Mr John Meyrick Thomas

Mr John Meyrick Thomas

Consultant General Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Bushey Hospital

Spire Bushey Diagnostic Centre

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr John Meyrick Thomas at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Gastrointestinal pathology
  • Gastrointestinal cancer

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Professional profile

Mr John Meyrick Thomas qualified from Caius College, Cambridge and Bart's in 1974, doing house jobs at St Leonard's and Bart's hospitals. Post-FRCS he worked at Watford for a year and Exeter for 2 years as surgical registrar (winning the Southwest Surgeons' prize); and then spent 2 years as research fellow in the Gastroenterology department at Central Middlesex, doing research which led to the Master of Surgery degree from Cambridge University.

Mr Meyrick Thomas was the Senior Surgical Registrar at the Royal Free, Whittington and Royal Northern Hospitals 1984-1989 prior to being appointed as Consultant Surgeon & Surgical Gastroenterologist in 1989. He held an Associate Professorship with the St George's University School of Medicine (Grenada) and Honorary Senior Lectureship at University College London, both in recognition of his teaching of medical students. He has published and lectured widely on subjects related to surgery and gastroenterology.

Mr Meyrick Thomas' practice comprises general, laparoscopic, upper GI and non-cancer colorectal, as well as both upper and lower GI endoscopy. His particular interests include laparoscopic anti-reflux and hiatal hernia surgery, hernia surgery, groin pain and ingrowing toenails!

Clinical Interests

Gastro-oesophageal reflux and laparoscopic antireflux and hiatal hernia surgery, hernia surgery, groin pain, endoscopy/colonoscopy..

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons
Associations of Upper Gastro Intestinal Surgeons and Coloproctology
British Association of Surgical Oncology
Association of Surgeons of GB&I
British Society of Gastroenterology

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Current NHS posts

West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust (retired). Sessional Endoscopist - North Middlesex, Barnet, Chase Farm and Edgware Hospitals.

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Personal Profile

Outside surgery, I play the classical guitar (badly but I'm practising) and my wife and I both enjoy visits to the theatre, opera, ballet and fine art exhibitions, as well as choral singing, skiing and travel.

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Private contact details

Telephone 020 8901 5555
Private secretary Dawn Sayers
Private secretary telephone 07595 491674