Mr Ben Cresswell 04647461

Adrian Cresswell

General surgery

  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • General
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Upper GI surgery

About me

Mr Ben Cresswell is a Consultant General Surgeon, with a special interest in liver, pancreatic and gallstone disease and the surgical oncology of metastatic cancers that have spread to the lymph nodes and soft-tissues of the abdomen. He is fully compliant with all COVID-19 precautions and as the clinical lead for the restoration of elective surgical services for Hampshire Hospitals during the pandemic, has oversight for the introduction of all national guidance.

Mr Cresswell trained in Scotland, London and the South East and has spent time in surgical units in Japan and the USA. He is currently a Consultant Surgeon at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

He has a substantial research background in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery, liver cancer and critical care of diseases relating to the liver and pancreas. This mirrors his main clinical interests of complex gallstone disease, pancreatitis and specialist surgery for a range of malignant and benign conditions of the liver and pancreas, including bile duct injuries. He also offers surgical resection of tumours that have either spread to or recurred in deep abdominal lymph nodes.

He has a further interest in hernia repair, including complex abdominal wall defects and is happy to offer a range of laparoscopic or open operations for these conditions. In addition to his clinical practice, Mr Cresswell is an Honorary Lecturer and Laparoscopic Tutor at the Cuschieri Skills Centre, a member of the editorial board of Surgery journal and a regular reviewer for several other publications.

He has been heavily involved in surgical training and is a past member of council of the Royal College of Surgeons and the Association of Surgeons. He is currently the President of the Section of Surgery of the Royal Society of Medicine and the Clinical Editor of Surgery Journal.

Areas of interest

Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery; Gallstones and gallbladder surgery; Pancreatitis; Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) and the LINX Procedure; Hernia surgery; Liver cancer / resection; Bile duct cancers; Bile duct injuries; Pancreatic lesions; Pancreatic Cancer / Resection; Surgical Oncology; Upper GI endoscopy; Skin and sub-cutaneous lesions; Lymph node biopsy; Abdominal pain

Medical secretaries

Anaesthetists worked with

About me
My qualifications & training
My private practice
Consultant's practices
Information for healthcare professionals

Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

Report this page Edit details Print page

The information contained on Finder is submitted by consultants, therapists and healthcare services, and is declared by these third parties to be correct and compliant with the standards and codes of conduct specified by their relevant regulatory body. Bupa cannot guarantee the accuracy of all of the information provided.

You can find out more about the information on Finder and our website terms of use.