Consultant Profile

Mr Nicholas Boyle

Mr Nicholas Boyle BM, MS, FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastrointestinal surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Minimal access surgery
  • Weight loss surgery (Obesity)
    Special clinical interests:
    • Laparoscopic (keyhole surgery) for
      Hernia repair surgery including inguinal; femoral; incisional; umbilical; epigastric; hiatus
    • Gallstone disease
    • Reflux (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease – GORD) 
    • Weight Loss Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band
    • Gastroscopy
    • Colonoscopy

    General Surgical Conditions:

    • Lipoma
    • Haemorrhoids
    • Gastrointestinal
    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Surgeon, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

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

    Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI)
    Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons (AUGIS)
    British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    01892 741 146
    Private secretary:
    Ms  Heather Edwards
    Private secretary telephone number:
    01892 741 146
    Private secretary fax:
    01892 740 620
    Private secretary email address:
    1st and 3rd Monday Evenings each month and Wednesday Mornings
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Nick Boyle has held a consultant post at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust since 2000.  He trained at Southampton, St Thomas’ and Guy’s Hospitals.

    Nick specialises in gastrointestinal and laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery.  His specialist interests include the treatment of hernias, gallstone disease, gastro-oesophageal reflux and obesity.  He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and holds a Master of Surgery degree from the University of London.  

    Nick trained as a general surgeon and therefore sees and treats patients across the whole speciality of general surgical conditions.

    Nick’s research degree involved measuring stomach blood flow following surgery and the effect of drugs on gastrointestinal perfusion.  He has published over thirty papers in peer reviewed journals.

    Personal profile:

    Nick is married with four children.  He is a keen cook and spends most of his free time eventing with his horse James.

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    Mr Nicholas Boyle

    Mr Nick Boyle- Consultant General and Weight Loss Surgeon - Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital Kent

    Mr Nicholas Boyle has recently performed his first groundbreaking surgical procedure for the treatment of Gastro Oesophageal Reflux Disease, The Linx Reflux Management System.

    Please take a look at the latest press release for further information on the procedure,  the views of the Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital first LINX patient and Mr Boyle's comments on GORD and the treatments available.

    As one of the first hospitals to be offering a One Stop Hernia Service Spire Tunbridge Wells is delighted to announce that Mr Boyle will be performing the assessments and surgery for hernia.

    Reflux Centre at Spire Tunbridge Wells


    Mr Boyle is part of our multidisciplinary team at the Reflux Centre. Find out more by phoning 01892 741150.

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