Mr James Hopkins

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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

Specialises in

  • Upper GI surgery

About me

I am a specialist upper gastrointestinal and bariatric surgeon with many years of consultant experience.

My practice encompasses general keyhole abdominal surgery of the upper GI system. I specialise in gallstones & gallbladder surgery, weight-loss surgery, reflux / hiatus hernia surgery and both general and complex hernia repairs.

Most surgery I normally performed using specialist keyhole (laparoscopic techniques).

I am one of Bristol’s leading bariatric surgeons as a Consultant Surgeon at North Bristol NHS Trust based at Southmead Hospital. I am a member of the National Bariatric Surgery Registry, and the Local Principal Investigator for National Bariatric Surgery (ByBandSleeve) and Gallstone (Sunflower) Clinical Trials.

I also have an interest in specialist bariatric and reflux upper GI endoscopy

Areas of interest

Gallstones, Gallbladder Surgery, Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy; Anti-reflux (acid reflux) Surgery, Fundoplication & Hiatus hernia Surgery; Hernia Repair (Inguinal hernia, femoral hernia, incisional hernia, para-umbilical hernia, epigastric hernia) – all both keyhole (laparoscopic hernia) or open. Including Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Surgery for complex incisional hernias, recurrent hernias or very large hernias.
Bariatric surgery, for complex obesity, weight-loss surgery (gastric band, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy);
Endoscopic (OGD); procedures for; diagnosis (GA OGD), weight loss (Gastric Balloons); and reflux (Stretta);

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Anaesthetists worked with

  • Mr James Hopkins has worked with Dr Deborah J Harris at the following hospitals:

    • Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital-The Chesterfield (1-5)
  • Mr James Hopkins has worked with Dr Alia Darweish at the following hospitals:

    • Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital-The Chesterfield (1-5)
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