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Mr Robert Jones is a Consultant Hepatobiliary and General Surgeon based at Liverpool University Hospitals and Spire Liverpool.
Mr. Jones specialises in diseases of the gallbladder and liver, and is the Royal College of Surgeons UK Lead for research into bowel cancer that has spread to the liver (colorectal liver metastases). He also holds a prestigious National Institute for Healthcare Research (NIHR) Fellowship for clinical research and trials in metastatic colorectal cancer and advanced hepatobiliary disease.
As a member of the Liverpool Hepatobiliary Unit, Mr. Jones performs over 80 major open and laparoscopic (keyhole) liver resections a year as well as over 100 laparoscopic gallbladder operations (cholecystectomy). He deals with a wide spectrum of cancer and non-cancer liver and gallbladder conditions, both as direct referrals from GPs and specialist referrals from other surgeons across the region.
Areas of interest
Gallstones; biliary colic; cholecystitis; liver cysts; liver cancer; gallbladder cancer; bile duct exploration.
- Heather Jones
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Hepatobiliary Surgeon
Liverpool University Teaching Hospitals
I am the Royal College of Surgeons UK Lead for research into bowel cancer that has spread to the liver (colorectal liver metastases). I also hold a National Institute for Healthcare Research (NIHR) Fellowship for clinical research and trials in metastatic colorectal cancer and advanced hepatobiliary disease.
I have published over 75 journal articles on diseases of the liver and gallbladders and have been awarded over £300,000 of competitive research funding to help improve treatments for these conditions.
- BSc University of Manchester 2003
- PhD University of Liverpool 2013
- MBChB University of Manchester 2005
- Senior Fellow in Hepatobiliary Surgery and Transplantation Leeds University Teaching Hospital 2018
Reference number 6130055
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialist Register for General Surgery, 2018
Affiliations / memberships
Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS)
Great Britain and Ireland HepatoPancreatoBiliary Association (GBIHPBA)
- 57 Greenbank RoadLIVERPOOLL18 1HQ
- 13:30 - 17:00
- 0151 391 0612
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