Consultant Profile

Mr Peter Lamb

Mr Peter Lamb MBBS MD FRCS(Gen) FRCS(Ed)
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh
  • General surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Weight loss surgery (Obesity)
    Special clinical interests:

    - General surgery including gallbladder and laparoscopic and open hernia surgery
    - Weight loss surgery including laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, and revisional surgery
    - Upper gastrointestinal surgery including laparoscopic surgery for gastro-oesophageal reflux and hiatus hernia
    - Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
    - Oesophageal and gastric cancer
    - Minor surgery

    Research interests:

    My main ongoing research interests are oesophagogastric cancer, weight loss surgery, and surgery for gastro-oesophageal reflux. During my training I completed a two-year MD at the Northern Oesophagogastric Unit, Newcastle, on oesophageal cancer. I have active interests in undergraduate teaching and surgical training. I am the course coordinator for an annual UK laparoscopic hiatal surgery course in Edinburgh.

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant General & Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary
    Honorary Senior Lecturer, The University of Edinburgh

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (AUGIS)
    British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMMS)

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0131 316 2530
    Private secretary email address:
    Personal email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    I have worked as a consultant surgeon at Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh since 2008 specialising in upper gastrointestinal and general surgery. Before my consultant appointment I completed higher surgical training in the North East of England from 2002-2007 and a fellowship in Upper GI Surgery at Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia 2007-2008. My main clinical interests include oesophageal and gastric cancer, weight loss surgery, benign laparoscopic upper GI surgery, general surgery, and laparoscopic hernia repair. I am a consultant on the busy emergency rota at the Royal Infirmary for general and upper GI surgery.

    Personal profile:

    I live in Edinburgh with my wife and three young children. Having previously represented Scotland & Great Britain at water polo I still enjoy swimming regularly to keep fit.

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    Mr Peter Lamb

    Mr Peter Lamb General surgery & Weight loss surgery (Obesity) Consultant, Edinburgh, private hospital specialist.

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