Mr Eniola Folaranmi
Consultant Paediatric Surgeon
MB BS, BSc, FRCS Paed Surg
"The facilities at Spire Hospital are excellent and afford me the opportunity to provide the best care to the patients under my care."
I am a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon with advanced minimally invasive skills.
I undertook an 18 months laparoscopic fellowship in addition to my paediatric surgical training and have performed over 200 minimally invasive procedures in children.
I am the lead for research in the paediatric surgery department and have published widely in peer reviewed journals.
I have a specialist interest in general paediatric surgery of childhood. This includes performing the following: circumcision, inguinal herniotomy, orchidopexy, umbilical hernia repair, gastroscopy, division of tongue tie and epigastric hernia repair.
In addition I have a specialist interest in paediatric upper GI and thoracic cases. This includes performing the following: gastrostomy insertion, laparoscopic fundoplication, laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and laparoscopic splenectomy.
I am the lead for clinical governance and research in the paediatric surgery department at University Hospital of Wales.
To date I have performed over 2,000 paediatric surgical procedures. Some of my operative numbers are: Gastrointestinal surgery (322), general surgery of childhood (eg hernia/hydrocele/circumcision/epigastric hernia) (800), laparoscopic surgery (fundoplication/cholecystectomy/splenectomy/appendicectomy/UDT) (250), oncology/endocrine surgery (355) and neonatal surgery (213).
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Eniola Folaranmi at Spire include:
Paediatric surgery including orchidopexy, inguinal herniotomy and PEG insertion.
Spire Cardiff Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
MB BS / Imperial College London / 2005
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MBBS is a degree given to physicians at the basis of their training
FRCS Paed Surg / Royal College of Surgeons of England / 2017
Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons
I am the lead for clinical governance in paediatric surgery department at University Hospital Wales