Consultant Profile

Mr Giles Toogood

Name:
Mr Giles Toogood MA DM FRCS (Gen)
Practising at:
Spire Leeds Hospital, Spire Harrogate Clinic and Spire Ilkley Clinic
Specialties:
  • General surgery
    • Endoscopy
    • Laparoscopic surgery
    • Liver disease
    • Pancreatic and biliary surgery
Special clinical interests:
Gallbladder surgery
Gallstones
Hepatobiliary and laparoscopic surgery
Liver surgery
Liver tumours
Research interests:
Colorectal liver metastases and gallstones
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant General Surgeon, St James's University Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor in Surgery, University of Leeds
Year of first medical qualification:
1986
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Chairman, Great Britain and Ireland Hepatopancreatobiliary Association
International Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association
European and African Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association
Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons
 
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0113 218 5668
Private secretary:
Kelley Hartley
Private secretary telephone number:
0113 218 5668
Private secretary email address:
 
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Giles Toogood is a consultant hepatobiliary surgeon based at Spire Leeds Hospital, St James's University Hospital and Wharfedale General Hospital. He qualified at Oxford University and subsequently trained in Oxford, Cambridge and Australia, including a period of research for Doctor of Medicine thesis.

The St James's Hospital Hepatobiliary Unit is one of the busiest in Europe, performing liver transplantation, liver resection and laparoscopic surgery. As one of the consultants in the unit Mr Toogood performs both open and keyhole surgery specialising in hepatic and biliary disease.

Mr Toogood is the Clinical Director for Day Surgery at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust and has a particular interest in day care laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gall bladder removal).

As an Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons and as a member of the Yorkshire Training Committee Mr Toogood has an interest in training. Mr Toogood also has a busy research programme studying colorectal liver cancer and has fellows working towards MD and PhDs. They have recently been awarded both MRC and CRUK Research Fellowships to support this work.

Each year Mr Toogood performs in excess of 250 laparoscopic cholecystectomies and 100 major liver operations including laparoscopic liver resection and liver transplants.

Personal profile:
Mr Giles Toogood is married to a local GP and has three daughters. He played both first class cricket and rugby in the 1980s and continues to play for his local club side with increasingly stiff joints!

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Mr Giles Toogood

Mr Giles Toogood General surgery Consultant, Leeds, West Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

Mr Giles Toogood's personal website

For further information about Mr Toogood's medical practice and his special surgical interests, visit his personal website, Yorkshire Gallstone Clinic.

 

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