Mr Simon Monkhouse

Mr Simon Monkhouse

General surgery 06040030

  • Fee assured
  • Not in Open Referral network
  • Accredited endoscopist
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network
Accredited endoscopist

Specialises in

  • General
  • Upper GI surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Simon Monkhouse is a Consultant Upper GI & Laparoscopic Surgeon. He provides the full range of upper GI elective and emergency services including endoscopy, gallbladder surgery, hernia surgery, weight loss surgery and anti-reflux (heartburn) surgery. All procedures are carried out using the laparoscopic “key-hole”approach.

Mr Monkhouse was the recipient of the "Your Care Matters: improving the patient experience" award at the SASH Annual Staff Awards of Excellence 2015. He has also received two national certificates of excellence for high standards of patient care (2017 & 2018).

Mr Monkhouse studied at the University of Cambridge and was awarded prizes for academic distinction, including the Whitby Scholarship for top 1st. During his training he was awarded the prestigious, “Trainee of the Year” in 2010 and 2011. After training, he spent time in Newcastle doing a dedicated bariatric surgery fellowship. Now an established consultant since 2014, he continues to strive for excellence.

Professional memberships include the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (ALS), theAssociation of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS) and the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS).

Areas of interest

Abdominal pain; Gallstones; Cholecystitis; Biliary Colic; Gallbladder; hernia; Inguinal hernia; groin hernia; umbilical hernia; incisional hernia; acid problems; heartburn; anti-reflux surgery, laparoscopic cholecystectomy; laparoscopic TAPP hernia repair; hernias; laparoscopic fundoplication; Nissen; LINX procedure; weight loss surgery; gastric bypass; gastric band; sleeve gastrectomy; gastric balloon; Upper gastro-intestinal surgery; lipomas; sebaceous cysts; skin lesions; keyhole; minimally invasive; daycase.

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