Royal Cornwall Hospital

Benign Upper GI & Bariatric Surgery Fellowship



Fellowship location

Fellowship Centre Royal Cornwall Hospital
Fellowship Country UK
Centre Town/City Truro, Cornwall


Fellowship faculty

Fellowship Director Mr Michael Clarke
Contact Number 01872 252373
Faculty Email michael.clarke16@nhs.net


Fellowship details

Speciality focus Benign Upper GI & Bariatric Surgery
Duration 12 – 18 months
Salary £30,002 – £47,175 (plus on call supplement)
On-call Yes (1 in 10)
Next available January 2019


Fellowship history

Programme began 2013
Previous fellows 2
Current fellows 0
Operative experience Bariatric (primary & revision) – 130 (68 RYGB / 29 LSG / 16 LAGB)
Laparoscopic cholecystectomy – 157
Laparoscopic CBD exploration – 14
Laparoscopic fundoplication – 19
Laparoscopic para-oesophageal hiatus hernia – 12
Laparoscopic inguinal hernia (TAPP / TEP) – 32


Fellowship contents

Oesophageal resection No
Gastric resection No
Liver resection No
Liver transplant No
Pancreas resection No
Bariatric surgery Yes – 100 cases are performed by the unit each year
Research opportunities Yes (clinical)


Additional information

The duration can be adapted to suit the needs of the fellow