Professor Derek Manas is a Consultant Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgeon based in Newcastle.
Prof Manas trained in Cape Town, South Africa and completed fellowships at Johns Hopkins - USA and Paul-Brousse, Paris. He was the recipient of the CJ Adams/Sandoz Traveling Fellowship to the UK in 1993 and joined the NHS in Newcastle in 1994.
Professor Manas attained a personal chair in Transplantation at Newcastle University in 2007 and has been instrumental in successfully developing three super-region funded transplant programmes (Liver, Pancreas and Islet transplantation) in the North East of England, as well as establishing and managing Liver and Pancreas cancer surgery in Newcastle.
Professor Manas is a member of NICE, Liver and Pancreas Advisory Groups, British Transplant Society, ELTA. He was recently involved in re-designing the organ donor retrieval service on a national level.