Luke Meleagros is a consultant surgeon in the NHS since 1994. Luke specialises in General, Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgery and is based at the BMI The Cavell Hospital, Enfield Town.
Luke has extensive experience as a medico-legal expert. On average, 2 to 3 expert reports per month in medical negligence cases. Instructed mainly by solicitors on behalf of NHS Trusts and the NHS Resolution. Instructed by solicitors on behalf of claimants in medical negligence and personal injury cases.
Luke made court appearances as an Expert Witness in 2002, 2012, 2014 and 2016, 2017 and 2018 including appearances at the Country Courts, 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 colorectal, surgery complications, laparoscopic cholecystectomy and complications, laparoscopic and open inguinal hernia surgery, bowel injury at gynaecological laparoscopic procedures, incisional and strangulated hernia, appendicitis, acute abdomen, peritonitis, diverticulitis intestinal fistula, colovaginal fistula, intestinal ischaemia, small bowel obstruction colonic pseudo-obstruction, colonoscopic bowel injuries, obstetric anal sphincter injuries, septic complications of diabetes, complications of colorectal surgery, colorectal cancer diagnosis, gastrointestinal perforation by ingested foreign bodies, postoperative deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolus.