Chris is a specialist laparoscopic (key-hole), upper GI and bariatric (weight loss) surgeon.
Having graduated from Cambridge University Chris went on to complete his surgical training in London and Leeds. In addition to his UK training Chris trained in some of the best units across the world, including Australia, Japan and the USA.
He has trained alongside some of the most eminent surgeons, Chris has been able to develop a reputation as a highly skilled surgeon himself.
Chris is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and was awarded a Doctorate (MD) by thesis for his research into the molecular biology of oesophageal cancer.
Since 2008 Chris has been a Consultant Surgeon for the NHS and performs over 350 laparoscopic procedures each year.
As a recognised trainer of laparoscopic and bariatric surgery for the NHS, Chris runs a number of successful surgeon training programmes.
He is an active member of the specialty associations for laparoscopic and bariatric surgery – The Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons (ALS), The Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS), The British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS) and The International Federation for Surgery of Obesity (IFSO). Chris is often invited to present and lecture to other healthcare professionals and patient groups on aspects of laparoscopic and bariatric surgery.
He is also frequently invited to appear, or pass comment, as the ’expert’ on a number of TV shows across the BBC, Channel 4 and Sky channels as well as on the radio and in the national and regional newspapers.
Chris believes in empowering his patients with the knowledge to enable them to make the right decisions at each stage of their journey.
Chris works with most medical insurance providers.
You can find out more information on what operations Chris offers here.