Mr Bruce Okoye

Mr Bruce Okoye

FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Paed.), MD

Paediatric (Pediatric) Surgery

32 years of experience
19 years as a specialist

Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4233578
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £180

    Practices worked at

    The Portland Hospital

    212 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1,499 reviews


    Mr Okoye is a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon in London. He specialises surgery in children up to the age of 16. He works in the NHS at St George's Hospital in South London. His training in paediatric surgery has taken him to leading specialist centres including Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, Bristol Royal Children’s Hospital, Diana Princess of Wales Children’s Hospital, Birmingham and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He also went on to be awarded an MD from the University of Liverpool. 

    Mr Okoye performs a full range of general surgical operations in children. His specialises in oncologial surgery, dealing with cancer and tumours of childhood. He deals with solid childhood tumours, complex gastrointestinal problems and in paediatric thoracic surgery.

    His main NHS base St. Georges Hospital, in partnership with the Royal Marsden, is one of only two centres providing surgery for tumours of childhood in London. Mr Okoye is very experienced in the use of laparoscopic (keyhole) procedures in children. 

    Mr Okoye is a member of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons. He has served as it's chair since 2012. Mr Okoye is widely published in the peer-reviewed paediatric journals. Throughout his practice he has used his experience to train junior surgeons and has an active interest in medical education.

    Fellow: Royal College of Surgeons

    Member: British Association of Paediatric Surgeons

    Member: International Paediatric Surgical Oncology Association

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • General paediatric surgery 
    • Hernias, Hydroceles and Undescended testes
    • Surgery for cancer in children 
    • Childhood tumours 
    • General paediatric surgery 
    • Chest disorders in children


    • Circumcision
    • Neonatal Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Hernia
    • Hirschprung’s Disease
    • Hydrocoele (Collection of Fluid around the Testicle)
    • Pectus Excavatum
    • Umbilical (Belly-Button) Hernia
    • Undescended Testicle
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    MBBS - University of Nigeria, Nigeria in 1990

    FRCS (Eng) - Royal College of Surgeons of England, UK in 1994

    FRCS (Paed) - Intercollegiate College Board, Royal College of Surgeons, UK in 2001

    MD - University of Liverpool, UK in 2001

    Fellow in Paediatric Surgery - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA in 2002

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