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I have worked as a consultant surgeon at Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh since 2008, specialising in upper gastrointestinal and laparoscopic general surgery.
My main clinical interests include oesophageal and gastric cancer, weight loss surgery, laparoscopic surgery for hiatus hernia and gastro-oesophageal reflux, laparoscopic general surgery including cholecystectomy and laparoscopic hernia repair.
I am a consultant on the busy emergency rota at the Royal Infirmary for general and upper GI surgery. I am a member of the Association of Upper GI Surgeons of GB & Ireland (AUGIS), British Hernia Society (BHS) and British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS).
Areas of interest
Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Laparoscopic hernia surgery, including inguinal hernia and abdominal wall hernia; laparoscopic gallbladder surgery; Upper gastrointestinal disease including gastro-oesophageal reflux and hiatus hernia; Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy; Minor surgery; Bariatric surgery (for obesity)
- Minor surgery
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal & General Surgeon, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh.
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh
- MBBS Newcastle Universiy 1994
- MD Newcastle University 2004
- FRCS(Gen) Royal College of Surgeon of England 2006
- FRCS(Ed) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2009
Reference number 4120922
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)
Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (5-50)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with peri-operative cholangiogram - (5-50)
Laparoscopic repair of hiatus hernia with anti-reflux procedure (e.g. fundoplication) - (5-50)
Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)
Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Head & Neck (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)
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