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Mr Simon Monkhouse

General surgery

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Specialises in

  • General
  • Upper GI surgery

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 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; 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)

    Spire Gatwick Park Hospital (1-5)

  • T2002

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

  • T2400

    Repair of umbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)

    Spire Gatwick Park Hospital (1-5)

  • J1830

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)

  • J0900

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

    Spire Gatwick Park Hospital (1-5)

  • T2012

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

  • S0656

    Removal of lipoma - (1-5)

    Spire Gatwick Park Hospital (1-5)

  • H0210

    Appendicectomy - (1-5)

    Spire Gatwick Park Hospital (1-5)

  • G2331

    Laparoscopic repair of hiatus hernia with anti-reflux procedure (e.g. fundoplication) - (1-5)

  • S0651

    Removal of benign lesion on trunk or limbs less than 10 cm in diameter or on scalp less than 5cm in diameter (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

    Spire Gatwick Park Hospital (1-5)

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