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
  • Gastroenterology
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • General medicine
    • Obesity
  • General surgery
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Obesity
  • Weight loss surgery (Obesity)
    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.

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    01625 505412/505406
    Private secretary email address:
    Mon/Wed am
    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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    Mr Bart Decadt

    Mr Bart Decadt, gastric bypass, lap-band, intra gastric balloon

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