Clinical Surgery

Chantelle Aftab

Dr Chantelle Aftab is the Deputy Programme Director and Personal Tutor for the ChM (Master of Surgery) Trauma and Orthopaedics online distance learning postgraduate degree programme, delivered in partnership between the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Dr Chantelle Aftab (nee Anandan)

Deputy Programme Director for ChM Trauma & Orthopaedics

Contact details



Edinburgh Surgery Online
Rooms G10/G11
Simon Laurie House
196 Canongate

Dr Chantelle Aftab (MSc, PhD) has a research background in epidemiology and public health, with a particular focus in cancer, asthma and allergies. Dr Aftab joined the Edinburgh Surgery Online team in 2015 as Deputy Programme Director and Personal Tutor for the ChM Trauma & Orthopaedics. She is also a Member of Edinburgh Surgery Online global outreach scholarship selection panel.


  • Deanery of Clinical Sciences Board of Studies, Edinburgh Medical School, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh
  • Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)
  • Senatus Academicus, University of Edinburgh (representing Readers, Senior Lecturers, Lecturers of the Deanery of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine)
  • Association for Learning Technology (ALT)

For a list of Dr Aftab’s publications, please click here.