Mr Martin Brett

General surgery


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Last updated: 24 Apr 2020

Specialises in

  • General
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Upper GI surgery

About me

I have been a Consultant General and Gastro-intestinal Surgeon for 23 years. I have extensive experience of laparoscopic (keyhole) techniques.

My special interests include:

- Surgery for gallstone disease (cholecystectomy), including surgical treatment of common bile duct stones.

- Gastro-oesophageal reflux including investigation (endoscopy, oesophageal manometry, 24 hour oesophageal pH study), surgical treatment (anti-reflux surgery / fundoplication) and endoscopic management of complicated disease (oesophageal stricture, Barrett's oesophagus).

- Management / surgical treatment of oesophageal motility disorders such as cardial achalasia.

- Hernia surgery, both laparoscopic and open, including surgery or inguinal, femoral, umbilical and ventral hernias.

- General paediatric (children's) surgery including procedures for phimosis (circumcision), inguinal hernia (herniotomy) and testicular maldescent (orchidopexy).

- Skin and subcutaneous lump excision.

- Ingrowing toe nail surgery.

I participate in providing Surgical Education for Surgical Trainees and I am an Appraiser for Surgical Colleagues.

Areas of interest

Gallstones; cholecystectomy; cholelithiasis; gall bladder; biliary surgery; common bile duct stones; choledocholithiasis;
Gastro-oesophageal reflux; fundoplication; Nissen fundoplication; antireflux surgery; heartburn; acid brash; reflux symptoms; oesophageal manometry; 24 hour pH study; oesophageal function tests; achalasia; Heller's procedure; cardiomyotomy; oesophageal dysmotility; Barrett's oesophagus;
Dysphagia; swallowing difficulty; oesophageal stricture; dyspepsia; abdominal pain;
Hernia surgery; inguinal hernia; femoral hernia; ventral hernia; umbilical hernia; incisional hernia;
Laparoscopic surgery; keyhole surgery; laparoscopic hernia repair; laparoscopic cholecystectomy; laparoscopic fundoplication;
General paediatric surgery (age 3 to 17); circumcision; children's hernia; herniotomy; maldescended testis; testicular maldescent; undescended testis; orchidopexy; cholecystectomy (age 12 – adult);
Skin lumps (age 3 - adult); lipoma; sebaceous cyst;

Medical secretaries

  • Spire Cheshire Hospital - Appointments
  • Spire Cheshire Hospital Fir Tree Close Stretton Warrington WA4 4LU
  • 01925 215087

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