Luke Meleagros BSc, MBBS, MD, FRCS

Specialist Field: General/Colorectal/Laparoscopic Surgery/Emergency General Surgery

I am a consultant surgeon in the NHS since 1994. I specialise in General, Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgery.

I have extensive experience as a medico-legal expert. On average, I prepare 2 to 3 expert reports per month in medical negligence cases. I am instructed by solicitors on behalf of NHS Trusts and the NHS Resolution, by solicitors on behalf of Claimants in medical negligence and in personal injury cases.  I am also instructed by solicitors acting on behalf of medical defence organisations representing their members.

I have appeared in Court as Expert Witness in 2002, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018, including five appearances at the Royal Courts of Justice and twice at the Supreme Court of Bermuda.

I have been instructed to prepare expert reports in a wide range of cases of alleged negligence in general surgery including: laparoscopic colorectal, surgery complications, laparoscopic cholecystectomy and complications, laparoscopic and open inguinal hernia surgery, bowel injury at gynaecological laparoscopic procedures, incisional and strangulated hernia, appendicitis, acute abdomen, peritonitis, diverticulitis, intestinal fistula, colovaginal fistula, intestinal ischaemia, small bowel obstruction colonic pseudo-obstruction, colonoscopic bowel injuries, obstetric anal sphincter injuries, complications of colorectal surgery, colorectal cancer diagnosis, gastrointestinal perforation by ingested foreign bodies, postoperative deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolus.

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