Mr James Ramus

Mr James Ramus

Consultant Bariatric Surgeon


Specialises in

  • Gallstone keyhole surgery
  • GERD disease and hernias
  • Weight loss surgery
  • Keyhole surgery for gastrointestinal reflux

I am a specialist Upper GI and weight loss (Bariatric) surgeon with over 12 years' experience in primary and complex upper GI and bariatric surgical procedures.

I am a fully qualified General and Upper GI Surgeon specialising in gallbladder surgery (cholecystectomy), hernia surgery and weight loss (Bariatric) surgery.

I have performed over 1,000 cholecystectomies, 500 weight loss procedures and 600 laparoscopic hernia repairs.

I qualified in 1997 from St Mary’s Hospital, London. Following this, I underwent basic surgical training in London followed by higher surgical training in the Oxford region. I then became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2001 and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2009. I was awarded an MD in Clinical Research 2008 from University College, London for work on Barrett’s oesophagus and progression to oesophageal adenocarcinoma.

I also underwent a post CCT fellowship in Bariatric and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton (Level 1 Unit and Centre of Clinical Excellence for Bariatric surgery) in 2010-11. Since then, I have been appointed as a substantive Consultant General/UGI and Bariatric Surgeon at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading in May 2012.

I am the Director of Thames Valley General Surgery LTD. 


General Medical Council Number: C4440994

Treatment information

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


General surgery

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Additional information

MSC MMBS / St Mary's Hospital, London / 1997
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS (Eng) / Royal College of Surgeons, England / 2009
Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons

MD / University College London / 2008
Doctor of Medicine

MRCS / London / 2001
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons

Professional memberships

British Medical Association (BMA)

General Medical Council (GMC)

AUGIS (association of upper GI surgeons)

BOMSS (British Onesity and metabolic surgery society)

IFSO (International Federation of Bariatric surgery)

Professional leadership

Chair of the Robotic surgery steering committee (RBH)

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