Mr Jeffrey Lordan

Mr Jeffrey Lordan

Consultant Upper GI, HPB and General Surgeon


Specialises in

  • Gallbladder surgery
  • Hernia surgery
  • Liver and pancreas disease
  • Upper GI surgery

I am a Consultant Upper GI, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) and General Surgeon based at the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. I have a special interest in sarcoma, complex benign liver and pancreas disease, and the use of minimally invasive and robotic techniques for HPB surgery.

I am the Tumour Site Specific Group (TSSG) Lead for Upper GI and HPB cancer for the Kent and Medway Cancer Collaborative (KMCC).

I completed my undergraduate training at Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Medical School, London before training as a surgeon in the South West Thames London Deanery. I went on to undertake specialist fellowships at the liver and transplant unit in Birmingham and the Royal Marden NHS Foundation Trust, London.

Between 2015-2020 I was based at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust as a Consultant HPB, Sarcoma and Multi-organ Retrieval for Transplantation Surgeon. Between 2014-2015 I was a Locum Consultant HPB and and Multi-organ Retrieval Surgeon at the Birmingham Liver transplant unit. I also did a Sarcoma Oncology fellowship at the Royal Marsden Hospital.

I am involved in medical education as an RCS college tutor. I have achieved several awards for my teaching including the 2017 Award for Outstanding Teaching and 2017 Top Teachers Award from University College London and the 2006 Trust Award for Excellence in Medical Teaching from Frimley Park Hospital. I also have an interest in research and completed a PhD focusing on the biology of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary cancer. I have had several research articles published in peer-reviewed medical journals and I have presented my work nationally and internationally in over 75 conferences.

I have launched the START course at MTW for foundation doctors and have developed a bespoke surgical curriculum for foundation doctors at MTW.


General Medical Council Number: C4641582

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Jeffrey Lordan at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

  • Hernia surgery including: Inguinal, femoral, abdominal wall, umbilical, Spigelian, and epigastric hernias
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy including complex cholecystectomy and bile duct exploration
  • Minimally invasive surgery

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Additional information

General surgery
Gallstone surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Liver disease
Minimal access surgery

My special clinical interests include: general and upper GI surgery; HPB (liver and pancreas), gallbladder / bile duct surgery; minimal access surgery; hernia surgery; acute and elective general surgery.

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Medical Defence Union

British Medical Association

I have a special interest in translational research involving the genomics and proteomics of metastatic colorectal cancer in the liver with continuing work at MTW and University of Kent.

While at the Royal Free London and University College London, I was appointed as the Principle Investigator for the STRASS Trial, a phase III randomised study of preoperative radiotherapy plus surgery versus surgery alone for patients with retroperitoneal sarcomas (EORTC). In 2019, I joined the CholeQuIC-ER National Quality Improvement Project in association with the Royal College of Surgeons of England, with selected trusts within the UK.

Consultant Upper Gastrointestinal, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and General Surgeon - Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.

Honorary Consultant Surgeon - Kings College London NHS Foundation Trust.