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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr David J Exon at Spire include:
My practice at Spire Leicester Hospital mirrors my NHS practice, focusing on gastrointestinal and abdominal problems. I have considerable experience in the laparoscopic surgical management of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, hiatal hernia repair and oesophageal dysmotility.
I have carried out over 1,500 keyhole operations (anti-reflux procedures, cholecystectomy, hernia repairs), since becoming a consultant.
I was appointed as Consultant Upper GI and General Surgeon in Leicester in 2010. Originally from Birmingham, I studied medicine at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London, qualifying in 1990. I then trained in all aspects of General, Upper GI and Pancreato-biliary Surgery in London and Hong Kong. After working in NW Thames; at hospitals such as Hammersmith and The Royal Marsden, I took up the post of Clinical Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Oesophago-gastric Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2001), before being appointed Consultant Upper GI and Laparoscopic (keyhole) surgeon in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee (2004-2010).
Hernia repair surgery
Minimal access surgery
Special Clinical Interests: Gastro-oesophageal reflux, Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery, Hiatal hernia surgery, Oesophago-gastric Cancer, Gastroparesis and Oesophageal motility disorders, Laparoscopic surgery for Gallstones, Groin and Abdominal herniae.
MB BS / University of London (Royal Free) / 1990
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
FRCSI / Dublin / 1997
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
FRCS (Gen Surg) / London / 2003
Intercollegiate Specialty Examination in General Surgery
MD / University of London / 2009
Doctorate of Medicine
FRCSEd / Edinburgh / 2010
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons
British Medical Association
Society of Academic and Research Surgery
Experts in Severe and Complex Obesity (ESCO)
Consultant Upper GI, General and Laparoscopic Surgeon, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS TrustBack to top
Most of my free time is spent with my wife and our two boys. If there is any time left then the bike, rugby or the labradoodle calls.Back to top
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