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."

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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).


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Eniola Folaranmi at Spire include:


Other treatments

Paediatric surgery including orchidopexy, inguinal herniotomy and PEG insertion.

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Additional information

Paediatric laparoscopic surgery
Paediatric surgery

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

Professional memberships

Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons

Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group

General Medical Council

Medical Defence Union

Professional leadership

I am the lead for clinical governance in paediatric surgery department at University Hospital Wales

University Hospital of Wales