Mr Christopher Wong: General surgery
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Mr Christopher Wong

General surgery

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Specialises in

  • Endocrine
  • General
  • Upper GI surgery

About me

I trained in general surgery at Cardiff, Bristol and in the South West where I developed a specialist interest in gastrointestinal and endocrine surgery.

I have been a proponent of pioneering advanced techniques and procedures in laparoscopic minimally invasive (keyhole) surgery for the treatment of upper gastrointestinal and endocrine diseases. SILS (Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery), a new cutting edge laparoscopic technique has been introduced for gallstones and gastric band surgery.



Under the guidance of the late Professor Farndon, I was awarded a PhD for my research in endocrine disease.



I have received many prestigious grants and have several book chapters on the management of thyroid diseases in major surgical textbooks and surgical journals. After my research I returned to Cardiff and underwent further specialist training in endocrine surgery encompassing complicated thyroid diseases (benign, cancer and re-do surgery), minimally invasive parathyroidectomy and adrenal (laparoscopic) surgery as well as rare islet pancreatic tumours.



I provide a comprehensive surgical service with specialist treatment for gallstones including advanced laparoscopic treatment for stones in the bile duct, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, weight loss surgery, splenectomy and hernia. Also I am one of a handful of UK specialists who provides surgical care for the full spectrum of endocrine surgical diseases especially in complicated and re-do neck surgery.



I have four boys, two beautiful daughters. I was forced into early retirement from windsurfing due to the arrival of my children. Luckily, in between the nappy changes, I managed to smuggle my skis to safety and transplanted them to my children. To occupy myself between skiing, dreaming about the slopes, I keep a very close eye on rugby, grand prix and the highs and lows of British tennis.

Areas of interest

Abdominal pain; Gastro-oesophageal reflux; Colonoscopy; Hernias, including inguinal hernia; incicional hernia including abdominal reconstruction, Endocrine surgery- Thyroid tumours / thyroma; Thyroid disorders / surgery; Parathyroid gland (minimally invasive) surgery; ; Endoscopy -Gastroscopy, lower GI; Gastroenterology; Gastro-intestinal tract (surgery); Groin surgery; Gastric bypass; Laparoscopic splenectomy; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Adrenal surgery; Endoscopy - therapeutic; Interventional endoscopy; Gallstones; Abdominal surgery; Laparoscopic cholecystectomy; Neck lumps - benign; Endoscopy - upper GI

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Procedures completed

  • T2002

    Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - unilateral - (5-50)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5) Spire Cardiff Hospital (1-5)

  • T2102

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

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • G2331

    Laparoscopic repair of hiatus hernia with anti-reflux procedure (e.g. fundoplication) - (1-5)

  • T2400

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

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • G6500

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

  • S0643

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - four or more, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • T2780

    Component Separation Technique (CST) repair of recurrent incisional abdominal hernia +/- mesh - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • H5100

    Haemorrhoidectomy (including sigmoidoscopy) - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • T2620

    Repair of recurrent incisional or ventral hernia requiring mesh - (1-5)

  • H2002

    Diagnostic colonoscopy, includes forceps biopsy of colon and ileum - (1-5)

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