Mr Andrew Masters

Consultant General & Upper Gastro-intestinal/Laparoscopic Surgeon
MBBS, MS, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Gen Surg).

Practising at

Spire Murrayfield Hospital Wirral

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Andrew Masters at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

Keyhole surgery for:- Groin/abdominal wall herniae, gall bladder and bile duct disease, lymph node biopsy, anti-reflux/hiatal hernia surgery, Splenectomy & endoscopy. Diseases of oesohagus/stomach/pancreas/liver

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Professional profile

I have been a consultant surgeon for 18 years and am highly experienced in all aspects of benign and malignant diseases of the upper gastro-intestinal tract with the exception of bariatric surgery.

I trained for 12 years with 4 years as a senior registrar and a further year spent as a sabbatical in Hong Kong learning oesophago-gastric and hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery before my appointment as a Consultant. I have carried major pancreatic resections for 8 years. I have carried out major cancer surgery of the oesophagus and stomach for 7 years.

I specialise in elective and emergency general surgery. I have a special interest in open and minimal access upper-gastro-intestinal, biliary, abdominal wall & groin hernia surgery, antireflux/hiatal hernia as well as laparoscopy splenectomy & lymph node surgery. I am a highly experienced endoscopist.

My extensive experience in oesophageal/stomach & pancreatic surgery allows me to be a key opinion leader.

I perform between 100-120 laparoscopic gall bladder operations per year. To date, I have carried out over 2,000 gall bladder operations in both my NHS and private practice.

Regularly, I carry out laparoscopic and open groin & abdominal wall hernia surgery as well as anti-reflux/hiatal hernia and splenectomy surgery.

I am an honorary lecturer at the University of Liverpool.

Clinical Interests

Gallstone surgery
General surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Pancreatic and biliary surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS, MS, FRCS (ed), FRCS (Eng). FRCS (Gen Surg). / University of London / 1982
Medical Qualifications

Professional memberships

Association of Upper Gastro-intestinal Surgeons

Professional leadership

Until recently, I have been clinical lead for gall bladder surgery at Arrowe Park Hospital.

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Current NHS posts

Wirral Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Personal Profile

I like to keep by rowing, running and cycling as well as weight training. I am a keen but very much recreational golfer.

I have ridden performance motorcycles since the age of 18. 

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Private contact details

Telephone 0151 929 5181