Mr Ian Beckingham

Consultant General Surgeon


Specialises in

  • Gallbladder / gallstone removal
  • Hernia surgery
  • Liver surgery

I am a Consultant General Surgeon and hold an NHS post at the Nottingham University Hospitals. I studied at University of Nottingham Medical School.

I am an enthusiast and leading proponent of laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery and have pioneered a number of procedures in the East Midlands.

I have been President of the Association of Upper GI Surgeons and on the Councils of the British Obesity Surgery Society and Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons.

I run local and national training courses for hernia and gallstone surgery. I am an examiner in the final fellowship surgery exams.

General Medical Council Number: C3245820

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ian Beckingham at Spire include:

General surgery

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Additional information

General surgery

B Med Sci (Hons) / University of Nottingham Medical School / 1985
Bachelor of Medical Sciences

BM BS / University of Nottingham Medical School / 1987
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Primary FRCS (England) / United Kingdom / 1989
Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons

ATLS / United Kingdom / 1991
Advanced trauma life support

DM / United Kingdom / 1994
Doctor of Medicine

Professional memberships

Association of Surgeons (ASGBI)

Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of GB & Ireland (ALS)

Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons (AUGIS)

British Medical Association (BMA)

British Obesity & Metabolic Surgeons Society (BOMSS)

Nottingham University Hospitals 

I am a keen supporter of Rugby Union and played and Captained School, Medical School and University teams. I enjoy the mountains, hill walking, climbing and am an enthusiastic skier both on and off-piste. In Nottingham, I enjoy the theatre, cooking and have taken up Olympic Lifting. I am learning French – slowly!