- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Not in Open Referral network
- Upper GI surgery
Gavin Robertson was appointed as a Consultant Surgeon in Leicester in 1999. Having qualified in 1984 he then trained in Centres across the world for 15 years. He developed an expertise in Laparoscopic/keyhole surgery from its inception in 1993. His particular interests are the laparoscopic treatment of gallstones and their complications (over 4500 laparoscopic cholecystectomies performed) ERCP to remove bile duct stones (over 2000) and keyhole surgery to repair abdominal wall hernias with over 5000 procedures carried out, for all sorts of abdominal wall hernias particularly inguinal and incisional.
Other interests include the endoscopic diagnosis and surgical management of acid reflux disease.
Areas of interest
Gallstone disease; gallstones; gallstones disease; gallbladder; Laparoscopic cholecystectomy; ERCP; bile ducts; Hernias; including inguinal hernia; Laparoscopic hernia repair; laparoscopic incisional hernia repair; Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair; Abdominal pain; stomach pain; jaundice; acid reflux; heartburn; liver cancer; pancreas cancer;
- Purnima Unjia
- Glenfield Hospital Groby Road Leicester LE3 9QP
- 0116 258 4608
Anaesthetists worked with
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- private health care .co.uk
- Spire Leicester Hospital
- Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital
- Private Healthcare Information Network is the government mandated source of information about private healthcare
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Laparoscopic and HPB surgeon
Mr Robertson has over 50 original papers in peer reviewed journals on pancreatic islet transplantation, the treatment of inoperable liver tumours and laparoscopic gallbladder and hernia surgery.
In addition he has published a variety of book chapters and review articles on these subjects including co-authoring the chapter on Abdominal Wall and Groin hernias in the current 5th edition of Kirk’s General Surgical Operations published in 2006.
Most of Gavin’s spare time is spent with his wife, Claire and three children - Sophie, Charlie and Joe. In his occasional free moments he manages to get to the gym in an effort to combat the ravages of age. He also enjoys waterskiing and windsurfing.
Elected to the Council of the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland 2011
Patient feedback can be reviewed at "www.iwantgreatcare.org/en/doctors/mr-gavin-robertson"
- MD,ChB Leicester University 1984
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons 1997
- MD Leicester University 1993
- Surgical Fellowship Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide,Australia 1996
Reference number 2914299
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Surgery , 1997
Affiliations / memberships
The Royal College of Surgeons of England from 1988.
British Medical Association from 1981.
The Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland from 1991.
British Society of Gastroenterologists from 1994-2011.
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland from 1994.
Association of Upper GI Surgeons from 1997
Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland from 1997
Elected Council Member 2010.
- Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital LE5 1HY
- 17:00 - 19:00
- 0116 276 9401
- Spire Leicester Hospital, LE2 2FF
- 15:30 - 21:00
- 0116 272 0888
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - bilateral - (5-50)
IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (5-50)
Spire Leicester Hospital (5-50)
Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)
Therapeutic ERCP with insertion of biliary or pancreatic stent(s), sphincterotomy or stone extraction - (1-5)
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