Mr David Mahon

General surgery


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About me

Mr David Mahon is a consultant gastrointestinal surgeon with a special interest in advanced laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery. His specialist interests include the treatment of gallstones, hernias, reflux and obesity.

Mr Mahon graduated from The University of Sheffield in 1993 and became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1999. He undertook a doctoral research degree and was awared the degree of MD in 2006 before being appointed as a Consultant Specialist Upper GI & Bariatric surgeon in 2007.

In addition to his clinical role, Mr Mahon has had a number of managerial positions within the NHS, including Clinical Director for Surgery and Clinical Lead for Upper GI Surgery. He remains an active participant in research and undertakes regular teaching and training roles locally and nationally. He actively participates in a number of specialist committees together with governmental bodies, such as NICE, the Royal College of Surgeons and Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons.

David was born and brought up in Yorkshire, but has now been living in Somerset with his family for over 10 years.

Areas of interest

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy; Hernia surgery; Upper gastro-intestinal disease; Bariatric surgery (for obesity); Reflux Surgery; Gastro-oesophageal reflux; Gastro-intestinal tract (surgery); Minimal access / invasive surgery; Laparoscopic procedures ('keyhole surgery')

Medical secretaries

  • Hayley Hunt
  • Somerset Nuffield Hospital Staplegrove Taunton TA2 6AN
  • 01823 250642
  • Rachel
  • Taunton & Somerset NHS Trust Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton TA1 5DA
  • 01823 342100

Anaesthetists worked with

  • Mr David Mahon has worked with Dr Stephen Harris at the following hospitals:

    • Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital (1-5)
  • Mr David Mahon has worked with Dr Joseph Silsby at the following hospitals:

    • Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital (1-5)
  • Mr David Mahon has worked with Dr Edward Keevil at the following hospitals:

    • Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital (1-5)
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