Mr Paul Leeder

Mr Paul Leeder

MBChB MD PGDip Med Ed FRCS (Gen Surg)

General Surgery, Weight Loss & Bariatric Surgery

30 years of experience
18 years as a specialist

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  • Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic 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: 3341881
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £200

    Follow-up appointment: £110

    Practices worked at

    Nuffield Health Derby Hospital

    Rykneld Road Littleover, Derby, United Kingdom, DE23 4SN
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    Royal Derby Hospital

    Uttoxeter Road, Derby, United Kingdom, DE22 3NE
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    Specialist's working hours

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    16:30 - 20:30
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    14:00 - 16:00 | 09:00 - 12:00
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    Mr Paul Leeder is a Consultant General, Laparoscopic and Upper Gastro-Intestinal Surgeon. He has worked full time for the NHS since 1989. Since starting work as a consultant in 2002, he has performed over 500 surgical procedures per year. He is considered a leader in laparoscopic surgery and is regularly invited to teach nationally.

    Paul's special interests in Laparoscopic surgery include Gallstone surgery, Gastrointestinal surgery, General surgery, Hernia repair surgery, Gastro-oesophageal reflux & swallowing problems.

    Obesity and Weight loss surgery, laparoscopic (keyhole) sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic (Keyhole) gastric bypass (Including mini gastric bypass), laparoscopic (Keyhole) gastric band & endoscopic gastric balloon.

    Gastro-oesophageal cancer diagnosis and management, including endoscopy & cancer resection surgery.

    All of Paul's patients are unique. He takes particular care to ensure the best treatment options are discussed on an individual basis. This personalised care includes regularly working with multidisciplinary teams of specialists. He submits his outcomes to all relevant national databases.

    Outside of medicine, Paul enjoys cycling, swimming, cookery & spending quality time with his family.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Gallbladder / gallstone removal
    • Hernia surgery
    • Surgery for acid reflux
    • Cancer tests Gastroscopy
    • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
    • Barium swallow
    • Barium meal
    • Sportsman's hernia or groin treatment
    • Gallstone surgery
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • General surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Obesity
    • Weight loss surgery

    Keyhole Surgery

    Complex Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair

    Laparoscopic Hernia Repair

    Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

    Laparoscopic Bile Duct Exploration

    • Gallstone surgery
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • General surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Obesity
    • Weight loss surgery

    Management of Achalasia

    Diagnosis & Management of Acid Reflux

    Diagnosis & Management of Swallowing Problems

    Diagnosis & Management of Peptic Ulcers

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    Medical procedures

    • Gastric Banding
    • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
    • Achalasia Surgery
    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Appendicectomy
    • Endoscopy
    • Fundoplication
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
    • Gallstone Surgery
    • Gastric Balloon
    • Gastric Bypass
    • Gastric Sleeve
    • Gastroscopy
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
    • Laparoscopy
    • Lipoma Removal
    • Metabolic Surgery
    • Mini Gastric Bypass
    • Oesophagus Cancer Surgery (Oesophagectomy)
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Skin Lesion Removal
    • Splenectomy
    • Stomach Cancer Surgery (Gastrectomy)
    • Video Consultation
    • Weight Loss/Bariatric Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Appendicitis
    • Enterocutaneous Fistula
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Gallstones
    • Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Obesity
    • Oesophageal Cancer
    • Pancreatitis
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Weight Gain
    • Weight Loss
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    • MBChB - University of Sheffield 1989
    • MD - University of Sheffield 2002
    • PGDip Med Ed - University of Nottingham 2017
    • FFST Ed - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2018
    • FRCS (Gen Surg) - Royal College of Surgeons of England 1994 (Intercollegiate 2000)


    Director of Education for the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ALSGBI)

     British Medical Association (BMA)

     Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS)

     European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)

     British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)

     International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity & metabolic disorders (IFSO)

    The Oesophageal Section of the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG)

     Honorary Secretary for the Grey Turner Surgical Society (GTSS)

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