- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Upper GI surgery
Having graduated from Cambridge University Chris went on to complete his surgical training in London and Leeds. In addition to his UK training Chris trained in some of the best units across the world, including Australia, Japan and the USA.
He has trained alongside some of the most eminent surgeons, Chris has been able to develop a reputation as a highly skilled surgeon himself.
Chris is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and was awarded a Doctorate (MD) by thesis for his research into the molecular biology of oesophageal cancer.
Since 2008 Chris has been a Consultant Surgeon for the NHS and performs over 350 laparoscopic procedures each year.
As a recognised trainer of laparoscopic and bariatric surgery for the NHS, Chris runs a number of successful surgeon training programmes.
Areas of interest
Gastro-intestinal tract (surgery); Upper gastro-intestinal disease; Gallstones, Hernias, including inguinal hernia; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Bariatric surgery (for obesity);
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Michael Margarson Not Fee Assured
- Dr Emily Dana Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Upper GI, Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon
St Richard's Hospital
Department Health and Nutritional Sciences
University of Surrey
- MA University of Cambridge 1995
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons 1998
- MD University of Leeds 2003
Reference number 4070072
Details of entry to specialist register
- FRCS (General Surgery) , 2006
Affiliations / memberships
Association of Upper GI Surgeons of GB
British Obesity and Metabolic Surgical Society
Post treatment communication
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with peri-operative cholangiogram - (1-5)
Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)
Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - unilateral - (1-5)
Repair of umbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)
Removal of lipoma - (1-5)
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