The Lewis Spitz & Edward M Kiely Symposium, held in honour of Lewis Spitz & Edward M Kiely, is one of the highlights of the UK Paediatric Surgical calendar. It is followed by the Simpson-Smith Memorial Lecture, held in memory of Alexander Simpson-Smith who was a surgeon at Great Ormond Hospital in the 1930s and was tragically lost in action during World War II.

The 75th Simpson-Smith Memorial Lecture will be given by Professor Atsuyuki Yamataka, M.D., PhD, Department of Paediatric General and Urogenital Surgery, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.


Learning objectives: 

This years symposium will focus on Liver and Pancreas Diseases, with topics to include:

  • Biliary Atresia
  • Choledochal cyst
  • Fluorescence Guided Surgery
  • Basic Science


Who should attend:

This event is open to Consultants, Junior Doctors and Healthcare professionals working in Surgical departments.


For programme and more information, please visit our Registration Page.