- Not Fee assured
- Verified this account
- Upper GI surgery
I have been a consultant upper GI surgeon in Bristol since 2006, specialising in minimally invasive and endoscopic treatments of oesophageal and gastric disease having completed a clinical placement at the National Cancer Centre in Tokyo, Japan.
I specialise in laparoscopic surgery for groin hernias through to complex major reconstruction of the diaphragm. As well as surgery for gallbaldder disease and relux disease.
I have held many Leadership roles within the NHS most recently being the deptuty Medical Director of UHBristol NHS Foundation Trust.
Areas of interest
Gastro-intestinal tract (surgery); Hernias, including inguinal hernia; Upper gastro-intestinal disease; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery')
- Jason Elster
- Spire Bristol Hospital The Glen Redland Hill Durdham Down BRISTOL BS6 6UT
- 0117 980 4057
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Timothy Murphy Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Upper GI Surgeron
University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundatin Trust
Clincal Lead For Strategy
Universtiy Hopsitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Oesophago Gastric Cancer - Training Lead for the ROMIO
HSJ AwardStaff Engagement
Medilink Award Staff Engagment
- MB ChB Universtiy of Birmingham 1993
- PhD Universtiy Of Bristol 2005
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons 2006
Reference number 4017039
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Surgery, 2006
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Surgeons
Association Of Upper GI Surgeons
Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.