Portfolio Clinics

The IMG Surgical Careers Programme

Dr. Vishali Sharma
About Me
About Me
I am currently a Urology-themed Core Surgical Trainee working in East of England. Having completed an F3 and F4 year prior to commencing Core Training, I have gained experience navigating the complexities of building a portfolio and understanding the application process.
Ms. Faiza Soomro
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Miss Faiza Hashim Soomro is a surgical trainee based in Yorkshire & The Humber deanery with a passion for hepatopancreatic biliary surgery and liver transplant. After completing her surgical residency in Pakistan, she pursued advanced training in the UK through an International Training Fellowship.
Ms. Harindi Alawattegama
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I studied Medicine at the University of Birmingham before completing F1 & F2 in the Midlands. I took a F3 year (during COVID), where I worked as a surgical SHO in Manchester. I did my Vascular-themed CST in the North West ahead of being directly appointed to ST3 in the West Midlands.
Mr. Benjamin Lin
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I trained at the university of Cambridge with foundation posts in East Anglia. Completed an F3 in trauma at St Mary’s in London a major trauma centre. Subsequently successful in gaining a Core surgical training post in Severn and a subsequent ST3 post in orthopaedics in Severn. 
Ms. Sadaf Batool
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I am a Surgical trainee currently working as specialist registrar. I have previous teaching and leadership experience for 4 years with active involvement in multiple courses. I have done train the trainer course, leadership course along with exam preparation courses for junior trainees.
Dr. Anshika Tyagi
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I am a current ST1 surgical trainee in the Yorkshire and Humber deanery. I studied medicine in India and joined NHS in a trust grade job in 2022.
Dr.Sarah Moin
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Core Surgical Trainee in North West London - aspiring breast surgeon. Achieved Masters in Surgical Sciences at the University of Edinburgh 2023. MBChB University of Edinburgh 2020. b in 2022.
Dr. Daniel Lewandowski
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I am currently a T&O themed CT2 in South Wales at Morriston Hospital, Swansea. I was born in Canada, where I did an undergraduate degree in Honours Life Sciences and completed medical school in Wroclaw, Poland. 
Ms. Moneet Gill
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About Me
I trained at the university of Cambridge with foundation posts in East Anglia. Completed an F3 in trauma at St Mary’s in London a major trauma centre. Subsequently successful in gaining a Core surgical training post in Severn and a subsequent ST3 post in orthopaedics in Severn. 
Ms. Shabnam Cyclewala
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I'm a core surgical trainee based in Bristol. I have finished my medical training in India, and being an IMG I have experienced the hardships and uncertainty that comes with applying to specialty training. I would like to share my journey and the help future aspirants achieve their goals and hopefully make their journey smoother and more attainable.
Ms. Madara Kronberga
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I am a surgical trainee starting my ST3 in General Surgery in East Midlands. Prior to that I have graduated medical school from Riga Stradins University in Latvia, completed Foundation Program in North West and my Core Surgical training in West Midlands deanery. 
Dr. Wei Yan Soh
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 I am currently a CT1 in West Midlands with an ENT themed placement. I hold a UK MBBS degree despite completing my medical studies overseas, and have completed both my foundation years in East Midlands.
Mr. Jih Dar Yau
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I'm a general surgery registrar who wishes to help IMGs achieve their goals through near-peer mentorship support.
Mr. Hafizul Haq
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About Me
I am a Core Surgical Trainee within the London Deanery. I completed my medical degree from the University of Leeds, then completed my Academic Foundation Programme (Medical Education) within the EBH Deanery.