PhD, FRCS (Edin+Eng), FCS(SA), FCS(PAED),MRCPCH(UK), MBCHB
Professor Kokila Lakhoo is a consultant paediatric surgeon at the Children’s Hospital in Oxford and the University of Oxford. Besides general paediatric surgery and ambulatory surgery her special interests are: global health, fetal counselling, neonatal surgery, paediatric tumour surgery, paediatric thoracic surgery and specialist gastrointestinal surgery. She is chair of the international forum for the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons and is personally developing paediatric surgery through a link in Tanzania, Malawi and South Africa. She is the president of Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery (GICS) that has followed on from the Lancet Commission. She is editor of 4 books including a recent joint venture with her African colleague as editor to a text book namely “Paediatric Surgery: a comprehensive text for Africa”(publisher global- help publishers).She has to date contributed to 71 chapters to paediatric surgical text books and has over 300 peer reviewed publications.