Mr Nicholas Boyle

Consultant General Surgeon


Specialises in

  • Hernia repair surgery
  • Reflux
  • Gastroscopy and colonoscopy
  • Lipoma, haemorrhoids and gastrointestinal
  • Gallbladder removal

I have held a consultant post at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust since 2000. I trained at Southampton, St Thomas' and Guy's Hospitals. I specialise in gastrointestinal and laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery.

My specialist interests include the treatment of hernias, gallstone disease, and gastro-oesophageal reflux. I trained as a general surgeon and therefore see and treat patients across the whole specialty of general surgical conditions.

I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and hold a Master of Surgery Degree from the University of London.

To schedule an appointment with me please call my secretary directly on 01892 741146.

General Medical Council Number: C3245617

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Nicholas Boyle at Spire include:

General surgery

Other treatments

  • Endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Minimal access surgery

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Additional information

Bowel disease
Gallstone surgery
General surgery
Hernia repair surgery
Laparoscopic surgery
Minimal access surgery

Special clinical interests: Colonoscopy; Gallstone disease; Gastroscopy; Gastrointestinal; General surgical conditions: Lipoma, Haemorrhoids, Laparoscopic (keyhole surgery) for hernia repair surgery including inguinal, femoral, incisional, umbilical, epigastric and hiatus; Reflux - gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD).

My research degree involved measuring stomach blood flow following surgery and the effect of drugs on gastrointestinal perfusion. I have published over 30 papers in peer reviewed journals.

Consultant Surgeon, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

I am married with four children. I'm a keen cook and spend most of my free time eventing with my horse, James.

Mr Nicholas Boyle is Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee at Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital. Their role is to provide senior professional advice to the Hospital Director and Director of Clinical Services in order to support effective medical governance and oversight. They are paid £12,000 per annum for this role and are also entitled to receive the following fees for the provision of additional ad hoc services:  (i) £750 for chairing a Professional Review Committee; (ii) £500 for each annual medical appraisal undertaken for a doctor designating to Spire for the purposes of revalidation; and (iii) £200 per hour for the preparation of an independent report (up to a maximum of £500 per report) upon request by the Medical Director or Chief Medical Officer.
Telephone 01892 741 150
Private secretary Sofia Ghebreab
Private secretary telephone 01892 741 146
Private secretary fax 01892 740 620
Private secretary email