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Professor Giles Toogood

Professor Giles Toogood

Consultant hepatobiliary surgeon
MA, DM, FRCS

Practising at

Spire Methley Park Hospital

Spire Leeds Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Giles Toogood at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

Pancreatic and biliary surgery Liver disease

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Professional profile

I am a professor of hepatobiliary surgery at St James’s University Hospital, Leeds.

I trained at Oxford University and was appointed as a consultant in 1998. I perform gallbladder, liver cancer and liver transplantation surgery and work in one of the largest units in Europe.

I have published over 160 peer reviewed publications and have supervised several post graduate fellows towards PhDs and MDs.

I am currently the principal external examiner for Oxford University Medical School and I exam for the Intercollegiate Specialty Board in General Surgery and also for the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes in HPB Surgery.

I was on the NICE guidelines group for gallbladder disease and I am the President elect of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland. I was also the Founder President of the Great Britain and Ireland Hepatopancreatobiliary Association (2009).

I perform over 150 laparoscopic cholecystectomies a year and I am currently involved in leading a multicentre trial looking at best practice in patients with gallstone pain and symptoms.


Clinical Interests

Hernia repair surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
General surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Liver disease
Minimal access surgery
Pancreatic and biliary surgery


Private contact details

Telephone Spire Leeds 0113 218 5668 / Spire Methley Park 01977 664228
Website http://yorkshiregallstoneclinic.co.uk
Private secretary Kelley Hartley
Private secretary email kelley.hartley@spirehealthcare.com

Media Coverage

Painful hell over for JoJo

Life changing op for bride to be

Cancer survivor raises more than £100 000 for research

Leeds cancer survivors round of thanks

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Great Britain and Ireland Hepatopancreatobiliary Association
International Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association
European and African Hepatopancreaticobiliary Association
Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
Royal College of Surgeons

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Current NHS posts

Consultant hepatobiliary surgeon, St James's University Hospital
Professor in hepatobiliary surgery, University of Leeds

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Personal Profile

I am married to a local GP and have three daughters. I played both first class cricket and rugby in the 1980s and now play a little golf. Currently I am on the main committee at Lords.

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