Dr Andrew Hartland

Dr Andrew Hartland

Consultant Bariatric Physician and Chemical Pathologist with a special interest in weight management

Mb, ChB, FRCPath

"Spire Little Aston offers excellent facilities for patients and staff. It has a warm, caring atmosphere, which means patients feel relaxed knowing the entire staff are committed to providing the highest quality of care."

I am a Consultant Bariatric Physician specialising in Medical Weight Loss. The service offers a full range of weight loss therapies including up to date approved and licensed tablet and injectable weight loss therapies. I have been specialising in medical weight loss since 2002, In 2013 I was awarded a Fellowship with the National Institute for Care and Health Excellence (NICE) to lead on medical weight management and the prevention of diabetes. I also provide medical aftercare and follow up for a patient following bariatric surgery (gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy).

I specialise in medical weight loss treatments approved and licensed tablet and injectable therapies. I also provide aftercare and medical follow-ups for patients following bariatric surgery (gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy). As a Consultant Chemical Pathologist and Lipidologist, I provide a service for the management of cholesterol and lipids, including lipid-lowering medication.

I have been a Consultant Bariatric Physician since 2002. In 2010 I was elected President of the Pathology Section, Royal Society of Medicine.

I am Medical Lead for Medical Weight Management at an NHS Tertiary Referral Centre for Bariatric Surgery.

I am an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham Medical School.

I am a Founding Trustee of the British Obesity Society.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Andrew Hartland at Spire include:


Other treatments

Medical weight management service, including the use of licensed medication for weight loss. I also provide a service of medical follow-ups for patients following bariatric surgery.

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Additional information

Clinical biochemistry
Weight loss surgery

Mb ChB FRCPath / University of Birmingham / 1991
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Fellow of Royal College of Pathologists
MB ChB is a degree taken to qualify as a doctor. FRCPath awarded once Consultant level

Professional memberships

Royal College of Pathologists (Fellow)

Royal Society of Medicine (Previous President of Pathology Section)

National Institute for Care and Health Excellence - NICE (Awarded Fellowship 2013)

British Obesity Society (Founding Trustee)

Association for Clinical Biochemistry

Professional leadership

Medial Lead at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Bariatric Centre.

Consultant Chemical Pathologist, Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust.

Outside Medicine I have 3 children and being their taxi service is my second job.

My wife is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the same field as myself and together we are committed to providing our patients with the highest quality care.