Mr Anselm Agwunobi

Mr Anselm Agwunobi

General surgery 04140036


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

Specialises in

  • General
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Lower GI surgery
  • Upper GI surgery


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

About me

I am a Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon at the University of Manchester NHS Foundation Trust Wythenshawe site with interests in gastrointestinal and hernia surgery. I have over 21 years of experience as a Consultant Surgeon.

I have had extensive training in gastrointestinal and laparoscopic surgery. A period of research at Manchester University led to the award of Doctor of Medicine (MD) in 2001.My current role includes teaching medical students and training surgeons of the future.I am also the Trust Lead for the National Emergency Laparotomy Audit, NELA

In my previous post as a Consultant Upper GI Surgeon at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust I carried out complex oesophago-gastric cancer resections including using key hole approach with good clinical outcomes and this included my role of Lead Upper GI Surgeon for the Trust for 7 years.

My surgical practice has also over the years included complex laparoscopic (key hole) surgery for simple and complex general surgical problems including all hernia repairs, gallbladder removal (for gallstones), laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery and hiatus hernia surgery, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, incisional, umbilical and paraumbilical hernia repairs.

I have carried out thousands of GI endoscopy procedures for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.

I am very well supported by a team of experienced Consultant anaesthetists, nursing staff and a Practice Manager Jane who would help and support you in your care pathway.

Outside work, I am a student of the game of golf and enjoy a game of golf with friends when time permits.

Areas of interest

All aspects of general surgery
Hernia surgery (open and laparoscopic);
Hernia repair
Inguinal hernia;
Groin hernia
Epigastric hernia
Hiatus hernia
incisional hernia
Femoral hernia
Umbilical hernia
Investigation of abdominal pain and complaints
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy;
Gallstone disease,
Gastro-intestinal endoscopy;
Gallbladder removal;
Gallbladder surgery
Umbilical hernia,
Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Acid reflux and hiatus hernias;
Stomach ulcers
Pilonidal sinus surgery
Gastro oesophageal reflux disease;
Upper gastro-intestinal disease,
Gastric pain,
Stomach pain
Lumps and bumps,
Rectal bleeding
Anal fissures
I see patients aged over 16 years of age.

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