Mr James Ramus

Mr James Ramus


General Surgery

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23 years of experience
11 years as a specialist
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  • Laparoscopic (Key-Hole) Surgery
  • Upper GI (Gastrointestinal) Surgery
  • Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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  • General Medical Council: 4440994
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    Practices worked at

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    1227 reviews

    London Digestive Centre

    41 Welbeck Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 8DU
    64 reviews


    Mr James Ramus qualified from St Mary's Hospital medical school (now Imperial College), London in 1997.

    He was awarded an MBBS (1997) and BSc in Anthropology (1996). He underwent basic training in london until 2004 and then continued his higher surgical training in the Oxford region which he completed in 2010. During this time he was also awarded an MD in clinical research from University College, London for his work on Barrett's oesophagus and oesophageal cancer. He has published over 25 peer reviewed papers to date.

    He was appointed as a consultant Upper GI and Bariatric surgeon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading in May 2012. Over the last 8 years he has helped develop the Bariatric surgical service into a regional/Level 1 centre performing over 200 Bariatric procedures a year. The unit started performing Robotic Bariatric surgery in 2017 and are currently the only unit in the UK who routinely perform this type of surgery.

    Mr Ramus works together with 3 other UGI/Bariatric surgeons as part of Thames Valley General Surgery LTD (TVGS)- a private surgical consortium providing surgical services to the independent sector.

    'Optimise weightloss' is part of TVGS and includes a full multi-disciplinary team specialising in all types of weight loss procedures including primary and revisional operations.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Gall bladder surgery
    • Acid reflux surgery
    • Weight loss surgery
    • gastric bypass
    • sleeve gastrectomy
    • Gastric band
    • Robotic Bariatric surgery
    • Revisional Bariatric surgery
    • Endoscopic gastric balloon
    • Hernia surgery - laparoscopic and open
    • Revisional anti-reflux surgery
    • laparoscopic splenectomy
    • Upper GI endoscopy
    • Weight loss surgery
    • Robotic bariatric surgery
    • Revisional weight loss surgery
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    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    • Gastric Balloon
    • Gastric Sleeve
    • Achalasia Surgery
    • Appendicectomy
    • Endoscopy
    • Fundoplication
    • Gallstone Surgery
    • Gastric Banding
    • Gastric Bypass
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Laparoscopy
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Metabolic Surgery
    • Mini Gastric Bypass
    • Non-Surgical Weight Management
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Skin Lesion Removal
    • Splenectomy
    • Video Consultation
    • Weight Loss Programme
    • Weight Loss/Bariatric Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Appendicitis
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Gallstones
    • Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Obesity
    • Pancreatitis
    • Weight Gain
    • Weight Loss
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    • St Marys Hospital Medical School, London (now part of Imperial College) 1991-1997
    • Basic surgical training - London 1998-2002
    • Clinical Research (MD) Royal free Hospital, London 2002-2004 
    • Higher surgical training - Oxford 2004-2010
    • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS Eng) 2001
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS Eng) 2009
    • Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS) #10213374
    • British Obesity & Metabolic Surgical Society (BOMSS) 
    • International Federation of Obesity Surgery (IFSO)
    • British Medical Association #7524630
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