Mr Benjamin Knight

General surgery


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Specialises in

  • General
  • Upper GI surgery

About me

Mr Benjamin Knight was appointed as an NHS consultant surgeon at the Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth in 2014. Mr Knight specialises in laparoscopic Oesophago-gastric and Bariatric surgery. Having graduated from Manchester medical school in 2002, he completed his surgical training in the north west of England and then completed almost 2 more years as the post graduate surgical fellow in Adelaide, Australia.

His surgical interests include gastric and oesophageal cancer surgery, laparoscopic anti-obesity surgery (Bariatrics) and performs gastric band, gastric bypass and gastric sleeve surgery. All of his outcomes are published on both the national oesophago-gastric cancer database and national bariatric database.

He has a specialist interest in anti-reflux surgery (hiatus hernia) including novel techniques, groin and abdominal wall hernia surgery, biliary (gallstone) surgery as well as diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. He is validated with the General Medical Council and is a member of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons and Royal College of Surgeons, England.

He has an academic interest in Barrett’s Oesophagus and Oesophago-gastric cancer and has authored book chapters and published studies in this area. His role as Royal College surgical tutor fulfils his interest in teaching and education.

Areas of interest

Oesophageal cancer surgery; Gastric cancer surgery; Obesity (Bariatric) surgery (gastric band, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy); Laparoscopic/Keyhole surgery; Hernia Surgery; Gallbladder surgery; Reflux disease and Anti-reflux surgery (fubdoplication); Endoscopy (therapeutic and interventional); revision surgery

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  • J1830

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)

    Queen Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • T2012

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

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