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Mr Christopher Shearer

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  • Upper GI surgery

About me

Mr Christopher Shearer is a Consultant General Surgeon with subspecialty interests in upper gastrointestinal, laparoscopic and weight loss surgery. His NHS practice is based at Forth Valley Royal Hospital where he is the lead clinician for Upper GI cancer. Mr Shearer has a strong interest in teaching and is an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow.
A graduate from the University of Glasgow in 1995, Mr Shearer embarked on postgraduate General Surgical training in the West of Scotland. A period of clinical research led to him obtaining a Medical Doctorate from the University of Glasgow in 2004 for his work on Barrett's oesophagus. His research has led to various national and international presentations and publications.
Prior to Forth Valley, Mr Shearer obtained a travelling fellowship to the University of Pennsylvania, USA, specialising in weight loss surgery before spending 18 months at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia as a Surgical Fellow and University Lecturer.
Mr Shearer performs all aspects of general surgery including minor ops, hernia surgery (open and laparoscopic), endoscopy and colonoscopy. He performs surgery for cancer of the oesophagus and stomach. His laparoscopic interests include gallbladder surgery, anti-reflux surgery (fundoplication) and weight loss surgery (gastric banding).

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Laparoscopic cholecystectomy; Hernia surgery; Bariatric surgery (for obesity); Colonoscopy; Upper gastro-intestinal disease; Endoscopic procedures; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery'); Gastro-intestinal tract (surgery)

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