Professor Giles Toogood: General surgery

Professor Giles Toogood

General surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Hepatobiliary

About me

Professor Giles Toogood is a consultant hepatobiliary surgeon based at Spire Leeds Hospital, St James's University Hospital and Wharfedale General Hospital. He qualified at Oxford University and subsequently trained in Oxford, Cambridge and Australia, including a period of research for Doctor of Medicine thesis.

The St James's Hospital Hepatobiliary Unit is one of the busiest in Europe, performing liver transplantation, liver resection and laparoscopic surgery. As one of the consultants in the unit Professor Toogood performs both open and keyhole surgery specialising in hepatic and biliary disease.

As an Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons and as a member of the Yorkshire Training Committee Professor Toogood has an interest in training. Professor Toogood also has a busy research programme studying colorectal liver cancer and has fellows working towards MD and PhDs. They have recently been awarded both MRC and CRUK Research Fellowships to support this work.

Each year Professor Toogood performs in excess of 250 laparoscopic cholecystectomies and 100 major liver operations including laparoscopic liver resection and liver transplants.

Areas of interest

Gallbladder surgery
Hepatobiliary and laparoscopic surgery
Liver surgery
Liver tumours

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Procedures completed

  • J1880

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

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (5-50)

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • T2400

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

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • J0740

    Open hepatectomy and ablation - (1-5)

  • J0310

    Resection of liver tumour(s) - (1-5)

  • T3910

    Excision of retroperitoneal tumour, +/-ureterolysis - (1-5)

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