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Mr Andrews was appointed as a Consultant Surgeon in Torbay Hospital in 2013. He graduated from St. Andrews University Scotland in 1997 with degree in Medical Sciences, and completed his clinical studies at Bristol University Medical School, graduating with MB ChB degree in 2000.
Between 2007-2012 he undertook a period of part-time research at the University of Bristol, investigating the molecular biology of intra-abdominal scarring after surgery. In 2012 he was awarded the Doctor of Medicine (MD) by the University of Bristol in recognition for his original research on the pathogenesis of peritoneal adhesions.
The final years of his training, which lead to the award of Fellowship of the Royal College, specialised in Upper Gastro-Intestinal and Bariatric surgery. This included working in the Southwest Regional Oesophageal/Gastric and Hepatobiliary Cancer Unit in Plymouth, and the nationally renowned Taunton Bariatric Unit.
Areas of interest
General abdominal surgery, laparoscopic hernia surgery, laparoscopic cholecystectomy and bile duct exploration, laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery, Bariatric surgery – gastric bands and gastric balloons, Upper GI endoscopy.
- Rachel Parkes
- Mount Stuart Hospital St. Vincents Road TORQUAY TQ1 4UP
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Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Reference number 4702942
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with peri-operative cholangiogram - (1-5)
Mount Stuart Hospital (1-5)
Repair of umbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)
Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)
Laparoscopic repair of incisional or ventral hernia requiring mesh - (1-5)
Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)
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