Jacob Akoh

Jacob A Akoh is a Consultant General and Transplant Surgeon at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust. He is also Senior Academic Tutor and Associate Professor of Surgery (Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer) with Plymouth University Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry. His current practice involves elective and emergency commitments in general surgery and renal transplantation.

He is also listed in the Dictionary of International Biography and cited in the 2009 and 2010 editions of Marquis Who's Who in the World®.

Subspecialty skills include general surgery, renal transplantation, vascular access surgery, parathyroid and thyroid surgery. He is a member of many medical societies, has published articles in peer reviewed journals and is co-editor of a book on dialysis access titled, "DIALYSIS ACCESS: Current Practice". He is an expert referee for the NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme.

He is a member of the Training and Education Committee of the British Transplantation Society (BTS). He was until recently and until, a member of Council of the BTS (March 2011 - February 2014), Director of the South West Transplant Centre (March 2003 - March 2011) and Clinical Director for Surgery and Renal Services (September 2005 - March 2010). He is immediate past President of the Medical Association of Nigerians Across Great Britain (MANSAG).

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