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Reasons to trust in your decision to see Mr Kirkby-Bott

Why Mr James Kirkby-Bott?

We provide 4 aspects of Mr James Kirkby-Bott's practice.  

Experience, Research, Patient Outcomes AND Great Patient feedback as reasons to trust him with your health.

Experience & Achievement

UK qualified and trained in leading centres of excellence at home and abroad. He has won a number of Prizes for his work.

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Publications & Research

With a breadth of research papers with a high impact he has also been invited to write book chapters and the first book on Parathyroid disease.Learn more

Outcomes

Outcomes are of central importance to Mr Kirkby-Bott. He adds all his cases to the National Audit registries existing for his practice. Review them here

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Patient feedback

Quality improvement is a passion along with outcomes. Patient feedback is key to continually improving services in a way that matters most to patients.

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Consultant Surgeon

Mr James Kirkby-Bott's

Experience & Achievements

Studying surgery since 1992

Qualifications

BSc(Hon), University College London (1997) History of Medicine

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) 
Surgery advisor to Wessex AHSN (2015-present) 
Owner & founder, medical-proofreading.com (2009 - present) 
Founder, Wessex Endocrine Society (started 2018) 
Q member - Health Quality & Improvement Partnership (elected 2017) 

Prizes

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

Research & Publications are a helpful measure of respect & understanding within Peer Groups

Research & Publications

Mr Kirkby-Bott has an active research record and presents and publishes widely
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Books & Book Chapters

41

Peer reviewed research publications

12

Presentations & Prizes

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Research Impact factor        H-Index

Books

Parathyroid: Anatomy, Functions and Disorder. Kirkby-Bott J, editor.  New York. Nova Scientific publishing, Sept 12 2012

Profiles

Spire Hospital Southampton

Book Chapters

Kirkby-Bott J. HPT persistante ou récidivante pour hpt primaire sporadique ou rénale. In Chirurgie Endocrinienne. Currently being assembled by B Carnaille and F Triponez under the auspices of l'AFCE publication expected at end of 2013.

Kirkby-Bott J. Sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism.  In Kirkby-Bott J editor. Parathyroid Anatomy, Function & Disorder. New York. Nova Science Publishing; 2012. In Parathyroid: Anatomy, Functions and Disorder. Kirkby-Bott J, editor.  New York. Nova Scientific 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. In Parathyroid: Anatomy, Functions and Disorder. Kirkby-Bott J, editor.  New York. Nova Scientific 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. In Parathyroid: Anatomy, Functions and Disorder. Kirkby-Bott J, editor.  New York. Nova Scientific 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. In Parathyroid: Anatomy, Functions and Disorder. Kirkby-Bott J, editor.  New York. Nova Scientific 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 Commentary

J Kirkby-Bott "Commentary on, Lateral cervical lymph node metastases from papillary thyroid carcinoma: preoperative detection and predictive factors of level V metastasis". 

 Br J Surg 2013;100:503 .

Book reviews

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.

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.

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

Published Peer Reviewed Research

Published Papers

RIFT Study Group on behalf of the West Midlands Research Collaborative. Evaluation of appendicitis 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 multi-component quality improvement intervention to reduce mortality after emergency abdominal surgery (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 outcomes for emergency admissions: laparotomy for gastrointestinal conditionsBMJ Open Gastroenterology 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-BottDefining our destiny: Trainee working group consensus statement on the future of emergency surgery training in the United KingdomWorld 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 Infections 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, Federico 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.

J 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) 36:1382-1388, DOI: 10.1007/s00268-012-1488-1

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

R Johns, J Kirkby-BottSnapshot 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 diseaseLangenbeck 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. Editorial commentary on this paper by Bruno Niederle. Langenbecks Arch Surg (2010) 395:831–835 DOI 10.1007/s00423-010-0705-3

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 reportAnn 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 sectionEJSO 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.

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: Prospective, 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 conference, Manchester, April 2014.

K.Pearson, J.Davies, I. Fecher-Jones, I.Bailey, J.Kirkby-BottThe referring doctors diagnostic accuracy in an acute surgical service. Br J Surg 2015; 102(Supple. 1):240. Poster presentation at 48th ASGBI conference, Manchester, April 2014.

K.Martin, K.Pearson, I.Fecher-Jones, I. Bailey, J.Kirkby-Bott. An abscess pathway could help reduce length of stay. Br J Surg 2015; 102(Supple. 1):243. Poster presentation at 48th ASGBI conference, Manchester, April 2014.

K.Pearson, I.Fecher-Jones, V.Trompetas, I.Bailey, J.Kirkby-Bott. Can PR Bleeding be safely treated 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. 

International Peer reviewed Presentations

James Kirkby-Bott, Laurent Brunaud, Muriel Mathonet,Etienne Hamoir, Jean-Louis Kraimps, Christophe Trésallet, Laurence Amar,  Alexandre Rault,Jean-Francois Henry, Bruno Carnaille.  Ectopic hormone secreting phaeochromocytoma: A francophone observational study.  Presented to the4th ESES workshop on adrenocortical cancer and malignant phaeochromocytoma. Lyon May 12th 2011

J Kirkby-Bott, C Close B Ahmad, T Gould. Non-hypnotic Etomidate infusion to control hpercortisolaemia in malignant causes of Cushing’s syndrome.  Poster presented to the 4th ESES workshop on adrenocortical cancer and malignant phaeochromocytoma. Lyon May 12th 2011

E St John, J Kirkby-Bott, M Salazar, R Caiazzo, L Arnalsteen, F Pattou, B Carnaille. Primary hyperparathyroidism in the elderly and changes in post-operative calcium. Poster presentation at ASiT conference, Birmingham, April 2011.  Winner of the ASiT Aesclepius Academia Endocrine surgery prize.

James Kirkby-Bott, Laurent Brunaud, Muriel Mathonet,Etienne Hamoir, Jean-Louis Kraimps, Christophe Trésallet, Laurence Amar,  Alexandre Rault,Jean-Francois Henry, Bruno Carnaille.  Ectopic hormone secreting phaeochromocytoma: A francophone observational study.  Short-listed for BJS prize.  Oral presentation given at the BAETS meeting, Birmingham October 22st 2010.

J Kirkby-Bott, M Seqeuira,Z El-Khatib, R Caiazzo, S Aubert, E Leteurtre, L Arnalsteen,      F Pattou, B Carnaille.  Definition and outcome of massive adrenal tumours.  Oral presentation given at the BAETS meeting, Birmingham October 22st 2010.

J Kirkby-Bott,A Mortier, C Rubin, G Royale, K Dewberry.  Early report of ultrasound vocal cord assessment for patients undergoing cervicotomy. Oral presentation at the IAES meeting Adelaide, August 30th 2009

J Kirkby-Bott, M Salazar, R Caiazzo, L Arnalsteen, F Pattou, B Carnaille. Primary hyperparathyroidism in the elderly and changes in post-operative calcium. Oral presentation at BAETS meeting, London, November 20th 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. Short-listed for BJS prize.  Oralpresentation at the BAETS meeting, London, November 20th 2009

J Kirkby-Bott,A Mortier, C Rubin, G Royale, K Dewberry.  Early report of ultrasound vocal cord assessment for patients undergoing cervicotomy. Oral presentation at the BAETS meeting London November 20th 2009

I. Mashawaran, J Kirkby-Bott, J Lynn, B Fleming.  Prospective trial of the outcomes of primary parathyroid surgery with and with out Intra-operative PTH assay sampling.  Short-listed for BJS prize.  Oralpresentation at the BAETS meeting, London, November 20th 2009

H. Markogiannakis, J Kirkby-Bott, J Jackson, F Palazzo B. Fleming.  Predictors of ectopic gland location and Imaging failure in persistent hyperparathyroidism,  BAETS meeting, Marseilles, Oct 10th 2008