Mr Nicholas Boyle

Mr Nicholas Boyle

Consultant General Surgeon


Specialises in

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

I trained at Southampton, St Thomas' and Guy's Hospitals and specialise in gastrointestinal and laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery.

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

Treatment information

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

General surgery

Other treatments

  • Acid reflux
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Minimal access surgery

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Additional information

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

Special clinical interests: Gallstone disease, gastroscopy, gastrointestinal, general surgical conditions, lipoma, 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.

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 held the position of Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee at Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital until September 2022. 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 £14,000 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 Insured 01892 741 242; Self-pay 01892 741 150
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