Mr Andrew Davies

Mr Andrew Davies

BSc, MBChB, MSc, MD, FRCS

General Surgery

17 years of experience
7 years as a specialist

Subspecialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatobiliary surgery
  • Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6048682
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    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    377 reviews

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    698 reviews

    About

    Mr Andrew Davies is a Consultant General and laparoscopic surgeon. He is an Upper GI specialist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, where he performs a high volume of stomach and oesophageal surgery. The unit is one of the largest tertiary referral centers for oesophgeal and gastric cancer in the UK. Mr Davies also sees patients privately, including at The London Bridge Hospital.

    His specialist areas include hernia repair (including open and keyhole surgery techniques), gallstones (cholecystectomy) and acid reflux / gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD). Patients can also be assessed for oesophageal or gastric cancer, achalasia and GISTs (Gastro-intestinal stromal tumours). In addition Mr Davies performs endoscopy and a wide range of general surgery procedures including skin lumps and bumps.

    Mr Davies has a strong academic background with a first class honours BSc, a Masters with distinction and an MD in the staging and management of oesophaegeal cancer. He leads the Guy's & St Thomas' Oesophago-gastric research group, is regularly invited to speak at national and international conferencs and is on the editorial board of the British Journal of Surgery. He sits on the research committeee of the international society of diseases of the esophagus (ISDE) and has ongoing research links with King's College London and the Karolinksa Institute in Stockholm, Sweden

    During his higher surgical training in London, Mr Davies spent time at King’s College liver unit, the Royal Marsden and St Thomas’ hospitals. During this time he was also awarded two prestigious laparoscopic surgery fellowships to UPMC Pittsburgh, USA and Unitas MC, Pretoria, South Africa.

    He is married to a surgeon (Sophie) and has three children.

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    Medical procedures

    • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Gall Bladder Removal (cholecystectomy)
    • Hernia repair (inguinal, umbilical, incisional, epigastric) - open and keyhole (laparoscopic) techniques
    • Acid reflux / hiatus hernia surgery
    • Oesophagectomy / Gastrectomy for cancer
    • Lipoma Removal
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    Special interests

    • Hernia surgery
    • Anti-reflux surgery
    • Gallstones
    • Laparoscopic / keyhole surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Achalasia
    • Oesophageal / gastric cancer
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    Education

    • BSc (hons) First class. Edinburgh University 1999
    • MBChB Edinburgh University 2002
    • MSc with distinction. Imperial College, London 2009
    • FRCS Royal College of Surgeons 2011
    • MD King's College London 2014
    • Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS)
    • International and European Societies for diseases of the esophagus (ISDE and ESDE)
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