Mr Alan James

Mr Alan James

Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgeon


Specialises in

  • Achalasia treatment
  • Anti-reflux surgery
  • Endoscopy - gastroscopy/ERCP
  • Gallstones treatment (laparoscopic cholecystectomy)
  • Hernia repair

I am a consultant in upper gastrointestinal and laparoscopic surgery at Spire Gatwick Park private hospital in Horley, Surrey, offering private appointments to patients in Surrey, Sussex, and South London.

My clinical interests include gallstone disease, anti-reflux surgery and laparoscopic and open hernia repair.

I'm also consultant surgeon, Surrey and Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust.

I qualified from Oxford University and Kings College London and undertook my specialty training in the South East Thames region. I was trained in the South East Thames region, with subspecialty posts at Brighton and Sussex University Hospital and St Thomas’ Hospital.

General Medical Council Number: C4034652

Treatment information

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

General surgery

Other treatments

  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Minimal access surgery

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Additional information

Gastrointestinal surgery
General surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery

Upper GI surgery, gallstone disease, anti-reflux surgery.

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England

British Medical Association

Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Surrey and Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust

I am a keen musician, playing guitar and composing electronic music. I enjoy squash, cycling, sailing and have two children.