Mr David Monk: General surgery
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Mr David Monk

General surgery

 

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Overview

Specialises in

  • General
  • Upper GI surgery

About me

My main focus has been on embracing techniques which minimise the impact of surgery for patients, speeding their recovery and reducing their time off work and normal everyday activities.
I am passionate about education and am regularly involved with the education of doctors and other health professionals.
For the last 8 years I have been a clinical director within the NHS where I have been involved in improving the provision of emergency surgery and constantly evaluating the quality and efficiency of the surgical service.

Areas of interest

Laparoscopic treatment for gallstones including for common bile duct stones; Hernias, including groin and incisional hernia. Open procedures offered under general or local anaesthetic. Laparoscopic repair for groin and incisional hernia; ; Laparoscopic procedures for acid reflux and the treatment of hiatus hernia; Gastroscopy; Colonoscopy; Flexible Sigmoidoscopy; Diagnosis and treatment of oesophageal and gastric cancer; Laparoscopic surgery for appendicitis; Bariatric surgery (for obesity) all performed laparoscopically including gastric bypass, sleeve gastroscopy, gastric banding and insertion of gastric balloon

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Procedures completed

  • J1880

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy with peri-operative cholangiogram - (5-50)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (5-50)

  • G6500

    Diagnostic oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) includes forceps biopsy, biopsy urease test and dye spray - (1-5)

  • T2002

    Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - unilateral - (1-5)

  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)

  • G0920

    Oesophagocardiomyotomy (heller's operation) - (1-5)

  • T2400

    Repair of umbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)

  • T2100

    Repair of recurrent inguinal hernia - (1-5)

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