Professor Jonathan Barry

Consultant Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeon

MB BCh, MCh, FRCS (Eng)

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I am a Consultant Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeon and lead clinician at the Welsh Institute of Metabolic and Obesity Surgery, Morriston Hospital, Swansea.Following qualifying in Cardiff in 1996 I completed my basic surgical training in South Wales and submitted a higher degree on gastric cancer awarded in 2006 by the University of Wales. On completion of higher surgical training I spent 15 months in specialist fellowship training in bariatric surgery in Liverpool prior to taking up my post in Swansea.I have a number of roles in Swansea University holding Honorary Senior Lecturer status and continue to teach bariatric surgery both nationally and internationally. I have had a number of appearances on radio and television and furthermore have actively engaged at Government level regarding Obesity strategy pathways in Wales.I am the Welsh Representative for the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland together with Regional Specialty Professional Advisor for the Royal College of Surgeons of England.I am widely published in areas of bariatric surgery, particularly in the early metabolic response to surgery.

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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Jonathan Barry at Spire include:


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Clinical interests

Special Clinical Interests: Sleeve gastrectomy surgery and Gastric bypass surgery.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons

International Federation of Surgery of Obesity

American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons

British Obesity and Metabolic Surgical Society

Current NHS posts

Consultant Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Welsh Institute of Metabolic and Obesity Surgery, Morriston Hospital, Swansea.

Personal profile

I live in Cardiff and am an active supporter of many types of spectator sports.

Contact information

Telephone 029 2073 6011