Luke Meleagros is a Consultant Surgeon at North Middlesex University Hospital. He has extensive experience as a medico-legal expert. On average, he completes 1 to 2 expert reports per week in Medical Negligence.
Instructed mainly by solicitors on behalf of NHS Trusts and the NHS Resolution. Also instructed by solicitors on behalf of Claimants in Medical Negligence. He has acted as Joint Expert in some Medical Negligence cases. He has appeared in court to give evidence as expert witness in 2002, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018, including five appearances at the Royal Courts of Justice and twice at the Supreme Court of Bermuda.
Expert reports cover a wide range of cases of alleged negligence in General Surgery including:
laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic and open inguinal and incisional hernia surgery, bowel injury at gynaecological laparoscopic procedures, laparoscopic colorectal surgery complications, appendicitis, acute abdomen, peritonitis, diverticulitis, intestinal fistula, colovaginal fistula, intestinal ischaemia, small and large bowel obstruction, colonic pseudo-obstruction, colonoscopic bowel injuries, complications of colorectal surgery, delays in colorectal cancer diagnosis, gastrointestinal perforation by ingested foreign bodies, postoperative deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
Sample reports are available for perusal, at request.
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, British Association of Surgical Oncology, Society for Academic and Research Surgery, British Society of Gastroenterology, British Medical Association, Royal Society of Medicine