Mr Roger Ackroyd: General surgery
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Mr Roger Ackroyd

General surgery

 

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Specialises in

  • General
  • Upper GI surgery

About me

Mr Ackroyd is a Consultant General Surgeon at the Northern General Hospital, with a busy private practice at Claremont Private Hospital. He specialises in general, upper gastrointestinal and obesity (bariatric/weight loss) surgery.

Mr Ackroyd trained in obesity surgery in Sheffield and Adelaide together with visits to various European centres in Brussels, Lyon and Gothenburg to learn new techniques. He is currently President elect of the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS) and sits on various NHS advisory groups.

Mr Ackroyd's surgical practice offers a full range of weight loss procedures including laparoscopic gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and complex revisional surgery. He also offers intragastric balloon insertion in some cases. He has one of the busiest bariatric practices in the country, having treated over 3500 obesity patients.

Alongside obesity surgery, Mr Ackroyd sees patients for general and gastrointestinal surgical problems including oesophagogastric cancer, reflux disease, gallstones and hernias. His research interests include ablation therapy for Barrett's oesophagus and oesophageal cancer, clinical trials comparing different types of anti-reflux surgery and the metabolic effects of obesity surgery.

Areas of interest

Hernias, including inguinal hernia; Upper gastro-intestinal disease; Gastro-oesophageal reflux; Gallstones; Bariatric surgery (for obesity); Obesity. I perform all types of hernia repair, laparoscopic cholecystectomy and laparoscopic fundoplication. I perform all obesity operations including laparoscopic gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, intra-gastric balloon insertion and revisonal surgery.

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Procedures completed

  • G6500

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

    Claremont Private Hospital (1-5)

  • Q3800

    Laparoscopy and therapeutic procedures (including laser, diathermy and destruction e.g. endometriosis, adhesiolysis, tubal and ovarian surgery, +/-ureterolysis) - (1-5)

    BMI Thornbury Hospital (1-5)

  • J1830

    Laparoscopic cholecystectomy - (1-5)

    Claremont Private Hospital (1-5)

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