Mr Ian Beckingham
Consultant General Surgeon
BM BS, DM, FRCS
I am a Consultant General Surgeon and hold an NHS post at the Nottingham University Hospitals. I studied at University of Nottingham Medical School.
I am an enthusiast and leading proponent of laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery and have pioneered a number of procedures in the East Midlands.
I have been President of the Association of Upper GI Surgeons and on the Councils of the British Obesity Surgery Society and Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons.
I run local and national training courses for hernia and gallstone surgery. I am an examiner in the final fellowship surgery exams.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ian Beckingham at Spire include:
B Med Sci (Hons) / University of Nottingham Medical School / 1985
Bachelor of Medical Sciences
BM BS / University of Nottingham Medical School / 1987
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Primary FRCS (England) / United Kingdom / 1989
Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons
ATLS / United Kingdom / 1991
Advanced trauma life support
DM / United Kingdom / 1994
Doctor of Medicine
I am a keen supporter of Rugby Union and played and Captained School, Medical School and University teams. I enjoy the mountains, hill walking, climbing and am an enthusiastic skier both on and off-piste. In Nottingham, I enjoy the theatre, cooking and have taken up Olympic Lifting. I am learning French – slowly!