Mr James A Gossage

Mr James A Gossage


General Surgery

23 years of experience
10 years as a specialist

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“Highly professional and excellent knowledge and communication.“
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  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4651383
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,757 reviews

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    2,353 reviews


    Mr James Gossage is a Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He specialises in cancer of the oesophagus and stomach and benign disease of the upper digestive tract.

    After completing his medical degree from the University of London, he was awarded a laparoscopic surgical fellowship and a HCA Foundation grant to study surgical techniques in the Professorial Unit in Adelaide, Australia. He also received a research grant from the Royal College of Surgeons and was awarded a Hunterian Professorship for this work.

    Mr Gossage has specialist expertise is in oesophageal and gastric cancer as well as keyhole surgery for conditions such as gastro-oesophageal reflux, achalasia, GIST tumours and hiatus hernias. He also performs a wide range of general surgical and day case procedures, including laparoscopic hernia repair, complex incisional hernia repairs, laparoscopic cholecystectomy and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.

    Mr Gossage is actively involved in research and education of trainees. He is currently an affiliated researcher with the Upper Gastrointestinal Research Unit at the Karolinska Institute, Sweden and is also a Senior Lecturer at Kings College, London. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles, two book chapters and a textbook on surgery. 

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Gallbladder Removal (cholecystectomy) 
    • Keyhole (Laproscopic) Hernia Repair 
    • Oesophagus Cancer Surgery (oesophagectomy) 
    • Open Hernia Repair 
    • Stomach Cancer Surgery (gastrectomy) 
    • Hernia 
    • Oesophageal Cancer 
    • Stomach Cancer 


    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Stomach Cancer Surgery (Gastrectomy)
    • Achalasia Surgery
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    • Gallstone Surgery
    • Oesophagus Cancer Surgery (Oesophagectomy)
    • Open Hernia Repair
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    Special interests

    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Gallstones
    • Hernia
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    BSc (Hons) Physiology University of London 1996

    Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) University of London 1999

    Master of Surgery Higher Degree University of London 2007

    Fellowship Royal College of Surgeons University of London 

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