- Not Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Upper GI surgery
Areas of interest
Laparoscopic operations including:- Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy - Gallbladder removal; Open and Laparoscopic Hernia repairs, including groin hernia; Incisional hernias, recurrent hernias and complex abdominal wall reconstructions; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Upper gastro-intestinal surgery; Gastroscopy; Laparoscopic anti reflux surgery
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Naveen Venugopal Fee Assured
- Dr Neil Cardno Fee Assured
- Dr Jonathan R Fortune Fee Assured
- Dr Thomas J Livingstone Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Laparoscopic Upper GI Surgeon and General Surgeon, Northumbria Healthcare NHS FT.
Patient Safety and Team Training
Day case surgery
British Hernia Society Registry
I established the first laparoscopic and hernia surgery service in Tanzania and have been training in Kilimanjaro since 2003.
2014 - HIghest patient satisfaction score out of 250 Consultants in Northumbria Healthcare NHS FT
Winner of the BMJ Surgical Team of the Year 2014
Winner of the NHS Innovation Award 2014
British Medical Journal
World Journal of Surgery
Courses offered to GPs
Please contact to arrange.
- FRCSI RCSI 1994
- FRCS RCSEng 1994
- FRCS(GenSurg) RCSEng 1996
- MB BAO BCh UCC, NUI 1985
- Dip Clin Education BTECH 2009
Reference number 3434880
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- President British Hernia Society 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Surgery , 1994
Affiliations / memberships
Director of NUGITS
President of BHS
Chairman, Local Negotiating Committee, NHCT
British Assoc of Day Surgery
Assoc Surgeons GB and Ireland
Assoc Laparoscopic Surgeons GB&I
- Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust North Tyneside...
- 12:00 - 12:30
- 0191 281 6131
- Nuffield Health Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospital...
- 13:30 - 18:00
- 0191 281 6131
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Nuffield Hospital on 01912816131 who will contact me directly.
Or my secretary Sue Whitfield on 07867745393 who will contact me directly.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - unilateral - (5-50)
Repair of umbilical/paraumbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (5-50)
Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - bilateral - (5-50)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (5-50)
Repair of recurrent inguinal hernia - (1-5)
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