Lord Darzi is one of the world’s leading surgeons at Imperial College London, where he holds the Paul Hamlyn Chair of Surgery, specialising in the field of minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery, having pioneered many new techniques and technologies.
His main clinical and academic interest is in minimally invasive surgery and allied technologies in which he and his team are internationally recognized.
This work has received international recognition and he has also delivered many prestigious and named lectures around the globe.
On 29 June 2007 Lord Darzi was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State in the Department of Health in the House of Lords at the Department of Health by the Prime Minister, Gordon Brown. As a government minister, Darzi found himself responsible for leading the passage of health-related legislation through the Lords. Read more