Mr Simon Monkhouse

Consultant Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon

Practising at

Spire St Anthony's Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Simon Monkhouse at Spire include:


General surgery

Other treatments

Anti-reflux surgery

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Professional profile

I am a consultant upper GI, bariatric and laparoscopic surgeon. I provide the full range of upper GI emergency and elective services including endoscopy, bariatric surgery, gallbladder surgery, hernia surgery and anti-reflux surgery. All procedures are carried out using the laparoscopic 'keyhole' approach.

I specialise in upper GI surgery which focuses on the abdomen, stomach and gallbladder. I perform weight loss surgery, gallbladder surgery and hernia surgery.

I have been a consultant for two and a half years and set up my weight loss surgery practice. I have since performed over 130 complex procedures and all results are available on the national bariatric surgery registry (NBSR). I have performed over 300 gallbladder procedures.

I am the clinical lead surgeon for weight loss at Spire Gatwick Park.

I studied at the University of Cambridge and was awarded prizes for academic disinfection. I was the recipient of the 'Your Care Matters: Improving the patient experience' aware at the SASH Annual Staff Awards of Excellence 2015. This aware is presented to a person whose great work is repeatedly highlighted.

Clinical Interests

Weight loss surgery
General surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Minimal access surgery

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Media Coverage

Pub Landlord Toasts Surgery that saved him
April 2016

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBChir / University of Cambridge / 2001
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
A qualification to denote independence and full training in specialty surgery

Professional memberships

Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons - ALS
Association of Upper GI Surgeons - AUGIS
British Obesity and Metaboloc Surgery Society - BOMSS

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Current NHS posts

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

I am happily married with two young energetic sons.

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Private contact details

Telephone Gatwick Park- Insured - 01293 778 919; Self funding - 01293 778 906. St Anthony's- Insured- 020 8335 4678/9 or Self-Pay- 020 8335 4646