Consultant Profile

Mr Michael Pellen

Mr Michael Pellen MBBS, FRCS, MD
Practicing at:
Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Obesity
    • Obesity Surgery
Special clinical interests:

Bariatric Surgery, including gastric balloon
Anti-reflux surgery
Laparoscopic surgery including primary, recurrent and incisional hernia repair
Gallstone surgery (cholecystectomy)

Research interests:

Teaching and training
Simulation technology
Bariatric surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Upper G.I. and Bariatric Surgeon Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust

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

Royal College of Surgeons of England
Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons (AUGIS)
British Obesity and Metabollic Surgery Society (BOMSS)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01482 672 444
Private secretary telephone number:
01482 672 441
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Pellen's clinical practice covers advanced keyhole (laparoscopic) and open surgery of the abdomen including weight loss (bariatric) surgery, anti-relux and hiatus hernia surgery, gallstone surgery, hernia surgery and diagnostic endoscopy.

Mr Pellen's aim is to be a patient-focused surgeon, recommending and providing the very highest standard of surgical treatment options. Mr Pellen has sought to refine his expertise in the most advanced, evidence based and up to date procedures available.

To this end his training and research has been undertaken in several specialist centres of excellence including:

  • Northumbria Upper GI Team of Surgeons Unit
  •  AZ Sint Jan Hospital (Bruges, Belgium) with Dr Bruno Dillemans (one of Europe's leading weight loss surgeons and  Secretary General of the Belgian Obesity Surgeons)
  • Groote Schuur (Cape Town, South Africa)
  • St James University Hospital and Castle Hill Hospital

Mr Pellen's work has been published in the international and national peer-reviewed scientific literature and he is an active trainer on courses for Management of Trauma of the Injured (Advanced Trauma Life Support) and the Royal College of Surgeons keyhole surgery training courses nationally.


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Mr Michael Pellen

Mr Michael Pellen General surgery Consultant, Hull, East Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

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