Miss Marianne Sampson

Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgeon

MA, MB BChir (Cantab), FRCS

Specialises in

I have been a Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon since 2009, with a particular interest in gallbladder disease, laparoscopic hernia surgery, anti-reflux procedures and bariatric surgery. I have developed a major bariatric centre at the Royal Berkshire hospital, and provide a parallel practice at the Spire Dunedin Hospital with our specialist bariatric multidisciplinary team. The practice offers a full range of primary procedures including gastric bypass, gastric bands, balloons and sleeve gastrectomy, as well as revisional surgery, with excellent results for both weight loss and resolution of weight related comorbidities.

I am a specialist in laparoscopic surgery, and have wide experience in the treatment of abdominal wall and groin hernias, gallbladder and biliary surgery. I am an experienced endoscopist and endoscopic trainer, and use this to diagnose upper gastrointestinal problems, as well as for treatments such as dilatation of strictures.

I have performed over 1,000 laparoscopic cholecystectomies and 500 laparoscopic hernia repairs.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Miss Marianne Sampson at Spire include:


General surgery



Other treatments

  • Antireflux surgery (primary and revisional)
  • Treatment for achalasia and other benign oesophageal disorders
  • Revisional bariatric surgery
  • Abdominal wall recontruction surgery
  • Laparoscopic bile duct exploration

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Additional information

MB BChir / University of Cambridge / 1996
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional memberships

Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS)

Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)

Professional leadership

Clinical Governance Lead for the Department of Surgery at the Royal Berkshire Hospital

Consultant, The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust since 2009.

Telephone 0118 955 3597
Private secretary Janet Marshall
Private secretary telephone 0118 955 3597
Private secretary email Janet.MARSHALL@spirehealthcare.com