Mr Bruno Lorenzi

Consultant General, Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon


"At Spire Wellesley Hospital, the staff are always friendly, polite and professional. The facilities are brilliant and the care provided to patients is excellent."

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I offer laparoscopic weight loss surgery as well as general and upper GI surgery at Spire Wellesley Hospital. My specialty is laparoscopic “keyhole” surgery for weight loss as well as gallstones, hernias, gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn) and cancer of the stomach and oesophagus (gullet).

I have specific interests in laparoscopic “keyhole” weight loss and upper GI surgery, day case surgery and upper GI endoscopy. I have performed over 4,000 operations with great success and have received excellent feedback from my patients.

I qualified with honours at the University of Siena, in Italy (the eighth oldest University in the World, founded in 1240) and gained experience in Laparoscopic and General Surgery in renowned centres in USA (Cleveland Clinic in Florida), France (Istitut Paoli-Calmettes in Marseille), and in the UK (Oxford and Leeds).

I received a four-year research grant from the University of Siena, and achieved my PhD in Oncology and Genetics and the title of “Doctor Europaeus” in 2012 in collaboration with the University of Oxford. My research work has been published in peer-reviewed medical journals, and I have been an invited speaker at national and international meetings.

I have completed prestigious Fellowships in Oesophageal and Gastric Cancer Surgery at The Royal Marsden Hospital in London, and in Laparoscopic Bariatric (weight loss) and Metabolic Surgery at the Imperial College in London. I have given teaching sessions on minimally invasive and weight loss surgery at Anglia Ruskin University and Imperial College in London. I currently work as Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford (part of Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust).

I enjoy working together with the bariatric and weight loss team at Spire Wellesley Hospital. We will give you an honest opinion regarding your suitability for surgery, putting your wellbeing and safety first. We will help you in understanding if weight loss surgery is appropriate for you and choosing the most appropriate type of procedure and anaesthetic for your surgery. We will assist and prepare you for your operation, and look after you during and after surgery to optimize the results of your operation.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Bruno Lorenzi at Spire include:


General surgery

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Additional information

Degree in Medicine and Surgery / University of Siena (Italy) / 2002
Degree in Medicine and Surgery

Specialist Training in General Surgery / University of Siena (Italy) / 2008
General Surgery

PhD / University of Siena (Italy) in collaboration with University of Oxford (UK) / 2012
Doctor of Philosophy

Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Fellowship / Imperial College London (UK) / 2014
Period of Medical Training

Professional memberships

Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland (AUGIS)

British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS)

International Society of the Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE)

European Society of the Diseases of the Esophagus (ESDE)

General Medical Council (GMC)

Consultant General and Upper GI Surgeon at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford (Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust).

I am a keen tennis player having played an ATP double match some years ago partnering with my brother and professional player Paolo. I currently enjoy padel tennis and running in the beautiful Essex countryside.

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