Mr James Hewes

Mr James Hewes

Consultant Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon

Specialises in

  • Bariatric surgery
  • Hernia repair
  • Management of gallstone disease
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Wednesday (alternative): 1.30pm - 4pm

An initial consultation with Mr James Hewes is from £150.

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Treatment information

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

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.

General Medical Council Number: C4184368

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Additional information

Clinical interests

General surgery
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.

Qualification and professional memberships

Current NHS posts

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

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.

Contact information

Telephone 0117 980 4070
Private secretary Antonia Duys
Private secretary telephone 01179 804052
Private secretary email
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