR funded Post-Doctoral fellowship in 2013. He undertook a period of post-doctoral research and clinical activity at the Karolinska Institute (Stockholm, Sweden) in 2014. In 2016 he was appointed as an Associate Professor of Surgical Epidemiology and Honorary Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at the University of Nottingham.

His research interests focus on the use of routinely collected data to study the epidemiology of surgical disease. His current projects include work on surgical training, diverticular disease and venous thromboembolism. His clinical interests are surgery for colorectal and anal cancer.

Publications
Title
Choice of faecal immunochemical test matters: comparison of OC-Sensor and HM-JACKarc, in the assessm
GP access to FIT increases the proportion of colorectal cancers detected on urgent pathways in sympt
Hyperosmolar dehydration: A predictor of kidney injury and outcome in hospitalised older adults
Variation in the risk of venous thromboembolism following colectomy
The impact of COVID-19 on surgical training: a systematic review
Contemporary Review of Risk-Stratified Management in Acute Uncomplicated and Complicated Diverticuli
Significance of Anemia in Outcomes After Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy for Locally Advanced Rectal C
Factors Associated with Attrition and Performance Throughout Surgical Training: A Systematic Review
Risk of symptomatic venous thromboembolism following emergency appendicectomy in adults
Cortical differences in diverticular disease and correlation with symptom reports
Acute colonic diverticulitis: modern understanding of pathomechanisms, risk factors, disease burden
Anaemia as a risk stratification tool for symptomatic patients referred via the two-week wait pathwa
Contemporary Review of Risk-Stratified Management in Acute Uncomplicated and Complicated Diverticuli
Changing Autonomy in Operative Experience Through UK General Surgery Training: A National Cohort Stu
Duration and Magnitude of Postoperative Risk of Venous Thromboembolism after Cholecystectomy: A Popu
Colonic diverticular disease: medical treatments for acute diverticulitis
Time Out of General Surgery Specialty Training in the UK: A National Database Study
Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes Among Women with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Population-Based Study fro
Mortality After Extrahepatic Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Wall Surgery in Patients With Alcoholic
The risk of venous thromboembolism after surgery for esophagogastric malignancy and the impact of ch
Anticipation of thermal pain in diverticular disease