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I am a Consultant Surgeon specialising in General and Upper GI surgery. I undertake gallbladder removal, hernia repairs and weight loss surgery and have a particular interest in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery- I have performed over 1000 laparoscopic procedures with excellent clinical outcomes.
I am the Trauma lead for general surgery at St Georges Hospital- one of the major supra-regional trauma centres in London and the south coast.
I am a Honorary Senior Lecturer and Senior examiner for the University of London and am on the committee for National Bariatric Surgery Registry.
I also have a medicolegal interest and act as an expert witness for up to 20 cases per year
Areas of interest
Gallbladder surgery; Gallstones, Hernia surgery (inguinal, umbilical, femoral and incisional hernia repairs); Endoscopy; Bariatric (weight loss) surgery; Emergency surgery (including appendicectomy); Anti-reflux
- Claire McArdle
- 4 Church Close Lower Kingswood Tadworth KT20 7DH
- 020 7887 2982
- 01737 501053
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant General Surgeon, St Georges Hospital, London
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of London
Factors affecting outcomes following weight loss surgery
MA (University of Cambridge)
MB BChir (University of Cambridge)
PhD University of Southampton)
FRCS (Royal College of Surgeons)
I have published over 160 publications and my research has been featured in a number of national and international media publications including the Today programme and the Times
Courses offered to GPs
What's new in gallbladder surgery
Bariatric surgery- exploding the myths
Reference number 4476317
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
020 7887 2982
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with peri-operative cholangiogram - (1-5)
Repair of umbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)
Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)
Excision of transverse colon - (1-5)
Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - bilateral - (1-5)
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