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Surgery at the Winchester Discovery Centre Event

Tim Underwood
19:00 - 20:30
8 November 2013
Winchester Discovery Centre

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Winchester Discovery Centre on 0845 603 5631 .

Event details

Taking you to the scalpel’s edge in the theatres of a leading surgical centre, surgeon Tim Underwood sheds light on a life in scrubs; the pressure, the surgery, the challenges, the drive to improve.

Surgery at the Winchester Discovery Centre

An evening of conversation, real-life surgical footage and working demonstrations, Surgeon is Tim Underwood's personal story of a surgical career, the challenges he confronts every day and his efforts to help eradicate oesophageal cancer.


  • Anatomy of a surgeon's life
  • Open and keyhole surgery on screen
  • Human error in the operating theatre
  • Fighting the ‘heartburn' cancer
  • Live demonstrations

About Tim

An award-winning surgeon and Medical Research Council clinician scientist, Tim Underwood  is an upper gastrointestinal specialist at Southampton, combining surgical practice with research to improve patients' outcomes and oesophageal cancer diagnosis, treatment and care. Tim is also a trustee of Heartburn Cancer Awareness & Support, and is running the 2013 New York Marathon with colleagues to raise £100,000 for Cancer Research UK.

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