Consultant Profile

Mr Shaun Preston

Mr Shaun Preston BSc(Hons), MBChB, FRCS(Eng), MD, FRCS(Gen Surg).
Practicing at:
Spire Clare Park Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
Special clinical interests:
  • Gallstone surgery
  • Groin hernia surgery (inguinal and femoral)
  • Anti-reflux surgery
  • Hiatus hernia and diaphragmatic hernia repair (including giant paraoesophageal hernias)
  • Barrett’s oesophagus
  • Oesophageal cancer
  • Gastric cancer
  • Achalaisa
  • Endoscopy and with ultrasound
  • Laparoscopic surgery 
Research interests:

Mr Preston's Doctorate (MD) was awarded for research on the effects of gut hormones on stomach and bowel cancer.

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • AUGIS - Association of Upper GI Surgeons (South Thames Representative, Member of Clinical Services Committee, represent AUGIS at NICE, Cancer Services Committee at the Royal College of Surgeons of England & The Association for Cancer Surgery)
  • ALS - Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons
  • BMA - British Medical Association
  • EAES - European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons
  • FRCS - Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England


Contact Details 
Private secretary:
Jane Sharp
Private secretary telephone number:
01483 207 231
Private secretary fax:
01483 540 466
Private secretary email address:
Monday (AM)
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Preston is lead clinician for the regional oesophago-gastric unit based at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, a position he has held since September 2006. Prior to this he was Consultant Surgeon on the internationally renowned Northern Oesophago-Gastric Unit, Newcastle upon Tyne, where he had worked since March 2000. He was the gold medal and prize winner in the intercollegiate FRCS(Gen) examination in 2000 and was the British Council Fellow at the National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo in 2001.

He is a laparoscopic surgeon who specialises in the management of diseases of the oesophagus and stomach with particular interests in radical surgery for cancer. He regularly teaches and trains surgeons to perform laparoscopic hernia repair, cholecystectomy & cholangiography (imaging the bile duct) and oesophago-gastric cancer surgery on courses at the MATTU Guildford. He also lectures and demonstrates surgical techniques at international meetings on a regular basis.

Personal profile:

Mr Preston is married with two young children. He enjoys skiing, walking and mountain biking; all of which are less frequent since the birth of said ’two young children’. He also has a passion for sports cars and motor racing, fine wine and good food.

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Mr Shaun Preston

Mr Shaun Preston General surgery Consultant, Farnham, Surrey, Hampshire, private hospital specialist.

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