Consultant Profile

Mrs Rhoda Sutherland

Mrs Rhoda Sutherland 
Practicing at:
Spire Southampton Hospital
  • Allied Health Professionals
    • Dietetics
  • Gastroenterology
    • General medicine
      • Diabetic medicine
      • Hypertension
    Special clinical interests:
    • Acute care nutrition
    • Malnutrition
    • Weight loss & weight loss surgery
    Research interests:


    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
    • British Dietetic Association
    • Health Professionals Council
    • Dietitians in Obesity Management UK
    • British Association of Parenteral and Enteral nutrition
    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    023 8076 4324
    Private secretary:
    Kelly Roberts
    Private secretary email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Rhoda Sutherland has worked as a hospital dietitian for many years. In particular she has focused on acute care nutrition, research in malnutrition and nutrition and cancer. She has specialised in weight loss surgery since 2002.

    Rhoda works with Mr Van den Bossche, Mr Byrne and Mr Kelly and runs the pre-assessment and patient follow-up programmes in close liaison with the other members of the bariatric multidisciplinary team. Her weight loss advice focuses on pre-operative dietary preparation and lifestyle changes after surgery to help patients achieve maximum benefit from surgery.

    Rhoda trained in nutrition and dietetics in Aberdeen and is registered with the British Dietetic Association and Health Professions Council. She is a member of Dietitians in Obesity Management UK, British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society and the British Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

    Rhoda works closely with the gastroenterology team and provides advice on gastrointestinal disorders such as IBS, ulcerative colitis, Crohns and Coeliac disease.

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    Mrs Rhoda Sutherland

    Mrs Rhoda Sutherland

    Free weight loss surgery information evenings

    Weight surgery and dietitian at Spire Southampton Hospital

    If you are interested in finding out more about weight loss surgery, why not come along to one of our free information evenings?

    Click here to see our events diary

    To book your free place please call us on 023 8091 4471 or email

    Weight loss surgery at Spire Southampton Hospital

    Diet advice before and after weight loss surgery, Spire Southampton Hospital

    Procedures include gastric bypass, gastric band, sleeve gastrectomy and POSE (incisionless surgery), we are committed to providing the best quality care for all our patients. Click here for further information about weight loss surgery at Spire Southampton Hospital.

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