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Mr James Hewes

Mr James Hewes

Consultant Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon
MB ChB, MD, FRCS

Practising at

Spire Bristol Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr James Hewes at Spire include:

Bariatrics

General surgery

Other treatments

General surgery Endoscopy Gastrointestinal surgery Hernia repair surgery Obesity Surgery

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Professional profile

I am a consultant surgeon at North Bristol NHS Trust based at Southmead Hospital. I was appointed in 2012 and have since become the lead surgeon for Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery. I is experienced at all types of benign Upper GI surgery including gallstone disease, bile duct exploration, antireflux surgery and hiatus hernia repair. I also perform splenectomy and surgery for achalsia of the cardia.

James’ main subspecialty is Bariatric or weight loss surgery and has had extensive training in London prior to moving to Bristol.

I am an experienced endoscopist regularly performing upper GI endoscopies for conditions including surveillance for Barretts Oesophagus.


Clinical Interests

General surgery
Endoscopy
Gastrointestinal surgery
Hernia repair surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Laparoscopic and Minimal Access Surgery, Management of gallstone disease including cholecystectomy and bile duct exploration, Antireflux and Hiatus Hernia Surgery, Surgery for Achalasia of the cardia, Laparoscopic Splenectomy, Bariatric Surgery including Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic and open inguinal and abdominal wall hernia repairs.

Private contact details

Telephone 0117 980 4070
Website http://www.jameshewes.co.uk
Private secretary Antonia Duys
Private secretary telephone 01179 804052
Private secretary email antonia.duys@spirehealthcare.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS)
Member of the Association of Upper GI surgeons (AUGIS)
Member of the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)
Member of the International Federation of Surgery for Obesity (IFSO)
Member of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management (FMLM)

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon, North Bristol NHS Trust, Southmead Hospital

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Personal Profile

When away from work I spend much of my time with my young family of three energetic children. I am a keen sportsman and you may meet me cycling on the roads around Bristol. I am an avid reader, a lover of music and a lapsed potter.

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