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- Upper GI surgery
Paul is a consultant general surgeon with a specialist interest in UGI surgery (diseases of the oesophagus and stomach) at Manchester Foundation Trust . He was appointed in 2017.
He graduated from The University of Leeds and subsequently trained in Yorkshire, where he attained an MD “1H NMR spectrometric identification of biomarkers in renal transplantation”. He moved to Manchester for higher surgical training and then spent a period of time in The Netherlands. Paul has over 30 publications and has presented his work nationally and internationally.
Within his current consultant role he is general surgical lead clinician for the national emergency laparotomy audit and lead for frailty within general surgery where he is heading up an NHS England pilot study for care of patients undergoing abdominal operations with underlying co-morbidities. He takes an active role in undergraduate teaching.
Paul has set up the Reflux Centre at Spire Manchester providing an MDT approach to this condition, working very closely with ENT, gastroenterology and GI physiologists to provide optimum treatment for this condition.
Spire Manchester Tuesday 1330-1530
Spire Manchester ad hoc Monday and Wednesday 1730-1930
Spire Hale Thursday 1800-2000
BMI The Alexandra Cheadle Tuesday 1600-1730
Paul covers all aspects of general and emergency surgery, with a subspecialty interest in reflux/heartburn, LINX, oesophageal dysmotility. dysphagia, hernia – including hiatus, incisional, epigastirc/ventral and groin, gallstones and endoscopy.
Areas of interest
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD);reflux;dyspepsia;hiatus hernia;laparoscopic fundoplication;LINX
Oesophageal dysmotility;achalasia;laparoscopic Heller's myotomy
Gallstones; laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Hernia; inguinal hernia;femoral hernia; incisional hernia;umbilical hernia;
General surgery; abdominal pain;weight loss;vomiting;anaemia
- Ms Gabrielle Rocco
- B M I Healthcare The Alexandra Hospital Mill Lane Cheadle SK8 2PX
- 0161 495 6149
- Video and telephone consultations
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant General and UGI surgeon
Manchester Foundation Trust
Emergency and UGI surgery
Congential diaphragmatic hernia causing cardiac arrest in a 30-year-old woman. Manson HJ, Goh YM, Goldsmith P, Scott P, Turner P. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2017: vol.99 (2) e75-77
Optimal reaction coordinate as a biomarker for the dynamics of recovery from kidney transplant. Krivov SV, Fenton H, Goldsmith PJ, Prasad RK, Fisher J, Paci E. PLoS Comput Biol. 2014 Jun 26;10(6):. eCollection 2014 Jun. PMID: 24967678
Metastasis of colorectal adenocarcinoma to the thyroid: a case report and review of the literature. Goatman C, Goldsmith PJ, Antonopoulos V, Ali B.
Case Rep Surg. 2012;2012:179407.PMID: 23243548
Extreme achalasia presenting as anorexia nervosa. Goldsmith PJ, Decadt B. Case Rep Surg. 2012;2012:985454.. PMID: 23091768
Synchronous resection of colorectal cancer and liver metastases: comparative views of colorectal and liver surgeons. Qureshi MS, Goldsmith PJ, Maslekar S, Prasad KR, Botterill ID. Colorectal Dis. 2012 Aug;14(8):e477-85. PMID: 22340783
An unusual case of rectal bleeding: colosplenic fistula complicating pancreatitis. Goldsmith PJ, Pine JK, Smith AM. Pancreas. 2011 Mar;40(2):316-7. PMID: 21311313
Spontaneous resolution of pulmonary nodules in autoimmune pancreatitis.
Goldsmith PJ, Cockbain AJ, Smith AM. JOP. 2010 Nov 9;11(6):630-2.
Comment on: Acute appendicitis--is there still a place for active observation? Davies J, Goldsmith PJ, Aghahoseini A, Alexander DJ. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2010 May;92(4):358-9. PMID: 20501025
The missing stone. Goldsmith P, Prasad KR. Liver Int. 2010 Jan;30(1):76. PMID: 19291179
1H NMR spectroscopic study of blood serum for the assessment of liver function in liver transplant patients. Goldsmith P, Prasad KR, Ahmad N, Fisher J. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2009 Dec;18(4):508; PMID: 20076830
Metabonomics: a useful tool for the future surgeon. Goldsmith P, Fenton H, Morris-Stiff G, Ahmad N, Fisher J, Prasad KR. J Surg Res. 2010 May 1;160(1):122-32. PMID: 19592031
Case hepatic endometriosis: a continuing diagnostic dilemma. Goldsmith PJ, Ahmad N, Dasgupta D, Campbell J, Guthrie JA, Lodge JP. HPB Surg. 2009;2009:407206. PMID: 19587832
Boari flap vesicocalycostomy: a salvage drainage procedure for complete ureteric stricture and pyelocalyceal fistula. Gowda BD, Goldsmith P, Ahmad N. Clin Transplant. 2009 Jan-Feb;23(1):129-31. PMID: 19200225
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeon of England 2015
- MD University of Leeds 2013
- MBChB University of Leeds 2003
- BSc (hons) Micobiology University of Leeds 2001
- Visiting Fellowship VU/AMC medical Centres Amsterdam 2016
Reference number 6073407
Details of entry to specialist register
- General and UGI surgeon, 2016
Affiliations / memberships