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Consultant Surgeon

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Consultant Surgeon

Mr James Kirkby-Bott's

Experience & Achievements

Studying surgery since 1992

Qualifications

• BSc(Hon), University College London (1997)
• MBBS, St George's Hospital Medical School, London (1998)

• FRCSEd(Gen), Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh 2008

FEBS (Endocrine), Lyon (2011)

Public Postings

• Consultant Surgeon (2010- present)
• Director Clinical Outcomes, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (2018-present)
• Chairperson, Emergency Laparotomy Project, Wessex AHSN (2017-present)
• Regional lead for the Emergency Laparotomy Collaborative (2015-2017)
• Surgical Consultancy advisor to Wessex AHSN (2015-present)
• Owner & founder, medical-proofreading.com (2009 - present)
• Founder, Wessex Endocrine Society (started 2018)
• Q member - Health Improvement and Innovation specialist in Quality Improvement (2017)
• Lead clinician for The Hernia Clinic Wessex and Hernia Clinic Hampshire (2019-present) 

Prizes

• Norman Tanner Prize Medal in Surgery – Royal Society Medicine (2008)
• IAES Travelling Fellow award (2010)
• Braun Aesclepius prize in Endocrine Surgery (2011) 



Mr James's Kirkby-Bott's Publications 

  • Books

    Parathyroid: Anatomy, Functions and Disorder. Kirkby-Bott J, editor. New York. Nova Scientific publishing: 1st February 2012.

  • Book Chapters

    • Kirkby-Bott J. Carnaille B, Prise en charge de l'hyperparathyoidie persistante ou recidivante. In Tresallet C. & Menegaux F editors. Traite de chirurgie endocrineienne. Paris. Doin Editeurs: 2015.

    • Kirkby-Bott J. Sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism. In Kirkby-Bott J editor. Parathyroid Anatomy, Function & Disorder. New York. Nova Science Publishing; 2012.

    • Quereshi Y, Todd C, Kirkby-Bott J. Parathyroid imaging. In Kirkby-Bott J editor. Parathyroid Anatomy, Function & Disorder. New York. Nova Science Publishing; 2012.

    • Abboud B, Daher R, Kirkby-Bott J. Parathyroid Anatomy and Embryology. In Kirkby-Bott J editor. Parathyroid Anatomy, Function & Disorder. New York. Nova Science Publishing; 2012.

    • Markogiannakis H, Fleming B, Kirkby-Bott J, Re-operative parathyroid surgery. In Kirkby-Bott J editor. Parathyroid Anatomy, Function & Disorder. New York. Nova Science Publishing; 2012.

    • Kirkby-Bott J, El-Khatib Z. Recent Advances in Parathyroid surgery. In: Johnson C.D, Taylor I editors. Recent Advances in Surgery 33. Delhi: Jaypee brothers; 2010. p. 29-42.

  • Invited Contributions

    • Editorial commentry. Lateral cervical lymph node metastases from papillary thyroid carcinoma: preoperative detection and predictive factors of level V metastases. Br J Surg 2013; 100:103

    • Editorial review of Podcasts on endocrine and general surgery topics for the MRCS examination (12 reviews). www.dr-podcast.co.uk. Also  published in book form by Cambridge University Press.

    • Invited book review Q Duh, O Clark, E Kebebew editors. Atlas of Endocrine Surgical Techniques. 1st ed, Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier; 2009. Ann Royal Coll Surg Engl 2010; 92:717-719.

    • Invited book review T Lennard editor. A companion to specialist surgical practice: Endocrine Surgery, 4th ed. London: Saunders Elsevier; 2009. Ann Royal Coll Surg Engl 2010; 92:717-719.

Research

Mr James's Kirkby-Bott's Peer Reviewed Research Papers and Abstracts

Journal publications


RIFT Study Group on behalf of the West Midlands Research Collaborative. Evaluation of appendici-tis risk prediction models in adults with suspected appendicitis. Br J Surg. 2020;107(1):73-86.
G Aggrawal, C.J.Peden, M.Mohammed, A. Pullybank, B.Williams, T.Stephens, S.Kellett, J. Kirkby-Bott, N. Quiney. Use of a care pathway to improve outcomes for patients undergoing emergency general surgery across a large collaborative group; the Emergency Laparotomy Collaborative (ELC). JAMA SURG doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0145.
T. J. Stephens, C. J. Peden, R. M. Pearse, S. E. Shaw, T. E. F. Abbott, E. Jones,D. Kocman, G. Martin, and on behalf of the EPOCH trial group Improving care at scale: process evaluation of a mul-ti-component quality improvement intervention to reduce mortality after emergency abdominal sur-gery (EPOCH trial) Implement Sci 2018; 13: 142. DOI: 10.1186/s13012-018-0823-9
Kwong E, Neuburger J, Murray D, et al Feasibility of collecting and assessing patient-reported out-comes for emergency admissions: laparotomy for gastrointestinal conditions BMJ Open Gastroen-terology 2018;5:e000238. doi: 10.1136/bmjgast-2018-000238
A E Sharrock, J McLachlan, R Chambers, I S Bailey, J Kirkby-Bott. Emergency Abdominal Surgery in the Elderly: Can we predict Mortality? World J Surg (2017) 41:402–409
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-016-3751-3
A E Sharrock, V J Gokani, R L Harries, L Pearce, S R Smith, O Ali, H Chu, A Dubois, H Ferguson, G Humm, M Marsden, D Nepogodiev, M Venn, S Singh, C Swain, J Kirkby-Bott Defining our desti-ny: Trainee working group consensus statement on the future of emergency surgery training in the United Kingdom World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015; 10(1):26. DOI:10.1186/s13017-015-0019-4
Massimo Sartelli, Fausto Catena, Salomone di Saverio, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, Cristian Tranà, J Kirkby-Bott The Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance in Managing Intra-Abdominal Infec-tions Surgical Infections 04/2015; 16(3). DOI:10.1089/sur.2013.262
Massimo Sartelli*, Fausto Catena, Salomone Di Saverio, Luca Ansaloni, Mark Malangoni, Ernest E Moore, Frederick A Moore, Rao Ivatury, Raul Coimbra, Ari Leppaniemi, Walter Biffl, Yoram Kluger, Gustavo P Fraga, Carlos A Ordonez, Sanjay Marwah, Igor Gerych, Jae Gil Lee, Cristian Tranà, Fe-derico Coccolini, Francesco Corradetti and J Kirkby-Bott. Current concept of abdominal sepsis: WSES position paper. World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2014, 9:22 DOI:10.1186/1749-7922-9-22
J Kirkby-Bott "Commentary on 2012-1301, Lateral cervical lymph node metastases from papillary thyroid carcinoma: preoperative detection and predictive factors of level V metastasis" Br J Surg 2013; 100: 503-504. 

James Kirkby-Bott, L Brunaud, M Mathonet, E Hamoir, JL Kraimps, C Trésallet, L Amar, A Rault, JF Henry, B Carnaille. Ectopic hormone secreting phaeochromocytoma: A francophone observational study. World J Surg (2012) Accepted 12th January 2012. In press. 

J Kirkby-Bott, A Skandarajah, H Markogiannakis, M Cowan, B Fleming, F Palazzo. Pre-operative vitamin D deficiency predicts post-operative hypocalcaemia after total thyroidectomy. World J Surg (2011) 35:324–330 DOI: 10.1007/s00268-010-0872-y 

Johns R, Kirkby-Bott J. Snapshot of Stewart-Treves syndrome. Br J Surg, 2011; 98: 267. DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7311
Kirkby-Bott J, Jones E, Perring S, Hosking S.W. Proximal acid reflux treated by fundoplication predicts a good outcome for chronic cough attributable to gastro oesophageal reflux disease. Langenbeck Arch Surg (2011) 396: 167-171. DOI: 10.1007/s00423-010-0702-6
J.Kirkby-Bott, Z El-Khatib, B Soudan, R Caiazzo, L Arnalsteen, B Carnaille. 25 hydroxy vitamin D deficiency causes parathyroid incidentalomas. Langenbeck Arch Surg,(2010). 395; 919-924. DOI: 10.1007/s00423-010-0692-4
J.Kirkby-Bott, B.Carnaille. Experience of the reliability of intra-operative sampling of tissue PTH in parathyroid surgery (letter to the editor). World J Surg (2010) 34:2254. DOI:10.1007/s00268-010-0615-0
J.Kirkby-Bott, M Nelson. Consultant Recruitment is Falling while Trainee numbers are increasing: A Worrying Trend over a seven year period. Bulletin of the Royal College of Surgeons, England 2010; 92(6): 1-4
R Caiazzo, L Arnalsteen, M Pigeyre, J Kirkby-Bott, A Severine, P Pigny, P Mathourin, M Romon, P Fontaine, F Pattou. Metabolic outcomes and quality of life 5 years after Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band in Grade 3 obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Br J Surg 2010; 97: 884-891
J.Kirkby-Bott, A.Brent. ‘Open Surgical insertion of Gastric feeding tube under local anaesthesia – a technical strategy’ Ann R Coll Surg 2008; 90: 696–703
J. Kirkby-Bott, G. Cunnick, M. W. Kissin. T1 G1 N0 ER+ Breast cancer – is adjuvant treatment necessary. EJSO 2005; 31: 369-372
J.Kirkby-Bott, D.Morrow, K.Varty. Operative Duplex vein mapping for vascular bypass procedures: An Early technical report. Ann R Coll Surg 2005; 87: 474
J. Kirkby-Bott, P. Lewis, C. Harmer, W.J.B Smellie. Towards one stage treatment of parathyroid cancer: High pre-operative index of suspicion and use of frozen section. EJSO 2005: 31; 78-83.
J. Kirkby-Bott, H. H. Gibbs. Carotid Endarterectomy Relieves Pulsatile Tinnitus Associated with Severe Ipsilateral Carotid Stenosis. Euro J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2004: 27(6); 651-653.
J. Kirkby-Bott, N. Hakim. Report of 100 open inguinal hernia repairs using a 2cm incision: A novel technique. Int Surg. 2004 Apr-Jun; 89(2):83-4.
K. Armstrong, J. Kirkby-Bott, D.W. Johnson, Chest pain, syncope and puddings (a case report) Lancet 2000; 356: 1322

Published abstracts

RIFT Study Group. Identifying patients with right iliac fossa pain at very low risk of appendicitis: Pro-spective, multicentre validation and calibration of risk scores. Col Dis. 2018;20(S4):76.
RIFT Study Group. International variation in use of imaging for patients presenting with right iliac fossa pain. Int J Surg. 2018;55(S1):S114.
RIFT Study Group. Re-audit of the 2012 national appendicectomy audit in adults. Int J Surg. 2018;55(S1):S115.
K.Pearson, G.Chapple, V.Trompetas, I.Bailey, J.Kirkby-Bott. Cost benefit of setting up a dedicated acute surgery unit. Br J Surg 2015; 102(Supple. 1):68. Short paper presentation. 48th ASGBI con-ference, Manchester, April 2014.
K.Pearson, J.Davies, I. Fecher-Jones, I.Bailey, J.Kirkby-Bott The referring doctors diagnostic ac-curacy in an acute surgical service. Br J Surg 2015; 102(Supple. 1):240. Poster presentation at 48th ASGBI conference, Manchester, April 2014.

J.Kirkby-Bott. Interesting Cases - GI Performance in Immunomodulated Malignancy. Presented at the World society of emergency surgery conference in Jerusalem, July 2015

K.Martin, K.Pearson, I.Fecher-Jones, I. Bailey, J.Kirkby-Bott. An abscess pathway could help re-duce length of stay. Br J Surg 2015; 102(Supple. 1):243. Poster presentation at 48th ASGBI confer-ence, Manchester, April 2014.
K.Pearson, I.Fecher-Jones, V.Trompetas, I.Bailey, J.Kirkby-Bott. Can PR Bleeding be safely treat-ed using an ambulatory pathway? Br J Surg 2015; 102(Supple. 1):163. Poster presentation at 48th ASGBI conference, Manchester, April 2014. 

J Kirkby-Bott, Z El-Khatib, R Caiazzo, L Arnalsteen, B Carnaille. Vitamin D3 deficiency causes asymmetrical parathyroid hyperplasia. Langenbecks Arch Surg (2010) 395 (94):474. Oral presentation given to the ESES meeting, Vienna Austria. May 13th-15th 2010. 

J Kirkby-Bott, R Caiazzo, L Arnalsteen, P Pigny, E Leteurtre, G Dezfoulian, M-C Vantyghem, M D’Herbomez, R Desailloud, O Verrier Mine, J-L Wemeau, B Carnaille, F Pattou. Technique and clinical usefulness of intra-operative hormone assays in the surgical management of sporadic and syndromic insulinoma. Surg 2010. Accepted for oral presentation to the AAES meeting, Pittsburgh USA. April 18-20th 2010 

J Kirkby-Bott, A Mortier, C Rubin, G Royale, K Dewberry. Early report of ultrasound vocal cord assessment for patients undergoing cervicotomy. World J Surg 2009 33(Suppl 1):S75. Video presentation to the IAES meeting Adelaide, Australia, Sept 6th-10th 2009.
J Kirkby-Bott, A Skandarajah, H Markogiannakis, M Cowan, B Fleming, F Palazzo. Pre-operative vitamin D deficiency predicts post-operative hypocalcaemia after total thyroidectomy. World J Surg 2009 33(Suppl 1):S210. Poster presentation at IAES meeting Adelaide, Australia, Sept 6th-10th 2009.
A Ghaffar, D Morganstein, J Kirkby-Bott, J Todd, F Palazzo. (2008) Adrenocortical carcinoma presenting as Cushing’s syndrome: 2 case reports. Endocrine abstracts (18) p23. Oral presentation to the 3rd Multi-disciplinary endocrine symposium, Hammersmith Hospital, London, December 2008
E Lake, J Kirkby-Bott, J Jackson, F Palazzo. (2008) Manubrial split provides adequate exposure for mediastinal exploration for parathyroid adenoma. Endocrine abstracts (18) p26. Poster presented to the 3rd Multi-disciplinary endocrine symposium, Hammersmith Hospital, London, December 2008
J Kirkby-Bott, C Williamson, F Palazzo, A Banergee, K Meeran, T Tan. (2008) Primary hyperparathyroidism and pregnancy. Endocrine abstracts (18) p16. Poster presented to the 3rd Multi-disciplinary endocrine symposium, Hammersmith Hospital, London, December 2008
J.Kirkby-Bott, E.Jones, S.Perring, S.W.Hosking. ‘Proximal acid reflux treated by fundoplication predicts a good outcome for chronic respiratory symptoms attributable to GORD’. Br J Surg 2008: 95 (S3); 112. Poster presented to the ASGBI, Bournemouth may 2008
J.Kirkby-Bott, M Nelson. ‘Consultant Recruitment is Falling while Trainee numbers are increasing: A Worrying Trend over a seven year period.’ Br J Surg 2008: 95 (S3); 159. Poster presented at the ASGBI, Bournemouth may 2008
J.Kirkby-Bott, G. Cunnick, M. W. Kissin. T1 G1 N0 ER+ Breast cancer – is adjuvant treatment necessary. Br.J.Surg. Vol. 90, Suppl. 1, June 2003; 100. Oral presentation to the ASGBI Manchester May 2003. 

Mr James Kirby-Bott's Patient Feedback

2020

Am so grateful that Mr Kirkby-Bott carried out my parathyroid surgery. He is an extremely professional but obviously caring man with a genuine interest in getting me better! I felt totally safe in his hands and he was very supportive throughout my journey. Many thanks.