Consultant Profile

Mr Bart Decadt

Mr Bart Decadt MD (Leuven), MD (Norwich), FRCSI, FRCS (Gen Surg)
Practicing at:
Spire Fylde Coast Hospital and Spire Manchester Hospital, Spire Regency Hospital, Cheshire
  • General surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Obesity Surgery
Special clinical interests:
  • Weight loss surgery
  • Surgery for cancers of the stomach and oesophagus
  • Surgery for Barrett's oesophagus
Research interests:

Laparoscopic surgery
Bariatric surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant General Surgeon
Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport

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

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons
British Obesity and Metabolic Surgical Society
European Association of Endoscopic Surgery
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons
Manchester Medical Society
Alliance Surgical.

Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Decadt finished his medical training in Belgium, he took up surgical training in South Africa and Manchester. Mr Decadt also undertook the first MD degree at the University of East Anglia in evidence based Laparoscopic surgery.

He was appointed as a Consultant surgeon in 2005 at Stepping Hill Hospital. He has pioneered laparoscopic assisted cancer surgery for stomach and oesophagus in the North West.

Mr Decadt is the Lead Consultant Surgeon for Upper GI Surgery for the Stockport NHS Foundation Trust.  He regularly performs advanced laparoscopic and weight loss surgery both in the NHS practice and in the private sector. Mr Decadt's main interest is bariatric surgery. During his research fellowship he was involved with the first laparoscopic gastric banding in the UK in 1997.

In addition Mr Decadt's special interests include

Anti-reflux surgery
Bile duct exploration
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Insertion of gastric balloon for obesity
Lapband for obesity
Laparoscopic gastric bypass (for obesity and/or diabetes)
Laparoscopic gastrectomy
Laparoscopic Oesphagectomy
Repair of groin hernias

Personal profile:

Mr Decadt enjoys outdoor activities with his family whenever he can such as walking and traveling.

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