Mr Michael Lewis
Consultant General Surgeon
MBBS, MS, FRCS(upper GI)
I have been working as a Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon at the NNUH since 2000 with my main area being Upper GI cancer and laparoscopic surgery.
I specialise in Upper GI cancer surgery (oesophageal and gastric cancer) and laparoscopic surgery (cholecystectomy, hernia repair, splenectomy and anit-reflux surgery).
To date I have performed over 2500 laparoscopic cholecystectomies, 2000 hernia repairs and over 300 UGI cancer resections over a 16 year period in both NHS and private practice.
I am research lead for the department of Surgery at the NNUH. I was Clinical Director for Surgery at the NNUH from 2007 to 2011 and Governance Lead from 2000 to 2007.
I am an honorary Senior Lecturer at Norwich Medical School (UEA) and honorary Professor at St Georges Medical School, Granada.
I have done several research and randomised trials on both my cancer work and laparoscopic work which have been published and presented over the years and can be accessed on Pubmed.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Michael Lewis at Spire include:
Groin strain, antireflux (hiatal hernia) surgery, gastrointestinal cancer, endoscopy, gastrointestinal surgery, hernia repair surgery, laparascopic surgery, minimal access surgery, obesity surgery , upper gastrointestinal cancer.
MB BS / St Thomas' Medical School / 1988
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Association of Upper GI Surgeons (AUGIS)
Society Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT)
Most recent publications: 1. Surgical treatments for esophageal cancers. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2014 . PMID:25266029 2. Does the site of anastomosis for esophagectomy affect long-term quality of life? Dis Esophagus. 2014 Dec PMID:25515370 3. A randomised, single blinded trial, assessing the effect of a two week preoperative very low calorie diet on laparoscopic cholecystectomy in obese patients.” HPB 2016
Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
Honorary Senior Lecturer UEA
In my spare time I enjoy running, playing football, off piste skiing, ski touring, basic carpentry and basic childcare (warning: the last two don't mix)