Mr Simon Atkinson

Mr Simon Atkinson

MS FRCS

General Surgery

32 years of experience
21 years as a specialist

Subspecialties

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

  • English
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Registered with

  • Royal College of Surgeons: 239875
  • General Medical Council: 3262395
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    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Shard

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

    London Bridge Hospital

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

    St Thomas Hospital

    Westminster Bridge Road 3rd Floor, Block 7, South, London, United Kingdom, SE1 7EH
    2 reviews

    About

    Simon Atkinson is a Consultant Pancreaticobiliary and General Surgeon currently based at London Bridge Hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital and King’s College Hospitals. His posts are at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and Kings College Hospitals and private practice is at HCA London Bridge Hospital. His areas of specialism are hepatobiliary and upper GI surgery including gallbladder surgery and gallstones, pancreatic surgery and pancreatic cancer as well as general surgery.

    Mr Atkinson completed his medical training at The Royal London Hospital, before undertaking surgical training in the South East Thames region. He went on to train in gastrointestinal surgery at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and pancreaticobiliary at the Royal Perth Hospital in Western Australia. He has conducted research into the management of surgical patients on intensive care and nutrition.

    As well as specialist services Simon Atkinson offers a general surgical gastrointestinal service to diagnose and treat abdominal pain. As part of his general surgical practice skin and subcutaneous lumps can be diagnosed and treated.

    Simon Atkinson offers a range of general surgical services including surgery for all types of hernia both keyhole (laparoscopic) and open, upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, surgery to the stomach and duodenum, small intestine and appendicectomy.

    Simon' interests outside of surgery are those of a busy family life, squash and evolutionary biology.

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    Medical procedures

    • Endoscopy / Gastoscopy / OGD
    • Gallbladder Removal (Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy)
    • Hernia Repair (keyhole and open)
    • Inguinal hernia repair
    • Incisional hernia repair
    • Umbilical hernia repair
    • Lymph node biopsy
    • Pancreatic Surgery
    • Pancreatic cancer surgery
    • Distal Pancreatectomy
    • Pancreacticoduodenectomy
    • Whipples operation
    • Pancreatitis
    • Biliary Surgery
    • Splenectomy
    • Diagnostic Laproscopy
    • Lipoma and skin lump removal
    • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
    • Appendicectomy
    • Hernia Repair (Keyhole)
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    Special interests

    • Abdominal pain
    • Gallstones
    • Gallbladder disease
    • Cholecystitis / inflamed gallbladder
    • Gallbladder polyps
    • Complex keyhole / laparoscopic gallbladder surgery
    • Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers
    • Haemorrhoids
    • Hernia (Groin, Umbilical, Femoral and Hiatus)
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancreatitis
    • Skin and subcutaneous lumps
    • Lymph nodes
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pancreatic cancer
    • Peritoneal Tumours
    • Bile Duct cancer
    • Bile Duct blockages
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    Education

    • BSc Anatomy, University of London 1984
    • MBBS Royal London Medical College, University of London, 1987
    • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) of England 1992
    • MS University of London 1994
    • Great Britain & Ireland Hepatopancreatobiliary Association (GBIHPBA)
    • Association of Upper GI Surgeons
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