Mr Simon Monkhouse: General surgery

Mr Simon Monkhouse

General surgery

  • Fee assured
  • Accredited endoscopist

Specialises in

  • General
  • Upper GI surgery

Bupa specialist

  • Accredited endoscopist

About me

Mr Simon Monkhouse is a Consultant Upper GI & Laparoscopic Surgeon. He provides the full range of upper GI elective and emergency services including endoscopy, gallbladder surgery, hernia surgery, weight loss surgery and anti-reflux (heartburn) surgery. All procedures are carried out using the laparoscopic “key-hole”approach.

Mr Monkhouse was the recipient of the "Your Care Matters: improving the patient experience" award at the SASH Annual Staff Awards of Excellence 2015. This award is presented to a person whose great work is repeatedly highlighted.

Mr Monkhouse studied at the University of Cambridge and was awarded prizes for academic distinction, including the Whitby Scholarship for top 1st. During his training he was awarded the prestigious, “Trainee of the Year” in 2010. After training, he spent time in Newcastle doing a dedicated bariatric surgery fellowship.

Professional memberships include the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (ALS), theAssociation of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS) and the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS).

Areas of interest

Gallstones; Cholecystitis; Biliary Colic; Gallbladder; Inguinal hernia; groin hernia; umbilical hernia; incisional hernia; heartburn; anti-reflux surgery, laparoscopic cholecystectomy; laparoscopic TAPP hernia repair; hernias; laparoscopic fundoplication; LINX procedure; weight loss surgery; gastric bypass; gastric band; sleeve gastrectomy; gastric balloon; Upper gastro-intestinal surgery; lipomas; sebaceous cysts; skin lesions; keyhole; minimally invasive; daycase.

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Procedures completed

  • J1880

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with peri-operative cholangiogram - (5-50)


  • T2002

    Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - unilateral - (5-50)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)


  • T2012

    Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - bilateral - (1-5)

  • J1830

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)


  • J0900

    Diagnostic laparoscopy (including any biopsy) - (1-5)


  • T4130

    Freeing of adhesions of peritoneum - (1-5)


  • T2200

    Primary repair of femoral hernia - (1-5)


  • T2102

    Laparoscopic repair of recurrent inguinal hernia - unilateral - (1-5)

  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)

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